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Program 7: ( Tibet Overland ) 8 Days

Drive-in and fly-out or vice versa. Overland 7 nights and 8 days economic tour to the ancient land - Tibet

Day 01: Kathmandu - Zhangmu - Nyalum (4300 m) - 125 kms Early morning drive (5hrs) from Kathmandu to Kodari, Chinese border. Breakfast will be served on the way in Dhulikhel. Reach about 12 noon at the border. Complete immigration formalities on Nepal side. Drive in a truck/pick-up van for 50 minutes to Zhangmu (buffer zone), Tibet-China side. Drive further 2.30 hrs to nyalum through beautiful landscape.
Day 02: Nyalum - Xegar (4350 m) - 244 kms. Drive about 8 hrs to Xegar Crossing Lalung La Pass (5050 m). From here, one can see a beautiful view of Mt.Everest (8848 m).
Day 03: Xegar - XIgatse (3900 m) 244 kms. Drive 8 hrs to reach Xigatse, the place of famous Tahilunpo Monastery and seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thangko wall which is clearly visible on the north side of the road.
Day 04: Xigatse - Gyantse (3950 m) - 90 kms. IN the morning visit Tashilumpo Monastery and free market of Xiagtse. Later in the afternoon, prepare for 2 hours drive to Gyantse. Visit Khubum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery.
Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa (3650 m) - 259 kms. Drive 8 hours via Yamdruk Tso (turquioise Lake) crossing two spectacular passes, Karo La (5010 m) and Kamba La (4794 m) to reach Lhasa.
Day 06/07: Lhasa - Sightseeing tour of Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple Drepung Monastery and Barkhor Bazaar and sera Monastery.
Day 08: Lhasa - Kathmandu flight - Transfer to Gonggar Airport (2 hrs). The flight takes 1 hr 10 min. This is one of the most beautiful flight in the world for its spectacular view of the snow capped Himalayan mountain panorama.

Booking Form

ONE WORLD TRAVEL
P.O.Box-3073, Kamladi
Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 977-1-422783, 435478
Fax: 977-1-474627

tibnep@ccsl.com.np

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