Tibet Overland Tour

Location: Tibet, Asia
Overview:

Tibet overland tour is recognized as one of the most enthusiastic tour in one of the mystical land on earth. Tibet is geographically as well as culturally pristine in a form where Buddhism is still highly practiced. This land is also regarded as the land of Shangri La. Tibet overland tour takes you to the major cultural center of the Tibet  like Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse and Tsetang. The dry and rough terrain of most of   the  areas above an altitude of 4000-5000m signify this land as the Roof of the world. Only in the year 1985, this forbidden kingdom was opened for the visitors outside. Tibet Overland tour starts from Kathmandu and follows the path of the Friendship Highway. It takes about 5-6 hours to   reach Tibet. During your tour, you will come across the various high passes like Nyalam Pass (3,800m.), Lalung-La  (5,050m) as well as other passes like Lhasa, Gyantse,  Shigatse. As well as you can see beautiful turquoise lakes like  Nomad camps, Yamdrok Tso and panaromic views of highest mountain ranges including Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Shishapangm. Tibet is highly culturally influenced land where peace and tranquility prevails in the air. You will simply like an enchanting of Buddhist prayers in the monasteries like Gyantse Fort, Tashilhunpo monastery, Kumbum Monastery. Tashilhunpo monastery is also a seat of Panchen Lama. The major attractions of this trip include Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, traditional Bharkhor, Kumbmarket, Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Lhasa is the end destination of this trek. The 8 days Tibet Tour excellent for those who want to explore Tibet in less time. 


Bhandari Tours and Travels arrange the various tour packages  including Tibet overland tour. Join us for a memorable travel experience.


Itinerary:


Tibet Overland Tour - 08 Days 07 Nights (Drive in fly out)

Day 01: KATHMANDU/ZHANGMU/NYALAM (2,300M.) 127 KM.
Our bus departs at 6am, for the border at Tatopani. The reporting time for the journey is 5:45 a.m. at Samrat Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd. Office or in front of immigration office, Thamel. Our 4/5 hour journey goes up to Tibet Nepal border through agricultural fields and passes through traditional villages, following the Bhotekoshi River . From the border ( Friendship Bridge ), after completing immigrations formalities we will drive up hill to Zhangmu imagination the border city of china. And drive to Nyalamu overnight at Guest House.

Day 02: ZHANGMU/NYALAM-LHATSE (4,350m.) 244KM.

Rising through the dry, plateau highlands. Offers stunning views of the world's highest mountain range, including: Langtang-7245, Xixapangma-8,013m., Dorje Lakpa-6,980m., and Gauri Shankar-7,134 m. Cho Oyu-8,021m., Everest 8,848m., Lhotse (8,516m.), Makalu-8,464m. We will cross Nyalam Pass (3,800m.) and Lalung-La (5,050m.) pass along the way, stopping to enjoy the views. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 03: LHATSE-SIGATSE (3,900m.) 244 KM
Today is our longest driving day via Gyatsola Pass 5,220m. By crossing Lhatse from where the road to Mt. Kailash bifurcates. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 04: XIGATSE-GYANTSE (3,950m.) 90 KM.

The morning is yours to relax and explore Tibet 's second largest city, Xigatse, including the world famous Tashilumpo Monastery. In the afternoon, we will arrive in Gyantse, a small, historical town along the banks of the Nyang Chu River and home to monastery of Buddha's 1,000 Images. Overnight at Guest House.

Day 05: GYANTES-LHASA (3,650m.) 280 KM.

Many busy villages, yaks, mountains sheep, and lakes dot our route today, as we cross the famous Brahma-Putra River (Son of Brahma, the creator. Brahma is a Hindu God). Passing over Karo and Kamba passes, 5,010m. & 4,794m. Respectively, our final destination awaits-Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel

Day 06 & 07: IN LHASA
Sightseeing and excursions of Potala Palace, Norbulinka, The Jokhang and surrounding Bakhor market, Drepung & Sera Monasteries Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08: LHASA-KATHMANDU
Early morning, we will be heading to the Airport (Gongar-96Km.) Southwest of Lhasa. With boundless beauty speed below, this is perhaps the most beautiful flight in the world. DEPARTURE: Every Saturday April - November

TOUR COST:
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N      Notes:


v  The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame of tour.
v  Cost will be re calculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.
v  Additional activities may be added as per travelers request with approx. additional cost.
v  The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of number of guides.

v  For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call. 


COST INCLUDES:
&bull Transfer from Tibet border by Jeep transport in a 4 wheel drive.
&bull Accommodation in Bed & breakfast double bed room with shearing basis.
&bull Sight seeing tours with English speaking guide.
&bull Monument entrance fees.
&bull Tibet visa, Travel Permit.
&bull Our Service Charge.


COST EXCLUDES:
&bull Nepal re-entry visa fee.
&bull Lunch & Dinner in Tibet .
&bull Bar Bills & Beverages.
&bull Photographic charges of some monasteries.
&bull Travel insurance, gratuities, Personal Expenses.
&bull Visa fee
&bull Lhasa - Kathmandu Flight Fare
&bull Kathmandu - Lhasa Flight Fare
&bull Lhasa Air port Tax

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