Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour

  • Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour

Code TH-TB-026 •   8 Days •  

  • Trip Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
  • Group size: 1-20 Pax
  • Ends in: Lhasa
  • Departure City: Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude: 5100m
  • Activities: Sightseeing/Tour


Trip Information

Kathmanud Lhasa Overland Tour is The most demanding and the popular tour to Tibet is a 07 days package, where people start their one of the most spectacular overland journey on the 920 km stretch of road, known as the friendship highway, between Kathmandu and Lhasa. The trip allows a number of detours to the highlights of the Tsang Province and the Lhasa City. The trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso, to the kumbum (literally 10,000 images), the most stunning architectural wonder of Tibet and to the city of wonders, the Lhasa and at the end one of the spectacular mountain flight between Lhasa to Kathmandu will deliver you one of the cherish full journey in a lifetime.

We Tibet Holidays introduced this trip as a Fixed departure trip both for local agency and individual client since 2007. Now everyone around the world can join on the fixed date. If you are one or two person it would be good idea to join in our departure for cheaper option. Please contact our support and sales team. You can also extend your China trip after Lhasa instead of returning back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) - Rasuwagadi Border - Kyirong (2800m, 210 Km) 06 - 07 hours drive

Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal - Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & jeep (normally) or 2 hour walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-into Tibet and Continue drive to Kerung. 

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: N/A

Day 02: Kerung - Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km

Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M).

Accommodation: Guest House

Meal: Breakfast

Day 03: Tingri / Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km

Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 04: Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km

Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery.

Accommodation: 3 Star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km

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)

Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 06: Full Day Sightseeing in Lhasa

A full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, Norbulinka and Drepung Monastery.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 07: Full Day Sightseeing in Lhasa

A full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Accommodation: 3 star hotel

Meal: Breakfast

Day 08: Final Departure

Today after breakfast, you will be dropped to either train station or dropped to airport to conect your flight to Kathmandu or mainland China.

Accommodation: N/A

Meal: Breakfast

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Trip Inclusion

What is included?

  • All necessary Tibet permit
  • All monastery entrance fees
  • English speaking local Tibetan guide
  • Transportation by Jeep /Van/Bus as per group size
  • All hotel & Guesthouse stays with daily breakfast
  • Oxygen for immergency purpose
  • Kathmandu to border transportation
  • Experienced local Tibetan Driver
  • Insurance and wages of all cres

What is not included?

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Lhasa - Kathmandu Flight fare
  • Tibet visa fee
  • Personal expenses and Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Others which is not mentioned on the above included items.

USD 750

8 days

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