We begin our journey to Lhasa by taking a breathtaking trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Lhasa the first night in Tibet will be spent for acclimatization. The following two full days you will visit all the famous sights and monuments within Lhasa which cover Potala Palace, the former residence of the Dalai Lama and the center of power, Jokhang temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung and Sera Monasteries.
Departures: Every Saturday/Tuesday
EX - Kathmandu
Best Season: April - October
Mode of Travel: fly in/out
Day 01: (Sat) Kathmandu-Lhasa. Fly to Lhasa crossing over the highest Himalayan ranges of the world. Transfer to hotel. Full day rest for acclimatisation.
Day 02-03: (Sun-Mon) In Lhasa Two full day sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang temple, Barkhor Bazar, Potala Palace, Drepung & Sera Monasteries.
Day 04: (Tues) Lhasa -Shigatse Scenic drive to Shigatse, the west of Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake crossing over the 4,800 m. Kambala Pass & 5010m. Karola Pass. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: (Wed) Shigatse -Gyantse Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama's Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monasteries.Overnight in hotel.
Day 06-07: (Thu-Fri) Gyantse-Tsedang. Full day drive to Tsedang & overnight at hotel. Next day sightseeing tour to Samye Monastery, Yumbu Lakang & Tombs of Tibetan Kings, etc.Overnight at hotel
Day 08 : (Sat) Tsedang-Kathmandu. Early morning drive to Gongar airport for departure flight back to Kathmandu.