Overland Tour to Tibet (7 nights/8 days Trip)

Overland Tour to Tibet(7 nights/8 days Trip) an adventurous journey which covers most of the best parts of Tibet. The Tibet Overland Tour truly a fabulous tour which offers awesomely beautiful picturesque landscape, colorful people and their culture, tranquil lakes, numerous high passes with stunning views of the mountains.  Enriched by the ancient most lavishly decorated monasteries and temples with chanting saffron colored monks, ever smiling faces of people and their typical lifestyle all contributes to Lhasa Tour trip a memory of your lifetime. Overland Tibet Tour via Nepal a land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion with its unique landscape, casts an enchanted spell that holds you in thrill and excitement, a spectacular panoramic flight over the mighty Himalayas which has it all for you to witness it.

Overland Tour to Tibet (7 nights/8 days Trip) Fact box

Trip grade: Easy-Moderate.

In Tibet: 07/ 08 days.                                                            

Overall Trip: 12 /13 days.

Risk and Liability:  Tibet tours are run strictly under TIBET TOURISM BUREAU, we or our agents shall not be responsible for any changes or cancellation of the programs due to road blockade, cancellation of flight, sickness or accident, political unrest etc. Any extras cost thereof shall be borne by the clients.

Running: - Every Saturday and Tuesday from March to mid November.

Trip Map

Overland Tour to Tibet (7 nights/8 days Trip) Map

Overland Tour to Tibet (7 nights/8 days Trip) Itinerary

Day 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU, Over Night at Hotel.

Day 02: SHIGHTSEEING AROUND KATHMANDU, Over Night at Hotel.  

Day 03: KATHMANDU –ZHANGMU (2,300 m)-123 Kms. 

Departure early morning from Kathmandu. Drive towards Kodari (Tibet/Nepal border) through scenic countryside. Breakfast at Dhulikhel. After completion of immigration formalities at Kodari/ Zhangmu, we check in at hotel in Zhangmu or continue drive to Neylam(3,600m) for one and half hour more through windy uphill road. Overnight in hotel/guest house.

 

Day 04: ZHANGMU-XEGAR (4, 350 m)-244Kms.
From Nylam, the drive passes through traditional Tibetan farm villages to  Lalung-la Pass (5,050m) with outstanding view of Mt. Shisapangma (8013m highest within Tibet). Continue towards Xegar via; a town of old Tingri, where you can have a good view of Mt. Everest (8,848m) on a clear fine day. Overnight in hotel/guest house.

 

Day 05: XEGAR- SHIGATSE (3,900m)-150 kms.

Our journey today takes us to the highest pass on the tour at Gyatshola Pass, 5,220m. Further, the drive descends to Lhatse town situated on the route to Mt. Kailash and continue towards Shigatse; the second largest city in Tibet honored by famous Tashilumpo Monastery; the seat of Panchen Lama. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 06: SHIGATSE-GYANTSE (3,950m) -90 Kms.

After visiting Tashilumpo Monastery and Shigatse bazaar, the drive continues to Gyantse;  a small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 261 kms. to south-west of  Lhasa, and later became the main centre for trade with British India We visit Khumbum Chorten, which was built around 1400 AD.. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 07: GYANTSE-LHASA (3, 650m) - 261 kms.

Drive to Lhasa,  crossing over Karo- La Pass (5,010m),Kamba- La Pass (4,795m) and Yamdrok Tsho-lake  well known as turquoise lake. At leisure you will have time to immerse yourselves in the crowd of colourful people in Lhasa. Overnight in hotel.           

 

Day 08: IN LHASA SIGHTSEEING TOUR TO SERA MONASTERY, JORKHANG TEMPLE AND BHARKOR BAZAAR.

Tour to Sera Monastery, one of the most important and old monastery of Tibet as well a school for Tibetan Buddhism. Visit to Jorkhang Temple is another interesting place as it boasts a lot of historic importance and tales of old days. Conclude the day tour by visiting Bharkor Bazaar. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 09: IN LHASA. SIGHTSEEING TOUR TO POTALA PALACE AND DREPUNG MONASTERY.

Tour of Potala Palace, originally built during 640 AD. The 13 storied palaces stand 117.19m high with 1000 rooms, visit to Drepung monastery, the largest of all monasteries in Tibet. Overnight in hotel.

 

Day 10: LHASA-KATHMANDU.

After breakfast, early morning we drive for 2 hours to Gonggar Airport, a scenic flight to Kathmandu with panoramic views of the high Himalyas including the soaring Mt.Everest. Upon arrival our staff will transfer you to the Hotel.

Day 11: FREE DAY IN KATHMANDU

Day 12: FINAL DEPATURE.