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Overland Tibet Tours

  • Overland trip to Tibet is a perfect way to explore Tibet and a wonderful experience of a lifetime that you can't get anywhere else on earth. By taking overland adventure trip to Tibet, you can enjoy the unique scenery in secret places of Tibet and have a full insight of Tibetan culture.

  • Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour DAY 1 - 2: Kathmandu - Zhangmi - Nyalam
    DAY 3: Travel Shegar to Shigats 245km
    DAY 4 - 5: Travel Shigats - Gyantse - Lhasa
    DAY 6: Sightseeing tour in Lhasa
    DAY 7: Departure from Lhasa
  • Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour DAY 1 - 2: Arrive Lhasa - Sightseeing tour
    DAY 3: Lhasa to Shigatse via Gyantse
    DAY 4: Shigatse to Everest Base Camp
    DAY 5: Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu
    DAY 6: Zhangmu Kathmandu - End of Trip
TIBET AT A GLANCE
  • Tibet is one of the five autonomous regions in the China; it was admitted on September 1, 1965.
  • Provincial Capital - Lhasa, the "Holy City" and the "City of Sunlight".
  • Location - Situated in the southwest of China, on the Tibetan Plateau, the highest region on Earth. See the location map of Tibet.
  • Area 1,200,000 square kilometers. Making up 12.8% of China's area, Tibet is the second largest region of China after Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.
  • Bordering Countries Nepal, India, Sikkim, Bhutan, Burma. Map of Tibet and Nepal
  • Ethnic Composition 92.8% Tibetan, 6.1% Han, 0.3% Hui, 0.5% others
  • Religions - Tibetan Buddhism, Animism
  • Festivals - Tibetan New Year, Shoton Festival, Bathing Festival. Click to see more about the festivals celebrated in Tibet.
  • Geography Average Altitude Bounded by the Himalayan mountains to the south, the region sits on a high plateau at 4,000-5,000 meters (13,000-16,400 feet), resulting in its nickname "the roof of the world." Tibet Geography Map
  • Main Rivers Brahmaputra River, Nujiang River, Jinshajiang River, and Lancang River