9 Days - Central Tibet Tour (Fly In / Fly Out)


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/ Namtso Lake. Drive to Namtso Lake.  Afternoon sightseeing of Namtso Lake. Overnight in a basic guest house.

DAY 05: Namtso Lake/ Lhasa. Drive to Lhasa. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 06: Lhasa/ Gantse (3950m) 388km. Drive along and meander around the holy Yamdrok Tso Lake. Pass through Khamba La (4790m) and Karol La (5110m). Overnight in hotel.

DAY 07: Gyantse/ Xigatse (3900m) 90km. Early morning visit to the Palkhor monastery and Khumbum Chorten Stupa. Drive to Xigatse, the second biggest town in Tibet, the place of the famous Tashi Lumpo Monastery the seat of Panchen Lama until his death in 1989. Overnight in hotel.

DAY 08: Xigatse/ Lhasa. Early morning after breakfast visit to famous Tashi Limpu Monastery and drive towards the Lhasa. Ovrnight in hotel.

DAY 09: Lhasa/ Kathmandu. In the morning after breakfast 1 hour 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 approximately. 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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