Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Tour via EBC is a great adventure overland travel through China, Tibet and Nepal.This is an epic 15 days trip that encompasses the stunning capital of China. Beijing to Lhasa and Kathmandu Overland Tour takes you to three oriental cities: Beijing, Lhasa and finally to Kathmandu in Asia. After 2 days train journeys from Beijing to Lhasa tour visit Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Yamdrok Lake and Barkhor street. You will then drive towards Kathmandu via Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp, exiting out Tibet from Gyirong/Kerung. Tour around Kathmandu, you will visit important historical and heritage sites: Pashupatinath temple, Boudha, Swoyambhu Stupa, medieval old palace squares-Patan and Bhaktapur in Kathmandu. An amazing tour in the trans-Himalayan region is suitable for all adventure travelers. For booking inquire, Beijing to Lhasa and Kathmandu Tour with Everest Base Camp package price and dates for 2023.2024, please email us at [email protected] and call or leave on message on Whats App +977 9851023742.
Tour Name: Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Tour
Tour Duration: 15 Days
Tour Difficulty: Moderate
Tour Season: April to November
Tour Altitude: 3600m- 5220m
Tour Cost: USD 3000 - USD 4500
Group Size: 01 - 12 people
Tour Package: Standard
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep/Flight
Start/End of Tour: Beijing /Kathmandu
The 15 days Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu tour is the best overland tour in the world.
Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Tour is truly the once in a life time holidays from Beijing to Kathmandu via Lhasa. The tour starts in Beijing and ends in Kathmandu including Everest Base Camp. Beijing to Lhasa tour is an adventure trip on the world's highest railway via Tibet Qinghai railway. After a historical tour in Lhasa, we drive from Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour along China Nepal Friendship Highway visiting the famous cities and lakes in Tibet including Gyantse, Shigatse, Yamdrok Lake, Sakya and EBC. This is a world famous tour. This tour also gives a life changing experience as a verdant greenery replaces the dry and arid Tibetan landscapes once you leave the Tibet. In Kathmandu we will visit heritage sites such Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath stupa.
Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Tour is an amazing adventure overland tour in Asia that visits Beijing, the capital of China, Lhasa - the capital of Tibet and Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. These all three cities Beijing, Lhasa and Kathmandu are the heritage and the historical importance cities of Asia. Millions of tourists travel to see these cities and sites every year.
Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Overland Tour discovers the charm of ancient history of China, Tibet and Nepal. This tour starts from Beijing with an adventure train journey which covers 4060km railway from Beijing to Lhasa. The world's highest Qinghai Tibet railway covers 1110 km offers the most beautiful scenery on the earth with lakes and mountains of Tibet. You can see wild animals from the window of Train while travelling to Lhasa on Train.
Once you arrive to Lhasa after 48 hours train journey on the day third, your Tibetan guide will receive you there and drive to hotel. We visit the major attractions of Tibet such as Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulinka Palace, Barkhor street and Drepung monastery during Lhasa sightseeing tour. We then continue Lhasa to Kathmandu overland tour with an excursions of the important Tibetan cities of Gyantse, Shigatse and Xegar.
Day 01: Beijing - Get in Train.
In the evening you board on the the sky train to Lhasa and experience the world's highest railway journey. O/N at Train.
Day 02: In Train Journey
The 4060km journey lasts for 48 hrs. Looking through UV blocked train window, you remain captivated by the flashing glimpse of Chinese countryside, flat cultivated lands, brown hills, and riverside valleys. The train passes across 5200m high Tanggula Mountain pass, amidst the real mountain vistas, as you near the Tibetan plateau. The train continues to pass through mesmerizing views of the turquoise Qinghai Lake and uniquely shaped vast Tibetan Plateau right below huge mountain range with 7000m peaks, dominating the entire landscape.
Equipments for oxygen supply and an oxygen mask are also available in the train for those who are prone to altitude sickness. The train is fitted with soft sleepers, vacuum flush toilets, flat-screen TVs and the finest dining service. O/N at Train.
Day 03: Arrive in Lhasa (3650m)
After traveling for approximately 48 hours, across the 'roof of the world', you finally arrive in Lhasa. At the Lhasa train station you will be met by your Tibetan tour guide who will escort you to your hotel.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650m)
After breakfast, you will be briefed on the day tour. The guided Lhasa tour explore Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and the Barkhor Square and Jokhang temple, the Tibetan cultural and heritage sites.
Day 05: sightseeing in Lhasa (3650m)
Guide Lhasa tour visit the majestic Potala Palace dominates the landscape of Lhasa. The palace has more than thousands room full of Tibetan art, murals and statues and the tombs of the eight Dalai Lamas. In the afternoon, visit Drepung Monastery and observe nuns and monks chanting and performing religious discourses.
Day 06: Free day in Lhasa (3650m)
Free day in Lhasa for acclimatization. Spend it on your own.
Day 07: Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m, 261km)
Driving along the Friendship Highway crossing Khamba La(4794m) with a brief halt to savor majestic views of Yamdrok-tso Lake and Nazin Kang Sa, standing at 7252m. On turning westwards, you come across another Karo La pass(5045m). From the roadside, you can see huge glaciers tumbling down. After driving for 261km on beautifully landscaped Tibetan villages come into view as you enter the town of Gyantse.
Day 08: Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m, 90km)
Gyantse prides with Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong, a 14th century historical fort, overlooks the entire Gyantse and the surrounding Nyang Chu Valley. Kumbum has a large gold-domed stupa and houses several chapels and Tibetan Buddhist murals. After exploring Gyantse, take a 90km drive to Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet that lies at an altitude of 3900m. Tashilhunpo Monastery, being one of the largest functioning monasteries in Tibet, is the major attraction of Shigatse.
Day 09: Xigatse to Xegar (4050, 244km)
Today you will traverse along the Friendship Highway amidst picturesque landscape driving past small town of Lhatse and Gyamtso La pass (5220m). As the route opens into plains, you pass many monasteries and camps of nomadic herders en route to Shegar.
Day 10: Xegar to Rongbuk (5000m, 68km)
Leaving Shegar, you will drive towards the south crossing Pang La pass (5150m). Along the way, you delight in the amazing views of snow-capped peaks from Makalu to Shishapangma. After driving for 68 km, you eventually reach Rongbuk (5000m). You can view the spectacular Mount Everest from here. You will have overnight accommodation in a guest house.
Day 11: Everest(5200m) to Kyilong Town(2600m)
In the morning, if the weather is good, tourists can see the sun rise on the top of Mt Everest, after visiting the base camp, drive to Tongla pass to see the panoramic view of Himalaya mountain range. Then driving down to Kyilong, where is surrounded by forest with ice-capped mountain background. The altitude is 2600m at the border.
Day 12: Exit China through Kyilong Border(2600m), then drive to Kathmandu
In the morning, drive clients to the Sino-Nepal border - Kyilong, tour guide will assist clients to check out of the border. After going through the immigration, Nepalese driver will pick you up at the border and drive to Kathmandu. The road to Kathmandu is bumpy but the scenery is quite beautiful, you can see the deep gorges, rivers all through the way. the road condition is rough in Nepal so this 160km road takes a whole day.
Day 13: Kathmandu sightseeing day Tour
Kathmandu tour visit the major sightseeing places in Kathmandu that is the historic important monuments, temples, monasteries, palaces enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as Boudhanath stupa, Hindu temples of Pashupatinath and Patan durbar square.
Day 14: Kathmandu day Tour
Kathmandu day tour visit Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal which has not been touched by western culture and experience unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship, Swoyambhunath stupa known as Monkey temple offer a great view of Kathmandu valley.
Day 15: Kathmnadu Airport
Final complementary airport transfer to your flight back to home and if you prefer to stay longer, you can extend your trip to other parts of Nepal, such as Safari at National park, rafting, trekking.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Tour. The following trekking tour equipment and gears are recommended before Beijing Lhasa Kathmandu Tour. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)