Potala Palace in Lhasa Tibet
Potala Palace in Lhasa Tibet

Tibet Budget Tour - 8 Days

Highlights

    • Budget Tour to Tibet is grouping Joining Tibet Tour and departs every saturday from April to February month.
    • Overland Tibet tour as Budget Tibet tour via Kerung boarder Nepal
    • Visit major historical monuments, nature with the help of Tibetan guide and reach at view point of Mount Everest north face.  
    • Tour ends at Lhasa, have option to drive or fly to China or fly to Kathmandu Nepal 

Tibet Budget Tour is group joining Tibet tour runs every Saturday as fixed departure group from Kathmandu Nepal.  It runs from April to February month every year.  Tour enters as overland tour through Kerung boarder. The itinerary is including famous historical cities of Tibet - Lhasa, Shigatse and reach at Everest view point Tingri. The best season for this tour is month of April to November. Choose your private Tibet tour, make customize itinerary and choose your own date. Tibet permit and visa is possible with any group size. Nepal Highland Treks can suggest you best itinerary with reasonable cost.      

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Drive to Kerung (140 km – 7 Hours) cross Nepal Tibet boarder and overnight stay at Kerung Tibet 2,900m

Day 02:Drive to Tingri (225km – 7 Hours) and overnight at guest house (4,300m)

Day 03:Drive to Shigatse (244 km – 8 Hours) and overnight at Hotel 3,900m

Day 04:Drive to Gyantse after visiting Tashilampo monatery in Shigatse (90km – 2 Hours) Overnight at Hotel (3,950m)

Day 05:Drive to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake (262km – 6/7 hours) Overnight at Hotel 3,650m

Day 06:Sightseeing in Lhasa city. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at Hotel

Day 07:Second day sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit Sera monastery and Drepung Monastery. Overnight at Hotel

Day 08:Departure from Lhasa

Cost Includes

    • Tranporation from Kathmadnu to Kerung boarder 
    • Accommodations in twin sharing room in main cities of Tibet
    • Group sharing room one night at Kerung and Tingri near Everest Base Camp
    • Every morning breakfast
    • English speaking Tibetan guide in entire tour  
    • Comfortable transportation with driver
    • Entrance fees in sightseeing
    • Tibet travel permit and visa 
    • Airport or train staion drop at the end of the tour 

Cost Excludes

    • Lunch and dinner in entire tour
    • Flight ticket or train ticket to China from Lhasa or flight ticket to Kathmandu 
    • Chinese visa if you are entering Tibet from mainland China
    • Personal goods, personal expenses
    • Emergency evacuation is case of need
    • Medical expenses and insurance
    • Any tipping 

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Drive to Kerung (140 km – 7 Hours) cross Nepal Tibet boarder and overnight stay at Kerung Tibet 2,900mGather at Thamel and start driving early in the morning. 7 Hours driving is through Galchhi – Trisuli - Betrawoti – Dhunche and Shyaprubesi road. The scenic drive through local villages and Langtang National Park. Walk about 20 minutes with your luggage to cross Nepal Tibet immigration. Meet Tibetan guide and drive to Tibet site of Kerung and overnight.

Day 2Drive to Tingri (225km – 7 Hours) and overnight at guest house (4,300m) Driving today is through highest plateau of Tibet with scenic mountain views including Mount Everest, Xishapangma and Cho Oyu as well as beautiful Peikhu Tso Lake at 4,600 miters. Reach at Tingri and enjoy evening view of Mount Everest north site.

Day 3Drive to Shigatse (244 km – 8 Hours) and overnight at Hotel 3,900m It is driving via scenic mountain and beautiful lakes. Driving route pass several high passes including highest one Gyatshu La (5,200m). Shigatse is second largest city in Tibet and administrative center of west Tibet. Walk around the city and overnight

Day 4Drive to Gyantse after visiting Tashilampo monatery in Shigatse (90km – 2 Hours) Overnight at Hotel (3,950m) After breakfast in Hotel, visit Tashilampo Monastery in Shigatse. Monastery is located in the hill of city and founded in 1447 by first Dalai Lama. Short drive to Gyantse and visit Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Walk around and stay overnight.

Day 5Drive to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake (262km – 6/7 hours) Overnight at Hotel 3,650mDrive to Lhasa from Gyantse is picturesque via several highest pass of Tibet. Karola Pass of 5,010 miters, Khambala Pass of 4,749 miters from where you can view panoramic mountain in the day of clear weather. Beautiful Yamdrok Lake on the way is another highlight today. Reach at Lhasa and transfer to Hotel.

Day 6Sightseeing in Lhasa city. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar. Overnight at Hotel Our 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 7Second day sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit Sera monastery and Drepung Monastery. Overnight at Hotel After breakfast in Hotel, drive to visit Sera Monastery, university of Tibetan Buddhist and it is house of over 3000 monks. You can explore activities of monks around. Another visit is Drepung monastery, is one of the "great three" Gelug university gompas of Tibet. The other two are Ganden Monastery and Sera Monastery. Back to hotel and free time

Day 8Departure from Lhasa Final departure from Lhasa. Drop either to Gonggar Airort or Train station of Lhasa. peoples may choose to go mainland china from here or fly back to Kathmandu Nepal. It also have option to drive back kathmandu Nepal via same route.

Departure Dates

We have every Saturday departure tour from Kathmandu Nepal overland via Kerung boarder. For final visa purpose, you should come to Nepal to handover original passport. We need your original passport before 2 days from trip starting.   

Useful Info

Tibet permit procedure takes long days. We need passport copy at least 15 days before of trip departure date and need your original passport 3 days before the tour depart. 3 days time is fully working days accept any official holiday of Chinese embassy 

Trip Fact

Starting Price
US$ 795.00 (Per Person)
INR₹ 51000.00 (Per Person)
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Tibet
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