Lhasa Tibet, is one of the world's most extraordinary destination. There is adventure indeed looking around almost each and every corner. Lhasa the capital city like high in the arid wilderness of the Tibetan mountains. Its name the Roof of the World is no idle statement. The valley bottoms of Tibet are highest then the highest mountains elesewhere. Its now covered plateau are the highest in the world and apart from the Everest which Tibetans see from the other side.
Below supplied tour package is most demanding and famous to Tibet is a 08 days. where people start their one of the most spectacular overland journey its about 1000 kms between Kathmandu & Lhasa and fly back from there. The trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of the friendly Tibetan people, from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrok Tso, to the Kumbum, the most stunning architectural wonder of Tibet & to the city of wonders, the Lhasa. This trip concludes with the breathtaking Trans-Himalayan flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu.
DURATION: 7 Nights / 8 DAYS
Place Cover: Kathmandu, Kerung, Saga, Tingri, Xigatse, Gyantse and Lhasa.
Package Plan: Bed & Breakfast Only
Entry Exit Point: Drive in / Fly out
Tour Start and End : Kathmandu
Trip Plan: Private or Group Joining Basis
Activity: Cultural & Heritage tour - Overland Tour
Accommodation: Hotels / Guest House
Transportation: Private Vehicle as per group size.
Day 01 KATHMANDU-KERUNG
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.
Day 02 KERUNG TO TINGRI OR LHATSE
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
Day 03 TINGRI-XIGATSE
Our journey today takes us to the highest pass on the tour at Gyatshola Pass, 5,220m. Further, the drive descends to Lhatse town situated on the route to Mt. Kailash and continue towards Shigatse; the second largest city in Tibet honored by famous Tashilumpo Monastery; the seat of Panchen Lama.
Day 04 XIGATSE-GYANSE (3950m)-90Kms.
After visiting TASHILAUMPO MONASTRY in the morning including the Bazaar of XIGATSE , drive to GYANTSE which is 02 hrs Gyantse is small bustling town steeped in history. It is lies 264 Kms Southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of NYANG CHU River. In the 15th Century it served as the Capital of a small Kingdom. Visit KUMBUM CHORTEN & PHKLKOR MONASTERY which was built around 1400 AD It later became the main centre for trade with British India. Overnight in hotel.
Day 05 GYANTSE-LHASA (3650m)-260 Kms
2 hrs drive takes you to Lhasa crossing the KAROLA PASS (5236m) while driving you will see the YAMDROK TSO (Truquoise Lake) which takes approx. 1 hour to cross around. After passing KAMBALA, Lhasa Balley is seen to the north. You will also cross the Brahmaputra River.Reaching Lhasa and check in hotel. The accompanied guide will reconfirm your onwards airline ticket. Overnight in hotel.
Day 06 IN LHASA (3800M)
In Lhasa sightseeing tour to Sera Monastery, Jorkhang temple and Bharkor Bazar. Tour to Sera Monastery, one of the most important and old monastery of Tibet as well a school for Tibetan Buddhism. Visit to Jorkhang Temple is another interesting place as it boasts a lot of historic importance and tales of old days. Conclude the day tour by visiting Bharkor Bazaar.
Day 07 IN LHASA (3800M)
Sightseeing tour to Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. Tour of Potala Palace originally built during 640 AD. The 13 storied palaces stand 117.19m high with 1000 rooms, visit to Drepung monastery, and the largest of all monasteries in Tibet.
Day 08 LHASA-KATHMANDU
Transfer to airport 02-hrs drive Representative will assist you. Departure of flight for KATHMANDU would be approx. 01.00hrs ten minute.
SERVICES INCLUDES:-• PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION BY VAN
• TIBET TRAVEL PERMIT
• ENGLISH SPEAKING TIBETAN GUIDE.
• ACCOMMODATION ON TWIN SHARING ROOM BASIS
• SIGHTSEEING AND MONASTERY ENTRANCE FEES AS PER OUR ITINERARY
• DAILY BREAKFAST
• KATHMANDU TO KERONG TRANSFER BY JEEP
• LUNCH AND DINNER
• INSURANCE OF ANY KIND
• PERSONAL EXPENSES SUCH AS A DRINK, TIPS ETC.
• ANY ADDITIONAL COST DUE TO NATURAL CALAMITIES AND UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE
FIXED DEPARTURE - EVERY SATURDAY: GROUP JOINING BASIS
TOUR COST: USD 630/- PER PERSON
SINGLE ROOM SUPPEMENT CHARGE: USD 120/-
FLIGHT TICKETS: USD 350/- TO USD 410/- SUBJECT TO AVAILABLE. (LHASA TO KATHMANDU)
CHINESE VISA: USD 85- PER Person
VISA EXTRA COST FOR FOLLOWING NATIONALITY: USD 90/- FOR USA - USD 70/- FOR CANADIAN - USD 80/- FOR BRAZILIAN & USD 70/- FOR ROMANIAN
VISA AND PERMIT
This is to inform that all visitor who intend the visit Tibet from Nepal that do not apply Chinese visa from their own countries. Because individual chinese visa will be cancelled while issuing group visa from Chinese embassy at Kathmandu. However, if clients wish to travel Tibet via Mainland China. In that case, Clients should have issue Chinese visa first by yourself in your countries and send it through mail to us your scan passport copy along with Chinese visa copy for issue the Tibet travel permit.