I am planning to visit Nepal and Tibet in October this year. I intend to fly into Kathmandu and then fly to Lhasa as opposed to entering via mainland China.
At this stage I'm looking at around 22nd Oct but I can be a bit flexible with dates. My plan is to arrive Lhasa on 19th Oct and spend few days in Lhasa visiting sights in and around Lhasa and may be a day trip to Lake Namsto before commencing the tour. I'm looking at a 9 day Lhasa to Zhangmu (Nepal border) trip incl EBC. The itinerary:
Day 1-4 - Lhasa
Day 5 - Gyantse
Day 6 - Gyantse/Shigatse
Day 7 - Shitgatse/Shegar (New Tingri)
Day 8 - Shegar/Rongbuk Monastery/EBC
Day 9 - EBC/Zhangmu (Nepal border)
If anyone out there is considering travel to Nepal/Tibet at this time of year, I'd be happy to have a travel companion or few!
Discovering Tibet mid/late Oct 2010
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