One Week Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour


 Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour is the best-ever road trip over the highlands of the Tibetan Plateau, driving in an incredible desert-like mountainous landscape. this trip is equally relished by Buddhist pilgrimage and travellers with a deep interest in Tibetan culture and Buddhism. During this tour, you'll visit the substantial cultural heritages of Tibet, like temples, monasteries, a palace, and beautiful Himalayan lakes. Himalayan scene and cultural settlements of the high lands of the Himalayas. Lhasa (3650m) the capital city of Tibet is rich in cultural and natural beauty along with ancient cultural artifacts. Some of the famous sites of Lhasa are Potala palace, Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market and Norbulingka Palace, Summer Palace of Dalai Lama.

Tibet is a mystical and ancient land, known for its stunning natural beauty, rich cultural heritage, and spiritual significance. The region, which is officially known as the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China, is home to some of the world's highest peaks, including Mount Everest and Mount Kailash, as well as numerous monasteries, temples, and other religious sites. For those interested in exploring this unique and fascinating part of the world, there are a variety of Tibet tours available, each offering a different perspective on this complex and captivating destination. One of the most popular types of Tibet tours is the cultural and spiritual tour. These tours typically focus on the region's rich Buddhist heritage and the many monasteries and temples that dot the Tibetan landscape. 

Details Itinerary

Day 1 Kathmandu-Kerung Border /145km

Our office Staff will come early morning at your Hotel take a scenic drive to Kerung Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. After necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, Then drive and go for a 1hour drive by bus and van or a 2h walk uphill. If any weather problem stay overnight

Day 2 Kerung-Tingri (4300m)/Lhatse (4350m) | 225km/244km

After Breakfast drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with a typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. From there, weather permitting, you’ll enjoy breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201m) and Mt Xishapagma (8012m) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri, you will admire the magnificence of Mt Everest (8848m). Dinner Overnight 

Day 3 Tingri/Lhaste-Xigatse (3900m) | 244km

We will keep driving crossing over Gyatsu La (5220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse, from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. will overnight at Hotel as per confirmation

Day 4 Xigatse-Gyantse (3950m) -Lhasa.

Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) –overnight Hotel.

Day 5 Sightseeing in Lhasa.

Full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, and And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 6 Sightseeing in Lhasa

Full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 7 Lhasa – Xegar (4300m) 490km

Early morning drive to Xegar O/N at Guest House.

Day 8 Xegar to Kerung Border to Kathmandu 395km

Early morning, Drive to Border, cross border- drive back to Kathmandu end Service

Cost Details

  • China/Tibet visa fee
  • Tibet travel permit
  • Private transportation by jeep/van
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis
  • Daily breakfast
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary
  • Kathmandu to Kerung transfer and back to Kathmandu.
  • All the government and local taxes.
  • One Hour Ayurbedic massage when back to kathmandu
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips (tipping is expected)
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamities and unforeseen circumstance
  • Visa extra cost for US, Canada, Argentina & Romania) citizens ($90)
  • Single room $200 USD.

Equipment Checklist

  • Seasonal Light cotton clothes
  • Personal daily uses Gears
  • Sun Cream during tour
  • Sun glass
  • Water bottle
  • Personal Medicine 
  • Cap
  • Tissues during yoga and meditation
  • Other will be added at briefing tie if needed



Departure Dates

No fixed departures.
  • Trip Level
  • Destination
  • Max Altitude
  • Duration
    8 Days