The Tibet Lhasa Tour offers an extraordinary journey through Tibet's rich cultural heritage and natural wonders, with an added touch of Nepal's charm. This tour comprehensively explores Tibet and Kathmandu, immersing you in these two beautiful regions' diverse traditions, art, history, and spirituality.
The adventure begins in Kathmandu, where you embark on a cultural heritage tour of the city. This experience offers a deep insight into the historical significance, artistic treasures, and spiritual essence of the Kathmandu Valley. From ancient temples, stupas, and intricate palaces to vibrant markets and sacred sites, the tour sets the stage for an unforgettable cultural and spiritual exploration.
The next leg of the journey involves a spectacular trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. As you soar over the majestic Himalayan range, you are treated to breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks and rugged landscapes, a sight that leaves an indelible impression.
Upon arrival in Lhasa, you are greeted by a mesmerizing Tibetan culture and heritage tapestry. The tour takes you to various remarkable destinations, including Lhasa, Xigatse, Gyantse, and other notable places. You can visit iconic attractions in Lhasa, such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. These landmarks showcase the architectural brilliance and spiritual significance of Tibetan Buddhism.
Moving beyond Lhasa, the tour allows you to explore other captivating destinations, each offering its unique charm. Xigatse, with its famed Tashilhunpo Monastery, offers a glimpse into the monastic traditions and grandeur of Tibetan Buddhism. Gyantse enchants visitors with its stunning Kumbum Stupa, a remarkable structure adorned with intricate murals and statues.
Throughout the journey, you will be immersed in the vibrant Tibetan culture, witnessing colorful festivals, encountering friendly locals, and savoring traditional Tibetan cuisine. The tour offers ample opportunities to engage with the local communities and understand their customs, beliefs, and way of life.
The Tibet Lhasa Tour is distinct in that it begins and ends in Kathmandu, Nepal, adding a blend of cultural diversity to the overall experience. This unique combination allows travelers to appreciate and contrast the beauty and traditions of both Tibet and Nepal, creating a truly enriching and unforgettable adventure.
Overall, the Tibet Lhasa Tour promises an enlightening and awe-inspiring journey, unveiling the hidden treasures of Tibetan culture, spirituality, and natural beauty. Whether captivated by ancient monasteries, spellbound by panoramic landscapes, or seeking a profound spiritual experience, this tour offers an immersive and magical exploration of Tibet and its neighboring regions.
Your trip day starts today when you arrive to Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Upon your arrival, you will be received by our representative at the airport. He will be carrying a signboard with our company’s name on it. Then you will be transferred to the tour hotel and checked in. A trip briefing will follow later today and the time will be notified to you by the representative who picks you up from the airport. We will come to meet and brief you about the trip at the fixed time. Until then just relax or explore a bit of surrounding.
We take you for a day tour of cultural heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley after breakfast. The tour will give you a mixed insight of history, culture, art, architecture and spirituality of Kathmandu valley. The sites include; Swoyambhunath aka Monkey Temple: The oldest of all sites in Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is an important Buddhist spiritual site having the history over two thousand years old. This site has gained a popular name as monkey temple as this small forested hill is a good habitat for hundreds of monkeys. The visit there will heighten your spiritual and cultural experience. Patan City including Patan Durbar Square: A tour to medieval city of Patan gives you a great insight about ethnic Newari culture, Budhhist spirituality, religious harmony, art and architecture while you stroll around the charismatic alleys taking you to magnificent local community squares known as Bahal and eventually leading you to an incredible medieval palace square. The monuments and skill of the local artisans displayed on those monuments in the square will stun you with their unbelievable charm. Boudhanath Stupa: The largest of its kind in the world, this magnificent stupa is a very important centre of faith for the people following Tibetan Buddhism. This place is nice Circular Square with the stunning stupa in the middle of it which spreads a lot of spiritual vibrations around the atmosphere.
Be transferred to airport to take a spectacular flight for about an hour and half to Lhasa from Kathmandu. Our representative will pick you up from the Lhasa airport and drive you to your hotel in Lhasa city. Check into hotel and relax.
Explore the majestic city of Lhasa. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Bakhor bazar. Be a little familiar with Tibetan culture and life style.
You will explore some of the beautiful spiritual monasteries in the area. An exploration of Tibetan Buddhist spirituality in the monasteries of Drepung and Sera is an enlightening spiritual journey.
Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. The stretch of 261 kilometers takes you through two high mountain passé of Kora La (5010 m) and Kamba La (4794 m) and a beautiful Yamadroke Lake. Check into hotel and relax.
Take your breakfast and go for a half day sightseeing tour of Gyantse. Visit Pholkor and Kumbum monasteries in the area. Start driving to Xigatse after sightseeing tour and lunch. A short drive in the stretch of 90 kilometers takes you to a beautiful Tibetan town of Xigatse through spectacular countryside.
Start a half day sightseeing tour of Xigatse after breakfast. A tour of Buddhist monastery and other market area will give you an idea of how different the Tibetan culture is from your own and you can feel the beauty of experiencing a different culture than your own. Drive back to Lhasa later in the afternoon and stay overnight there.
Take another spectacular Trans-Himalayan flight back to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival at Kathmandu airport, our representative will be there to help you with your transfer to your hotel. A free afternoon to do souvenir shopping or take a leisurely stroll around.
We will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight back home or to next destination.
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