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Tibet cultural tour commences from the ancient city of Lhasa. This wonderful city is commonly known as the capital of Tibet. It is filled with distinct culture, history, and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the . .
Country: Tibet
City: Lhasa
Duration: 7 Day(s) - 6 Night(s)
Tour Category: Lhasa-everest-kyirong-nepal
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99
Package Itinerary

Tibet cultural tour commences from the ancient city of Lhasa. This wonderful city is commonly known as the capital of Tibet. It is filled with distinct culture, history, and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the skyline with its great ancient architecture. A number of monasteries and temples surrounding the city, such as the Drepung, Sera, and Jokhang facilitate travelers to experience Tibetan Buddhism in this Tibet cultural tour. A visit to these ancient places will fetch you with a sense of astonishment for years to come.

The Tibet Cultural tour will be completed by comfortable jeep, van, or bus depending on group size. Our friendly and experienced guides will lead you through this marvelous site of Tibet. Often, stops will be made along the way in the historical city of Gyantse and the second largest city Shigatse. Tibet cultural tour will allow you to relax in these alluring locations and immerse yourself in the rich Buddhist culture. You will have a real sense of the Tibetan lifestyle throughout the trip.


Trip Duration: 07 days Tibet cultural tour

Mode of Tour: Fly in and fly out

The Trip Starts: Lhasa fly in

The Trip Ends in: Kathmandu fly out

Group Size: Minimum 2 & Maximum 15

Accommodation: Hotel and Guest houses stay BB Basis

Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser or mini van

Highlights of the Trip: Exploring stunning Potala Palace, guided sightseeing to explore the main attraction around, and adventure overland journey with marvelous views and beautiful cultural experience of the dry plateau


Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa by air or train

Day 02: Sightseeing In Lhasa

Day 03: Sightseeing In Lhasa

Day 04: Lhasa-Namtso-Lhasa excursion

Day 05: Lhasa to Gyangtse then to Xigatse

Day 06: Shigatse sightseeing then drive back to Lhasa

Day 07: Final departure from Tibet to your next destination


If you wish to make this tour a private trip with your family, friends, and colleagues then please send us an email and let us know how many members are there in your group to do this trip and the category of accommodation you want to use in Lhasa and en route, and then we quote the best price as per your requirements.


And/or if you wish to join this trip in Kathmandu you have to arrive 2 days prior to trip departure dates (But you need to provide us a copy of your passport at least 25 days before the trip departure). Or if you wish to start in Lhasa, you can arrive in Lhasa on the date mentioned above or earlier.


Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa by air or train:

Once you arrive at Gonggar airport or Lhasa Train Station, you will travel to Lhasa city. The remainder of the day can be enjoyed by relaxing and acclimatizing. O/N at hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing In Lhasa:

After breakfast at the hotel, you will have a comfortable visit to Jokhang Temple and Barkor bazaar. In the afternoon, the trip will visit Sera Monastery, a fifteenth-century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well-preserved monastery is located a few kilometers north of Lhasa and is home to numerous Tibetan monks. The trip will return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 03: Sightseeing In Lhasa:

The journey to Tibet will not be completed without exploring the great Potala Palace. It is Lhasa's prime attraction and is the true wonder of eastern architecture. The first site of this enormous structure will be a glorious moment remembered for years to come. This palace was once the home to Dalai Lama. This joyful day will terminate with a visit to the Drepung - once the world's largest monastery, a settlement of more than 5000 monks which is situated hidden in rocky ridges just several miles from the city. O/N at hotel.

Day 04: Lhasa-Namtso-Lhasa excursion:

The trip to Lake Namtso is one of the four most popular holy lakes in Tibet. It is an alluring and thrilling journey. One can cross the great grasslands, view so many Tibetan shepherds, and experience the clean and great holy lake which will not make him/her feel uncomfortable in your private coach spending even six to seven hours making stops wherever you want to take pictures. O/N at hotel.

Day 05: Lhasa to Gyangtse then to Xigatse:

The trip starts after breakfast which is a little bit challenging but fascinating. You will encounter two high passes over 5000 meters Khamba La and Kharo La along with one tranquil Lake called Yamdrok Tso during the drive which provides tempting views of the Tibetan Himalaya range. After you reach Gyantse, you will explore more amazing Tibetan culture as you see the Gyangtse Dzong and Kumbum. Then, the trip will continue another two hours easy drive to Xigatse. O/N at hotel.

Day 06: Shigatse sightseeing then drive back to Lhasa:

Shigatse has a lot to offer you. Normally you will visit the giant Tashilungpo Monastery, the local carpet factory, and the free market, It is very charming to observe how ancient Tibetan culture differs from the modern-day culture that we are following. There are uncountable numbers of sights, both modern and ancient, to see around this city. Late afternoon, comfortable drive back to Lhasa via a different highway. O/n in Lhasa at hotel.

Day 07: Final departure from Tibet to your next destination:

As usual, our guide and driver with the private coach will drop you off at the Lhasa Train Station or Lhasa Gongkhar Airport, you may say goodbye and fly to your destination.

Services Include:

Tibet Travel Permit Fee for Tibet

Guided tour as per program

All Monastery entrance fee

Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast

Best available guest houses en route with breakfast basis

Transportation by Toyota Land cruiser 4500 or mini bus

Group visa fee for Tibet

Necessary drop and pick up by the private vehicle

Services Exclude:

Lunch and dinner along the trip

Flight ticket (Kathmandu- Lhasa- Kathmandu) and airport taxes

Emergency rescue evacuation cost

Other personal expenses tips, donations, laundry, calls, and bottled drinks

Photography charges

Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation costs.

Nepal re-entry visa fee

Personal travel insurance

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