6 Days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse Tibet Tour
6 Days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse Tibet Tour

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner (BLD)
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Max Elevation: 3,950m
  • Route: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse- Lhasa
  • Culture: Tibetan Lifestyle, Scenery
  • Best Season: April to June and August to November

About 6 Days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse Tibet Tour

6 Days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse Tibet Tour

Trip Overview:

The tour will illustrate to you the greater part of the genuine features of Tibet, snowcapped mountains, Lakes, landscapes, religious communities and ancient architecture.

During the Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse Tibet Tour, your will visit begin with the sacred Buddhist city of Lhasa, home to Tibet's most popular and vital temples and monasteries. For 2 days you will be exploring Lhasa visiting the Potala Palace, Barkhor market, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery. After spending quality time in Lhasa, you will head for the beautiful drive over the 4700+ meter mountain pass of Kamba La to the blue-green-shaded of Yamdrok Tso lake. At the background of Yamdrok is a dazzling 7191-meter mountain called NojinKangtsang.

You will also make the short drive from Gyantse to Shigatse, Tibet's second biggest city while passing by some customary cultivating villages. In Shigatse, you will investigate TashiLhunpo, the vast Buddhist cloister in the central Tibet. The last entire day of your trip will take your return drive to Lhasa while going by the splendid Yarlung River.

Highlights of 6 Days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse Tibet Tour

  • Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Pholkor, Kumbum monastery, and Tashilhumpu Monastery.
  • Explore the Barkhorbazaar in Lhasa.
  • Visit two high passes of Tibet Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) and bluish green stunning Yamdrok lake and Nazin Kang Sang glacier.

Itinerary

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Flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa city (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.

     Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka Palace, Jokhang Temple.

       Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery – O/N at Hotel.

         Drive to Gyantse via Yamadroke Lake and high passes: Kora LA (5,010m) & Kamba La (4,794m) – Sight-seeing in Gyantse including Pholkor & Kumbum Monastery. PM: scenic drive to Xigatse(1.5hrs) through the typical Tibetan Countryside – Hotel.

           AM: Visit Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Then Drive back to Lhasa O/N at Hotel.

             Transfer to Gonggar Airport and fly back to Kathmandu or Departure to your onward destination.

              What's included

              • Airport Pickup/ drop service
              • Daily Breakfast
              • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
              • English speaking Tibetan guide
              • Kathmandu to Lasha and lasha to Kathmandu flight ticket
              • All the Government and local taxes.

              What's not included

              • Insurance of any kind
              • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance