Tibet Tour

This is one of the most popular group join-in tours of Tibet for low budget & individual travelers. This tour is jointly promoted by a group of prominent Tibet tour operators based on using simple budget hotels. The tour is scheduled drive in & fly out & is particularly suitable for those travelers planning to continue into Mainland China.

Day 01: Arrive Lhasa Gongar Airport via Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing
Upon arrival meet & transfer to Tsedang in Yarlung Valley, the cradle of Tibetan civilization. Overnight hotel.

Day 2: Guided tour of Samye, the oldest Monastery belonging to the Red Hat School & Yumbulakhang, the first castle built for a Tibetan king.

Day 03: Tsedang / Gyantse
Driving out of Tsedang, this long journey (8-9 hrs) takes you through the vastness of the Tibetan Plateau, past the turquoise lake Yamdrok and over Kampala(4794m) and Karola (5010m) Passes. We arrive the town of Gyantse at 3950m, a pastoral town which is still left pretty untouched by modern expansion. Overnight hotel.

Day 04: Gyangtse / Shigatse
Visit Kumbum Stupa (an oversized chorten of over 100,000 images) & the adjoining Palkor Choede Monastery & continue drive for 2 hrs to Shigatse.
PM- Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery & Shigatse open market. Overnight hotel.

Day 05: Shigatse/Lhasa
We return to Lhasa. Check into hotel. Optional walking tour of Barkhor, the bustling market place of Lhasa. Overnight hotel.

Day 06: This morning, we tour Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama & listed as a world heritage site and Drepung Monastery, the biggest monastic university of Tibet.

Day 07: In the morning, we visit Norbu Linka, the summer palace for the Dalai Lama. In the afternoon, we cover Jokhang � the central cathedral�, Barkhor the bustling market in the heart of old Lhasa with its narrow streets whitewashed stone homes, window and the Tibetan Medical Centre.

Day 08: Lhasa to Chengdu/Beijing
After breakfast transfer to Gongar Airport to connect flight to Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing.

Testimonials

  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak
  • This Lang tang trek has been a wonderful experience for me, and I have enjoyed every minute!!

    The scenery is so beautiful and breathtaking; it was very had to come back to Kathmandu, to all the noise and so may people!! .

    Rafal Wozniak

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