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Kathmandu Lhasa Group Tour-8 days Cheap Kathmandu to Lhasa Group Tour

Cheap Kathmandu Lhasa group tour is an epic and amazing overland tour from Nepal to Tibet for budget travelers.This is one of the most popular overland tour in Asia. Kathmandu Lhasa Tour is perfect if you want to enjoy the natural, cultural and historical beauty of Tibet. Kathmandu to Lhasa budget tour drives on the scenic landscapes of Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Gyirong-Tingri-Shigatse-Gyantse-Yamdrok Lake- Lhasa. We are the best local tour agency, specializing for Kathmandu to Lhasa tour.  For booking, email us at or call or message on Whats App +977 9851023742.

Trip Facts

Tour Name: Kathmandu Lhasa Group Tour

Tour Duration: 8 Days

Tour Difficulty: Hard

Tour Season: April to December

Trip Altitude: 2300m- 5250m

Tour Cost: US$ 850-US$ 1050

Group Size: 4 - 16+ Pax

Tour Package: Budget Tour

Mode of Transfer: Jeep/Bus/Flight

Start/End of Tour: Kathmandu / Lhasa

Kathmandu Lhasa Tour is a 8 day small group, a budget overland tour to Lhasa Tibet from Kathmandu Nepal.

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  • 8 Days Itinerary
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Kathmandu Lhasa Group Tour is a budget group tour to Tibet. We drive across the Friendship Highway of Nepal and Tibet. This is an ideal tour for solo and small group travelers who would like to make Tibet Tour from Nepal at cheap price joining in a group of like minded people. Kathmandu to Tibet group tour will take five days to reach in Lhasa discovering important places like Shigatse, Gyantse and Yamdrok lake of Tibet on the way to Lhasa , two full days sightseeing tour in Lhasa visiting important historical and heritage sites in Lhasa such as Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Sera and Drepung monasteries. On days 8, we will leave Lhasa after completing Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour. At the end of this tour, you are free to fly back to Kathmandu and also possible to get on train to China from Lhasa.

Kathmandu to Lhasa group tour covers the distance of 1000 km. A very low price budget tour offers a scenic landscapes of Nepal and Tibet. The tour is a drive in and fly out from Lhasa to Kathmandu or any other cities of China. Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour will connect Nepal and China. Kathmandu Lhasa Tour includes all the highlights of Lhasa, high mountain passes, an amazing Yamdrok Lake and monastic center of Gyantse, Shigatse and Lhasa. Also offers a great views of world's highest mountain Mount Everest. In short, Kathmandu to Lhasa budget tour offers truly a spectacular views of the Himalayas, high mountain passes, ancient monasteries, fortresses and culture of Lhasa and Kathmandu.

On this Tibet Budget overland tour, we form a group of 6 to 12 people of collecting clients of different nationals. We depart Tibet overland tour from Kathmandu regularly on our fixed departure dates. This is normally drive in/flight out tour and vice-versa. It is not necessary fly back to Kathmandu from Lhasa at the end of this tour. It is also possible to take on train out from Lhasa to any cities of mainland China. You need to let us know regards this before Tibet overland tour. We will make you separate Tibet China paper group visa if you are taking on a train or flight to mainland China

Day 1: Kathmandu to Gyirong via Rasuwagadi (4200m, 170km)
Early morning departure from Kathmandu to Rasuwagadi, the newly open Nepal/Tibet border for 6/7 hours passing through villagers, river and waterfall with observing the great view of the Himalayas. Complete the immigration and continue drive to Gyirong. O/N there at guest house.
Day 2: Gyirong to Tingri/Lhatse(4350m, 244km)
Drive through the Nyalam passes at 3800m and continue via Lalungla pass (5050m) to Tingri or Lhatse. Highlights of this drive are the ever-present spectacular mountain scenery and the great Himalayas range of Jugal mountain range, Mt. Shisapangma (8013m), the highest peak in Tibet, Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m) and Mt. Cho-Oyu (8201m).
Day 3: Lhatse to Xigatse(3900m, 244km)
Drive to Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo monastery, the second largest monastery in Tibet and the seat of Panchen Lama. Overnight at hotel in Shigatse.
Day 4: Xigatse to Gyantse(3950m,90km)
Visit Tashi Lumpo monastery and Xigatse Bazaar in the morning and drive to Gyantse.Gyantse, lying 264 kilometers southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of the Nyang Chu River, is of historical significance. In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small kingdom. Today, Gyantse retains a deeply Tibetan character. The principle structures consist of a castle on a ridge overlooking the town and a walled monastic complex. The monastery includes the massive temple of Palkhor Chode and the great multi-chapel Kumbum stupa. These religious monuments, part of Gyantse's ancient monastic town, contain some of the most extraordinary works of art in Tibet.
Day 5: Gyantse to Lhasa(3650m, 264km)
Drive through Karo La pass at (5010m) and onto the Khamba La pass at 4794m. The former climbs two lofty mountains, the Nozing Khang Sa (7223m) and the Ralung (6236m). You will also see the wonderful Yamdrok Tso Lake known as Turquoise Lake and the Brahmaputra River as well as the ever-present views of the interesting and unusual landscape. Spend the night in a guesthouse or hotel in Lhasa.
Day 6/7: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour
Two full days sightseeing tour in Lhasa visit the important monasteries, palaces and heritage sites in Lhasa visit Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and other fascinating places in Lhasa.
Day 8: Lhasa to Kathmandu
After 90km drive from Lhasa city to Lhasa airport, fly to Kathmandu will give you an eyeful of mountains such Mt Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) and others. Those who want to go to mainland China, get train or flight from Lhasa.

Cost Included:

  • Twin sharing hotel accommodation in Lhasa,
  • Best available Hotel/Guest House enroot on BB basis,
  • All necessary transportation Kathmandu/Lhasa,
  • Sightseeing tour as per Tibet overland tour itinerary,
  • An English speaking Tibetan guide,
  • All entrance fee.
  • All Tibet travel permit

Cost not Included:

  • All expenses of personal nature,
  • Nepal visa Fee,
  • Lunch and Dinner during Tibet Tour
  • Travel Insurance,
  • Extra Charge for porters and transportation if the road block by landslide.
  • Airfare Lhasa/Kathmandu
  • Tibet/China visa fee and urgent visa charge.
  • Emergency evacuation.

Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipment with you for Tibet Overland Tour. The following trekking equipment and gears are recommended before Tibet Overland Tour. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased  in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Lhasa at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15 kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.


Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Lower Body:

Under Garments

Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)

Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp

Upper Body:


Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket


Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to zero DC

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags/Duffel bag

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag

Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)

Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)


Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Feminine hygiene products

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

Wet wipes (baby wipes)

Tissue /toilet roll

Anti bacterial hands wash




Trail Map/Guide book

Journal & Pen


Pencils and small notebooks

Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)

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