Tibet Overland Tour


Tibet
Overland Tour – 7 Nights/ 8 Days

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
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TRIP ITINERARY:

Day 01: Kathmandu-Zangmu / Neyalam (3600M)-150 km

Day 02: Neylam- Tingri / Lhatse (4050M)-285 km

Day 03: Lhatse-Xigatse (3900M)-183 km

Day 04: Xigatse-Gyantse (3950M)-90 km

Day 05: Gyantse-Lhasa (3650M)-261 km

Day 06 & 07: In Lhasa

Day 8: Lhasa-Kathmandu


Trip Cost : 

US $ 425.00/Person (Budget)   Clinch
US $ 670.00/ Person (Standard)
US $ 975.00/Person (Deluxe)
 

Visa Fee:
US $ 58.00 for other nationalities, US$ 142 for Americans (The cost of Tibet visa fee subject to change).
However, if visa has to be issued within days, emergency charges will be US$ 114 & US$ 198.00 net per pax will applicable which is over & above normal visa fee.


Airfare:
(including airport tax)
Kathmandu to Lhasa: US$ 410.00
Lhasa to Kathmandu: US$ 410.00

 

TRIP FACT:

Booking Code:    MN

Duration:  8 days

Maximum Elevation: 5000 m

Accommodation:Hotel/Guest  House

Best Season:    April - October

Trip Start From:   Kathmandu

Trip Finish at:   Kathmandu or Lhasa

Transport: Jeep for private tour or
Mini bus for group joining basis,

 



Route Map:








 

 




Day 01: Kathmandu-Zangmu / Neyalam (3600M)-150 km

Departure at 05:30 AM from The infront of Eco Trek building in Thamel. Approx. 05 hours drive to Kodari (China/Nepal boarder), Half an hour drive to Zhangmu, where after completion of immigration formalities we drive further to Neylam following BhoteKoshi river in a deep valley with some overflowing waterfalls. Overnight in guesthouse.


Day 02: Neylam- Tingri / Lhatse (4050M)-285 km
Drive through Neyalam Pass (3800m) with the view of Jugal Himal. A continued drive via Lalungla Pass (5050m ) has some of the outstanding view of Mt. Xixapangma (8013m highest in Tibet) Mt. Makalu (8464m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) and Mt.Everest (8848m). Overnight in guesthouse.


Day 03: Lhatse-Xigatse (3900M)-183 km
Drive to Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama. Overnight at Hotel Samdrupse or similar standard.


Day 04: Xigatse-Gyantse (3950M)-90 km

After visiting TashiLumpo Monastery in the morning including the Bazaar of Xigatse. Drive to Gyantse, which is 02 hrs. Gyantse is small busting town steeped in history. It lies 264 kms. Southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small country. Visit Kumbum Chorten which was built around 1400 AD. It later became the main center for trade with British India. Overnight in Hotel.


Day 05:
Gyantse-Lhasa (3650M)-261 km
08-hrs drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karo La Pass (5010m) and Kambala Pass (4794m). The Karo La climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khang Sa (7223m) and Ralung (6236). While driving you will see the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hour to cross around. After passing Kamba La, Lhasa valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra River.

Reaching Lhasa and check into hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket. Overnight in hotel.


Day 06 & 07: In Lhasa
These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang temple, surrounding Barkhor market, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight in hotel.


Day 08: Lhasa-Kathmandu
In the morning after breakfast, transfer to airport 02 hrs. Drive-Representative will assist you. Departure of flight for Kathmandu would be approx. 10.00hrs, China Standard Time and arriving Kathmandu at 09.00 hrs. Nepal Standard time. Flight Lhasa/Kathmandu lasts for 01 hour's ten minutes. During the flight you will see the following: Yarlung Tsangpo river, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m) and Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt. Everest (8848m). Weather permitting).


  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation in Lhasa,
  • Best available Hotel/Guest House enroot on BB (Bed and breakfast) basis,
  • All necessary transportation Kathmandu/Lhasa,
  • Sightseeing tour as per the program,
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide,
  • All monasteries entrance fees.



  • All expenses of personal nature,
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee,
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Air ticket reconfirmation fee,
  • Insurance,
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Lunch and dinner.

Special Instructions to our Clients : :

Before leaving your country, you are suggested to ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months. Please book your trip as early as possible; giving us enough preparation time for your trip means your trip will be managed well so that you will get full satisfaction from our services. Please make sure that you have got confirmation receipt from our company about your booking. If you need any special facilities that are not included in the listed itinerary, make sure that you have informed us about it at the time of booking. Should you want to book any programs that are not listed in this website as tailor made package, please let us know by email; we will design it as per your travel need.

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Tel : +977- 1- 4360709
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