Trans Himalayan Journey
8 Days Tibet Overland Tour
A FIXED GUARANTEED TOUR
Departures: Every Saturday/Tuesday
EX : Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing/Kunming
Best Season : March - November
This is an adventure trip for
travelers on a limited time & budget. The
breathtaking trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu
toLhasa & the overland route from Lhasa
to Nepal border offers truly spectacular views
of the Himalayas, high mountain passes, ancient
monasteries, fortresses & a people &
culture from a bygone era.
The trip is scheduled fly in/drive
out but is also operated drive in/fly out at
sometimes depending on practical necessity.
This tour is offered in 3 hotel categories to
choose from depending on ones interest &
budget; Lhasa Hotel(formerly Holiday Inn), Kyichu
Hotel or similar & budget hotel.
Rhino Travel Agency do not make
any pretensions of offering very low budget
tours in unmanageable big groups. Our group
generally tends to be smaller & we make
every effort, under the circumstances, to provide
quality services at very reasonable prices.
Our tour itinerary is better designed &
additionally include visits to Shalu Monastery,
Sakya Monastery & Milarepa Caves which most
other operators skip.
Day 01 : KATHMANDU-LHASA (3650 M), 90
Transfer to airport to connect SZ 408 KTM-LXA
Upon arrival you will be met by our Tibet representative
& transfered to Hotel.
Day 02 : 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 03 : 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 04 : LHASA-GYANGTSE
(3990 M), 350 KMS
Drive via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Gyangtse
across Kampa la pass 5050 m & Karo la (5045
m)passes. Visit Kubum stupa & Pelkor Chode
Day 05 : GYANGTSE-SHALU-SHIGATSE
(3860 M), 90 KMS
Drive to Shigatse. En route visit Shalu Monastery.
Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen
Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious
hierachy & Shigatse Market.
Day 06 : SHIGATSE-SAKYA-SHEGAR/DINGRI(4350
Drive to Shegar across Tsoula pass (4500 M)
& Gyatso la pass (5220 M). En route visit
Day 07 : SHEGAR-ZHANGMU(2300
Drive to Zhangmu. En route visit Milarepa Cave.
Day 08 : KATHMANDU
Walk across Friendship Bridge & transfer
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
Accommodation on twin sharing basis on Bed &
Breakfast basis as per the hotel plan, all necessary
sightseeing tour as per the programme, all necessary
monastery entrance fees, English speaking guide,
private ground transfers, Tibet travel permit.
Hard & Soft drinks, all expenses of personal
nature, Nepal re-entry visa fee, Airport Departure
Tax, Charge for photography, Travel Insurance,
Emergency evacuation, Visa fee, Urgent Visa
Fee & Airfare.