Tibet Cultural Tours

7 Days

Trip Overview

Tibetan plateau covering 1.23 million sq km is linked to the south by the 2500km long Himalayas and to the west by the Karakoram. With an average height of 4,000 meters above sea level, Tibet encompasses some of the world's highest mountains. Mt. Everest (8848m), the world's highest peak rises abruptly on the Tibet - Nepal border. Four mountains exceed altitudes of 8,000 meters and thirty eight mountains exceed altitudes of 7,000 meters. 

Renowned as "Roof of the World' with a 3482 km international border with Nepal, India, Bhutan, Nepal and Myanmar, Tibet has remained a hidden sanctuary to the western world for many years. Soon after Tibet opened up doors for tourism in the mid 1980s, Travel in Tibet became one of the prime tourism interests across the world. With this, Tibet tours gained more popularity amongst avid travellers. Despite modernization over the past few years Tibet has retained the beauties of its past, such as the fascinating Gompas, ancient markets, ever-smiling and fun-loving Tibetans, amazing turquoise lakes etc which reward every tourist with an indelible life long memory.

Our Lhasa based office, Tibet Adventure, a leading Tibet Tour Operator and Tibet travel agency for over a decade, has superbly crafted several tour packages for Tibet categorized as Cultural Tours in Tibet, Climbing in Tibet, Trekking in Tibet, Mountain Biking in Tibet, Overland Tours in Tibet, Himalayan hiking trips in Tibet, Tibet trekking trips etc. Our culturally oriented Tibet Tours provide unparalleled insights into the traditions of the mystical Tibet and Tibet Buddhism. Most of our Tibet treks start or end with visit to Lhasa , which has long been known as the Forbidden City . The mighty Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor market and the holy Jokhang Temple are just a few of the fascinating sights we will take you to.

Our Tibet overland tours give you enough time to visit the famous Monasteries, the historic towns and beautiful lakes. Tibet treks to Mt. Everest base camp and Shishapangma will certainly be the highlight of your Tibet trip. From Everest Base Camp you can enjoy an uninhibited view of the beckoning north face of the top of the world as well as of the amazing Rongbuk Glacier. Tibet tour to Mt. Kailash gives you an unforgettable opportunity to circumvent the holy mountain. In Tsethang and Yarlung, the cradle of Tibetan civilization, you will visit ancient Tibetan monasteries and the tomb of the famous Tibetan king.

Please have a look through our website for comprehensive information on Tibet tours and our programs and let us know in what way we can help you explore this magical land. We at Explore Himalaya, as a committed Tibet Travel Agent, are here to embrace and nurture your desires and give you an everlasting memorable travel experience

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu:
Welcome arrival from Trek to Nepal team at Tribhuvan International Airport (1345 meters). Transfers at Hotel for Overnight stay. 

Day 02:  Kathmandu Day Tour
Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley, Pre-trip Meeting and introduction with guide will be held. Overnight at Hotel

Day 03: Kathmandu to Lhasa
In the wake of touching base in Lhasa, you can take a rest and get acclimatized to high elevation. In the event that you get a handle on to go, then you can go to the Potala Square, where you will appreciate the wellspring with various hues and get astounding photographs of the Potala and around. Stay overnight in Lhasa

Day 04: Lhasa - Jokhang Street and Potala Place?
Today's visit will initially convey you to the Potala Palace which is the winter royal residence of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the seventh Century by the 33rd incredible ruler of Tibet. The most significant accumulations of Potala Palace are the plated internment stupas of previous Dalai Lamas and contemplation Cave of the 33rd awesome ruler of Tibet. 

At that point after lunch, travelers make a beeline for Jokhang sanctuary which was established by the 33rd incredible lord of Tibet in the seventh century. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at twelve years old. Outside, you can see travelers making prostrating before Jokhang Temple. Around the sanctuary is Barkhor road, where you can do kora (a religious hover of a building or mountain) with pioneers and local people, and explore the old market. Stay overnight in Lhasa

Day 05: Lhasa tour - Drepung Monastery
In the morning ,you will visit Drepung religious community which is one of the colossal three" Gelug cloisters of Tibet", established in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa's fundamental supporters. You can visit greatest religious community kitchen inside the cloister and appreciate Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop close Drepung. 

In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another of the "immense three" Gelug cloisters of Tibet. The hot fascination is the Monks banter at around 3 - 5 toward the evening. Moreover, you can visit the Tibetan religious sacred text printing house; inside the cloister, you can see three sand Mandalas and bright Rock Painting of Buddha.Stay overnight in Lhasa

Day 06: Lhasa to Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel, Overnight at Everest Hotel on full board plan Early in the morning drive to Gonggar Airport from Lhasa. It is 90 km and takes 2 hours.Reach Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

Day 07: Good Bye!!!
Our experience in Nepal to Tibet close today. A Trek to Nepal agent will drop us off at the Tribhuwan International Airport a couple of hours before the booked flight.

Price: Cost of trip differs as per number of travellers, choice of hotel standard, service requirement and any additional side trip.

Service Includes And Excludes

COST INCLUDES

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport pickup and drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu as your requirements,
  • Tibet traveler visa fee
  • Full Board Plan (breakfast, lunch, dinner, accommodation, tea or coffee) during tour
  • Nepali Cultural Program with dinner,
  • An experienced licensed holder Guide and required porters
  • Air fare Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu
  • All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees
  • All necessary transportation during sightseeing

COST EXCLUDES

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu,
  • Your travel insurance,
  • International flight and departure tax,
  • Any expense of personal nature,
  • Nepal entry visa fee,
  • Any kinds of Bar bills,
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks

Useful Info

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary.

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