It is one of the most affordable budget tours that begins from Kathmandu to Lhasa, the center of administration and authority of Tibet. You will be driven through the Himalayan ranges along the Arniko Highway that connects Kathmandu with Lhasa. Along the way you will pass through the beautiful mountains, Tibetan villages and towns visiting mystical Buddhist monasteries of Tashilunpo at Shigatse, the Kumbum Stupa at Gyantse and experience traditional culture of Tibetan people and much more. There are some of the challenging passes and various large open barren fields en-route with superb views of snow-clad peaks dominating the surroundings. In Lhasa you will visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. The tour ends in Lhasa and then you fly back to Kathmandu.
Lhasa Overland Tour Itinerary
Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Zhangmu/ Nyalam (3700m) 156km
Day 02: Drive Nyalam to Tingri/Lhatse (4350m) 244km