Day 01 Zangmu (2304m)
From (Thamel) at 5:30 hrs. for an approx. 6 hrs. drive to Kodari , friendship Bridge (Chine/ Nepal Boarder). On a clear morning enroute, on will get a clear view of Mt. Langtang, Mt. Gaurishanker, Mt. Melungtse and Kumbu Himal. After completion of custom and immigration check, book into hotel . Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02 ZHANGMU - XEGAR (4350M) - 244 Kms
From Zangmu the road follows the deep valley of Bhote Kosi river with lots of water fall. After 2.5 hrs. Drive to reach Nylam Pass (3800m) viewing Jugal Himal. Continue driving via Lulang la (5050m) viewing other mountain ranges like Mt. Langtang (7245m), Mt. Xixapangma (8013m), Mt. Dorje Lakpa (6980m), Mt. Makalu (8464m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8515m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m). O/N at hotel.
Day 03 XEGAR - XIGATSE (3900m) - 244 kms
Lhatze is 03 hrs. Away over a 5220m pass. Near the petrol station, there is a small restaurant where tea/snacks are available. Depending upon the road conditions, Sakya Monastery which is 26 kms off from the main road will be visited. Sakya is one of the oldest and most important Bonpo Monasteries. Reach Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastery and seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thanka Wall clearly visible on north side of the road. O/N at hotel.
Day 04 XIGATSE - GYANGTSE (3,950M) - 90 Kms
After visiting Tashi Lumpo Monastery in the morning including Bazaar of Xigatse, drive to Gyangtse which is 02 hrs. Gyangtse is small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 Kms south west of Lhasa, on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small Kingdom. Visit Kumbum Chorten which was built around 1400 AD. It later became the main center for trade with British India. O/N at hotel.
Day 05 GYANGTSE - LHASA (3,650m)
08 hrs. drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karola Pass (5010m) and Kamba La Pass (4,794m). The Karo La climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khang Sa (7223m) and Ralung (6236m). While driving you will see Yamdruk Tso (Turquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hour to cross around. After passing Kamba la Lhasa valley is seen to the north. You will cross the Brahmaputra river. Reach Lhasa and check in at hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket. O/N at hotel.
Day 06 and 07 IN LHASA
These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, The Jokhang temple surrounding
Day 08 LHASA - KATHMANDU
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to airport which takes 02 hrs. drive - Representative will assist you. Departure of flight for Kathmandu would be approx. 10:00 hrs. China standard time and arriving Kathmandu at 09:00 hrs. Nepal standard time. Flight Lhasa/Kathmandu last for 01 hour ten minutes. During the flight you will see the following : Yarlung Tsangpo river, Lake Yamdrok, Kanchanjunga (8586m) and Makalu (8463m) and Everest (8848m). (Weather Permitting)