7 Nights 8 days Kathmandu Lhasa Overland Tour via Kerung is one of the popular travel itineraries in Tibet. The approx 1000Km friendship Highway between Lhasa and Kathmandu in Nepal is a classic overland journey and easily the most popular travelers’ route.
The trip starts from Kathmandu and drives through the Rasuwagadi Kerung route (150KM). After finishing the border formalities at Kerung border crossing; you will be met by Tibetan guide and proceed your trip to Tibet officially. The 7 nights 8 days Kathmandu Lhasa overland Tour goes thorough Tingri county with a wonderful view of Mt. Cho oyu. A drive to Shigatse and visit of impressive Tashilhunpo Monastery and Khumbum and Phalkhor monasteries in Gyantse will take your breath away. From Gyantse you can head straight to the coiling scorpion-lake of Yamdrok-tso.
The Lhasa sightseeing for two days give you another impression of Tibet. There’s enough to see in and around Lhasa; Highlights includes the Potala Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Pilgrimage circuit. The huge monastic institutions of Drepung and Sera lie on the edge of town.