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Overland Tibet Road Trip

Trip Rating


Days/ Duration

15 nights 16 days

Tour Style

Jeep Tours

Group Size

08 to 14 pax people


April to October



Meeting Point


Skill Level



Hotels / Homestays / Guesthouse



Starting From Heart



Embark on the adventure of a lifetime with Planet Way Round’s meticulously crafted road trip to Everest Base Camp. This unique journey seamlessly blends the thrill of a road trip with the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Himalayas. As you set out on this expedition, the scenic route takes you through picturesque villages, winding mountain roads, and breathtaking valleys, offering a perfect blend of cultural immersion and natural wonders through Nepal & Tibet

Planet Way Round’s expertly curated itinerary ensures an unforgettable experience, combining the comfort of well-equipped vehicles with the rugged charm of the Himalayan terrain. Traverse through remote areas, allowing you to witness the authentic local way of life and savor the rich traditions of the region.  Join this extraordinary journey with like-minded explorers, and create memories that will last a lifetime on the road to Everest Base Camp.



Total Drive – 2500 Kms approx from Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Trip Duration : 15 Nights /16 Days.
In Nepal : 05 Nights/6 days     
In Tibet : 10 Nights/11 Days
Drive Type : Advanced 
Highest Altitude : 5416 meters
Drive Start Point : Kathmandu
Drive End Point : Kathmandu
Accommodations : Hotels & Resort
Landscapes : Varying from temperate valleys to snow-clad mountains
Country : Nepal & Tibet (China)


Day 01 | Arrive in Kathmandu (1400 meters) / Welcome Dinner.
Day 02 | Visa Processing Day and Sightseeing
Day 03 | Visa Processing Day and Sightseeing
Day 04 | Drive Kathmandu to Syabru besi.
Day 05 | Drive Syabrubesi to Kyirong Town (2700m/24kms/1hr).
Day 06 | Drive Kyirong Town to Tingri via Paikutso Lake (4300m/270km/8hrs).
Day 07 | Drive Tingri to Shigatse (3850m/300km/7hrs)
Day 08 | Drive Shigatse to Lhasa (3600m/270km/6hrs)
Day 09 | Lhasa sightseeing at Potala Palace.
Day 10  | Lhasa sightseeing Jokhang temple /Barkhor street.
Day 11   | Drive Lhasa to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake & Karola Glaciar.(4050m/270km/8hrs)
Day 12   | Drive Gyantse to Shegar. (4300m/330km/7hrs)
Day 13   |  Drive Shegar to Tashizom (50km/3hrs) and Drive-Eco bus to Rongpuk an excursion to   EBC (80km/2hrs) and Ride to Tingri (4300m/75km/3hrs)
Day 14  | Drive Tingri to Kyirong via Paikutso Lake (2700m/270m/8hrs)
Day 15   | Drive Kyirong Town to Kathmandu (1310m/140kms/6hrs).
Day 16   |  End of the trip in Kathmandu 

Thing to do extra

*Drive to Everest Base Camp
*Cultural sightseeing in Kathmandu

Food and Meal

Meals – Breakfast & Dinner are included.

During this tour, you will be served Breakfast & Dinner at the place of stay.

Type of stay

Accommodations is provided in a Mix of  4* / Good 3* + Guesthouses and Home stays for the duration of the tour.

Getting there


We start and ends in  Kathmandu.

For those arriving by flight you can fly directly into Kathmandu airport ( Tribhuvan International Airport ).

For those driving in from Indian taking their own self drive vehicle for the tour, you have to reach Kathmandu for start of the trip.

Skill level(s) required for this tour

*can drive for 7-8 hours
*average driving experience in mountains.
*little assistance required
*comfortable with extreme curves and leans
*average experience with unsurfaced roads
*steep ascents and descents
*Option of taking driver for tour is also available.

Including the package cost

  1. Accommodation for 15 Nights stay during the tour  ( 5 nights in Nepal & 10 Nights in Tibet )
  2. Daily Breakfast & Dinner for duration of the tour.
  3. Accompanying Planet Way Round team from Kathmandu till Kathmandu
  4. Accompanying English-speaking Tibetan guide for the entire trip
  5. Porter at the Kyirong (Tibet border) to transfer the baggage from the Nepal side to the Tibet side and vice versa pre and post-Tibet Tour.
  6. Visa Fee for Tibet, Documentation for Tibet travel permit, and a special permit for Everest Base Camp.
  7. Permit for Vehicles entry into Tibet and the Everest Base Camp region in Tibet, PRC.
  8. Entrance fee for sightseeing in Lhasa.
  9. Comprehensive medical kit.
  10. Oxygen Cylinder for emergency use.
  11. Things to carry list

Not including the cost


  1. Stay for extra days if any ( we can make bookings for you )
  2. Flights to the destination.
  3. Extra food Like Starters / drinks etc
  4. Any damage/fine/ cost.
  1. Sightseeing tour in Kathamdu
  2. Nepal entry & and re-entry visa fee.
  3. Personal insurance and evacuation charges
  4. Insurance against or for accidents/loss of life, loss of goods, etc.
  5. Third Party Insurance for your vehicle.
  6. Any damages /fine/ Insurance
  7. Toll Tax if any.
  8. Fuel for vehicle.
  9. Custom duty for Vehicles entering Nepal from India.
  10. Any kind of personal expenses or optional tours, extra meals, starters (Alcoholic, Mineral, Soft Drinks, Aerated) etc.
  11. Extra guide fee, Camera & Video fee ,Tips, Insurance, Laundry, Phone
  12. Any activity apart from mentioned ones.
  13. Any cost arising out of unforeseen circumstances like damage accruing from land blocks, bad weather etc.
  14. Any medical expenses incurred during the trip or travel insurance
  15. Anything not mentioned in inclusions
  16. Insurance for or against accidents, loss of life, theft etc.
  17. GST extra ( 5% ) on billing + TCS as per slab
Applicable cost with Own SUV USD 5960 Per pax on twin / Double share basis or room
Applicable cost with seat in 4×4  vehicle  

USD 7160 Per Pax ( 4 people sharing 01 vehicle ) and stay on twin share basis or room ( vehicle – Toyota Parado / Land Cruiser in Tibet & Mahindra Scorpio in Nepal )


Single Room Supplement


USD 1150

Vehicle Entry permits for Tibet  USD  825 per vehicle ( Only for Self Drive private vehicles not applicable for people travelling in Taxi ) 

GST extra on billing ( 5% ) + TCS as per slab


In Case of Visa rejection by Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu or by Tibetan Authorities at Tibet entry refund will be issues only a 50% of the tour cost , and for Vehicle entry fee there is no refund.


15 Nights / 16 Days



Tour's Location



Can you drive to Tibet
The answer is YES. Currently, there are five major routes to drive to Tibet. Driving to Tibet is one of the most thrilling adventures in China, and there is nothing like the exciting drive across the Tibetan plateau to Lhasa to get your adventurous nature flowing. In this tour we take the route from Kathmandu to Lhasa
What is your cancellation policy?
In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/ unavoidable reasons we must be informed in written. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive mail in written and cancellation charges would be as follows:
• Once the booking is confirmed – 25% of the tour/service cost.
• 15 days prior to arrival – 50% of the tour/service cost.
• 07 days prior to arrival – 75% of the tour/service cost.
• Less than 72 hours or no show – NO REFUNDS
Can you send us the final itinerary before we book the tour?
Yes we always send the tour program before you book.
Note - as we travel in the Himalayas at time if necessary we have to make changes in the itinerary due to snow fall / road closure or any other natural calamity that is beyond our control.
How do we communicate with other team mates when where is no mobile signal en-route
We provide walki-talki sets for communication to all travelling vehicles, so there we can have uninterrupted communication.
Is basis first aid available with the team
The accompanying team carries with it basis first aid, Oxygen for emergency use

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