The mild and pleasant climate in central Tibet makes this area available for tourists year around. This route offers the epitome of Tibet with some of the most impressive visions: snow-capped mountains and holy lakes, splendid monasteries and palaces, original villages and unsophisticated people. With the better road conditions and accommodations along the way, it is now the most popular route.
Early morning scenic drive to Kodari(Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and start a short walk ( Approx.1.30hrs)ascending with porters to Zhangmu immigration and Nyalam(3700m)
Drive through to the highest plateau of the world, with the typical view of Landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over Nyalam Pass (3800m) and Lalunga (5050m), weather permitting breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan Ranges including Mt. Everest (8850m) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan Plateau.Overnight local guesthouse.
Continue scenic drive crossing over gyatchu la (5,200m), the highest pass in route to Lhasa via Lhatse
Morning sightseen to the Panchen Lama’s Tashihumpu & monastery, drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbuk stupa & Phalkor Monastery, overnight at hotel.
Full day picturesque drive crossing over karola (5010m), color full Yamdruk
lake and the Tibetan life line, river Brahmaputra (Yarlung Tsangpo)
Early morning drive to Gongar airport for departure, flight to Kathmandu.