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Tibet Tours

This journey reveals the towering mountains and huge sweeping landscapes of the Tibetan Plateau.  Enroute to Lhasa we visit Shigatse, the spiritual and cultural centre of Tibet. . Visit the former home of Dalai Lama, The Potala Palace, dominating the city atop its rocky pedestal. Then walk in the dark hallway of the holiest of holies, the Jokhang Temple, with the pilgrims who have come from afar to postrate themselves as its many shrines. Shop in the Barkhor, Tibet's biggest bazaar and a sacred circummbulation route. Watch fisherman on the Kyi Chu river in their yak -skin coracles or visit the ancient Lukhang temple behind the Potala . Laden with souvenirs and memories fly back to Kathmandu, for some more exploring in this wonderful city before departure.

Day to day Itinerary

* Day 1. Arrival in Kathmandu. Trip briefing.  Welcome dinner with culture dance.

* Day 2. Explore the temples and old palaces.

* Day 3. Fly to Gongor airport and transfer to Tsedang hotel

* Day 4. Explore Yarlung Tsangpo, the cradle of Tibetan civilization, visit Samye the oldest Monastery and market place.

* Day 5. Drive via Yamdrok lake to Gyangtse, Gyantse Hotel, visit Kumbum Stupa & Pelkor Chode Monastery

* Day 6. Drive via Shalu monastery to Shigatse, Shigatse Hotel, visit Tashi Lhunpo Monastery & Shigatse

* Day 7. Drive Shigatse to Lhasa, Check into Hotel

* Day 8. Guided tour of Jokhang Temple, Barkhor & Tibetan Medical Center

* Day 9. Guided tour of Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery

* Day10. After Breakfast transfer to Airport to connect flight to Kathmandu or Chengdu

* Day11. Free day in Kathmandu

* Day12. International Departure

Cost Includes:

* Arrival / Departure by private vehicle

* Welcome dinner with culture dance

* Accommodation in Kathmandu Hotel on BB basis.

* Return Airfare Ktm-Lxa-Ktm

* City tours with qualified tour officer

* Tibet permit

* Entrance Fees for city tours

* Twin-sharing accommodation on bed & breakfast basis

* All guided tours & Transfers

* All necessary ground transportation

* Sight Seeing

* Sleeping bags

* First-aid medical kit

Cost does not include:

* Visas

* International airport taxes

* Transfers outside of the tour program

* All optional additional tours and activities during free time

* Item of personal natures e.g; food and beverages, laundry, souvenirs etc.,

* Tips

* Travel insurance

Trip Profile
Duration: 12 days 
Trip Details: English Speaking Tibetan guide. 
8 Days Tibet Tour. 
4 days in Kathmandu with sightseeing.
Airfare Kathmandu- Lhasa-Kathmandu 
Activities: Cultural, Touring, Walking

Grade: Easy
Mode of Travel: Private coach 
Group & Staff: Min 4 - Max 12, local staffs.
Accommodation: Hotels & lodges.