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Lhasa Tours

Lhasa ToursTibet has been an unexplained and eternal land for centuries, cut off from the rest of the world by the great Himalayas. In the face of modernization it has kept the beauties of its past, such as the charming Gompas, olden markets, ever-smiling and fun-loving Tibetans and its astonishing turquoise lakes.
 
Lhasa Tours offer you enough time to visit Lhasa, which has long been known as the prohibited City. The Mighty Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor market and the holy Jokhang Temple are just a few of the attractive sights we will take you to.We will additional take you on an exotic trip next to friendship highway to the famous Tashilhump Monastery at Xigatse.
 
3 Night /4 Days Lhasa Tour (Fly in/ Fly out)
Day 01(Sat): Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa 
Transfer to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on Air China. This one hour Trans Himalayan flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks (if weather permits) Arrival at Ganggor airport around 13.30 hrs local time. After clearing immigration and customs it will be a two hour drive to cover the 93 km. to reach Lhasa which is situated at an altitude of 3650 m. Upon arrival we check in at the hotel.
Day 02(Sun): Lhasa Sightseeing
We start our sightseeing with a visit to one of Tibet's most important and biggest monasteries, Drepung which is beautifully located on a mountain slope 12 km, outside Lhasa. After returning to the city for lunch, we will go to Norbulinkha, the former summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by a lush green garden, it is a favorite place for Tibetan people to celebrate their festivals. In the afternoon, we visit the Jokhang temple, the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet. Then we walk around the Barkhor street which is most popular place for Tibetan pilgrims. it is also a famous bazaar for Tibetan handicrafts and antiques.
Day 03(Mon): Lhasa Sightseeing
In the morning we visit the Potala Palace, one of the wonders in the world and one of the marvels of Tibet. This huge structure is the former residence of Dalai Lama and a sight you will definitely not forget. In the afternoon we visit Sera Monastery, 5 Km outside Lhasa where we can watch the monks debating. They do this in a very special way by making all kinds of gestures with their hands and arms. 
Day 04(Tue): Fly Lhasa to Kathmandu
Already the end of our tour and we have to get up early for our transfer to Gonggar airport to catch the flight back to Kathmandu or continue your onward journey via mainland China. We arrive around 9 0' clock in the morning because of the 2 hrs and 15 minutes time difference with Tibet, Of course we enjoy the spectacular views again while we fly over Himalayan range.

4 Night /5 Days Lhasa Tour (Fly in/ Fly out)
Day 01(Tue): Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa
Transfer to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa on Air China. This one hour Trans Himalayan flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan peaks (if weather permits) Arrival at Ganggor airport around 13.30 hrs local time. After clearing immigration and customs it will be a two hour drive to cover the 93 km. to reach Lhasa which is situated at an altitude of 3650 m. Upon arrival we check in at the hotel.
Day 02(Wed): Lhasa Sightseeing
We start our sightseeing with a visit to one of Tibet's most important and biggest monasteries, Drepung which is beautifully located on a mountain slope 12 km, outside Lhasa. After returning to the city for lunch, we will go to Norbulinkha, the former summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by a lush green garden, it is a favorite place for Tibetan people to celebrate their festivals. In the afternoon, we visit the Jokhang temple, the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet. Then we walk around the Barkhor  street which is most popular place for Tibetan pilgrims. it is also a famous bazaar for Tibetan handicrafts and antiques. 
Day 03(Thu): Lhasa Sightseeing

In the morning we visit the Potala Palace, one of the wonders in the world and one of the marvels of Tibet. This huge structure is the former residence of Dalai Lama and a sight you will definitely not forget. In the afternoon we visit Sera Monastery, 5 Km outside Lhasa where we can watch the monks debating. They do this in a very special way by making all kinds of gestures with their hands and arms. 
Day 04(Fri): Free day in Lhasa
This day you will stay free to relax or to explore the small alleys in the old Tibetan part of Lhasa city.
Day 05(Sat): Fly Lhasa to Kathmandu
Already the end of our tour and we have to get up early for our transfer to Gonggar airport to catch the flight back to Kathmandu or continue your onward journey via mainland China. We arrive around 9 0' clock in the morning because of the 2 hrs and 15 minutes time difference with Tibet, Of course we enjoy the spectacular views again while we fly over Himalayan range.

7 Night / 8 Days Lhasa Tour (Fly In & Fly Out)
Day 01: (Sat) Kathmandu-Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa crossing over the highest Himalayan ranges of the world. Transfer to hotel, a full day rest for acclimatization.
Day 02-03: (Sun-Mon) In Lhasa
Two full day sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang temple, Barkhor Bazar, Potala Palace, Drepung & Sera Monasteries.
Day 04: (Tues) Lhasa –Shigatse
Scenic drive to Shigatse, the west of Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake crossing over the 4,800 m. Kambala Pass & 5010m. Karola pass, overnight at hotel.
Day 05: (Wed) Shigatse –Gyantse
Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monasteries, overnight in hotel.
Day 06-07: (Thu-Fri) Gyantse-Tsedang
Full day drive to Tsedang & overnight at hotel. Next day sightseeing tour to Samye monastery, Yumbu Lakang & Tombs of Tibetan Kings, etc, overnight at hotel.
Day 08: (Sat) Tsedang-Kathmandu
Early morning drive to Gongar airport for departure flight back to Kathmandu.

 Service Includes
Airport/ Hotel/ Airport pick up & drop off by private car/ van/ bus.
Standard hotel accommodation in Lhasa with breakfast.
Guided sightseeing tour in Tibet.
A government license holder English speaking Tibetan Guide during the tour.
All ground transportation by four wheel drive (Land cruiser or A/C Bus).
Basic hotel accommodations with breakfast in twin sharing basis in other towns in Tibet except Lhasa, Shigatse & Gyantse.
Food, accommodation, salary, insurance for the guide and driver.
Japanese Land cruisers (4WD, 4500 model).
All ground transportation by four wheel drive (Land cruiser or A/C Bus).
Tibet entry permission, Chinese visa, monasteries entry fees etc..
All our government taxes.

Service Excludes

Flight cost from Lhasa to Kathmandu.
Airport tax in Kathmandu.
Lunch and dinner (allow US$ 12 to 20 per person per day).
Your travel insurance (compulsory).
International airfare to and from Nepal and airport departure tax.
Nepal entry visa fee (US$ 30 per person) you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu for 60 days from date of issue. You will require 2 passport size photos. Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag.
Tips for guides and driver.
And any other expenses which are not mentioned on the tour cost.

 

 

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