• Scenic flight to Lhasa
  • Explore caves, fascinating gompas, artistic monasteries, exotic cities, and palaces
  • Visit the famous Potala Palace
  • Visit Ramoche Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Jokhang Monastery
  • Explore the summer palace of Dalai Lama, Norbulingka
  • Get to see beautiful landscape
  • Witness stunning views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, etc
Trip Details

Tibet Overland Tour is an adventurous journey to one of the most beautiful Himalayan nation, Tibet, where you will get to explore extremely rich cultural heritage. Located at the highest plateau on Earth, Tibet is also known as the roof of the world. We Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition have designed our Tibet Overland Tour 8 days to present you incredible landscape views and ancient monasteries. Tibet Overland Tour package is an ideal option for anyone interested to know about the Tibetans and their beliefs.

During Tibet Overland Tour, you will cross the high desert plateau, explore caves, fascinating gompas, artistic monasteries, exotic cities, hidden valleys, and palaces. Along with that, you will get to see spectacular views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Shishapangma (8,013 m), etc. You will explore places like Potala Palace built in 637 AD by King Songtsen Gampo. It is the former home of the Dalai Lama on top of a single hill. Likewise, you will visit Ramoche Monastery and then to Norbulingka. Norbulingka is the summer palace of Dalai Lama. Similarly, your visit to Sera Monastery and Jokhang Monastery will take you back in time.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1,350m).
  • Day 2Rest, sightseeing, preparation, assignment and briefing.
  • Day 3Kathmandu to Lhasa Flight and Transfer to Hotel (3,650m).
  • Day 4Sightseeing in and Around Lhasa.
  • Day 5Sightseeing in and Around Lhasa.
  • Day 6Lhasa to Kathmandu Fly Back.
  • Day 7Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Day 8Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What to Expect

  • Airport transfer from/to Kathmandu
  • Permits and Visa
  • Guided tour in Kathmandu with monument entry fees
  • Accommodation in 3 or 4-star hotel with breakfast, welcome dinner & farewell dinner
  • All meals as per the itinerary
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel in Lhasa/Shigatse/Gyantse and guesthouse in other places
  • Experience local Tibet English speaking guide for sightseeing
  • All entry fees in monuments in Tibet
  • Single supplement charges (compulsory if no one to share the room with )
  • Kathmandu Lhasa airfare
  • Airport tax, personal clothing & equipment
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee (USD 25 and requires one photograph )
  • Any unforeseen expenses due to landslide, evacuation, etc
  • Any additional tour services, which are not mentioned above
  • Expenses of porter if used near Nepal Tibet border
  • Tips for guide and driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

Useful Info

Culture & Ethnic Diversity

Tibetans are the main ethnic group of people residing here. Most of them follow Tibetan Buddhism, where some follow indigenous Bon religion and minorities are Muslim. They have their own ancient art, culture, tradition, values, ethics, cuisine, and architecture. Losar, Shoton, Linka, and the Bathing Festival are the major festivals. You will find many monasteries, temples, and dzongs during the journey that will show you the cultural richness of the area.

Natural Aptitude

During Tibet Overland Tour, you will get to see beautiful gardens, hills, rivers, and dense forests. You will visit monasteries and palaces located amidst gorgeous sceneries. Likewise, you will get to see stunning views of several Himalayan mountains.

Tibet Overland Tour difficulty

Tibet Overland Tour is like any other cultural tour, where you will get a chance to know the history, art, architecture, and tradition of Tibet. It is an easy journey that does not involve any difficulties.

Altitude Sickness and Prevention

There is no risk of altitude sickness during the Tibet Overland Tour as you will not gain any significant altitude during the trip.

Transportation and Bag Pack

Tibet Overland Tour begins with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. You will then spend the next two days exploring around Lhasa and return back to Kathmandu.

We have listed a few things that you might forget to carry with yourself:

  • Warm jacket
  • Good leather or waterproof fabric boots or shoes with good soles,
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm hat
  • sunhat and sunscreen

Food and Accommodation during Tibet Overland Tour

During your Tibet Overland Tour, you will stay overnight in the guesthouse/lodge. The room will be pretty nice and cozy in the towns with private washrooms. For food, you will find a wide range of Tibetan, Chinese, Continental, Indian food almost everywhere in the main town. Likewise, on the way, you can find snacks, bars, cold drinks, etc.

Best time to go on Tibet Overland Tour

The best time to go on Tibet Tour is during Spring (April to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). This is the peak time of the year when a tourist visits Tibet. The clear sky and pleasant weather make the journey more joyous. Even winter is also a great time to travel to Tibet. Regardless of the cold, the views are prominent, and you will get to see the winter lifestyle of locals and nomads. like

Tibet Overland Tour Cost

Tibet Overland Tour cost includes things

permits, accommodation, transportation as per the itinerary, and expense of a guide. Things like travel insurance, flight tickets, personal expenses, and tips are not included in the total cost. You can get in touch to know about the total cost of the package. Also, we design itinerary as per the needs and budget of our guests, therefore you will have the best option to go with.

Miscellaneous

  • Collect adequate information on the weather and temperature
  • Get yourself a good guide book
  • Pack light
  • Maintain body hydration, you don't want to get sick and lazy
  • Walk slow
  • Carry hand cash
  • Do not get obsessed over network and internet