Most of the visitors explore Tibet in a car. However, for some of the most adventurous, it is not an option. If you want to test your stamina on the mountain roads of Tibet, check our cycling tours. Cycling through Tibetan plateau is not an easy endeavor. You need to be in good shape because riding a bike in Tibet as well as any other physical activity is more difficult due to high altitude. However, it is a great way to experience the beauty of Tibet first hand and enjoy the best view along the way.

18 DAYS CYCLING FROM LHASA TO NEPAL BORDER

Cycling through Tibet
HIGHLIGHTS

Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery
Gyantse: Pelkor Chode, Kumbum Stupa, Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glaciers
Shigatse: Tashilhunpo Monastery
Everest: Base Camp, Rongbuk Monastery, Phelku Tso lake

  • Available: from April till November
  • Duration: 18 Days
  • Max Elevation: Gyatso La Pass 5,248 m/ 17,200 ft

16 DAYS CYCLING TOUR FROM LHASA TO EVEREST

Mount Everest and tents of climbers in Tibet
HIGHLIGHTS

Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery
Gyantse: Pelkor Chode, Kumbum Stupa, Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glaciers
Shigatse: Tashilhunpo Monastery
Everest: Base Camp, Rongbuk Monastery

  • Available: from April till November
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Max Elevation: Gyatso La Pass 5,248 m/ 17,200 ft

8 DAYS CYCLING TOUR FROM LHASA TO YAMDROK LAKE

Traveling on bicycle on a mountain road, Tibetan plateau
HIGHLIGHTS

Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery
Gyantse: Pelkor Chode, Kumbum Stupa, Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glaciers
Shigatse: Tashilhunpo Monastery
Everest: Base Camp, Rongbuk Monastery

  • Available: from April till February
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Max Elevation: Kamba La Pass (4794 meters)

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