Tibet - Itineraries
Lhasa-Nepal 7 days
Day 1 – Arrival in Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa, depending on the transport you use, you are greeted by our tour guide at the airport shuttle stop or train station exit, and transfer to your hotel. The rest of day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the altitude.
Day 2 – Visit Potala Palace
Starts in the morning from the religious Potala Palace(3700m ) built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present palace was renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visitJokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Visit Barkhor Street in the evening and sending back hotel afterwards.
Day 3 – Drepung Monastery or Sera Temple
Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery which is the largest example of the Gelug Sect in Tibet. After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities in the summer season. Then, our guide will take you to visit local Tibetan family and Tibetan carpet workshop.
Day 4 – Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse
7 hours driving
Drive to Gyantse after breakfast. See the dazzling Yamdrok-tso Lake along the way (highland lake 4441m) from the summit of the Kamba-la pass(4794m). Yamdrok is one of Three Holy Lake in Tibet. When arrive at Gyantse, we'll visit Pelkor Chode Monastery. The Monastery is founded in 1418, notable for its superb Kumbum Chode(10,000 Images Stupa), Later transferred to Shigatse for the night.
Day 5 – Shigatse, Shegar, Old Tingri, Rongphu Monastery, EBC
7 hours driving
Early morning we'll visit Tashilunpo Monastery, afterwards we drive to Rongphu(5154m) via Lhatse and Shegar, cross over Gyatsola & Pangla Pass from where where you can see the Himalaya mountain ranges in a clear day. Rongphu is the highest monastery in Tibet, ideal for sighting Mt.Everest. Afternoon we start trekking from Rongphu to EBC(5250m), it takes 2 hours. Or you can take a local sight seeing bus(30 CNY). Overnight we stay at Rongphu guest house.(dorm bed)
Day 6 – Rongphu Monastery, Zhangmu
9 hours driving
In the morning we drive for Zhangmu through Nyalam, If you are luck enough, you can see sunrise in EBC before heading out. Arrive Nepalese border in late afternoon and stay overnight in Zhangmu.
Day 7 – Goodbye in Zhangmu
Send you to China-Nepal friendship bridge, end the trip.
Even if there is only yourself, we can still help you to join a group to cut down the tour package price !!!!