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 scenes of breathtaking mountains including Mt. Everest (8848 m). Tibet Overland Tour offers you the most relaxing and adventurous journey within a very short span of time. It is equally fascinating from a cultural point of view with ample 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 a 5-6 hours drive following the Trisuli Rasuwa highway exploring some of the most amazing landscapes on the earth. After all the immigration formalities are done in Kerung 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 Kerung, Tingri, Gyantse, Shigatse, Xegar, Tashilhunpo,  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 (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 05-06 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-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at the Guest House.

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, a 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). Stay overnight at Guest House

Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km
Continue scenic drive crossing Over Getchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 04 Xigatse- Gyantse (3950m): 90km.
After visiting Tashilhunpo Monastery in the morning including the bazaar of Xigatse, drive to Gyantse, which is 02 hr. This is a small bustling town, steeped in history. It lies 264km southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyan 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 and 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 checking in at the 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 Kathmandu would be approx 10.00 hour. China Standard Time and arriving Kathmandu at 09hr.