Shangrila Tour to Tibet

Tibet 3N/4D

4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS ( FLY IN / FLY OUT) Tour.

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Surrounded by holy snow mountains on all sides, the lost paradise of Shangri-La is a verdant valley with endless grasslands, azure lakes, pastoral villages, and grand gorges. In town, tour sacred monasteries and share a cup of tea with the friendly locals. Next, begin your journey into Tibet. Drive through the most remote regions of the east, picnic near a stunning glacier-fed lake, and hike up hillsides to visit indigenous monasteries. Just outside of Lhasa, stop by Darksum, a beautiful lake surrounded by mountains. Once in the Tibetan capital, explore the secret treasure storerooms of the Potala Palace, watch pilgrims prostrate before the holy Jokhang Temple, and sip sweet tea on a rooftop overlooking the colorful Barkhor Square.


Day 01: Kathmandu/Lhasa (By Flight)

Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. "Lhasa". Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 mt, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods", the residence of the Dalai Lama. On arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60 km/ 1 hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02:Lhasa

After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and & Norbulinka. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Norbulingka meaning 'Treasure Park' covers an area of around 360000 sq. m. and is considered to be the biggest man made garden in Tibet. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. After sight seeing you will be transferred to hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 03:Lhasa

After breakfast full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery, 5 Kms north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa's prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. After sight seeing you will be transferred to hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 04: Lhasa

After breakfast, visit Tibetan Medical Institute. Afternoon free. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

Day 05: Lhasa/Kathmandu (By Flight)

Transfer to airport to connect return flight.

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