Bicycling Trip in Tibet


Some Travelers love the adventure of the bicycling trip in Tibet. 

One of the most popular bicycling, cycling or bike trips in Tibet is the 19 Days from Lhasa to Everest Base Camp via ending at the Nepal Border. 

Tibet Travelers would like to share this special Tibet adventure itinerary to all the Travelers.

Travelers have to bring your own packable bicycle or Travelers can also buy the bikes in Lhasa, cost around 200-400 US Dollar depends on the quality of the bicycle.

Tour can be also modified at Travelers prefer sightseeing. 


Day 1: Arrive at Lhasa      

Day 2: Lhasa -Jokhang Temple- Barkhor Square and Sera monastery in the afternoon for monks debate     

Day 3: Lhasa - Potala palace - Norbulingka palace    

Day 4: Lhasa- Drepung monastery- Nechung temple

(Accommodation 4-star Tashinota hotel) 

Day 5: Lhasa- foot of Gampa la (83km, camping)

Day 6: Gampa la - Nangartse(79km, camping)    

Day 7: Nangartse - foot of Simila la pass (66km, camping)

Day 8: Simi la pass- Gyantse (37km stay at the hotel

(Accommodation 3-star Jianzang hotel)

Day 9: Gyantse (visit Palkor chode and Kumbum stupa) - Shigatse(visit Tashilhunpo monastery) (92km)

(Accommodation 4-star Gesar hotel)

Day 10: Shigatse -foot of Tso la pass (100km, camping)

Day 11: Foot of Tso la pass - Lhatse (50km)

(Accommodation Guesthouse)

Day12: Lhatse - Pelber (8km, camping)

Day13: Pelber -Geu la (37km, camping)                        

Day14: Geu la – Rongbuk monastery (71km,  camping) 

Day15: Rongbuk monastery to Everest base camp (8km)

(Accommodation tent Guesthouse)

Day 16: Everest to Old Tingri - 80km, camping)

Day 17: Old Tingri - Phikutso lake (camping)

Day 18: Phikutso lake - Kyirong (guest house)

Day 19: Kyirong - Cross Nepal Border

Tibet Travelers service ends.

From here Travelers will cross the friendship bridge on foot and hire transport to Kathmandu (100 yuan/per person for a local van, approximately 4 hours, 150km) Travelers can also cycle to Kathmandu 

Photo: Beauties of mountains in Tibet

Price Includes

All the Required Tibet Travel Permit                  

Administrative fee                                                          

Tibetan English Speaking Tour Guide                                

Car transportation inside Lhasa (taxis) and outside Lhasa (Business Van)                                                                  

Tour Driver and Tour Guide food and accommodation

Vehicle tolls and vehicle repairs (if necessary)                

Camping equipment: Tent, sleeping bag and mattress.    

Cook while camping outside of Lhasa.                            

Kitchen stuff, tent, and food while camping.                  

Entrance fees for sightseeing listed                                  

Meals and accommodation listed above

Price Excludes

Personal expenses of clients (flights and train to Tibet)

Driver and Guide gratuities, depending on their performance.                                                                          

Transport from Nepal border to Kathmandu


One of the most important information is Tibet travel permit and China visa, these are the 2 documents required to travel to Tibet. 

Travelers can check Tibet Travelers link below for China visa and Tibet travel permit. 

China visa

Tibet Travel Permit

These are the important information regarding travel to Tibet via bicycling from Lhasa to Nepal border. Travelers can Email us at for more information regarding cycling in Tibet. 

Written By :Tenzin

Feb 15, 2018


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