Tibet is a land of chanting monks, ancient monasteries, and the highest mountains. It is the dream of everyone to visit Tibet at least once in a lifetime!
Tibet overland budget tour goes to the highest plateau of Tibet encircled by the high Himalayas. Known as the roof of the World! Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet and is highly populated by Tibetan tribes with their culture. Discover Tibet through our Tibet Budget Tour by visiting the major cultural, religious and natural sites of Tibet. The major highlights of the Tibet Tour include exploration of Lhasa, visiting the north base camp of Mt. Everest and the turquoise Yamdruk Lake, and the drive up to Ronbuk Glacier near the base camp of Mt. Everest.
How to go to Lhasa (Tibet)?
As per the latest development of the road, driving goes through the Langtang National Park (north of Kathmandu) to the Gyirong (Kerung) border and spending a night here. Afterward, keep following the itinerary which is mentioned below. There are a few options to enter Lhasa either via road or direct flight to Gonggor Airport from Kathmandu International Airport.
The trip starts from Kathmandu by road to Lhasa via Gyirong, Tingri, Shigatse, Gyantse, and Lhasa. It will take 5 days to reach the capital city of Tibet-Lhasa. Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and drive back to Kathmandu. The most scenic trans-Himalayan flight allows you to witness the world’s highest peaks including Everest 8848m, Kanchenjunga, and Cho Oyu, Xishapangma while you are flying. Once in Lhasa, which is Tibet's cultural and political center, you will go on a guided tour of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, etc.
What you can visit while on this tour?
On the journey through Tibet, you will visit Kichu valley, Tsedang city in Yarlung valley, Kumbum Stupa in Gyantse, and Tashi Lumgpo monastery in Shigatse. Among them, Samye Monastery holds more significance because it is the oldest Buddhist monastery in Tibet.
The last leg of the travel brings you to Rongbuk (4980m) for a breathtaking view of the north face of Mt. Everest along with Rongbuk Glacier and Rongbuk monastery. The 7N/8D tour will confidently give the best test of Tibet.