Tibet Tour (Fly in Drive out tour to Tibet)

Tibet Tour ›› Tibet Tour (Fly in Drive out tour to Tibet)

This tour begins with the flight crossing over Himalayas to Lhasa. After spending thre days to visit the lure of Lhasa, the most fascinating capital city of the roof of the World dominated by the awe-inspiring grandeur of the Potala Palace, we head riding on 4WD Land cruisers following the Friendship Highway through some of the most amazing landscape on Earth and staying in the best traditional hotels Tibet has to offer. We will cross the spectacular Khumbi-La Pass, separated Tibetan settlements, nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains, array of prayer flags, glaciers, snow covered mountain ranges  the scenery is incredible!

The forts and well-protected monasteries of Gyantse, Shigatse and Sakya reveal  always peaceful history, the riches within, evidence to past glory.

 

Tibet Shigatse TourDay 1: KATHMANDU-LHASA (3650 M), 90 KMS
Transfer to airport Kathmandu to Lhasa flight. Our Tibet representative will transfer to Hotel.

Day 2: LHASA
Sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet & Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet with Guide.

Day 3: LHASA
Sightseeing tour of Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center & Norbulinka Palace with Guide.

Day 4: LHASA-GYANGTSE ( 3990 M )
Drive via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Gyangtse across Kampa la pass 5050 m & Karo la (5045 m)passes. Visit Kubum stupa & Pelkor Chode Monastery.

Day 5: GYANGTSE-SHALU-SHIGATSE ( 3860 M )
Drive to Shigatse. Visit Shalu Monastery. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious hierachy & Shigatse Market.

Day 6: SHIGATSE-SAKYA-SHEGAR/DINGRI ( 4350 M )
Drive to Shear across Tsoula pass ( 4500 M ) & Gyatso la pass ( 5220 M ). Visit Sakya Monastery.

Day 7: SHEGAR-ZHANGMU ( 2300 M )
Drive to Zhangmu. Visit Milarepa Cave.

Day 8: KATHMANDU
Walk across Friendship Bridge & transfer to Kathmandu by Jeep.