Trip Overview

Tibet is rightly located at the centre of Asia with a population of some 6 million people. This ancient trading centre having an average altitude of 13,000 feet above sea level compasses an area of 2.5 million square kilometers. The earth's highest mountains, a vast arid plateau and great river valleys have associated Tibet to be the most sought tourist destination amongst the world. One who visited will be rewarding with its enriched culture and impressive natural beauty as a bonus

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    Trip Includes
    • Permits and Visa Applications for Tibet.
    • Accommodation in Nepal and Tibet.
    • Hotel with breakfast.
    • English speaking guide per as the itinerary.
    • Entrance fees.
    • Guide Fees.
    • All transfers and sightseeing on Private vehicle.
    Trip Excludes
    • Drinks, Tips, Insurance and any extra cost occurring from the Unfavorable Circumstances such as weather, road blockade, flight cancellation Etc
    • All personal nature expenses such as tips, donations, bar bills etc.
    • Meals.
    • Travel insurance.
    • Nepal visa fee.
    • Air fare to Lhasa and back.
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Itineraries
1 Days: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport.

welcomed & assisted by our representative & transfer to hotel. Half day sightseeing of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Overnight at hotel.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

2 Days: Full day sightseeing of Kathmandu covering Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambhunath Stupa and Khokana Bungmati.

Kathmandu Durbar Square - Kathmandu Durbar Square lies in the center of the Kathmandu valley and has some of the most interesting monuments in Nepal. The Kasthamandap, the building from which Kathmandu derived its name, the Kumari Ghar, the House of the Living goddess Kumari, the Taleju temple and the most interesting the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, now a museum are some of the interesting buildings in Kathmandu Durbar Square. Besides that the program of different kinds and gathering of people from all over Nepal makes it a lively place and the best place to understand Nepal. Swayambhunath Stupa- Swayambhunath stupa is also referred as the ‘Monkey temple’ and is one of the 7 UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu. Situated on a hill top about 4 Km from the city center this stupa is one of the oldest monument in Kathmandu and comes from the Vajrayana sect of Mahayana Buddhism. With a pair of eyes in each direction this place is a spiritual center for t


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

3 Days: Drive to Nyalam (4300m) - 157km

We will start our drive early morning towards the Nepal-Tibet border. The drive is about 4 hours. Upon reaching the border and clearing the frontier formalities we will head towards Nyalam. A Tibetan guide will accompany you from here onwards. Nyalam is about 35 km from the border. Explore the market area in the evening


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

4 Days: Drive to Lhatse. (4300m) - 214km

Today we have a scenic drive of about 8 hours. It is not tiring as the view along the highway is awesome. The mountains you can see from the drive include Mount Everest, Shishapangma. Melungatse and many smaller peaks of the area. We will drive past two high passes before reaching Lhatse for overnight.  


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

5 Days: Drive to Xigaatse (3900m) - 244km

We will start our journey after breakfast and make the first stop at the Enroute visit Shakya monastery. The monastery is 26 km off from main road. It is one of the oldest and most important Bonpo Monasteries of Tibet. This was the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989 with its huge Thanka wall, which is clearly visible from north side of road.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

6 Days: Drive to Gyantse (3950m) - 90km

We will visit the Tashilumpo monastery after breakfast and then continue our 2 hour drive to .  Gyantse. After checking in at the hotel we will have some rest and then proceed for the sightseeing of Khumbum stupa, and Palkor monastery in Gyantse. Overnight stay in Gyantse.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

7 Days: Drive to Lhasa (3650m) - 259 km

This is yet another long day of driving. The scenic mountains are going parallel with us and we will make few stops for photographs and rest.  The most interesting part of the drive today are driving past the high passes korala (5010m) and kambala (4794m) and lake Yamdrok Tso. We will also cross the Great Yarlung Tsangpo also known as Brahmaputra River.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

8 Days: Sightseeing of Lhasa including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

After breakfast we will visit the Potala palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest Palaces in the world till date.After lunch we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most scared temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through the Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

9 Days: Full day Sightseeing of Lhasa covering Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

We will start the sightseeing today from Norbulingka - the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, located along the Kyichu River and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This Palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters, making it the biggest manmade garden in Tibet. It has got 374 rooms. The second site is Drepung Monastery, made by Chojey Tashi Palden in the 14th Century. It had four departments, of which Loseling, or "The Hermitage of the Radiant Mind," was the largest, housing more than three quarters of Drepung's ten to fifteen thousand monks. Now it is one of Tibet’s premier monastic educational institutionsThe last site for today is Sera Monastery, built in 1419; this grand Monastery was home to more than 5,000 monks and five monastic colleges. Although much less active now, with only several hundred monks currently in residence, one of the most interesting times to visit the monastery is in the afternoon when monks, after finishing their morning scripture classes, can be seen debating in the courtyard.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

10 Days: Drive to Gyantse (3950m) - 90km

We will make a early morning visit to the Tashilumpo Monastery and the market of Bazaar (if not visited on the first leg of the journey).We will drive further to Gyantse, a couple of hours drive  In the 15th century it served as the capital of a small Kingdom. Kumbum Chorten a 14th century monument is a place worth visiting here.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

11 Days: Drive to Xigaatse. (3900m.)


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

12 Days: Drive to Tingri. - 300km

We will drive for about 8 hours to Tingri. We will visit the monasteries in the evening if we have enough time.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

13 Days: Drive to Nyalam (310 km)

The drive is interesting today as we drive past the Lalung la and Tongla pass, both of which are above 5000m. The top of these passes offer great view of the Himalayan range including the highest peak Mount Everest and Shishapangma another peak above 8000 m.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

14 Days: Drive from Nyalam (3750m) to Kathmandu

After breakfast we will drive towards the border which is 35 km from Nyalam. The immigration on Nepalese side opens at 10.00 (Chinese time). After completing the formalities at the border we will head towards Kathmandu which is a scenic drive of about 4 hours. In the evening stroll around Thamel.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

15 Days: Free day.

This is a free day but we can arrange local sightseeing of Kathmandu if you are willing.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

16 Days: Final departure.

On the 16th day, the visitor will be dropped to the airport and will be returning to their respective country after the adventurous trip to mount Annapurna here in Nepal.


Trip Hours:5     Accommodation: The Dwarika’s Hotel or Hyatt Regency    Max. Altitude: 100     Meals: Hotel

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