Tibet Overland Tour falls under one of the most popular tours in Tibet. The tour takes you up to 3,000 meter to 5,000 meter across the high and cold Gobi desert viewing some of the most picturesque scene of breathtaking mountains including Mt. Everest (8848 m). Tibet Overland Tour offers you the most relaxing and adventurous journey within very short span of time. It is equally fascinating in cultural point of view with ample of opportunities to explore the age old monasteries and caves along with the visit to the historical towns including Lhasa.
Tibet Overland Tour starts from Kathmandu itself from where you take 5-6 hours’ drive following the friendship highway exploring some of the most amazing landscapes on the earth. The very next day, our representative will take you to the Tibet border and introduce you with our Tibetan guide. After all the immigration formalities are done in Kodari and from there you will start the actual tour to Tibet which covers an approximate distance of 1000 km. In this Tibet Overland Tour you will enjoy sightseeing around Potala palace, Norbulingka , the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and walk along the crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkhor Market in Lhasa. After having visited these entire places, our representative will drop you to Gonggar Airport which is near Lhasa from where you will either take a flight back to Kathmandu or to your onward destination.
- Day 1: Kathmandu to Lhasa
- Day 2 and 3: Full Two Days Exploration Expedition In Lhasa
- Day 4: Lhasa – Gyantse to Shigatse
- Day 5: Xigatse to Kerung
- Day 6: Kerung to Kathmandu
Day 1: Kathmandu to Lhasa
We take a flight from Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to Tibet Gonggar Airport. After the arrival in Tibet, we take 1-hour drive to Lhasa. Then take the full day rest at Hotel
Day 2 and 3: Full Two Days Exploration Expedition in Lhasa
After the full day one rest. Our day two starts with visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery.
Day 4: Lhasa – Gyantse to Shigatse
Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010 m) & Kamba La (4,794 m) – Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery. Scenic drive to Xigatse which take 1.5 hours through the typical Tibetan Countryside.
Day 5: Xigatse to Kerung
In the Start of the morning, we visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then Drive to Xegar via crossing over Gyatchula (a pass of 5,200m) then we further drive to Nyalam via over-crossing the high pass of lulang La (5,050m) from where one can enjoy the wonderful view of the Mt. Xishapagma (8,212m) & Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and have overnight at Kerung hotel.
Day 6: Kerung to Kathmandu
After the overland tour of Tibet, we take a beautiful drive to Kathmandu through the greenery countryside and reach the hotel.
-Transportation via vehicles as per the travelers’ request
- Tibet travel permit
-English speaking guide
-Accommodation in a high quality room
-exploration of different types of monastery
- Daily brunch
Cost Does not Include
-lunch and dinner
-Insurance of any kind
-Personal expenses are not included