8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

Trip Information
  • Trip Duration8 Days
  • DestinationTibet
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Max. Altitude 5,220m
  • Trip Type Tour
  • Accommodation As Per Itinerary
  • Transport Private Vehicle
  • Visit the famed Potala, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and other tourist attractions. Also, stroll in the bustling Barkhor Bazaar.
  • Explore classical Buddhist culture, amazing panoramas, exotic towns, secluded valleys, and artistic monasteries.
  • View unbelievable Himalayan ranges such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), etc.

8 Days Tibet Overland Tour

The 8 days Tibet overland tour is a perfect tour package to explore the overall beauty of Tibet, “roof of the world”. This tour is an immersion into the heart of Tibetan culture and the breathtaking landscapes. The Tibet overland tour route weaves through Gyantse and Shigatse, revealing ancient traditions and natural beauty.

Embarking on a Tibet Overland tour is a captivating journey that blends rich cultural exploration with picturesque landscapes. This 8 days Tibet overland tour winds through Gyantse and Shigatse, uncovering hidden gems like: the Kumbum Monastery and the Tashilhunpo Monastery. Explore the iconic Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and the lively Barkhor Street. Visit the centuries-old monasteries and observe the sacred traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. Travelers will get to observe Tibet’s richness in cultural and natural beauty along with ancient cultural artifacts. On these 8 days exciting journey enjoy cultural programs, evening sightseeing around the city and delicious dinner. The overland tour not only showcases the cultural richness of Tibet but also showcases rugged beauty of its terrain. Enjoy natural and historical sightseeing and experience the warm hospitality of the Tibetan inhabitants.

The 8-days adrenaline-packed adventure takes you past the Great Himalayas to pristine alpine lakes, glaciers, Buddhist sites, etc. A Tibet Overland tour is not just a physical traverse of landscapes but also it is a spiritual and cultural experience that leaves a permanent mark for a lifetime.

Tibet Overland 8 days Tour in spring season

Spring which typically spans from (March-May) is a favorable and one of the popular seasons for the Tibet Overland tour. After the harsh winter season, spring season comes with blooming of vibrant flowers and add beauty to the region. Travelers can expect clear skies, stable weather and excellent visibility which will make the tour enjoyable. The temperature in spring is moderate making it perfect time of outdoor activities and sightseeing in Tibet. Explore the stunning landscapes, blossoming flowers, green lush valleys of Tibet in spring season.

8 Days Tibet Overland Tour in monsoon season

The monsoon season spanning from June-Aug in Tibet experiences frequent rainfalls. The monsoon brings lush greenery to the region. There might be possibilities of landslides in monsoon that causes disruption to overland travel. The cloudy skies and reduced visibility might make your travel less enjoyable. The travelers in this season are less compared to autumn and spring season which means you can enjoy more peaceful travel experience. Travelers considering to visit Tibet in monsoon season should be prepared for wet conditions, unclear skies and delays on the trip.

Tibet Overland Tour in autumn season

Autumn season starting from Sept- Nov is the best time of the year for Tibet Overland Tour. The stable weather and sunny days in autumn season offers best travel experience. Explore the stunning landscapes of the city and interact with warm and welcoming locals in autumn. This is also the season when many traditional festivals are held. So, enjoy Tibet overland tour in autumn season witnessing festivals, interacting with locals and travelling in stunning landscapes.

Tibet Overland Tour in winter season

The Tibet overland tour 8 days in winter season offers distinctive experience. Witness mesmerizing landscapes of Tibet as they are layered with white snow. The temperature becomes cold and drop significantly, bringing cold air. It is not too cold like other places; the daytime temperature gets warmer and the nights get cold. This off-season journey allows for exploration of the region's ancient monasteries, historical sites, and natural wonders with fewer crowds and peaceful experiences.

Benefits of booking Tibet 8 days Overland Tour with Welcome Nepal Treks

Welcome Nepal Treks is a reputable trekking and tour company in Nepal. Our team is well experienced for more than a decade in this fields. We focus on consumer’s satisfaction and safety. We offer several benefits that will help in enhancing your travel experience. Here are some of the benefits of booking 8 days Tibet overland tour package with us:

  • Best price and high-quality customer services guaranteed
  • Arrangement of necessary travel permits for Tibet overland tour
  • Arrangement of accommodations for 8 days Tibet overland tour
  • Daily breakfast included in package throughout the trip
  • Customization of the trip as per customer’s needs and requests
  • We follow safety protocols to ensure your well-being throughout your journey.
  • Experienced and professional guide provided
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Our Tibet overland tour starts with an early morning drive to Rasuwa Gadhi, which is in the Nepali boarder post. From Rasuwa Gadhi we drive up to the Kerung Border clearing the Chinese immigration continuing the journey up to beautiful George of Kerung Town. On the route you will get to enjoy the clear view of the secret mountains like Langtang, Gaurisankar, Melungtse and Khumbu Himal range.

     Our first stop on the Tibetan plateau will be on the 5200 m. high Lalung la pass from where we have a breathtaking view of the himalayan range and Shisabangma, the highest peak in Tibet. While having lunch in Lao Tingri, the peaks of Mt. Everest (Qomolongma in Tibetan) and Cho Oyu can be seen. This day our journey is long but the spectacular Tibetan plateau will make you forget time. Altitude 4000m. 

       A four hour drive brings us to Tibet's second largest city, Shigatse. Here we visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama, hence one of the most important monasteries in Tibet. Altitude 3800m. 

         After a stroll though the old city we depart for the two and a half hour drive to Gyantse. While approaching the small farming town we can clearly see the old fort that was captured by Young husband during his 1904 raid into Tibet. Here the main attraction is the Kumbum monastery with its extraordinary architecture. Altitude 3900 m. 

           This will be a long drive, but on the way we cross the Karo-la with the beautiful glacier, we see Yamdrok Tso which is named the Turquoise lake and cross the Kamba-la from where we descend to the main road which bring us all the way to Lhasa. Altitude 3650 m. 

             Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar etc. 

               Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.  

                 Early morning drive to Gonggar Airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

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                  Cost Details
                  Cost Includes
                  • Airport Pickup/ drop service
                  • Daily Breakfast
                  • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
                  • English speaking Tibetan guide
                  • Ground transport by jeep
                  • lasha to kathmandu by flight
                  • All the Government and local taxes.
                  Cost Excludes
                  • Insurance of any kind
                  • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance
                  Essential Information

                  Packing lists for 8 days Tibet Overland Tour

                  For 8 days Tibet Overland Tour, it is very important to be well prepared and pack the necessary equipment to ensure a safe and comfortable journey. We have listed some of the most necessary equipment to pack for 8 days Tibet Overland Tour:

                  • Necessary travel documents
                  • Lightweight pants, Full sleeve shirts/T-shirts,
                  • Waterproof and windproof jacket, down jacket
                  • Thermal innerwear, Extra pairs of socks, comfortable shoes
                  • warm cap, gloves, scarf
                  • Cell phone, camera, power banks, chargers
                  • Snacks and energy bars
                  • Moisturizer, lip balm, sunscreen cream, and other necessary skin care items
                  • Some necessary toilet items including small packages of tissues, wet tissues, a quick-dry towel, etc.
                  • Medi kits
                  • Extra cash
                  • Other necessary and personal valuable items

                  Accommodations during Tibet Overland 8 days tour

                  Tibet offers a diverse range of accommodations to meet various preferences and budgets. The places you will be staying on 8 days Tibet overland tour covers accommodations in hotels and guesthouses. Travelers can choose from luxurious options which provide top-class amenities to mid-range comfortable hotels. It will be enjoyable interacting with locals and their warm hospitality. The accommodations depend on the specific itinerary.

                  Meals and Drinks on 8 days Tibet Overland Tour

                  Our 8 days Tibet Overland tour package includes breakfast throughout the trip. As for dinner and lunch you have to pay on your own. Travelers will be delighted with varieties of cuisines and tasty foods and drinks in the tour. You can enjoy traditional Tibetan cuisine as well as Chinese cuisine. The foods are healthy and nutritious. You can find varieties of dishes like: Momos, thukpa, yak meat dishes, etc. Similarly there are varieties of hot and cold drinks such as: butter tea, Chang, milk tea, water, etc. Enjoy the varieties of foods and drinks with incredible scenery and friendly locals.

                  As for the drinking water, you can find bottled water, boiled water and water from natural sources like: river, tap, etc. It is recommended to use water purification tablet while drinking water from natural sources. Savor the taste of meals and drinks in Tibet and make your journey even more memorable.

                  WIFI, electricity facilities on Tibet Overland 8 days tour package

                  During the 8 days Tibet overland tour, facilities like WIFI, hot showers, etc are available at some places. If you are travelling in major cities and towns, you can easily find services like: internet and WIFI on hotels and guesthouses. You can find internet access through mobile data networks and Wi-Fi. While in remote regions you may not always have access to WIFI and if there is internet then it may not be much reliable. In most hotels and guesthouses, you will have electricity facilities and charging facilities for your electronic devices. The towns and cities generally have a stable electricity supply.

                  8 days Tibet Overland Tour Package Cost

                  Welcome Nepal Treks offer the 8 days Tibet Overland Tour package at a very reasonable price and quality services. We offer this splendid Tibet overland tour package at the cost starting from $1885. However, the cost of Tibet overland tour depends on the group size, duration and services basis. The cost includes all the transportation fees during the trip and everything mentioned in the package.

                  Risks during Tibet Overland 8 days tour package

                  The 8 days Tibet overland tour is a very safe trip but sometimes travelers may face some uncertain risks and challenges on the journey. Some of the risks you might face during the Tibet overland tour are mentioned below:

                  • unpredictable weather conditions
                  • risks of landslides and avalanches
                  • unforeseen accidents
                  • Carelessness
                  • Injuries and illness
                  • Solutions for the possible risks on Tibet overland tour
                  • To avoid the risks during 8 days Tibet overland tour here are some of the preventive measures you need to follow during your trip:
                  • Pack appropriate clothing and gear according to the weather conditions
                  • Stay well-hydrated
                  • Eat nutritious meals
                  • Follow the advice and instructions of your guide
                  • Be careful
                  • Stay positive
                  • Carry essential medical kits

                  Guides for 8 days Tibet Overland Tour

                  For the 8 days Tibet overland tour package you will need a professional guide to lead the tour. You don’t need to worry about the guide while doing the tour with Welcome Nepal Treks, as we provide the highly experienced and professional Tibetan guide to the customers. We have friendly, caring and English-speaking Tibetan guide for the Tibet overland tour. Our guide will not only lead the tour but also provide necessary information and history about the region in depth help you in need and make your trip memorable. It will be very much easier to explore the unknown places, interact with locals and learn their cultures with our knowledgeable guide. Make your trip memorable with friendly and caring guides!

                  Group Joining 8 days Tibet Overland Tour

                  If you are solo traveler and want to share the Tibet overland tour experience with other travelers then you can book our group joining 8 days Tibet overland tour and enjoy an unforgettable journey through the mystical landscapes of Tibet. This group tour offers a unique opportunity to interact with local Tibetan communities and experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Tibet's natural wonders with like minded travelers. Before joining, you can inquire about the group size, services included, and any additional costs and we will provide you information on departure dates, other details. The group tour offers an opportunity to maintain a friendly relation and helpful atmosphere throughout the trip.

                  Private 8 days Tibet Overland Tour

                  If you are travelling alone and don’t want to join groups and prefer personalized experience then you can book a private 8 days Tibet overland tour. Welcome Nepal treks arranges private Tibet overland trip at reasonable price. This personalized journey invites you to engage deep into Tibet's rich culture, spirituality, and stunning landscapes at your own pace. We will design the itinerary as per your special needs and requirements. The private tour allows you to have more flexibility in terms of itinerary, and the level of services. You will be enjoying breathtaking scenery and spiritual experience without any disturbance at peace.

                  Travel Insurance for 8 days Tibet Overland Tour package

                  Travel Insurance is mandatory while doing 8 days Tibet overland tour package. Welcome Nepal Treks recommend everyone travelling to Tibet to have travel insurance to protect themselves throughout the trip. You might face some unpredictable challenges during the tour. In such case, travel insurance can provide coverage for various unforeseen incidents and emergencies that may occur during the tour. Travel insurance helps for the coverage of medical services and emergency evacuation if needed. It will give you protection and peace of mind while travelling.

                  Tipping on the 8 days Tibet overland tour package

                  The tips are the reward in form of money or gifts to the services provider for their great work and services. Tipping is not mandatory while doing 8 days Tibet overland tour package. During your trip you will receive best services from a driver who ensures comfortable ride and a guide who will help you and provide you the best services throughout the tour. The tipping is not compulsory but is expected by the drivers and guides after providing you the best services in the tour. So, if you find their services good then you can tip them at the last day of the tour which will make them happy and encourage them to work even better. It is also a way to show that you are thankful for their hard work and services. Overall, tipping to the guides during 8 days Tibet overland tour completely depends on your wish/ choice.

                  This is Group Joining Tour package. If you want Private tour then it cost usd 2250 Per person. 

                  This is Private trip, If you want to have group joining trip it cost $ 1600 per person, please feel free and let us know for more details. 

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