Trip Details
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Flight & Private Car
  • Food: Breakfast Only
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Group Size: 15
  • Max Elevation: 5200m
Highlights
  • Miraculous insight into the life, civilization, culture and the religion of Bhutanese People
  • Visit ancient monasteries and interact with holy monks
  • Experience the freshwater serene Yamdrok Lake
  • Capture magnificent mountain summits including Mt. Everest, the top of the world
  • Visit monasteries like Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya Monastery and step at Everest base camp
  • Spectacular flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and back to Kathmandu
  • Explore Polata Palace, Johkang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung, and Sera Monastery

7 Night 8 days Lhasa tour is sacred and the land carrying historical importance since ancient times, of course, will offer the travelers a miraculous insight into the life, civilization, culture and the religion of the local people. The Tibet ancient monasteries coated with sacred prayer flags and the holy monks offering prayer at the shore of tranquil Lake Yamdrok. The true lovers of nature find Yamdrok Lake an awesome gift of nature. Those who choose 7 Nights 8 days Lhasa Tour will definitely find it rewarding and a spiritual journey for a lifetime in the lap of Himalayas including the top of the world, Mt. Everest. Not only has this trip let you experience the Buddhist cultural sites in the holy city, Lhasa but also the travelers will have the opportunity to witness the majestic mountain view of the mountain of Nepal. The major highlights of this tour are a visit to monasteries like Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya Monastery, Everest base camp.

This trip commences with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and you will be accompanied with an English speaking guide to the visit to different monasteries like Pelkor Monastery,Tashilhunpo Monastery, Rongbuk Monastery, and Gyantse and Shigatse. Finally, you will be taken to Everest Base Camp  trek for Tibet side.

Itinerary

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Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet, receive you there drive to your hotel. You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo river/Bhamaputra River(The Longest and largest river in Tibet)and the Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa. Take a rest to acclimatize in high altitude after check-in hotel. It is also possible to walk around Potala Square and get amazing photos of the Palace . Overnight in Lhasa.

  • BF
  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3650m

Breakfast and sightseeing tour first visit the Polata is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Tibet Potala palace has 1000 chambers, the gilded burial stupas of formal Dalai Lamas and meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. After lunch, tour to Jokhang temple built bt the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote the Buddhist religion. Barkhor Street Id the local Tibetan street around Jokhang temple, you can walk with pilgrims and locals, and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.

  • BF
  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3650m

Breakfast and continue the Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery, one of the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet built in 1416 by jamyang choge ,one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace used to be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala Palace .In the afternoon ,we visit Sera Monastery, one of the “great three”Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey ,one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples.The Monks debate at around 3-5 in the afternoon is tha main attraction of Sera Monastery.Stay overnight in Lhasa.

  • BF
  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3650m

Breakfast and to Shigatse cross over the Kambala pass (4790m) with the view of Yamdrok Lake (4400m) is surrounded by many snow capped mountains. Lunch in Gyantse,the third largest historical city of Tibet,and visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum here ,and then continue drive to Shiatse ie the second largest city in Tibet .You will visit Tashilunpo Monastery ,the seat of Panchen Lama, the second largest incarnation lama in Tibet .Stay overnight in Shigatse.

  • BF
  • Lodge
  • Shigatse
  • 3900m

Breakfast and drive to Rongbuk monastery Everest via Lhatse ad shegar ,the small town we stop for lunch.The view of the Mount Everest can see in the distance if the weather is clear from Sheger.Driving on the way to Rongbuk Monastery ,we will cross one of the highest pass in Tibet called Pang La pass (5050m)that offers the top five highest mountains in the world including Mt.Everest ,Makalu Cho Oyu, and Shisapangma.Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.

  • BF
  • Lodge
  • Rongbuk Everest
  • 5200m

Morning enjoy the sunrise on the top of Mount Everest,and it’s magnificent full view standing likea snow capped pyramid in front of you at Rongphu .This is the vantage point to see the grand view of Mount Everest .Breakfast and you may trek to Everest Base Camp 4km one way.It is also possible to go by local bus.After base camp ,you can visit Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m)and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that we drive back to Shigatse,and stay overnight in Shigatse.

  • BF
  • Lodge
  • Shigatse
  • 3900m

Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Brahmaputra River, the longest and largest river in Tibet. Stay overnight in Lhasa.

  • BF
  • Hotel
  • Lhasa
  • 3650m

Breakfast and Tibetan tour guides will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get inboard. Say goodbye to Tibet Himalayas and Lhasa.

  • BF
  • NON
  • Lhasa

What to Expect

  •  Airport pick up and departure transfer
  • Tibet travel permit and all over necessary permits to Tibet
  • All entrance fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
  • English –speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group
  • Comfortable, local driver, vehicle ranging from 4 WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size Twin Sharing accommodation with breakfast
  • Tourist accident /casualty insurance
  • First-aid Kit
  •  Flight or Train Ticket
  • Lunch and dinner during the Tibet tour, it costs about USD 3-15 per person for one meal in Tibet.
  • Tips for tour guide and driver
  • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone calls,  snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip) , optional tour activities, etc.
  • Tibet China group paper Visa.