Tibet Culture Tour
Trip at a Glance
- Trip Name: Tibet Culture Tour
- Trip Code: TMTT-02
- Trip Duration: 8 days
- Activities: Sightseeing tour
- Accommodation: Hotel
- Meals: Breakfast
- Transportation: Private vehicle & Flight
- Best Season: Spring & Autumn
Welcome to 8-days Tibet Cultural Tour. We offer you the eight days cultural tour to Tibet by including some of the most famous and dramatic cultural destinations of this overland.
If you have immense interest to experience the Tibetan Buddhist culture, with their monuments and lifestyles, this is the right trip for you.
Tibet Culture Tour begins with fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and extends to Gyantse and Xigatse. The biggest Drepung monastery, Norbulinlka Palace, Potala palace, Kumbum pagoda, Tashilumpo monastery, Barkhor Street is the major attraction of our tour. The trip is also highlighted by the majestic snow-covered peaks and unique overland landscapes. Join our trip; we assist you to make a trip of lifetime blessed by religious values.
Day 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m)
Transfer to Kathmandu Airport for flight to Lhasa. This one hour Trans Himalayan Flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of the Mt. Everest (8,848m) and other Himalayan Peaks (if weather permitting). Tibetan guide will welcome you at airport and assistance you in immigration process and transfer to Lhasa city for your overnight stay at selected Hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa
In the morning, visit Jokhang Temple- the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet and also to Barkhor Street, Bazaar famous for Tibetan Handicrafts and Antiques. Afternoon is for Sera Monastery, the second largest Monastery in Tibet.
Day 03: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m)
Breakfast at hotel and depart for Gyantse, the fortress City, which is about 8 hours drive from Lhasa. Picnic Lunch will be served by the side of the Lake Yamdrok Tso, also known as the Turquoise Lake. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Drive from Gyantse to Xigatse (3,500m)
Morning visit to Kumbum Pagoda, one of the best architectural work in Tibet. After Lunch in Gyantse Hotel, depart for Xigatse (12,600 ft.) which is about a 3 hours drive from Gyantse. Enjoy the variable landscapes full along the way. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Drive from Xigatse to Lhasa
Morning visit to Tashilumpo Monastery. The monastery is the seat of the great Panchen Lama and also the largest Monastery in the region of Xigatse. After that, we drive back to Lhasa. Picnic Lunch will be served en route. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day 06: Sightseeing in Lhasa
At Lhasa, we visit to Potala Palace- one of the wonders in the world. In afternoon, visit to Norbulingka- former summer palace of the Dalai Lamas. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Today we do the sightseeing of Drepung Monastery and carpet making factory in Lhasa. Drepung Monastery is the largest monastery in Tibet. At afternoon, visit to Tibetan Hospital and do shopping in Barkhor Street.
Day 08: Flight to Kathmandu (1,350m)
After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to airport and fly back to Kathmandu. We receive you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your Hotel.
Note: If you want to fly or take train to mainland China; please, let us know. We can arrange your travel to Mainland China instead. Or if you intend to spend more days in Tibet, you can join our 4 days Lhasa tour & 8 days Tibet overland tour.