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Tibet Overland Budget Tour

Tsangpo River

A Fixed Guaranteed Group Join-in-Tour
Departures: Every Saturday
EX - Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing/Kunming
Best Season: March - November
This is one of the most popular group join-in tour of Tibet for low budget & individual travelers. This tour is jointly promoted by a group of prominent Tibet tour operators based on using simple budget hotels. The tour is scheduled drive in & fly out & is particularly suitable for those travelers planning to continue into Mainland China. We can help you to book flight or train tickets into any part of Mainland China out of Lhasa. Generally group size is higher & averages 15-25 pax.


Itinerary

Day 1: KATHMANDU-NYLAM
Drive Kathmandu to Kodari border. Meet Tibet guide & continue to Nylam. O/N Nylam Guest House.

Day 2: NYLAM- DINGRI/LHATSE (4350 m)
Drive Nylam to Dingri/Lhatse across Thong la Pass. En route visit Milarepa Cave, Tibet's greatest yogi.

Day 3: DINGRI/LHATSE-SHIGATSE-(3860 M)
Drive to Shigatse  across Tsoula pass (4500 M) & Gyatso la pass (5220 M). Visit  Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Tibetan Buddhist hierarchy & Shigatse open market. Check into hotel.
             

Day 4: SHIGATSE-GYANGTSE (3990 M), 90 KMS
Drive to Gyangtse. Visit Kubum stupa & Pelkor choede Monastery.

Day 5: GYANGTSE-LHASA (3990 M), 350 KMS
Drive via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Lhasa across Karo la (5045 m) & Kampa la  pass (5050 m) to Lhasa, the capital city. Check into Mandala/Flora Hotel.

Day 6:  LHASA
Guided sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung,  the biggest monastic university of Tibet & Nechung Monastery, temple of the  State oracle of Tibet.

Day 7: LHASA
Guided sightseeing tour of Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa  market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center &  Norbulinka Palace.

Day 8: LHASA-KATHMANDU/CHENGU
Transfer to airport to connect flight to KATHMANDU/CHENGDU or to train station for onward journey by Tibet Railways to Chengdu/Beijing/Shanghai/Xining.

Cost in USD Per Person: (MIN 2 PAX)

USD 450 per person, Single supplement - USD 90

Cost Includes:
● Tibet permit, entrance fees
● Twin sharing accommodation
● Daily breakfast
● All transfers & sightseeing tours as per given schedule

Cost Excludes:
● Airfare & airport taxes / Train Fair
● Insurance & emergency rescue charges
● Extra porter/transport charges in the event of landslides
● Baggage handling charges at Kodari border
● Tibet visa fee USD 116 for USA nationals & USD 200 for other nationals