About 7 Nights 8 Days Tibet Tour

The Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland tour is an exotic trip from Kathmandu to Lhasa and vice versa that will allow you to enjoy Kathmandu's Hindu cultural sights and Lhasa's Buddhist monasteries. This fascinating voyage will allow you to enjoy some of the best Himalayan scenes and cultural settlements in the Himalayan highlands. The capital of Tibet, Lhasa (3650 m) is rich in cultural and natural beauty along with ancient cultural artefacts. Lhasa's popular sites include Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market Norbulingka Palace, and Dalai Lama's Summer Palace.

The Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland tour begins with a classic Kathmandu town exploration and an exotic Himalayan flight to Lhasa. We'll assist you throughout your travel upon your arrival. Enjoy cultural programs, sightseeing evenings around town and delicious dinner. Starting a tour of Tibet's Himalayan kingdom will allow you to explore the natural and historic sights and enjoy the warm hospitality of the Tibetan people.

Trip Highlights

  • Lhasa - Admire the mesmerizing Potala Palace, once the residence of the Dalai Lama, soaring above the Tibetan capital.
  • Mountain Passes - Travel through stunning mountain scenery across remote mountain passes.
  • Tibetan people - Meet local monks, nuns and nomads to learn about their intriguing way of life.


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Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive

Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after required border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour drive uphill 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 Guest House.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Kerung
  • Altitude: 2300 m

Day drives 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). Stay overnight at Guest House

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lhatse
  • Altitude: 4350 m

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. Stay overnight at hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Xigatse
  • Altitude: 3900 m

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

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Gyantse
  • Altitude: 3950 m

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) – Stay overnight at Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lhasa
  • Altitude: 3650 m

Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.  

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Place: Lhasa
  • Altitude: 3650 3

Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Kathmandu Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300 m

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Tibet Visa Fee
  • Airport  Drop service
  • Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Private Transportation by jeep/van
  • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
  • Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking Tibetan guide
  • All the Government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes:

  • All international flight cost
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Personal expenses like beverage, mineral water and tips
  • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance