This is the classic tour on Friendship Highway between Lhasa to Kathmandu in Nepal as it covers most of Tibet's main historical sites, offers superb natural scenery of the great Himalayan range and features a spectacular roller-coaster ride down into the Kathmandu valley. This Tour will allow tourists to experience exotic culture and spectacular nature.
What to see
As an important highway connecting Tibet and Nepal, Friendship Highway (G318) plays an instrumental role in two country’s tourism. This itinerary covers Lhasa, the political, cultural and economical center of Tibet; Tsetang, the "cradle of Tibetan civilization"; Shigatse, the political, cultural and economical center of Shigatse area; Mt. Everest, the highest peak in the world; Zhangmu, a small border town; Kathmandu the city of temples; Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha; Chitwan, tropical jungle of Nepal, and Pokhara and Nagarkot, famous tourist resorts. Besides, this tour includes cultural landscapes, like religious monasteries and historic cities, and natural landscapes, such as snow-capped mountains, sacred lakes, vast prairie, and lush forest, two of which are perfectly matched.
When to go
The golden travel season starts from April to June and all the way to early September and late Oct. July and August is the rainy season in Tibet with the exception of southeastern region, where there is little rain.
This trip will first take you to visit Kathmandu, then to the world's highest peak, Mount Everest, later to explore mysterious Tibetan culture and fabulous landscape of Tibet while driving from Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse, last to visit Lhasa.
After one day tour in Kathmandu, fly to the holy city Lhasa to visit its landmarks and the beautiful holy lake Namtsp, then to wordship the holy Lake Manasarovar and sacred Mt. Kailash through unpopulated area of northwest Tibet.
This cultural tour from Lhasa to Kathmandu begins from Lhasa, to Tsedang - the "cradle of Tibetan civilization", Gyantse - Tibet's traditional town and Shigatse - Tibet's second largest city, and ends at Kathmandu, capital of Nepal.
This natural scenery tour covering Tibet and Nepal will show you the amazing landscape of Himalayas, turquoise lakes, vast grassland dotted with sheep and yaks, magnificent mountains, primeval forest, grand valleys.
Lhasa tour from Kathmandu by air is designed for tourists who only get a short holiday around a week. After a full day tour in Kathmandu, Nepal, fly to Lhasa for another two full days of sightseeing in the holy city. It is a wonderful experience of Hi
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