Tibet Overland Tour - Emerging Nepal

Tibet Overland Tour

Tibet has stayed behind concealed from the exterior world for extensive duration. Due to this fact Tibet is identified as the ‘Forbidden City’, yet providing numerous prospects for travel aficionado. Counting the positive points Tibet Overland Tour is proving to be travel friendly. Tibet Overland Tour grasps exceptional mystifying demand to tourists. Tibet as the terra firma of monasteries and palaces gives a word to panoramic sceneries and haughty mountains together with Lhotse, Xixapangma, Cho Oyu, Langtang, Makalu, Cho Oyu and Mount Everest.


Tibet Overland Tour is mainly longed for knowing the detail history of Tibet driving to Lhasa, the chief city of Tibet. Tibet Overland Tour has listed the sightseeing like Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace, Barkhor market, Gyantse with other striking lakes of Yamdrik Tso. Potala Palace which was crafted in 17th century surround with private quarters, chapels and more than a few state rooms. Marpo Ri Hill, an excellent with awesome sight mainly renowned for architectural design is another things to see in Tibet Overland Tour which depicts the time of 6th century.  The strange thing is this great palace was not fully completed until 17th century.

Tibet Overland Tour as a Tibet vacation packages is mind blowing tour and hearing lots of stinking things in relation to Tibet Overland Tour visitors might have question about how to get to Tibet. So, visitors have to take a flight to Gongar as it just consumes 2 hours of time to arrive in Lhasa. Prior to the flight visitors will have pleasure by visiting the Kathmandu Valley, the land of living goddesses. If you are worried for when to visit Tibet, the answer is April to November is the best months for Tibet Overland Tour. Tibet Overland Tour is counted between moderate to strenuous. 
 
Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Flight to Gongar airport, drive to Lhasa (3,660m)
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 05: Explore
Day 06: Drive to Gyantse (3,950m)
Day 07: Drive to Shigatse (3,900m)
Day 08: Sightseeing and drive to Shegar (4,050m)
Day 09: Drive to Zhangmu (2,300m)
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu (1,337m)
Day 11: Departure!!!!
Costs included in the price:
1. Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus
2. Accommodation in Kathmandu (for two nights) as mentioned in the itinerary. 
3. Guided city tours (if applicable by private car / van / bus)- depending on the number of tourists.
4. All your standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5. Local licensed English and other language speaking guides. (We have guides for different language including Russian, etc.)
6. Local staffs and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
7. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staffs
8. Land transfers during trekking itinerary
9. Inclusive of government tax. 
10. Official expenses

Costs excluded in the price:
1. All meals (lunch and dinner) in City or the Capital.
2. Your travel insurance (compulsory)
3. International airfares and airport departure tax
4. Visa fees
5. Alcoholic, cold and hot drinks, laundry
6. Personal trekking equipments
7. Tips for trekking staffs and driver. (Note: Tipping is expected)
8. Certain sightseeing/monument entrance fees
9. Any others expenses which are not mentioned in above section.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
On the first day upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu our team representative staff will already show his presence to greet you. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early in dawn so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley whose monuments are listed in World Heritage Sites just like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. Completing the sightseeing you will move to hotel and prepare for the next day. Stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 03: Flight to Gongar airport, drive to Lhasa (3,660m)
Completing and seeing lots of things in Kathmandu you will take a flight to Gongar airport. Landing on the airport you will be received by Tibetan guide who will take you to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. Lhasa is situated at an elevation of 3,660 meter. Stay overnight in hotel.
 
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Sightseeing in Lhasa begins from today. As there are lots of monasteries in Lhasa and as you have 2 days for sightseeing in Lhasa you will take enough time. So, first of all you will visit Sera Monastery which is an example for best preserved monastery. Taking lunch you will mov eto Norbulingka and Jokhang Temple. Then, taking some time you will do some shopping in Barkor. Stay overnight in hotel.   
 
Day 05: Explore
Visiting interesting places of Lhasa, again you will continue the tour. You will start sightseeing with Potala Palace then to Drepung Monastery after lunch. Although you are spending an additional day for sightseeing Lhasa you will sense it’s still not enough. Completing the sightseeing you will return to hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.
 
Day 06: Drive to Gyantse (3,950m)
Completing 2 days of sightseeing in Lhasa, you will drive to Gyantse. Gyantse is placed at an elevation of 3,950 meter, which takes 7 hours. Moving westwards you will encounter the high passes called Karo La, which is situated at an elevation of 5,045 meter. To arrive in Gyantse means to enjoy the attractive valleys with multicolor Tibetan Villages. Stay overnight in hotel.
 
Day 07: Drive to Shigatse (3,900m)
On the following day you will take another drive from Gyantse to Shigatse. Taking 90 kilometer of drive will take you to Shigatse with the scope of exploration and relaxation. Here, you will too visit the market and then head towards Tashilhunpo Monastery. Stay overnight in hotel.
  
Day 08: Sightseeing and drive to Shegar (4,050m)
Spending some time in sightseeing you will drive to Shergar. Shergar with an elevation of 4,050 meter offers picturesque landscapes with small towns and pass called Gyamtso La (5,220m). When the route unlocks one can view the camps of wandering herders and lots of monasteries. Stay overnight in hotel. 
 
Day 09: Drive to Zhangmu (2,300m)
Passing 2 high passes known as Lalung La (5,124m) and the Shung La (5,200m) is the main target of this day. While continuing the drive you will be pleased by the wonderful scenery with nearby peaks including Shishapangma, Cho Oyu, Menlungtse and Gauri Shankar. As you go away Tibet, it comes into sight extremely lush and green scenery. Stay overnight in hotel.
 
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu (1,337m)
This is the day to drive Kathmandu, concluding the tour. Saying thank you to Tibetan guide you will move forward and meet the representative staff who will manage all the formalities to return Nepal. Drive to Kathmandu takes 5 hours and will take some rest in hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.

Day 11: Departure!!!!
Officially getting done with the tour package it is time to say good bye. So, taking a breakfast you will transfer into the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van. We hope we are able to make your holidays as memorable as you have vision. Have a safe journey.

Trip Facts

Duration: 11 Days
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge
Altitude Height: 4,050m.
Seasons: February-June, September-December
Level: Moderate
Trip Departure: Kathmandu
No. of Pax: 1-30 people
Activities: Tour
Mode of Travel: International flight, Car, Bus

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