Trip overview :
Tibet, on the lofty Tibetan Plateau on the northern side of the Himalayas, is an autonomous region of China. It’s nicknamed the “Roof of the World” for its towering peaks. It shares Mt. Everest with Nepal. Its capital, Lhasa, is site of hilltop Potala Palace, and Jokhang Temple, Tibet’s spiritual heart, revered for its golden statue of the young Buddha
You will be taken through the ancient city of Lhasa which is filled with unparalleled history, culture,heritage and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the skyline with its powerful and ancient eastern architecture. A visit to the ancient monasteries is an experience of a lifetime and incredible opportunity to learn Buddhism.
Day 01 -Aarrival in lhasa by air, transfer to your hotel
Day 02 – Visit Jokhang temple, Barkhor street, Sera monastery in Lhasa
Day 03 – Visit Potala palace and Drepung monastery in lhasa
Day 04 – Lhasa/gyangtse visit Gyangtse Dzong and Kumbum then to Shigatse
Day 05 – Shigatse visit tashilungpo monastery then back to lhasa
Day 06 – Flight from Lhasa to your next destination
Detailed itinerary :
On arrival at Lhasa Airport drive to Lhasa . Rest of the day free to explore the surrounding or get yourself acclimatized at the hotel .
Today we will visit to Jokhang Temple which is holiest shrine . Great opportunity to shop in barkhor, the most crowded market of lhasa. Later in the afternoon we will visit 15th Century Sera monastery, home to several hundred monks and famous for monks debating.
Today we will visit the most important landmark of Tibet The Potala palace a masterpiece of eastern architecture. it has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once home to the dalai lama. Later in afternoon we will ended with a visit to the drepung monastery. once the world's largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery . Overnight at the hotel .
Today after breakfast, we will corss 5000m Khambo la and Kharo la and we will pass beautiful Yamdrok tso Lake .Enroute beautiful views of himalays, glacial rivers and beautiful valleys. We reach Gyantse visit Gyangtse dzong and kumbum. The Kumbum is a stupa surrounded by numerous tibetan murals and small chapel houses. After the visit of gyantse we will drive to Xigatse, the second largest city in tibet, overnight at the hotel in Xigatse .
Today after breakfast we will visit theTashilungpo Monastery and the market palces . Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, founded in 1447 by the 1st Dalai Lama, is a historic and culturally important monastery in Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet . At last we drive back to lhasa and overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.
Experience the wondrous sight of the himalayas for one last time as we fly back to your next destination.
- All the required airport transfers
- Private vehicle for transfers and sightseeing
- Service of english speaking tour guide
- Twin share accomodations
- Daily breakfast & Dinner in the local restaurant .
- Entrance fees at the places of visit
- Sightseeing and excursions as per the program .
- All the government taxes /Government Royalty
Welcome and Farewell with KHADA Scarf , Welcome drink , 01 bottle of mineral water every day during sightseeing ).
Services exclude :
- Travel insurance
- Flight cost to and from Lhasa ( tibet )
- International flight cost
- Emergency rescue
- Expenses of personal nature like drinks/barbills , internet, laundry, telephone, postage, tipping.
- Expenses arising from from flight delays, flight cancellations, bad weather , road blockade,landslides, riots,political reasons ,natural calamities, incidents beyond our control, non issuance of visa, expensense arising from Sudden closure of tibet .
- Room/hotel upgrading
Services other than specified in the inclusions.