Kathmandu to Lhasa overland tour
Kathmandu to Lhasa overland tour is one of the finest selective tour packages among the Tibet travelers. It is always best highlighted one which covers main attractions and all the major cultural and historical sites in Tibet. Kathmandu Lhasa tour allows you to explore tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake, ancient monasteries and beautiful cultural reflection of Tibetan Buddhism life style. In Lhasa you will be visiting famous Potala Palace as well popular other spots of around and Tibetan market.
Himalayan Mentor assists this comprehensive tour package to Tibet first transfer to Nepal-Tibet boarder from Kathnandu. After completion of all immigration formalities your tour will continue overland journey with place to place overnight stops and finally end the trip in Lhasa city. You will be visiting most popular spots of Tibetan towns along the while overland journey. Thus, this is Tibet overland tour from Kathmandu.
At the moment this itinerary is not applicable as border between Tibet and Nepal is closed since devastating earthquake of 2015 April. So we want to suggest you Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour or Tibet Lhasa Tour.
Kathmandu to Lhasa overland tour itinerary
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Kodari boarder (5-6 hrs) after immigration formalities in Zhangmu 2300m, continue drive to Nyalam 3450m and O/N at guest house.
Day 02: Drive from Nyalam to Lhatse, visit Milarepa's cave enroute and O/N at guest house. Along the journey enjoy awe inspiring landscapes, superb mountain views, rich Buddhism cultural history & Tibetan Nomads as well typical countryside local hospitalities.
Day 03: Drive from Lhatse to Shigatse 3900m and O/N at hotel, enjoy magnificent views along the journey and explore second largest city of Tibet.
Day 04: Morning visit Tashilhumpo Monastery. Afternoon drive to Gyantse-3950m, visit Kumbum Monastery and O/N at Hotel
Day 05: Drive from Gyantse to Lhasa-3650m pass by the modern glacier and Yamdrok Lake, reach Lhasa and overnight at Hotel
Day 06-07: Sightseeing tours in Lhasa (Potala palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple and Bakhor street, Drepung Monastery)
Day 08: Transfer to the Gongkar airport and fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Note: This trip can be done vice-versa way (fly in Lhasa & drive out all the way to Kathmandu)
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Tibet overland tour trip highlights
Trip Duration: 7 nights 8 days
Mode of Tour: Drive to Lhasa & fly out after end the tour
Trip starts: Kathmandu- Tibet boarder
Trip ends: From Lhasa fly out
Group size: Minimum 2 & Maximum 10-12
Accommodation: Hotel and lodge stay BB Basis
Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser with support truck
Best of the Trip: Visiting Potala Palace, guided sightseeing to explore main attraction of around and excellent overland journey with amazing views and beautiful cultural experience of nomad land.
Trip Cost: Please contact us for cost details
Cost includes the following services
- Travel alien permit fee of Tibet
- Guided tour as per program
- All Monastery entrance fee
- Standard hotel in Lhasa with breakfast
- Accommodation in BB Basis
- Transportation by Toyota Land cruiser 4500 and supporting truck in case need
- Group visa fee for Tibet
- Oxygen incase needed
Cost does not include
- Lunch and dinner along the trip
- Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Lhasa) and airport taxes
- Emergency rescue evacuation cost
- Other personal expenses tips, donation, laundry, call and bottle drinks
- Photography charges
- Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation cost.
- Nepal re-entry visa fee
- Personal travel insurance