Glimpse of Lhasa

7 Day/s Cultural Tour in Tibet

This trip takes you to the ancient cities and townships steeped with history and tales of spiritual Gurus. The drives are long but pleasant and filled with colorful landscapes, which seem to keep changing with daylight. Visit to the monasteries involve walking through numerous chapels and meditation room filled with relics. Religion in Tibet is not a matter of occasional ritual but an integral part of everyday life in Tibet. Visits to Buddhist monasteries and temples are an important part of any journey to Tibet. Travelers are likely to encounter Buddhist monks and nomads with yak caravans and sheep on its immense plains.

DAY 01: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa [3660m / 12008ft]

Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa (Potala Palace and Derpung Monastery)

Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa (Norbulingka Palace and Jhorkhang)

Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12,956ft) via Karo La Pass and YamdrokTso Lake: 261km

Day 05: Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12,795ft) via Shalu Monastery

Day 06: Drive Shigatse (3,900m/12,795ft) to Lhasa

Day 07: Departure flight from Lhasa.

Accomodation

We will be staying in 3 to 5 stars (on additional cost) hotels approved by the tourism council of Tibet. All accommodations are on twin shared basis. However single supplement can be served as per the preference of the traveler.
Note: Single supplement are not included in the trip cost and differs according to the group size and category of hotel you choose to stay in.


Meals

The trip cost includes only Breakfast which will be served at the hotel you will be staying in. Lunches and dinners are on your own. We recommend our guest(s) to budget US$10 to US$18 for lunch and dinner every day. Basically you can expect like Tibetan bread, dal (lentil soup), bhat (rice), tsampa porridge and other simple local foods.

What's Included

  • Visa fee for Tibet.
  • Government taxes and royalties.
  • All entrance fee to museums and landmarks during sightseeing.
  • Three meals a day.
  • Accommodation on twin shared basis.
  • Veteran English speaking local guide.
  • All transfers during the trip including pickups and drops from hotels and airports.

  • What's Not Included

  • International airfare to and from Tibet.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as: personal gear, telephone calls, beverages, internet, laundry, etc.
  • Excess baggage charges.

  • We will be travelling on a cozy private vehicle throughout the trip in Tibet.

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