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TRAVEL ON THE ROOF OF THE WORLD

7 Nights/8 Days

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Overview

Tibet fascinates many people, exotic culture, unique highland landscapes and friendly people. See it all by walking around or from the comfort of your private van. It is your memorable travel on the roof the world. From Holy cities like Lhasa, Tse-tung and Shigatse, to the foot of Everest, we will create a lifetime of memories.

Fact File
Country Tibet
Activities Cultural Tour
Trip Length 8 Days
Trip areas Lhasa
Trip Starting Kathmandu
Trip Ending Kathmandu
Meal Plan Bed & Breakfast
Places to see lhasa, shigatse, dingri
Main attractions Culture, Mountain, Holy place, Local people
Difficulty Guest House, Lodge
Group Size Minimum: 2, Maximum: above 2
Season Every Day


Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival/ lhasa gong ga airport.
On arrival you will arrive at the airport and be greeted by your tour guide. Then you will drive to hotel and have a rest at your hotel.

Day 02: Full day city tour of the potala palace, the jokhang temple, and barkhor street.
The potala palace: Perched upon the marpo ri hill, 130 meters above the lhasa valley, it is the greatest monumental structure in Tibet. We kindly suggest you take taxi to the top of the palace which costs about 10 and then walk down after your visiting.

The jokhang temple: the jokhang is the most celebrated temple in Tibet. Because the temple is not controlled by a particular sect of Tibetan buddhism it attracts adherents of all the sects as well as followers of bon-po, Tibet's indigenous religion.the potala palace

Barkhor street: the barkhor is the oldest street in lhasa as well as the center of old lhasa and remains very traditional. it is a place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts are assembled.

Day 03: Full day city tour of sera monastery, trupeng monastery, norbulingka, and visit the carpet factory.
Sera monastery: it is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet. It costs 15 to take a taxi to go, however, you can bargain with the taxi driver. Trupeng monastery: it is one of the biggest monasteries in Tibet. Norbulingka: norbulingka means "jeweled garden". The carpet factory: the highland of Tibet is the actual home of the oriental carpets. By visiting carpet factory you will have a general idea how carpets are produced.

Day 04: Lhasa to shigatse.
Drive from lhasa to shigatse (about 347km). On the way visit yamdrok lake, karola glacier and baiju monastery. stay overnight in shigatse. Yomdrok Lake: within langkamu county, with an area of 638 square km and a coastal line of 250 km.

The palgor chorten: it is with 9 stories, 108 doors and 77 rooms. Each room contains a different statue of buddha and the wall frescoes telling the story about it.

Day 05: Shigatse to Dingri
Visit tashilumpo monastery, free market, drive from shigztse to Dingri. Tashilhunpo monastery: painted in red and white, the buildings in the monastery stand closely together in terraced rows, offering a grand and majestic view.

Day 06: Dingri to Shigatse
Rongbuk Monastery and Mt. Everest: With an altitude is 5,100 meters (16728 feet), the monastery is the highest on earth. From there you will get a great view of Mt Everest. Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language, is the highest peak of the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous travelers eyes. Journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to you, but it will definitely reward you with the most unparalleled view a panorama of Himalayan peaks - and never-forgotten beautiful memories.

Everest Base Camp: Mt. Everest, called Mount Qumulangma in Tibetan Language, is the highest peak of the Earth and probably the most coveted mountain in adventurous traveler's eyes. Journey to Mt. Everest Base Camp is a both physical as well as psychological challenge to you, but it will definitely reward you with the most unparalleled view's a panorama of Himalayan peaks - and never-forgotten beautiful memories

Day 07: Shigatse to Lhasa.
Transfer from Shigatse to Lhasa.

Day 08: Depart Lhasa.
Transfer to airport.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Price: Please contact us.

COST INCLUSIONS:
a. entrance fees/ meals as listed in the itinerary.
b. a personal english-speaking Tibetan guide, experience driver, private car / van for private transfers & sightseeing.
c. hotels (twin share bases) as listed in the itinerary.
d. two bottles of mineral water and oxygen bag
e. luggage transfers between airports and hotels.
f. all necessary Tibet travel permit.
g. service charge & government taxes.

COST INCLUSIONS:
a. entry or exit Tibet international, domestic airfare or train tickets.
b. visa fees.
c. personal expenses.
d. meals: any meals which are not specified.
e. single room supplement.
f. gratuities, tips to guides or drivers.

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