The wondrous autonomous region of PRC has wonders spilled in every corner – Explore it
This tiny autonomous region of China, Tibet lies under the shadows of Himalayan giants and wonders in Tibet are scattered in every corner. This Tour in Tibet takes you to some of the most wonderful wonders lying in different corners of Tibet. Firstly, the Tibetan Capital itself is a Wonder. This Tour begins with the exploration of significant landmarks around Lhasa.
We explore all places like Potala Palace, Sera, Deprung and Ganden Monastery. The typical Tibetan Buddhism spills over before our eyes while exploring typical Barkhor Square. The Wonders of Tibet Tour continues to Nyingchi via Gongbogyamda. On the way, visit the holy lake of the Red Sect – of Lamaism – Basamtso Lake. Continue the drive to Nyingci along the beautiful Niyang River. The myths say the plaintive tears of holy mountains feed the river. Drive across Mila Pass (5013m) and stop over to take some pictures of the pristine Tibetan villages, forest, valleys and glaciers as you make your way to “Lesser Switzerland” – Nyingchi, also known as the Throne of the Sun in Tibetan language.
The final part of this tour goes along the cities of Friendship Highway like Gyantse, Shigatse, Tingri. It also highlights the highest altitude monastery Rongbuk and the Everest Base Camp of the Tibetan side. The drive across high passes and the views of turquoise lakes like Yam Drok Tso and the great cultural encounters in Tibetan Towns are also the primary highlights of this tour.
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Fly from Kathmandu – Arrive in Lhasa
Meet your guide and driver at the airport or train station. The remainder of the day is at your leisure in Lhasa City hotel with B/B plan.
Lhasa City wonder tours – B, L
A sightseeing tour of the worlds Holy Land of Buddhism, including a visit to the icon of Tibet Potala Palace. Explore the Jokhang Temple, and then enjoy a walk on the Barkhor Street at your own pace.
Lhasa/Nyingchi/Bayi – B, L, D
Travel to Nyingchi via Gongbogyamda. On the way, visit the holy lake of the Red Sect – of Lamaism – Basomtso Lake. Continue the drive to Nyingci along the beautiful Niyang River, it is said to be an aggregate of the plaintive tears of the holy mountains. Drive through the Mila Pass (5013M asl) and stop over to take some pictures of the pristine Tibetan villages, forest, valleys and glaciers as you make your way to “Lesser Switzerland” – Nyingchi, also known as the Throne Of The Sun in Tibetan language.
Nyingchi/Lhasa – B, L
Visit the Giant Cypress Forest. Afterward, drive through Niyang River Valley, where snow-clad mountains, virgin forests and meadows provide a home for a variety of wildlife. Cross the Mila Pass 5230M, your journey continues through the picturesque Bajietang Grassland as you make your way back to Lhasa.
Lhasa/Gyangtse/Shigatse – B, L, D
Westward cross the Gangbala Snow Mountain – 4990M to Shigatse. Shigatse is known as – the city of heroes, has innumerable lakes, meadows, snow-clad peaks, forests, waterfalls, and unspoiled alpine scenery. Continue the journey to the holy Buddhist Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, where you’ll enjoy a great view of villages, forest, meadows, sheep, and ice-sculpted mountains. The scenery is nothing short of spectacular! Proceed to explore the Palkhor Monastery, Zhongshan Fort Ruin of Resisting British Army, and the Pala Manor – an epitome of the feudal serfdom system, where you can learn some real facts about the serfs and the serfowners in the old days.
Shigatse/Dingri – Shegar – B, L, D
After breakfast, drive to Shegar – the new town of Dingri via Lhatse, the origin place of Tibetan knife. On the way, we will cross the Gyatsola Snow Mountain 5220 M.
Dingri/Everest Base Camp/Shigatse – B, L, D
Visit to the Rongbuk, a Buddhist Monastery of the Red Sect of Lamaism which has the highest altitude of its kind in the world. The temple is located at the end of the famous Rongbuk Glacier, about 20 km from the top of the Mt. Everest. The temple attracts many tourists every day as it offers a great view of the mountain. Afterward, trek or hire a carriage to the Everest Base Camp.
Shigatse/Lhasa – B, L
Visit the traditional seat of successive Panchen Lamas – the Tashilunpo Monastery. Later, drive back to Lhasa.
Lhasa – B, L
Todays excursion takes you to the Namtso Lake to enjoy the amazing view of the endless north Tibet plain and the snow-clad Nyainqentanglha Mountains. Then take a hot spring bath in Yangpachen before driving back to Lhasa.
Lhasa/Exit – B Only
The trip ends today with you departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to the airport or the train station.
Note : Itinerary can be customized. Nepal Footprint Holiday always organize quality tours and holidays in Tibet and Nepal. if you have any further question please contact our expert. On the itinerary B,L, D means.
B = Breakfast, L = Lunch and D= Dinner
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