Central Tibet Tour - 8 Days

Central Tibet Tour - 8 Days

Firstly, the tour is started by driving over the Himalayans from Nepal to Tibet and after that tour Tibet’s most ancient and sacred Palaces and Monasteries such as the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lama, and Dragontil Monastery, and then hike around the Sky Burial mountains. This is a one of the most comfortable trips in Tibet since all roads in this itinerary are paved.

Tibet a place for the traveler to cast away any preconceptions you may have and join in the journey of discovery along the way, at least for a while. We have designed a several tours to suit of interests although we are always open to create new ideas and as per our clients requirement

Day 01: Kathmandu (1300) - Kerung Border (145 Km) 06-07 hours drive
Early in the morning scenic drive to Kerung Border (Nepal-Tibet Border) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and after necessary border formalities at Nepalese immigration, an hour adventurous uphill drive by Bus & Van (normally) or 2 hour walks uphill (in case of landslide to Chinese immigration, check-in to hotel or Continue drive to Kerung. Stay overnight at Guest House.

Day 02: Kerung – Tingri (4300m)/Lhatse (4,350m): 225 km/244 km
Day drive uphill to the highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world, from where weather permitting, breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) & Mt. Xishapagma (8012m) but dwarfed by the Vastness of the Tibetan plateau. From Tingri, one can enjoy the magnificence of Mt. Everest (8,848 m). Stay overnight at Guest House

Day 03: Tingri/Lhaste – Xigatse (3,900m): 244km
Continue scenic drive crossing Over Gyatchu La (5,220m), the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt. Kailash bifurcates to the west. Stay overnight at Yak hotel.

Day 04: Xigatse – Gyantse (3,950m): 90 km
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Stay overnight the Hotel.

Day 05 Gyantse – Lhasa (3,650m): 261 km
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,749m), Colorful Yamdrok-Tso Lake and the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) – Stay overnight at Flora Hotel.

Day 06-07: Sightseeing In Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, And Potala Palace Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Stay overnight at Hotel.

Day 08: Lhasa – Kathmandu:
Early morning drive to Gonggar airport or train station for your departure flight to Kathmandu or to your onward destination to Mainland China.

Cost includes

    • China/Tibet Visa Fee
    • Airport Pickup/ drop service
    • Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
    • Daily Breakfast
    • Private Transportation by jeep/van as per the group size
    • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
    • Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary
    • English speaking Tibetan guide
    • All the Government and local taxes.

Cost excludes

    • Lunch and Dinner
    • Insurance of any kind
    • Personal expenses like beverage, mineral water and tips
    • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance

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