6 Nights 7 Days Tibet Tour Package

Enjoy 7 Days Tibet Tour from Kathmandu undertaking Classic Tibet Tour covering Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse. Explore Tibetan Culture, Heritage and faces.

You will enjoy two full-days sightseeing tour of Lhasa covering major tourist sites inside Lhasa. You will explore Potala palace, Norbulikha monastery, Barkhor, Sera, Drepung and Jokhang temple. Potala is major cultural hub of Tibet. Potala Palace is a state museum, a popular tourist attraction, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built on a rocky hill overlooking the city of Lhasa, the Potala Palace has a sturdy fortress-like appearance. It contains more than a thousand rooms spreading over an area of 1,300 feet by 1,000 feet. The stone walls are 16 feet thick at the base, but more finely constructed (without the use of nails) in the upper stories.

Drive South of Lhasa to visit Gyantse city via Yamdruk Tso crossing Khaba la and Koro La pass.

Yamdrok Lake is also known as Yamdrok Yumtso or Yamzho Yumco. This is a freshwater lake in Tibet and is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. It is over 72 km (45 mi) long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. The lake has an outlet stream at its far western end.

Around 90 km to the west of the lake lies the Tibetan town of Gyantse and Lhasa is a hundred km to the northeast. According to local mythology, Yamdok Yumtso lake is the transformation of a goddess.

In Gyantse visit Kumbum Chorten, Pelkhor Chorten. The Palcho Monastery is also commonly called as Pelkor Choden or Shekar Gyantse is the main monastery in Gyantse. The monastery precinct is a complex of structures, which, apart from the Tsuklakhang Monastery, also includes its Kumbum, believed to be the largest such structure in Tibet, that is most notable for its 108 chapels in its several floors and the old Dzong or fort.

The another destination is Shigatse which is second largest city inside Tibet, Visit Tashilumphu monastery, Shalu Monastery, and Shigatse Dzong.

Tashi Lhumpo Monastery was founded in 1447 by the 1st Dalai Lama. It is a historic and culturally important monastery in Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet.

Our 7 Days Tibet Tour is fly in out basis means you will fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and after completion of tour you will fly back to Kathmandu.

Tour Duration: 6 nights/7 days

Tour Theme: Cultural and Heritage Sites Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour (Fly In and Out)

Highlights: Lhasa City, Yamdruk Tso Lake, Gyantse and Shigatse

DAY 01: FLY KATHMANDU- LHASA (3,650m)

Morning, transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to board flight to Lhasa. Enjoy the fantastic trans Himalayas flight that flies past Mount Everest to Lhasa. Our Tibetan guide receives you at Lhasa’s Gongkar airport and transfer to hotel (1 hr drive). Explore the nearby streets or rest and acclimatize.

Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 02: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR

After breakfast commence on a full day sightseeing tour of Lhasa City. Today is the day we visit the beautiful Potala, Norbulingka Palaces & Jokhang Temple. Built in the 17th century, Potala Palace provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and houses what is considered to be the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Next, we visit the Tibet Museum, the official museum of Tibet, which has a permanent collection of around 1000 artifacts related to the cultural history of Tibet. Jokhang Temple is another important sacred site which unravels more deep-seated mysteries of Tibetan Buddhism.

Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 03: FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR

After breakfast we visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Bazaar.  Drepung Monastery, which was built in the 14th century, is believed to have sheltered around 10,000 monks in the past but as of now there has been quite a declination resulting in only a few hundred. The history, culture, and religious beliefs of the Tibetan people are strongly concentrated and centered in this marvelous monastery.  Sera Monastery is a preserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden roofs. We further stroll through Barkhor Bazaar (market). With its open air stalls, shops and crowd of pilgrims, it is the nerve centre of Lhasa.

Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 04: DRIVE LHASA – GYANTSE (3950M): 260 kms

After breakfast, we drive through fabulous scenery. Cross Kamba La pass, at 4794 meter, with a brief halt to savor majestic views of Yamdrok-tso Lake and Nazin Kang Sa, standing at 7252 m.  Soon we cross another pass, Karo La at 5045m before reaching to Gyantse.

Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 05: DRIVE GYANTSE – SHIGATSE (3,900M): 90kms

After breakfast, commence on a sightseeing tour of Gyantse. In Gyantse visit Kumbum Chorten & Pelkor Chorten. Afternoon, drive to Shigatse & check-in at hotel.

Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 06: MORNING TASHILUNPO MONASTERY. DRIVE TO LHASA

After breakfast enjoy a tour of Tashilunpo Monastery, founded in 1447, it is the largest Yellow Hat sect monastery in Tibet and the seat of the Panchen Lamas. Tashilunpo contains chortens, temples and the Panchen Lamas palace. At its peak, Tashilunpo had more than 4,000 monks in its 4 monasteries. The monastery is a striking red, white and black Tibetan structure with a golden roof. Within the monastery there is a 5 story temple, which contains a 26 meter high sitting statue of the Maitreya Buddha, cast from 6,700 ounces of gold and over 115,000 kg of copper, making it the biggest copper Buddhist statue in the world.

 

Later drive to Lhasa following northern route. Check-in at hotel.

Overnight at Hotel

 

DAY 07: FLY TO KATHMANDU

Transfer to Gongkor airport in time to board flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel.

Best Price Guaranteed

Service Includes:-

  • 3 nights at Hotel in Lhasa
  • 1 night at Hotel in Gyantse
  • 1 night at Hotel in Shigatse
  • Daily breakfast at Hotels
  • Round-trip airfare Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu as currently applicable
  • Tibet/China visa fee as applicable
  • English speaking Tibetan local guide for sightseeing tours
  • Private vehicle for sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Tibet Invitation Permit and processing fees
  • 2 airport transfers in Kathmandu for Lhasa flight
  • Taxes as applicable

 

Services Excludes:-

  • Meals in Lhasa
  • Personal expenses
  • Any arrangements in Kathmandu can be organize as per request and extra cost
  • Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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3 Nights 4 Days Lhasa Tour

Explore highlights of Lhasa with our 4 Days Lhasa Tour. Explore Tibetan Culture and Heritage inside Lhasa including Cultural hub Potala Palace.

4 days Lhasa Tour covers the Culture and highlights of Lhasa city which includes Potala Palace, Norbulinkha monastery, Jokhang temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Sera monastery and Drepung Monastery. This tour starts and end in Kathmandu with fly in and out to Lhasa by Air China flight.

Tibet is also known as Rooftop of the world. Tibet draws tourist movements around the world due to its landscape, religious traditions, culture, and its unsolved mysteries from the century. Tibetan history dates back 4,000 years, during which the Buddhist religion, Zang Language and culture are shaped up. Most of local inhabitants practice Tibetan Buddhism and Bon.

Lhasa is also known as “Land of the Gods”. The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet since the mid-17th century. Explore Lhasa visiting major Buddhist and Tibetan Heritage which includes Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Monastery, Sera, Drepung monastery and Jokhang temple. Potala Palace is cultural center and major attractions inside Tibet. Walk through narrow lanes of Barkhor Street to see Tibetan faces with Handicraft items, medicine and Tibetan souvenirs.

Potala Palace is a state museum, a popular tourist attraction, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was also recently named one of the “New Seven Wonders of the World” by the television show Good Morning America and the newspaper USA Today.

Tour Duration: 3 nights/4 days

Tour Theme: Cultural and Heritage Sites Tour

Tour Type: Private Tour (Fly In and Out)

Tour Budget: Budget, Standard & Deluxe

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa

Morning you will transferred to Kathmandu airport from your hotel located in Kathmandu city center. Once the flight takes-off from Kathmandu and takes norther route, immediately you can see spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges  from your flight’s window. If lucky you can also see aerial view of Mt. Everest. Once you reach to Lhasa, you will meet our representative. Drive to Lhasa located 1 hour drive from the Gongkar airport. Rest of the day is free for acclimatization.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 02: Full-day sightseeing tour

Enjoy full-day sightseeing tour of Lhasa with your guide. Visit Potala Palace s\ituated on the Hill of central Lhasa, Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world, reaching 3,767.19m (12,359.55ft). As the winter palace of the Dalai Lama from the 7th century CE the complex symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration of Tibet. The White Palace contains the main ceremonial hall with the throne of the Dalai Lama, and his private rooms and audience hall are on the uppermost level. The palace contains 698 murals, almost 10,000 painted scrolls, numerous sculptures, carpets, canopies, curtains, porcelain, jade, and fine objects of gold and silver, as well as a large collection of sutras and important historical documents. Continue to Jokhang Temple Monastery founded by the regime also in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion. Covering 2.5ha in the center of the old town of Lhasa, it comprises an entrance porch, courtyard and Buddhist hall surrounded by accommodation for monks and storehouses on all four sides.

In the late afternoon explore narrow lanes of Barkhor Bazaar. Located in the old area of Lhasa City, Tibet, Barkhor Street is a very ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple and the locals are always proud of it. As a symbol of Lhasa, it is also a must-see place for visitors.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 03: Full-day Tour

Start your sightseeing tour with excursion to Norbulingka which is Dalai Lama’s former summer palace constructed in the 18th century, is located on the bank of the Lhasa River about 2km west of the Potala Palace in a lush green environment. Visit Sera Monastery located at the foot of Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of Lhasa City, Sera Monastery  is one of three famous monasteries in the city along with the Drepung Monastery and the Ganden Monastery. It is dedicated to the Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect, a branch of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Tsong Khapa. Also visit Drepung which is the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It is considered one of the ‘Three Great Monasteries’.

 

If time permit visit Tibet Museum located in the southeast corner of Norbu Lingka, Lhasa city, Tibet Museum covers an area of 23,508 square meters (5.8 acres) including the exhibition area of 10,451 square meters (2.6 acres). It is equipped with modern facilities to ensure quality service for visitors and safety and efficient administration of the museum itself.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 04: Fly to Kathmandu

Morning you will get transferred to Lhasa airport to board your flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Best Price Guaranteed inclusive of Tibet/China Visa, Flight tickets, Hotels and Tours all on private basis.

Service Includes:-

  • 3 nights at Hotel in Lhasa
  • Daily breakfast
  • Round-trip airfare Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu as currently applicable
  • Tibet/China visa fee as applicable
  • English speaking Tibetan local guide for sightseeing tours
  • Private vehicle for sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Tibet Invitation Permit and processing fees
  • 2 airport transfers in Kathmandu for Lhasa flight
  • Taxes as applicable

 

Services Excludes:-

  • Meals in Lhasa
  • Personal expenses
  • Any arrangements in Kathmandu can be organize as per request and extra cost
  • Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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5 Nights 6 Days Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour

Book Lhasa Namtso Lake tour covering tourist place in Lhasa with overnight excursion to Namtso Lake – 4370 meters which is the beautiful lake in Tibet.

Tibet is also known as Rooftop of the world. Tibet draws tourist movements around the world due to its landscape, religious traditions, culture, and its unsolved mysteries from the century. Escape hustle and bustle of Lhasa and Barkhor street to spend overnight at Tranquil lake – Namtso. Namtso lake which is considered one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso is the second-largest saltwater lake in China and one of the most beautiful natural sights in Tibet.It is over 70 km long, reaches a width of 30 km and is 35 m at its deepest point.The lake is at 4730 m

Tour Duration: 4 nights/5 days

Tour Theme: Cultural and Natural beauty

Tour Type: Private Tour (Fly In and Out)

Highlights: Lhasa city and excursion to Namtso Lake

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa

Morning you will transferred to Kathmandu airport from your hotel located in Kathmandu city center. Once the flight takes-off from Kathmandu and takes norther route, immediately you can see spectacular view of the Himalayan ranges  from your flight’s window. If lucky you can also see aerial view of Mt. Everest. Once you reach to Lhasa, you will meet our representative. Drive to Lhasa located 1 hour drive from the Gongkar airport. Rest of the day is free for acclimatization.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 02: Full-day sightseeing tour

Enjoy full-day sightseeing tour of Lhasa with your guide. Visit Potala Palace s\ituated on the Hill of central Lhasa, Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world, reaching 3,767.19m (12,359.55ft). As the winter palace of the Dalai Lama from the 7th century CE the complex symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism and its central role in the traditional administration of Tibet. The White Palace contains the main ceremonial hall with the throne of the Dalai Lama, and his private rooms and audience hall are on the uppermost level. The palace contains 698 murals, almost 10,000 painted scrolls, numerous sculptures, carpets, canopies, curtains, porcelain, jade, and fine objects of gold and silver, as well as a large collection of sutras and important historical documents. Continue to Jokhang Temple Monastery founded by the regime also in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion. Covering 2.5ha in the center of the old town of Lhasa, it comprises an entrance porch, courtyard and Buddhist hall surrounded by accommodation for monks and storehouses on all four sides.

In the late afternoon explore narrow lanes of Barkhor Bazaar. Located in the old area of Lhasa City, Tibet, Barkhor Street is a very ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple and the locals are always proud of it. As a symbol of Lhasa, it is also a must-see place for visitors.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 03: Full-day Tour

Start your sightseeing tour with excursion to Norbulingka which is Dalai Lama’s former summer palace constructed in the 18th century, is located on the bank of the Lhasa River about 2km west of the Potala Palace in a lush green environment. Visit Sera Monastery located at the foot of Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of Lhasa City, Sera Monastery  is one of three famous monasteries in the city along with the Drepung Monastery and the Ganden Monastery. It is dedicated to the Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect, a branch of Tibetan Buddhism, founded by Tsong Khapa. Also visit Drepung which is the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It is considered one of the ‘Three Great Monasteries’.

 

If time permit visit Tibet Museum located in the southeast corner of Norbu Lingka, Lhasa city, Tibet Museum covers an area of 23,508 square meters (5.8 acres) including the exhibition area of 10,451 square meters (2.6 acres). It is equipped with modern facilities to ensure quality service for visitors and safety and efficient administration of the museum itself.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 04: Drive to Namtso Lake

Morning your guide will come and pick-you from your hotel. Drive to Namtso lake which is considered one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso is the second-largest saltwater lake in China and one of the most beautiful natural sights in Tibet.It is over 70 km long, reaches a width of 30 km and is 35 m at its deepest point.The lake is at 4730 m so you’ll need to acclimatize in and around Lhasa for a few days before heading this way.It is not unusual for visitors to get altitude sickness on an overnight stay out at the lake. Spend your day to witness beuty of the lake and changing water colour.

Overnight at Guest House in Namtso

 

Day 05: Drive Lhasa

Drive back Lhasa visiting Yangpachen hot spring. If time permit then also enjoy visit to Tsurpu monastery.

Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa

 

Day 06: Fly to Kathmandu

Morning you will get transferred to Lhasa airport to board your flight back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel.

Best Price Guaranteed

Service Includes:-

  • 4 nights at Hotel in Lhasa
  • 1 night at Guest House in Namtso
  • Daily breakfast at Hotels
  • Round-trip airfare Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu as currently applicable
  • Tibet/China visa fee as applicable
  • English speaking Tibetan local guide for sightseeing tours
  • Private vehicle for sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Monuments entrance fees
  • Tibet Invitation Permit and processing fees
  • 2 airport transfers in Kathmandu for Lhasa flight
  • Taxes as applicable

 

Services Excludes:-

  • Meals in Lhasa
  • Personal expenses
  • Any arrangements in Kathmandu can be organize as per request and extra cost
  • Any other services not mentioned in cost includes section
Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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