Shoton festival tours is combination of culture, Nature and adventure. take a magnificent flight to Gonkar Airport , attend : Shoton Festival celebration in Drepung Monastery and Lhasa sightseeing .Drive to Drepung Monastery to secure your place for watching festival. A giant Buddha Thangka will be displayed amidst an exciting atmosphere. Watch the festival activities for sometime and later drive to old Tibetan part of Lhasa and visit the The Jokhang Temple and Bakhor Street.
Attend the Shoton festival in Norbulingkha Palace and later take the sightseeing tour of Potala Palace and Sera Monastery. Drive to Yangpacheng Hot Spring which is 58 miles north from Lhasa. Appreciate the landscape of Qiang grassland and Nyacheng Tangula Snow Mountain Range. Continue driving to Namtso (98 miles), literally a heavenly lake, which is the biggest lake in Tibet and the second biggest salt lake in China as well as the highest lake in the world (15,573 ft).
Set out along the friendship highway, heading westwards to Gyantse, following the bank of Yamdrok Tso for more than 40 miles and motoring over two high passes, Kamba La (15,700 ft) amd Laro la ( 16, 500ft) visit the Pelkor Chode & Kumbum Monastery which are the highlights of Gyantse and drive to Shigatse where you will visit the famous Tashilunbo Monastery-the principal seat of Panchen Lama-the second most venerated religious leader of Tibet.
- 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.
- Shoton Festival
- 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.