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There are 2 ways to get from Kathmandu to Lhatse by car, bus or taxi

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Drive, bus, taxi  •  24h 39m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Zhangmu
  2. Take the bus from Zhangmu to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Sajia
  4. Take a taxi from Sajia to Lhatse

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Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Kathmandu to Lhatse 458.9 km
Nepal → China
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International entry into China from Nepal

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Nepal
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into China from Nepal

  • 14-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in China

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Nepal

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into China from Nepal is currently restricted.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Lhatse is 120.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Lhatse is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Lhatse is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 120.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Nepal from China.

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Last updated: 12 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kathmandu to Lhatse is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Kathmandu to Lhatse is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 6h 37m.

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The distance between Kathmandu and Lhatse is 283 km. The road distance is 458.9 km.

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It takes approximately 24h 39m to get from Kathmandu to Lhatse, including transfers.

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Lhatse is 2h 15m ahead of Kathmandu. It is currently 6:36 AM in Kathmandu and 8:51 AM in Lhatse.

Yes, the driving distance between Kathmandu to Lhatse is 459 km. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Kathmandu to Lhatse.

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  • Distance: 282.7 km
  • Duration: 24h 39m

What companies run services between Kathmandu, Nepal and Lhatse, China?

There is no direct connection from Kathmandu to Lhatse. However, you can take the drive to Zhangmu, take the bus to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal, take the walk to Lasa North Suburb Coach Station, take the bus to Sajia, then take the taxi to Lhatse. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Lhatse.

Bus operators
Checi
Website
checi.cn
Bus from Zhangmu to Lhasa Beijiao Passenger Transport Terminal
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
¥261
Schedules at
checi.cn
Qichezhan
Website
qichezhan.net
Bus from Lasa North Suburb Coach Station to Sajia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
¥182
Schedules at
qichezhan.net
Other operators
Taxi from Sajia to Lhatse
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
¥130 - ¥160

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