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Tibet Overland Tours

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Package name Tibet Overland Tours
Duration 8
Max. elevation 5200 m
Level Moderate
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Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Lhasa
Trip route
Cost USD 0 per person

Overview

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu-Nylam

Tibet overland tour starts with an early morning drive to Kodari, which is in the Nepali boarder post. From Kodari we drive up to the Zhang Mu clearing the Chinese immigration continuing the journey up to beautiful George of Nylam. On the route you will get to enjoy the clear view of the Langtang, Gaurisankar, Melungtse and Khumbu Himal range.

Day 2 : Nyalam-Lhatse

Our first stop on the Tibetan plateau will be on the 5200 m. high Lalung la pass from where we have a breathtaking view of the himalayan range and Shisabangma, the highest peak in Tibet. While having lunch in Lao Tingri, the peaks of Mt. Everest (Qomolongma in Tibetan) and Cho Oyu can be seen. This day our journey is long but the spectacular Tibetan plateau will make you forget time. Altitude 4000m.


 

Day 3 : Lhatse-Shigatse/Xingatse

A four hour drive brings us to Tibet's second largest city, Shigatse. Here we visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama, hence one of the most important monasteries in Tibet. Altitude 3800m.

Day 4 : Shigatse/Xigatse -Gyantse

After a stroll though the old city we depart for the two and a half hour drive to Gyantse. While approaching the small farming town we can clearly see the old fort that was captured by Young husband during his 1904 raid into Tibet. Here the main attraction is the Kumbum monastery with its extraordinary architecture. Altitude 3900 m.


 

Day 5 : Gyantse -Lhasa

This will be a long drive, but on the way we cross the Karo-la with the beautiful glacier, we see Yamdrok Tso which is named the Turquoise Lake and cross the Kamba-la from where we descend to the main road which bring us all the way to Lhasa. Altitude 3650 m.

Day 6 : Explorer Lhasa :Potala Palace

During these two days in Lhasa. we visit the Potala palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries and of course the famous Jokhang temple including the surrounding Barkhor.

Day 7 : Explorer Lhasa

During these two days in Lhasa. we visit the Potala palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries and of course the famous Jokhang temple including the surrounding Barkhor.

Day 8 : Flight from Lhasa to onward journey

Get up very early morning for our transfer to Gonggor airport to catch the flight back to Kathmandu or another destination. 

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