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BMW Motorbike Tour in Tibet

Duration : 13 days | Travel style : Active Adventures

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  • Tibet BMW Motorbike Tour

Trip Highlights

  • Country

    Nepal

  • Duration

    13 Days

  • Total riding days

    6 days.

  • Total distance

    1,720 km. (1,068 miles)

  • Difficulty

    Moderate. (High Altitude)

  • Highest point

(Every bike rider dreams of an adventurous bike tour, riding a superbike with their friends or colleagues on a smooth black topped and crowd less motor road enjoying spectacular scenic views together.)

This BMW Motorbike Tour in Tibet is specially designed for those bike riders who dream of an adventurous bike tour with their friends and colleagues. This bike tour offers an amazing and exciting riding experience of adventurous BMW motorbikes on the black pitched smooth road of Tibet with spectacular views of the Tibetan plateaus and landscapes. The selection of BMW motorbikes as per your preference is the main feature of this tour.

Riders will start riding their BMW bike Tour from Lhasa, heading all the way to Rongbuk monastery passing Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Shigatse, Lhatse and Tingri. Riders will pass ancient Tibetan monasteries, lakes and beautiful human settlements during their ride. They will also cross Gyatso la pass and Gaura pass during their ride to the Rongbuk monastery. Riders will ride on the 108 turns of Mt. Everest which is considered as a rider’s paradise. Riding on the 108 turns of Mt. Everest offers an extreme level of excitement and fun to the riders. This part of the ride is a little challenging too because of the high altitude. Then, riders will retrace the trail up to Shigatse and head towards Damxung via Yangpachen and explore Namtso Lake, one of the three holy lakes and then return to Lhasa via Yangpachen.

Tour short description:
Total tour duration : 12N, 13D.
Total riding days : 6 days.
Total distance cover : 1,720 km. (1,068 miles)
Total Riding Hour : 5-6 hours per day.
Difficulty : Moderate. (High Altitude)
Highest point : Gaura Pass (5,200 m)
Starting point (Ride) : Lhasa, Tibet.
Ending point (Ride) : Lhasa, Tibet.

BMW Bike models for the tour:
a. BMW F 750 GS
b. BMW F 800 GS
c. BMW R 1200 GS
(Price of the tour may vary depending on group size and the bikes you selected.)

Riding Requirements

  1. Riders must be more than 18 years old and should be in good health condition. They should have a 6 month valid passport and Tibetan Visa to enter Tibet.
  2. A local motorcycle license is required as permit to ride and rent motorbikes in Tibet.
  3. Please wear comfortable helmets of DOT international standards, riding clothes, boots, and other necessary gears.
  4. Passenger is not allowed during the ride. So, every rider should ride solo.

Itinerary

You can always customize this itinerary as per your preference.

1

Day

Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
Our office representative will be waiting for you at the airport with your name tag. A private vehicle according to your group size will be sent to pick you up from the airport. The vehicle will transfer you to the hotel where rooms will be assigned with a welcome drink.
You should provide your passport and 3 passport size photos to apply for the Tibet Visa. It will take 2-3 days for the Tibet visa; during this period, you will visit and explore different famous places of Kathmandu valley.
Welcome dinner will be provided at a typical Nepali restaurant.

Hotel with Breakfast Included | Private Vehicle

2

Day


Sightseeing around Bhaktapur and Nagarkot.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is very rich in various cultural, historical and architectural sites. There are 7 UNESCO world’s heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. You will explore the heritage sites until your visa is ready. You will have your breakfast at the hotel. We will send our driver with a private vehicle for the sightseeing. Our city guide will meet you at the hotel at around 10 am. He will guide you throughout the day and he will provide you all the necessary information about the places and your queries.

You will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is one of the three durbar squares of Kathmandu valley (UNESCO heritage site). It was the royal palace of ancient Malla kings of the Bhaktapur kingdom. This place is very rich in ancient Newari arts and architecture. You will explore the place and visit various ponds, museums, and monuments around Bhaktapur. After that, you will drive to Nagarkot from where you will admire the beautiful view of the great Himalayas.

You will drive back Kathmandu and the vehicle will drop you to the hotel at Kathmandu.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | Private Vehicle

3

Day

Full day Kathmandu sightseeing.
You will have your breakfast at the hotel. The city guide and the driver will meet you at the hotel. This day, you will explore around the UNESCO world’s heritage sites of Kathmandu valley including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Patan durbar square and Swayambhunath. Our city guide will provide detailed information related to these places.
After the full day sightseeing, you will be transferred to the hotel.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | Private Vehicle

4

Day

Fly Lhasa from Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Tribhuwan International Airport in our private vehicle as per your flight departure time. You will fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu valley.

At Lhasa airport, our office representative will be waiting for you with your name-tag. Our vehicle will drop you to the hotel for check-in.
Rooms will be assigned to you as per the reservation.

Remaining part of the day is to take rest, relax and roam around Lhasa

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | Private Vehicle

5

Day

Explore Potala Palace and Barkhor Street. (Apply for local motorcycle driver’s license)
Lhasa is the largest city of Tibet, situated at an elevation of 3,655 m and is very popular and famous sites for Buddhist pilgrimage around the world. There are very famous monasteries and places that are important in the history of Buddhism. Some of the world-famous sites are Potala palace, Sera monastery, Jokhang temple, Drepung monastery and more.

You will provide your original driving license to our officer for the application of a local motorcycle driver’s license. Without a local driving license, you cannot drive in Tibet.

Our city guide of Tibet will meet you at the hotel. This day, you will explore Potala Palace and Barkhor Street. Potala Palace was the winter palace of Dalai Lama situated at an altitude of 3,700 m with great architecture. Barkhor Street is a round-street surrounding the Jokhang temple which was built by first Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo. Further detailed information will be provided by our city guide during your visit.
After exploration, you will return to the hotel. You will spend overnight at the hotel.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | Private Vehicle

6

Day

Ride Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Karola Glacier-Shigatse.
This day is the starting day of your overland journey. After breakfast, you will all get ready to start the journey. A supporting vehicle with our mechanical engineer will be following you. The mechanical engineer will help you if your bike needs any maintenance or repair. Always remember to check your bike conditions at the beginning of the journey. You will check out from the hotel of Lhasa.

You will ride from Lhasa up to Shigatse. The road condition of Tibet is perfect for overland adventures. You will cross the Khamba LA pass situated at an elevation of 5,100 m. You will witness and cross the Yamdrok Lake, one of the three holy lakes of Tibet. You will have a close view of Karola glacier during the ride. During the whole ride, you will enjoy the great plateaus and landscapes of Tibet. The duration will be around 6 hours and a total distance of 365 km. After reaching Shigatse, rooms will be assigned to you according to the reservation.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

7

Day

Shigatse-Tashilhunpu monastery-Lhatse-Tingri.
Shigatse is the second-largest city in Tibet and it is located about 280 km southwest of Lhasa. It is situated at an elevation of 3,850 m.
Breakfast will be provided at the hotel. After breakfast, you will get ready for the day’s ride and check out from the hotel. This day, you will be riding from Shigatse to Tingri which is around 240 km far and takes around 5 hours to reach Tingri. You will pass the Tashilhunpu monastery located near Shigatse. You will ride all the way through the barren landscape and great plateaus of Tibet. This day, you will cross the Gyatso la pass located at an elevation of 5,010 m. Just after crossing Gyatso la pass, you will reach Tingri.

After reaching Tingri, rooms will be assigned and you will spend the overnight at the hotel.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

8

Day


Tingri-Rongbuk monastery-Tingri.
Tingri is a small town on the southern side of Tibet. It is situated at an elevation of 4,348 m and offers mind-blowing views of some world’s famous mountains including the world’s highest peak Mt. Everest, 4th highest peak Mt. Lhotse, 5th highest peak Mt. Makalu and 6th highest peak Mt. Cho Oyu.
You will have your breakfast at the hotel. You will then get ready and continue the journey. This day, we will reach our final destination Rongbuk monastery and then we return back Tingri for the overnight. This day’s ride will be the most exciting and challenging ride of the journey. You will cross the Gaura pass situated at an elevation of 5,200 m from where you will enjoy the majestic view of 4 world’s top 10 highest mountain peaks with several other peaks. After crossing the pass, you will ride on the 108 turns of Mt. Everest. This 108 turns of Mt. Everest is a paradise for riders as it offers extreme excitement and fun to the ride and is a bit challenging too. Then, you will visit the Rongbuk monastery situated at an elevation of 4,980 m. The total distance is around 230 km and the total riding duration is around 6 hours. You will retrace the trails up to Tingri from the Rongbuk monastery.
After reaching Tingri, you will spend overnight at the same hotel.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

9

Day

Tingri-Lhatse-Shigatse.
You will have your breakfast at the hotel and then get ready for the ride. This day, you will again retrace the trail up to Shigatse crossing the Gyatso la pass and Lhatse on the way. You will ride around 5 hours and the total riding distance of the day is around 240 km.
After reaching Shigatse, rooms will be assigned and you will spend your overnight at the hotel.
Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

10

Day

Shigatse-Yangpachen-Damxung.
After having your breakfast at the hotel, you will start the journey of the day. While coming from Lhasa, we rode passing through Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier. This time while returning Lhasa, you will ride through Nyemo and then pass Yangpachen to reach Damxung. You will pass various water systems, lakes, and monasteries. The total distance covered will be around 400 km and the total riding hours are around 6 hours.
After reaching Damxung, rooms will be assigned and you will spend the overnight at the hotel.

Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

11

Day

Damxung-Namtso Lake-Damxung-Yangpachen-Lhasa.
Damxung is a small county situated on the northern side of Lhasa at an elevation of around 4,200 m. This place is very famous for its green land pastures and ancient monasteries. Damxung is the gateway to Namtso Lake.

Breakfast will be provided at the hotel. After having your breakfast, you will get ready to ride up to Namtso Lake. This is the last day and Namtso Lake will be the last destination of the journey. Namtso Lake is situated at an elevation of m. It is one of the three sacred lakes of Tibet. Namtso Lake is the highest saltwater lake in the world. You will ride up to Namtso Lake and you will spend some quality time around the Lake. Then, you will retrace the trail up to Yangpachen. From Yangpachen, you will ride towards Lhasa.

You will ride a total of around 5 hours covering a distance of around 240 km. Reaching Lhasa, you will be transferred to the hotel and remaining part of the day is free to relax and explore around Lhasa.
Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

12

Day


Fly Kathmandu from Lhasa.
Early morning, you will have your breakfast at the hotel. You will be transferred to the airport for the flight. Then, you will fly from Lhasa, Tibet to Kathmandu, Nepal.

At Tribhuwan International Airport, our office representative will be waiting for you. A private vehicle will transfer you to the hotel.
The remaining part of the day is free to relax and explore around Thamel bazar. Farewell dinner will be provided at a typical Nepali restaurant.
Hotel with Breakfast Included  | PRIVATE BMW BIKE

13

Day

Final departure to the relative country.
Early morning, you will have your breakfast at the hotel. Free until transfer to the airport. A private vehicle will transfer you to the airport for your final departure.

Cost Details

"So What you are paying For?"

We would like to explain to you. We are a local company providing world-wide travelers with internationally qualified services. We provide you with the lowest cost possible for fully inclusive trips that have no hidden fees. We guarantee your safety, satisfaction, and long-lasting memories of your experience.

Cost Include
  • Necessary airport pick up and drop as per the itinerary in Nepal and Tibet side.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu with a professional tour guide and private vehicle
  • 4 Nights twin sharing hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast includes.
  • 8 Nights twin sharing hotel accommodation in Tibet with breakfast includes.
  • Kathmandu Lhasa Kathmandu flight.
  • Tibet Visa and necessary travel Permit.
  • BMW Motorbikes with 3 Cases.
  • One English speaking local guide.
  • Provisional driving license.
  • One leading rider.
  • All entrance fees in Tibet.
  • Support vehicle with trailer and repair tools.
  • Bottled water.
Cost Exclude
  • International flight to and from Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fees.
  • Lunch and dinner during the whole trips.
  • Personal expenses such as snacks, beverages, laundry, telephone etc.
  • Fuel for Motorbike.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


BMW motorbikes will be provided for this bike tour. We have 3 models of BMW motorbikes. You can select one as your preference. The price may vary according to the bikes you choose.

  1. BMW F 750 GS
  2. BMW F 800 GS
  3. BMW R 1200 GS


No, you do not need to have a previous experience of any bike tour but you should know how to ride a bike and have confident while riding the bike.


This bike tour is especially designed for the adventure lovers who have good health condition and good riding skills and habit. You will be riding on high altitudes too so it is better to maintain good health condition for this bike tour. If you have any disease or problems relating to heart, breathing and high altitudes, then it will be very difficult while you ascend more than 3000 m.


Gaura pass is the highest altitude of this trip at an elevation of 5,200 meters above sea level.


We will be riding BMW motorbike for 6 days.


The total distance covered during the whole trip will be around 1,720 kms. (1068 miles)


You will ride around 5-6 hours a day.


Yes, our supporting vehicle will be following your throughout the trip with our supporting crew and mechanical engineer. They will help you and repair your bikes if any maintenance is required.


The peak season for this bike tour is from April to October. From November to March, Tibet is very cold and is often covered with heavy snow. Riders are suggested to wear winter gears during this period. Raincoat should be prepared in case of rain.


We will accommodate you in a three star hotel in Nepal and Tibet.


Yes, there are internet services in Tibet but social media like Whatsapp, Facebook, Instagram, etc. are banned in Tibet. So, make sure to download some good VPN if you want to use these social media.


ATM centers are available in both Nepal and Tibet. Most of the hotels accept cards but some may not. So, make sure you carry some cash with you along with the ATM and credit cards.

  • Getting a Nepalese VISA is very easy. You can get the visa during your arrival at the airport from the immigration department. The visa fees are 30, 50 and 125 for 15, 30 and 90 days respectively.
  • If you fill out an online form in this website (http://online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/tourist-visa) before taking the flight of Nepal, it would be easier.


It will take around 2 days for the Tibetan VISA. Please provide your passport and 3 pp. size photos for the Tibetan VISA during your arrival in Kathmandu.


It will take just one day for the local driving license of Tibet. You need to provide us your original driving license with a pp. sized photo.


Yes, travel insurance is compulsory. It is always better to keep ourselves insured.


Yes, our staffs of Global Holiday Adventure are insured.

  • If the cancellation is done before 30 days, you will get full refund of your advance payment.
  • If the cancellation is done before 15 days, 50% of your advance payment will be refunded.
  • If cancellation is made within a week then you won’t get any refund of the advance payment.

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