Tibet Kathmandu Tour, Tibet Nepal Tour, Lhasa Kathmandu Group Tour
- Fixed Departure
Kathmandu Lhasa Overland tour offer a fun, economical and exciting way to gain a genuine insight into Tibet and Nepal. Share an epic travel experience with like-minded people on Kathmandu Lhasa Overland tour. The wonders of Nepal and Tibet unfold on this adventure overland tour. You will comfortably travel on Jeep, Van or Bus through rugged landscape and over a varitey of terrain with spectacular landscape, dramatic high passes, white snow capped mountain and amazing blue lakes, historical palaces and monasteries.
Nepal Tibet Overland tour is popular with younger-thinking budget travellers who are reasonably fit and active, so it is important that you are aware you will need to harmonise with this kind of group. Kathmandu Lhasa Overland tour is well suited to you if you love the great adventure outdoors. The Nepal Tibet Overland tour is generally suitable for people aged between 18 to 60 years old, recommended maximum age of 65. If you have any questions about Kathmandu Lhasa tour, please contact us or speak to our Tibet tour leader
Nepal Tibet group tour starts from Kathmandu twice in a week on every Tuesday and Saturday. The 8 days overland tour takes 5 days to reach in Lhasa city, and you will have 2 days full sightseeing tour in and around Lhasa visiting important munuments and historical places such as Potala Palace, Norbulinkha, Jokhang temple, Barkhor street, Sera monastery and Drepung monastery. On the 8th day, after breakfast you will transfer to Lhasa airport or train station to get your flight or train on towards your travel destination.
DAY 01: KATHMANDU - NYALAM (3700M)-156 KMS
Departure from MISSION ECO TREK Thamel, early morning at 05:30. We drive through the scenic beautiful Nepalese countryside for about 5hrs. After completing the necessary border formalities at Kodari in Nepal side, we change our vehicle and start an hour adventurous uphill drive to Zhangmu (Chinese immigration) for official entry in Tibet/China. If time permits the driving continue to Nyalam (30 km). Overnight at guesthouse.
DAY 02: NYLAM - TINGRI (4350M)-244 KMS
While driving uphill to the highest plateau of the world around Lalung La pass(5,050 m), one can have the breathtaking panoramic view of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) & Mt. Xixapangma (8012m).From Tingri, view of Mt. Everest (8,848m). Overnight at guesthouse.
DAY 03: TINGRI - XIGATSE (3900M)-244 KMS
Drive to Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo monastery, the second largest monastery in Tibet and the seat of Panchen Lama. Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: XIGATSE-GYANTSE (3950M)-90KMS
Visit Tashi Lumpo monastery and Xigatse Bazaar in the morning. 2hr drive to Gyantse, which lies 261km southwest of Lhasa. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Visit Kumbum stupa, which was built around 1400 AD. It later became the main center for trade with British India. Overnight in Hotel.
DAY 05: GYANTSE-LHASA (3650M)-261 KMS
8hrs drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karo La Pass (5010m) and Kamba la pass (4794m). The Karo La climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khang SA (7223m) and Ralung (6236m). While driving you will see the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake), which takes approx. 1 hour to drive around. After passing Kamba La, Lhasa valley is seen to the north. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
DAY 06 & 07: IN LHASA SIGHTSEEING TOUR
These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Lhasa is now a fascinating modern city. There are many wonderful things to see and do around Lhasa, which helps tells the story of Tibet's unique past and the intertwining of religion with history. Most of the holy temples retain magic and mysticism and demonstrate the absolute faith in Tibetan Buddhism so integral to the character of the Tibetan people.
DAY 08: LHASA-KATHMANDU
In the very early morning after breakfast, drive 2hrs to airport. Around 10:00 am (Chinese standard time) fly to Kathmandu (arriving 09:00am local time). Air China's 1hr flight provides great views of Himalayan peaks including Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), and Mt. Everest (8848m).
- Twin sharing hotel accommodation in Lhasa,
- Best available Hotel/Guest House enroot on BB (Bed and breakfast) basis,
- All necessary transportation Kathmandu/Lhasa,
- Sightseeing tour as per the program,
- An English speaking guide,
- All Tibet travel permits,
- And monastery entrance fee.
- All expenses of personal nature,
- Nepal re-entry visa fee,
- In case of landslides extra charge for porters and transportation,
- Airfare Lhasa/Kathmandu,
- Tibet visa fee and Emergency evacuation.