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Tibet Overland Tour

DURATION9 Days ATTITUDE5012m (Nyalu La Pass) STARTS ATKathmandu ENDS ATKathmandu GRADEMedium GROUP SIZE2-14 pax ACCOMODATION3 star hotel in Kathmandu and deluxe hotel in Tibet during the tour. MEALSBreakfast during the entire trip. TRANSPORT Flight and Private Jeep

Trip Overview

About Tibet Overland Tour

Tibet Overland Tour
Tibet Overland Tour

It is also one of the best and most popular tour which takes you to the most important corner of southern central Tibet. Stunning views of the mountains, high passes, ancient monasteries and Tibetan culture; enjoy the never ending blissful journey with us. This tour gives you an excellent and momentous opportunity to encounter with forbidden the high plateau of Tibet. Lhasa, Gyanste and Shigatse are culturally attractive city of Tibet which is remarkable feature of this tour.

This Tour provides you panoramic views of high mountains including Mount Everest (88848m- highest peak in the world), Xixapangma, Langtang, Makalu, Cho-You and Lhotse. The tour in Lhasa, you will visit the Sera monastery, Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple and Barkor Market. The sera Monastery is the home of hundreds of monks. Sera, the word was derived from Tibetan Tibetan and it means white rose in English. The monastery was named so in reference to the hill behind the blooming season. The great Dalai Lama used to spend his time in the sacred Norbulingka which is free from restriction to visit during this tour.

Lhasa is known as solar city because of longer time sunshine. This city is a cultural city of history more than since 1300 years past. Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet autonomous as well as known center for politics and economy.

The right side of the aircraft seat is better when you fly back to Kathmandu from Lhasa. Because of glorious mountains view including Mt Everest, Mt, Lhotse, Nuptse, Mt Makalu and many more. The flight routes is approximately over the world highest peak Mt Everest. It is worldwide scenic flight.

Check out our fixed itinerary for Tibet Overland Tour or just send us an email and we’ll tailor make an itinerary based on your requirements.

Itinerary

Day1 : Arrival Kathmandu - (1360m) You will be warm welcomed at airport by our office representative and then you will transfer to hotel. Our staff will give brief explanation about the program.
Day2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu and Preparation for the trip This day, you will visit many cultural heritages, which includes some of the famous world's heritages like Pashupatinath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath stupa and many more. You can do shopping various Nepalese cultural stuffs in this day. And Back to hotel overnight.
Day3 : Drive From Kathmandu to Zhangmu - (2300m) We will pick up you from hotel early in the morning. It is about 5 and half hours adventures and scenic drive to Kodari which is a border of Nepal and China then onto Zhangmu. While on driving, you will have variety of landscape and mountains views passes through Nepal to Tibet. Beside these, Khasa is also one attractive and famous market center of Nepal and Tibet. And overnight at guest house or hotel.
Day4 : Zhangmu to Xegar - (4050m) After hot breakfast, we will take a drive to Nylam through the Nylam passes at 3800m and continue via Lungla Pass 5050m until Xegar. Highlights of this drive are the views of the Bhotekosi River deep in the valley, waterfalls and the ever-present spectacular mountain scenery. Here you will see the Jugal mountain range, Mt. Xixapangma (at 8013m/ 26,282ft, the highest peak in Tibet), Mt. Makalu (8463m/ 27,766ft), Mt. Everest (8848m/ 29,028ft), Mt. Lhotse (8516m/ 27,940ft) and Mt. Cho-Oyu (8201m/ 26,899ft).Overnight at Guesthouse or Hotel.
Day5 : Xegar to Xigatse (altitude - 3900m) The Tashilhunpo Monastery does justice to the term monastic city. It was founded in 1447 by Tsong Khapa's nephew and disciple, Gendundrub, who was the first Dalai Lama. Under the fourth Panchen Lama, it was substantially enlarged and became an important cultural and religious site. The main chapel contains a huge, 26 meter-high statute of the future Buddha. The monastery is grandly decorated with arts, ancient scriptures and scroll paintings.The Sakya monastery originally consisted of two large complexes on either side of the Trum River. Both the north monastery, founded in the 11th century and Sakya south, founded in 1268 by Phagpa, have uniquely significant status with Tibetan pilgrims. The monastery offers you libraries of spiritual books as well as artwork and a chance to see the grand residence of the monks.
Day6 : Xigatse to Gyantse (altitude - 3950m) Gyantse, lying 264 km southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of the Nyang Chu River, is of historical significance. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Today, Gyantse retains a deeply Tibetan character. The principle structures consist of a castle on a ridge overlooking the town and a walled monastic complex. The monastery includes the massive temple of Palkhor Chode and the great multi-chapel Kumbum Chorten. These religious monuments, part of Gyantse's ancient monastic town, contain some of the most extraordinary works of art in Tibet. Overnight in a guesthouse or hotel.
Day7 : Gyantse to Lhasa (altitude - 3650m) Drive from Gyantse through Karo-la pass at 5010 meters (16,432ft) and onto the Khambala pass at 4794 meters (15,729ft). The former climbs two lofty mountains, the Nozing khang sa (7223m/ 23,691ft) and the Ralung (6236m/ 20,454ft). On this day, you will also see the wonderful Yamdrok Tso Lake (turquoise lake) and the Brahmaputra River as well as the ever-present views of the interesting and unusual landscape. Spend the night in a guesthouse in Lhasa.
Day8 : Lhasa Explore Day These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the near-by Barkhor market, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and other fascinating places in Lhasa.
Day9 : Drive from Lhasa city to Gongar airport, then flight to Kathmandu We will take a drive from Lhasa to Gongar Airport about 96Km for flight to Kathmandu. And the flight will give you an eyeful of mountains; Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m/ 28,169ft), Mt. Everest (8848m/ 29.028ft), Mt. Makalu (8463m/ 27,766ft) and others.
Day10 : Departure Day Today is your departure day, we will drop you to the International airport to catch your flight back to your home and pray for your Safe journey.

INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES

Includes

  • Airport pick up / drop and transfer to hotel by private car / jeep / van. (depends on group size)
  • Tibet travel permit
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu city at 3 star category on the basis of bed and breakfast.
  • Twin sharing accommodation during the tour (inclusive of breakfast).
  • Lhasa to Kathmandu airfare
  • An experienced and helpful English speaking Tibetan guide during the tour.
  • All the entry fees of Kathmandu sightseeing by private car / van .
  • Kathmandu to Tibet border transportation by private jeep.
  • Monasteries entry permits.
  • Lhasa city tour as per the program.
  • Jeep or Van or bus (Non AC) during tours in Tibet.
  • All the government and applicable taxes
  • Company service charge
  • Farewell dinner with cultural program in Kathmandu in the end of the trip.

Exclude

  • Cold drinks & alcoholic beverages
  • Nepal and China Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Airfare Lhasa/Kathmandu, Tibet/China visa fee and urgent visa charge.
  • Lunch & dinner during the Tour in Tibet and in Kathmandu hotel.
  • In case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc the extra charge should be born by themselves.