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12 Days Motor Overland Tour to Tibet from Golmud/Xining

Duration: 12 Days

Max Altitude: 5200m

Tour Pace: Adventure

Departure Date: All year except in March

Highlights: Golmud, Namtso Lake, Yampachen, Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse Zong, Tashilumpo Monastery, Rongbuk Monastery, EBC

Itinerary Details Includes & Excludes Tour FAQs
This route is arranged with average drive each day for most people. Dormitory hostel and camping can be both arranged in some remote towns along the way.The scenic spots visiting along the way can be advised for more details. Take this tour to experience the unique Tibet which you will never forget!

Day1 Golmud[2830m]/Tuotuohe[4700km], 440km

Day2 Tuotuohe/Nagqu[4500m], 330km

Day3 Nagqu/Namtso[4718m], 250km

Day4 Namtso/Lhasa[3650m], 270km

Day5 Lhasa

Day6 Lhasa

Day7 Lhasa/Gyantse[4040m]/Shigatse[3860m], 360km

Day8 Shigatse/Sakya[4316m]/Shegar[4410], 300km

Day9 Shegar/EBC[5200m], 110km

Day10 EBC/Shigatse, 360km

Day11 Shigatse/Lhasa, 300km

Day12 Depart

1.      Motors/Vehicles NOT registered in China need EXTRA documents as temporary driving license, driving permit, customs declaration etc. to drive to China. 3 months (at least) in advance is suggested to apply for all the documents through us.

2.      Except for Turgart Pass, we can also arrange any other available Passes.

3.      Advise for more details!

What's included in this price?
Transport: Private minivan or minibus with driver
Free Lhasa airport / train pick-up and drop-off
Twin-sharing / double room accommodation in Tibet
Local English-speaking Tibetan guide
All entrance fees of sightseeing places mentioned in itinerary
All necessary Tibet permits
Government tax
What's excluded in this price?
Chinese Visa fee
Tips for the guide and driver
Flight or train tickets into and out of Lhasa
Meals not included in the itinerary: Lunch and Dinner
Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, etc

What is a Private Tour?


A Private Tibet Tour Package means you will have your own private guide, driver, and vehicle for your own disposal. You don't have to share the vehicle with others even if you are a single traveler. You would have full attention of your guide and driver. Our professional guide would love to share local culture, knowledge and stories.


Your private guide would also help you make an easier, comfortable, flexible and enjoyable tour. You can stop on the road to get a rest or take pictures during the drive. You have the flexibility of changing the visiting order of attractions or extending the visiting time at some tourist sites.


When traveling with your family or friends, a private tour would be your first choice.


Arrival Pick-up / Departure See-off


We will arrange the private airport or train station pick-up and see-off for you. Upon your arrival in Lhasa, you can find our guide waiting at the pick-up area, holding a name sign, welcome you with a warm smile. You will be transferred to hotel. Drink more water, get enough rest, take some time to acclimatize to the high altitude on the first day of your arrival.


Accommodation Choices


For private tour, we can arrange hotels according to your requirements. There are options of budget guesthouse, 3 star hotel, 4 star hotel, high-end luxury hotel or bouquet heritage hotel. If you have your own preferred hotel, just let us know, we will help you with the booking, everything would be arranged as per your interests.


Meal Choices  


Our tour packages generally include breakfasts. Meanwhile, lunches and dinners are optional to be arranged either by yourself or by us.


It’s easy to find nice restaurants in Lhasa, and you could also ask for suggestions from your guide. They always know where you can find something tasty.


The price would be different according to different food:


1.      If you choose noodles, around RMB 10-15 per person.

2.      If you like some fast food like KFC, around RMB 20-35 per person. 

3.      If you prefer some food at a decent restaurant, around RMB 50-70 per person.  

4.      The local Tibetan hotpot, around RMB 80-100 per person. That is a really good one too!