Tibet Round trip (#48 )

About this package

This is the most demanding & the popular tour to Tibet is a 07/08 days package, where people start their one of the most spectacular overland journey on the 920 km stretch of road, known as the Friendship highway, between Kathmandu & Lhasa and fly back from there. The trip allows a number of detours to the highlights of the Tsang Province and the Lhasa City.The trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso, to the Kumbum (literally 100,00 images), the most stunning architectural wonder of Tibet & to the city of wonders, the Lhasa. This tour concludes with the breathtaking Trans-Himalayan flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

Day 1

Fly over panoramic Himalayan ranges from Kathmandu to Lhasa airport (55 minutes flight) and transfer 100 km to the holy city. Check in Hotel. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2

Full day exploration of Samye Monastery, the 1st Buddhist Monastery, Yambulakhanga Palace and Tombs of Tibet kings. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3

Drive 330km to shigatse via yalung tsangpo gorge. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4

Early morning, visit tashilunpo Monastery and afternoon drive 90km to Gyantse. Overnight at hotel.

Day 5

Sightseeing of Palkhur Monastery and kumbum stupa and drive 280km to lhasa via karola pass (5015m), lake yamdrok and kambala pass (4794m). Overnight at hotel.

Day 6

Two full day sightseeing of Potala palace, Jokhang temple, drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and bharkhor Market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7

Two full day sightseeing of Potala palace, Jokhang temple, drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and bharkhor Market. Overnight at hotel.

Day 8

Early morning Transfer from hotel to airport and fly back to Kathmandu or onward destination. End of Service.

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