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Essence of Tibet (Fly In / Fly out)

 

Essence of Tibet

Welcome to TIBET - This spectacular land is charming for its beautiful natural landscape, glorious history and culture, unique folk custom, with all of which Tibet has attracted more and more tourists from home and abroad. Tibet has already become the hottest world-level tourist destination in the world.

Itinerary

Day 01 Kathmandu – Lhasa
Fly over the great Himalayas to Lhasa. Drive to Tsedang- a small city formed in the lap of a holiest mountain in Tibet called Mt. Gongbori & check into your hotel. Rest for acclimatization.
O/N at hotel.

Day 02 Tsenang
Explore the Yarlung Tsangpo Valley – the cradle of Tibetan civilization, visit Samye monastery which was founded by second religious king while Prominent Buddhist came from India & Yongbulakhang – the castle built by first king of Tibet named Yarlong. O/N at hotel.

Day 03 Gyantse
Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Tso lake & explore. Gyantse is located at the head of the trade route to Sikkim & Darjeeling. Then continue to Khumbu Stupa – one of the Tibet's most revered & unusal architectural masterpiece. Also visit Palkhor Chode monastery which is next to the Kumbum. O/N at hotel.

Day 04 Shigatse
Drive too Shigatse via Shalu monastery. Shigatse is the second largest town of Tibet & visit Tashilunpo monastery – the seat of Panchen Lama is situated. O/N at hotel.

Day 05 Lhasa
Today you will be driven to Lhasa – the heart of Tibet, which remained isolated from the outside world for centuries; situated, at an elevation 3,650m at the Kyichu riverbank. O/N at hotel.

Day 06 Lhasa
Excursion tour to Drepung – is the largest monastery in Tibet, which was founded in 1416. Then continue to Sera monastery- one of the great institutions of Gelugpa Sect. O/N at hotel.

Day 07 Visit (Fri /Mon)
Potala Palace – gold roofed Palace built in the time of fifth Dalai Lama. And explore Jokhang temple – spiritual center of Tibet founded in 7th century by the king Songtsen Gompa & then continue to Barkhor – a colorful market. Finally visit Norbu Linkha, the summer palace of Dalai Lama. O/N at hotel.

Day 08 Lhasa – Kathmandu
After breakfast drive to the airport to board your flight to Kathmandu. O/N at hotel.

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