Nepal and Tibet are great neighbors. They have much in common. Both of them situate on the Himalaya range; they are both proud of Buddhism culture; The Tibet tour offers rich Buddhist culture, colorful and dynamic cultural wonders, historic and prominent landmarks, fluttering prayer flags and sites with influential religious heritage. Providing full insight into the Tibetan culture, the nomadic people and their lifestyle, this forbidden city has various secrets that can be revealed by cultural tours in Tibet. The highland plateau is filled with unique age-old traditions, ancient monasteries, cultural cities, heavenly lakes and the dramatic North face of the world’s highest mountain, Everest. Almost all Tibet tour packages allow experiencing the authentic history and explore the medieval towns and varieties of the natural wilderness. Flights from Kathmandu to Lhasa will take you to the roof of the world, where you begin exploring the vibrant cities of Lhasa, Shigatse, Gyantse and visit legendary palaces like Potala and Norbulingka.
Visit and savor the sights of Tibet’s oldest monastery at Samye and the largest monastery at Sera, the world’s highest monastery at Rongbuk and the significant Drepung monastery and Jokhang temple. Drive to the turquoise Yamdrok-Tso and Nam-Tso lakes through high passes, and delve deep in the pious hermitage of Thimphu caves while you achieve eternal peace and spiritual.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 3 : Flight to Gongger Airpot (3650m)
Day 4 : Sightseeing in Potala palace and Norbulingka
Day 5 : Sightseeing in Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street
Day 6 : Excursion to Ganden Monastery and Drayerpa Cave
Day 7 : Trip to Gyantse(3950m) via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake
Day 8 : Trip to Shigatse(3900m) via Shalu Monastery
Day 9 : Trip to Rongbuk via Sakya Monastery (5000m)
Day 10 : Trip to Kyirong via Everest Base Camp(1895m)
Day 11 : Trip to Rasuwagadhi and back to Kathmandu