Embark on an overland tour of Tibet, the “Roof of the World,” and discover its captivating blend of culture, history, and natural beauty. This tour takes you through the historic cities of Lhasa, Shigatse, and Gyantse, where you will visit iconic landmarks such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Tashilhunpo Monastery. Along the way, you will witness breathtaking views of the majestic Mt. Everest, Mt. Kanchanjunga, and Mt. Makalu.
Begin your journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Kodari, the China/Nepal border, before proceeding to Zhangmu for immigration formalities. As you travel to Nyalam, you will pass through the Nyalam pass and be treated to mesmerizing views of the Jugal Himal. You will also cross the Lalungla Pass, offering a glimpse of Mt. Sisapangma, the highest mountain in Tibet, and other peaks such as Mt. Makalu and Mt. Cho-Oyu.
In Xigatse, you will have the opportunity to visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery and the ancient market, while in Gyantse, you will see the remarkable Kumbum Chorten, a Buddhist stupa built in the 15th century. Finally, the tour concludes with a scenic drive to Lhasa, where you will explore the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and other noteworthy landmarks.
Don’t miss this chance to experience the enigmatic and captivating beauty of Tibet, its rich culture, and fascinating history with this unforgettable overland tour. Book your journey today!
Tibet is a land of mystery, with a unique culture, breathtaking landscapes, and friendly people. Isolated from the rest of the world by the Himalayas, Tibet has managed to preserve its ancient culture and monuments, as well as its traditional way of life. The Tibet Overland Tour takes you to some of the most beautiful and famous cities in Tibet where you will visit many noteworthy places such as gompas, ancient markets and trading centers, turquoise lakes and get the chance to see the spectacular mountain views of the mighty Himalayas like Mt. Sisapangma, the highest peak in Tibet, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Mt. Everest.
The Tibet Overland Tour offers an opportunity to visit the fascinating city of Lhasa, the most celebrated city in Tibet. In Lhasa, you will have a chance to see many worthy places such as the Potala Palace, Barkhor market, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and many more. Additionally, you will have the chance to explore other beautiful and historical towns like Shigatse (or Xigatse) and Gyantse where you can visit famous places like Tashilhunpo Monastery and Yamdrok Tso lake. From the lake, you will have a spectacular view of the mighty Mt. Everest(8,848m.), Mt. Kanchanjunga(8,586m) and Mt. Makalu(8,463m)..
- Visit the iconic Potala Palace, the former residence of the Dalai Lama in Lhasa
- Explore the Jokhang Temple, a sacred Buddhist site in the heart of Lhasa's Barkhor market
- Visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama in Xigatse
- See the Kumbum Chorten, a 15th century Buddhist stupa in Gyantse
- Experience the stunning mountain views, including Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho-Oyu
- Explore the culture and lifestyle of the Tibetan people
- Visit ancient markets and trading centers
- Drive through the Nyalam Pass and Lalungla Pass, with views of the Jugal Himal
- Learn about Tibetan Buddhism and its role in daily life
- Enjoy the tranquility of tranquil turquoise lakes
- Explore the ancient monasteries and other historical sites
- Enjoy a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan 360 where you will be served authentic Nepalese cuisine.