8 days central Tibet tour

 

Itinerary: 8 Days central Tibet tour

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT LHASA(3650m)(65km drive )

Group pick up at Lhasa Airport and transfer to hotel, after rest for acclimatization in the hotel.

DAY 02: LHASA(3650m)(5km drive)

Morning visit Potala palace, the seat of the both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 14th century.Afternoon visit Sera monastery 5km north of Lhasa City, it was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choejie, a disciple of Tsongkapa, and the founder of the Gelugpa sect. Sera is one of the three major monasteries of yellow sect in Tibet.

DAY 03:LHASA (3650m)(8km drive)

Morning visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa, it was built in 1416 by Jamyang Choejie, a disciple of Tsongkhapa.Afternoon visit Norbulingkha the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas which was built in 18th century,Jokhang temple and Barkhor market,this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses a golden statue of the Buddha Shakyamuni, which was brought to Tibet by Chinese princess Wenchen.

DAY 04:LHASA -SHIGATSE(3900m)(280km drive)

Lhasa-Shigatse,it takes 6 hours driving,visit the Tashi Lunpo monastery, which is the seat of the Panchen Lamas.

DAY 05:SHIGATSE-GYANGTSE (3950m)(90km drive)

Shigatse-Gyangtse,Gyangtse is the bustling town steeped in history, in the 15th century, it serves the capital of a small kingdom.The beautiful Kumbum Chorten (stupa) built around 1400AD and the huge ruined castle.

DAY 06: GYANGTSE-KAROLA GLACIER-YAMDROK LAKE-TSEDANG (3550m)(350km drive)

Gyangtse-Tsedang. It takes 7 hours crossing over Karolapass-5050m,Mt.Nyechen Kangsar 7190m,Yamdrok Lake 4340m, and Kambala pass 4750m.

DAY 07:TSEDANG SIGHTSEEING (3550m)(30km)

Morning visit Yumbulakhang palace which is the earliest Buddhist Temple in Tibet. Afternoon visit Tangdruk temple which is located 30 kilometers from the center of Tsedang.

DAY 08:TSEDANG TO LHASA AIRPORT AND END THE TIBET PART TOUR (3650m)(95km drive)

Tsedang drive to Lhasa Airport and flight to next destination.

NOTE:*** This trip itinerary can be changed or modified as per your time, requirement and interest.

Cost of This Trip: depend on your group size and your requirements. Please e-mail us for a special price quote.

For more information and booking this trip, please contact us in advance. Thank you for your time.

Itinerary: 8 Days central Tibet tour

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT LHASA(3650m)(65km drive )

Group pick up at Lhasa Airport and transfer to hotel, after rest for acclimatization in the hotel.

DAY 02: LHASA(3650m)(5km drive)

Morning visit Potala palace, the seat of the both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 14th century.Afternoon visit Sera monastery 5km north of Lhasa City, it was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choejie, a disciple of Tsongkapa, and the founder of the Gelugpa sect. Sera is one of the three major monasteries of yellow sect in Tibet.

DAY 03:LHASA (3650m)(8km drive)

Morning visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa, it was built in 1416 by Jamyang Choejie, a disciple of Tsongkhapa.Afternoon visit Norbulingkha the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas which was built in 18th century,Jokhang temple and Barkhor market,this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses a golden statue of the Buddha Shakyamuni, which was brought to Tibet by Chinese princess Wenchen.

DAY 04:LHASA -SHIGATSE(3900m)(280km drive)

Lhasa-Shigatse,it takes 6 hours driving,visit the Tashi Lunpo monastery, which is the seat of the Panchen Lamas.

DAY 05:SHIGATSE-GYANGTSE (3950m)(90km drive)

Shigatse-Gyangtse,Gyangtse is the bustling town steeped in history, in the 15th century, it serves the capital of a small kingdom.The beautiful Kumbum Chorten (stupa) built around 1400AD and the huge ruined castle.

DAY 06: GYANGTSE-KAROLA GLACIER-YAMDROK LAKE-TSEDANG (3550m)(350km drive)

Gyangtse-Tsedang. It takes 7 hours crossing over Karolapass-5050m,Mt.Nyechen Kangsar 7190m,Yamdrok Lake 4340m, and Kambala pass 4750m.

DAY 07:TSEDANG SIGHTSEEING (3550m)(30km)

Morning visit Yumbulakhang palace which is the earliest Buddhist Temple in Tibet. Afternoon visit Tangdruk temple which is located 30 kilometers from the center of Tsedang.

DAY 08:TSEDANG TO LHASA AIRPORT AND END THE TIBET PART TOUR (3650m)(95km drive)

Tsedang drive to Lhasa Airport and flight to next destination.

NOTE:*** This trip itinerary can be changed or modified as per your time, requirement and interest.

Cost of This Trip: depend on your group size and your requirements. Please e-mail us for a special price quote.

For more information and booking this trip, please contact us in advance. Thank you for your time.