Tibet Overland Tour

Duration: 11 Nights/ 12 Days |
Altitude: 5,220m.

"Tibet Overland tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa ( or vice versa ) that passes through central Tibet and offer cultural tours of Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Shega, breathtaking views of high passes in Tibetan land, towering mountains ( including views of Mt Everest ) & beautiful turquoise lakes.".


Tibet overland tour offers you some of the most amazing landscape on Earth Tibet overland tour is Tibet’s most touristy route . Nepal Tour generate the Tibet overland tour either fly in Lhasa drive out from Zangmu or Drive in from Tibet border kodari than drive tour from Lhasa. We operate Kathmandu lhasa overland tour both as private or group join basis from Kathmandu.


Our Tibet overland trips give you enough time to visit Lhasa city, which has long been known as the Forbidden City. The mighty Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor market and the holy Jokhang Temple are just a few of the fascinating sights we will take you to.


Nepal Tour is a small group adventure travel which has pioneered responsible tourism practises in Tibet. Our friendly guides and trip leaders are experts at leading interesting groups of men and women throughout Tibet.

Trip Facts

  • Trip Duration: 12 days
  • Max Altitude: Gyamtso La pass at 5220m
  • Group Size: 2 to 12
  • Tour Grade: Easy
  • Season: March to May Sept to Dec
  • Tour Type: Fly Out / Drive in. Kathmandu city tour by Private Vehicle
  • Highlight: Tibet overland tour is more interesting, crossing the high desert, driving through over 3000-5000 meters, visiting the cave, monasteries including the potala palace and clear view of Mt. Everest is visible from a distance make Tibet overland tour is lifetime experience in Tibet.

Tibet Overland Tour Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 m) and Transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Chinese visa processing, evening briefing about Tibet overland tour
Day 03: Kathmandu to Nyalam (3,750m/12,300ft) - 162km
Day 04: Drive Nyalam to Sakya (4,300 m /14,107ft) - 330kms
Day 05: Drive Sakya to Shigatse (3,900m/12,790ft) - 180kms
Day 06: Drive Shigatse to Gyantse (3,950m/12,955) - 90kms
Day 07: Drive Gyantse to Lhasa (3,650m/11,970) - 259kms
Day 08: Today Lhasa cultural tour includes Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and the Barkhor Square.
Day 09: Today Lhasa cultural tour includes Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace
Day 10: Fly Lhasa to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 11: Free day in Kathmandu or Kathmandu cultural sightseeing
Day 12: Final departure to your destination


NOTE: Besides, the flight between Kathmandu to Lhasa is often full during main tourist season , it could be that Lhasa kathamndu seats are available while Kathamndu to Lhasa seats are not available . We do Kathmandu to Lhasa route ( instead of the opposite ) in such cases too. The visa days in Chinese embassy in Kathmandu is Monday, Wednesday and Friday. On Tibet Overland Tour of this type, weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Trip Cost Includes:

  • All airport/hotel transfers
  • Lhasa to Kathmandu airfare
  • Arrival transfer from Lhasa airport to Lhasa city.
  • Arrival and departure transfers from/ to Kathmandu airport to the city
  • China visa and permit arrangements in Kathmandu
  • Guided tour in Kathmandu, all entry fees
  • Three star hotels in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast plan, twin sharing rooms .
  • Three star standard hotel in Lhasa/ Shigatse / Gyantse and best available hotels along the Lhasa Kathmandu highway . Rooms on twin sharing, bed and breakfast plan . Please note that Shegar, and Zangmu have only basic hotels and no luxury
  • Transportation by 4WD land cruiser , driver and gasoline charges included sightseeing tours with english speaking local Tibetan guide
  • All entry fees, Tibet travel permit / visa
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Does Not Include:

  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and evening meals in Tibet Tour.
  • Single supplement charges (compulsory if no one to share the room with )
  • Airport tax, personal clothing & equipments,
  • Nepal re entry visa fee (USD 25 and requires one photograph )
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Any additional tour services which are not mentioned above
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Travel and rescue insurance
Recommended Trekking Kit
The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend that you take with you. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list, rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel are essential for your comfort and convenience. However we recognise that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.

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