Trekking Destinations >Tibet > Overland Tibet (Drive in Fly out)
Welcome to Tibet – a land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion along the far flung unique landscape, aptly called the Roof of the World. Let the age old Tibetan myths and mysteries cast an 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 (8212m) and the second part brings you so close to the Shangri-La of Tibet making you 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 (8848m) by an hour long Trans Himalayan flight on your way back from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Most interestingly, this tour offers a lifetime opportunity to admire and compare the magnificence of the lofty Himalayas from three dimensions –from south, north and sky. Your memories of holiday in Tibet is enriched by the lingering impression of the most lavishly decorated huge monasteries and temples, saffron colored monks, ever milling people and typical lifestyle and above all, the challenging Himalayas.
This is the right overland tour which covers the most of the best parts of Tibet promising you a holiday that is more than a dream –a voyage of adventure and discovery. Discover Tibet through this special package at a very special price, never before, with economy hotels in Lhasa and en-route to Lhasa all on Bed and Breakfast basis. Visit Tibet with us, you will be fascinated .
Arrival in Kathmandu, then transfer to hotel / Preparation of tour.
Drive Kathmandu (1300m) – Zhangmu (2500m) / Nyalam (3700m); 123km/156km
Early morning scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal –Tibet border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by truck (normally) or 2 hour walk uphill (in case of landslide) to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or continue drive to Nyalam. Overnight at hotel
Zhangmu / Nyalam – Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4350m); 225km/244km
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 crossing over Lalung-La (5050m), from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges and Tibetan plateau. Overnight at hotel
Tingri/Lhatse –Xigatse (3900m); 244km
After breakfast in hotel at morning, continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt. Kailash bifurcates to the west. Overnight at hotel
Xigatse - Gyantse (3950m); 90km
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery, then drives to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Overnight at hotel
Gyantse – Lhasa (3650m); 261km
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5010m), Kambala (4794m), colorful Yamdrok Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Overnight at hotel
Sightseeing in Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight at hotel
Fly Lhasa – Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Gongkar airport for departure flight to Kathmandu, then transfer to hotel of Kathmandu.
Rest day at Kathmandu / Explore Kathmandu city.
Departure from Kathmandu
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- Trip Name - Overland Tibet (Drive in Fly out)
- Duration : 11 Days
- Trek Days: 08 Days
- Maximum Altitude - 4350m
- Hotel Use:
03 Nights in Kathmandu
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