The Best of Nepal and Tibet

Grade: Star
Duration: 16 days
Group Size: 2-12
Highlights: Kathmandu, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Tsedang
Departure: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct, Nov
This short tour incorporates seven nights visiting some of the most prominent temples and monasteries in Tibet. Begin with a few days in and around the Kathmandu before flying off to Lhasa where there will be time to see the iconic Potala Palace and Barkhor Square. Drive between Gyantse, Shigatse, and Tsetang, seeing the monasteries and ancient sites of each including the Samye Monastery. Although the journey between the destinations is long, the landscape of the Tibetan Plateau is spectacular, rugged and unlike anywhere else.
This tour is perfect for those who want to see an enthralling ancient culture and everyday life for Tibetans and have no qualms about staying in some lackluster hotels to do so. This tour of Tibet is simply a recommended itinerary. It can be booked as is or optionally used as a starting point for tailoring your own perfect custom made a trip to Tibet.

Int’l long form: Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR)

Int’l short form: Tibet

Chinese Name: 西藏 (xī zàng)

Capital: Lhasa

Religions: Tibetan Buddhism, Animism

Currency: Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Area: 1,228,400 km²

Languages: Tibetan, Chinese

Population: 6 million

Day 1 – In transit

Overnight flight to Delhi.

Day 2 – Dwarikas Hotel- Kathmandu

Onward connection to Kathmandu. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 3 – Dwarikas Hotel- Kathmandu

Spend the day discovering Kathmandu’s many temples, stupas, and squares.

Day 4 – Dwarikas Hotel- Kathmandu

Explore the Kathmandu Valey including Bodhnath and Pashupatinath.

Day 5 – Tibet Hotel- Lhasa

Transfer to the airport and fly to Lhasa. Spend the afternoon acclimatizing.

Day 6 – Tibet Hotel- Lhasa

Visit the sites of Lhasa including the Potala Palace and Barkhor Square.

Day 7 – Tibet Hotel- Lhasa

Visit the Sera and Drepung Monastery and Norbulingka.

Day 8 – Gyantse Hotel- Gyantse

Drive to Gyantse.

Day 9 – Manasarovar Hotel- Shigatse

Visit the monastery and then drive to Shigatse.

Day 10 – Tsedang Hotel- Tsedang

Travel to Tsedang via the Samya Monastery.

Day 11 – Tsedang Hotel- Tsedang

Visit the sites in and around Tsedang including the King’s Tomb and one of the oldest temples in Tibet.

Day 12 – Dwarikas Hotel- Kathmandu

Drive back to the airport for your flight to Kathmandu. Afternoon at leisure.

Day 13 – In transit

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home.


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With Flight (£2,000.00)

 Number ticket  × £4,786.00
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