7 night 8 days Lhasa tour is one of the celebrated package as it grants a miraculous insight into the life, culture and religion of the local people residing here. From the very old monasteries covered by prayer flags and monks chanting their prayers to the peaceful shores of pristine Lake Yamdrok this package has got it all for the nature admirers. Our tour starts with a breathtaking flight Trans Himalaya flight from Nepal to Lhasa. As you reach Lhasa you will be transported to the hotel and there will be brief description about the sightseeing in Lhasa. In this tour we will pay our visit to monasteries like Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakyamonasatery, Everest base camp with English speaking Tibetan guide in a comfortable vehicle. Lastly, we will fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Kathmandu
to Kodari / Zhangmu This morning we leave Kathmandu by surface on a charming
drive to Kodari (Nepal-Tibet border), through the beautiful Nepalese
countryside. We leave our vehicals here & start a short walk of an hour 30
minutes ascending with porters to Shangmu Immigrations known to Nepalese as
Khasa, hangs on a rock face its bang town architecture having a temporary look
even the monastery roofs are enclosed in ribbed flatten sheets & is sited
at elevation of 2500m Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Zhangmu to Xegar Today we drive ascending to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape, crossing over Nyalam Pass 3800m & Lalung-La (Pass) at 5045m with views of stunning Himalayan Ranges panorama including the Mt. Everest (8,848 m) to Zhangmu 244km Also say new tingri, is delimited by mountains, Zhangmu is another town that lies in the outline of a great fortress. Even in carcass it is majestic. apparent to grow out of the rocky brown rock, its sinuous wall bristle with watchtowers like stegosaurus spines. Isolated in 1851 by Nepalese in search of booty, the Gurkhas cut off the Dzong's water contribute & established in for a long cordon. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Xegar to Xigatse We keep on our drive to Lhatse (T-cross to Mt. Everest)& crossing over the Gyatsola Pass at 5195 m which is the highest reroute to Xigatse (240 Kms). Xigatse is the second largest town in Tibet & the capital of Tsang, lying 352 Km. west of Lhasa at an elevation of 3800m. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Xigatse to Gyantse. Gyantse Dzong Castle, TibetThis morning we will visit the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Moanastery, & keep on our drive to gyantse (87 Km) - is a pastoral town between Lhasa and xigatse. It is 260 Km. southwest of Lhasa & still retains the fascination of a traditional Tibetan town safe & sound by modern development. As a crossroad on the principle trade route to India, it used to be renowned for the fineness of its carpets. The compound, encircled by on impressive wall, once limited nineteen monasteries, presided over by the still intact fortress perched atop a nearby mountain. Later in the day visit the Kumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Gyantse to Lhasa We continue on a full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola Pass at 5015m Kambala Pass at 4785 m. & a colourful Yamdrok Lake, sometimes along the Tibetan lifeline river Brahmaputra also known as yarlung Tsangpo, to the capital town Lhasa (260 Km).
Day 06: Lhasa Today we will visit the Jokhang Temple lies in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet's most prized religious artifact, a Golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the circumstance of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. adjoining the Jokhang Temple is the bustling Barkhor Market place which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. in the afternon visit the Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is identical with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. It was lingering to its present configuration during the 17th century by the 5th Dalai Lama
Day 07: Lhasa Leisure day in Lhasa
Day 08: Lhasa to Kathmandu (Flight) Early this morning we will be picked up from respective transferred to Gangaar airport. flight to Kathmandu.
Note: Transfer from Kodari (Nepal/Tibet border) to Kathmandu we will use appropriate vehicle as per the number of clients. Any cost arising from political disturbances, strikes, cancellation of flights, changes in program, delays due to landslides, road blockade etc (clients are requested to pay extra expences directly to the spot).
Grade: Moderate to Adventure
Bestseason: All round the year
Activities: Culture / Nature
Departures: Tuesday, Saturday
Duration: 8 days