Lhasa Tours [8 Days ]

The city of Lhasa is located between 29o 36’N and 19o 06′ E at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level towards the northern bank of Kyichu river Amazing views of the Himalaya and the Tibetan landscape greet you on the overland drive from Kathmandu to Lhasa (The most beautiful picturesque highway in the world to drive).In Lhasa visit the famous Potala and Norbulinkha palaces, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and walk amongst the crowded Tibetan market – the bustling Barkor Bazaar. Johkang Temple, is the product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques, is the most revered shrine in all of Tibet and is constantly bustling with devoted worshippers. Everyday, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. In the afternoon we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. Potala Palace. Potala Palace is a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-inspiring moment. We will visit those rooms, halls and chapels Another visit is to Drepung Monastery, once the world’s largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks, it lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Drepung Monastery is about 8km west from central Lhasa. These white monastic buildings piled up on the hillside.you will have a detour to Yamdrok Lake, one of the three largest lakes in Tibet. The water is as clean as crystal, the glimmering water will shock you in sunshine.The age old monasteries and temples in the city have preserved many historical relics, Buddhist scriptures, arts, craft and swood carvings.In Shigatse and Gyantse visit such important monasteries as Tashilunpo and the Kumbum, rich in sculptures and murals.

Lhasa Tours

Lhasa Tours

Outline Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Fly to Lhasa, meet Tibetan guide and transfer to Hotel
Day 03: Full day sightseeing in Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery
Day 04: Another day sightseeing in Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Bazar
Day 05: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse [261KM]
Day 06: Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse [90KM]
Day 07: Drive from Shigatse to Old-thingri [320KM]
Day 08: Drive from Old-thingri to Zhangmu [180KM]
Day 09: Drive from Zhangmu to Border and Kathmandu
Day 10: Back to Kathmandu

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