This tour takes you spiritual and secular center of Tibet, where you could visit Potala palace, perched high above the city, the holiest temple Tibet’s, the Jokhang, and the Gelugpa monastery of Drepung monastery.
Start your journey to Tibet with a spectacular flight over the snow capped Himalayan mountains Mt. Everest, Malaku and Kanchanjunga. You will be engrossed with sightseeing and excursions of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple, the near-by Barkhor market, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and other fascinating places in Lhasa
Tibet Cultural Tour
This Fly in/ Fly out tour of the heart of Tibet follows a circular route from Tsetand to Lhasa. Exploring the Yarlung Tsangpo valley, cradle of the Tibetan civilization, we begin our journey by exploring the yarlung Tsangpo valley with a ferry ride across the Tsangpo river to visit Samye, the oldest monastery belonging to the Red hat school.
Then, on to Yumbhulakhang, the first castle built for a Tibetan king overlooking a fertile agricultural valley and tombs of the Tibetan kings, from the seventh century, and then proceeding on the southern route via the Yamdrok tso, the turquoise lake, to Gyantse and Shigatse. From Shigatse we take the northern route through the scenic, rugged country side of nomads, culmination journey to Lhasa .
This is an Adventure trip for travelers on a limited time & Budget. The breathtaking trans- Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa & the overland route from Lhasa to Nepal border offers truly spectacular views of the Himalayas, High mountain passes, ancient monasteries, fortresses & culture from a by gone era.
The trip is scheduled Drive in / fly out, but is also operated Fly in / drive out some times depending on practical necessity. This tour is offered in 3 hotel categories to choose from depending on ones interest & budget. Lhasa hotel (formerly Holiday Inn), Shambala hotel or similar & budget hotel.