Tibet Budget Tour


    Kathmandu - Lhasa Overland (7nights/8days- Drive in Fly out)

    This is one of the most popular one affordable budget tour program to Tibet and it is liked by many individual travelers as group joining basis. If you are traveling your own may this option can fulfill your dream come true to see wonderland Tibet. In fact this Kathmandu –Lhasa overland tour is designed to suite all level of holiday travelers as well day by day planned itinerary also allow you to explore all the most popular attraction of Tibet. Along the overland journey you will be visiting highlighted monasteries, experience typical Tibetan culture and their life style and spectacular sceneries with snow clad mountains.

    Finally you will be arrived in Lhasa, it is Tibet’s main historical and cultural heart. So there you will be also two days exploring all the major attractions of around. It is also includes visiting beautiful Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar and Sera Monastery to see and experience real Tibetan Buddhism tradition. After completion of entire tour program you will be transferred to airport to fly your onward destination or you may proceed to other interesting place of China by train from Lhasa.

    Trip Facts of Tibet Budget Tour
    Trip Duration: 8 days
    Main Season: March- November
    Entry & Exit Point:  Zhangmu / Lhasa   

                                               Fixed departure Budget Tour
                                          (Departure every Saturday and Tuesday)


    Short Itinerary


    Day 01 Tibet Budget Tour]: Kathmandu (1300m)-Zhangmu /Nyalam (3700m)
    Day 02 Tibet Budget Tour]: Zhangmu-Nylam- Tingri (4300m)\Lahtse
    Day 03 Tibet Budget Tour]: Tingri/Lhatse - Xigatse (3900m): 244 km
    Day 04 Tibet Budget Tour]: Xigatse- Gyantse (3950M): 90 km
    Day 05 Tibet Budget Tour]: Gyantse- Lhasa (3650m): 261Km
    Day 06 Tibet Budget Tour]: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    Day 07 Tibet Budget Tour]: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    Day 08 Tibet Budget Tour]: Lhasa-Kathmandu

    Day 01: Kathmandu (1300m)-Zhangmu (2500m)/Nylam (3700m): 123km|156 km
    Early morning we start scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal -Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary custom formalities at Nepalese immigration, we take an hour adventures uphill drive by Jeep/Mini Bus (normally) one hour walk uphill (incase of landslide one the way) towards Zhangmu. Up on arrival we check in at hotel or continue to drive to Nylam and overnight at hotel.

    Day 02: Zhangmu-Nylam- Tingri (4300m)\Lahtse (4350m): 225km/244 km
    We drive uphill through the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over Lalungla (5050m) from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) & Mt. Shishapagma (8012m). From Tingri you can enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Everest (8848m) and overnight at hotel.

    Day 03: Tingri/Lhatse - Xigatse (3900m): 244 km
    We continue our scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5220M), the highest passes en-route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to the Mt. Kailash separates to the west; you will see spectacular views of Himalayan range and many superb sceneries of nomad landscape. Finally arrive at our destination and overnight at hotel.

    Day 04: Xigatse- Gyantse (3950M): 90 km
    After breakfast morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery, after viting this wonderful monument, join for the overland journey, today we drive to Gyantse and there we bring you to visit the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastry. You will also enjoy Tibet’s county side typical local cultural activities and their traditional life style. Then we transfer you to the hotel to overnight stay.

    Day 05: Gyantse- Lhasa (3650m): 261Km
    Again early morning starts your day tour from Gyantse, we take a full day picturesque drive crossing over Karo La Pass (5010m) and another pass Kamba La (4794m) via colorful Yamdrok Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). You can have chance to see lots of interesting landscape and beautiful sceneries along the way. By late afternoon you will reach in Lhasa city and transfer to the hotel and rest, be refresh and overnight stay.

    Day 06: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    After breakfast morning we will take a very simple visit to Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Jokhang temple, the product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques, is the most revered shrine in all of Tibet and is constantly bustling with devoted worshippers.  In the afternoon we will visit the Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located 5 km to the north direction of central Lhasa city.  

    Day 07: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    A trip to Tibet is a big loss if without visiting the popular Potala Palace. Potala Palace is a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-inspiring moment. We will visit those rooms, halls and chapels to observe typical creations. After visiting Potala Palace another visit is to Drepung Monastery, once the world's largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks; it lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Drepung Monastery is about 8 km west from central Lhasa.  

    Day 08: Lhasa-Kathmandu
    Your overland trip will end today; we hope you have enjoyed this outstanding trip to Tibet. Early morning, we drive to Gonggar Airport for departure flight to Kathmandu or join your onward tour to China by Train or flight. From Tibet you can travel other interesting places of China as you wish.

    Services Included :

    • Transportation: Kathmandu-Lhasa
    • Tibet travel permit
    • Necessary sightseeing entrance fee
    • English Speaking Tibetan Guide
    • Basic Accommodation, sharing basis (guest house) with breakfast
    • Sightseeing tour as per package


    Services Excluded :


    • China Group Visa Fees, (US$ 60 / US passport holder US$ 150)
    • Air fare Lhasa/Kathmandu (US$ 410), Lunches & dinners during hotel stay
    • Refreshments, bottled/alcoholic drinks; gratuities tips for (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver, etc.),
    • Photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites
    • Nepal Visa (single/multiple entry visas available)
    • Insurance & emergency rescue charges.

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    Tibet Budget Tour


    Kathmandu - Lhasa Overland (7nights/8days- Drive in Fly out)

    This is one of the most popular one affordable budget tour program to Tibet and it is liked by many individual travelers as group joining basis. If you are traveling your own may this option can fulfill your dream come true to see wonderland Tibet. In fact this Kathmandu –Lhasa overland tour is designed to suite all level of holiday travelers as well day by day planned itinerary also allow you to explore all the most popular attraction of Tibet. Along the overland journey you will be visiting highlighted monasteries, experience typical Tibetan culture and their life style and spectacular sceneries with snow clad mountains.

    Finally you will be arrived in Lhasa, it is Tibet’s main historical and cultural heart. So there you will be also two days exploring all the major attractions of around. It is also includes visiting beautiful Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar and Sera Monastery to see and experience real Tibetan Buddhism tradition. After completion of entire tour program you will be transferred to airport to fly your onward destination or you may proceed to other interesting place of China by train from Lhasa.

    Trip Facts of Tibet Budget Tour
    Trip Duration: 8 days
    Main Season: March- November
    Entry & Exit Point:  Zhangmu / Lhasa   

                                               Fixed departure Budget Tour
                                          (Departure every Saturday and Tuesday)


    Trip Facts


    Group size
    None
    Grade
    Easy
    Possibility
    None
    Transportation
    None
    Season
    October to December - Feb to May




    Short Itinerary


    Day 01 Tibet Budget Tour]: Kathmandu (1300m)-Zhangmu /Nyalam (3700m)
    Day 02 Tibet Budget Tour]: Zhangmu-Nylam- Tingri (4300m)\Lahtse
    Day 03 Tibet Budget Tour]: Tingri/Lhatse - Xigatse (3900m): 244 km
    Day 04 Tibet Budget Tour]: Xigatse- Gyantse (3950M): 90 km
    Day 05 Tibet Budget Tour]: Gyantse- Lhasa (3650m): 261Km
    Day 06 Tibet Budget Tour]: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    Day 07 Tibet Budget Tour]: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    Day 08 Tibet Budget Tour]: Lhasa-Kathmandu

    Long Itinerary



    Day 01: Kathmandu (1300m)-Zhangmu (2500m)/Nylam (3700m): 123km|156 km
    Early morning we start scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal -Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary custom formalities at Nepalese immigration, we take an hour adventures uphill drive by Jeep/Mini Bus (normally) one hour walk uphill (incase of landslide one the way) towards Zhangmu. Up on arrival we check in at hotel or continue to drive to Nylam and overnight at hotel.

    Day 02: Zhangmu-Nylam- Tingri (4300m)\Lahtse (4350m): 225km/244 km
    We drive uphill through the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over Lalungla (5050m) from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) & Mt. Shishapagma (8012m). From Tingri you can enjoy the magnificent view of Mt. Everest (8848m) and overnight at hotel.

    Day 03: Tingri/Lhatse - Xigatse (3900m): 244 km
    We continue our scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5220M), the highest passes en-route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to the Mt. Kailash separates to the west; you will see spectacular views of Himalayan range and many superb sceneries of nomad landscape. Finally arrive at our destination and overnight at hotel.

    Day 04: Xigatse- Gyantse (3950M): 90 km
    After breakfast morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery, after viting this wonderful monument, join for the overland journey, today we drive to Gyantse and there we bring you to visit the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastry. You will also enjoy Tibet’s county side typical local cultural activities and their traditional life style. Then we transfer you to the hotel to overnight stay.

    Day 05: Gyantse- Lhasa (3650m): 261Km
    Again early morning starts your day tour from Gyantse, we take a full day picturesque drive crossing over Karo La Pass (5010m) and another pass Kamba La (4794m) via colorful Yamdrok Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). You can have chance to see lots of interesting landscape and beautiful sceneries along the way. By late afternoon you will reach in Lhasa city and transfer to the hotel and rest, be refresh and overnight stay.

    Day 06: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    After breakfast morning we will take a very simple visit to Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Jokhang temple, the product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques, is the most revered shrine in all of Tibet and is constantly bustling with devoted worshippers.  In the afternoon we will visit the Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located 5 km to the north direction of central Lhasa city.  

    Day 07: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
    A trip to Tibet is a big loss if without visiting the popular Potala Palace. Potala Palace is a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-inspiring moment. We will visit those rooms, halls and chapels to observe typical creations. After visiting Potala Palace another visit is to Drepung Monastery, once the world's largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks; it lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Drepung Monastery is about 8 km west from central Lhasa.  

    Day 08: Lhasa-Kathmandu
    Your overland trip will end today; we hope you have enjoyed this outstanding trip to Tibet. Early morning, we drive to Gonggar Airport for departure flight to Kathmandu or join your onward tour to China by Train or flight. From Tibet you can travel other interesting places of China as you wish.

    Services Included :

    • Transportation: Kathmandu-Lhasa
    • Tibet travel permit
    • Necessary sightseeing entrance fee
    • English Speaking Tibetan Guide
    • Basic Accommodation, sharing basis (guest house) with breakfast
    • Sightseeing tour as per package


    Services Excluded :


    • China Group Visa Fees, (US$ 60 / US passport holder US$ 150)
    • Air fare Lhasa/Kathmandu (US$ 410), Lunches & dinners during hotel stay
    • Refreshments, bottled/alcoholic drinks; gratuities tips for (hotels, restaurants, guide, driver, etc.),
    • Photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites
    • Nepal Visa (single/multiple entry visas available)
    • Insurance & emergency rescue charges.



    Print Trip Note

Tibet Budget Tour

Trip Facts

Group size
None
Grade
Easy
Possibility
None
Transportation
None
Season
October to December - Feb to May