Tibet, on the lofty Tibetan Plateau on the northern side of the Himalayas, is an autonomous region of China. It’s nicknamed the “Roof of the World” for its towering peaks. It shares Mt. Everest with Nepal. Its capital, Lhasa, is the site of the hilltop Potala Palace, once the Dalai Lama’s winter home, and Jokhang Temple, Tibet’s spiritual heart, revered for its golden statue of the young Buddha.
Tibet has some of the world’s tallest mountains, other than the Mount Everest. Several major rivers have their source in the Tibetan Plateau – the Yangtze, the Yellow River, Indus, Mekong, Ganges, Salween and Brahmaputra.

The Indus and Brahmaputra rivers originate from a lake in Western Tibet, near Mount Kailash, a holy pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Tibetans. The Hindus consider the mountain to be the abode of Lord Shiva.

At once mysterious, beautiful and inaccessible, it is the home of myth, tradition, legends and a simple, friendly people. Come, go Beyonder with us, while we trip on the unusual in this beautiful land…

$1200*

(Per person for a group of 2 people on a twin sharing basis
*price based on non-high season. Please write to us for seasonal rates.)

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Day 1:
Arrival in Lhasa

Arrive in Lhasa and get transferred to the hotel. Rest and acclimatize to the high altitude – maybe a short stroll around. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 2:
Lhasa City tour (B,D)

Visit the Potala Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage site), the winter palace of Dalai Lama – 13-storey building with over 1,000 rooms, statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.

Then continue to Jokhang Temple (another UNESCO World Heritage site) which is a Buddhist spiritual center. Walk along the famous Bakhor Street next to the temple with its pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 3:
Monasteries – Drepung & Sera (B)

Visit the 15th century Drepung monastery, was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and the Ganden palace which was the Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.

Then on to the Sera Monastery (anther one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet) where we will try and catch the famous ‘Monks debate’. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 4:
Gyantse and Shigatse tour (B)

Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse – en route is the wild raw beauty of the mountains – Gampala pass and a view of Yamdrok-tso. In Gyantse, check out the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. And then on to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Overnight in Shigatse

Day 5:
The magnificence of the 5 highest peaks in the world (B)

Head to Lhatse and then on to Shegar and to Rongbuk monastery. Enjoy a view of all the 5 highest peaks in the World from the Pang La Pass en route. Overnight in Rongbuk

Day 6:
The Everest Base Camp

Get mesmerized by the magnificent sunrise on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view of the magnificent Everest. You could now choose to trek from your tent to the base camp 4km one way, or go to EBC by local bus. Head down to the Kyirong border. Overnight in Kyirong

Day 7:
Drive back to Kathmandu (B)

Cross over the border and drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 8:
Departure (B)

Get transferred to the airport for your departure flight from Kathmandu.

Inclusions

Entrance fees to the scenic spots as listed in the itinerary
Accommodation in 3-star twin room (except in some places where guest houses will be provided) as listed in the itinerary
Meals as listed in the itinerary: B stands for Western and Chinese breakfast in the hotels.
Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing with English-speaking guide as listed in the itinerary.
Tibet Permit

Exclusions

International Airfare and Airport tax not listed in the itinerary.
Visa fees
Single Room Supplement. Should a twin room be needed by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will be charged.
Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary.
Meals not listed in the itinerary.
Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
Gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.
Taxes, as applicable

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