Tibet Cultural Tour/Trekking15 Days
- Total Duration15 Days
- Group Size12
This tour offers Fly in/ Fly out tour through a circular route from Tsedang to Lhasa of the heart of Tibet. This tour provides you ample opportunity to explore the Yarlung Tsangpo valley, cradle of the Tibetan civilization. By exploring the Yarlung Tsangpo valley with a ferry ride across the Tsangpo river, we reach Samye, the oldest monastery belonging to the Red hat school.
We take on to Yumbhulakhang, the first castle built for a tibetan king, through a fertile agricultural valley and tombs of the Tibetan kings, from the seventh century, then we proceed on the southern route via the Yamdrok tso, the turquoise lake, to Gyangtse and Shigatse. Leaving Shigatse, we take the northern route through the scenic, rugged country side of nomads, culmination, then we visit Lhasa.
Day 01: Your arrival at Kathmandu Airport. Thereafter you will be received by our Airport Representative and transferred to hotel. O/N at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Today you will take extensive sightseeing tour around the valley including Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Swayambhunathnath stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. O/N at hotel.
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa and transfer to Tsedang. Afternoon sightseeing tour to Yambu Lhakhang and Cha Duk Monastery. O/N at hotel.
Day 04: Visit to Samye Monastery and the valley of cradle of Tibetan civilization. O/N at hotel.
Day 05: Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake. Later in the afternoon visit Khumbum stupa and Phalkor Monastery. O/N at hotel.
Day 06: Drive to Xigatse. Sightseeing tour of Tashilunpo Monastery and the free market of Xigatse. O/N at hotel.
Day 07: Drive to Lhasa via Northern highway and visit Norbulinka Palace. O/N at hotel.
Day 08: Guided tour of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. O/N at hotel.
Day 09: Guided tour of Potala Palace & Drepung Monastery.
Day 10: Transfer to Gongar airport for your flight to Kathmandu.
Day 11: Drive to airport for your onward journey.