We wiil fly to lhasa over the highest mountains in the world.
Lhasa Cultural Tour
We wiil fly to lhasa over the highest mountains in the world. In lhasa, we will explore the Potala Palace (former winter residence of Dalai Lama), The Jokhang (The most revered Tibetain Buddhist religions structure), The tibetan medical centre and the largest monastic university in Tibet at Drepung.
From Lhasa we will travel across the Tibatan plateau visiting some of Tibet most revered monasteries and religious sites in the tsang province. we will visit transquil Yamdork Tso, Gantse and Tibet’s second largest city Shigatse. From Shigatse we will continue over Tongla pass to Shegar and Zangmu with views of the Himalaya, Cross the Friendship Bridge and make our way through the Nepal countryside to Kathmandu. You may wish to extend your holiday with a trek in to the Himalayas or head south for a Jungle Safari in the Chitwan National Park.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (sightseeing overnight Kathmandu )
Day 02: Sightseeing, overnight Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa ( 11,972 ft), acclimatization – overnight Lhasa.
Day 04: Guided tour of Jokang, the Barkhor and the Tibetan medical center – over night Lhasa.
Day 05: Guided tour of Potala Palace and Drepung – overnight Lhasa.
Day 06: Drive from Lhasa to Gyanse (12,956 ft )via Yamdork Tso,Crossing two passes ( Kambala 16,314 ft and Korala 16,432 ft). overnight Gyatse.
Day 07: Drive to Shigatse (12,792 ft), en-route visit Zhalu monastery, guided tour of Tashilhunpo Monastery – overnight Shigatse.
Day 08: Drive to shegar (14268 ft) via Tongla pass (16564 ft)overnight shegar.
Day 09: Drive to Zangmu (8200 ft), en route visit Milarepa Caves in Nyalam – overnight Zhangmu.
Day 10: Drive via Frindship Highway to border, cross Frindship Bridge and transfer to mini-bus or Land rover for trip to Kathmandu – overnight Kathmandu.
Day 11: Depature or extend.
Travel permit, air fare as per Itenearary
Normal Chinese visa fee
all land transfer as per itineray
entrance fees to monasteries
accomandation as per itinerary
twin sharing with breakfast only
all sightseeing tours as per itinerary with local English speaking Guides.
Cost does not Include
Nepal re-entry visa fee
excess baggage charges
emergency Chinese visa fee
private expenses (telephone, laudry, beverages, tips) etc.