Tibet, which boasts of spectacular mountain scenery and a rich cultural heritage, is a place worth visiting. As you drive across the Tibetan plateau, you will be expertly guided around all the Tibetan monasteries, temples, monuments and important tourist sites by expert local Tibetan guide. In Lhasa you explore the Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and the busy Barkhor Square.

Leaving Lhasa on a vehicle, you will be driven past picturesque Tibetan settlements where nomadic herdsmen can be seen wandering across the wide arid plateau. This overland journey takes you over several high mountain passes with spectacular mountain views, including those of the majestic Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Shishapangma. Your adventure tour continues to the historic cities of Shigatse and Gyantse. As you explore the ancient monasteries, forts and citadels you get an insight into the rich Tibetan culture and history. As you leave Zhangmu and cross the Friendship Bridge, you enter Nepal. Your overland tour comes to a finale.

08 Days $ $ 1220.00 / person
Trip Type: Overland Tour
Difficulty Level: Hard
Best Seasons: Feb - May, Sept - Dec
High Altitude: 5000m
Trip Duration: 08 Days
Group Size: Max 15 pax
Trip Start: From Lhasa
Trip End: Kathmandu
Accomodation: Hotel and Lodge
Transportation: As per the group size

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Arrive Lhasa (3660m).
  • Day 02
    Sightseeing in Lhasa.
  • Day 03
    Sightseeing in Lhasa.
  • Day 04
    Drive to Gyantse (3950m/261kms).
  • Day 05
    Sightseeing and drive to Shigatse (3900m/90kms).
  • Day 06
    Sightseeing and drive to Shegar (4050m/244kms).
  • Day 07
    Drive to Kerung (2450m/246kms.].
  • Day 08
    Cross Nepal-China border, drive back to Kathmandu (1350m/175kms].

Includes & Excludes

  • 3 Star hotel in Lhasa and best available en-route on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Transportation van or as per the group size.
  • Sightseeing tours with our English speaking local Tibetan guide.
  • All entry fees.
  • Tibet travel permit.
  • Supply of bottled oxygen in car.
  • Transfer Kerung to Kathmandu.
  • Any meals.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Any airfare.
  • Chinese/Tibet Visa fee.
  • Personal clothing and equipment’s.
  • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation / road block due any reason.
  • Your personal insurance.

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Trip Notes

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