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Lhasa Cultural Tour (11 Days)

We wiil fly to lhasa over the highest mountains in the world. In lhasa, we will explore the Potala Palace (former winter residence of Dalai Lama), The Jokhang (The most revered Tibetain Buddhist religions structure), The tibetan medical centre and the largest monastic university in Tibet at Drepung.

From Lhasa we will travel across the Tibatan plateau visiting some of Tibet most revered monasteries and religious sites in the tsang province. we will visit transquil Yamdork Tso, Gantse and Tibet's second largest city Shigatse. From Shigatse we will continue over Tongla pass to Shegar and Zangmu with views of the Himalaya, Cross the Friendship Bridge and make our way through the Nepal countryside to Kathmandu. You may wish to extend your holiday with a trek in to the Himalayas or head south for a Jungle Safari in the Chitwan National Park.


Day 1

Arrive Kathmandu (sightseeing overnight Kathmandu )

Day 2

Sightseeing, overnight Kathmandu.

Day 3

Fly to Lhasa ( 11,972 ft), acclimatization - overnight Lhasa.

Day 4

Guided tour of Jokang, the Barkhor and the Tibetan medical center - over night Lhasa.

Day 5

Guided tour of Potala Palace and Drepung - overnight Lhasa.

Day 6

Drive from Lhasa to Gyanse (12,956 ft )via Yamdork Tso,Crossing two passes ( Kambala 16,314 ft and Korala 16,432 ft). overnight Gyatse.

Day 7

Drive to Shigatse (12,792 ft), en-route visit Zhalu monastery, guided tour of Tashilhunpo Monastery - overnight Shigatse.

Day 8

Drive to shegar (14268 ft) via Tongla pass (16564 ft)overnight shegar.

Day 9

Drive to Zangmu (8200 ft), en route visit Milarepa Caves in Nyalam - overnight Zhangmu.

Day 10

Drive via Frindship Highway to border, cross Frindship Bridge and transfer to mini-bus or Land rover for trip to Kathmandu - overnight Kathmandu.

Day 11

Depature or extend.


Cost Includes

Travel permit, air fare as per Itenearary, Normal Chinese visa fee, all land transfer as per itineray, entrance fees to monasteries, accomandation as per itinerary, twin sharing with breakfast only, all sightseeing tours as per itinerary with local English speaking Guides.

Cost does not Include

Main meals, Nepal re-entry visa fee, travel insurance, excess baggage charges, emergency Chinese visa fee, private expenses (telephone, laudry, beverages, tips) etc.



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