Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Tour

About Trip:

The overland your to Lhasa Tibet is tour following friendship highway from Kathmandu to Lhasa. It is totally about 1000 kilometer driving tour through well paved road. Only 5 days tour Tibet tour is not including Everest Base Camp. It is group tour as Budget Tour to Tibet. Tour end at Lhasa and option to fly back Kathmandu or further to mainland China. Itinerary also can customize with Everest Base camp one the way. Most of the tourist love to do this tour after any trips in Nepal.    

You must book the tour through any travel agencies of Nepal. It is collection of individual tourist and send together them to Tibet. Tibet travel permit is issued by TTB and Tibet paper visa is prepared by travel agencies in Nepal. It may take a week time. Tibet travel visa is only valid up to your travel time. Longer visa and permit can be also issued if you are willing to go mainland china after your tour from Lhasa. This should be confirmed previously before applying.    

Trip Facts:

  • Duration:5 Days (Description)
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Cost:INR 0
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Day to Day Itinerary:

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Day 1 : Drive Kathmandu (1,300 m) to Zhangmu (2,300 m) and further to Nyalam(3700 m): 126 Km - 7 Hours. Overnight at guest house

Early in the morning you will drive to the Nepal- Tibet border (114km - 5 hours) with the scenic view of beautiful countryside. After necessary border formalities and meeting over the Tibetan guide; cross Nepal Tibet border and drive to Zhangmu/Nyalam (2 hours)

Price Include / Exclude:

    • Tibet travel permit and visa
    • 1 night accommodation in group hsaring guest house in Nyalam
    • 3 nights’ accommodation in hotel twin sharing in Shigtse and in Lhasa
    • Every morning breakfast
    • Immigration formalities
    • English speaking Tibetan guide
    • Sightseeing as per itinerary and its entrance fees
    • Entrance fees of monastery while visiting as per mentioned in itinerary
    • Comfortable transportation in entire tour  
    • Lunch and Dinner in entire tour
    • Flight or train ticket after Lhasa
    • Bottled drinks and bar bills
    • Personal equipment, insurance, medical expenses
    • Expenses of emergency evacuation in case of need
    • Any tipping
    • Accommodation upgrading

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Usefull Info

  1. Accommodation
    Accommodation in this tour is budget guest house for a night in group sharing and budget hotels for 3 nights on twin sharing. If you need single rooms in the tour, single supplimentory cost apply.
  2. Transporation
    Transportation is private comfirtable bus. Bus size is depend on group size.
  3. Foods
    Tour package is including every morning breafast. Breakfast is in your choise. Lunch and dinner is extra. Our guide will assist you getting suitable restaurants around. 
  4. Drinking Water
    You can buy bottled mineral water in the entire tour. 
  5. Staffs
    There will be Guide and Driver as a staff. The entire trip is handled by a professional Tibetan Guide. Guide speaks enough English. we also can provide special language guide with extra cost. 
  6. Trip insurance 
    We do not need trip insurance for official Tibet permit and visa. Travel insurance may need to cover your own expenses in the case of any emergency evacuation. It may more helpful in case of returning from middle way due to the health problem. Or may cover your expenses in the case of emergency evacuation.
  7. Group size
     Tour group tour. It can be minimum of 10 peoples in a single group and it can go up to 30 peoples.
  8. Communication facilities 
    The entire tour is facilitated with local telephone. Wifi services available at hotels in Lhasa and in Shigatse. You also can buy Chinese SIM card in your own name for your mobile.
  9. Best season for the Tour 
    Best season for this Tour is from April till November month. Although rest of the months like December to February still suitable. You are not allow to travel Tibet in month of March. 
  10. Extra Expenses
    Extra expenses in this tour is your Lunch and Dinner. Accept that personal shopping and personal expenses. Bottle drinks including drinking water, tiiping is also in your extra expenses. 
  11. Packing List
    You do not need much goods and thothes for Lhasa Tour. You have to pack some light clothes and some warm clothes too. Lhasa is hot during sunny and cold after sun get down. More warm clothes are require if you take tour during December, Jan and Feb months. 


  • Booking procedure
    - At least 6-month valid passport scan copy by mail 
    - Trip confirmation amount USD 200 per person. You can ask our bank details to deposit it.
    - Trip booking form with your signature in term and condition  
  • Payment
    - USD 200 per person at the time of confirming your tour. Rest of the amount can pay before starting of your trip. we can discuss mode of payment.
    - Payment by credit card charge more 4 percentage
  • Term and condition
    -This is group joining Tour package cost base on group. single supplimentory charge be apply in case of need
    - If any one need to customize your itinerary, that will be your private tour and cost is different
    - Rules from Tibet is not stable. It may change even at last hour of our tour starting. In this case whatever expenses we spend for your tour arrangement is not refundable. Rest of other amounts can refund. We are not able to bear you any cost in this case. 
    - Accommodation in this tour is the budget type of. upgrading it individualy is possible with your extra cost. 
  • Cancellation policy 
    - USD 200 per person is non-refundable if you cancel the trip 30 days time from your tour date
    - USD 300 cancellation charge per person at last hour less than 72 hours time
    - No any refund if you cancell your tour after starting or if you drop it in middle  

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