Kathmandu Nepal Mt Everest Lhasa Overland Tour

Duration:
8 Days
Destination:
Kathmandu-Tingri-Shigatse-Lhasa
Season:
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Tour Type:
Private Tour
Add to Favourites

A 4WD overland trip across Nepal & Tibet. From the moist, green oxygen-rich jungles of Nepal to the wild and wholly Tibetan countryside, then finally reach to Lhasa(the Place of the Gods). En route, visit Everest Base Camp, see Mt Everest’s north face framed in the prayer flags of Rongphu Monastery.

DayRoute
1 Kathmandu-Gyirong
2 Gyirong-Tingri
3 Tingri - Rongbuk - EBC - Tingri
4 Tingri - Shigatse
5 Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa
6 Lhasa City
7 Lhasa Suburb
8 Departure from Lhasa by Flight/Train
Day 1 Kathmandu-Gyirong
Our local operator will pick up from your hotel in Kathmandu and get together around 6:00am, and then we will drive from Kathmandu to Rashuwaghadi (the border between China-Nepal), en-route, you’ll enjoy the marvelous scenery along the way, the rush green mountains, valleys, rivers, etc. After immigration formalities at Gyirong port, you will meet our Tibetan tour guide and driver, then continue drive to Gyirong town.
Day 2 Gyirong-Tingri
Drive along the Highway to Tingri where you can get wonderful view of Himalayan ranges, specially Mt. Shisha Pangma and before Old Tingri 40km from where you can get lovely view of highest peaks on the world, such as Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag (8201m), Mt. Makalu (8463m).
Day 3 Tingri - Rongbuk - EBC - Tingri

Abt 3km from the Friendship Hwy, you get to the village of Chay. From Chay, it’s a winding drive up to Pang-la (5050m). The view here are stupendous on a clear day, and feature of a huge sweep of the Himalay a range, including Makalu, Lhotse, Everest, Gyachung and Cho Oyu. The road then descends past a couple of photogenic villages and runs done in to the fertile Dzaka Valley and Tashi Dzom village. The dirt road then runs up the wide valley, to Pagsum village. The next main village is Cho Dzom and from here the road turns south towards Rongphu. The first view of Everest appear half an hour before you arrive Rongphu. After sightseeing Rongphu and Everest, return back to Tingri for the night.

Rongbuk Monastery is a monastery of Nyingmapa. It is founded by Ngawang Tenzin Norbu in 1902, distinctively housing both monks and nuns.
The best time to travel to Mt. Everest would be May, June, Sep and early Oct. EBC is relatively less windy and clear.
Day 4 Tingri - Shigatse

Drive from Tingri to Shigatse today, which takes abt 7hrs. Please feel free to ask your driver to stop at any time if you want to take a photo of the fatastic view along the way. 

Tashilhunpo Monastery is located at the foot of Drolmari (Tara's Mountain), Shigatse
Standing on the entrance of Tashilhunpo,visitors can see the grand buildings with golden roofs and white walls
Day 5 Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa

Drive Shigatse to Lhasa via Gyantse by Southern Friendship Hwy. You will pass by the fertile Nyangchu Valley, a wide agricultural plain where colourfully decorated yaks and horses are used by Tibetan farmers to till the land, and Khamba-la Pass (4794m). 

Pelkor Chode Monastery
The white glacier is spectacular from the highway
Day 6 Lhasa City

As the capital city, Lhasa is the political, economic, cultural, communication and tourism center of Tibet with a history over 1300 years.

The original Potala Palace was built by the King Songtsan Gampo for his bride in 637 AD, and it was rebuilt by the fifth Dalai Lama.
The life-sized statue of the Jowo Shayamuni of age 12 can be seen in Jokhang Temple, it is recognized as the holiest object in Tibet.
Day 7 Lhasa Suburb

Today you will visit attractions in Lhasa suburb. You will stay long hour on sightseeing under the fierce sun of Tibet, do arm yourself with sunglasses/ hat/ sunscreen, etc.

Drepung Monastery was the largest monastery in Tibet, with over 10,000 monks. Now, this monastery houses about 700 monks.
Sera Monassrey is located at the foot of Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of Lhasa City
Day 8 Departure from Lhasa by Flight/Train

Your tour ends today. Our guide and driver will collect you from your hotel to transfer to Lhasa Airport/Railway Station for your next destination.

Our private customized Tibet tours are ideal for families, small groups and individual travellers who desire a more thorough and intimate introduction to Tibet. Price varies with size, season, hotel rate. etc. Please fill out this form so our travel designers can start helping you plan a trip.

Your Contact Information

Asked Questions from our Clients

barb***

2018-12-06

We will be in Kathmandu on 22 aprile and need to return on 4 may for flight home. We nedd 3 or 4 days for the Tibet permiss and Chinese Visa, so we can leave to Kathmandu on 26 april or later. I need to know how much this would cost so that I can plan for it and I can book the flight. Thank you Barbara

Image

Cherry

In your inquiry, you mentioned you would like to join the 7 Days Kathmandu Gyirong Lhasa Overland Group Tour with the departure date on Apr.28th. 

From Nepal to Tibet, you are required to apply for China Group Visa at China embassy in Nepal with our assistance even if you have had China Visa already. After you book your Tibet tour with us, we will send an official invitation letter for you to our partner in Kathmandu. After your arrival in Kathmandu, our Nepali partner will meet you for your original passport. With invitation letter, your original passport and one photo (passport photo size with white background), our Nepali partner could help you get your China Group Vias there within 3 working days).

Cole***

2018-11-28

I will be in Kathmandu and am looking to go to Tibet. I am willing to share, but am not traveling with anyone. I will need to go back to KTM to return home. I plan on being in KTM April 12 or so and need to return on April 23 for flight home. I have a multiple entry Chinese visa and wonder if that will be enough to enter Tibet? I am also on a budget so need to know how much this would cost so that I can plan for it. Thank you.

Image

Caroline

In your inquiry, you mentioned that you would like to visit Tibet from Kathmandu in April 2019.

 

Here is the thing, according to the regulation, if you will enter Tibet from Nepal, you don’t need to get the Chinese Visa in your country. Even if you already have one. Because you have to apply for the China Group Visa in Kathmandu, under a Nepali travel agency’s help. We have a long-term Nepali partner who can help you with it. It takes at least three working days and needs your original passport.

 

Besides, the Chinese embassy in Kathmandu only accepts the visa applications from 10:00~11:00 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Moreover, they’ll not work on weekends or holidays. It means, if we get your original passport before 11 a.m. on 12th April (Friday), we can get your visa and passport back around 10 a.m. on 15th. (Monday). Then, you can fly to Lhasa on the same day.

 

Thus, I have to ask you a question first, when will you arrive in Kathmandu on 12 April? Can we get your passport before 11 a.m.?

 

I can only suggest you the available tour package once I get the answer from you.

Quin***

2018-11-21

Hello, My wife and I and our 3 daughters (ages are currently 11,13,15) are interested in a guided tour which includes Tibet, Everest, and Nepal. I would love to know your recommendations, suggestions, and costs. Also with a group of 5 would this be a separate private tour, or would there be others with us? I look forward to your response.

Image

nance

As you have 5 people, I suggest you join this 8 days Kathmandu Nepal Mt Everest Lhasa Overland Private Tour. It’s a private tour which we will provide a private tour guide and car for you. 

chri***

2018-10-16

8 Days Kathmandu Nepal Mt Everest Lhasa Overland Tour

Image

Cherry

In your inquiry, you mentioned two of you would like to the 8 Days Kathmandu Nepal Mt Everest Lhasa Overland Tour which is a private tour. As travelers less than five, we often suggest them to join our small group tour to keep the cost down. We have 7 Days Kathmandu Gyirong Lhasa Overland Group Tour. What do you think? May I know when would you like to do this tour?

andr***

2018-09-10

Kathmandu to Lhasa 8 days,i arrive in Kathmandu on 16 November .

Image

Caroline

In your inquiry, you mentioned that you are interested in our 8-day Kathmandu Nepal Mt Everest Lhasa Overland Tour, which is a private tour. To be frank, the best option for a solo traveler is to join a small group tour to keep the cost down. We have a 7-day Kathmandu Gyirong Lhasa Overland Group Tour with a departure date on 2nd. November. Please check if you could join it.

Read More ...

You may also like

India Nepal Tibet Tour is a once-in-a-lifetime tour.
Delhi-Agra-Varanasi-Kathmandu-Gyirong-Shigatse-Lhasa
Disabled Friendly Everest Base Camp Tour
Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - EBC - Shigatse - Lhasa
On the way to Mt. Kailash
Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse - EBC - Saga – Darchen - Kailash Trek - Lake Manasarovar – Saga - Shigatse - Lhasa
FROM $1780
Namtso Lake
Lhasa - Lake Namtso – Lhasa
FROM $690

Tailor-made your Tour within 0.5~24 hours

If you couldn't find suitable tours, let us help you! Please kindly send us your ideas about the travel plans, destinations, attractions, your group, hotel class, etc. We specialize in planning your journey based on our first-hand experience, your budget, style, and interest!