An adventurous journey covering the parts of Tibet, truly a fabulous journey which offers awesomely beautiful rock formation, cascades and canyons slightly hidden under the thin mists. With numerous high passes with stunning views of the picturesque landscape, rural villages, large meadows with nomad camps scattered all around the overland trip is one of the best in short duration.
Enriched by the ancient most lavishly decorated monasteries and temples with chanting saffron colored monks, ever smiling faces of people and their typical lifestyle all contributes to this trip a memory of your lifetime.
This leisure, short trip to Lhasa offers you an experience to be in the world’s highest plateau and observe the day to day life as it was for past centuries. Although at present, the city of Lhasa is a mixture of old and new, the new Lhasa is a modern town, having a network of streets, apartments, hotels and stores. The old city of Lhasa dates back to 6-7th centaury is round the Jorkhang temple, from here one can still see Lhasa of the old days with pilgrims, traders, people from all walks of life. In Lhasa, visiting interesting places from the busy markets of Barkhor, monasteries, and the famed, magnificent Potala Palace which stands majestically over the Lhasa Valley.
A land so rich in culture, tradition and steeped in religion with its unique landscape cast an enchanted spell that holds you in thrill and excitement. A sweeping panoramic flight over the mighty Himalayas includes the breathtaking views of Everest and Makalu.
‘a remarkable trip at the roof of the world’
Day 1:Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2:A day in Kathmandu with half day guided tour
Day 3:Fly from KATHMANDU to TIBET and drive to TSEDANG (3,550M)
Day 4:Drive to SAMYE Monastery and continue towards LHASA 3,650m
Day 5-6:In LHASA sightseeing at places of interest
Day 7:Drive from LHASA to GYANTSE (3,950M) 5-6 HRS
Day 8:Drive to SHIGATSE (3,900M) 2 HRS
Day 9:At SHIGATSE
Day 10:Drive to LHASA (3,500m)
Day 11:Drive and FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU
Day 11-12:In Kathmandu
Day 13:Transfer to Airport for the International departure
Day 1Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2A day in Kathmandu with half day guided tour
Day 3Fly from KATHMANDU to TIBET and drive to TSEDANG (3,550M)
Day 4Drive to SAMYE Monastery and continue towards LHASA 3,650m
Day 5-6In LHASA sightseeing at places of interest
Day 7Drive from LHASA to GYANTSE (3,950M) 5-6 HRS
Day 8Drive to SHIGATSE (3,900M) 2 HRS
Day 9At SHIGATSE
Day 10Drive to LHASA (3,500m)
Day 11Drive and FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU
Day 11-12In Kathmandu
Day 13Transfer to Airport for the International departure
The above itinerary should be taken only as a guide line; since we will be trekking on some of the most remote terrain on earth, it could change due to weather, availability of clean water and campsite, trail or any other unforeseen conditions. In the event of this happening, your senior guide will make the final decision after consulting with the group.