Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Journey

‘journey on the roof of the world with scenic flight back to Kathmandu’

Trip Outlook:

Trip basis:                                On Hotel & Lodge.
Trip grade:                              Moderate with High altitude
Tibet duration:                        07 nights & 08 days.
Highest elevation:                   5, 220 m at Gyatso-la pass.
Seasons:                                  April to October.


Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours offer Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Journey, where you will be surrounded by cultural background with beautiful high peaks and amazing landscapes.

Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Journey leads to grand vista of Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), Ganesh Himal (7,405 m) Langtang Lirung (7,234 m),
Dorje Lakpa (6,980m/22,929ft) Mt. Gauri-Shanker (7,145 m) and Cho-Oyu 8,201 m / 26,906 ft, Shishapangma 8,013 / 26, 289 ft.

Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Journey includes acclimatization days to cope with the altitude and to continue higher around world largest and highest Tibetan plateau.

This trip starts with an interesting drive on Nepal / Tibet, China Friendship highway through town of Zhangmu, Nylam and towards high pass of Laylung-la at 5,050 m with mountain views and then towards Lhasa with Mt. Everest and Cho-Oyu views on drive.

Drive leads to Tibet and towards 2nd largest city at Shigatse seat of great Panchen Lama visiting the golden roofed Tashilumpo monastery after crossing highest point at Gyatso-la pass 5,220 meters, and then drive to beautiful Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tsho and finally over the last Khamba-la pass at 4,800 meter to reach Lhasa.

In Lhasa visit famous historical and cultural places and monasteries Drefung, Shera, Jhorkang Temple and busy old Barkor market square includes visit of famous Potala palace and then  return journey back to Kathmandu with a sweeping scenic flight to conclude this unique Kathmandu to Lhasa Overland Journey with great service of Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours.


Day 01:             Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 02:             In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.

Day 03:            Drive to Kodari and to Nylam 3, 600 via Zangmu – 06 hrs.
Day 04:            Drive to Shegar or New Tingri 4, 350 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05:            Drive to Shigatse 3,900 m – 05 hrs.
Day 06:            Morning tour of Tashilumtso and drive to Gyantse 3,950 m.
Day 07:            Drive to Lhasa 3,650 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08 – 09:     In Lhasa sightseeing tour of famous monasteries and palace.
Day 10:            Fly to Kathmandu an hour flight and transfer to hotel

Day 11:             International departure for home ward bound.

Extension trip within Kathmandu and beyond:
Para Gliding – Bungy Jumping – Cannoning – Rafting at Upper Sun-Kosi
(Bhote-Kosi) Trisuli River-Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park or tours in Kathmandu-Bhaktapur & Patan ( Lalitpur)

For more information and trip details please contact us:


Price Includes

  1. All pickup and drop from International airport.
  2. Twin sharing accommodation hotel in Kathmandu ( Breakfast included.)
  3. Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural show  dance performance in the evening before departure.
  4. All ground Transportation by Private Tourist Vehicle.
  5. English speaking government license holder tour guide in Kathmandu.
  6. All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
  7. Temple and monasteries entry Permit fees in Kathmandu.

The Tour Cost Includes in TIBET  :

  1. Tibet Permits and visa Applications.
  2. Accommodation twin Sharing Basis include Breakfast [B.B ].
  3. All transportation by vehicle for groups size.
  4. Monastery entrance fees.
  5. English speaking Tibetan guide per as the itinerary.
  6.  Sightseeing.

Price Excludes

  1. International Airfare.
  2. Lhasa to Kathmandu  flight air ticket price no includes this package sometimes change airfare so but we will arrange your Flight  Air ticket you need to pay separately .
  3. Any others expenses which are not mentioned above Nepal entry visa; you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days can be obtained by paying USD $ 40 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  4. Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet . ( you can eat verity Food in your choice)
  5. Travel Insurance.
  6. Personal expenses (phone calls, baggage charge, Bottle water laundry, bar bills etc.)
  7. All alcoholic and cold drinks.
  8. Tips for guides and Staff.
  9. Single supplement fee USD.$350
  10. Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control anything not included in service column.

Tibet has different climatic conditions so warm clothes are required during winter (pullovers or jackets) and in summer cotton clothes or light Jacket  are preferably better.

NOTE  :-

Foot and Shadows Walking Holiday Tours with extension trip in Kathmandu and beyond:
Para Gliding-Zip Flyer- Rafting Bhote Kosi River – Sun Kosi River- Trisuli River- ( Jungle Safari in Chitwan National Park and sightseeing tour in Pokhara  or short hike. )