Tibet Overland Tour is an scintillating tour in the roof of the world Tibet. Nepal Intrepid Treks offers this pleasant and holy journey to the most beautiful landscape in the roof of the world Tibet. Passing by the barren lands up in the Himalaya, driving via 3000 to 5000 meters above sea level encountering different types of the vegetation and people makes the tour even more fascinating than the flight tour. The state of Tibet is the autonomous area with its vibrant Buddhist monasteries and unique geography. The Tibet Overland Tour comprises of the sightseeing in the landmarks sites of the Tibet like caves, monasteries, Potala palace, different view of the Mount Everest, modern yet traditional cities of the Tibet and holy fresh watered Mansarovar Lake.
The Tibet was opened for the tourists to visit only in 1985 and since that date the region is getting popularity among the tourists and pilgrims. The scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa will take place and then the overland tour starts. Once you have settled the visa issues in Lhasa immigration you will be accompanied by the Tibetan guide who will take you to the landmark destination of the Tibet and surrounding cities within the state. The places like Gyantse, Tingri, Zhangma and other significant destinations could be awesome adventure tour in Tibet. If it was from Nepal itself in the four wheel drive then you would have traveled 1000 km journey. The spectacular sighseeing destinations like Norbulinkha Palace, Jokhang Temple and other monasteries used by the Dalai Lama could be the center of attraction to you. Turquoise lake and numerous high passes along with the panoramic views of the mountains like Lhotse, Makalu and Everest from another side of the world will amaze you. The visit of the Mansarovar Lake which in itself is the source of Indus, Sutlej, Karnali and Brahmaputra rivers is very attractive as if it is the heaven on earth.
Book this amazing Tibet Overland Tour with the expert of Tibet region Nepal Intrepid Treks. The mystical journey to witness the traditional Tibetan monasteries, holy lakes, palaces and temples along with the landmark Mount Kailash would ignite the spirituality and adventure inside you.
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa (3,650m/11,972ft)
The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa or from your nation of origin will happen in the main day with the great perspective of the Everest, Kanchenjunga and different Himalayas from plane. Upon landing in Lhasa Nepal Intrepid delegate will acquaint you with Tibetan guide and exchange you to the inn. Wealth of the rest is required as you may get with the elevation disorder. Day 02: Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum: 5 – 6 hours
After breakfast the notorious spots of the Lhasa will be gone to on this day. The visit of the Potala Palace and Norbulinka Palaces in Lhas could be enchanted climate. The royal residence was worked amid seventeenth century and can have the perspective of whole Lhasa city. Norbulinka used to be the late spring home of Dalai Lama. The visit of Tibet exhibition hall is the last movement for the day.
Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar: 5 – 6 hours
On this day after breakfast touring will be done on Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Bazaar. Drepung was worked around fourteenth century. It is trusted that it used to have the safe house for around 10000 friars. Sera Monastery is the hallowed site where you can discover the data about the riddles of Tibetan culture and Buddhism also. Barkhor Bazaar is exceptionally happening place with open slows down, pioneer’s group and it is additionally viewed as the nerve of Lhasa.
Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12,956ft): 5 – 6 hours
The picturesque and entrancing drive will take you to Gyantse. Intersection of the Khamba La Pass and the short stop to see the Turquoise Lake which is the sacrosanct Lake of Tibet can astound. You can likewise have perspective of Nazin Sang ice sheet took after by the intersection of Karo La Pass. In Gyantse the touring should be possible in Khumbum Stupa, Gyantse Dzong and Phalkot Monastery.
Day 05: Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795 ft): 2 hours
Shigatse is the second biggest city of Tibet where we will visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery. This is generally huge religious community of Tibet. It was established by the main Dalai Lama in 1447 and his name is Gendun Drup.
Day 06: Drive Shigatse to Lhatse (Altitude 4050 m.) Overnight at Hotel
The excursion today brings you more than two high of more than 5000 miter goes with fine perspectives. For overnight we stop in the town of Lhatse
Day 07: Lhatse- Saga- /4450m 250 Km. Overnight at Guest House
Different things like lake, travelers pursuing a huge number of yaks and sheep keep you occupied. By the late evening you will cross Bhramha Purtra River approach to run of the mill Chinese and Tibetan town, Saga for night.
Day 08: Drive to Manasarover via Paryang (4558m) 277km 8 hours, Overnight at Guest House
Day begins with brimming with fervor, by the late evening you can have the principal sight of Holy Kailash Parbat and Manasarovara. Hore, a little town close-by Lake Manasarover, we will spend a night there.
Day 9: Exploration of Lake Manasarovar and drive to Tarchen (14975ft) 40km. Overnight at Guest House
Manasarovar is the lake of compassion, tranquility and bliss. After completing the memorable morning Bath and Puja we will be heading towards Tarchen. It is considered as a base camp for the Holy Kailash Parikrama.
Day 10: Kailash Parikrama. Drive to Valley of the God and trek to Derapuk/4909m. Overnight at Guest house
It is one of the exciting days walking along the beautiful rocky cliffs; waterfalls with some clouds in the clear blue sky make you feeling that Great God Shiva is everywhere with tons of blessing to you. Time to time the face of Kailash Parbat will keep on appearing. For 15 km trail it takes almost 6 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Juthulpuk by crossing Dolma La pass (5613m). Overnight at Guest house
This day is hardest but Holiest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of 18600ft between two valleys. Yamasthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the pass. Once you reach the top, just do the holiest offering and sit down for meditation. Once your steps go down, Parvati-stal and Gauri Kunda are on the way. By the late afternoon, arrive at the Zuthal Puk (the cave of Miracles where great Milerappa is supposed to have performed miracles here).
Day 12: Finish Kailash Parikrama and drive back to Saga. Overnight at Guest house
After walking 3 hours, all the driving crew will be waiting your arrival. By the late afternoon you will be at your lodge in Saga.
Day 13: Drive back to Shigatse. Overnight at Hotel
It is the Easiest day of tour today. We take easy driving back to Shigatse town which is second biggest town of Tibet. You can make late afternoon walking tour.
Day 14: Drive to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel
Continue drive to Lhasa city and transfer to Hotel. Prepare your bag for flight back to Kathmandu tomorrow.
Day 15: Departure
Nepal Intrepid Treks delegates will bid farewell to you from Lhasa. You can take flight to Kathmandu for further trip in Nepal as well with us.