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    Tibet-Lhasa Overland Tour from Kathmandu (Drive in Flight Out) - <span class="font-light">8 days</span>
    • DestinationTibet
    • Durations8 days
    • Trip DifficultyModerate
    • ActivitiesTour
    • AccommodationHotel/Lodge
    • MealsBreakfast
    • VehicleDrive and Flight
    • Group SizeMin. 1 Pax

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    Trip Overview

    Welcome to Tibet, a wonderful Himalayan land, which is so prosperous in unique culture, traditional and antique in religion and lifestyle along the far-flung exclusive landscape, aptly called the "Roof of the World" let the age-old. Tibetan myths and mysteries cast a delighting spell that holds a visitor in thrill and excitement.

    The Overland tour from Kathmandu to Lhasa via Kailash and Mansarovar Lake can be divided into three different parts.  The first part of the tour leads you through the dramatic landscape of the world's one of the highest terrains in the world. You will be warmly welcomed by the nomadic ethnic communities, arid landscape, and delighting Himalayas, including Mt. Sishapangma and others. The second part brings you so close to the Shangri-La of Tibet making you feel you are part of a unique culture, rich embroidery woven with legends, myths, rituals, and festivals. The third or the last part takes you over the majestic Himalayas offering you the long treasured magnificent view of the Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8848 m) by an hour-long Trans-Himalayan flight on your way back from Lhasa to Kathmandu.  

    So, discover the Tibet-Lhasa Tour from Kathmandu by overland jeep tour and fly out from Lhasa to Kathmandu in your budget and suitable itinerary. Please, contact Nepal Kameleon Holidays to travel at a budget cost in group joining. Based on your demand, we also operate a private Tibet Tour package.


    • Day 01

      Kathmandu to Kerung (170 km) 6-7 hour drive.

      Begin to drive from Kathmandu to the Kerong border (The new border of Nepal-Tibet) through the winding road, loaded with the impressive countryside. Arriving at the border, go to the Nepali immigration formalities and meet our Tibetan guide go through the immigration formalities on the Chinese side, and further drive to the town of Kerong and check in at the hotel. Overnight at the guest house in twin sharing a room on BB basis. 

    • Day 02

      Kerung to Tingri (4300m), 255 km, appx 6-7 hour drive.

      Day drive to the highest plateau of the world with typical landscape offering the sheer feeling of being on the roof of the world crossing over the 5050 meters Lalunga Pass, from where you can view the breathtaking mountain range from Mt. Cho Oyu (8210m), Mt. Shisapangma (8012m) dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan Plateau. One can also take a magnificent view of Mt. Everest (8848m) from Tingri. Overnight at the hotel in a twin shared room on a BB basis. 

    • Day 03

      Tingri-Sigatse (3900m), 244 km, appx 5-6 hour drive.

      Continue scenic drive through the highest point, Gyatchu La Pass (5220 m) en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt. Kailash bifurcates to the west. Overnight at the hotel in a twin shared room on a BB basis. 

    • Day 04

      Sigatse to Gyantse (3950m), 90 km, appx 2 hour drive.

      Morning sightseeing at the Panchen Lama's Tashilumpu Monastery. Drive through Tibet's biggest agriculture field to Gyantse and visit the Kumbum Stupa and Palkor Monastery. Overnight at the hotel in a twin shared room on a BB basis. 

    • Day 05

      Gyantse to Lhasa (3650m), 261 km.

      Crossing over Kambala Pass (4794m), Karola Pass (5010m), and the Brahma Putra River. Overnight at the hotel in a twin shared room on a BB basis. 

    • Day 06

      In Lhasa.

      Two full-day sightseeing tours to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace, Drepung, and Sera Monasteries. Overnight at the hotel in a twin shared room on a BB basis.

    • Day 07

      In Lhasa.

      Two full-day sightseeing tours to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace, Drepung, and Sera Monasteries. Overnight at the hotel in a twin shared room on a BB basis.

    • Day 08

      Lhasa to Kathmandu.

      Early morning, drive to Gonggar airport/train station for the departure flight to Kathmandu or your onward destination. 

    If the provided schedule isn't suitable for you, we are able to create personalized travel arrangements according to your preferences and requirements.
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    Cost Details

    Cost Includes

    • 03 Nights' accommodation in Lhasa on a BB basis
    • 1-night accommodation in each available guest house outside Lhasa on a BB basis
    • English-speaking Tibetan Guide
    • Transportation as per itinerary by van/bus
    • Tibet Travel Permit
    • Monastery entry fees as per the itinerary

    Cost Excludes

    • Your personal expenses (Drinks, Laundry)
    • Lunch and Dinner
    • Any kind of insurance
    • Emergency evacuation

    Good to Know

    Trip Note
    Further Information on the Tibet Tour

    Most importantly, all travelers traveling in Tibet are kindly requested to bear in mind that Tibet being remote and isolated by the most formidable Himalayan ranges remains still one of the most captivating but least developed parts of the world. The facilities for the tourists although being upgraded are still on a basis and limited scale. So, the visitors are requested not to have high expectations in terms of facilities in Tibet. However, we will put all our efforts to make your journey as pleasant as possible.

    Besides, the road between Tibet and Nepal is not up to the standard, it is rough, bumpy, and full of bends. Particularly, during monsoon (June-August), it can be temporarily obstructed by landslides and erosion. So, a bit of sporty wear and shoes are much-advised facilitation for the travelers to walk over the landslides.

    Overcoming Altitude Problem:

    Traveling in Tibet is an adventure involving high altitudes and could be strenuous. So far, most visitors have only minor effects from the altitude. However, we advise specially the guests with known heart or lung, or blood diseases to consult their doctor before traveling. Mild headache, fever, loss of appetite, or stomach disorder can take place before acclimatization.

    Our advice: drink 3 liters of water minimum a day. Don't exhaust yourself so much and breathe deep and take rest more than usual.

    Booking and Visa Process:

    Minimum 2 weeks in advance a firm booking with full payment along with full passport copy/details (including full name, DOB, place of Birth, Passport No. Date of Issue and Expiry, Profession, Sex, Home Address, Tel No, Office College Name and Address with Contact no, etc) should reach us. We arrange China/Tibet Visa from Kathmandu. For the Visa procedure, 3 full working days are required with a condition that clients should be available in Kathmandu.


    50 percent of the tour cost will be charged as a cancellation fee if you cancel the tour within 7 days prior to the start of the tour. No refund, thereafter, also no shows, delay arrivals, or whatsoever reasons.

    Risk Liability

    We shall always put all efforts into making your journey smooth and pleasant. However as all Tibet Tours are run strictly under Tibet Tourism Authority, its agents shall not be responsible for any change or cancellation of the programs due to any unavoidable circumstances such as road blockade, flood, snow, unrest, cancellation of flight, delayed arrivals, sickness or accidents, any extra cost incurring there of shall be borne by the clients. So, it is most advisable that clients have full insurance against medical and personal accident risks, cancellation insurance is also most advised from your home country.