Trip Style : Cultural Tour, Overland Driving Adventure
Trip Difficulty : Moderate
Trip Guide : Guided Tour
Destination : Lhasa, Tibet
Max Altitude : 5250 Meters - 17,224 Ft
Daily Walking Hours : 5 to 7 Hours Drive
Accomodation: Hotel & Guesthouse
Food : Daily Breakfast
Start-End : Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu
Transport : Jeeps, Van or Bus
Best Season : April to December
Tibet Lhasa Overland Tour 8 Days
Tibet Lhasa overland tour 8 days from Kathmandu to Lhasa is an adventure of 08 days overland journey in Tibet that starts and ends in Kathmandu with a visit to the stunning Potala Palace.
This tour covers the beautiful Tibetan cities and towns of Kerung, Tingri, Shigatse, Gyantse, and Lhasa. While doing the tour, we visit popular landmarks like Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, the Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar, and Gyantse Dzong.
We also cross several passes and visit the beautiful YamdrokTso Lake on our trip. Outstanding Tibetan monasteries like Sera, Drepung, Jokhang Temple, Khumbum Stupa, Phalkot, Tashilhunpho Monastery, and Sakya Monastery are marvelous sites for us to explore.
Participants of the trip must keep in mind that this is an adventure journey that takes you into one of the remotest corners of the Tibetan plateau where many unexpected and unpleasant events may contribute to the need for a change in the itinerary. Depending on the prevailing situation, the itinerary can be modified to some extent after consulting with your guide. However, the date of the tour conclusion should always coincide with the original plan.
Sightseeing tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Shaybrubensi (Langtang) and then to Kerung boarder
Explore breath-taking scenery and snow-capped mountains views
Crossing breath-taking high passes
Learn unique culture and tradition of Tibetans
Explore daily lifestyle of the Tibetan Nomads
Explore several palaces and monasteries and visit local markets, museums, and villages
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 crossing the bridge process for all necessary formalities in Chinese immigration continue the drive to Kerung Town at Hotel Kerung Hotel.
After Breakfast drive uphill to the height plateau of the world with the typical view of the Tibetan landscape offering the 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) on the way see to Pikucho lake overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast, we continue to drive with a scenic view 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 Yak Hotel.
After Breakfast Morning Sightseeing at the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Lhasa via Gyantse Yamdrok- Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Stay Overnight at Hotel In Lhasa.
We start from the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism - Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street around it. In the afternoon, we'll visit the most beautiful splendor in Tibet - Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibetan people's wisdom and power. And in the evening, pay a visit to a local Tibetan family. Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa.
After Breakfast, visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
Drive from Lhasa to Shegar. Overnight at Guest House 655 Km 8-9 Hours.
Drive from Shegar to the Kerung border, and after immigration formalities, drive back to Kathmandu. 425 km 9-10 Hours. End Services.
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