Tibet overland tour - Kathmandu Lhasa overland tour - Fixed departure Lhasa overland tour

Tibet Overland Tour Tibet overland tour is one of the popular adventure tour package in Tibet. Tibet overland trip offers an stunning Himalayan views , beautiful landscape, potala palace , lush valleys ,Tibetan cultures which make this become more popular then other Tibet package tours. Since Tibet adventure tour has been open , probably Tibet Lhasa overland tour (Tibet overland tours) is one of those where numerous travelers has traveling through Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition Nepal. Kathmandu Lhasa overland package tour can do either kathmandu traveling via Friendship Highway on drive to the Nepal-China border Koadari & fly back to kathmandu from Lhasa after the trip (we call drive in fly out Tibet overland tours) or kathmandu fly to Lhasa by china south west airline then continue trip to Tibet Nepal boarder exit from Kodari ( we call fly in drive out Tibet overland packages).
May - August is the best travel season for Tibet overland tour but we Himalaya Journey Treks & expedition arrange the Kathamndu Lhasa overland tour Tibet Lhasa overland tour according to travelers / adventure seekers holiday schedule and wish. HJT arrange the Tibet overland package trip in group join basis or private tour according to travelers wish but as we emphasis on quality services , we recommended travelers to make private overland package tours for comfortable journeys. During the Tibet overland tour HJT local Tibetan guide will instruct you on the intricacies and mysticism of Tibetan Buddhism. With its spectacular mountain scenery and rich Buddhist culture and mostly HJT prefer to use 4500 Japanese land cruiser entire the trip in Tibet.

Tibet Overland Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu ,transfer to hotel and welcome diner.
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour and prepartion for the visa process.
Day 03: Early morning starts with a drive to Tatopani a border town in Nepal, which is 141 km. The drive is scenic and part of the road is in good condition. Trans border formalities. You Tibetan host will be at the border and the drive to the town on the other side is 8 km uphill. All formalities will be completed and your hotel will be assigned.Day 2 From Zhangmu, it is a 251 km drive to Xeger. The drive gains elevation as it crosses slide tracks to Nyalam. Visit the Millarepa's cave where he is supposed to have attained enlightenment. Millarepa is a sage and is highly respected in Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight at Xeger.
Day 04: Morning a short hikes to view the distant Mt. Everest known as Qomolangma in Chinese. Then drive to Xigatse via Sakya Monastery. The Monastery is 143 km south of Xigatse and was built in the thirteenth century by Konchok Gyalpo and houses some 30,000 volumes of ancient Buddhist scriptures or Sutras. The total distance between Xigatse and Xegar is 245 km. Overnight Xigatse Hotel.
Day 05: Xigatse is the second largest city in Tibet and the capital of the province of Tsang. The rulers of this province had dominion over all of Tibet prior to 1642 AD. At Xigatse you will visit Tashilunpo Monastery which is the seat of the Panchen Lama who is second in spiritual importance only to the Dalai Lama. The monastery was built in 1447 by Gendun Drup and once housed upward of 3400 monks. Of particular interest at Tashilunpo is a nine story gilded statue of Maitreya - the "Future Buddha". A short drive of 95 km will take you to Gyantse.
Day 06: An early morning start to Lhasa and a 259 km drive will get you via Yamdrok Tso or the "Turquoise Lake". Overnight at Lhasa hotel.
Day 07: We, spend this day exploring palaces. First on your list will be the Potala Palace. The palace of the Dalai Lama a treasure of Tibetan culture was, till 1965, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet and quite possibly, the singularly most important building in all Tibet. It was built in the seventh century by Tsongtsen Gampo as a fort and later renovated by the Fifth Dalai Lama in the seventeenth century to its present specifications. Your next stop will be Norbulingkha the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, which was built, in the eighteenth century.
Day 08: Today you will visit the Drepung monastery. This is the largest monastery in the world and once housed 10,000 monks and nuns. It was built in 1419 and the second, third and fourth Dalai Lamas lived and were entombed here. A visit to the kitchen of this monastery is a must. Look out for the washing machine in which the monks mix their butter tea! Your next stop will be the Jokhang Temple. This is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses a golden statue of the Buddha, which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess "Wen Chen". You then stop off at Barkhor Bazaar outside the Jokhang monastery. This is a bustling flea market and is, generally, the place to buy souvenirs and meet other tourists.
Day 09: Early, morning drive to the airport. The flight back to Kathmandu, which is probably one of the most spectacular flights in the world. A representative will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel.
Day 10: Kathmandu valley sight seeing and farewell diner
Day 11: Back to onward destination.

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