7n/8d Tibet Overland Tour (Drive in/ Fly out)
One of the most popular tours to Tibet! You will drive overland to Lhasa one way passing through old Tibetan townships, breathtaking views of the Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8,848m) high passes and a beautiful monastery such as the 15th century old Ganden monastery and the Milarepa's Cave in Nyalam along the Friendship highway.
Upon arrival in Lhasa you will begin first day exciting sightseeing tour of the Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulingka Palace (the Summer Palace of Dalai Lama), the Tibet Museum and Barkhor Bazaar. On the second day you will visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, both are amazing monasteries with history and religious significance of their own.
After two days sightseeing tour of Lhasa, you will fly back to Kathmandu. This is a spectacular an hour long Trans-Himalayan flight from Lhasa. This flight offers you a fantastic aerial view of some of the highest mountains on earth including Mt.Everest.
TRIP DAY TO DAY ITINERARY
Day 01 : Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam (3700m) 156km
Day 02: Drive Nyalam to Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4350m): 225km /244km
Day 03: Drive Tingri /Lhatse to Shigatse (3900m): 244km
Day 04: Drive Shigatse to Gyantse (3,900m): 90km
Day 05: Drive Gyantse to Lhasa (3,650m): 261km
Day 06: Lhasa Sightseeing
Day 07: Lhasa Sightseeing
Day 08: Fly Lhasa to Kathmandu
Note: This tour departs every Saturday & Tuesday, April through October
All necessary Tibet travel permits
Pick up and drop from airport and hotel
Ground transportation by Japanese Land cruiser (one way)
Private transportation while sightseeing in Lhasa
Accommodation in Lhasa on twin- sharing basis with breakfast
English- speaking, trained and experienced Tibetan guide
All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
All applicable taxes and service charges
Accommodation in Nepal or mainland China
Chinese visa fee
Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry etc.
Tips for guides and driver