Nepal to Tibet Motorbike Tour

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Nepal to Tibet Motorbike Tour is designed for the travelers who love motorcycle riding adventures. Imagine yourself in a motorcycle riding along the lone road in the barren treeless landscape of the Tibetan Plateau, small settlements of people resembling the ancient Tibetan culture and lifestyles, nomadic herdsman grazing their animals, all in the backyard highest mountains of the planet. It may not sound so much cozy but it is a sheer adventure that may be tattooed in your memory for eternity. The Nepal to Tibet Motorbike trip starts from the city of temples, Kathmandu. The main attraction of the trip is Lhasa. You will visit ancient monasteries, several palaces including Potala palace, other various religious and culturally important sites. From there you will experience your motor bike riding adventure. You will ride through the turquoise lakes, small villages and even take a glimpse of Everest, the highest mountain. Considering the cultural and scenic richness of Tibet, this Nepal to Tibet Motorbike tour is probably the best motorbike tour in Asia. (The trip demands a good driving experience. You will enjoy a 500 cc Royal enfield or 411 CC Royal Enfield Himalayan as your ride. Luggage will be carried by a supported jeep with one technician for emergency services.)


About Motorbike 

We have 411 CC Royal Enfield Himalayan and 500 CC Royal Enfield classic motorbikes which are very powerful and comfortable for long drive in Himalaya. Please write us which bike is comfortable for you. We can also provide other brands of motorbikes if your require brands of motorbikes are available in Nepal or in Tibet.

 Tibet Visa and Travel Permit Information

All foreigners other Than Chinese and Tibetan need to obtain Tibet visa and travel permit to enter the Tibet. Tibet travel permits are issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau so you cannot apply by yourself. Tourist cannot apply their travel permit themselves. Tibet Bureau only accepts application from registered travel agencies like Nepal Motorbike Tour. Tibet permit or visa comes in paper, not in your passport. (Note: It is very important that you should know about Tibet Travel permit and Tibet Visa are different. You can’t enter Tibet just with Chinese Visa. Before going into Tibet you should obtain Tibet Travel permit.)


Require document for Tibet visa /Permit
  • At least six month valid clear scan copy of your passport.
  • Chinese visa copy by email (For those travelers who are entering Tibet from mainland China)
  • You have to fill up a form Chinese Embassy Kathmandu with your latest passport size of a picture. For those who are Travelling from Nepal. Nepal Motorbike tour will manage it).
  • Tibet Tourism Bureau takes you around one week time to approve your travel Permit. Sometime it might take more than a week so applying your Tibet permit before 15 days is safe way.


Diplomats passport holders, journalists, professional media photographer and government officials are Not able to issue their Tibet Travel permit through normal travel agencies. They are only able to get under the arrangement of foreign affairs.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu  

Welcome to Himalayan nation of Nepal. Upon your landing in the Tribhuvan intl. airplane terminal Nepal Motorbike Tour delegate invites you and helps to move in your hotel in Kathmandu. After time to get revived, evening you'll meet and move for welcome dinner in one of the best Nepalese kitchen in the core of Kathmandu and instructions about your trip.


Day 2: Kathmandu Sight Seeing Tour

Today after breakfast you will begin a guided tour to a few of the most recorded and otherworldly attractions in Kathmandu. A portion of these tourist spots are viewed as World Heritage Sites; including the, the sacrosanct Hindu sanctuary of Pashupatinath, the celebrated 'Monkey Temple' Swayambunath and Buddhists hallowed place of Bouddhanath which is one of the biggest Stupas on the planet and Medieval city Patan.


Day 3: Visa and Trip Preparation Day,

Today is day for Visa arrangement. Typically it will take two and half days for Urgent visa. Top dire visa we can take inside one days yet it will be minimal costly. Today is your trip readiness day.


Day 4: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3660 meters),

You will be met at Gonggar Airport by your Tibetan guide. After movement conventions take a 1.5-hour drive along 93 km street prompting Lhasa lying at a height of 3660 meters. It's advisable to rest and relax for the rest of the day because of Lhasa's height.


 Day 5: Guided city tours in Lhasa (3660 meters),

When you give up your flavorful breakfast, you straightaway make game plans for your touring tour. Your accomplished guide goes with you to the well known cloisters of Tibet. On your dazzling visit to Sera Monastery, you are acquainted with the significant parts of Buddhism. After lunch, you by and by keep investigating Tibetan antiquated societies and human advancements as you visit Norbulingka, the late spring royal residence of the Dalai Lama. Jokhang sanctuary gives one more energizing and educative tour. Meandering around Barkhor Markets is another real feature of the day. At long last, you head back to your hotel for unwinding and refreshments.


Day 6: Guided City tour around Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery (3660 meters),

Today you get progressively familiar with the personas of Lhasa. Toward the beginning of the day after breakfast, you will embark to see lofty Potala Palace transcending above city of Lhasa. You get the opportunity to observe special, immaculate and overpowering exhibit of perplexing Tibetan wall paintings, sanctuaries, stupas, and tombs of eight past Dalai Lamas from an ideal vantage point. Old Tibetan societies wake up with your each investigation. Later in the early afternoon after lunch, you will visit wonderfully arranged Drepung Monastery. You can watch nuns and priests reciting and performing religious talks. After this religious adventure, you in the end come back to your hotel for scrumptious supper and well-eared serene rest.


Day 7: Ride to Gyantse (3950m) 261 km, 6/7 Hrs,

Moving along the Friendship Highway, you drive past Khamba La, at 4794 meter, with a concise end to relish lofty perspectives on Yamdrok-tso Lake and Nazin Kang Sa, remaining at 7252m. On turning westwards, you go over another pass, Karo La at 5045m. On the off chance that you take a gander at the street, you can see gigantic ice sheets tumbling down. Subsequent to driving 261 km, delightfully finished Tibetan towns become noticeable as you enter the town of Gyantse.


Day 8: Ride to Xigatse (3900m) 90km, 4/5 Hrs,

Gyantse prides on Gyantse Dzong and Kumbum. Gyantse Dzong, a fourteenth century authentic post, neglects the whole Gyantse and the encompassing Nyang Chu Valley. Kumbum has a huge gold-domed stupa and houses a few churches and Tibetan Buddhist wall paintings. Subsequent to investigating Gyantse, you take a 90 km drive and touch base at Shigatse,(3900m) the second biggest Tibetan city. Tashilhunpo Monastery, being one of the biggest working religious communities in Tibet is the significant fascination of Shigatse.


Day 9: Ride to Xegar (4050m) 244km, 6/7 Hrs,

Today you will cross along the Friendship Highway in the midst of beautiful scene driving past community of Lhatse and Gyamtso La go at 5220m. As the course opens into fields, numerous religious communities and camps of itinerant herders become noticeable on the way to Shegar.


Day 10: In Xigatse

Touring tour of Tashilompu Monastery and recreation.


Day 11: Xigatse – Xegar (4,100m): 270km, 6 hrs

Drive to Xegar traverse Gyatchula (a go of 5,200m)


Day 12: Xegar – Ronbuk (4,980m): Aprox 90km, 4 hrs

Grand drive to Ronbuk through the wonderful Tibetan wide open. Investigate Ronbuk Monastery (most elevated religious community on the planet) – O/N at Ronbuk Guest House.


Day 13: Ronbuk – Everest BC-Kerong, 4/5 hrs

Lease a pony truck or stroll to the Everest BC and investigate around – back to Ronbuk Drive back to Tingri and further to Kerong by means of decent street from where one can appreciate the superb perspective on the Mt. Xishapagma (8,212m) and Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and have overnight at Hotel.


Day 14: Kerong to Kathmandu.

after essential outskirt customs proceed with picturesque drive to Kathmandu through the green rich farmland move to your Hotel

Day 15: Departure


  • All airport transfer as per the itinerary. 
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with twin sharing on BB basis.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing tour by private vehicle with one professional English speaking guide.
  • Twin sharing accommodation in Tibet as per the itinerary on BB basis (Breakfast included).
  • One English speaking Tibetan Guide.
  • Tibet Visa Fee (US$ 175 for US National & US$ 85 for Other National)
  • 1 Support Jeep in Tibet.
  • 1 Support Truck for whole trip.
  • Entry fee of mention places.
  • All necessary permits.
  • Temporarily Chinese motor bike driving licence.
  • Each Person get Motorbike.
  • Fuel for Motor bike.
  • Portable oxygen cylinder in vehicle.
  • 1 Mechanic (Royal Enfield specialist) and his all expenses (food, accommodation, wages, visa, permits etc).
  • Spare parts (tube, wires/cable, bolts, light bulb etc) *Note: Charges may applicable for major parts damaged during bike rides (Insurance recommended)
  • Airfare Kathmandu - Lhasa.

Cost Exclude

  • Travel Insurance (must cover all risk undertaken including motor bike accidental damage cost).
  • Lunch and dinner during the whole trip. 
  • Liquor beverages (hard and soft drinks).
  • Major spare parts cost.
  • Expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc
  • Gratuity to staff.

Facts of Trip:

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