Lhasa-Kathmandu direct bus has now in service, taking about 2 days. Or by chartered vehicle, it takes only 8 hours travelling from Gyirong Port to Kathmandu. Asia Odyssey Travel has operated the Lhasa-Gyirong overland tour for a long time. When the tour ends at Gyirong, the tour guide will help the Austrian travelers who are gonna visit Nepal charter a car with a professional driver. v Now, more and more Austrian tourists choose to travel from Lhasa to Nepal with us. And the overland tour has gained popularity among Austrian tourists.
For Austrian tourists who take the route for the first time, you have to pay attention to the following tips:
Money exchange: You can exchange money at the Gyirong port or in Kathmandu. Usually, you can change money at some local Chinese hotels or restaurants where you can pay through WeChat Pay or Alipay.
Sim Card: Most hotels and restaurants in various cities in Nepal provide free WIFI. It is also convenient and cheap to buy a local sim card.
Nepal Visa: You need to apply the Nepal visa at consulate general of Nepal in Lhasa.