4 Nights | 5 Days (Tibet-Lhasa and Shigatse)
Day 1: Fly to Gongkar and drive to Lhasa. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Jokhang Temple, Sera monastery and Barkhor Market. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Potala Palace and Drive to Shigatse via northern route. Overnight at Hotel in Shigatse
Day 4: Visit Tashilumpho monastery. Drive to Lhasa via Gyantse and Yamdrok Tso. Visit Khumbum and Pelkhor stupa. Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa
Day 5: Drive to Airport for flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in kathmandu
Day 1: Fly Kathmandu-Gongkar Airport and Drive to Lhasa (3600m, 65 kilometers, 1 hrs)
Our representative will pick you up from the Gongkar Airport which connects Tribhuwan international airport.
After immigration formalities, you will drive to Lhasa which is situated at the height of 3660 meters. It takes around 45 minutes to reach the old city.After check in at hotel.
Take rest and acclimatize with the altitude of Lhasa.
Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
Day 2: Sightseeing tour of Jokhang Temple, Sera monastery and Barkhor Market
After breakfast, commence on sightseeing tour of Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Market.
It is one of the most sacred temple in the Tibet. It is also considered to be the power place in the Tibetan region.
There are many stories connected with the Bhrikuti (Daughter of Nepal) and the Jokhang temple.
It is approx. 5 km away from Lhasa. It was founded in 1419. It lies in the base of Mount Purbuchok.
It was one of the important center for learning in past. Approximately, about 550 monks are supposed to live here.
In the Barkhor Makert you can find the Tibetan handicrafts items, buddhist artifacts, paintings etc.
Day 3: Sightseeing tour of Potala Palace and Drive to Shigatse via northern route (3900m / 12795ft) 280 Km, 4hrs
After breakfast at early morning, you will drive to the Majestic Potala Palace. It takes 4-5 hrs of driving to reach Shigatse and it is the second largest city in Tibet.
It is also called the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It is a 13th storied monument. The height of Potala palace is above 117m. It has 10,000 shrines, over 200,000 images and about 100 rooms. It has numbers of complex Tibetan morals and beautiful statues.
Note: The order of sightseeing places will be decided by our guide as only limited number of visitor are allowed inside the Potala palace.
Day 4: Visit Tashilumpho monastery. Drive to Lhasa via Gyantse (3600m, 360KM, 5hrs) and YamdrokTso. Visit Khumbum and Pelkhor Stupa
After breakfast, you will visit Tashilumpho monastery.
This monastery is largest, functioning monastery in the Tibet. Inside the monastery, there are 39 amazing chapels which are coated with gold. Later you will visit Yamdrok Tso, Khumbum and Pelkhor stupa.
Drive back to Lhasa
Overnight at Hotel in Lhasa
Day 5: Drive to Airport for flight to Kathmandu (3600m, 65Km, 1 hr)
After breakfast, drive to the Gongar Airport for the flight to Kathmandu