• Tibet Over Land Tour (Drive in / Fly out)

Tibet Over Land Tour (Drive in / Fly out)

Trip Facts :

Program Code: TT-TS02
Duration: 8 days
Program Type: Tour
Minimum Pax: 1+
Maximum Altitude: 5220m
Mode of Travel: Flight / Land
Start Trip: Kerung Border
End Trip: Lhasa
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Overview

Tibet Overland Tour is provided an opportunity to explore Tibet, the roof the world. In different city of Tibet, you’ll have chance to explore Buddhist Monasteries and Tibetan life. Lhasa is end destination of this trek. Tibet tour guide through dry land of Tibet, where you have can observe Tibetan Monks and their life. On this trip, we will travel in Land cruisers 4WD, following the Friendship Highway through some of the most amazing landscape on Earth and staying in the best traditional hotels Tibet has to offer. We’ll pass small Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. Equally as fascinating is the wealth of cultural interest and we will have plenty of opportunity to explore this side of Tibet, both in Lhasa and the other towns we pass through on our journey.

Price Starts from : $ 1050.00

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300 m.) – Kerung Border (145 Km)

Day 02: Kerung – Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m) : 225 Km/244 Km

Day 03: Lhatse/Shigatse (3900 m) : 244 km.

Day 04: Shigatse/Gyantse (3950 m) : 90 km.

Day 05: Gyantse/Lhasa (3650 m) : 261 km.

Days 06 – 07: In Lhasa.

Day 08: Lhasa/Kathmandu (By fly).

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 necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Van (normally) or 2 hour walks uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.

Day 02: Kerung – Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m) : 225 Km /244 Km.
Day drive 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 

Day 03: Tingri-Lhatse/Shigatse (3900 m) : 244 km.
Continue drive to Shigatse, site of the famous Tashilungpu Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989. Its huge Thanka wall is clearly visible from the North side of the road. Overnight Hotel.

Day 04: Shigatse/Gyantse (3950 m) : 90 km.
After visiting Tashilungpu Monastery in the morning, drive to Gyantse two hours away. Gyantse is a small bustling town steeped in history. It lies 264 kms. southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang Chu river. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Visit Kumbum Chorten, Palkor Chode Monastery, Gyantse Dzong. Built around 1400 AD, later it became the main centre for trade with British India. Overnight Hotel.

Day 05: Gyantse/Lhasa (3650 m) : 261 km.
Eight hours drive bring us to Lhasa crossing Karo-La (5010 m) and Kamba-La (4794 m) on the way. Karo-La climbs between two awesome mountains, Nozing Khang Sa (7223 m) and Ralung (6236 m). We pass the Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake) en route. After passing Kamba-La, Lhasa valley can be seen to the North. We cross the Brahmaputra River before reaching Lhasa. Overnight Hotel.

Days 06 – 07: In Lhasa. Guided sightseeing tour of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, surrounding Barkhor market, Drepung and Sera monasteries. Overnight Hotel

Day 08: Lhasa/Kathmandu – Transfer to airport for departure flight to Kathmandu or onward destination.

Cost Include

  • Airlines fare from Lhasa to Kathmandu
  • Airport pick up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Standard accommodation (Bed & Breakfast).
  • All necessary paper works and permits.
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Tibetan guide.
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide.
  • Medical supplies.
  • All government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal entry visa fee. You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Tips for the guide and porter.

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