8 Days Overland Tour

The most demanding & the popular tour to Tibet is the 08 days overland package, where people start their one of the most spectacular Overland Touroverland journey on the 920 km stretch of road, known as the Friendship highway, between Kathmandu & Lhasa and fly back from there. The trip allows a number of detours to the highlights of the Tsang Province and the Lhasa City. The trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok tso, to the kumbum (literally 100,00 images), the most stunning architectural wonder of Tibet & to the city of wonders, the Lhasa. This trip concludes with the breathtaking Trans-Himalayan flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu. This trip generally starts early morning by driving from Kathmandu to the Friendship bridge, Kodari (Nepal/Tibet Border) which is 116km and takes a 05hrs on drive. At Zhangmu, our representative from Tibet will meet you and transfers you to the hotel. He will then take care of your entire tour arrangements till your departure from Lhasa to Kathmandu or abroad. This trip could be done on reverse way by flying into the country and driving back to Kathmandu.
Duration: 08 Days
Highlights:
Lhasa, Gyantse, Xigatse, Xegar & Zhangmu

Trip Outline

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu – Zhangmu. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Zhangmu - Xegar. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Xegar - Xigatse. Visit Tashilumpo Monastery. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Xigatse - Gyantse. Visit Gyantse Kumbum (the highest Chorten in Tibet) & Pelkor Chode Monastery founded in 1418. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Gyantse - Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06 & 07 : Lhasa sightseeing. Sightseeing tours of Potala Palace, Sera, Drepung Monastery, Norbu Linkha, Jokhang Temple and others. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Transfer to airport to fly to Kathmandu.

 
Package Includes
Accommodation on twin sharing basis on Bed & Breakfast basis as per the package tour taken, all necessary sightseeing tour as per the programme, all necessary monastery entrance fees, an English speaking guide, all private ground transfers, Tibet travel permit.
 
Package Doesn't Includes
Hard & Soft drinks, all expenses of personal nature, Nepal re-entry visa fee, Airport Tax, Charge for photography, Travel Insurance, Emergency evacuation, Visa fee, Urgent Visa Fee & Airfare.
 
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Kathmandu