Highlights Central Tibet

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Recommended by 100% of travelers
Tour Cost USD 1790
Group Size 1+
Best Season March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November
Trip popularity
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Tour Grade Moderate to fairly challenging
Trip Type Popular
Activities Cultural touring, 4WD adventure, Ferry Ride, Kora Hikes
Start & End Destination Tsedang to Lhasa
Highest Altitude 5,045m ( 16,548ft) at Karo La

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Overview

Highlights Central Tibet stars with amazing flight to Lhasa Gonkar airport then drive to Tsetang (58miles, 2 hrs). Visit the Yambulakhang Palace, Traduk temple and ancient tombs of Tibetan Kings in Chongye Valley. return to Lhasa (12,193ft, 122miles) En route, Samye Monastery. At Lhasa Visit Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulinghkha Palaces , Drepung and Sera Monasteries, Jorkhang temple, Traditional Tibetan Hospital , Barkhor street etc .

Trip continue to Yamdrok tso lake to shigatse ,  Gyantse and driving over two high passes, Kamba La (15,700 ft) and Karo La (16,500ft), En route sightseeing of Drolma Lakhang Monastery and Samding Monastery in the shores of Yamdrok Tso Lake. Visit the highlights of Gyantse such as Pelkor Chode Monastery and Kumbum Stupa and in the afternoon drive to Shigatse-the second largest city of Tibet after Lhasa. visit Tashilunbo Monastery -the principal seat of Panchen Lama. Return drive to Lhasa via New Road Following the Yarlungdzangbo River and visiting Yundrungling Monastery in Tradruk.

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Trip Highlights

  • The ruins of Yambulakhang Palace and Tradruk Temple in Tsedang.
  • Samye monastery-the first Buddhist Monastery.
  • Dalai Lamas’s Potala and Norbulingkha Palaces, Drepung -the largest and most powerful of the Gelug monasteries, Sera-one of the largest monasteries of Tibet, ancient Jorkhang Temple and Barkhor Street in old Tibetan quarter of Lhasa.
  • Spectacular drive over Kamba La (15,700ft) and Karo La (16,500 ft) to Gyantse.
  • Yamdrok Tso-the turquoise green water lake.
  • Kumbum Stupa and Pelkore Chode Monastery in Gyantse.
  • Shalu Monastery and Tashilunbo Monastery at Shigatse.
  • Barren landscapes and friendliest Tibetan people.
Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1

Flight to Gonkar airport of Lhasa and transfer to Tsedang. (B)

You can fly from Kathmandu (Nepal) or Chengdu (China) to Gonkar airport of Lhasa. Upon arrival, you will be met and greeted by the Tibetan guide and drive to Tsetang (58miles, 2 hrs). Check in hotel and take rest for the acclimatization.

Day 2

Tsedang (B)

Visit the Yambulakhang Palace, Traduk temple and ancient tombs of Tibetan Kings in Chongye Valley.

Day 3

Tsedang-Lhasa (12,193ft, 122miles, 4 hrs) (B)

Drive to Lhasa. En route, Samye Monastery.

Day 4-5

At Lhasa (B)

Visit Dalai Lama’s Potala and Norbulinghkha Palaces , Drepung and Sera Monasteries, Jorkhang temple, Traditional Tibetan Hospital , Barkhor street etc . Yamdrok tso lake, way to shigatse from lhasa

Day 6

To Gyantse via Yamdrok Tso

Driving over two high passes, Kamba La (15,700 ft) and Karo La (16,500ft), En route sightseeing of Drolma Lakhang Monastery and Samding Monastery in the shores of Yamdrok Tso Lake. (B)

Day 7

To Shigatse (B)

Visit the highlights of Gyantse such as Pelkor Chode Monastery and Kumbum Stupa and in the afternoon drive to Shigatse-the second largest city of Tibet after Lhasa. After refreshment, visit Tashilunbo Monastery -the principal seat of Panchen Lama.

Day 8

Return drive to Lhasa via New Road

Following the Yarlungdzangbo River and visiting Yundrungling Monastery in Tradruk. (B)

Day 9

Departure (B)

Final Departure or extend your tour to Kathmandu, Nepal or Bhutan or India etc.

Cost & Dates

Cost & Dates

  • Accommodation on twin sharing
  • Daily Breakfast
  • All transfers and sightseeing by a private air conditioned car or coach
  • Sightseeing admission fees
  • English speaking Tour Guide
  • Tibet Travel Permit
  • International and internal air fare
  • Airport Taxes
  • Chinese visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner except as indicated.
  • Travel & Health Insurance.
  • All extra expenses caused due to nature or unforeseen events. Excess baggage
  • Charges
  • Optional tipping to local staffs, hotels etc.
  • Items of a personal nature (sodas, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone etc.

Dates and Prices

  • Start and End dates – Flexible- Anytime From March -November
  • Tour Cost: For best and reasonable cost, contact us
Visa and Permit

Visa and Permit

  • We need to have your passport copy and one photograph by scan and Passport should be valid for 6 months more at the time of travel.
  • You need to get China visa in your home country and need to send me a copy of your china visa and passport copy to apply the permit for Tibet
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