Trip Facts

Trip Duration 8 Days
Trip Difficulty Easy & Enjoyable

Trip Overview

This fly-in/fly-out Central Tibet Tour follows a circular route from Tsedang to Lhasa, exploring the Yarlung Tsangpo Valley, the cradle of Tibetan civilization, and then proceeding on the southern route past Yamdrok Tso, the Turquoise Lake, to the historical towns of Gyangtse & Shigatse. From Shigatse we take the Northern route through the scenic, rugged countryside of the nomads, culminating our tour in Lhasa, the Forbidden City.

One can join this Tibet tour either by taking a flight from Kathmandu or from any point in Mainland China. For those wishing to take the train journey to Lhasa, we can help in booking train tickets from Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai & Xining.

Trip Code: NSTR259

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Fly to Gonggar airport & drive to Tsedang. Afternoon visit Yambu Lhakhang. O/N Hotel (BB)

Day 02: Visit Samye Monastery & the village of king O/N Hotel. (BB)

Day 03: Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake. O/N Hotel (BB)

Day 04: Early morning visit Khumbum Stupa and Palkor Chode and drive to Shigatse and afternoon visit Tashilumpo Monastery & local market. O/N Hotel (BB)

Day 05: Drive to Lhasa via the north route. O/N Hotel (BB)

Day 06: Tour of Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple, Barkhor Market O/N Hotel (BB)

Day 07: Visit Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. O/N Hotel (BB)

Day 08: Drive to airport for flight to Kathmandu. O/N Hotel (BB)

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