From Kathmandu: 8-Day Tibetan Excursion Fly-In Drive-Out
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Spend 8 days traveling around Tibet and experience a truly unforgettable destination. Visit the region's monasteries and temples for awe-inspiring views and explore vibrant markets for a taste of local life. The trip's itinerary includes visits to the famous Potala and Norbulingka palaces, the great Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and a walk in a bustling Tibetan market. See the well-known but rarely visited Shalu and Sakya Monasteries. Day 1: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Arrive and be greeted by your guide. Transfer to your hotel and spend the day at your own leisure while acclimatizing to the high altitude. Day 2: Take a sightseeing tour of Lhasa. Visit the Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Day 3: Continue sightseeing in Lhasa and visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, and the Sera Monastery. Day 4: After breakfast, depart for Gyangtse via Yamdrok Lake. V...
• Day 1: Kathmandu to Lhasa (3,650m) Get picked up from your hotel in Kathmandu and taken to the airport. Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa and arrive at the Gonngar Airport. Transfer one hour to Lhasa and enjoy a full night's rest for acclimatization at a hotel. • Day 2-3: Two days of sightseeing in Lhasa Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery, and the Sera Monastery with a guide. Stay overnight at a hotel. • Day 4: Lhasa - Gyantse (3,950m) - Shigatse Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and the high passes, Kora LA (5,010m) and Kamba La (4,794m). After breakfast, enjoy some sightseeing in Gyantse with visits to Pholkor and Kumbum Monastery. In the evening, take a 1.5-hour scenic drive to Xigatse through the typical Tibetan countryside. Stay overnight at a hotel. • Day 5: Shigatse - Xegar (4,200m) Wake up and head off to visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Mo...
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