Tibet Tour

Tibet Tour

Overview And Highlights

Trip Facts

Trip Type

Hotel / Lodge

Grade

Moderate

Altitude

3,950 m

Transportation

Land , Flight

Group Size

1+

Best Season

Spring and Autumn

This short trip is ideal for those wanting to see the highlights of Tibet and Lhasa.Fly in Tibet You fly or drive across the Himalaya to Lhasa, where you have plenty of time to visit the main sights in and around the town including the Potala Palace, the Norbulingka (the Dalai Lama’s summer palace) and the Jorkhang Temple which contains Jowo Shakyamuni, the most holy statue to all Tibetan Buddhists. You also visit the major monasteries in the Lhasa Valley including Samye, Drepung and Sera. You then drive along the Friendship Highway to Nepal, one of the most spectacular road journeys in the world. You visit the towns and monasteries in both Gyantse and Shigatse and then have a spectacular drive across the Tibetan Plateau with great views of Everest from the north side and Shishapangma, the only 8,000m mountain situated totally in Tibet. Finally you drive through the Himalaya and down into a spectacular gorge back to Nepal and Kathmandu. You can also fly back from Lhasa to Kathmandu.

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Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Van (normally) or 2 hour walks uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.

 

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Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world. from where, weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Cho Oyu (8201 M) & Mt Xishapagma (8012M) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From TINGRI, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 M). Stay overnight at Guest House

 

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Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220M), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at hotel.

 

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Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.

 

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Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) – Stay overnight at Hotel.

 

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Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel. 

 

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Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private vehicle
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • All ground transportation throughout the Tibet tour 
  • Travel Permits 
  • China/Tibet visa
  • Accommodation in 3 star hotels with breakfast during the Tibet tour on twin sharing basis 
  • Land transportation from Kathmandu to Kerung by jeep
  • Flight ticket from Lhasa to Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing tour in Tibet
  • Monasteries entry fees while sightseeing in Tibet

What Is Excluded?

  • Travel Insurance
  • Lunch and dinner during the Tibet tour
  • Tips, drinks and expense due to unforeseen circumstance 
  • Service other than mentioned above
  • Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

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