Tibet Tour - 4 Days

Tibet Tour via Everest Base Camp - Heaven Nepal

Tibet tour package gives you an exotic trip to the mountainous kingdom of Tibet at a reasonable price. Tibet trekking has been a common adventure trek tour for those who want to explore the diverse geography of Tibet and their culture along with the Himalayan scenic view.

A historical region on the lap of Himalayas, Tibet resides at the highest elevation of 4,900 meters from the Earth. People of different ethnic groups have been inhabited in Tibet since the 7th century. It is one of the world’s most extraordinary destinations where nature, culture, and religion culminate on an exalted plateau. Tibet confines a long ancient history that counts the contribution of a number of sovereigns like Songtsen Gampo who married Bhrikuti, the Lichchhavi princess of Nepal, Yuan dynasty, Qing dynasty, Dalai Lama, and so on.

Outlined Itinerary of Tibet Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and Flight to Lhasa
Day 2: Potala Palace and Jokhang temple Tour
Day 3: Drepung Monastery and Sera monastery Tour
Day 4: Departure day

Best time for Tibet Tour

The month of January-February is winter in Tibet. The cold weather can bring us a sight of snow-capped Mount Everest and other high peaks. The monasteries residing at the lap of mountains will be covered with snow blankets which convey great view. Tibetan New Year Festival also starts at the end of December. You can explore the Tibetan tradition and culture during this festival as well. Tibetans prepare special foods and decorate their house and city during the Tibetan New Year Festival. People camouflaged with huge unique masks perform their ethnic dances as a celebration.

The month of September-October is spring in Tibet. It is regarded as the best season to perceive the colorful city and mountains. It is the time of harvest so the green land would be lush and we will see locals harvesting their land. The temperature is neither too high nor too low. Clear sky and cool breeze will make your journey wonderful. The month of April-May promises clear weather and a splendid view of the mountains. The view of Tibet at this season attracts a large number of tourists every year. The colors seem bright and the mountains sparkle with the rays of the Sun during this month.

Overview

Tibet Lhasa package is a 3 nights 4 days package, designed in such a way that you can explore the holy city of Tibet, Lhasa in just a few days. This package can be an ideal option for those who have less than a week’s time for their vacation. Moreover, Tibet Lhasa tour trek cost is reasonable so there are probably less to no reasons not to go for this Tibet tour package. Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, is considered to be the most populated city in Tibet and is stocked with beautiful and historic places that hold great significance. Considered as the city at the highest elevation, Lhasa is home to numerous renowned temples and monasteries which we will be visiting during our Tibet Lhasa tour.

Lhasa has been a popular trading hub for Tibetans for centuries and is still trading goods to several South Asian countries. The literal meaning of ‘a’ is ‘Place of Gods’ and how this enchanting holy city justifies its name, you will know once you visit it.

Day 1
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and Flight to Lhasa

You will be received by our representatives at the TIA airport and taken to a nice hotel. After quick refreshment, on the very day, we will take a flight to Lhasa. We won’t take the road trip to Lhasa as it is time-consuming and comparatively more expensive. To keep the package reasonable, we will take the flight to Lhasa. Moreover, It will be a different experience to observe the landscape of Tibet and Himalayan peaks from the air. The flight takes off from Tribhuvan International Airport. There is only one direct flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu which takes off 7 days a week. It will take around 1 hour 30 minutes to reach Lhasa from Kathmandu via a direct flight. We will arrive at Lhasa

Gongga Airport in Lhasa. After arriving Lhasa, we will progress to our hotel there. It is very important to take some rest and not start touring just after arriving so as to become acclimatized to the high altitude.

Day 2
Day 2: Potala Palace and Jokhang temple Tour

On the second day of our Tibet tour package, we will first visit Potala Palace. This palace was built by Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century after his marriage with the Chinese princess Wencheng. The Potala was built on the red hills of Lhasa. In the mid 17th century, the 5th Dalai Lama extended it to the present size and since then it became the winter palace of all Dalai Lamas. The construction took 50 years from its beginning to completion. The palace is divided into two sections: Red and White Palace. The major attraction of the Potala Palace is its structure within an area of 115703 sq.m., gold roof, huge statues, 698 murals, and them landscape. Residing at the elevation of 3700m,

Potala Palace is one of the UNESCO World Heritage site. Founded by Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo. Named after the majestic Mount Potalaka, the Potala Palace is employed as the winter palace by the Dalai Lama. Another prominent monastery to visit in Tibet is the sacred Jokhang temple which is situated 1000m ahead of Potala palace on the east side. Jokhang temple is situated in the center of the old section of Lhasa. It is a religious structure which was built by Songtsen Gampo in the mid 7th century where he ordered to install a Buddha image which was brought as a part of dowry by Nepali princess Bhrikuti. Being extended by various rulers, it has now become a gigantic artistic and splendid complex. It has four temples and a golden rooftop. Inside the main entrance, there are statues of four great kings. There are important chapel and images among which are the chapel of Guru Rinpoche, Tsongkhapa, Eight Medicine Budhha, Jowo Shakyamuni, and so on. From the rooftop, one can see the amazing panorama view of the Barkhor Bazaar where pilgrims will be either walking around the temple as Kora or paying

homage in front of the prominent temple. Vendors can be seen selling antique items,

handicrafts, local-made souvenirs, Tibetan artistic goods, etc. You can try Tibetan tea and

other new dishes of Tibetan cultural to tease your taste buds.

Day 3
Day 3: Drepung monastery and Sera monastery Tour

Among the three great monasteries of Tibet, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery, and Ganden monastery, we will first visit the grand Drepung monastery in the morning. The territory of Drepung monastery expands up to 250,000 sq. meters and consists of two giant white pagodas. Founded by Jamyang Qoigyi, the disciple of Tsong Khapa in 1416, it resides 8 km uphill from Lhasa to Mount Gambo Utse. Drepung is now an influential university for the Buddhist monks but it hasn’t dropped it’s Tibetan essence and the Tibetan culture which can be perceived from the preserved chapels, statues, paintings, arts, structure, and sculptures.

The elevated walk to the Wangbur mountain leads us to Sera monastery. Jamchen Chojey founded this complex in 1419 but was severely damaged in 1959 during a revolt in Lhasa killing many monks. Later on, Sera Me and Sera Je colleges were built which functions as of

today giving a home to thousands of monks and the Great Assembly Hall of Sera monastery has been a major tourist attraction.

Day 4
Day 4: Departure day

We will take a direct flight back to Kathmandu from Lhasa. We will take out some time to pay a visit to a few significant places of Kathmandu nearby. Then, our representatives will drop you to the airport safely. This day marks the end of our Tibet tour.

Includes

  •  Twin Sharing Accommodation as per the Itinerary on Bed and Breakfast Basis.
  •  English Speaking Tibetan Guide
  •  Transpiration as per the Itinerary by Van and Bus.
  •  Monastery Entrance Fee.
  •  Tibet Travel Permit.

Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Your travel Insurance of Any Kind.
  • Natural or Political disturbance Which Beyond our Control.
  • Personal Expenses such as drinks, tips, Porter charge etc.

What documents are required for Tibet Lhasa Tour from Kathmandu?

For Tibet Lhasa, you would require Chinese Visa, Tibet Visa/Permit and your passport. Tourists are required to apply for Group Tourist Visa at Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. Group requires at least 5 travelers. Single traveler (without a group) can easily join other small Kathmandu Lhasa group tour groups. For more information, please feel free to contact the local Tibetan tour agency in Nepal.

Flight from Kathmandu to Tibet: The flight takes off from Tribhuvan International Airport. Only one direct flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu is available 7 days a week. It will take around 1 hour 30 minutes to reach Lhasa from Kathmandu via a direct flight. We will arrive at Lhasa Gongga Airport in Lhasa. Currently, Sichuan Airlines and Air China are offering directs flights from Kathmandu to Tibet.

Kathmandu to Tibet tour cost: Tibet trek tour package is reasonable. You can contact the Tibet Travel Tour Company in Nepal for any special discounts. You can learn about the various holiday tours in Tibet packages from Tibet tour operator in Kathmandu. If you’re looking for the cheapest flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, it would be better avoiding peak time for Tiber tour.

Things to remember in Tibet Lhasa Tour

Altitude sickness is a common problem faced by travelers during the Tibet tour. It is a high elevation trek to the roof of the world so a headache and nausea can occur but acclimatization will reduce these symptoms. Please carry warm clothes like gloves, socks, down jacket, woolen hats, thermostat if you’re traveling during winter.

There are no trains available from Kathmandu to Lhasa, road transportation from Kathmandu to Lhasa will take a huge amount of time and money. Moreover, the roads are not well constructed so there exists high risk. So, flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa is preferably convenient, secure, reasonable and fast.

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  • 3 Nights/4 Days
  • 3* Hotel in Lasha

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