Overland Trip to Lhasa
adds much more adventure while driving through
the beautiful landscape, high lakes and passes.
The views are great of Mt. Everest, Cho-Yo,
Cisapangma and scenery along the way. Finally
you get to Lhasa city with its rich culture,
beautiful and historical monasteries etc. After
the exploring the city of Lhasa, you can either
fly back to Kathmandu or go further on to your
own destination. Tickets are provided in
Kathmandu for those flying out to Kathmandu Thus
this overland tour is good for almost every
TREK ITINERARY - 7 nights / 8 days
Kathmandu-Nyalam (3750m)-123 kms.
Early morning drive from Kathmandu to Kodari
(Approx 4hrs.). After completing immigration and
custom formalities drive uphill to Zhangmu. The
Tibetan guide will meet the group on arrival at
the check post and proceed to Nyalamu.
Day 02: Nyalam-Tingri (4135m)-215 kms.
Drive about 7 hrs to Xegar crossing two
spectacular passes (Nyalamu pass (3800m) and
Lalung La pass (5082m). This drive offers
fantastic view of the high mountains including
Mt. Everest (8848m).
Day 03: Tingri-Xegatse (3900m)-245 kms.
Drive about 6 hrs to reach Xigatse, the palace
of famous Tashilunpo Monastery and seat of
Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its
huge Thanka wall which is clearly visible from
the north side of the road. Enroute you will
visit Sakya Monastery, provided the road
condition is good. The Monastery is 26 kms off
from the main road it is the oldest and most
important Bonpo monasteries.
Day 04: Xigatse-Gyantse (3950m)-92 kms.
In the morning visit the Tashilunpo Monastery
and the free bazaar of Xigatse. After lunch
embark on a pleasant 2 hrs drive to Gyantse.
Here you will visit the Khumbum Stupa and
Day 05: Gyantse-Lhasa (3650m)-260 kms.
Driving to Lhasa takes about 8 hrs, crossing 2
passes the Karo La (5010m) and Kamba La (4794m)
pass and Lake Yamdrok Tso (Turquoise Lake). You
will cross the Yarlung Tsangpo river and see the
distant view of the Potala Palace.
Day 06/07: Lhasa sight seeing tour.
Visit the Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace,
Drepung & Sera monastery, Jokhang Temple &
Day 08: Lhasa-Kathmandu trans Himalayan flight.
Transfer to Gongar Airport, which takes about 02
hrs drive. The flight duration is 1 hr and 10
min and it is one of the most beautiful flights
in the world. On your flight you shall see the
Yarlung Tsangpo river, lake Yamdruk,
Kanchenjunga (8586m), Makalu (8465m) and Mt.
Transportation from Kathmandu to Kodari and
Zhangmu to Lhasa (Lasha).
-> Visa and necessary permit for Tibet.
-> Addmission fee for all sightseeing places as
per deal, guide, hotel and guest house
accommodations on Bed and Breakfast basis.
-> Necessary travel permits.
-> Guided Tour in Lhasa
from Lhasa (Lasha) to Kathmandu will cost $ 450
-> Lunch / Dinner / Refreshment, cancellation of
Flight and extra costs due to unforeseen events
(i.e. landslide, flood etc).
Total Cost : Contact us