For many people, the name Tibet conjures up images of the roof the world, drylands, snowcapped mountains, monks in red robes and the Potala Palace. Yes, the Tibetan Autonomous Region of China is all that and more! We can take you on tours ranging from visits to the capital city of Lhasa to the revered Mount Kailash and the Base Camp of Everest (on the Chinese side). There is such a variety of trips to this fascinating country we are sure you will
find something to suit you. Whether you fly into Lhasa to explore the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temples, and bazaars, or whether you drive in by jeep to experience something of the countryside or join us on a trek to and around Mount Kailash or Everest Base Camp – we can find something for you.
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Today we will take the flight to Lhasa which takes an hour over the scenic mountain ranges. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet with an elevation of 3,665. Lhasa is also known as the place of Gods and home of Dalai Lama. Upon arriving at Lhasa, we will drive for about 1 hour to our hotel. Stay overnight.
Early after breakfast, we will head for the sightseeing tour of Lhasa. We will visit the Potala Palace, which is built at the top of the single hill. After that, we go for Narbulinka, which is known as the Treasure Park. It covers around 360000sq m and is the biggest garden in Tibet made by the human.
We then visit Sera Monastery, which is 5 km north. It is one of the beautiful monasteries where once more than 5000 monks used to stay. Secondly, we will visit the Jokhang Temple of old Lhasa. It is the religious relic of Tibet where the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on her wedding brought a golden Shakyamuni Buddha as a gift to the Tibetan king Songtsen Gompa. Further, we will go to Barkhor Market, the religious and social focal point of Lhasa. Stay overnight.
Waving goodbye to the beautiful place Lhasa, we will fly back to Kathmandu.
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Tibet is located in the southwest of China. It is bordered by India, Burma, Nepal, and Bhutan. U-Tsang, Kham and Amdo are the three original provinces of Tibet.
The best time to visit Tibet as a tour is from April to October when the days are warmer with a beautiful climate.
The best option to get to Tibet is from Kathmandu's flight to Lhasa. Also, you can take flight from China.
Yes, you need to have a vis to travel Tibet. All the non-Chinese resident needs an entry permit for Tibet.
Yes, it is safe to travel to Tibet as the crime rates are low. However, it is better to take care of yourself and your backpack and also travel with a professional guide.
The things that can be done in Tibet tour are sightseeing, visit Potala palace, visit Norbulingka, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market, etc.