Tibet Overland tour Via Kerung border is one of the most popular tours in Tibet. The tour starts from Kathmandu Nepal from where we drive along the friendship highway to Kerung border it will take 06-07 hours. After necessary Border formalities at both customs (Nepal and Tibet) you are able to cross Tibet Border and Meet with our Tibetan guide. From there you will start the actual tour to Tibet which covers an approximate distance of 1000 km. to the Capital, LHASA. Along the Tibet Overland tour you will crossing some of the challenging high Passes ( Lalung-la 5050m) (Gyantchu La 5220m) with Magnificent views of many snow caped mountain including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Xisapangma, beautiful Yamdrok Lake and amazing landscapes on the highest plateau of Tibet.
In this Tibet Overland tour you will allow to visit old age Monasteries, Historical places, and outstanding architecture in Tibet. You will enjoy sightseeing tour around Tashilhumpu Monastery in Shigatse, Khumbum stupa in Gyantse, Most beautiful Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, The biggest Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery and walk along the busy Tibetan Market- Barkhor Market in Lhasa. After visiting these places, you will be transfer to Gonggar airport for your flight back to Kathmandu or Your onward destination.
This is the right Tibet Overland tour Via Kerong which covers the most of the best parts of Tibet promising you a holiday that is more than a dream.
Tibet Overland tour is a popular route for travelers looking to explore the Highest plateau of the world “Tibet”. It is the best journey to explore Tibet's stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage.
Know in details about Major Attraction of Tibet Overland Tour.
Road between Kathmandu to Kerong Border: The road between Kathmandu, Nepal and Kerong Border, Tibet is the main route for overland travel between the two countries. The journey covers around 160 km and takes around 7-8 hours to complete. The road is mostly paved, but there are some rough sections, especially from Syabrubesi to Rasuwagadi Border of Nepal. it is closer to the border.
Border formalities: To enter Tibet from Nepal, travelers need to obtain a Tibet Travel Permit, as well as a Tibet Group visa. These permits can be obtained through a Dream Tibet Travel in Tibet. Border formalities can take several hours sometimes, so it's best to arrive early and be prepared with all necessary documentation. Please be passion at Border and no pictures of the Chinese custom and solders.
Rasuwagadi-Kerong Border: This is the border crossing point between Nepal and Tibet. It is located around 23 km from Kerong town and is the only land border between the Nepal and Tibet, China.
Tingri: This is a small town located on the route between Kathmandu and Lhasa. It is a popular stopover for travelers as it offers stunning views of Mount Everest, Mt, Xisapangma, Mt. Makalu and other Himalayan peaks while we are crossing.
Gyanchula Pass (5220m): This is a high mountain pass located at an altitude of around 5,220 meters above sea level. It is located on the route between Tingri and Shigatse and offers spectacular views of the Himalayas.
Tashilhunpo Monastery: This is a historic Panchen Lama’s monastery located in the city of Shigatse. It is one of the largest and most important monasteries in Tibet and is the traditional seat of the Panchen Lama.
Khumbum Stupa and Palkhor Monastery: This is another famous Buddhist stupa located in Gyantse. It is known for its unique architecture and ornate decorations.
Karola Glacier: This is a large glacier located on the route between Gyantse and Lhasa. It is a popular tourist attraction for Tibet Overland tour and offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
Yamdrok Lake: This is a beautiful lake located on the route between Gyantse and Lhasa. It is known for its turquoise blue water’s lake and stunning mountain scenery of Tibet.
Kamba La Pass: This is a high mountain pass and best view point while driving to Lhasa after crossing Yamdrok lake. Located on the route between Gyantse and Lhasa. It offers stunning views of the surrounding Himalayas.
The Capital of Tibet “Lhasa”: This is the capital city of Tibet and is the cultural and religious center of the region.
Potala Palace: This is a historic palace located in Lhasa. It is one of the most famous landmarks in Tibet and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sera Monastery: This is a historic monastery located in Lhasa. It is known for its beautiful architecture and its famous debating sessions.
Drepung Monastery: This is a historic monastery located in Lhasa. It is one of the largest monasteries in Tibet and is known for its beautiful architecture.
Jokhang Temple: This is a famous Buddhist temple located in the heart of Lhasa. It is considered one of the most sacred temples in Tibet and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Barkhor Market surrounding Jokhang Temple: This is a famous market located in the heart of Lhasa. It is known for its unique architecture and is a popular shopping destination for tourists.
Lhasa to Kathmandu flight: This a kind of mountain flight while flying to Kathmandu from Lhasa, It’s about an hour’s flight between Lhasa to Kathmandu. Please ask for window seats on you left while flying from Lhasa to Kathmandu. You will enjoy with perfect view of Mt. Everest and others snow capped mountain