Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour takes you to the highest plateau in the world, Tibet, and presents you with rich Tibetan heritage and breath-taking scenery.
Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour is a fantastic ride through beautiful Tibetan towns. The exciting overland adventure lets you explore many towns of Himalayan nations – Tibet (autonomic region of China). We have designed our Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour itinerary with enough time to let you indulge in the beauty of Tibet. While traveling with us, you will get guided by our professional Tibetan guide who will introduce you to all the monuments and rich culture & history of the country throughout the journey.
Tibet has a long history that goes back to the 8th century when the great Buddhist Master Padmasambhava traveled from Kathmandu to Lhasa and introduced Buddhism to this nation. Since then, Tibet has a strong and everlasting bond with each other. Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour 8 Days is the best way to explore beautiful places in Tibet. The tour involves both a cultural experience and gorgeous Himalayan mountain views.
You will cross a high pass in Tibet from where you can see stunning views of the Himalayas on the Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour. Likewise, you will visit many monuments and old-towns in Tibet. You get to see the novel art and architecture of Tibet along with its unique vegetation. The Tour involves the visit of monuments like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market, and many more.
Kathmandu to Lhasa overland Tour is an incredible tour from Nepal to Tibet, and It is a mosaic of Tibetan Buddhist cultural heritage and eye-catching natural Himalayan panoramas. Kathmandu – Tibet Overland tour mostly arranged in fixed group departure, and it departs every Saturday from Kathmandu. However, private departure can be arranged on any day of the year. Therefore get in touch with us to know more about the trip.
Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour begins with a drive to the Tibetan border from Kathmandu called Kerung. From here, an uphill drive offering tempting views of the Himalayan Mountain takes you to Tingri. Further, driving through Shigatse and Gyantse towns, you reach Lhasa. Here, you spend three nights exploring the Town. The trip ends with a scenic flight back to Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour passes through fine Tibetan towns like Kerung, Tingri, Shigatse, Gyantse, etc. While driving through these towns, you get to see old houses and locals during their daily chores. Likewise, you also get to see fantastic sceneries during the driving tour.
You also get to see a range of snow-capped mountains on the Kathmandu Lhasa tour. Every town will welcome you with a different mountain view. You get to see excellent views of snow-capped peaks like Mt. Shishapangma (8,212 m), Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), and Mt. Makalu (8463m), etc.
Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour includes a visit to several different ancient monasteries throughout the trip. You will visit Tashilumpo Monastery, Kumbum monastery, etc. While visiting these monasteries, you get to see ancient statues, murals, manuscripts, paintings, and holy books.
You cross Karo La Pass (5,036 m) in an overland tour to Tibet from Kathmandu. Even though the height of the pass is high, the chances of getting altitude sickness are relatively low because you will not spend much time on top. You can see a breath-taking landscape view from the top.
You visit Lhasa in Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour. Lhasa is a beautiful Tibetan city. You will visit places like the Potala Palace, which is the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. This place was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later got renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century.
You also visit the Sera monastery located 5 kilometers north of Lhasa. This monastery was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choje, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect. You will also visit Drepung monastery, the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect, and Jokhang Temple, the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses the golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha.
Kathmandu-Lhasa's overland tour is a land package starting and ending in Kathmandu. Any hotel and tour in Kathmandu are not included. However, you have to stay in Kathmandu or take a tour in Nepal while we apply for a China visa that you need to travel to Tibet. So, we advise you to do some tour in Nepal or trekking in Nepal that includes Annapurna base camp trek and Everest base camp trek, which are most popular in Nepal.