TIBET / Himalayan Highlights - Everest & Kailash

Embark on a breathtaking journey that spans the majestic peaks of Everest and Kailash, beginning in the bustling streets of Lhasa and culminating in the vibrant city of Kathmandu. This "Himalayan Passage" tour offers travelers an immersive experience into the spiritual and natural wonders of the region. From the sacred rituals at the Saga-Dawa Festival and the awe-inspiring vistas of Everest Base Camp to the ancient monasteries and the shimmering waters of the Manasarovar Lake, we will be captivated by the profound beauty and deep-rooted traditions of the Himalayas. As the journey unfolds, we will not only cross majestic mountain passes and explore hidden valleys but also connect with the warm-hearted Tibetans, making this expedition a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

At a Glance ...

Best traveltime May to June
Start/Finish Lhasa / Kathmandu
Duration 21 travel days
Distance covered Approximately 2,500 mi / 4,000 km
Day rides Varies from 70 km to 730 km
Roads Mix of tarmac, gravel, and mountainous terrains
Highlights Lhasa, Everest Base Camp, Kailash, Saga Dawa Fest, Guge Kingdom, Manasarovar Lake
Accommodation Hotels, guesthouses, and monastic lodges
Cultural Experiences Tibetan monasteries, Himalayan vistas, local festivals, and traditional rituals
Physical Challenge High-altitude trekking and mountain passes
Important VISA for China and Nepal. Tibet Permit will be arranged by the tour operator.
Upcoming tours ...

TIBET / Lhasa to Kathmandu via Everest & Kailash / May 2024


Rider 4.250 € | Co-rider 3.750 € | Single room supplement 620 € This epic journey is a reinvented Tibet overland tour that takes us from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Mt. Everest Base Camp and the holy Mt. Kailash during its biggest festival Saga Dawa.

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TIBET / Kathmandu to Lhasa via Everest & Kailash / June 2024


Rider 4.250 € | Co-rider 3.750 € | Single room supplement 620 € This epic journey is a reinvented Tibet overland tour that takes us from Lhasa to Kathmandu via Mt. Everest Base Camp and the holy Mt. Kailash.

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Lhasa to Kathmandu via Mt Everest and Mt Kailash Motorcycle Tour

Day 1 Arrival in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan. Transfer to the hotel with the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2 Chengdu License Day: Eye test and briefing on driving in China to ensure a safe journey ahead.
Day 3 Flight from Chengdu to Lhasa. Explore Lhasa's old town and circle the Jorkhang Temple, a testament to Tibetan faith.
Day 4 Acclimatize in Lhasa: Wander the old town, visit Sera or Drepung Monastery, and marvel at the illuminated Potala Palace in the evening.
Day 5 Travel from Lhasa to Gyantse, passing the Yarlung-Tsampo River and the breathtaking Yamdrok Lake. Conclude the day in Gyantse.
Day 6 From Gyantse to Shigatse: Dive into Tibetan culture by exploring Gyantse and visiting the Kumbum Stupa. Later, arrive in Shigatse, Tibet's second-largest city.
Day 7 Travel from Shigatse to Shegar, visiting the Tashilunpo Monastery and riding to the Gyatso Pass. Witness the majestic Mt. Everest and Cho Oyu from afar.
Day 8 Journey from Shegar to Everest Base Camp. Visit the Rongbuk Monastery and, if lucky, enjoy clear views of Everest's peak.
Day 9-10 Travel from Lao Tingri to Manasarovar, passing the stunning blue Pelkhu Tso lake and experiencing the vast Tibetan landscapes.
Day 11 Partake in the Saga Dawa Festival at Kailash, witnessing the grandeur of Tibet's largest religious festival.
Day 12-14 Journey from Kailash to the Guge Kingdom, exploring sacred sites like Thirtapuri and the ancient Tholing Monastery amidst the Guge landscapes.
Day 15 Begin the "sacred circuit" from Darchen to Dirapuk, trekking and immersing in the spiritual ambiance of Mount Kailash.
Day 16 Trek from Dirapuk to Zuthulphuk, crossing a challenging pass and soaking in the breathtaking scenery.
Day 17 Descend from Zuthulphuk to Darchen, then drive to Lake Manasarovar. Relax by the lake and visit nearby monasteries.
Day 18 Retrace the route from Darchen to Saga, taking in the scenic views and Tibetan landscapes.
Day 19 Travel from Saga to Gyrong, crossing the Lalung-La pass and enjoying panoramic views of the Himalayas.
Day 20 Transition from Gyrong to Kathmandu by bus, marking the end of the Tibetan journey and the start of the Nepalese experience.
Day 21 Conclude the tour in Kathmandu. Opt for an extended stay or explore the city's rich heritage.