Tibet Overland Tour

tibet_budala trekTibet Overland Tour provide an opportunity to explore Tibet , the roof the world. In different city of Tibet , you'll have chance to explore Buddhist Monasteries and Tibetan life. Lhasa is end destination of this tour. Tibet tour guide through dry land of Tibet , where you have can observe Tibetan Monks and their life. On Tibet Overland trip,we will travel in Land cruisers 4WD, following the Friendship Highway through some of the most amazing landscape on Earth and staying in the best traditional hotels Tibet has to offer. We'll pass small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. Equally as fascinating is the wealth of cultural interest and we will have plenty of opportunity to explore this side of Tibet, both in Lhasa and the other towns we pass through on our journey.7 Nights/8 days time is Highly recomended for Tibet Over Land Tour.

Itinerary for Tibet Overland Tour

Day 01: Kathmandu/Nyalam (3750 m).
An early start for approx. 6 hrs drive to Kodari, friendship bridge (Nepal/Tibet border). On clear mornings some great views of Mt. Langtang, Mt. Gaurishankar, Mt. MeLungtse and Khumbu Himal range can be seen. After completion of customs and immigration formalities further two and half hours drive to Nyalam. Overnight Guest House.

Day 02: Nyalam/Lhatse (4350 m).
We continue drive via Lalung La (5050 m). Splendid views of Mt Langtang (7245 m), Mt Xixapangma (8013 m), Mt Dorje Lakpa (6980 m) can be seen from here. Overnight Guest House.

Day 03: Lhatse/Shigatse (3900 m).
Continue drive to Shigatse, site of the famous Tashilungpu Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989. Its huge Thanka wall is clearly visible from the North side of the road. Overnight Hotel.

Day 04: Shigatse/Gyantse (3950 m).
After visiting Tashilungpu Monastery in the morning, drive to Gyantse two hours away. Gyantse is a small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 kms. southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Visit Kumbum Chorten, Palkor Chode Monastery, Gyantse Dzong. Built around 1400 AD, later it became the main centre for trade with British India. Overnight Hotel.

Day 05: Gyantse/Lhasa (3650 m).
Eight hours drive bring us to Lhasa crossing Karo-La (5010 m) and Kamba-La (4794 m) on the way. Karo-La climbs between two awesome mountains, Nozing Khang Sa (7223 m) and Ralung (6236 m). We pass the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) en route. After passing Kamba-La, Lhasa valley can be seen to the North. We cross the Brahmaputra River before reaching Lhasa. Overnight Hotel.

Days 06 - 07: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour
These two days you will be engaged with sightseeing and excursion of the Potala Palace (A great museum with its proportions and priceless treasures), Jokhang Temple (the holiest of Tibetan shrines, houses two images of the Buddha brought as dowry by Songtsen Gampo's Nepali and Chinese queens) along the bustling street of Barkhor Market. In Lhasa you will also visit Norbu Lingka (the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas), Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Overnight at Lhasa

Day 08: Lhasa/Kathmandu.
Transfer to airport for departure flight to Kathmandu or onward destination.

Cost Inclusive for Tibet Overland Tour:
  • Hotel arrival and departure transfer by private vehicle
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Kathmandu to Kodari (Tibet boarder) Zhang-Mu transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • Zhang-Mu - Lhasa transfer by non AC Land Cruiser (4WD TOYOTA)
  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis (except in Nyalam and Lhatse) with breakfast
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and Monasteries as per the itinerary
  • Flight Lhasa/Kathmandu & airport departure taxes
  • All applicable taxes and service charges
Cost Exclusive for Tibet Overland Tour
  • Chinese visa fee (US$ 198 for the US citizens and US$ 114 for the other national people)
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Personal Tip

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