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Facts of the trip

Trip Duration: 8 days
Grade: Strenuous
Program Type: Trekking
Trek Start Point: Kathmandu
Trek End Point: Lhasa
Accommodation: Teahouse / Camping
Meals: Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Mode of Travel: Land/Flight
Transportation: Car / Bus / Flight
Minimum Pax: 2+
Best season: March - June / September-November

Central Tibet tour is one of the popular and intesresting tours in Tibet. Tibet is known as “The Roof of the world”. It lies in the south western part, Tibet Overland Tour of China bordering India, Bhutan, Sikkim and Nepal. Tibet Overland Tour is more exciting for crossing the high desert, driving through over 3000m–5000m, visiting the cave & monasteries including beautiful landscapes, rich culture, ancient religion, amazing myths and gorgeous mountains. Moreover, this tour includes historical places such as Zhangmu, Nyalam, Tingri, Xeger, Gyantse and Lhasa. Tourists can have spectacular views of beautiful mountain peaks including Mt. Everest. Tibetan guide provides you full information and pleases you with excellent sightseeing’s. The sightseeing throughout Lhasa including Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang monastry and walk-over crowded Tibetan market. Renowned as the last Shangri-La in the world, Tibet is isolated by the high Himalayas and is one of the least developed parts of the world. This tour is divided into three parts: Cneral Tibet tour offers fascinating views of the of the incredible formation of the highest plateau of the world with beautiful rocks, Cascades and canyons admist the mighty presence of Mt. Sishapagma (8,028m). It brings you so close to the Shangri-La of Tibet. Central Tibet tour provides you the breath taking views of Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho Oyu, Makalu and Shishapangma.

Central Tibet tour starts from Kathmandu through “Friendship Bridge” to Tibetan border within 6 hours drive after immigration formalities in Tibetan border. The Tibetan Overland Tour approximately takes 1000 km distance with good services by Tibetan guide. You can fly direct to Lhasa from Kathmandu. Central Tineb tour is one of the best tour that provides you the views of ancient landscapes, village settlements, life styles, culture and monuments of Tibet.


Day 1: Kathmandu to Zhangmu (2300m.) to123 Km.
Day 2: Zhangmu to Xegar (4350m.) to244 Km.
Day 3:Xegar to Xigatse (3900m.) to244 Km.
Day 4: Xigatse to Gyantse (3900m.)to 90 Km.
Day 5: Gyantse to Lhasa (3650m.) to259 Km.
Day 6: Sightseeing tour at Lhasa.
Day 7: Sightseeing tour at Lhasa.
Day 8: Transfer to Gonggar airport for your onward flight to Katmandu.

Day 1, Kathmandu to Zhangmu (2300m.) to123 Km.
SAT Early morning drive from Kathmandu to Kodari. After doing immigration and custom formalities drive uphill to Zhangmu immigration Post. Complete custom formalities. Over night at Hotel.

Day 2, Zhangmu to Xegar (4350m.) to244 Km.
SUN Drive to Xegar crossing NYALAMU PASS (3800m.) & LALUNG LA PASS (5050m.). This drive offers fantastic view of the high mountains including Everest (8848m.). Over night stay at Hotel.

Day 3, Xegar to Xigatse (3900m.) to244 Km.
MON We continue on our drive to Lhatse (T-cross to Mt. Everest), and crossing over the Gyatsola Pass at 5,220 m, which is the highest point to Xigatse (240 Km). Xigatse is the second largest town in Tibet and the capital of Tsang, lying 354 Km. west of Lhasa at an altitude of 3,810-m. Xigatse has the famous Tashilunpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama. (Approx. 8 hrs drive) Over night stay at Hotel.

Day 4, Xigatse to Gyantse (3900m.)to 90 Km.
TUE In the morning visit Tashilunpo Monastery and the free market of Xigatse. In the afternoon drive to Gyantse, which is a pastoral town between Lhasa and Xigatse. At the afternoon we visit Phalkor Monastery and Khumbum Stupa. Over night stay at Hotel.

Day 5, Gyantse to Lhasa (3650m.) to259 Km.
WED The picturesque drive to Lhasa takes 08 hours, crossing two passesto THE KARO LA (5010m) and KAMBA LA (4794m.) via Yamdrok Tso Lake. Over night stay in hotel.

Day 6, Sightseeing tour at Lhasa.
LHASA: sightseeing tour at Lhasa includes Jokhang Temple, situated in the THURS, FRI heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha that was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Srongtsen Gompo. Surrounding the Jokhang Temple is the bustling Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. Later in the day visit the Potala Palace; this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Srongtsen Gompo. The 5th Dalai Lama expanded it to its present structure during the 17th century. This 13 story 1000 room citadel served as the headquarters of the former “church-state” of Tibet and was home to successive Dalai Lamas, who from the latter half of the 18th century used it as their Winter palace. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 7, Sightseeing tour at Lhasa.
LHASA: sightseeing tour at Lhasa includes Jokhang Temple, situated in the THURS, FRI heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha that was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Srongtsen Gompo. Surrounding the Jokhang Temple is the bustling Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. Later in the day visit the Potala Palace; this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Srongtsen Gompo. The 5th Dalai Lama expanded it to its present structure during the 17th century. This 13 story 1000 room citadel served as the headquarters of the former “church-state” of Tibet and was home to successive Dalai Lamas, who from the latter half of the 18th century used it as their Winter palace. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 8, Transfer to Gonggar airport for your onward flight to Katmandu.

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