Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour (Fly in - Drive Out)

Duration: 7 Days

Lhasa is a land of mountains, spirituality and Buddhism, a truly mystical place! And, Adventure club trek’s Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour (fly in-drive out) takes you to this land of Buddhist monks, Tibetan palaces, and breathtaking sceneries.

We take one of the most scenic flights in the world from Kathmandu to Lhasa with glimpses of the world's highest peak Mt. Everest along with the views of mountains like Kanchenjunga, Yandruk, Pumori and Makalu among others. The flight lands in Lhasa located at an altitude of 3,650m, one of the highest cities in the world.

Known as the administrative capital of Tibet, Lhasa has fantastic landscapes and rich culture and history. Lhasa means ‘‘Land of the Gods’’, it has numerous monasteries and temples. On the Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour-7, you can experience the way of life of the local people and visit historic monasteries, cultural heritage, and nunneries among other architectures. The most popular attraction in Lhasa is the Potala Palace.

Another exciting part of this trip is the drive from Lhasa to Kathmandu on the Friendship Highway that extends to the Nepal-Tibet border at Zangmu. While enjoying the regular twists and turns of the mountain road, we pass through meadows in the Himalaya surrounded by the fantastic views of Everest, Xispangm and (So you mountains).  After crossing the Friendship Bridge that joins Zangmu and Kodari, our representative from Nepal will pick you up and drive you until Kathmandu.

Adventure Club Trek has some Tibet trekking packages including Tibet to Kathmandu Tour 6 Days and Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour- 8 Days among others.

Trip Highlights:

  • Flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa with views of Mount Everest
  • Visit to Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace
  • Visit two of three great Gelug university Gompas of Tibet
  • Jokhang Temple, the most important and sacred temple in Tibet
  • Khumbum Stupa, a three dimensional mandala
  • View of the Yamdrok Lake and Kharola Glacier
  • Trip to Shigatse, the second largest city
  • Explore the Tashilhunpo Monastery

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa (3,650m)
  • Day 02: In Lhasa: Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, and Tibet Museum: 5-6 hours
  • Day 03: In Lhasa: Visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar: 5-6 hours
  • Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m): 325km, 5-6 hours’ drive
  • Day 05: Gyantse to Shigatse (3900m): 98Km, 2 hours’ drive
  • Day 06: Shigatse to Nyalamizhangn (3,800m)-441km, 7-8 hours’ drive
  • Day 07: Nyalamizhangn to Kathmandu (1,300m) - 164 km, 5 -6 hours’ drive
  • Trip Duration 7 Days
  • Destination Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty Easy
  • Trip Style Tour
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