Nepal to Tibet Tour
Nepal and Tibet are neighboring countries with distinct and fascinating religious cultures. The border between the two countries is home to Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, which draws numerous visitors annually who seek its awe-inspiring beauty. Additionally, Nepal and Tibet boast diverse landscapes that reflect their varying geographical features. As a result, many tourists choose to visit Tibet after exploring Nepal, where they can witness the mystery and grandeur of the Tibetan plateau, a stark contrast to the lush, oxygen-rich jungles of Nepal.
Traveling from Nepal to Tibet is relatively straightforward. The simplest way is to take a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Flights between these two cities run daily and take approximately 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can embark on an overland journey along the Nepal-Tibet border, which offers stunning views of the Himalayas along the famous Sino-Nepal Friendship Highway.
Nepal to Tibet Tour by Overland
Travelling by land from Nepal to Tibet is a frequently chosen option by tourists. During the journey, one can catch a glimpse of the stunning Gyirong Valley that lies across the border, followed by a scenic drive along the famous Friendship Highway that offers an up-close view of the picturesque Himalayan mountain range. As part of this adventurous tour, the Everest Base Camp or Mt. Kailash can be an exciting destination to visit.
How to plan a Tibet tour?
Most travelers start their tours from the capital Lhasa where you can take 3-4 days to acclimatize high altitudes and explore the highlights of Lhasa city. Then you can spend 1-2 days to visit Lhasa's surroundings, such as Namtso Lake, Ganden, Tsetang, Yamdrok Lake, etc. To visit further regions of Tibet, you can add 2-3 days trip to Nyingchi to see the stunning scenery, 2-3 days to explore the cultural destinations Gyantse and Shigatse, 3 or 4 days to Mount Everest. It totally depends on your dates and interests.
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