How to get to Lhasa from Kathmandu

Do you plan a dream journey in Nepal and Tibet? How do you prepare for this dream? If you dream to explore the natural beauty of Nepal and Tibet, you should plan today.

To enter Tibet from Nepal, you have 2 options. Which do you prefer, by plane or drive overland?

Map of Nepal and Tibet

Nepal and Tibet are two Himalayas Kingdoms and located at the south and north side of Mt.Everest. With abundant tourist resources, the worlds’ two top tourist destinations are so close geographically, which brings great convenience for travelers all over the world to visit Nepal and Tibet on a perfect journey. You can not only feel mysterious Tibet but also enjoy diversified Nepal. On the border between Nepal and Tibet, there’s an important port Gyirong that connects Nepal and Tibet. In history, Gyirong Port is the dominating channel of politics, economy, and culture for Nepal and Tibet as well as a traditional border market. No matter you are traveling from Nepal to Tibet or vice versa, Gyirong Port is the only port to get through for your overland tour right now. Here, we put maps of Nepal and Tibet together to provide you practical travel maps.

about Kathmandu to Lhasa train,driving along the famous Friendship Highway, which connects Kathmandu with Lhasa, is a unique experience. During the journey, you can stop at Shigatse, the center of the Shigatse area, and pay a visit to Mount Everest and Lake Yamdroktso. Along the road, you’ll have a good view of snow-capped mountains, historical sites, and beautiful monasteries. Once arrive in Lhasa, you can spend some days in this old city, visit must-see scenic sites and then extend your journey to inland cities in China.

We are offering reasonable Nepal and Tibet Tour Packages for various types of travelers for diverse tastes available in the various price ranges. We are at GreatTibetTour not only offering all the necessary facilities but also we give the chance to celebrate all your traditions in the local areas. Our local guides always protect you from dangerous things. Our customer’s services are the best in the quality and affordable in the charges.

Another choice to get to Tibet is by plane. Direct flights are available in Kathmandu. With a flying time of about 1.5 hours, the ticket costs USD300. It’s convenient and comfortable to travel in this way, while 2 or 3 direct flights take off from KTM Airport to Lhasa every week in low season. In peak season(from April to October), there’s a direct flight every day. Please pay attention, you should show your Tibet Group Tour to board the flight to Lhasa, take care of it.

 After land in Lhasa, you will enjoy our colorful itinerary. In the beautiful Lhasa City, you won’t miss the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. We will also offer you a visit to Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery in the suburb of Lhasa. If you have more than 10 days to enjoy your Nepal Tibet tour, you’ll have the opportunity to get to the Everest Base Camp and admire the sunrise and sunset of the highest peak in the world.

If you want to travel from Kathmandu to Lhasa, all you need to do is contact a reputable, Tibet travel agency and they will take care of ALL arrangements for you inside Tibet. Don’t worry! Going from Kathmandu to Tibet is very easy!

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