Days tour of Yarlung Tsangpo Valley & Lhasa
Departures : Every Saturday/Thursday
EX : Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing/Kunming
Best Season : March - November
We begin our tour by exploring
Yarlung Tsangpo Valley, the cradle of Tibetan
civilization. It is here as per legend the ogress
& the monkey mated & the Tibetan race
began. The whole region is culturally &
historically very rich & boast of early
historical monuments such as the Samye Monastery,
the first monastic institution built in early
7th century; Yumbulakhang, the first palace
built for a Tibetan king; Samye Chimpu, a cave
complex & once a retreat for Guru Rinpoche.
We continue to Lhasa visiting Mindroling Monastery
Lhasa, the forbidden city is the
heart & soul of Tibet for centuries &
is still a city of wonders. The majestic Potala
palace dominates the Lhasa skyline & is
the residence of the Dalai Lamas. Jokhang, the
central cathedral is the spiritual heart of
Lhasa & is its most sacred temple. Encircling
the Jokhang Temple is the bustling & fascinating
Barkhor market & the devotional pilgrim
circumambulation circuit. Other attractions
include visits to Sera & Drepung Monastery,
Tibet's great monastic universities & Norbulinka,
the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lama.
Day 01 : Arrive Lhasa. Transfer to Tsedang.
Check into hotel.Walking tour of Tibetan part
of the town.
Day 02 :
Explore Yarlung Tsangpo Valley, the
cradle of Tibetan civilization – visit
Samye Monastery & Yumbulakhang.
Day 03 :
Drive to Lhasa. En route visit Mindroling
Monastery. Check into hotel.
Visit Jokhang Temple & the Barkhor Market.
Day 04 :
Guided sightseeing tour Potala, the
Winter palace of the Dalai Lame & Drepung
& Nechung Monastery.
Day 05: A.M.-
Guided sightseeing tour of Sera Monastery
& Ramoche Tsuglakhang.
Day 06 :
After early morning breakfast transfer
to airport to connect flight to Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing.
TOUR COST INCLUDES
Accommodation on twin sharing basis on Bed &
Breakfast basis as per the hotel plan, all necessary
sightseeing tour as per the programme, all necessary
monastery entrance fees, English speaking guide,
private ground transfers, Tibet travel permit.
Hard & Soft drinks, all expenses of personal
nature, Nepal re-entry visa fee, Airport Departure
Tax, Charge for photography, Travel Insurance,
Emergency evacuation, Visa fee, Urgent Visa
Fee & Airfare.