Nepal Tibet Overland Tour

A comfortable overland tour for Nepal and Tibet is best holiday to spend on. The regular tour to Nepal’s most visited places Kathmandu valley, Chitwan National park & Pokhara will take you another soft adventure destination.  After a day tour in Kathmandu valley, you will taken to Chitwan National park which is famous for elephant back safari to see the various wild animal, birds and most popular animal in this park is one-horned Rhino. In the evening you can enjoy the stick dance of local Tharu community. After some jungle excursion another day your tour head to Pokhara “the lake city”. Boating in Phewa Lake can feel you are in relaxation holiday. Another morning you will drive to Sarangkot which is famous hill station to see the sunrise view in the Himalayas. After some excursion around you will drive to Kathmandu. The scenic drive will take 6 hours to reach Kathmandu.  After Chitwan and Pokhara trip you will enjoy one day tour in Kathmandu in the ancient historical cities Patan & Bhaktapur.

In Tibet overland tour your trip starts from Lhasa city and ends at Zhangmu/Kodari before our representative pick you up to Kathmandu. The most highlight of this tour is Tibetan Buddhist, mountain people, Monks, Monateries, temples, rivers and waterfalls. The historical tour in Lhasa for 2 days show you how attractive Tibet is. Buddhism influenced environment, cultural heritage, and of course the modern facilities in Tibetan hotel can make your trip comfortable.  You can enjoy the splendid views of Yamdrok-Tso Lake in your journey to Lhasa to Gyantse. Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum monastery are the attraction of Gyantse valley, similarly Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse which is one of the oldest Tibetan Monastery. You will cross various passes in this Nepal Tibet drive tour and you trip ends in Kathmandu.  This is the world class overland tour which makes every travellers dream to visit Nepal and Tibet come true.

Nepal Tibet overland tour

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel, after getting to hotel, briefing about trip and evening free /overnight at hotel. (BB Basis)

 Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city- Historical  Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swyambhunath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions and lunch break will be during the tour at Halal restaurant. /overnight at hotel. (BB Basis)

Day 03: Kathmandu to Chitwan
At hotel in Kathmandu after breakfast meet your guide and drive to Chitwan National Park. Up on arrival have a welcome drink for refreshment, briefing about afternoon program; have a lunch join for the safari activities – elephant back safari and evening Tharu cultural dance show and dinner.  Overnight at Resort (full board basis)

Day 04:  Chitwan to Pokhara
Early morning jungle activities like; Elephant birding center visit and after breakfast drive to Pokhara. Check in to hotel after refreshment boating in Phewa (called Fewa also) Lake for an hour & visit Taal Barahi temple and evening free time. /overnight at hotel. (BB Basis)

Day 05: Pokhara Sightseeing - back to Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Sarangkot (1590m) to view the sunrise, After sunrise view back to Pokhara on the way visit Davi’s fall and after breakfast at hotel drive back to Kathmandu, (6 hours) and the rest of the evening is free in Kathmandu. /overnight at hotel. (BB Basis)

Day 06: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Full day guided sightseeing around ancient Patan & Bhaktapur city- Historical Durbar Square area including many other famous monuments of around- Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Kumbheswor Temple  and Bhaktapur city’s old place popular Nyatapola Pagoda, temples, unique peacock window and medieval town. /overnight at hotel. (BB Basis)

Day 07: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 m) Gonggar Airport
Up on arrival at Gonggar Airport meet our Tibet tour official representative, complete the custom and immigration formalities and drive to Lhasa city (3650m). It takes around 45 minutes to reach the main city center. Checking in your hotel, be refresh, rest for acclimatization to get fit with Lhasa’s high altitude. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 08: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Early morning after breakfast brief on the day’s program by your guide and proceed tour to Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and the Barkhor Square. The famous Sera Monastery allows you to get an insight into the important aspects of Tibetan Buddhism.  Drive to visit to Norbulingka palace which is summer retreat of the Dalai Lama. The palace building construction completed in 1956 and it is elaborately decorated with Tibetan wood carvings and paintings. After visiting this historic monument head to Jokhang Temple and explore rich Tibetan cultural heritage of this site as well visit city center of Barkhor market and after visiting of the day back to hotel. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 09: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
After breakfast meet your guide transfer to visit Potala Palace. This is the main attraction of Tibet forever and it is an impressive structure of Tibetan architecture. The Potala Palace has various types of Tibetan arts and crafts collection which are some many centuries of old. After visiting this outstanding Dalai Lama’s palace transfer to visit popular Drepung Monastery where you can observe nuns and monks are chanting and performing religious discourses together and back to hotel. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 10: Drive Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) - the first day of overland journey 261 km
Pick up from the hotel and join for overland day, the journey continue through the main highway via Khamba La Pass (4795m). Enjoy splendid views of Yamdrok-Tso Lake and Nazing Kang Sa (7252m) peak. After this pass the road turns the westwards and come across another Karo La Pass (5045m), and after driving long day finally you will arrive at Gyantse town. Up on arrival transfer to hotel be refresh, rest and enjoy exploring wonderful landscaped Tibetan villages and cultural activities. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 11: Exploration sightseeing and drive to Shigatse (3900m) 90km
After breakfast join for overland day, you will be at Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum on the way and explore 14th century old historical fort at Gyantse and golden stupa of Kumbum. These two places have also huge collection of traditional arts and crafts of Tibetan culture. After visiting again continues the journey and finally you will be in Shigatse city, it is second largest one in Tibet. Visit the oldest Tashilhunpo Monastery of Tibet and other Tibetan monuments there. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 12: Exploration sightseeing & drive Shigatse (3900m) to Xegar (Shegar) (4050m) 244km
After visiting this nomadic city your overland journey continue again passing through the picturesque landscape via small town of Lhatse and Gyamtso La Pass 5220m. Today all the way of driving crosses about 224Km distance and finally arrive at Xegar. This Tibetan town has beautiful stupas and monastery as well. Explore around see major attractions and stay at hotel. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 13: Drive Xegar (4050m) to Zhangmu (2300m) 181km
After having breakfast join for the day journey, today you will be crossing Tingri, Lalung La Pass 5124m and Shung La Pass 5200m along the way of 181 km drive. On the way of drive you can enjoy panoramic views of several snow clad mountain of surrounding areas- Gauri Shankar, Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, and Menlungtse and finally arrive at Zhangmu 2300m colossal borderland town. (Hotel BB Basis)

Day 14: Drive Zhangmu (2300m) to Kathmandu (1400m) 123km
Today after few kilometers drive away from Zhangmu you will be at border line Friendship Bridge. Here you have to work out for custom clearance and immigration formalities as well then meet with Himalayan Mentor’s official representative and catch the coach to drive Kathmandu. It will be about 5-6 hrs drive to reach in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 15: Transfer to airport for International departure

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Nepal Tibet overland tour highlights

Whole Package Duration: 14 nights/15 days

Region of Tour: Nepal & Tibet

Maximum Altitude: 4050m meters (Shegar, Tibet)

Trip Grade: Moderate (Easy to Moderate)

Mode of Tour: Historical, Culture and Nature Tour

Food & Accommodation: Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Nepal and Tibet

Starting and Ending Point: Kathmandu  - Kathmandu

Transportation: Flight, Private comfortable vehicle or Tourist Bus as per group size

Best of the trip: Best opportunity to see the historical culture & nature of Nepal & Tibet.

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

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Tour Cost: Please contact us for cost details

Nepal Tibet Overland Tour Cost Includes

In Nepal

  • Admission fees to sightseeing spots & activities specified
  • Tour guide-excellent English-speaking guide
  • Hotel accommodation wtih breakfast (but in the Chitwan national park full board basis)
  • Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size

In Tibet

  • Travel alien permit fee of Tibet
  • Guided tour as per program
  • All Monastery entrance fee
  • Hotel accommodation with breakfast in Lhasa
  • Transportation by private vehicle, Car, van or mini bus as per group size

Tour Cost Excludes

  • All flight costs for specified destination
  • Tibet Visa fee
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee,
  • Meals- Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet
  • Costs extra-in case of flight cancellation, bad weather forecast, road blockage and extra days stay except package 
  • Travel Insurance and expenses of personal nature
  • Tips & gratuity for guide, driver and staffs
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