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 border from Kathmandu. 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 we are using Kerung borader for overland holiday. So if you want fly in - fly out tour, you may choose Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour or Tibet Lhasa Tour.

Kathmandu to Lhasa overland tour itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive and O/N at guest house.

Day 02: Drive from Kerung - Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km and O/N at hotel, enjoy magnificent views along the journey enjoy the mountain view.

Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km ,Continue scenic drive 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. O/N at Hotel

Day 04: Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km, Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. O/N at Hotel

Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km, Drive from Gyantse to Lhasa pass by the modern glacier and Yamdrok Lake, reach Lhasa. O/N 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 or your another destination.

Note: If above mentioned trip plan doesn't suite for your holiday, we are flexible to customize travel plan as your requirement.

Last Updated: 2014-06-05 by
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Trip Highlights

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: Private Vehicle

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.

Cost Includes/Excludes

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
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