Nepal Tibet Tours & Lhasa Kathmandu Tours
Travel alert: So far, Zhangmu Pass is not accessable because roads between Zhangmu and Kathmandu were collapsed due to the strong earthquakes of this year in Nepal. Feel free to contact for us to plan your Tibet trip.
Nepal and Tibet are great neighbors. They have much in common. Both of them situate on the Himalaya range; they are both proud of Buddhism culture; the peak of the world - Mount Everest locates on the border of Nepal and Tibet. At the same time, they have different traditions and customs. Travelers can explore different outstanding landscape, such as high plateau views in Tibet and great valley scenery in Nepal.
Choose one of the itineraries from our travelers favorite Tibet and Nepal trips below to uncover the mysteries of the Himalayas, with our local travel experts. All of the tours are customizable; tell us your needs, and we'll do the rest.
Lhasa Kathmandu Tour – small group, fixed departure!
Join this budget Tibet tour to explore the best of Tibet , and travel overland to Kathmandu, Nepal. Join the rolling sea of murmuring pilgrims as they wend their way up to the Potala Palace on your overland tour! You can also travel with the opposite route from Kathmandu to Lhasa, which is more flexible.(Lhasa + Shigatse + Everest + Zhangmu)
7 Days Join-in Lhasa to Zhangmu Overland Tour
Budget overland tour to Kathmandu from Lhasa via Shigatse
Highlights: Potala Palace, Yadrok Lake, Everest...
Price: $932check details
7 Days Lhasa Everest Zhangmu Group Tour
unique cultural experience and conquer the Mr.Everest
Highlights: Potala Palace, Tashilumpo, Everest...
Price: $963check details
Notes: Tour A and B both start from Lhasa to the border of Nepal but the former offers more choices of activities on 3rd day, and the Rongpuk Monastery of 6th day is a optional activity for tour A but a must-see for tour B. Tour B is a stable itierary and includes a dinner on 3rd day. While the tour C goes from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
Lhasa Mt. Everest Friendship Bridge (the border of Nepal & Tibet)
Mount Everest, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Yamdrok Lake, Potala Palace
This tour is specially designed for those who want to travel to Tibet from Nepal. It starts from the capital city of Nepal - Kathmandu, then goes northeastward to Lhasa. Highlights come along the way from beginning to the end. You will firstly go to have an exciting adventure on Mount Everest which is not very far away from Nepal side. Then you will travel to the Golden Triangle Destinations in Tibet - Shigatse, Gyantse and Lhasa.
Potala Palace, YamdrokLake, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Mt. Everest
After experiencing serenity in Kathmandu, most tourists are likely to choose mysterious Tibet as their next destination. Starting from the holy city Lhasa and experiencing the sacred Buddhist culture in the great monasteries, you will go on your trip in amazing Gyantse and Shigatse to get a better understanding of Tibet. Then comes the most expected destination – Everest, which is covered with snow all the year around. It is somebody’s lifetime dream to reach to the summit of the mountain.
Lhasa Friendship Bridge (the border of Nepal and Tibet)
Potala Palace, Yamdrok Lake, Palcho Monastery
A Himalaya adventure always sounds like an arduous journey, while we have to say it's easy to take. On this tour you will experience the majestic Himalayan mountain range while soaking in authentic Tibetan culture. You will visit the most impressive monasteries, most beautiful palace and most exotic street that Tibet has to offer.
Lhasa Mt.Everest Friendship Bridge (the border of Nepal and Tibet)
Potala Palace, Yamdrok Lake, Palcho Monastery, Mount Everest
This overland adventure is a deep exploration into exotic Tibet. You will begin your journey in Lhasa, the heart of Tibet, before crossing the 'Roof of the World' and finally arriving in lush green Nepalese valleys. Witness a beautiful sunrise at Rongbuk Monastery and enjoy unparalleled vistas of Mt Everest at its base camp. So make sure your camera is charged and be prepared to have your breath taken away.
Kathmandu Mt. Everest Lhasa
Mt. Everest, Tashilumpo Monastery, Yamdrok Lake, Samye Monastery / Potala Palace, Barkhor Street
Take this amazing overland journey across the roof of the world Himalaya. From the historical city of Kathmandu, travel overlandto Tibet high plateau - conquering the Mount Everest, wandering in peaceful Tibetan monasteries, take beautiful pictures of pure lakes, explore the birthplace of Tibetan civilization Tsetang. Your tour ends at the holy city Lhasa.
Getting to Nepal from Lhasa
The best way to travel to Nepal from Lhasa is by driving along the Tibet Friendship Highway (China Nepal Highway). It is the only international highway in Tibet, 934 km in length, starting at Lhasa, going through Shigatse, Lhaze, Tingri, Everest and Zhangmu, and ending at the defense highway of Kathmandu.
Usually, it takes 5-7 days to drive to the Friendship Bridge (the border of Nepal & Tibet) from Lhasa, and you will visit the most fascinating landmarks along the way, like: Mt.Everest, Parlkor Monastery...
By taking this itinerary, we do all the driving and organize all activities along the trip. You just sit back and enjoy this lifetime experience.
More about our Nepal Tibet tours?
Travel Permit: no matter where are you from, we guarantee your Tibet entry permit.
Tibet to Nepal or Nepal to Tibet? Usually, you are suggested to take the overland tour from Lhasa to Nepal, as it is much cheaper than from Nepal to Tibet.
Is our price competitive? Yes! Tibet Discovery Tours, the leading local tour operator, also has a long established relationship with local Nepal tour operators. We can guarantee you quality service at the best prices.
Top Things to Do in Kathmandu
1. Old Town Stroll around Kathmandu's medieval- like old town and soak up its atmosphere.
2. Durbar Square Appreciate the amazing architectural monuments of Durbar Square, an artistic and architectural tradition that rival's anything you'll find in the great cities of Europe.
3. Newari restaurants Dine in one of the city's superb Newari restaurants, with the accompaniment of traditional dancing.
4. Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bodhnath and Patan Take day trips to the nearby Unesco World Heritage Sites of Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Bodhnath and Patan.
5. Shop Shop till you drop in Thamel for cut-price books, backpacks, carpets and handicraft.