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Tibet Overland Tour 8 days

Tibet Overland Tour is one of the popular tours to explore in the impressive region in Tibet
Tibet's overland tour is one of the popular tours journey on a very rich and beautiful land, located on the highest plateau on Earth called the Roof of the World. The journey is adventurous and exciting due to the high desert, driving through over 3000-5000 meters, visiting the cave, monasteries including the Potala Palace and a clear view of Mt. Everest can be visible from a distance from Tibet overland tour. Kathmandu to Lhasa Tibet Overland Tour is the best choice for those who like to travel frequently and explore new places. Tibet tour provides an opportunity to see nomads herding their yaks, pilgrims worshipping & enduring Himalayan topography during the overland tour of Tibet. Tibet overland package trip takes 7 nights 8 days.

per adult from

$1,089

AUD

Duration

7 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Tibetan guide, all permits, breakfast, monastery entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Kerong Refrigeration
    • Entry/Admission - Shigatse City Centre
    • Entry/Admission - Gyantse Dzong
    • Entry/Admission - Dropenling Lhasa Villages Handicraft Shop
    • Entry/Admission - Lhasa Great Mosque
    • Entry/Admission - Thamel
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuity for Guide, dinner, Lunch, 2 ways flight tickets

  • Day 1: Scenic drive to Kerung(2700m/8858.268 ft.), 8-9hr drive

    Stop At: Kerong Refrigeration, Lin Kuo Xi Lu, Chengguan Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
    After having the breakfast, we will drive to Kerung pass at the elevation of over 4900m and then drive along Pekutso lake and continue to Old Dingri at the distance of around 180Km. The scenery is extremely beautiful with Shisha Bangma snow mountain on the right and Pekutso on the left. The journey to the highest plateau of the world offers the breathtaking panoramic beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Makalu(8464m), Mt. Lhotse(8516m), Mt. Cho Oyu(8201m) and Mt. Everest(8848m) & Mt. Xishapagma(8012m). From Tingri, we will enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848m).
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: hotel

    Day 2: Drive to Shigatse(3900m/12795f. ) 4hr

    Stop At: Shigatse City Centre, Ke Ji Lu, Sangzhuzi Qu, Rikaze Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
    We will continue our journey through the friendship highway which passes the Gyatso la at the elevation of 5220m observing beautiful prayer flags. Driving to Lhatse town situated on the route to Mt. Kailash we will enjoy seeing beautiful Tibetan farmers villages with their beautiful Tibetan traditional houses with prayer flags on the rooftop. A 4hr drive takes us to Tibet's second-largest city, Shigatse renowned by famous Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: lodge

    Day 3: Drive to Gyantse (3950m/12959ft. ), 2 - 3hr

    Stop At: Gyantse Dzong, Gyantse, Gyantse County, Shigatse, China
    Early in the morning after having breakfast we will start our sightseeing tour and visit Panchen Lama’s Tashi Lhumpu Monastery, the largest Gelukpamonatery in western Tibet. After the visit of the monastery, we will continue our drive to Gyangtse passing the beautiful valleys and colorful Tibetan villages. We will visit Gyantse Dzong and Gyantse Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong offers the most amazing views of Gyantse surrounding Nyang Chu Valley and Gyantse Kumbum has a large gold-domed Stupa and houses with several chapels and Tibetan Buddhist murals.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: lodge

    Day 4: Drive to Lhasa (3650m/11975ft. ) 7hr

    Stop At: Dropenling Lhasa Villages Handicraft Shop, 11 Chak Tasal Gang Road, Lhasa China
    Our drive to Lhasa takes 7hr passing through mountain passes Karo La(5010m) and Kamba La(4794m). Karo La is the highest pass with beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. From the Kamba La, we descend to the main road which brings us to Lhasa. We will have a distant view of Potala Palace on the way.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Lodge

    Day 5: Sightseeing In Lhasa

    Stop At: Lhasa Great Mosque, Lhasa, Tibet, China
    After our breakfast, we processed for full days Sightseeing in Lhasa. The historical monuments are the Potala Palace, winter palace of the Dalai Lama, the Jokhang Temple Monastery and the Norbulingka, the Dalai Lama's former summer palace built in the 18th-century masterpiece of Tibetan art. During our two days of sightseeing, we will explore the popular tourist attractions of Tibet Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Bharkor Bazaar, and Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the most tourist attraction beautiful monuments in Tibet 13storeys building, containing over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines, and about 200,000 statues, soar 117m on top of Red Mountain, rising more than 300m in total above the valley floor. It contains the principal halls and church room and idol of past Dalai Lamas. There is much rich decorative painting, with jeweled work, carving and other ornamentation. The palace is decorated with hundred of Thanka paintings and images created hundreds of years ago the perfect example of how ancient monuments should be preserved. We will also visit Jokhang temple having huge Sakyamuni Buddha statue and considered as the holiest place in Tibet contains eight rooms on two floors to house scriptures and sculptures of the Buddha. The temple had brick floors, door frames and carvings made of wood. The outer circle has a circular path, with a number of large prayer wheels leads to the main shrine, which is surrounded by chapels. The temple is surrounded by the Barkhor market, where we will see the several small, fascinating temple into the route.

    Then we will visit Sera Monastery an important aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. Sera survived the destruction of the cultural revolution with the light damage although many of the lesser colleges were destroyed. The sculpture is scripted with gold powder, statues, scent cloth, and murals were seen in profusion. We will also visit the Drepung Monastery one of the world’s Largest monasteries in Tibet. Norbulingka is a palace served as the summer residence of the Dalai Lama. The palace has a large collection of Italian chandeliers, Tibetan carpets, other artifacts and discovers the wonderful collection of the ancient mural.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: hotel

    Day 6: sightseeing in Lhasa

    Stop At: Lhasa Great Mosque, Lhasa, Tibet, China
    After our breakfast, we processed for full days Sightseeing in Lhasa. The historical monuments are the Potala Palace, winter palace of the Dalai Lama, the Jokhang Temple Monastery and the Norbulingka, the Dalai Lama's former summer palace built in the 18th-century masterpiece of Tibetan art. During our two days of sightseeing, we will explore the popular tourist attractions of Tibet Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Bharkor Bazaar, and Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the most tourist attraction beautiful monuments in Tibet 13storeys building, containing over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines, and about 200,000 statues, soar 117m on top of Red Mountain, rising more than 300m in total above the valley floor. It contains the principal halls and church room and idol of past Dalai Lamas. There is much rich decorative painting, with jeweled work, carving and other ornamentation. The palace is decorated with hundred of Thanka paintings and images created hundreds of years ago the perfect example of how ancient monuments should be preserved. We will also visit Jokhang temple having huge Sakyamuni Buddha statue and considered as the holiest place in Tibet contains eight rooms on two floors to house scriptures and sculptures of the Buddha. The temple had brick floors, door frames and carvings made of wood. The outer circle has a circular path, with a number of large prayer wheels leads to the main shrine, which is surrounded by chapels. The temple is surrounded by the Barkhor market, where we will see the several small, fascinating temple into the route.

    Then we will visit Sera Monastery an important aspect of Tibetan Buddhism. Sera survived the destruction of the cultural revolution with the light damage although many of the lesser colleges were destroyed. The sculpture is scripted with gold powder, statues, scent cloth, and murals were seen in profusion. We will also visit the Drepung Monastery one of the world’s Largest monasteries in Tibet. Norbulingka is a palace served as the summer residence of the Dalai Lama. The palace has a large collection of Italian chandeliers, Tibetan carpets, other artifacts and discovers the wonderful collection of the ancient mural.
    Duration: 12 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: hotel

    Day 7: Scenic flight to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Thamel, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    After having our breakfast in the hotel at Kathmandu we drive towards Gonggor airport to catch the flight back to Kathmandu. Our representative will be waiting and transfer you to the hotel in a private vehicle. You can spend the rest of the by relaxing or shopping for gifts and souvenirs.
    Duration: 12 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-159107P10

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