Tibet Cultural Tour – 7 days

Tibet Cultural Tour – 7 days

Lhasa is the cultural center of Tibet. It is the most popular tour. The tour covers most prominent, historical and religious sites in Tibet - Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, Drepung monastery, Norbulinka park and  Sera monastery. These are most prominent monasteries in Lhasa. There is an extra day to make your own choice while in Lhasa.

Best time visit: Best time to travel is in summer - from March to October. Overland journey is best from early May to middle of October. This is because of the snow condition in high Himalayan pass in winter and late spring. During monsoon season (July to August) heavy rain can often disrupt the road and highway

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu.

Day 02: In Kathmandu. Half day city tour

Day 03: Fly to Lhasa. In Lhasa

Day 04: In Lhasa. Sightseeing:  Drepung, Joang & Barkor

Day 05: In Lhasa. Sightseeing:  Potala Palace, Norbulinka & Sera monastery

Day 06: In Lhasa BB. Free day

Day 07: Depart Lhasa

Full descriptive itinerary will be forwarded to signed up clients.

Fixed Departure tour cost:

Land Cost: US$870 per person  

Single Supplement Net US$275

Group Size: Join in Fixed Departure minimum 6 person

High season (Jul to Aug) cost Net US$115 per person


Private Group departure cost – Net per person in US$

2 to 3 pax    US$915 per person

4 to 5 pax    US$785 per person

6 to 9 pax    US$700 per person

10 to 15 pax US$610 per person

Single Supplement Net US$275

Cost includes:

# Hotel accommodation (Bed & Breakfast) based on double occupancy – deluxe room.

# Sightseeing tour and activities according to the programme with private coach.

# All Airport transfers.

# Tour guide, transport (tourist bus), sightseeing, and entrance fees

# Tibet Travel Permit

Cost does not include

# Return Airfare Kathmandu to Lhasa US$750 per person

# Group visa fee for single entry in China / Tibet:  Normal visa fees - US$89; US Citizen US$177, Canadian US$121, Romanian US$122 and US$198 respectively. Effective from Jun 2017 there is no provision for urgent visa. Visa fees are subject to change without prior notice. Minimum 3 days is required by Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu to process Tibet Permit and visa.

# Meals during the tours – allow average $25 to $35 per day

# Airfare and transportation that are not specifically mentioned

# Personal clothing and down jacket (US$35)

# Bottled water, alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, telephone, porters (In case of landslide or border crossing) and tips.

# Service that are not specifically mentioned in the program

# Expenses due to flight delay, road disruption, flood, sickness and other contingencies


Tourist standard bus – capacity maximum 20 seats

Single rooms are not available in guest house. Usually dormitory accommodate 6 to 7 person

Member personal baggage allowance – 15kg

Portable oxygen and first aid pox are provided

Time difference between Tibet and Kathmandu is 2 hour 15 minute. When China is in Summer time the time difference is 3 hour 15 minute. So, you arrive in Kathmandu before you have left Lhasa.

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  • Price : USD 870
  • Destinations : Lhasa, Drepung, Joang & Barkor, Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Sera monastery
  • Max Elevation : 3760
  • Weather : April to October
  • Trip Duration : 7 days
  • Trip Grade : Moderate
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