Tibet Lhasa Tour
Tibet Lhasa tour is yet another popular 4 day tour package to the Holy city of Lhasa in Tibet. Lhasa, the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region is a historically worthy town dated back to more than 1300 years in the history of Tibet. The city of Lhasa is located between 29o 36'N and 19o 06' E at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level towards the northern bank of Kyichu river. Lhasa city tour is also popular because the city of Lhasa has been the hub of politics, economy, culture and religion in Tibet. The age old monasteries and temples in the city have preserved many historical relics, Buddhist scriptures, arts, and crafts. Lhasa city tour is one of the shortest and refreshing trips which are also very cheap and memorable.
Tibet Lhasa tour starts after you take an hour flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa which is more reminiscent to mountain flight. This flight will offer you the most spectacular mountain views of the beautiful mountain ranges. In Lhasa our representative will receive you in airport and transfer you to hotel. On the next two days of your tour you will enjoy the sightseeing tour to Lhasa city where you will explore the Jhokhang Temple, the bustling Barkhor Streets, the wonderful Potala palace and the Holy Derpung and sera monasteries. On the fourth day you will take a flight back to Kathmandu.
NOTE: Due to devastating earthquake on 25th April, 2015 in Nepal, the Overland tour to Tibet via Kodari border has been impacted and closed. However, groups are still being run (To and From) Lhasa following the below itineraries.
Day 01 – Kathmandu (1,300m)/China – Lhasa (3,650m):
Fly to Lhasa crossing over the highest Himalayan ranges of the world (1 Hr.). Or arrive via mainland China to Lhasa. Transfer and check-in to your hotel. Full rest for acclimatization – Hotel.
Day 02-03 – In Lhasa:
Two full day sight-seeing tour of Lhasa including Jokhang temple, Barkhor bazaar, Potala palace, Sera & Drepung monasteries, etc. – Hotel.
Day 04 – Lhasa – Ganden – Lhasa: 100 KM:
Drive to Ganden Monastery; Explore around and back to Lhasa on the same day. O/N at hotel.
Day 05 – Lhasa – Xigatse via Gyantse:
Drive to Shigatse via Gyantse and Yamdroktso. Enroute visit Yamdroktso and Phalkhor and Khumbub stupa in Gyantse. Drive to Shigatse. O/N at hotel.
Day 06 – Shigatse – Lhasa:
Visit Tashilomphu Monastery; Explore around Shigatse and drive direct to Lhasa. O/N at Hotel.
Day 07 - Drive to the Airport or Train station for the next destination.
- Transportation bus /jeep as per group size.
- Tibet travel permit.
- English speaking Tibetan guide.
- Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
- Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
- Daily breakfast.
- Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa.
Cost does not Include
- Client and travel insurance.
- Lunch and dinner.
- Personal expenses such as a drink, tips& etc.
- Nepal re- entry visa fee