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Nomads, Gompas and Villages of Central Tibet – Exploratory biking to get to know the real Tibet, well off the beaten track!

Departure: Kathmandu
Duration: 27 Days
Best season: September
Grade: Strenuous

The trip will take in the high altitude semi-nomadic area of Nam Tso lake, Yarlung Valley with ancient Samye gompa, and Gandan, Sera and Drepung gompas.

This is an informal bike trip that will be organized according to the number of interested people, and the itinerary will be flexible. Email us for further details.


Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: In Kathmandu
Day 03-04: Biking in the Kathmandu Valley
Day 05: Flight to Lhasa
Day 06-07: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 08: Bike to Sera and Drepung monastaries
Day 09: Bike to Ganden monastery
Day 10: At Ganden monastery
Day 11-15: Bike to Nam Tso and at the lake
Day 16-22: Ride to the Yarlung valley and explore
Day 23-25: Ride to Lhasa and prepare to depart
Day 26: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 27: Depart Kathmandu

Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is Adventure Travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee it. Weather conditions, road conditions, vehicle breakdowns and the health of fellow travellers can all contribute to changes. We will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but an easy going nature will be an asset!