Cultural Tour Tibet Cultural Tour Tibet

Cultural Tour Tibet
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Cho Oyu Trekking offers customized and tailor-made high quality guided tours to this mystical land. The tour begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa that offers superb bird's eye views of the Himalayan Range, including Mt. Everest.

From Lhasa, you will drive back to Kathmandu on a comfortable four-wheel-drive Land Cruiser supported by a team of local camping crew and an expert local Tibetan guide.

You will stop by to explore the legendry monasteries, stupas and fortresses of Lhasa, Gyantse, Xigatse, Everest Base Camp and other Tibetan towns and settlements en route. As you drive across the northern route of the Tibetan Plateau, you will get to take in unforgettable views of sacred lakes, hidden caves, clusters of mud-house villages, pristine pasture lands and so on. This 1,000 km drive crosses several high passes that rises up to altitudes of over 5,000 m/16,404 ft. Moreover, you also have the opportunity to be spirituality rejuvenated at monasteries like Tashilhunpo Monastery, seat of the famous guru of Buddhism: the Panchen Lama. This is a unique package that offers a fascinating experience of Tibet’s ancient cultures, religion and civilization.


Itinerary

Day Itinerary Accomodation
01 Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel Hotel
02/03 Kathmandu "
04 Fly to Lhasa, drive to Hotel Hotel
05/06 Visit Potala Palace, Drepung, Sera, Jokhang, Barkhor and Norbu Linkha "
07 Drive to Gyantse, visit Gyantse Monastery Hotel
08 Drive to Xigatse, visit Tashillunpo Monastery "
09 Drive to Xegar "
10 Drive Xegar to Rongbuk Guest House
11 Explore EBC, drive to Thingri "
12 Drive to Nyalam "
13 Drive to Kathmandu Hotel
14 Kathmandu "
15 Transfer to airport and final departure ---

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