Follow one of the most popular and incredible overland tour in Tibet

Journey through the Himalayas, traveling from Lhasa all the way to the Nepal border. Starting in the Tibetan capital, explore the countless rooms of the grand Potala Palace, receive a blessing from the Jowo Buddha at the holy Jokhang Temple, and barter with locals at the lively Barkhor market. At the edges of the Lhasa valley, visit the famous Drepung Monastery and watch monks debate at Sera Monastery. Drive to the stunning, turquoise Yamdrok Lake before heading to Gyantse and the giant Buddha of Shigatse. Continue on to Mt. Everest, hike up to Base Camp, and then drive along the Himalayan ranges to the Nepal border. Cross the border and continue to Kathmandu or return back to Lhasa with a detour to a Bon Monastery.


Highlights

  • Lhasa – the cradle of Tibetan civilization
  • Yamdrok Lake and frienship highway
  • Mt. Everest Base Camp & Nepal border

Details

  • 9-day trip begins in Lhasa and ends on Tibet-Nepal border with the option to come back to Lhasa (+ 2 days)
  • 7-9 nights in hotels and guesthouses and 1 night in a Tibetan traditional yak hair tent at EBC
  • Altitude from 3600-5200m


Tour Costs

Departures in 2015

  • Group Tour: October 22nd
  • Private Tour: any time