Tibet is a land of enriched by culture, tradition and steeped religion along the far flung unique landscape, aptly called the Roof of the world. Let the age old Tibetan myths & mysteries cast an enchanted spell that holds a visitor in thrill and excitement.
The first day of the tour provide exciting mountain flight across the giant Himalayas right over Mt. Everest. After you arrive in Lhasa the land of lords you will be welcomed by our ever friendly, professional staff. You will spend 2 full days observing this ancient commanded by the amazing palace Potala atop the hillock in the middle of the city and filled by monasteries, nunneries and other cultural heritages.
After Lhasa, you will drive along the friendship road towards Nepal border. The snaky road along the patchy terrain offer excellent view of Himalayan peaks including Mt. Everest, Cho-oyu, Xisapangma and many others from the northern side. The towns you encounter on the way serve as historic sites and home of cultural heritage of this overwhelming Himalayan Kingdom. The tour ends at the border ofNepal-Tibet at small town of Zangmu where you will say good bye to your Tibetan staff and be welcomed by Nepali staff before culminating your trip in Kathmandu.
DAY 01st: Kathmandu - Lhasa (3650M) Fly on china southwest airlines.
The flight duration is 1 hr and 10 mins and it is one of the most beautiful flights in the world. On your flight you will see the Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdruk, Kanchanjunga, Makulu Pumori, as well as Mount Everest including other mountain peak. UPON ARRIVAL you will be meet our Tibetan Guide and transfer provided to Lhasa city. Overnight in Hotel
DAY 02nd: Lhasa sightseeing tour
Visit the Potala Palace & Norbulinka Palace
Day 03rd: Drepung and Sera monastery.
Overnight in Hotel
Day O4th: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) - 259km.
This drive takes 8 hrs to Gyantse. Crossing two passes. The korala (5010m) and kambala (4794m) and lake yamdrok tso. You will cross Yarlung tsangpo (Brahmaputra) river. Overnight in Gyantse.
Day 05th day: Gyantse- Xigatse (3900m) 90km.
After breakfast visit Khumbum Stupa, Phalkar Monastery in Gyantse. After lunch embark on a pleasant 2 hrs drive to Xigatse. Second biggest city of Tibet. In the evening explore Xigatse. Overnight in Xigatse.
Day 06th day : Xigatse - Lhatse (4300m)-244km
Morning visit the place of famous Tasilumpo monastery and seat of Panchan Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge thanka wall, which is clearly visible from north side of road. Enroute visit Sakya monastery, if road condition is good. The monastery is 26 km off from main road. It is one of the oldest and most important Bonpo Monasteries of Tibet. Over night in Lhatse.
Day 07th day: Lhatse - Nyalam (4300M)
Drive (approx 8 hrs) to reach Nyalam crossing two spectaculars passes Nyalm pass (3800m) and Lalung-la pass (5082m). This drive offers fantastic view of high mountain including Mount Everest (8848m). Overnight in Nyalam.
Day 08th day: Nyalam - Kathmandu via Kodari. (1300M)
Early morning drive from Nyalam to Kodari (approx-2 hrs). After completing immigration and custom formalities drive down hill to kodari. After Kodari drive to Kathmandu.
- Trekking guide
- Trekking permit
- Nepal Visa fee
- International Air fare
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