To Travel Tibet by overland is the best way to deeply explore Tibet Plateau. Recently, there are five highways to Tibet from Sichuan, Qinghai, Yunnan, Xinjiang and Nepal. To enter Tibet Plateau, the Third Pole on the Earth, you will experience the altitude changing from above 1000 meters to over 5000 meters. The poor mountain road, the awful weather, the no man’s area may be a great challenge for you, but the stunning scene of the nature, the marvelous landscape of this highland, the vast prairie and various wild animals can be only seen during the overland tour to Tibet. Also, you will experience different cultures of different ethnic groups en route.
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Overland to Tibet from Mainland China
Recently, there are four highways to Tibet from mainland China, named as Sichuan Tibet Highway, Qinghai Tibet Highway, Yunnan Tibet Highway and Xinjia Tibet Highway. These roads head to Tibet through different parts of China, showing you different scenery en route.
Sichuan Tibet Overland
Taking the overland trip from Sichuan to Tibet, following the amazing G318 highway from Chengdu to Lhasa, you will experience the most stunning landscape from Chengdu flatland to Tibet Plateau.>> View Details
Qinghai Tibet Overland
Starting from Xining, Qinghai Province, Qinghai-Tibet highway stretches to Lhasa via Golmud, climbs Kunlun mountain, Tanggula mountain and crosses Tongtia River, Tuotuo River and Chumaer River. Through the Qiangtang Prairie, the Qinghai-Tibet highway is parallel to the Qinghai-Tibet Railway.>> View Details
Yunnan Tibet Overland
Follow the Ancient Tea Horse Road to Tibet! Through the forest of Hengudan Mountain and across the Jinsha River, the Yunnan Tibet Highway takes you to the famous Dalli, Lijiang and Shangri-la in Yunnan, and joins in the south Sichuan Tibet Highway at Markam county in east Tibet.>> View Details
Xinjiang Tibet Overland
Xinjiang Tibet Highway is connecting Xinjiang and Tibet together. Passing through the Ngari area in Tibet, you keep north to Kashgar, Xinjiang. You could visit the holy Mount Kailash and lake Manasorovar en route.>> View Details
More Tibet Overland Tours
Our travel experts selectes the most classic overland trips to Tibet from Sichuan, Yunnan, Qinghai and Xinjiang, as well as the popular overland adventures from Lhasa to Kathmandu. No matter you want to enjoy the stunning natural beauty along the way or eager to explore the local ethnic groups en route, you can find one from our Tibet Overland Tour Packages that satisfy your needs.
11-Day Xining to Lhasa Overland Tour via Qinghai Tibet Highway
11 Days & 10 Nights
Xining(1N) - Qinghai Lake (1N) - Chaka (1N) - Golmud (1N) - Tuotuoheyan (1N) - Nagqu (1N) - Namtso Lake (1N) - Lhasa (3N)
13-Day Chengdu to Lhasa Overland Tour via Sichuan Tibet Highway Southern Route
13 Days & 12 Nights
Chengdu (1N) - Kangding (1N) - Litang (1N) - Markam (1N) - Zogang (1N) - Baxoi (1N) - Bome (1N) - Bayi (2N) - Lhasa (3N)
16-Day Chengdu to Lhasa Overland Tour via Daocheng Yading
16 Days & 15 Nights
Chengdu (1N) - Xinduqiao (1N) - Daocheng (1N) - Yading Village (1N) - Daocheng (2N) - Benzilan (1N) - Feilaisi (1N) - Markham (1N) - Zogong (1N) - Baxoi (1N) - Bome (1N) - Bayi (1N) - Lhasa (3N)
17-Day Kunming to Lhasa Overland Tour via Yunnan Tibet Highway
17 Days & 16 Nights
Kunming (2N) - Dali (1N) - Lijiang (2N) - Shangril (2N) - Feilaisi (1N) - Markam (1N) - Zogang (1N) - Baxoi (1N) - Bome (1N) - Bayi (1N) - Lhasa (3N)
18-Day Lhasa to Kashgar Overland Tour via Xinjiang-Tibet Highway
18 Days & 17 Nights
Lhasa (3N) - Shigatse (1N) - Saga (1N) - Lake Manasarovar (1N) - Darchen (1N) - Mt. Kailash Trek (2N) - Darchen (1N) - Zanda (1N) – Pangongtso (1N) - Dahongliutan (1N) - Mazar (1N) - Yecheng (1N) - Kashgar(2N)
21-Day Kashgar to Lhasa Overland Tour
21 Days & 20 Nights
Urumqi (1N) - Kashigar (2N) - Yecheng (1N) - Dahongliutan (1N) - Rutog (1N) - Shiquanhe (1N) - Zanda (1N) - Derchan (1N) - Manasarovar (1N) - Paryang (1N) - Saga (1N) - Tingri (1N) - Shegar (1N) - Shigatse (1N) - Gyantse (1N) - Tsedang (1N) - Lhasa (3N)