Overland Tibet Tour is a tour of Tibet starting from Kathmandu that goes overland over Tibet through interesting places and ends after flying Kathmandu. Tibet one of those extraordinary destination where indeed adventure lurks around every corner! Adventure on the road is never short on the beautiful Transhimalayan drive, through mountain,passes, promising a panorama of a cultural and scenic diversity unsurpassable anywhere. It culminates on an arid plateau - a varitable treasure trove of architectural masterpie ces - the Buddhist monasteries of Drepung, once the largest in the country The Jhokhang - a spiritual center, and the awesome palaces of the Dalai Lama - Norbulinga ( the summer palace ) and the Potala ( the traditional seat ).
DAY 01: KATHMANDU / NYALAM (3600M) - 154kms.
Departure at 5:30 hr. from Sahara Holidays Nepal Thamel after an approx. 6 hours drive we reach KODARI (China / Nepal Border). Further half hr. drive by truck will bring us to Zhangmu, where after completion of Immigration formalities all check drive to Nyalam. O/N in Nyalam.
DAY 02: NYALAM / LHATSE (3950m) -370kms.
From Zhangmu or Nyalam, the road follows the BHOTE KOSHI river in the deep valley with plenty of Waterfalls. After 1.5 hrs drive bring us to NYLAM PASS (3800m) with the JUGAL HIMALA in view. A continued drive via LALUNGLA (5050m) will bring us in view of MT. LANGTANG (7245m), MT. XIXAPANGMA (8013m)O/N in Lhatse.
DAY 03: LHATSE / SHIGATSE (3900m) - (150 kms.)
Lhatze is 3 hrs away over a 5220m pass near the petrol station, there is a small restaurant where tea / snakes are available.Reach SHIGATSE, the place of the famous TASHILUMPO MONASTERY the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thanka Wall cleary visible on north side of the road. O/N in Shigatse.
DAY 04: SHIGATSE / GYANTSE (3950m) - 90km.
After visiting TASHILUNPO MONASTERY in the morning including the Bazaar of XIGATSE, drive to GYANTSE which is 2 hrs. Gyantse is small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 km Southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of NYANG CHU river. In the 15 Th. Century is served as the Capital of a small Kingdom.O/N in Gyantse.
DAY 05: GYANTSE / LHASA (3650M) - 260km.
8 hrs drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the KAROLAPASS (5010m) and KAMBALA PASS (4794m). The KAROLA climbs between two lofty mountains. After passing KAMBALA, Lhasa Valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra Rover. Reaching Lhasa and check in hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket. O/N in Lhasa.
DAY 06 & 07: LHASA SIGHT SEEING
You will have a full day tour in Lhasa. The highlight today is the Magnificent Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; the place where the former great Dalai Lama's the Sera Monastery, Norbulingka.O/N in Lhasa. Drepung Monastery.The Jokhang Temple O/N in Lhasa.
DAY 08: LHASA / KATHMANDU
Transfer to airport 2 hrs drive - Representative will assist you. Departure of flight for kathmandu would be approx 10:00 hr. china standard time and arriving kathmandu at 9: am nepal standard time
01.Twin sharing different standard accommodation as per different category package with breakfast.
02. All necessary transportation by 4 WD Toyota Land cruiser.
03.Sightseeing tour as per the Program, an English speaking Guide and monastery entrance fees.
01. All expenses of personal Nature.
02. Nepal re-entry visa fee and airport Departure Tax
03. Charge for photography, air ticket reconfirmation fee and Insurance etc.
04. Which are not mention in the above include items.