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Tibet Overland Tour with potala palace

Group Joining Tibet Overland Tour

Duration 8 Days
Country Tibet & Nepal
Grade Strenuous
Max. Altitude 4,555m
Group Size 2-16 pax
Best Season All Seasons except Harsh Winter
Transportation Domestic Flight, trekking, private vehicle
Accommodation 3-Star Hotels and Lodges
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Overview

Joining each other from different Countries Group Joining Tibet Overland Budget tour starts from Kathmandu taking by surface to Lhasa ,Tibet crossing trans Himalaya, Tibet the most remote places in the World is home to the amazing wilderness, a great diversity of Geographical structure and Unique Tibetan Culture. Taking an Overland journey from Kathmandu to Lhasa Kerung Village and Lhasa gives very authentic experiences. This includes Lhasa sightseeing as well covering the major spots there among with the most recognized being Potala Palace.

Group Joining Tibet Overland Tour, Potala place

When you are to taking an overland Journey from Kathmandu to Lhasa. you will traverse through the Himalayas to the valley of Kathmandu. After crossing the Tingri region, You will see the mount Everest Base Camp Rongbuk Village and you will continue driving along the Great Himalayas until you arrive into the valley of Lhasa,Tibet. The wilderness along the route will make it truly a lifetime experiences.

Tibet Overland Tour : Exploring Mansarovar and Mount Kailash

Travel Gear: Upon joining, each participant will be sent a list of required and recommended gear for this journey that they will be responsible for. Accommodations: In Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Saga, you will be staying in comfortable and pleasant locally-rated 3 or 4 Star Tibetan-owned hotels.

At Everest Base Camp Region, accommodation will be either simple tent hotels or a simple guesthouse. At Lake Manasarovar, along the trek around Mt. Kailash and at the border at Kerung, accommodations will be very simple as these areas are very remote and poor. Guesthouses have no heat, but plenty of blankets. Toilets are usually outside and are not always clean. Showers at guesthouses are often unavailable or are available at a local shower house that is not attached to the hotel.  Hotel upgrades available in
Lhasa upon request.

Logistics for Group Joining Tibet Overland Tour

Breakfast is included in the price for each morning you are in Tibet. Lunch and dinner are not included in the price. Eligibility: Participants must be in good health and be able to spend each day walking around towns, villages and monasteries. Most of this tour will take place in mountainous terrain between 3600 meters and 5200 meters (11,800 feet to 17,000 feet) above sea level.

The 3 day trek around Mt. Kailash is 52 kilometers long and will take 3 days to complete. This trek is beautiful, but is quite demanding as the high pass rises to 5630 meters (18,465 feet). You will spend 3 nights in Lhasa for altitude acclimatization before going above 3600 meters. Ascent will be slow and gradual along the way from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp and on to Mt. Kailash. 

Responsible Tourism: Tibetan is foreign-owned, and Tibetan staffed. All of our guides and drivers are local Tibetans who have been working in tourism for many years. It is a top priority for us to support as many Tibetan-owned businesses as possible. During this tour, all of the hotels you will be staying at in Tibet are locally-owned.

Along with that, Tibet is also an ancient world heritage. The preservation of the culture of Tibet, as well as the protection of the environment of Tibet, are extremely important to us.

In fact, when we are not out leading and arranging journeys across Tibet, we are working with our team to ensure that we explore new routes and find exciting travel opportunities for our clients. The roof of the world has so much to provide as we explore the ancient monasteries, high altitude terrain and amazing culture that have kept the place a masterpiece of ancient civilization. 

Detail Itinerary

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/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km

Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at Yak hotel

Day 04

Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km

Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.

Day 05

Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km

Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) – Stay overnight at Flora Hotel.

Day 06

Sightseeing In Lhasa

Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel. 

Day 07

Lhasa Tour - Drepung and Sera Monastery (B, D). O/n at Hotel

Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel. 

Day 08

Lhasa - Kathmandu: or Mainland in China

Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

Cost Includes

  • Pickup in Kathmandu from your preferred spot
  • Airport/ train station drop service in Lhasa
  • Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Private Transportation by jeep/van as per the group size
  • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit (Tibet Visa); we need your original passport and two passport size photos
  • Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • All the Government and local taxes.

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Single supplement charges (USD 200 per person)
  • Personal expenses like beverage, mineral water and tips
  • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance
  • Flight cost out of Lhasa or train cost,the flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu cost ranges USD 300 - 500 depending upon availability
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