Motor Biking in Tibet is known as riding in one of the mysterious land and beautiful places in the world. Our exclusive motorcycle tour offers you the opportunity to ride through stunning Tibetan landscapes while enjoying views of iconic landmarks such as beautiful and huge Lakes Yamdrok and Namtso. Explore world’s highest peak Mount Everest and reach up to its base camp. This journey is further enhanced by visits to some of Tibet's most valued Buddhist places including Jokhang Temple, Potala palace, Sera Monastery in Lhasa and Tashilampo in Shigatse. Walking in Barkhor streets of Lhasa. Your motor bike adventure in Tibet is sure to be a remarkable experience that will stay with you for years to come.
Day 01:Land at Tibet either in Airport of Lhasa or train station. Pickup and drop to the Hotel for overnight
Day 02:Day in Lhasa to visit Potala palace- Jokhang Temple- Barkhor Street and Sera Monastery. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 03:First day of Riding. Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake Karola Glacier and reach to Shigatse(365 KM) via Gyantse. Overnight at Hotel
Day 04:Ride Shigatse to Lhatse and to Tingri(240KM) near Everest Base Camp and Ronbuk monastery. Overnight at guest house
Day 05:Ride Tingri to Gyawu-La Pass and reach to Rongbuk Monastery, Everest Base Camp and return to Tingri(230KM). Overnight at Guest House
Day 06:Ride back Tingri / Xegar to Shigatse via Lhatse (240KM) Overnight at Hotel
Day 07:Ride Shigatse - Yangpachen and to Damxung?400KM?
Day 08:Ride Damxung - Namtso Lake - Yangpachen and to Lhasa (240KM). Overnight at Hotel
Day 09:Departure from Lhasa
- Scanned copy of the current and valid motorcycle license from your country
- Scanned copy of your passport and Chinese tourist visa. (If you work in China, you need to provide work visa and on-the-job certification
- Trip confirmation amount USD 1000 per person. can pay by online credit card system or bank transfer
Day 1Land at Tibet either in Airport of Lhasa or train station. Pickup and drop to the Hotel for overnightWelcome to Tibet, the Roof of the World. Your journey begins at Lhasa where you will be picked up by our tour guide at the airport or at Lhasa train station and escorted to the hotel. You will have the rest of the day to explore the city on your own and adapt to the high altitude. Suggestion is not to take bath and not to involve is strenuous exercise. Drink plenty of water and take liquid foods.
Day 2Day in Lhasa to visit Potala palace- Jokhang Temple- Barkhor Street and Sera Monastery. Overnight in Lhasa Visit Lhasa by car. We will start to apply the Tibetan temporary driving license for you in the morning. After that we start today’s Lhasa exploration with an exciting visit to iconic Potala Palace, regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the world. In addition, we will also visit Jokhang Temple which is considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism. Our trip will not be completed without walking Barkhor Street, the ancient route to circumambulate Jokhang Temple. The last site of the day will be the famous Sear Monastery, where you will have the opportunity to observe monks debating in a courtyard as they have done for hundreds of years.
Day 3First day of Riding. Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake Karola Glacier and reach to Shigatse(365 KM) via Gyantse. Overnight at Hotel Begin a thrilling motorbiking ride today from Lhasa. We will leave the hotel after breakfast and ride to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Along the way we will admire the sacred Yamdrok Lake located at an altitude of 4,400m. The deep turquoise water of this natural treasure creates a breathtaking panorama against its mountainous backdrop. Covering over 360 square kilometers, Yamdrok is the largest fresh water lake in the northern Himalayan Range surrounding area. As we continue our ride through the Tibetan plateau, prayer flags announce our arrival at Karola Glacier (5,045m.), a stunning white mass that can be seen up close due to its proximity to the road. From there we ride to the historical city of Gyantse than closer ride to Shigatse to overnight.
Day 4Ride Shigatse to Lhatse and to Tingri(240KM) near Everest Base Camp and Ronbuk monastery. Overnight at guest house Our day begins with a visit to the official seat of the Panchen Lama: Tashilhunpo Monastery, is the largest and most influential Gelug monastery in the Shigatse Prefecture. We will have the opportunity to walk the cobblestone valleys and visit halls and chapels in this culturally important site. Later in the day we head to Tingri and overnight
Day 5Ride Tingri to Gyawu-La Pass and reach to Rongbuk Monastery, Everest Base Camp and return to Tingri(230KM). Overnight at Guest House We start our morning ascent towards Everest Base Camp passing through villages where locals cheerfully greet us. We continue to the Gyawu-La pass (5,198m) from where we can admire magnificent views of Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Lhotse (8561m), Mt. Everest (8844m) and Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) in a breathtaking composition of jagged mighty peaks. Our ride then continues to Rongbuk Monastery, the highest monastery in the world, also it is the best observation point for the Mt. Everest. It is near Everest Base Camp ride-able road. Same way back to Tingri for overnight. Option to ride up to Xegar.
Day 6Ride back Tingri / Xegar to Shigatse via Lhatse (240KM) Overnight at Hotel We leave Tingri to retrace our previous route to Shigatse town. Stunning views of pristine
landscapes will accompany us throughout the day. Overnight hotel accommodations in Shigatse. If we have not visited Tashilampo monastery before we plan to visit today.
Day 7Ride Shigatse - Yangpachen and to Damxung?400KM?We will head all the way north after breakfast. We will first arrive at the geothermal city-Yangpachen where many fumaroles, hot lakes and warm swamp are widely distributed. We keep riding north and come to the land which is full of colorful flags-Tanggula Mountain Pass. Mt. Tanggula is the most famous guardian deity in Tibetan religion. It is also the load god of all holy mountains in the north grasslands. According to the legend, Mt. Tanggula and Lake Namtso are devoted couples. Keep riding north further, we will arrive at our destination for today-Damxung. Stay overnight.
Day 8Ride Damxung - Namtso Lake - Yangpachen and to Lhasa (240KM). Overnight at Hotel This morning we ride to Lake Namtso. We will firstly arrive the land which is full of colorful prayer flags—Tanggula view point and then pass the Nagen -La Mountain pass( 5190M). Our next destination is Namtso Lake which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso Lake seems like melting into the sky and with star-studded islands. After lake Namtso we back to the Lhasa Motorcycle rental company after we crossed Damxung County and Yangpachen. Our stuff will drive you to the hotel after the Motorcycles are be returned in garage.
Day 9Departure from Lhasa End day of your tour. Our guide and driver will present at your Hotel to drop you departure point. Either to Gonggar airport or to Lhasa train station. Flight from Lhasa (Gonggar) airport is connected with Kathmandu Nepal and many cities of mainland China.
If our fixed departure dates are not suitable with your date, let us know we will open new date for you in the case of private group.
Important health considerations
Participants with any of the following conditions, you should not travel to a high altitude area of more than 3,000 meters: