4 Nights | 5 Days (Tibet-Lhasa and Shigatse)

Tibet is the highest plateau on the earth and hence it is also called Roof of the world. It is equally rich in the Culture, tradition and religion. This 4nights/5days (Fly in –Fly out) tours to Tibet offers you most popular sightseeing places in Tibet. Namely: Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Barkhor Market, Potala Palace, Drepung monastery etc. This tour also covers tour to Shigatse where we drive from northern route. Shigatse is the 2nd largest city in the Tibet. You will visit Tashilumpho monastery which is the largest functioning monastery in Tibet. You will drive through Gyantse and Yamdrok Tso to come back Lhasa.
The Tour will be explained in detail to you in Kathmandu. The tour to Tibet starts with very exciting flight over the mountain Everest and other mountains.

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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.

Jokhang Temple:
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.

Sera Monastery:
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.

Barkhor Market:
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.

Potala Palace:
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

  • Twin sharing accommodation as per the itinerary on BB basis
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide
  • Transportation as per the itinerary by necessary vehicle.
  • Monastery entrance fee
  • Tibet travel permits
  • Emergency mineral water in the vehicles
  • Emergency portable oxygen cylinder in the vehicles
  • Trip briefing by Tibet experts and entertain questions
  • Trip information pack
  • Gift pack (prayer flag or string of flag and paper prayer Lungtha)
  • Tibet Visa fee (Acceptable in US $ cash only)
  • Airfare Kathmandu - Lhasa - Kathmandu (fares as per availability)
  • Any arrangement in Nepal
  • Travel insurance
  • Expenses during any rescue operation
  • Nepal re-entry visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Alcoholic beverages and bar bills
  • All Expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry etc
  • Gratuity to staff
  • Services of Porterage and other vehicles in between in case of Landslides and other natural calamities beyond your control and expenses incurred during the rescue services
  • Additional portable oxygen cylinder (US$ 20 per bottle)
  • services not mentioned in cost include section