Tibet Overland Tours

Though it is a challenge way to travel to Tibet by overland, it is the best way to explore the Qinghai-Tibet plateau. Recently, there are four highways to Tibet from mainland China, namely the Sichuan-Tibet highway from Chengdu to Lhasa, the Qinghai-Tibet highway from Xining to Lhasa, the Yunnan-Tibet highway from Kunming to Lhasa and the Xinjiang-Tibet highway from Yecheng to Lhasa. The only international highway connecting Tibet with the world is the Sino-Nepal friendship highway from Kathmandu to Lhasa.

No matter which way you choose to go, a Tibet overland tour will take you deeply explore this mysterious land. Driving through the highway to Tibet, you will enjoy the landscapes changings along the way, be amazed by the snow-capped mountains and closely see the local villages. It could be a memorable Tibet tour by overland to Lhasa, during which you will not only appreciate the beauty of the Nature, but also experience the most colorful local cultures in the wild area of China Tibet.

Recommended Tibet Overland Tour Packages

With years of experience, we offer you the most classic overland trips to Lhasa through the highways from Sichuan, Qinghai, Yunnan, Xinjiang and Nepal with the best Tibet tours, such as the Lhasa city tours and trip to Everest Base Camp. All of our overland tours to Tibet can be customized according to your requirements.

Tibet Overland Tour Travel Guide

  • Tibet Travel Permit

    Please make sure you have got the Tibet Travel Permit before you entering Tibet. It will be check while you enter Tibet, and during your trip in Tibet. If you plan to continue your trip in Tibet to further areas, like the Everest Base Camp or Mount Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, you need to apply for extra travel permits, such as the Aliens’ Travel Permit and Military Permit.

  • Best Time to Go

    The best time to take an overland trip to Tibet is spring and autumn, during which you can enjoy the most beautiful scenery en route. Summer is also a good time, but the rich rainfall may make the road in the mountain areas in Sichuan and Yunnan muddy and even trigger landscapes. Please check the weather forecast frequently for your overland tour.

  • Altitude Sickness

    Travelling through the Xinjiang-Tibet highway is the most challenge way to enter Tibet for the average altitude along the way is over 4500 metres. Even through other highways to Tibet, you may need to pass through several mountains with high altitude. But as the altitude increases slowly during the overland tour to Tibet, you will feel less uncomfortable when you arrive in Lhasa.

  • Our Support

    Our professional travel advisor will answer all your questions about overland to Tibet and help you arrange your Tibet overland tour. During you journey, our experienced support team will lead you to explore the real beauty of Tibet at best safety guarantee. Whatever happened on the way, you can contact us immediately. A 24/7 service is available any time.

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