About Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour

Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour is an incredible cross-country overland tour from the capital city of Nepal to the capital of Tibet. The tour combines the rich Tibetan Buddhist cultural exploration to the eye-catching natural panoramas from various high passes of the Tibetan highland. The tour begins from Kathmandu and driving through its northern border, it enters into the Tibet and goes continually crossing different high passes, and ultimately leads you to the Lhasa city.

The first part of the Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour is loaded with the natural awesome sights. As the tour goes from Zangmu to Nyalam and the high pass drive begins. The Tibetan high land lies above 3500 meters and the dazzling Tibetan Himalayan sceneries this tour offers are outstanding. They include Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Xixapangma (8012m), Nozing Khang SA (7223m) and Ralung (6236m) peak. The high passes on the overland driving route to Lhasa cross Karo La Pass (5010m) and Kamba La pass (4794m) that are the great viewpoint. En route, exploration of the famous Tashilumpo monastery, the second largest monastery in Tibet and the seat of Panchen Lama, visit Kumbum Stupa offer the brilliant experience of exploring the culturally significant sites. In Lhasa, the tour leads you to various cultural hot deals that are renowned worldwide. Lhasa sightseeing tour offers you the remarkable monasteries, Chortens, historical palaces, and museums. The Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Tibet Museum, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar are major visiting spots in Lhasa. The tour concludes with a fly out from Lhasa.

If you have any queries regarding the tour, please, feel free to contact High Camp Adventure and travel confidently. 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Drive from Kathmandu (1,350m) to Nyalam (3,750m). Driving 156 Km. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 2Drive from Nyalam to Tingri (4,300m) / Lhatse (4,350m). Driving 225 Km/244 Km. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 3Drive from Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900m). Driving 244 Km. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 4Drive from Xigatse to Gyantse (3,950m). Driving 90 Km. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 5Drive from Gyantse to Lhasa (3,650m). Driving 261 Km. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 6Full day sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum etc. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 7Full day sightseeing In Lhasa. Visit Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 8Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
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