Tibet Overland 12 days
Tibet Overland 12 days Well Plan Treks offers Tibet Overland Journey, where you will be within Tibet immense cultural background including beautiful high peaks and unique landscapes. Tibet Overland, where drive from Kathmandu to Lhasa leads you with grand views of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Ganesh Himal (7,405 m) Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,980m/22,929ft) Mt. Gauri-Shanker (7,145 m) and Cho-Oyu 8,201 m / 26,906 ft, Shishapangma 8,013 / 26, 289 ft.
Tibet Overland includes acclimatization days to cope with the altitude and to continue higher around the world’s largest and highest Tibetan plateau.
This trip starts with an interesting drive on Nepal / Tibet- China Friendship highway through the town of Kyirong and towards the high pass of Laylung-la at 5,050 m with mountain views and then towards Lhasa with Mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu views on a drive.
Drive leads to Tibet and towards the 2nd largest city at Shigatse seat of great Panchen Lama visiting the golden-roofed Tashilumpo monastery after crossing the highest point at Gyatso-la pass 5,220 meters, and then drive to beautiful Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso and finally over the last Khamba-la pass at 4,800 meters to reach Lhasa.
In Lhasa visit famous historical and cultural places and monasteries Drepung, Shera, Jhorkang Temple and busy old Barkor market square includes the visit of famous Potala palace and then return journey bring you back at Kathmandu with a sweeping scenic flight to conclude marvelous journey, Tibet Overland.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,345 m and then transfer to respective Hotels
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing tour and preparations for Tibet.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m – 07 hrs journey.
Day 04: Drive to Kyirong Nepal-Tibet Border 2,890 m – 04 hrs drive.
Day 05: Drive to Shegar or New Tingri 4, 350 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Drive to Shigatse 3,900 m – 04 hrs afternoon visit Tashilumpo Monastery.
Day 07: Drive to Gyantse 3,950 m visit Phalkor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa -03
Day 08: Drive to Lhasa 3,650 m via Yamdrok Tso Lake – 05 hrs.
Day 09-10: In Lhasa with a sightseeing tour at places of great interest.
Day 11: Drive to Lhasa / Gongor Airport and fly to Kathmandu – 1 hr: 15 mins flights.
Day 12: International departure for homeward bound.