Activities::Tibet Overland Tour
Best season:Apr/ May/ June/July/August/ Sep/ Oct
Trip starts/Ends in :Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal) or end in Lhasa
Accommodations:Hotel / Guest House
Transport:Jeep for private tour or Mini bus for group, joining basis, necessary transportation depends on group size – Car/Jeep/van/bus/ to and from starting and ending point.
Fixed Departure: Every Saturday and Tuesday
Tibet Overland tour is always the best and most popular one among the nomad explorers. The proposed Tibet Overland Tour allows travelers to experience an adventure ecstasy about the roof of the world.
Tibet Overland Tour from Kathamndu Tibet Overland Tour package takes you to glimpse of new cultural parts of there day by day. You will encounter various magnificent destinations and major attractions of the areas- Tibet’s most prosperous other towns Xigatse, Gyantse and Lhatse. There you will be visiting beautiful monasteries and other historical places. In Lhasa at end of the tour days, you will allow to visit outstanding architecture Potala Palace, Bharkhor Tibetan Market, Jokhang Temple and various attractions. At the last day ,you will be transferred to airport or Lhasa train station for onward journey.
The entire journey begins from Kathmandu by joining up on transfer to Nepal China borderland and follows end to Tibet’s Lhasa city after visiting wonders of around. Along the Tibet Overland tour, you will be crossing some of the challenging high passes with magnificent views, beautiful lakes and various local cultural hub towns. The comprehensive tour package is designed to fit for all average level travelers and as much as possible comfort journey in high plain land. For detail information, please contact us.
Day 01 :Kathmandu-Zangmu / Neyalam (3600m)
Day 02 :Neylam- Tingri / Lhatse (4050m)-285km.
Day 03 : Lhatse-Xigatse (3900m)-183km.
Day 04 :Xigatse-Gyantse (3950m)-90km.
Day 05 :Gyantse-Lhasa (3650M)-261km.
Day 06-07 : In Lhasa.
Day 08 :Lhasa-Kathmandu
Day 01 :Kathmandu-Zangmu / Neyalam (3600m) Departure from Kathmandu, Approx. 05 hours drive to Kodari (China/Nepal boarder), Half an hour drive to Zhangmu, where after completion of immigration formalities, we will drive further to Neylam following BhoteKoshi river in a deep valley with some overflowing waterfalls.
Day 02 :Neylam- Tingri / Lhatse (4050m)-285km. Drive through Neyalam Pass (3800m) with the view of Jugal Himal. A continued drive via Lalungla Pass (5050m ) has some of the outstanding view of Mt. Xixapangma (8013m highest in Tibet) Mt. Makalu (8464m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) and Mt.Everest (8848m).
Day 03 : Lhatse-Xigatse (3900m)-183km. Drive to Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama.
Day 04 :Xigatse-Gyantse (3950m)-90km. After visiting TashiLumpo Monastery in the morning including the Bazaar of Xigatse, drive to Gyantse, for 02 hrs. Gyantse is a small busting town steeped in history. It lays 264 km southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. In the 15th century, it served as the capital of a small country. Visit Kumbum Chorten which was built around 1400 AD. It later became the main center for trade with British India.
Day 05 :Gyantse-Lhasa (3650M)-261km. 8-hrs. drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karo La Pass (5010m) and Kambala Pass (4794m). The Karo La climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khang Sa (7223m) and Ralung (6236m). While driving, you will get to see the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hour to cross around. After passing Kamba La, Lhasa valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra River.Reaching Lhasa and checking into hotel, the accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket.
Day 06-07 : In Lhasa. These days, you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang temple, surrounding Barkhor market, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.
Day 08 :Lhasa-Kathmandu In the morning after breakfast, transfer to airport, our representative will assist you. Departure of flight for Kathmandu. Flight Lhasa/Kathmandu lasts for 01 hour's ten minutes. During the flight, you will see the following: Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Everest (8848m). Weather permitting).