8 Days - The Hub Of Tibetan Civilization (Fly In / Fly Out)

Itinerary

DAY 01: Kathmandu/Lhasa (3650 m). Take off from Kathmandu Airport at 10: 00 hrs. (Nepal Standard Time). Fly over the panoramic Himalayan range to Lhasa. Flight duration Kathmandu / Lhasa lasts for 1hour & 10 minutes. Take picturesque photograph of the icy peaks of the Himalayas from air while flying to Lhasa. During the flight (weather permitting) you will see the following Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Tamdrok Tso, Mt. Kanchanjunga (8586m), Mt.Makalu (8463m) and Mt.Everest (8848m).  Upon touch down at the Gonggar Airpor in Lhasa, transfer to the hotel. Complete rest for acclimatization. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 2-3: In Lhasa. Two days sightseeing tours to the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor market, Sera & Drepung Monasteries in Lhasa. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 04: Lhasa/ Xigatse (3900m) 388km. Drive along and meander around the holy Yamdrok Tso Lake. Pass through Khamba La (4790m) and Karo La (5110m). Overnight in hotel.

DAY 05: Xigatse/ Gyantse (3950m) 90km. Early morning visit to Tashi Lhumpo monastery of the Panchen Lama and drive to Gyantse. Sightseeing of the Palkhor monastery and Khumbum Chorten Stupa. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 6-7: Gyantse/ Tsedang (3400m) 219km. Drive to Tsedang. Our guide will take you to Samye Monastery, Yumbu Lakhang and Tombs of the ancient Tibetan Kings. Overnight in guest house.

DAY 08: Tsedang/ Kathmandu. A three hours drive to Gonggar airport. Bid farewell to the holy city and fly back to Kathmandu. Departure of flight for Kathmandu would be approx. 09:45 hrs. (China Standard Time) and will arrive Kathmandu at 09:45 hrs. (Nepal Standard Time). Flight duration Lhasa - Kathmandu is 1hour & 10 minutes. During the flight (weather permitting) you will see the following: Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lake Yamdrok, Mt. Kanchanjunga (8586m), Mt. Makalu (8463m) and Mt.Everest (8848m).

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