- Price: Euro
- Duration:6 Days
- Primary Activity:Tour
- Group Size:1-25 Peoples
- Arrival on:Lhasa
- Trip Grade:Easy
- Accomodation:Hotel+Guest House
- Trip Code:
- Max-Altitude:3600 m.
- Transportation:Private Vehicle/By Air
- Departure from:Lhasa
About Tibet Cultural Tour-8 Days
Tibet cultural tour commences from the ancient city of Lhasa. This wonderful city is commonly known as the capital of Tibet. It is filled with distinct culture, history and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the skyline with its great ancient architecture. Number of monasteries and temples surrounding the city, such as the Drepung, Sera and Jokhang facilitate travelers to experience Tibetan Buddhism in this Tibet cultural tour. A visit to these ancient places will fetch you with a sense of astonishment for years to come.
Tibet Cultural tour will be completed by comfortable jeep, van or bus depending on group size. Our friendly and experienced guides will lead you through this marvelous site of Tibet. Often, stops will be made along the way in the historical city of Gyantse and the second largest city Shigatse. Tibet cultural tour will allow you to relax in these alluring locations and immerse yourself in the rich Buddhist culture. You will have the real sense of Tibetan lifestyle throughout the trip.
Arrive in Lhasa by Air or Train:
When you arrive at Gonggar airport or Lhasa Train Station, an easy one hour or half hour drive will lead you to Lhasa city, which is the capital city of Tibet. The rest of the day can be spent for relax and acclimatization. O/N at hotel
After the Breakfast at hotel, you will take a lovely visit to Jokhang Temple. It is the most revered shrine through out the Tibet. Obviously, it is constantly bustling with religious worshippers. After the lunch, you will visit Sera Monastery which is located just a few miles North to Lhasa city. It is the home to several hundreds of monks. Then the trip drives back to Lhasa. O/N at hotel.
The journey to Tibet will not be completed without exploring the great Potala Palace. It is Lhasa’s prime attraction and is the truly wonder of eastern architecture. The first site of this enormous structure will be the glorious moment remembered for years to come. This palace was once the home to Dalai Lama. This enjoyful day will terminate with a visit to the Drepung – once the world’s largest monastery, settlement of more than 5000 monks which is situated hidden in rocky ridges just several miles from the city. O/N at hotel.
Trip to Lake Namtso is one of the four most popular holy lakes in Tibet. It is an alluring and thrilling journey. One can cross the great grasslands, view so many Tibetan shepherds, experience the clean and great holy lake which will not make him/her feel uncomfortable in your private coach spending even six to seven hours making stops wherever you want to take pictures. O/N at hotel.
Lhasa to Gyangtse then to Xigatse:
The trip starts after breakfast which is little bit challenging but fascinating. You will encounter two high passes over 5000meters Khamba La and Kharo La along with one tranquil Lake called Yamdrok Tso during drive which provide tempting views of the Tibetan Himalaya range. After you reach Gyantse, you will explore more amazing Tibetan culture as you see the Gyangtse Dzong and Kumbum. Then, the trip will continue another two hours easy drive to Xigatse. O/N at hotel.
Shigatse sightseeing then drive back to Lhasa:
Shigatse has lot to offer you. Normally you will visit the giant Tashilungpo Monastery, local carpet factory, the free market, It is very charming to observe how ancient Tibetan culture differs from the modern day culture that we are following. There are uncountable numbers of sights, both modern and ancient, to see around this city. Late afternoon, comfortable drive back to Lhasa via different highway. O/n in Lhasa at hotel.
Final departure from Tibet to your next destination:
As usual, our guide and driver with the private coach will drop you off to the Lhasa Train Station or Lhasa Gongkhar Airport, you may say them good bye and fly to your destination.
- Tibet Travel Permit fee of Tibet
- Guided tour as per program
- All Monastery entrance fee
- Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast
- Best available guest houses en route with breakfast basis
- Transportation by Toyota Land cruiser 4500 or mini bus
- Group visa fee for Tibet
- Necessary drop and pick up by private vehicle
- Lunch and dinner along the trip
- Flight ticket (Kathmandu- Lhasa- Kathmandu) and airport taxes
- Emergency rescue evacuation cost
- Other personal expenses tips, donation, laundry, call and bottle drinks
- Photography charges
- Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation cost.
- Nepal re-entry visa fee
- Travel insurance