Tibet Heritage Tour
Duration : 11 day(s)
Day 01: Prior to landing in the Tribhuvan International Airport, you could have some excellent views of snowy mountains, after customs clearance meet with our tour coordinator and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Two full days sightseeing in medieval and historical cities such as Visit Boudhanath, the stupa famous for Buddhist devotees and also its called little Tibet, Pasupatinath Temple, Hindu Shrines , Patan city, the city of art and beauty , Swayambhunath .
Day 03: Early morning fly over Panoramic Himalayas ranges from Kathmandu to the holy city of Lhasa by China Airlines. The flight takes about 55 minutes to reach the Gongar Airport. Upon arrival at Gongar Airport and Drive to shiigatse. Overnihgt at Shi igatse. Explore Shakya Monastery and Tashilhunpo Monastery.
Day 04: After breakfast drive 93km from Shigatse to Gyantse via Shalu Monastery. This is a small agricultural town famous for its wool carpets and the Phalkor Choide Chorten, Gyantse lies between a monastery and fort. This unique structure, built in 1414, consists of five stories representing the five steps to enlightenment, and is topped by thirteen rings which symbolize the stages of advancement towards Buddhahood. There are 108 halls inside, each with frescoes and Buddha Shrines.
Day 05: After breakfast drive to Lasha via Yamdrok Lake 3650m, Karola Pass 5010m and Kambala Pass 4794m. Overnight at hotel
Day 06-07: Two full day's sight-seeing tour in Lhasa including Potala Palace, Norbulingkha Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Bharkhor Market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: After breakfast Day Excursion tour to NamTso lake ,this is highest (not the largest) saltwater lake in the world at an altitude of 4718 m and covering a surface area of more than 500 km2.The crystal-clear water of this lake and the scenic beauty of its surrounding are sure to leave you spellbound. Evening drive back to Lasha.
Day 09: After breakfast fly to kathmandu. Overnihgt at Kathmandu.
Day 10: After breakfast drive to Bhaktapur, the city examples of wood-carving. Visit Durbar Square through the Royal Gate, the sparseness of the temple is immediately apparent, compared to the profusion in the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu and Patan. Many of the highly decorated buildings and shrines were destroyed in the 1934 earthquake. However the main square still contains innumerable temples and other architectural show pieces: the Lion Gate, the Art gallery, the statue of Bhupatendra Malla, the Palace of 55 windows, the Bell of the barking dogs, the Batsala temple, the Nyatapola temple and the replica of Pashupatinath.
Day 11: Departure to Airport.
Tour cost: USD $ 1399 Perperson
- During the tour twin-sharing accommodation on B/B basis, English speaking tour guide, private land transport as per itinerary. During the Tibet tour twin-sharing accommodation on B/B basis, local English speaking guide, Tibet Permit, Monasteries entrance fees, and land transport as per itinerary.
- All kind of personal nature expenses such as liquor, laundry charges, telephone calls, tips, airport tax and any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstance. Chinese visa urgency charges, Re-entry Nepal visa charges, excess baggage charges, Meals at during the Tibet tour. Chinese visa USD 114 and air fare USD 855 KTM/ Lhasa and Kathmandu.