Tibet Overland Tour

Tibet Overland Tour

Trip Facts

Duration: 8 days package

Activities: Tibet Overland Tour

Maximum altitude: 5200m

Best season: Apr/ May/ June/July/August/ Sep/ Oct

Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal) or end in Lhasa

Accommodations: Hotel / Guest House

Transport: Jeep for private tour or Mini bus for group joining basis, necessary transportation depends on group size – Car/Jeep/van/bus/ to and from starting and ending point transfer.

Fixed Departure: Every Saturday and Tuesday

Tibet Overland   tour is always best and most popular one among the nomad explores. The proposed Tibet Overland Tour allows travelers to experience an adventure ecstasy about roof of the world.  The entire journey begins from Kathmandu by joining up on transfer to Nepal China borderland and follows end to Tibet’s Lhasa city after visiting wonders of around.  Along the Tibet Overland tour you will be crossing some of the challenging high passes with magnificent views, beautiful lakes and various local cultural hub tows.  The comprehensive tour package is designed to fit for all average level traveler and as much as possible comfort journey in high plain land.

Overall our Tibet Overland Tour package takes you to glimpse day by day new cultural parts of there. You will encounter various magnificent destination and major attractions of the areas- Tibet’s most prosperous other towns Xigatse, Gyantse and Lhatse.  There you will be visiting beautiful monasteries and other historical places.  In Lhasa at end of the tour days you will allow to visit outstanding architecture Potala Palace, Bharkhor Tibetan Market, Jokhang Temple and various attractions.  At last day you will be transfer to airport or Lhasa train station for onward journey.

Trip Highlights:

Tibet Overland Tour-comprises with adventure journey in roof of the world- travelers will be encountering new cultural destinations day by day. The challenging high passes, Turquoise Lakes, nomad cultural experience and visiting  Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Dalai Lama’s retreat palace, Jokhang Temple, Bustling Bharkhor Market, Khumbum Monastery and many more….with spectacular views of the snow capped Himalayan panorama.

Tibet Overland Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu-Zangmu / Neyalam (3750M)-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 KMS,
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 KMS,
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)-90KMS,
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 KMS,
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).

Trip cost

Cost US: Contact Us.

COST: Tour:
US $ .00/Person (Budget)   
US $ .00/ Person (Standard)
US $ .00/Person (Deluxe)

Visa:
US $ 58.00 for other nationalities, US $  140 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$ 85 & US $ 175.00 net per pax will applicable which is over & above normal visa fee.

Airfare: (including airport tax)
Kathmandu to Lhasa: US $ 555.00 (Subject Change)
Lhasa to Kathmandu: US $ 555.00 (Subject to Change)

Cost Includes:

  • 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.

Cost Excludes:

  • All expenses of personal nature,
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee,
  • Airport departure tax.
  • Insurance,
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • In case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc the extra charge should be born by themselves.
  • Airfare Lhasa/Kathmandu, Tibet/China visa fee and urgent visa charge.

For More Information: info@ecotrek.com.np

Contact Address

Eco Trek Nepal
House# 320, Tri-Devi Marg, Thamel
P.O. Box: 6438, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 00977-1- 4424112
Fax: 00977-1- 4420490
Email: info@ecotrek.com.np
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Mobile No:
00977 - 98510 26595 (Bimal)
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