Tibet Tour (Drive in Fly out tour to Tibet)

Tibet Tour (Drive in Fly out tour to Tibet)

Tibet Overland Tour falls under one of the most popular tours in Tibet.  The tour takes you up to 3,000 meter to 5,000 meter across the high and cold Gobi desert viewing some of the most picturesque scene of breathtaking mountains including Mt. Everest (8848 m). Tibet Overland Tour offers you the most relaxing and adventurous journey within very short span of time. It is equally fascinating in cultural point of view with ample of opportunities to explore the age old monasteries and caves along with the visit to the historical towns including Lhasa.

Tibet Lhasa Tour

Tibet Overland Tour starts from Kathmandu itself from where you take 5-6 hours drive following the friendship highway exploring some of the most amazing landscapes on the earth. After all the immigration formalities are done in Kodari and from there you will start the actual tour to Tibet which covers an approximate distance of 1000 km. In this Tibet Overland Tour you will enjoy sightseeing  of Gyantse, Shigatse, Xegar, Tashilunphu,  Potala palace, Norbulingka , the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and walk along the crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkhor Market in Lhasa. After having visited these entire places, our representative will drop you to Gonggar Airport which is near Lhasa from where you will either take a flight back to Kathmandu or to your onward destination.


Day 01 Kathmandu - Nyalam (3600m) -154kms
Departure at 05.30 from Katmandu, after and approx. 6 hour's drive. We reach Kodari (Nepal-China Border). Further half hour drive by truck will bring us to Zhangmu, where after completion of immigration formalities check drive to Nyalam. Overnight.

Day 02 Nyalam- Lhatse (3950m) 370km
From Nyalam road follows the Bhotekoshi river in a deep valley with plenty of waterfalls. After 1-5 hrs. Drive brings us to Nylam Pass (3800m) with the Jugal Himal in view. A continued drive via Lalungla (5050m) will bring us in view of Mt. Langtang (7245m), Mt. Xixapangma (8013m) and Mt. Dorge Lakpa (6980m), Mt. Makalu (8464m) Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), and Mt.Cho O Oyu (8201m). Overnight.

Day 03 Lhatse-Xigatse (3900m)
Lhatze is 03hr away over a 5220m pass near the petrol station, there is a small restaurant where tea snacks available. Depending upon the road conditions, Shakya Monastery, which is 26 km. Off from the main road will be visited. Shakya is one of he oldest and most important monastery. Reach Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastry the seat of Panchen Lama his death in 1989 with its huge thanka Wall cleary visible on north side of the road. Overnight.

Day 04 Xigatse- Gyantse (3950m) 90km.
After visiting Tashilunpo Monastery in the morning including the bazaar of Xigatse, drive to Gyantse, which is 02 hr. this is small bustling town, steeped in the history. It lies 264km south west of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyalun Chu River. In the 15th century it served as the capital of the small kingdom. Visit Kumbun Chorten and Phaklakor Monastery, which was, built around 1400 ad it later, became the main Centre for trade with British India. Overnight.

Day 05 Gyantse- Lhasa (5010m) -260km
08-hr drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the Karola Pass (4794m). The Karola climbs between two lofty mountains, Nozing Khangsa (7223m) and Ralung (6236m) while driving you will see the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hour to cross around. After passing Kampala, Lhasa Valley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra River. Reaching Lhasa and check in hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onward airline ticket. Overnight l.

Day 06 & 07 Lhasa sightseeing
These days you will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Place, The Jokhang Temple surrounding Barkhor market Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight.

Day 08 Lhasa to Kathmandu flight
Transfer to airport 02hr.drive Representative will assist you. Departure of flight to Katmandu would be approx 10.00 hour. China Standard Time and arriving Katmandu at 09hr.