Central Tibet Tour - 8 days

Central Tibet Tour - 8 days

Day 01: Arrive Gongar Airport, transfer to Tsedang in Yarlung Valley

Day 02: Guided tour of Samye, the oldest Monastery belonging to the red hat School & Yumbulakhang, the first castle built for a Tibetan King

Day 03: Drive via Yamdrok lake to Gyantse, Guided tour of Gyangtse Kubum stupa and Pelkot Chode Monastery

Day 04: Drive via Shalu Monastery to Shigatse, visit Tashilhunpo Monastery and Shigatse Market

Day 05: Drive Shigatse to Lhasa, check into Hotel

Day 06: In Lhasa. Sightseeing: Drepung monastery , Jokang temple and Barkhor Bazaar
Visit the Drepung monastery. This is the largest monastery in the world and once housed 10,000 monts and nuns. It was built in 1419 and the second, thrid and fourth Dalai Lamas lived and were entombed here. A visit to the kitchen of this monastery is a must. Look out for the washing machine in which the monks mix their butter tea. Next stop will the Jokhang Temple. This is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses a golden statue of the Buddha. You then visit to the Barkhor Bazaar outside the Jokhang monastery. This is the bustling flea market where you can buy vouvenirs and meet other tourists.

Day 07: In Lhasa. Potala, Norbulingka summer palace and Sera monastery
Visit to the Potala Palace is awesom. The Palace of the Dalai Lama, a treasure of Tibetan culture was, till 1965, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tsongtsen Gampo as a fort and later renovated by the 5th Dalai lama in the 17th century to its present specifications. Visit to the Narbulingka, the winter Palace of the Dalai lama built in the 18th century would be the next attraction in your sightseeing tour. Next you will visit to Sera Monastery, a preserved monastery of white-washed walls and golden roofs.

Day 08: After breakfast transfer to airport to connect flight to Kathmandu or Chengdu

Using Dhoodgu or Gorkha or Yak in Lhasa - 3 star categories hotels
02-03 pax    US$1690 p/pax 
04-07 Pax    US$1215 p/pax 
08-11 Pax    US$ 940 p/pax 
12-15pax     US$ 825 p/pax 
SGL supp:   US$ 205

Cost includes:
01. Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
02. Daily breakfast
03. English Speaking Tibetan guide
04. Transportation as per itinerary
05. Entrance fees at monasteries
06. Tibet Travel permit
07. Emergency portable oxygen cylinder - 1 bottle 

Cost does not include:
01. China/Tibet visa fee if obtain in Kathmandu(US$175 per person for US national, other nationality US$85 per person)
02. Airfare Kathmandu - Lhasa- Kathmandu US$ 800 per person on economy class
03. Nepal Visa fee,
04. All expenses of personal nature, phone calls, laundry, etc
05. Lunch and Dinner at hotels
06. Alcholic beverages and bar bills
07. Medical evacuation cost, personal health and accident insurance
07. Any expenese occur due to landslide or broken of bridge, expenses that are not specify
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  • Price : USD 825
  • Destinations : Central Tibet Tour
  • Max Elevation : 3650 m.
  • Weather : May June, July, August, September are best time to visit
  • Trip Duration : 8 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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