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Nepal - Tibet Overland - 8 days

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Tibet an exotic and mysterious land and also famous as roof of the world sits on the highest plateau in the world. This mysterious & once forbidden land appeals to so many explorers, scholars, pilgrims and adventurers in the past, hoping to find probably a real “SHANGRI-LA” on the earth. Tibet’s deep relationship with Buddhism has shaped its cultural traditions for over 1,300 years. Tibet, the very name evokes feelings of awe and mystery. A mystic, mysterious land of ancient Buddhist culture, awesome landscapes, artistic monasteries and centuries-old caravan trails.  Spiritual tradition, temples and monasteries, pre Buddhist Bon culture, alpine lakes, rivers, and mighty snow clad peaks are just a few of the intoxicating wonders to be found in Tibet. 

Himaland  organizes package tours/treks in Tibet to & fro Kathmandu. Kathmandu is very convenient transit point to make trips in Tibet by trekking, road and air. 

Trip Highlights

Trip Type: Tour
Grade: N.A
Season: All season
Elevation: N.A
Group Size: 5 pax to 16 pax
Trip Departure Date: date of your choice
Confirmed Group Member/s Min. 5 pax
Price: Reasonable, Contact us
Best Months: 12 months

Day 1: Kathmandu (1,310m) - Kerung Border (2,800m) 185Km. 08 – 09 Hours
Drive Early in the Morning scenic drive to Kerung Border Nepal Tibet Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepali immigration and cross the bridge process for all necessary formalities in Chinese immigration continue drive to Kerung Town.

Day 2: Kerung Town - Tengri (4,300m)/ Lhatse(4,350m) 370 Km. 05 -06 Hours Drive.
After Breakfast drive uphill to the height plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing of the roof of the world from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Mt. Xishapangma (8,012m)but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri one can see the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848m) Stay Overnight at Guest House.

Day 3: Tengri / Lhatse – Shigatse (3,900m) 235km/ 265 Km. 05 -06 Hours Drive
Hours Drive. After Breakfast continue drive scenic crossing over Gyatchu La(5,220m),the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt.Kailash Bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 4: Shigatse (3,900m) – Gyantse (3,950m) 90 Km. 04 -05 Hours Drive
After Breakfast Morning Sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit Kumbum Stupa and Phalkhor Monastery .Stay Overnight at Hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 5: Gyantse (3,950m) - Lhasa (3,650m) 261 Km. 05 -06 Hours Drive
After Breakfast full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola(5,010m),Kambala(4,749m),Colorful Yamdrok- Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo).Stay Overnight at Hotel.

Day 6 & 7: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3,600m)
After Breakfast Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazar,Potala Palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Stay Overnight at Hotel.

Day 8: Lhasa to Kathmandu or Main Land China.
After Breakfast drive to Gonggar Airport or Train Station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination

*Note: For detailed itinerary description contact us.
  • Tibet permits  and visa fee,
  • local English speaking Tibetan tour guide,
  • entrance fees for the sights on the tour as per itinerary,
  • transfers as per itinerary by private vehicle,
  • hotel stays with breakfast,
  • travel agency service charge
  • Airfare, airport tax,
  • bar bills, lunch and dinner,
  • insurance and rescue expenses,
  • tips, laundry and any other expenses of  personal nature.