Tibet Tour Tibet - The Second Heaven on Earth Tibet – the land over 4000m & full of spirits lightning Buddhism, partially surrounded by mountain ranges with the highest Peak of the world. After centuries of virtual isolation, Tibet is cautiously opening up to the western world. Officially, China has opened the doors for travelers only these past few years. A visit to Tibet is a marvelous experience, although it is not for the faint-hearted tourists. Traveling to Tibet is difficult, adventurous, and unpredictable. Traveling in Tibet cannot be ignored as a simple trip but an experience of a…
Tibet – The Second Heaven on Earth
Tibet – the land over 4000m & full of spirits lightning Buddhism, partially surrounded by mountain ranges with the highest Peak of the world.
After centuries of virtual isolation, Tibet is cautiously opening up to the western world. Officially, China has opened the doors for travelers only these past few years. A visit to Tibet is a marvelous experience, although it is not for the faint-hearted tourists. Traveling to Tibet is difficult, adventurous, and unpredictable. Traveling in Tibet cannot be ignored as a simple trip but an experience of a lifetime, which we swear to let you obtain by our professional tour.
Kathmandu has fine transport connection with Lhasa, there is also flight of one hour to Lhasa from Kathmandu, which offers you retraces of the old caravan trail. Take off from Kathmandu turns north with gigantic snow peaks passing through eastern Himalaya as fas as Mt. Everest. As soon as the mountains drop away, you glide across the barren Tibetan plateau to land at Gonggar Airport situated 85 kilometers from Lhasa.
Lhasa – The city Lhasa is the highest altitudinal city in the world. Lhasa has the pride of highest peaked city in the world with the altitude of 3650meters. Potala Palace, built in 1645 AD having 1000 rooms, 10000 shrines and 100000 statues, is magnificent to look. The Jhokhanng Temple in the city built in 17th century is the Budhhist shrine brought to Tibet from Nepal. This shrine has various attractive arts and crafts, which impress the tourists.
Norbulinkha is “Jeweled Garden” in local language has 160000 sq. meters of wooded greenery and three beautiful palaces. About 10 kilometers far from city, there is the largest monastery called Drepung Monastery, which was built in 1416. Another popular monastery is Sera Monastery with nine-meter figure of Maitraya, which was erected in 1419. It is 9 km north of Lhasa.
Other major cities of ibet are Shigatse, Gyantse,and Tsetang which offer very pleasant sights and early history.
Tour 1: Tibet overland tour – 7 Nights/8 Days
7 Nights/8 days’ overland adventure in and one-way Trans Himalayan breathtaking flight out (Drive in fly out)
Welcome to Tibet- a land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion along the far-flung unique landscape aptly called the roof of the world. Let the age-old Tibetan myths and mysteries cast an enchanted spell that holds a visitor in thrill excitement.
The first part of the tour offers fascinating views of the incredible formation of the highest plateau of the world with awesomely beautiful rocks, cascades and canyons slightly hidden in the thin flying mists amidst the mighty presence of Mt. Xishapagma (8028m.) and the 2nd part brings you so close to the Shangri-La of Tibet making you feel yourself as being a part of unique culture, a rich tapestry woven with legends, myths, rituals and festivals. The last part takes you over the majestic Himalayan offering you the long cherished breath taking view of the Himalayan ranges including Mt. Everest (8848 m.) by an hour long Trans Himalayan flight on your way back from Lhasa to Kathmandu. Most interestingly, this tour offers a lifetime opportunity of admire and compare the magnificence of the lofty Himalayas from three dimensions-from south, north and sky. Your memories of holiday in Tibet is enriched by the lingering impression of the most lavishly decorated huge monasteries and temples, saffron colored monks, ever smiling people and their typical lifestyle and above all, the challenging Himalayan.
This is the right overland tour, which covers the cost of the best parts of Tibet promising you a holiday that is more than a dream- a voyage of adventure and discovery. Discover Tibet through this package at a very special price, never before, with economy Hotel in Lhasa and Hotels en route all on B.B. basis. VISIT TIBET WITH US, YOU WILL BE FASCINATED.
Day 01. Kathmandu (1300m) – Zhangmu (2500m) : 123 km
Early morning scenic drive to Kodari (Nepal-Tibet boarder) through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and start a short walk (approx. 1 & half hrs.) uphill with porters to Zhangmu immigration and drive (1.5 hrs) to Nyalam. Over night at Hotel.
Day 02. Zhangmu-Xegar (4350m): 244 km
Day drive to uphill to highest plateau of the world with the typical view of Tibetan landscape offering sheer feeling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over Nyalamu pass (3800m) and Lalung La (5050m) weather permitting breathing panorma of the beautiful Himalayan ranges including Mt Everest (8848m.) but dwarfed by the vastness of the Tibetan plateau. Over night at Hotel.
Day 03. Xegar-Xigatse (3900m): 244 km
Continue scenic drive crossing over Gyatchu La (5220m.) the highest pass en route to Lhasa via Lhatse from where a road to Mt. Kailash bifurcates to the west. On the way visit Shakya Monastery. Over night at Hotel.
Day 04. Xigatse-Gyantse (3950m): 90 km
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery and Market in Xigatse. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Over night at Hotel.
Day 05. Gyantse-Lhasa (3650m): 261 km
Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karo La (5010m.), Kamba La (4794m.), colorful Yamdrok Lake and Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo). Over night at Hotel.
Day 06-07. In Lhasa
Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace, Drepung & Sera Monasteries & Norbulinkha. Over night at Hotel.
Day 08. Lhasa-Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Gongaar airport for departure flight to Kathmandu.
Cost: Contact us
Above cost includes: Hotel accommodation in twin sharing room on B.B. basis, transportation by Japanese four wheel drive, sightseeing with a good English speaking guide as per itinerary, Tibet/China visa fees, Tibet permit fees, Air fare (Lhasa-Kathmandu One way), Entrance fees to Monasteries, Airport-Hotel-Airport transfers etc.
Above cost excludes: Lunch and dinner in Hotelsrestutants, Airport taxes, Nepal entry and re-entry visa fees, Photography fees in some Monasteries, insurance, all personal expences such as drinks, laundry, tips, ticket re-