Kathmandu To Tibet Overland Tour

  • Duration:8 Days
  • Destination:Tibet
  • Grade:Easy

Meals: Breakfast

Transportation: Private Vehicle

Accommodation: Lodge/Guest House

Why This Trip?

  • To visit Tibet - Lhasa and Drepung monastery.
  • To visit Potala palaceand  and Sera monastery.
  • To visit Jokhang Tempale and  Barkhor market.

Escape Nepal offers overland tour to Tibet from Nepal, the Tibet overland tour falls under one of the most popular tours in Tibet, Tibet overland tour takes you up to 3,000m to 5,000 meter across the high and cold Gobi desert viewing some of the most picturesque scene of breathtaking mountains including Mt. Everest (8848m.) and other Himalayas. Tibet overland tour offers you the most relaxing and adventurous within very short span of time. Tibet Overland tour is equally fascinating in cultural point of view with ample of opportunities of exploration to age old monasteries and caves along with the visit to historical towns including Lhasa.

Escape Nepal has 08day itineary for the Tibet overland Tour and we have not included your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal on our Tibet overland tour, however we can included them in you prefer, So, please do write us if want to add your Kathmandu on this Tibet overland tours or combine with any trekking in Nepal or Tour in Nepal including the world famous Everest Base Camp and Annapurna Base Camp Trek and the Tibet overland tour starts from Kathmandu itself and it takes 5-6 hours drive following the friendship highway exploring some of the most amazing landscape in the earth. The 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 then you will start the actual tour to Tibet which covers an approximate distance of 1000 km to Lhasa. In this Tibet Overland tour, you will enjoy sightseeing around Potala palace, Norbulinkha palaces, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and walk along the crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkor Bazaar in Lhasa. After having visited this entire place our representative will drop you to Gojar airport which is near from Lhasa from where you will either take a flight back to Kathmandu or to onward destination, the Tibet Overland tour is over.

We have fixed dates for the Tibet Overland Tour so, do let us know when you would like to take tour to Tibet-Lhasa.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu-Nylam: Our Tibet overland tour starts with an early morning drive to Kodari, which is in the Nepali boarder post. From Kodari, we drive up to the Zhang Mu clearing the Chinese immigration and continuing the journey up to beautiful George of Nylam. On the route, you will get to enjoy the clear view of the Langtang, Gaurisankar, Melungtse and Khumbu Himal range, overnight at guest house, ( A).

Day 02: Nyalam - Lhatse: Our first stop on the Tibetan plateau will be on the 5200 m. high, the Lalung la pass from where we have a breathtaking view of the Himalayan range and Shisabangma, the highest peak in Tibet. While having lunch in Lao Tingri, the peaks of Mt. Everest and Cho Oyu can be seen. This day, our journey is long but the spectacular Tibetan plateau will make you forget time, overnight at guest house, (A, B).

Day 03: Lhatse - Shigatse/Xingatse: A four hour drive brings us to Tibet's second largest city, Shigatse, where, we visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama, hence one of the most important monasteries in Tibet, overnight at guest house, ( A, B).

Day 04: Shigatse / Xigatse - Gyantse: After a stroll though the old city, we depart for the two and a half hour drive to Gyantse. While approaching the small farming town we can clearly see the old fort that was captured by Young husband during his 1904 raid into Tibet. Here the main attraction is the Kumbum monastery with its extraordinary architecture, overnight at guest house, (A, B).

Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa: This will be a long drive, but on the way we cross the Karo-la with the beautiful glacier, we see Yamdrok Tso which is named the Turquoise Lake and cross the Kamba-la from where we descend to the main road which bring us all the way to Lhasa, overnight at guest house, ( A, B)

Day 06: Sightseeing around Lhasa:

Day 07: Sightseeing around Lhasa:: During these two days in Lhasa, We visit the Potala palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries and of course the famous Jokhang temple including the surrounding Barkhor, overnight at lodge, ( A, B).

Day 08: Flight from Lhasa to onward journey:Transfer to the airport and flight to Kathmandu or other destination, ( B).

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Twin sharing lodge/hotel accommodation during the trip including breakfast.
  • All necessary transportation Kathmandu/Lhasa,
  • Sightseeing tour as per the program,
  • An English speaking Tibetan guide for the tour.
  • Monasteries entrance fees.
  • Tibet travel permit and Chinese Visa
  • Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

Cost Exclude

  • Your food (Lunch and dinner) during the tour-
  • All expenses of personal nature,
  • Travel insurance and Emergency evacuation.
  • In case of landslides extra charge for porters and transportation.
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section.

Departure Note:

We have set date for the departure for this holidays so, please look at our list of the dates for the trip and select one from them or if you cannot find the date that is suitable for you then please contact us for your own departure date as we offer private departure for your holiday on any date that is suitable for you which is suitable for group of friends, couples, families and solo travelers.

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