12 Days Tibet and Nepal Tour  |  12 Days

Tour to Tibet from Nepal

The world of Shangri-La-Tibet is a land of myths and mysteries. It is located in the Himalayan rain shadow area and the average elevation is more than 4000 meters. Tibet is also known as the roof of the world, which is rich in architecture, cultural heritages and historical palaces. 12 Days Tibet and Nepal Tour are designed for the travelers to visit mostly the cultural places, Monasteries, National Libraries, ethnic settlements, Tibetan festivals, Himalayan lifestyles and the central Lhasa tour through the overland trip via Kathmandu. The trip also combines the sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Bhaktapur.

12 Days Nepal and Tibet Tour Package begin from the Zhangmu, after a jeep drive from Kathmandu. It is a border between Nepal and Tibet. Then it drives through Nylam, Sigatse, Gyantse and reaches the Lhasa city. The trip includes several high passes as Nyalm pass (3800m), Lalung-La pass (5082m), Kora La Pass (5010m) and Kamba La (4794m). The wonderful views from the journey are Mt. Everest, Yarlung Tsangpo, Tibetan Himalayan ranges, the sacred Brahmaputra River, deserted landscape, rural Tibetan settlements and the surrounding panoramas. As the trip enters into the Lhasa, travelers are welcomed by array of prayer flags and numerous ancient Tibetan monasteries. The two days Lhasa sightseeing includes the historical Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar and several cultural heritages. The tour to central Tibet offers an opportunity to explore the historical sites and some secret rooms of previous leaders. It is a fantastic trip to Tibet with proper acclimatization. The trip bids farewell to Tibet and through the Himalayan flight it comes back to Kathmandu and drive to Nagarkot.

Nagarkot is a beautiful mountain, the hill near Kathmandu. The views of sunrise, sunset, and Himalayan panoramas, including Mt. Everest is incredible and awesome. On the returning trip to Kathmandu, it drives to the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a place that includes historical temples and architectures and finally returns to the Kathmandu. Good Vibe Adventure offers a guided tour in Tibet and Nepal in all the seasons. Let us organize your Tibet and Nepal tour package for the excellent services. Please, contact us for more information.

Trip Highlights of 12 Days Tibet and Nepal Tour

  • Scenic drive from Nepal to Tibet.
  • Surprising passes: Nyalm pass (3800m), Lalung-La pass (5082m), Kora La Pass (5010m) and Kamba La (4794m).
  • Visit the ancient Tibetan monasteries and galleries.
  • Explore the Tibetan civilizations.
  • Amazing Potala Palace, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Bazaar.
  • Historical monuments at Kathmandu and Bhaktapur.
  • Sunrise and sunset tour at Nagarkot

Outline Itinerary:

  • 1Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).Namaste and Welcome to Kathmandu. Representative of Good Vive Adventure greets you at the international airport. Then you will be transferred at the hotel. After check-in at the hotel, refresh and rest yourselves. We will briefly explain our tour program in the evening. O/N at Hotel.
  • 2Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Tour Preparation.After breakfast, we set out for guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath temple is the pilgrimage destination of Hindu devotees, lies on the bank of Bagmati River. It is a temple of Lord Shiva. Shiva Linga and It has got a place for cremation, where the dead bodies are burnt down. A great fair held here in Mahashivaratri. Boudhanath Stupa is a Buddhist pilgrimage site and the great Stupa in the Asia, built in the 17th century. It is surrounded by the resident of Tibetan Buddhist communities. You can feel the real sense of Buddhism around here. Swoyambhunath Stupa is also known as the Monkey temple, lies on the top of the hill. The golden temple on the hill top is followed by 365 steps which is significant in Buddhism. It is a good viewpoint of the Kathmandu valley and visitors can have the spectacular sunset views from here. Then we drive back to the hotel and prepare our upcoming trip. O/N at Hotel.
  • 3Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Nylam (4300m). 157kmAfter breakfast at the hotel, we drive through the Kodari highway to the Tibetan border Zangmu. The views are enticing of the landscape, River and the green hills. After completing custom procedures, we drive to the Nylam. O/N at Hotel.
  • 4Day 4: Drive to Lhatse. (4300m). 214kmToday, we drive to the Lhatse from Nylam for about 7-8 hours. It is a scenic drive, which crosses the fabulous passes as Nyalm pass (3800m) and Lalung-la pass (5082m). The views are awesome from these high passes of the snow capped Himalayas, including the highest mountain in the world- Mt. Everest. With the super scenic drive, we reach at Lhatse. O/N at Hotel.
  • 5Day 5: Drive to Sigatase (3900m). 244kmWhile driving to Sigatse from Lhatse, we visit the Sakya Monastery on the way. It is a significant monastery in Buddhism, which is an ancient Bonpo Monastery. We can see the seat of Panchen Lama on the other side of the road. Then we return to the main road and drive further to the Sigatse. The surrounding landscape is superb on the way. O/N at Hotel.
  • 6Day 6: Drive to Gyantse (3950m). 90kmIn the morning, we visit the Tasilumpo Monastery. It is an artistic and ancient Monastery in this region. Then we drive to Gyantse for 2 hours. After lunch, we visit the Khumbum Stupa, Phalkar Monastery that are situated on the surrounding of Gyantse. O/N at Hotel.
  • 7Day 7: Drive to Lhasa (3650m). 259 kmAfter breakfast at the hotel, we drive from Gyantse to Lhasa. The drive is wonderful that crosses two scenic passes of the Korala Pass (5010m) and Kambala (4794m) along with the Lake Yamdrok Tso. Crossing the Yarlung Tsangpo, the sacred Brahmaputra River and exciting scenes, we reach at the Lhasa. O/N at Hotel.
  • 8Day 8: Lhasa Sightseeing. Visit the Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum.After breakfast at the hotel, we set off for the sightseeing tour at Lhasa City. We visit the 15th century Potala Palace. We have an opportunity to explore the secret rooms of the historical rulers as the private room of the Dalai Lama. We can see the collections of ancient materials of Buddhists. Then we visit the summer palace of Dalai Lama known as Norbulingka Palace, which incudes the greatest man made garden in Tibet. Our last visit for today is the Tibet Museum, which is known as the National Gallery in Tibet. O/N at Hotel.
  • 9Day 9: Lhasa Sightseeing: Visit the Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar.It is our second day of Lhasa sightseeing. After breakfast, we go to visit the golden roof Sera Monastery, which is nicely decorated. Then we visit the 14th century Drepung Monastery, where several Buddhist monks are taking shelter. Another site to visit is the Jokhang Monastery, which is historical. After visiting around the Barkhor Bazaar, we back to our hotel and rest. O/N at Hotel.
  • 10Day 10: Fly to Kathmandu and drive to Nagarkot.After breakfast, we drive to the airport at Lhasa in the early morning. Then we fly to Kathmandu. It is a scenic Himalayan flight. After landing at Kathmandu, we drive to Nagarkot. It is a scenic drive, which offers the views of green hills, pine forest and Himalayan views. O/N at Hotel.
  • 11Day 11: Drive to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur.We wake up in the early morning today to view the breathtaking sunrise over the Himalayas. The mountain views of Everest range, Langtang, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Manaslu range are incredible. Then we return to the hotel, have breakfast and drive further to the Bhaktapur. We visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square and explore the ancient Hindu temples. Then we drive back to Kathmandu and rest. The whole afternoons is for shopping and visit around the local market. O/N at Hotel.
  • 12Day 12: Final departureToday, it’s your final day of the trip in Nepal. On your airport time, Good Vibe Adventure will bid farewell and wish for a safe journey. Or if you have extra activities in Nepal then we do the further trip.

Cost Includes

  • Transportation 
  • Tibet travel permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.

Cost Excludes

  • Client and travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Personal expenses such as a drink, tips&, etc.
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
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    I was introduced by my friend to Good Vibe Adventure. We met with Keshab, and booked the Tibet Overland Tour under the company. The trip to Tibet was very enjoyable, and although we had some minor complications with our hotel arrangements (which was not by any way the fault of Good Vibe Adventure), Keshab was very efficient in helping us get it settled. The service provided by Good Vibe Adventure is definitely one of the best, and the staff is genuinely concerned with each customers well being. Although I had unfortunately already booked my travel plans for Everest Base Camp and Pokhara under another agency before I came upon Good Vibe, Keshab still helped me out in whatever area that he could, and assured me that I could still contact him should I face any troubles during my travel. I intend to return to Nepal for trekking in the future, and without doubt Im definitely picking Good Vibe Adventure!

Trip Note

The given itineraries are temporary. We are ready to operate according to your interested itineraries also. Please, let us know about your desired plans.

  • Trip Duration 12 Days
  • Destination Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty Easy to Moderate
  • Trip Style Tour
  • Accomodation Includes with breakfast
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