8 days Tibet overland Tour
Welcome to Tibet- A land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion along the far flung unique landscape, aptly called the ” The Roof of the world “. Let the age old Tibetan myths & mysteries cast and enchanted spell that holds a visitor in thrill and excitement .
The first part of the tour offers fascinating views of the incredible formation of the highest plateau of the world with awesomely beautiful rocks,cascades and canyons slightly hidden in the thin flying mists amidst the mighty presence of Mt. Xishapagma (8212) and the second brings you so close to the shangri-La of Tibet making feel yourself as being part of a unique culture, a rich tapestry woven with legends myths, rituals and festivals, The last part takes you over the majestic Himalayas offering you the long cherished breathtaking view of the Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8848) ny an hour long trans- Himalayan flight on your back from LHASA to Kathamndu . most Interestingly, this tour offers a lifetime opportunity to admire and compare the magnificence of the lofty Himalayas from three dimensions -from south, north, & sky . Your Memories of holiday in Tibet is enriched by the lingering impression of the most lavishly decorated huge monasteries & temples, Saffron colored monks,ever smiling people & their typical lifestyle and above all , the challenging Himalayas.
Day 01: Kathmandu-Kerung Border | 145km
Early in the morning, we will take a scenic drive to Kerung Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside. After necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, we’ll go for a 1h adventurous drive by bus and van or a 2h walk uphill. In case of landslide to Chinese immigraton, we will check-in to hotel. Otherwise, we will keep driving to Kerung and stay overnight there.
Day 02: Kerung-Tingri (4300m)/Lhatse (4350m) | 225km/244km
We’ll drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with a typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. From there, weather permitting, you’ll enjoy breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201m) and Mt Xishapagma (8012m) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri, you will admire the magnificence of Mt Everest (8848m). We’ll spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste-Xigatse (3900m) | 244km
We will keep driving crossing over Gyatsu La (5220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse, from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. We will stay overnight at Yak hotel.
Day 04: Xigatse-Gyantse (3950m) | 90km
We will go for a morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery, then drive to Gyantse and visit the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. We will spend the night in a hotel in .
Day 05: Gyantse-Lhasa (3650m) | 261km
This day is a full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5010m), Kambala (4749m), colorful Yamdrok-Tso lake and Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo).
We’ll stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 & 07: Sightseeing in Lhasa
You will have two full days to discover Lhasa, a sightseeing including Jokhang temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace Drepung and Sera Monasteries.
Overnight in a hotel.
Early in the morning, we will drive towards Gonggar aiport or train station for your departure to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China
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