Discover Central Tibet. Explore the historic sights and temples. Introducing, Tibet tour!
This loop takes in the most important sites of central Tibet -historic, religious and cultural – as well as some of the most spectacular scenery that the Tibetan Plateau has to offer.
With an average elevation of over 4,000 meters, Tibet is considered to be the highest region in the world; often referred to as the “Roof of the World”. Remote, beautiful, and sacred; this largely undiscovered land is illuminated by countless Buddhist shrines and is surrounded by the magnificent Himalayan mountains, including Mount Everest (north face) which is the highest point on the planet.No wonder , Tibet tour , especially lhasa tour can be a great destination for your holiday !
Situated on the Red Hill of central Lhasa, Potala Palace is the highest ancient palace in the world. Potala Palace is composed of 2 parts, the Red Palace as the center and the White Palace as two wings.The Red Palace or Potrang Marpo is the highest part in the center that is completely devoted to religious study and Buddhist prayer.The White Palace or Potrang Karpo once served as the office building of Tibet local government makes up the living quarters of Dalai Lama. Thus, Potala palace tour can be a major part of you tour .
The vibrant, colorful, chaotic city of Kathmandu
Scenic country drive to Nepal-Tibet border
Jeep drives at high altitudes, almost deserted trail
Lhasa –the Roof of the World, at an altitude of 3,650m
Several monasteries, Tibetan Buddhism, religion of Tibet
Potala Palace, once the palace of Dalai Lama
Trek Grade: Easy to Moderate
Trek Code: KTM-CTT-10
Duration: 17 days
Trek Style: Tea House Trek
Best time to go: April-November
Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu or Chengdu
Day 2 Kathmandu or Chengdu
Day 3 Fly Gongkar (3658m, 1 hr), Drive to Lhasa (1½ hrs)
Day 4 Lhasa
Day 5 Lhasa
Day 6 Lhasa
Day 7 Gyantse (3950m, 8 hrs)
Day 8 Shigatse (3900m, 3 hrs)
Day 9 Lhasa (3685m, 5 hrs)
Day 10 Fly Lhasa-Kathmandu (1300m, 1 hrs)
Extend your trip – Samye and the Yarlung Valley
Day 01-8 As above
Day 09 Shigatse
Day 10 Samye (3800m, 7 hrs)
Day 11 Samye
Day 12 Yarlung Valley and King’s Tombs, Tsetang (3500m)
Day 13 Fly Kathmandu (1300m)
Day 14 Depart
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