The holiday that gives you an opportunity to explore the biggest highlights of Tibet by overland drive in trans himalayas.
This Overland tour is operating only After April 2016, After Nepal Earthquake the friendship highway and Kodari border more damaged, had landslide and still under rebuilding. Alternatively, this year all the overland tour to Tibet and Kailash region will connect via Kerung – Pasang Lhamu Highway to Tibet city Jilong city of Tibet after the 40km drive from Kerung border. Than continue drive to Pukutso lake and goes Lhasa or Saga to Kailash.
Kathmandu to Lhasa tour via Kerung Jilong is a newely opened short holiday in two Himalayan capitals of Nepal and Tibet respectively. The tour begins at Kathmandu and ends at Lhasa via incredible Tibetan towns, which fall in the celebrated Pasang Lhamu Highway that joins Nepal Kerung and Tibet Jilong. Since you are not allowed to travel alone in Tibet we arrange everything required to travel to this mysterious corner of the globe.
The 8 days tour to Tibet gives you ultimate experience of Tibetan Culture, Lifestyle. It also caters the views of beautiful and unforgettable landscape and world highest mountain Mt. Everest. Moreover, Tibet holds many historical Buddhist monasteries with their ancient monks and the drive over 5000 meter plus passes is definitely going to be the ride of your lifetime. . You will visiting some of most famous Buddhist landmarks like Potala palace, the house of Dalai Lama and other ancient monastery with guides, who will provide you all detail history about the culture and religion of Tibetan People.
The tour takes you to the viewpoint where you can take most beautiful picture of lifetime. Comfortable accommodation and friendly Tibetan people who will feed you the delicious food and make you feel like Royals are also the additional highlights of this trip.
Book a trip with us and explore the best of Friendship Highway and Lhasa that will forever be in your mind and soul
Drive form Kathmandu to Pasang Lhamu highway – Kerung Border/2000m – 155km.
This morning you departure early morning form Kathmandu by bus or private jeep to Pasang Lhamu highway to Kerung bridge. Take about 6 to 7 hours drive 155km, you reach Tibet border, Nepal and Tibet Immegration process than cross the Friendship border than short drive to Zangmu the first Tibet country city or gateway to Tibet After short rest in there drive continue to Nyalam county within 30km more rocky and jungle, along the river Bhotekoshi. Stop night in their local guest house with B/B plan.
Cross Kerung Border and Drive to Jilong Village of Tibet – 3700m.Day 3
Jilong to Thingri/Lhatse via Lalung -La passNyalam Thong-La pass. 275km – 4050m.
After breakfast in Nyalam village, your Lhasa overland trip goes to Buddhist pilgrimage site Milerapa Cave Just few km drive form Nylam that you can visit . Nearby and along the way beautiful Tibetan farmer villages and paddy fields with Potatoes and Barley. Continue drive up to Nylam Thong-La LalungLa pass (5100m). From the pass, first time you feel you are in roof of the world. Great view of Tibetan dry wide range of landscapes, panoramic mountain view including Mt. Shishapangma and other range. Than continue drive to Thingri village. From Thingri you can see world highest snowy rocky peak Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse ridge and Tso Oyu himalayan range. Continue drive to Lhatse city. Hotel or Guest house B/B plan.
Lhatsse to Xigatse drive – 180km. 3900m
Today you visit the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastery with the seat of the Panchen Lama and around other Shakya monastery long the way. Hotel B/B plan.
Xigatse to Gyatse drive about 90km. 3945m altitude.
After visit the TAshilumpo Monastery and including the morning Tibetan Market in Xigatse city, about 2 hours drive you will reach Gyatse city. Gyatse is small bustling Tibetan town steeped in history. The city is 260km south west form Lhasa city. Visit monastery, Khumbum Chorten which was build at 1400AD and village around stay on Hotel B/B plan.
Gyatse to Lhasa drive – 260km. 3650m altitude.
Today drive to Lhasa you will crossing Karo La pass (5050m) which is one of high pass during your kathmandu lhasa overland drive. Another pass Kambala 4800m Karo la pass climb between two lofty mountains, Norzing khang Sa 7223m and Ralung 6236m. On driving you will see Yamdrok Tso (Tibetan Turquoise Lake) which takes an hour to cross. Take a short break on lakeside and after passing Kamba La you will see the Lhasa valley on North and you will enter the Lhasa city after cross Brahmaputra Yarlung Tsampo – The Shangri-La River. Stay on Hotel B/B plan.
Lhasa Sightseeing tour.
Finally you reach in Lhasa after 5 days drive in Tibet. This 2 days you will have sightseeing tour in Lhasa city to visit the Potala Palace Kingdom/palace of Dalai Lama Jhokhang Temple, Barkhor old Tibetan Market and around, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. As well you will observe the modern Tibetan lifestyle, farmer villages and much more. Than get ready to drive Airport for Fly back or Trail or onward destination. Hotel with B/B plan.
Fly/ Trail departure.
After breakfast, Transfer to Airport about 2 hours drive to flight to Kathmandu or onward destination or Trail station Drop.
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