8 Days Tibet Overland Tour
8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner (BLD)
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Max Elevation: 5,220m
  • Activities: Natural and cultural sightseeing
  • Route: Kathmandu-Kerung-Xegar- Shigatse-Gyantse-Yamdrok-Lake- Lhasa
  • Best Season: April to June and August to November

About 8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

Trip overview

Tibet overland tour is an 8-day adventure in Tibet with the more interesting crossing of the high desert plateau and scenic drives.

You will find the various majestic destination and main attractions of the Tibet’s most flourishing towns. A visit to the culturally beautiful city of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse is an extraordinary trait of this tour in Tibet. There you will be witnessing magnificent ancient monasteries and other historical places.

Highlights of 8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

  • Visit the famed Potala, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and other tourist attractions. Also, stroll in the bustling Barkhor Bazaar.
  • Explore classical Buddhist culture, amazing panoramas, exotic towns, secluded valleys, and artistic monasteries.
  • View unbelievable Himalayan ranges such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), etc.

Itinerary

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Our Tibet overland tour starts with an early morning drive to Rasuwa Gadhi, which is in the Nepali boarder post. From Rasuwa Gadhi we drive up to the Kerung Border clearing the Chinese immigration continuing the journey up to beautiful George of Kerung Town. On the route you will get to enjoy the clear view of the secret mountains like Langtang, Gaurisankar, Melungtse and Khumbu Himal range.

     Our first stop on the Tibetan plateau will be on the 5200 m. high 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 (Qomolongma in Tibetan) and Cho Oyu can be seen. This day our journey is long but the spectacular Tibetan plateau will make you forget time. Altitude 4000m. 

       A four hour drive brings us to Tibet's second largest city, Shigatse. Here we visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama, hence one of the most important monasteries in Tibet. Altitude 3800m. 

         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. Altitude 3900 m. 

           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. Altitude 3650 m. 

             Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar etc. 

               Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.  

                 Early morning drive to Gonggar Airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

                  What's included

                  • Airport Pickup/ drop service
                  • Daily Breakfast
                  • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
                  • English speaking Tibetan guide
                  • Ground transport by jeep
                  • lasha to kathmandu by flight
                  • All the Government and local taxes.

                  What's not included

                  • Insurance of any kind
                  • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance

                  Useful Information

                  This is Group Joining Tour package. If you want Private tour then it cost usd 2250 Per person. 

                  This is Private trip, If you want to have group joining trip it cost $ 1600 per person, please feel free and let us know for more details.