Overview

 

 

Trip Facts

Activity: Tour

Duration: 8 Days

Grade: Normal

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Itinerary

Package One
7 Night/ 8 Days Lhasa/Yamdork Lake/Gyantse/Shigatse Tour


Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa (3650m)

Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet,
receive you there and drive to your hotel. You may view the Yarlung
Tsangpo River / Bhamaputra River (the Longest and largest river in
Tibet) and Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa. Take a rest to
acclimatize in high altitude after check in hotel. It also possible to
walk around Potala Square, and get amazing photos of Potala Palace.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2: Lhasa Tour – Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street.

Breakfast, and sightseeing tour first visit the Potala Paalce is the
winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Tibet Potala palace has 1000
chambers, the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and
meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. After lunch, tour to
Jokhang temple built by the 33rd great kind of Tibet in 7th century to
promote the Buddhist religion. Barkhor Street is the local Tibetan
street around Jokhang temple; you can walk with pilgrims and locals,
and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.

Day 3: Lhasa Tour – Drepung and Sera Monastery.

Breakfast and continue Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery, one of
the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet built in 1416 by Jamyang
choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to
be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala
palace. In the Afternoon, we visitSera Monastery, one of the “great
three” Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey,
one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The Monks debate at around 3 –
5 in the afternoon is the main attraction of Sera Monastery. Stay
overnight in Lhasa

Day 4: Lhasa/Yamdrok Lake (4400m) /Lhasa. (5 – 6hours)

Drive to Gyantse via beautiful Lake Yamdrok Tso Gyantse Evening visit
Pelkhor Manastery and Khumbum Stupa Overnight in Hotel Gyantse.

Day 5: Drive to Shigatse visit Panchen Lama’s Tashi Lhamo Monastery overnight in hotel

 

Day 6: Shigatse to Lhasa Drive back to Lhasa Overnight at hotel

 

Day 7: Lhasa Visit Norbulinka Palace Overnight in Hotel

 

Day 8: after breakfast Drive to Gongar Airport and fly back to Kathmandu.

 

SERVICES INCLUDED:

• Twin sharing accommodation as per the itinerary on bed & breakfast (BB) basis

• English speaking Tibetan Guide

• Transportation as per the itinerary by Van/jeep

• Monastery entrance fee

• Tibet Travel permit

SERVICES EXCLUDED:

• Lunch & Dinner

• Train or Air fare of any sectors

• Insurance of any kind

• Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control…

• Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, porter charge etc.


Package Two
7 Night /8 Days Lhasa-EBC-Lhasa Tour


Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa(3650m)

Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet,
receive you there and drive to your hotel. You may view the Yarlung
Tsangpo River / Brahmaputra River (the Longest and largest river in
Tibet) and Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa. Take a rest to
acclimatize in high altitude after check in hotel. It also possible to
walk around Potala Square, and get amazing photos of Potala Palace.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2: Lhasa Tour – Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street.

Breakfast, and sightseeing tour first visit the Potala Paalce is the
winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Tibet Potala palace has 1000
chambers, the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and
meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. After lunch, tour to
Jokhang temple built by the 33rd great kind of Tibet in 7th century to
promote the Buddhist religion. Barkhor Street is the local Tibetan
street around Jokhang temple; you can walk with pilgrims and locals,
and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.

Day 3: Lhasa Tour – Drepung and Sera Monastery.

Breakfast and continue Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery, one of
the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet built in 1416 by Jamyang
choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to
be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala
palace. In the Afternoon, we visit Sera Monastery, one of the “great
three” Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey,
one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The Monks debate at around 3 –
5 in the afternoon is the main attraction of Sera Monastery. Stay
overnight in Lhasa

Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse (3900m) 270KM, 6hours

Breakfast and drive to Shigatse cross over the Kambala pass (4790m)
with the view of Yamdrok Lake (4400m) is surrounded by many snow
capped mountains. Lunch in Gyantse, the third largest historical city
of Tibet, and visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum
here, and then continue drive to Shigatse is the second largest city
in Tibet. You will visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen
Lama, the second largest incarnation lama in Tibet. Stay overnight in
Shigatse

Day 5: Shigatse to Rongbuk Everest (5200m)365Km,7-8hrs via Tingri

Breakfast and drive to Rongbuk monastery Everest via Lhatse ad Shegar,
the small town we stop for lunch. The view of the Mount Everest can
see in the distance if the weather is clear from Shegar. Driving on
the way to Rongbuk Monastery, we will cross one of the highest pass in
Tibet called Pang La pass (5050m) that offers the top five highest
mountains in the world including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and
Shisapangma. Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.

Day 6: Everest Base Camp to Shigatse (3900m)400Km, 9-10hours

orning enjoy the sun rise on the top of mount Everest, and it’s
magnificent full view standing like a snow capped pyramid in front of
you at Rongbuk. This is the vantage point to see the grand view of
Mount Everest. Breakfast and you may trek to Everest Base camp 4km one
way. It is also possible to go by local bus. After base camp, you can
visit Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world
(5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that we drive back to
Shigatse, and stay overnight in Shigatse.

Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa (3650m)318Km, 6hours

Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The
whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the
Brahmaputra River, the Longest and largest river in Tibet. Stay
overnight in Lhasa

Day 8: Lhasa Airport or Train Station.

Breakfast and Tibetan tour guide will transfer you to the airport or
train station and help you get on board. Say good bye to Tibet
Himalayas and Lhasa.

SERVICES INCLUDED:

-Airport pick up and departure transfer

-Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet

-All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary

-English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group

-Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local
driver; vehicle ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on
the group size Twin Sharing accommodation with breakfast and if you
travel individually, you will need to share one room with another
tourist; while if you prefer to stay in one room by yourself, you will
have to pay the single room supplement.

-Tourist accident/casualty insurance

-First aid kit

SERVICES EXCLUDED:

-Flight or Train ticket

-Lunch and dinner during Tibet tour, it costs about USD 3-15 per
person for one meal in Tibet.

-Tips for tour guide and driver

-Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks
(please do the best to avoid the alcoholic

-beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.

-Tibet China group paper visa