Tibet Overland Tours
- Cost Info
Duration: days (7 night 8 days in Tibet)
Activities: overland tour
Max altitude: 5220m
Cultural Tibet overland tour is a cultural tour around the fascinating and beautiful places of Tibet and Nepal. This unique tour takes you to Tibet- a land so rich in culture, tradition and soaked in religion along the far-flung unique landscape suitably called the roof of the world. Tibet overland tour offers you to visit some of the famous cultural places around Tibet and majestic view of snow-capped mountains. Firstly this tour offers you with fascinating views of the unbelievable formation of the highest plateau of the world with impressively beautiful rocks, waterfalls and gorges slightly hidden in the thin flying fogs among the mighty occurrence of Mt. Xishapagma (8028m.) and then we let you explore close to the Shangri-La of Tibet making you feel yourself as being a part of unique culture, a rich embroidery interlaced with legends, myths, rituals and festivals.
Tibet cultural overland tour starts with a scenic 6hours drive from Kathmandu to Zhangmu fascinating Tibetan town. We experience the presence of beautiful landscape and high panorama view along with determined culture and religion of highlanders. On our way we visit some of the famous town and villages with different fascinating culture and festival going on. We also encounters with the warm and charming people of Tibet who follows Buddhism and ancient culture of Tibet. Fascinating old and ancient Buddhist monasteries, unique culture and hospitality of inhabitants will cherish you mind and stunning mountain panorama and beautifully carved landscape reward you with excitement and personal peace.
Explore the culture and lifestyle of Tibetan and experience the majestic view and stunning natural wilderness around.
Day 01: Welcome to Kathmandu (1350m). Upon your arrival we assist you from airport to hotel. Rest overnight.
Day 02: Today we provide you a guided tour around Kathmandu valley. We visit famous sightseeing and cultural heritage places. Prepare for the trek and rest overnight.
Day 03: Today we drive for 6hours from Kathmandu all the way to Zhangmu (2300 m.). Rest overnight.
Day 04: Today we drive for 5-6hours from Zhangmu all the way to Xegar/New Tingri (4050 m). We dive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape. Rest overnight.
Day 05: Today we drive for 5hours from Xegar to Shigatse (3900m.). On the way the road reaches an altitude of (5220 m.) at Jia Tsuo La (Lhakpa La). Rest overnight.
Day 06: Today early in the morning we drive for 4hours from Shigatse all the way to Gyangtse (3950m.). Rest overnight.
Day 07: Today we drive for 8hours from Gyangtse all the way to Lhasa (3650m.). Rest overnight.
Day 08: Sightseeing in and around Lhasa. Today we visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace the old summer palace of the Dalai Lama, Jorkhang and surrounding Barkhor market. Explore around Lhasa and its famous destination. Rest overnight.
Day 09: Another acclimatization day around Lhasa. Explore the sightseeing and cultural places around. Enjoy local cultural program and rest overnight.
Day 10: Today early in the morning we drive from Lhasa city to Gonkar airport and then fly a scenic flight all the way back to Kathmandu. Rest overnight.
Day 11: Today we assist you to Kathmandu international airport for your final departure.
- All Ground transportation including airport pickup and drop-off, land cruiser(four wheel drive) in Tibet side
- All Tourist standard accommodation with breakfast as per itinerary
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu UNESCO site by license holder tour guide including entrance fee
- Government license holder tour guide in Kathmandu Valley
- All entrance fees of Temple ,Monasteries and Parks as per itinerary
- Sleeping bag and down jacket if required
- Tibetan Tourism Bureau license holder Tibetan Tour Guide, drivers, their food salary and expenses
- Tibet travel group permit and Visa
- Flights ticket to Kathmandu to Gankor (Lhasa)
Service not includes:
- All Meals and Drinks ($15 to $20Per day)
- Personal nature expenses
- Tips for the expedition staffs (expected but not mandatory)
- Your travel insurance
- Nepal Visa
- International flight ticket
- Extra accommodation in Kathmandu which is not mentioned in itinerary