Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
Scenic flight/drive to Lhasa or one of the borders
Explore several palaces and monasteries
Visit local markets, museums, and zoo
Experience the rich culture and tradition of Tibetans
Get to know the daily lifestyle of the locals
Witness fantastic scenery and snow-capped mountains views
Tibet Overland Tour is like a time to travel Tibet, where you will experience the ancient lifestyle of the locals Tibetan. Tibet overland tour will offer stunning views of lush valleys, Himalayan mountains, artistic monasteries, palaces, and lakes. You have plenty of options for trekking/tours in Tibet. Whether you are looking for short tours or long adventurous tours, you will find everything here in Tibet. You can get in touch with us anytime to know about the tours and treks we offer. We do make tailor-made tours as well.
Known as the Roof of the World, tours in Tibet will take you above 5,00 meters from sea level. Tibet has become one of the dream destinations of travel around the globe because of its spectacular beauty, rich culture, and enthralling year-round snow. Moreover, Tibet is also very rich in vegetation and wildlife. The old-style houses, craft markets, Tibetan delicacies, and their history will spark the journey. You can go on a Tibet overland tour in Spring and Autumn.
Nepal is the closest gateway to enter Lhasa, either by flight or overland. Nepal is also the nearest neighbor of Tibet. Moreover, Nepal is the only country that has a direct international flight to Tibet. You can fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa without any problem. Plus, the flight fare is the cheapest from Nepal compared to other countries. Therefore, many travelers opt for the Kathmandu-Tibet flight.
You need to get a Chinese Visa and a Tibet Travel Permit to travel to Tibet. Both of them can be obtained from Kathmandu with the assistance of a travel agency. Even though you have a Chinese tourist visa, you still need to get a Tibet travel permit. Similarly, a permit is also required if you are traveling to Tibet from mainland China.
You need to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-arrange private transport for trips outside Lhasa. You also have to get additional permits for a trip outside Lhasa. These permits are arranged by the company you are traveling with.
We have a group joining Tibet Overland Tour Every Saturday from Kathmandu, Nepal. If you are a single person and looking for a group to join for your dream destination to Tibet then this will be the best option for you to join with 08 days Tibet overland tour guarantee fixed departure every Saturday. We collect people (single/ couple) and make a group of five in one group and the group should be together while in Tibet and the group can't be split in Tibet.
Transport to Tibet Overland tour from Nepal
You can travel to Tibet from Nepal either by flight or road. There are two direct flights from Kathmandu to/from Lhasa operated by Sichuan Airline and Air China. While flying from Kathmandu to Tibet, you will get to see fantastic aerial views of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest.
Other than flight, roadways are the most common way to enter Tibet. Kerung, Simikot, and Kodari are the three borders from where you can enter in Tibet. After the earthquake in 2015, the Kodari border got temporarily closed, and you can use the Kerung border that is three hours away from Kathmandu. Likewise, the Simikot border is generally used by travelers planning to tour/trek Kailash.
There are many travel agencies that organize a tour of Tibet from Kathmandu. However, you must have to check their authenticity, and how close they work with the Tibet government and Tibet travel agencies. At Dream Tibet Travel, you will get comprehensive service with years of expertise that will make your tour to Tibet smooth. We have run several treks and tours to Tibet for many years. We are well known for all the laws and geography of Tibet and work closely with our team in Tibet. We assure you that with us, you will have the best Tibet tour. Feel free to get in touch with us at any time for your queries.
Furthermore, clients who wish to obtain a Tibet group visa will need to visit the China visa application center in person to provide biometric information.
Please also note that visa requirements and regulations can change frequently. It is also important to note that Tibet visa requirements and regulations can be changed frequently, we suggest you make sure with Dream Tibet Travel before you book the Tibet tour.
Kerong - Saishi Hotel
Shigatse - Manasarover Hotel
Lhasa - Yak Hotel
Gyantse - Chenjan Hotel
Tingri- Rooftop of the world Hotel
Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Van (normally) or 2 hour walks uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at SaiShi Hotel
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M). Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Continue to Shigatse O/N at Manasarover Hotel or Similar
After Breakfast, In the Morning You will have sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. and local market then Drive to Lhasa O/N at Hotel Yak.
After Breakfast, Sightseeing tour of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market, It is a Tibetan local market Overnight at Yak Hotel
After Breakfast, Full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Drepung Monastery & Sera Monastery. You will have some extra time to walk around Barkhor Market, You may pick some small souviner from Lhasa Tibet as this is our last night in Lhasa Stay overnight at Hotel.
After Breakfast, We are getting ready for Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. O/N at Chenjan Hotel or Similar
Early morning drive to Xegar/Tingri Via Shigatse it is bit long drive while coming back to Tingri O/N at Roof top of the world Hotel.
Note:- You may visit Ronbuk/Everest Base Camp on this day in extra cost if you want to Hike to Everest base Camp form North face or Visit Ronbuk Monastery)
After Breakfast, Drive back to Border, after necessary border formalities, cross border. Our guide and jeeps are waiting for your arrival for your final destination to Kathamndu. End service.