Tibet Overland Tour


Tibet overland tour connects two old capital cities, Lhasa in Tibet and Kathmandu in Nepal. The tour begins in Lhasa and ends in Kathmandu. Tibet, which boasts of spectacular mountain scenery and a rich cultural heritage, is a place worth visiting. As you drive across the Tibetan plateau, you will be expertly guided around all the Tibetan monasteries, temples, monuments and important tourist sites by expert local Tibetan guide. In Lhasa, you explore the Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and the busy Barkhor Square. Leaving Lhasa on a 4WD, you will be driven past picturesque Tibetan settlements where nomadic herdsmen can be seen wandering across the wide arid plateau. This overland journey takes you over several high mountain passes with spectacular mountain views, including those of the majestic Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Shishapangma. Your adventure tour continues to the historic cities of Shigatse and Gyantse. As you explore the ancient monasteries, forts, and citadels you get an insight into the rich Tibetan culture and history. As you leave Zhangmu and cross the Friendship Bridge, you enter Nepal. Your overland tour comes to a finale.

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Lhasa (3660m).

Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa.

Day 03 : sightseeing in Lhasa.

Day 04 : drive to Gyantse (3950m) 261 km.

Day 05 : sightseeing & drive to Shigatse (3900m) 90km.

Day 06 : sightseeing & drive to Shegar (4050m) 244km.

Day 07 : drive to Zhangmu (2300m) 181km.

Day 08 : drive to Kathmandu (1400m) 123km.

Cost Details

  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers for International and domestic flights.
  • Nepal Trekking permit fee.
  • All meals during trekking in Nepal.
  • Sleeping tents with a mattress, dining tent, Kitchen tent, toilet tent, chair & tables. Gamow bag ( hyper pressure bag) for emergency purpose.
  • Nepalese Sherpa cook, kitchen boy, and camp staff.
  • Daily wages, insurance, food for trekking staffs.
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges on twin sharing with breakfast in Tibet. Standard hotel in Shigatse and in Lhasa.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide, all entrance fees.
  • 1 land cruiser for transport in Tibet.
  • Accommodation, Lunch, dinner, and refreshments.
  • Tibet Visa Fee.
  • Airfare Kathmandu- Nepalgunj- Simikot and Kathmandu - Lhasa.
  • Photography charges in monasteries.
  • Any cost arising due to landslides, political disturbance, strikes, cancellation of flights, deviation in the program.
  • Re-entry Nepal visa.
  • Personal travel, medical and rescue insurance.

Departure Dates

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