This 13 days Nepal to Tibet motor bike tour is started from Kathmandu which is the capital city of Nepal and it is one of the most popular gateway cities to Tibet. In order to get China visa, you will be spending 3 days in Kathmandu, visiting around the Kathmandu valley. Once you get China visa, you will be driving motor bike from Kathmandu to Kyirong border which is the newly opened border between Tibet and Nepal after a badly damaged earth quake in Nepal. Prior to the earth quake, all the tourists traveled through Dzangmu border and it was much easier and closer to each other.
The road from Kathmandu to Kyirong border is not in a good condition and it takes you around 8-9 hours drive eventhough the distance is only 150km. Nepalese call the border as Sybrubisy border which is close to the Langthang national park in Nepal and it is a very famous trekking destination in Nepal.
You will be driving through hill side and forested landscape, finally reach Sybrubisi at Nepali side and Kyirong at Tibet side, cross the border and then continue to Kyirong town at the distance of 20km. The road condition at Tibet side is extremely nice and wide.
This beautiful 13 days Nepal to Tibet overland motor bike tour take you to explore the most beautiful overland tour along the great Himalayan mountain range such as a great view of Mt Everest, Mt Jo Oyu, Shisha Bangma etc and beautiful Tibetan villages and it’s people. You will be driving through friendship highway and then to Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet and the seat of the Penchen Lama, continue driving through Gyantse town with it’s beautiful large fertile land and Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa, Giant Noejin Kangsang snow mountain and it’s beautiful glacier, the most beautiful and turquoise colored Yamdrok lake, passing by through, finally reaching Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet and the cultural center of Tibet. After visiting Lhasa around including the most famous Potala Palace, Jokang temple which are the world heritage cultural site.
After visiting the most important cultural sites of Tibet, you will be driving to Namtso lake, located at northern part of Tibet and it is the most beautiful lake on the northern plateau and the tourists gave it a new name call sky lake since it is extremely big and blue located on a very high plateau at the elevation of 4718m. Visiting Namtso lake and the most beautiful Nyenchen Thangla mountain range which is the largest mountain range next to Himalayan mountain range. From Namtso lake, you will continue driving to Shigatse through northern route along the Brahmaputra river, continue driving towards Everest base camp. Crossing several different 5000m high mountain passes and from the top of the Pangla pass, you will have a fantastic view of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Jo Oyu, Shisha Bangma. The view is extremely beautiful and unique. Continue driving to Chozom village, which is the place where there is a newly established conservative bus checkpoint so from there, you can not drive the motor bike to Rongbuk monastery since all the vehicles, will have to leave at the checkpoint and take the Everest electronic conservative bus to Rongbuk monastery at the distance of 20km.
From Rongbuk, you will walk around 15 minutes distance to the Everest base camp and enjoy the most beautiful view of Mt Everest.
Spending overnight in Rongbuk monastery, you will see the most beautiful view of Mt Everest with sun rise and sun set. Continue driving back to Kyirong border and back to Kathmandu with a great joy and happiness of Nepal to Tibet motor bike tour. The best time to book Nepal to Tibet motor bike tour is in April, May, June, September and October. to get more detailed information of the Tibet motor bike tour, please visit: https://shambhala-adventure.com/package_activity/motorbike-tour/
|Days||Trip Outline||Daily Activity||Accommodation||Guide & Driver||Meal|
|01||Kathmandu or Sybrubisi border-Kyirong town(2800Mts/ 168Km from Kathmandu, 8-9 hours ride/ Sybrubisi to Kyirong town, 20km, 1 hour ride )||Kathmandu valley-Sybrubisi border-Kyirong town||Phuntsok Rebsal Hotel or similar||Local Tibetan|
|02|| Kyirong-Pekutso-New Tingri, known as Shegar. ( 4050Mts/270Km, 6 hours ride )||Kyirong town-Mila Repa cave-Pekutso lake-view of great Himalayan mountain range-view of Everest-New Tingri||Tibet roof of the world garden hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|03||Shegar-Shigatse ( 3900Mts /240Km, 6-7 hours ride )||Gyatso la and Tsola pass-beautiful Tibetan villages||Mansarovar hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|04|| Shigatse-Gyantse ( 3950Mts/90Km, two hours and 30 minutes ride )||Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery- Gyantse town-Palchoe monastery-Kubum Pagoda stupa||Yuthok Tibetan hotel new wing or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|05||Gyantse-Yamdrok lake-Lhasa ( 3650Mts/270Km, 6 hours ride )||Noejing Kangsang snow mountain-Karola glacier-Yamdrok lake-Lhasa city||New Mandala hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|06||Sightseeing tour in Lhasa by van or bus or by walk ( 10km for the day )||Visit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar||New Mandala hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|07||Sightseeing tour in Lhasa by van or bus ( 30km for the day )||Visit Drepung and Sera monasteries.||New Mandala hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|08||Drive Lhasa-Namtso lake (4718Mts/ 250Km )-Damxiong county (4200m/290km, 7 hours ride ).||Lhasa-Qinghai Tibetan high way-Tibetan nomad camp on the grassland-Namtso lake||Pema hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|09||Drive Damxiong county-Yampachen-Nyemo county-Tadruka ferry-Shigatse ( 3900m/335km, 7-8 hours ride )||Damxiong county-Yampachen hot spring-Nyenmo county-Brahmaputra river-Shigatse||Mansarovar hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|10||Drive from Shigatse to Sakya monastery (4050Mts/ 150KM, 4 hours ride )||Shigatse-Tsola pass-Sakya monastery||Yuanfu hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|11||Drive from Sakya-Drangthang-Shegar-Chozom conservative bus entry checkpoint. ( 4950Mts/260Km, 6-7 hours ride )||Sakya monastery-Drila pass-Pangla pass-great view of Mt Everset-Lhotse-Makalu-Everest Base Camp||Monastery guest house||Local Tibetan||BB|
|12||Drive from Rongbuk to Kyirong town. ( 2800m / 270Km, 6 hours ride )||Everest base camp-great view of Mt Everest-old Tingri-Pekutso lake-Gungthang la pass-Kyirong town||Phuntsok Rebsal hotel or similar||Local Tibetan||BB|
|13||Drive to Sybrubisi border ( 20Km, one hour ride ) and then continue to Kathmandu. (1300Mts/150Km )||Kyirong town-Sybrubisi border-Kathmandu||Hotel on your own||Local Tibetan||BB|
- Accommodation as mentioned in the Tibet tour program above
- All entry fees to the sites and monasteries mentioned in the Tibet tour program
- Breakfast for entire tour
- All necessary Tibet tour entry and road permits
- All necessary Tibet motorbike permits
- Temporary motorbike driving license
- Temporary motorbike plate number and license
- Royal Enfield motor bikes
- Motorbike permits from China custom
- Motorbike fuel
- Motorbike mechanic
- Yamdrok lake conservation fee
- Karola glacier conservation fee
- Tibet Everest conservation fee for all members, guide and vehicle
- Tibet Everest basecamp electronic conservative bus fee for all members, guide
- Tibet tour transportation by one good conditioned mini van or bus according to the group size
- One local English speaking Tibetan travel guide
- Oxygen incase needed
- Both international and domestic flight ticket
- Lunch and dinner
- China visa fee
- Service of Nepal side
- Nepal visa fee
- Motorbike insurance
- Damage or loss of the motor bikes will will have to covered by client themselves
- Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
- Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc