Tibet Overland Tour

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Trip Overview of Tibet Overland Tour

Tibet is one of the extraordinary destinations to spend holidays where adventures can be felt in every step. Tibet is known as the “Roof of the world” which is the highest plateau in the world with an average altitude in excess of 3500 meters. The best known Tibet Overland Tour itinerary is from Kathmandu to Lhasa or from Lhasa to Kathmandu. The 1000KM of total road distance is full of breath taking views from the subtropical climate of the south-side of the Himalayas to passing Everest and other 8000 m high Himalayan peaks. On the way, important cultural and religious sites and monasteries spellbind the visitors.

Tibet is land of nomads (Drokpas), monasteries, yaks, sand dunes, and high altitude desert that seems to end to nowhere. The best part of this trip is the visit to the Everest Base Camp where panoramic and breath-taking views of Mount Everest from the north side have a chance to take a breath away. This Tibet Overland Tour will delight that will be remembered by the fireside for many winters to come.

A special highlight of this tour is the visit to the Everest Base Camp where you will be rewarded with panoramic and breath-taking views of Mount Everest from the north side. This overland tour will delight the visitors so deeply that it will take ages to forget the mesmerized sensation that came from the trip. The beautiful Transhimalayan drive, through the mountain, can ensure the wonderful vista of multi-cultural and unavoidable diversified scenic view. Tibet has architectural masterpieces, the Buddhist monasteries of Drepung, once the largest in the country named Jhokhang which was a spiritual center, and the awesome palaces of the Dalai Lama like Norbulinga which was known as the summer palace and the Potala Palace which was known as the traditional seat.

Detail itinerary of Tibet Overland Tour

  • DAY 01

    Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive

    Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & jeep(normally) or 2 hour walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.

  • DAY 02

    Kerung - Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km

    Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M). Stay overnight at Guest House

  • DAY 03

    Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km

    Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at hotel.

  • DAY 04

    Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km

    Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.

  • DAY 05

    Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km

    Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) - Stay overnight at Hotel.

  • DAY 06-07

    Sightseeing In Lhasa

    Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.

  • DAY 08

    Lhasa - Kathmandu:

    Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

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Service Includes
  • Twin sharing different standard accommodation as per different category package with breakfast.
  • All necessary transportation by 4 WD Toyota Landcruiser.
  • Sightseeing tour as per the Program, an English speaking Guide and monastery entrance fees.
  • China/ Tibet visa fees, Tibet permit and necessary domestic and international flight as per itinerary.
Service Excludes
  • All expenses of personal Nature.
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee and airport Departure Tax
  • Charge for photography, air ticket reconfirmation fee and Insurance etc.


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Andrea – Italy

An unforgettable trip to Tibet, a Tibetan guide fantastic ... Everything really perfect! Thank you for this wonderful experience!