TIBET - a land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion along the far fling unique landscape, aptly called the Roof of the World. Let the age Tibetan mysteries cast an enchanted spell that holds a visitor in thrill and excitement.
The first part of the tour offers fascinating views of the incredible formation of the highest plateau of the world with awesomely beautiful rocks, cascades and canyons slightly hidden in the thin flying mists amidst the mighty presence of MT. XISHAPANGMA (8212m) and the 2nd part brings you so close to the Shangri-La of Tibet making you feel yourself as being part of a unique culture, a rich tapestry woven with legends, myths, rituals and festivals, The last part takes you over the majestic Himalayas offering you the long cherished breathtaking view of the Himalayan ranges including MT. EVEREST (8848m) by an hour long trans-Himalayan flight on your way back from LHASA to KATHMANDU. Most interestingly, this tour offers a lifetime opportunity to admire and compare the magnificence of the lofty Himalayas from three dimensions - from south, north & sky. Your memory of holiday in TIBET is enriched by the lingering impression of the most lavishly decorated huge monasteries & temples, saffron colored monks, ever smiling people & their typical lifestyle and above all, the challenging Himalayas.
This is the right overland tour which covers the most of the best parts of TIBET promising you a holiday that is more than a dream - a voyage of adventure and discovery. Discover TIBET through this special package at a very special price, never before, will economy hotel in LHASA and en-rote to LHASA all on BED & BREAKFAST basis. A visit to TIBET with us will be fascinated.
Day 01 : (Sat) Kathmandu (1300m) to Zhangmu (2500m) / Nyalam (3750m) - 123 / 156km Early morning scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal-Tibet border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities both at Nepalese and Chinese immigration, continue drive and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02 : (Sun) Zhangmu/Nyalam to Xegar (4050) - 244km/200km Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with typical views of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the Roof of the World crossing over Nyalam Pass (4800m) and Lalung~La (5050m), weather permitting breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8848m) and Mt. Xishapagma (8012m) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : (Mon) Xegar to Xigatse (3900m) - 244km Continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu~La (5220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt. Kailash bifurcates to the western Tibet. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 04 : (Tue) Xigatse to Gyantse (3950m) - 90km Guided sightseeing tour to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhunpo Monastery in the morning. Drive to Gyantse in the afternoon and visit the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 05 : (Wed) Gyantse to Lhasa (3650m) - 261km Drive for almost full day crossing over picturesque Karo~La (5010m), Kamba~La (4794m) and colorful Yamdrok Lake. Continue drive along the Tibetan lifeline Bhramaputra River (Yarlung Tsangpo) to Lhasa. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 06-07 : (Thurs-Fri) In Lhasa Guided sightseeing tour for two full days in Lhasa including Jokhang temple, Barkhor bazaar, Potala palace, Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 08 : (Sat) Lhasa to Kathmandu Transfer to Gonggar airport and fly back to Kathmandu.
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