Tibet Motorbike Tour is planned for those travelers who like adventure and want to explore the natural paradise to Tibet on a motorbike. We use Royal Enfield Motorbikes for the ride in the highlands of Tibet to feel the real adventure. We organize this Tibet Motorbike Tour which takes 12-13 days if you want to start and conclude the whole tour on a bike ride. If you want to start from the border and end in Lhasa, the tour can be concluded in 10 days. You will drive from Kathmandu after you arrive in Nepal; however, you will take you to some nearby place of Kathmandu to warm you up for the bike riding to Tibet. This can be put on the itinerary if you want some excursion in Nepal too. You will cross the Nepal – Tibet border through Kodari road or Rasuwagadi road and follow the…
Tibet Motorbike Tour is planned for those travelers who like adventure and want to explore the natural paradise to Tibet on a motorbike. We use Royal Enfield Motorbikes for the ride in the highlands of Tibet to feel the real adventure.
We organize this Tibet Motorbike Tour which takes 12-13 days if you want to start and conclude the whole tour on a bike ride. If you want to start from the border and end in Lhasa, the tour can be concluded in 10 days. You will drive from Kathmandu after you arrive in Nepal; however, you will take you to some nearby place of Kathmandu to warm you up for the bike riding to Tibet. This can be put on the itinerary if you want some excursion in Nepal too.
You will cross the Nepal – Tibet border through Kodari road or Rasuwagadi road and follow the route to Zhangmu/Kerung – Tingri – Lhatse – Shigatse – Gyantse – Lhasa. You will attend guided sightseeing in Lhasa by the different vehicles as touring by motorbike is sometimes prohibited. Tibet Motorbike Tour is one of the popular tours from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
Early morning scenic drive to KODARI (Nepal – Tibet border) through the beautiful Nepalese country.After necessary border formalities both at Nepalese and Chinese immigration, Drive to Zhangmu Overnight at Zhangmu Hotel.
Drive to Tingri via Lalungla pass.from where you can enjoy the Beautiful view of Mt Xisapangma (8212m) and Mt. Cho-oyu (8201m) and continue Journey to Tingri O/N at Snow Leopard Hotel.
Drive to Ronbuk through the beautiful Tibetan countryside, Explore Ronbuk Monastery (highest monastery in the world) Excursion Everest Base Camp and Drive back to Tingri O/N at Smow Leopard Hotel.
Drive to Lhatse O/N at Tibetan Farmers Adventure Hotel.
Drive to Shigatse Crossing over the Gyanchula pass (5200M) continue Journey to Shigatse O/N at Shigatse Hotel
AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilompu Monastery and Drive to Gyantse, and visit Khumbula stupa and Phalkhor Monastery O/N at Gyantse Hotel
Drive to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake, and high passes Kora la (5010M) and Kambala (4794M) O/N at Mandala Hotel.
Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Barkhor Market O/N at Mandala Hotel.
Departure Transfer to Gonggar Airport and Fly to Kathmandu.
[we can also plan the trip back to the border with bikes, 02/03 Days will be added for going back to the border from Lhasa)
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Payment: 30% of the total tour cost is required as an advance deposit to confirm the tour with HimalayanWindows (HW). The remaining balance can be paid 3 days before the departure date. Payment can be made through Wire Transfer or Credit Card. We process your credit card payment securely and no extra fee is charged.
Cancellation: For cancellation more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, No Cancellation fee is charged. For cancellation from 29 calendar days up to and including 4 calendar days before the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount is charged. For a cancellation occurring within 3 days of the date of travel or No Show shall be charged 100% of the total invoice amount. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is in twin rooms in cities unless a special request is made for a single supplement with an additional fee. Accommodation is in twin or dormitory at lodges on the trek, especially in a peak season, it is difficult to find single/twin rooms in the mountains. Our main focus is to provide clean and safe rooms to our valued guests.
Meals: Basically, every package we offer includes breakfast; lunch, and dinner are provided based on the cost we offer on the tour. In Bhutan, every package is on a full board plan that includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. During the trek, we provide all meals where you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Nepal needs to obtain a Nepal Visa. A Nepal Tourist Visa can be obtained on arrival and some countries need a visa before traveling to Nepal. Make sure your passport is valid at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Make sure to obtain a multi-entries Nepal Visa if you are planning cross-country tours.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Bhutan needs to obtain a Bhutan Visa Clearance before the travel to Bhutan. We obtain your Bhutan visa; you need to send your color scanned clear passport copy. Your passport must be valid for at least 6 months from the Tour Start Date. Before flying to Bhutan, a Visa Clearance will be sent to you from your tour operator, you have to print the clearance paper and show it at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during the Check-in. The original visa would be stamped into your passport upon arrival at the Paro airport. Learn more about Bhutan travel info.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): Every traveler from any country who wanted to visit Tibet from Nepal needs to obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu through the help of a tour operator. Make sure to land in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before the travel date t process for TGV. If you are traveling from China, no TGV is required, a Chinese Visa & Permit are needed, though. Learn more about the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Nepal and Bhutan share the climate from high mountains to the low land sub-tropical plains and jungles. Both countries have similar weather and are ideal to visit at the same time of the year. March to April (spring) & October to December (autumn and early winter) are the best time to visit as the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder and June, July, and August (summer) are monsoon seasons.
Tibet: The best time to visit Tibet is from April to October as the weather is warmer, fresh, and sunny skies. November to March are usually very cold, but still possible to visit if the route is not blocked by the snow, especially in the regions like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, Mount Kailash, etc.
HimalayanWindows advises bringing proper Travel Insurance to all the travelers who are interested in traveling in the Himalayas. Travel Insurance is a policy that helps cover medical problems, emergency evacuation, theft, loss of belongings, last-hour tour/ticket cancellation, etc.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Tibet tour Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated in the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make it the world’s tenth-largest nation. At present, Tibet is under China’s occupation and has been divided up, renamed, and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historic Tibet; what it names… Read More »