Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Motorbike Tour - 19 Days

Highlights

    • Motor Biking in High Himalayan route Kathmandu to kerung, Saga, Lake Manasarovar, Mount Kailash, Derapuk (The north face of Kailash), Everest Base camp, Lhasa and back to Kathmandu Nepal
    • Motor biking with professional crew, entirely backup transportation, professional mechanic with tool box, local guide and necessary arrangement  
    • Explore UNESCO heritage sites, typical cultural peoples, Tibetan villages, monasteries, temples, route of beautiful lakes, Mountains, highest passes and so on 

Lhasa Kailash Everest Base Camp Motor Biking Tour is exploring center Tibet to Western Tibet through base camp of highest peak and its natural paradise. Riding starts from Kathmandu Nepal. Ride to Nepal Tibet boarder Kerung, Saga, Lake Manasarovar, Kailash North face (Derapuk). Ride towards central Tibet and Everest Base camp after visiting holiest and remote place of Tibet - Mount Kailash Mansarovar region. The memorial ride is at high Himalayan road to Everest Base Camp of Tibet (5,200 miters). The oldest monastery, high passes, panoramic Himalayan views and scenic Tibetan plateau with settlement of unique cultural Tibetan peoples. Motor biking ride than to central Tibet toward Lhasa city through Shigatse and Tashilampo monastery. More than 72 kilometer beautiful Yamdrok Lake at the altitude of 4,441miter is also on the way of our riding tour. Explore major monuments in Lhasa city. Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Norbulinka palace, Sera monastery and ride at typical Tibetan streets. Trip at the end rides back to Kathmandu Nepal through same route. In the case of Nyalam immigration open, we enter from Kerung boarder and exit from Nyalam boarder or vice versa.

Motor biking tour is well managed with experience Tibetan guide, backup transportation, bike mechanic and all permission. The general tour itinerary is for 18 days including day of arrival and departure. Enough preparation days in Kathmandu, take your bike from bike shop and starts riding to Tibet through Nepalese mountain road. Group joining tour is also available with us if you are individual or less numbers riders.

Bike on Hire
We provide bike on rent for this tour. Bullet (Royal Enfield) 500cc is much suitable for this tour. Newly arrived Enfield Himalayan is another choice to rent. Renting cost is about 50 US Dollar per bike per day. There will be mechanic in entire tour. Back up transportation always follow during riding. The first day of riding is in Kathmandu valley to make you used with your bike. Tour enters direct at Lhasa also have options to hire bike in Lhasa. There are very limitations of hiring bike in Lhasa, so getting early confirmation is require. 

Documents require
Passport scan copy by email and your international license is the main documents we need to get Tibet permit. We also need blue book of the bike to get permit for bike. Ata least a month before, we apply for permission. Once you arrive at Kathmandu, we need original passport and a pp size of picture to get final approval (Tibet Visa) from Chinese embassy Kathmandu. Tour starts from Lhasa and end at Lhasa have different procedure of documentation.   

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and rest 1400 miters

Day 02:Day in Kathmandu for preparation of the Tour. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03:Ride towards Kerung Boarder. Riding from Kathmandu to Shyaprubesi (104km – 7/8 Hours). Overnight at Local hotel 1,300miters

Day 04:Ride to Nepal Tibet boarder Kerung by crossing immigration. (44km – 2 hours) Whole day at Kerung for acclimatization. Overnight at guest house 2,500miters

Day 05:Ride to Saga (230km – 5 Hours) overnight at guest house 4,550miters

Day 06:Ride to Lake Manasarovar (370km – 6/7 Hours) Overnight at Guest house 4,580miters

Day 07:Exploration tour near at Mansarovar and ride to Derapuk via Darchen (59 km – 4 Hour) Overnight at Guest house 4,900 miters

Day 08:Sunrise view of Mount Kailash North face. Drive back to Pariyang (260km – 7 Hours) Overnight at Guest House

Day 09:Motorbike to Tingri (255 km - 7 Hours) Overnight at Guest House 4,300m

Day 10:Motorbike to Everest Base Camp (5,200m) and ride back to Ronbuk Monastery. Overnight at Guest House 5,000m

Day 11:Spend easy morning at Ronbuk with the scenic view and ride back to Tingri. Overnight at Guest house

Day 12:Motorbike to Shigatse (220 km - 6 Hours). Overnight at Hotel 3900m

Day 13:Motorbike to Lhasa (270 km/ 7 Hours). overnight at Hotel 3,700m

Day 14:Day in Lhasa. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and walking around Tibetan streets. Overnight at Hotel

Day 15:Motorbike to Shigatse (270km - 8 Hours) Via Yamdrik Lake. Overnight at Hotel 4,000m

Day 16:Motorbike Back to Saga/ Tingri (320km - 9 Hours) Overnight at Guest House 4450m

Day 17:Motorbike Back to Kerung (230km - 6 Hours) Overnight at Guest House 2,900m

Day 18:Motorbike back to Kathmandu (124km - 8 Hours) Overnight at Hotel 1400m

Day 19:Trip End, Departure

Cost Includes

    • Arrival and Departure arrangement
    • Accommodation in Hotel and guest houses in twin sharing with breakfast
    • One day sightseeing in Heritage sites in Kathmandu with guide and entrance 
    • Tibet travel permit and visa
    • Self drive permit for motorbike
    • Immigration deposit for motorbike
    • Back up transportation in entire tour
    • Entrance fees in sightseeing as per itinerary
    • Government registered Tibetan guide
    • Motorbike Mechanic with tools box
    • Assist in hiring motorbike in Nepal
    • Arrangement of emergency evacuation in case of need
    • First aid tool
    • Company service charge and official taxes 

Cost Excludes

    • Lunch and Dinner in Entire tour
    • Bottled drinks including drinking water, bar bills
    • Cost of hiring motorbike and its fuel
    • Personal insurance
    • Personal medical expenses 
    • Personal equipment, bike gears
    • Cost of emergency evacuation in case of need
    • Charges of any damage in bike
    • Any tipping
    • Extra activities 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and rest 1400 miters Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick up you from international airport and transfer to Hotel. It is only 7 kilometers can takes 25 minutes drive to hotel from airport. Depend on your arrival time, we can also discuss about the trip same day and prepare your motorbike if time permits.

Day 2Day in Kathmandu for preparation of the Tour. Overnight at Hotel It is also day of getting final visa of Tibet. We need your original passport and passport size of picture to apply final approval of Tibetan visa from Chinese Embassy Kathmandu. Clients are proceeding to day tours in Kathmandu valley and final preparation of bikes. Text ride with your bike in Kathmandu valley. Visit several UNESCO heritage sites with professional guide and your mechanic.

Day 3Ride towards Kerung Boarder. Riding from Kathmandu to Shyaprubesi (104km – 7/8 Hours). Overnight at Local hotel 1,300miters First day of riding is short distance but takes longer time. It is driving through Shivapuri National Park, Trishuli Bazzar, Betrawoti, Dhunche and reach Shyaprubesi. Narrow mountain road but scenic with green dense forest along Trishuli River. Picturesque sights of the valley, waterfall, villages are on the way of riding. Shayprubesi is also entrance and exit point of famous Langtang valley trekking.

Day 4Ride to Nepal Tibet boarder Kerung by crossing immigration. (44km – 2 hours) Whole day at Kerung for acclimatization. Overnight at guest house 2,500miters From Shyaprubesi, short distance to Nepal Tibet boarder Kerung. After immigration formalities in both side of immigration, cross Nepal Tibet boarder. Drive 24 kilometers to Kerung, first Tibetan town. Whole days stay here for acclimatization. We also can involve in small hiking around hills which is helpful to adjust your body at altitude and ride around the small city

Day 5Ride to Saga (230km – 5 Hours) overnight at guest house 4,550miters550mitersExiting day of riding today to Saga town. Wide road in between vast Tibetan plateau and scenic landscape. The beautiful Himalayan views are seen on the way riding. Crossing several high passes altitude almost of 5,000 miters. Brahmaputra River all the way from Kailash and Mansarovar meet near at Saga town. Saga is semi modern Tibetan town facilities with good guest houses, basic guest houses, restaurants and shops.

Day 6Ride to Lake Manasarovar (370km – 6/7 Hours) Overnight at Guest house 4,580mitersDay of exiting seeing biggest and fresh lake in high altitude with stunning view of Mount Kailash. We cross Mayum La, the main checking post on the way of riding today. Before this several high passes almost five thousand miters altitude. Horchu, the place having simple guest houses at bank of the Lake, we stay overnight here. It also has option to hike Tsui monastery and walking around natural hot spring.

Day 7Exploration tour near at Mansarovar and ride to Derapuk via Darchen (59 km – 4 Hour) Overnight at Guest house 4,900 miters Manasarovar Lake and surroundings are good to explore at morning time with view of sunrise. Spend a morning time at bank of the Lake. Later, ride to Derapuk, the north face of Mount Kailash. First drive to Daarchen which is only 40 kilometers nice road. Darchen is the base camp of mount kailash. Rest of 19 kilometers are rough road. Enjoy golden view of the mount Kailash.

Day 8Sunrise view of Mount Kailash North face. Drive back to Pariyang (260km – 7 Hours) Overnight at Guest HouseEnjoy morning view of Mount Kailash north face with good sunrise. Start riding down to Darchen and Lake Mansarovar. Further ride towards Everest Base Camp. Ride up to Pariyang village today. Riding on the way find nomad settlement and small Tibetan villages. Observe daily work of Tibetan peoples, yak and ship pasture field and off course beautiful sceneries. Pariyang is small Tibetan town having very simple accommodation.

Day 9Motorbike to Tingri (255 km - 7 Hours) Overnight at Guest House 4,300m Ride in big and well paved road over highland of big Tibetan plateau. The Himalayas are stunning from high passes. Explore beautiful lakes and the local settlement with their daily unique activities. Tingri is unique Tibetan town from here, we can see Mount Everest view and other neighbor mountain peaks

Day 10Motorbike to Everest Base Camp (5,200m) and ride back to Ronbuk Monastery. Overnight at Guest House 5,000mIt is day of reaching at Base Camp of Mount Everest north side. Ride to there through Ronbuk monastery. Exploration and ride back to Ronbuk for overnight. Ronbuk is last tea house point near Everest Base Camp. Clear view of Mount Everest and other mountain can be seen from here.

Day 11Spend easy morning at Ronbuk with the scenic view and ride back to Tingri. Overnight at Guest houseMorning time spends with scenic view of Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks. Visit oldest Ronbuk monastery nearby. Latter ride back to Tingri via same road. It is high land riding and riding in rough road. So today is short ride and rest in-front view of Mount Everest and other peaks.

Day 12Motorbike to Shigatse (220 km - 6 Hours). Overnight at Hotel 3900mRoad from Tingri to Shigatse is main highway again. Crossing several high passes decorated with Buddhist prayer flags. Tibetan nomad live, beautiful Lakes and mountain. Shigatse is second largest city in Tibet. Visit Tashilampo monastery and overnight at hotel

Day 13Motorbike to Lhasa (270 km/ 7 Hours). overnight at Hotel 3,700mIt is again riding in the main highway. Route today is more greenery and scenic. We severally meet Lhasa River. more busy road with big lorry, bus and car. Reach at Lhasa and transfer to Hotel. Evening walk around the city and dinner place.

Day 14Day in Lhasa. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and walking around Tibetan streets. Overnight at HotelOur guide will lead you to visit major attraction. Visit major historical places in Lhasa. Visit Potala Palace - The palace of Dalai Lama, Jokhnag temple and walk around old city of Lhasa Barkhor Bazzar. back to hotel and overnight

Day 15Motorbike to Shigatse (270km - 8 Hours) Via Yamdrik Lake. Overnight at Hotel 4,000m Starts to ride back from today. Ride to second largest city of Tibet Shigatse. Beautiful Yamdrok lake with the view of Mount Nojin Kangtsang on the way. Passing several high passes get clear view of Tibetan Himalayas and giant glacier called Khorala glacier 7200 miter high. Shigatse is administrative center of west Tibet.

Day 16Motorbike Back to Saga/ Tingri (320km - 9 Hours) Overnight at Guest House 4450mDay riding to Saga, get way of Mount Kailash and lake Manasarovar. We left Shigatse region and enter Nagri region. The high mountain views are more stunning from on the way. Total riding is quite long today. Saga is another small city facilitated with guest houses, Tibetan, Chinese restaurants and shops.

Day 17Motorbike Back to Kerung (230km - 6 Hours) Overnight at Guest House 2,900m Riding towards Kerung boarder and towards Kathmandu Nepal. The first Tibetan town from Rasuwagadi Nepal. We stay overnight at Kerung before 24 kilometer from Nepal Tibet immigration.

Day 18Motorbike back to Kathmandu (124km - 8 Hours) Overnight at Hotel 1400mRide 24 kilometer from Kerung town to Nepal Tibet boarder Rasuwagadi. After immigration formality, ride back to Kathmandu via Shyaprubesi, Dhunche, Trishuli. It is quite long day riding in mountain road Nepal.

Day 19Trip End, Departure Day of ends this tour. Nepal Highland Treks drop you to international airport for your final departure. it is important to reach airport before 3 hours from original flight time

Trip Fact

  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Trip Grade Strenuous
  • Destination Tibet
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