one of the highest cities in the world, aptly the capital of the ‘roof
of the world’. Lhasa has had a long history of flourishing trade,
consumerism, spirituality, Buddhism and change. The modern Lhasa is an
interesting and often extreme experience for visitors, and things are
changing very fast. Its time to visit this fabulous region and spend
some time here to get an idea of this fiercely unique culture and
You will see the famous Potala Palace, visit the Tombs of the Dalai
Lamas, go trekking in Namtso, see the Kelsang Temple in Shigatse and
visit the world’s highest monastery.
Day 02: Lhasa
Day 03: Lhasa
Day 04: Lhasa
Day 05: Namtso
Le plan de Route
is one of the highest cities in the world, aptly the
capital of the ‘roof of the world’. Lhasa has had a long
history of flourishing trade, consumerism, spirituality,
Buddhism and change. The modern Lhasa is an interesting
and often extreme experience for visitors, and things are
changing very fast.
arrival: you will arrive in Gonggar Airport, and will
be met by a local guide. A Kada (white scarf) will be
presented to you as a symbol of good luck. Drive 60km to
Lhasa city and spend some time adapting to the altitude
Day 2, 3 and 4: spend time in Lhasa to really
experience what the capital of Tibet has to offer. You can
take advantage of many of the local sights and we have
given you sufficient time to see Lhasa at day and night so
you get a picture of what local life is like, as well as
seeing the usual tourist spots.
Yalung Tsangpo River boat cruising
Barkhor Market Street
Ani Sangkhung Nunnery
Chapel of the Dalai Lamas’ Tombs
Tengye Ling Chapel
Lake is one of four holy lakes in Tibet, located north of
Lhasa. The lake is an absolutely stunning crystal-like
mirage on the huge Qiangtang Plain, with the
NyanchengTanglha peaks towering in the distance. Namtso is
a fascinating wide open space which will leave you in awe.
Local nomadic herders still inhabit the plain and you will
get the chance to see their lifestyle.
Journey time from Lhasa is approximately 3 hours. You will
experience half a day of trekking in the area.
Trekking at Namtso for half a day
is the second largest city in Tibet and capital of the
Tsang province. Historically an important trading and
administrative centre, nowadays Shigatse is a rapidly
expanding Chinese town with the old Tibetan town every
On the way to Shigatse visit the Yangpacheng temple. On
arrival you will have the chance to visit the local sights
Summer Palace of Panchen Lamas
Tibet Gang Gyen Carpet Factory
Chapel of Jampa
Tomb of the Fifth to the Ninth Panchen Lamas
in the Nyang-chu valley, is one of the principal towns in
Tibet, and is a different and refreshing place to visit.
There are many things in around the town that can be
enjoyed. Gyantse is 250km south-west of Lhasa.
Journey to Gyantse is approximately 3 hours. After
breakfast, leave for Gyantse enjoying views of Tibetan
villages and the beautiful countryside. On the way you
will see Kamba-la Pass and the Yamdrok-tso which is one of
the main lakes in Tibet. You will have lunch in Nangartse.
Afterwards, drive to Karo-la Pass where you can enjoy the
Karo-la Glacier and the holy mountain called Nojin
Back streets of Gyantse
is a small town located near to the Mt. Everest and Cho
Oyu base camps. In olden times Sherpas coming from Nepal
would exchange rice, iron and grains to Tibetan traders in
exchange for wool and livestock. The Tingri Plain is vast
and untouched and part of old Nepali legends saying that
one day in the future Kathmandu will shift to the Tingri
Day 8 - Journey to Tingri is approximately 8 hours. Arrive
in Tingri and visit the area and the Sakya Monastery.
Day 9 – Today visit the highest monastery in the world;
Rongpuk. Also visit and explore the Everest Base Camp.
Everest Base Camp
Journey back to Shigatse is approximately 9 hours. On
arrival check in and relax
is one of the largest cities in Tibet, in the Yarlung
Valley. Historically it was the residence of many of
Tibet’s rulers and thus holds certain significance and is
home to the Tibet’s first monastery, Samye. Tsetang is
said to be the birthplace of the Tibetan civilization,
with the first people being born in a nearby mountain
Day 11 - Journey to Tsetang is approximately 3 hours.
Spend time visiting this truly sacred city of the Tibetan
Day 12 – Enjoy the area an take an excursion to the
Yumbulakang Palace in the Yarlung valley.
Yurlung Tangpo River
Drive back to Lhasa to spend the whole day in the capital
as a nice way to end your tour. Journey back to Lhasa is
approximately 3 hours.
Depending on your departure details, our team will take
you to the airport for your return flight. Tour ends.
TOUR PRICE INCLUDES WITH FOLLOWING
twin sharing basis
(Continental Plan - breakfast only)
Bed tea and evening
Sightseeing as per
Services of licensed
Entry and route
Services non Inclus
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IN THE PRICES:-
Medical and Personal Insurance
Tips, laundry, telephone bills,
portage and Beverages.
Meals unless specified.
Entrances to Monuments and other
Movie / video camera fee at
Domestic or International airfare
Medical or baggage insurance.
Airport Departure taxes, Visa
Tips and gratuities.
Any other service that has not
Your game safaris in the National
Parks unless specified above.
New Year, Christmas, festivals &
Events Period (supplements to be advised, if required)
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