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Lhasa to Kathmandu

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Lhasa to Kathmandu

Hello

What is the best and easiest and quickest way to get from Lhasa to Kathmandu? Preferably also the cheapest? We hope to be there next year and would appreciate any advice.

Thanks.

K

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1. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

No more than two ways. To fly or to do the overland tour.

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2. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

The flight it'll be not so cheaper than a tour from lhasa to kathmandu :-(

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3. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

The flight ticket varies by 2000-3000 RMB. Cost of 4WD itself beats it. Not to mention to add the sightseeing and other fees.

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4. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

I will try to fit Lhasa to Kathmandu on my August 2013 trip.

question:

how many hours will be by 4WD ?

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5. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

Hi K2spuky,

Generally, Lhasa to Kathmandu is done 6 Nights 7 Days or 7 Nights 8 Days or 8 Nights 9 Days Tour. It's not like one day drive or something like that. The total duration depends on what you want to see in Tibet.

Here is a simple itinerary for you which doesn't cover sightseeing around Lhasa.

Day 01: Lhasa - Gyantse

Day 02: Gyantse - Sighatse

Day 03: Sighatse - Shegar / New Tingri

Day 04: Sighatse - Rongbuk

Day 05: Rongbuk - Nyalam - Kathmandu

A company or Tibet travel agency is compulsory for non-Chinese citizens.

Good Luck!

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6. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

You also do the like below an itinerary,which is fast one.

Day 01 Arrive Lhasa.

Day 02 In Lhasa.

Day 03 Lhasa- Old tingri.

Day 04 old tingri - Kathmandu.

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7. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

You can hit Zhangmu on midnight of D1 (maybe going into D2), hit Kathmandu on D2 if you are Chinese citizen using public bus Lhasa-Zhangmu. But it's never a comfortable trip. Not recommendable.

If you are foreign traveller. You normally reach Zhangmu on D3, get to Zhangmu on D4.

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8. Re: Lhasa to Kathmandu

Hi!

When are you planning to be in Tibet? I'm planning an Overland Trip from Tibet to Kathmandu with an overnight at EBC before crossing to Nepal.

Maybe we could join-in. My time frame is April 27-May 10th.

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