Tibet Budget Tour Itinerary

Day 01Kathmandu (1300) -Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive

Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Van (normally) or 2-hour walk uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. 

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel/Guest House
  • Place: Kerung
  • Altitude: 3,650m
Day 02Kerung - Tingri (4300m) / Lhatse (4,350m): 225 Km/244 Km

Day drives uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering a sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M). 

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Tingri
  • Altitude: 4300m
Day 03Tingri/Lhaste - Xigatse (3,900 M): 244 Km

Continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at Yak hotel

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa
  • Altitude: 3,900m
Day 04Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m): 90 Km

Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama, Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Gyantse
  • Altitude: 3900m
Day 05Gyantse - Lhasa (3,650m): 261 Km

Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) –Stay overnight at Flora Hotel or similar.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: guesthouse
  • Place: Lhasa
  • Altitude: 3650m
Day 06Sightseeing In Lhasa

Enjoy full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar today

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa
  • Altitude: 3650m
Day 07Shigatse to Lhasa

Sightseeing in Potala Palace Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel. 

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lhasa
  • Altitude: 3,650m
Day 08Final departure

You will be transferred to airport for your flight back to Kathmandu or onward home.