Description

Himalaya Family Adventure arrange Tibet overland tour which is one of the most popular tours in Tibet. Tibet overland tour takes you up to 3,000m to 5,000 meter across the high and cold Gobi desert viewing some of the most picturesque scene of breathtaking mountains including Mt. Everest (8848m.). Tibet overland tour offers you the most relaxing and adventurous within very short span of time. Tibet Overland tour is equally fascinating in cultural point of view with ample of opportunities of exploration to age old monasteries and caves along with the visit to historical towns including Lhasa. Tibet overland tour starts from Kathmandu itself from where you take 5-6 hours drive following the friendship highway exploring some of the most amazing landscape in the earth. In this Tibet Overland tour you will enjoy sightseeing around Potala palace, Norbulinkha palaces, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and walk along the crowded Tibetan market - the bustling Barkor Bazaar in Lhasa. After visited these entire place our representative will drop you to airport for flight back to Kathmandu or to onward destination...

Fitness Level : Moderate Max-Altitude : 4000m.
Duration : 12 Days
Best Season : May-October

 Itinerary Outline

Day 1 : Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel

Day 2 :Sight Seeing and Prepare for Tour

Day 3 :Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam

Day 4 :Drive Nyalam to Lhatse 

Day 5 :Drive Lhatse to Xigatse 

Day 6 :Drive SXigatse to Gyatse 

Day 7 :Drive Gyatse to Lhasa

Day 8/9 :Lhasa Exploration

Day 10 :Fly Lhasa to Kathmandu

Day 11 :Extra Day in Kathmandu

Day 12 : Deparutre


Day 1 :  Arrival to Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel
We will meet at the Kathmandu, Tribhuvan International Airport waiting with your Name plate and would drive to your hotel. After Fresh up, we will meet and talk about the program. In evening we will provide you Typical Nepali welcome Dinner.

Day 2 : Sight Seeing and Prepare for Tour
The next morning after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around the Kathmandu valley. You will visit center of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Hindu Temple and Swyambhunath. These are very ancient and historical pride of Nepal importantly enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square reflects the uniqueness and diversity in Nepalese culture. On journey back to hotel, you can travel around the local areas, gullies and lifestyle. You can perhaps take relaxed walk through the famous streets like Thamel.

Day 3 : Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam
Kathamndu to Nyalam, we start our tour with an early morning drive to Kodari, The Nepali border.Weather permitting there will be fine views of Langtang. Gauri Shanker, Melungtse and Khumbu himal ranges. Depending on the road situation we walk or drive up to Zhang Mu where we clear Chinese immigration. After the formalities we continue our journey through a beautiful gorge to Nyalam crossing the Himalayan range altitude 3800m.

Day 4 : Drive Nyalam to Lhatse 
Nyalam to Lhatse, our first stop on the Tibetan plateau will be on the 5200m. 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 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 5 : Drive Lhatse to Xigatse 
A four -hour drive bring us to Tibet's second largest city, Xigatse here we visit Tashilumpa monastery, the seat of the panchen lama hence one of the most important monasteries in Tibet. Altitude 3800m.

Day 6 : Drive SXigatse to Gyatse 
After a stroll through 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 husbandduring his 1904 raid into Tibet. Here the main attraction is the Kumbum monastery with its extraordinary architecture. Altitude 3900m.

Day 7 : Drive Gyatse to Lhasa
This will be a long drive, but on the way we cross the Karo la with the beautiful glacier, we see yamdroktso 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 3650m.

Day 8/9 : Lhasa Exploration
Sightseeing, 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 10 : Fly Lhasa to Kathmandu
Flight Lhasa to Kathmandu, we have to get up very early for our transfer to Gonggar airport to catch the flight back to Kathmandu. This flight is one of the most spectaculars in the world with nice views of the Himalayan range including the mt. Everest.

Day 11 : Extra Day in Kathmandu
Today, you will have free time for relax and shopping. You will prepare your luggage for your next day flight.

Day 12 :  Deparutre
So, Today is the last day in Nepal for this tour, Our representative will take you to Tribhuvan International Airport by tourist vehicle. Wishing you safe journey back to onward destination and waiting for your next visit. Bye Bye.. Naturally Nepal, Once is not enough. Come as a tourist, stay as a Family and go as a Friend.

Cost Include

Airport picks up drop by car

Lhasa-Kathmandu Flight Tickets

Transportation bus /jeep as per group size. (in Tibet)

Tibet travel permit.

English speaking Tibetan guide.

Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.

Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.

Daily breakfast.

Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.


Cost Exclude

Lunch and Dinner in Tibet

Client and travel insurance.

Personal expenses such as a drink, phone, laundry etc..

Nepal re- entry visa fee

Extra Program/activities.