Tibet may not be the easiest place in the world to reach but it is well worth the effort. Give us two weeks of your time and you’ll be rewarded with an unforgettable experience to an extraordinary, mystical region.Travelling in a loop from the capital, Lhasa, our Tibetan Discovery itinerary journeys through the country’s spectacular scenery, taking in the provincial towns of Gyantse and Shigatse.
Over the course of ten days you’ll visit Tibet’s significant religious and historical sites, including the imposing Potala Palace, the sacred Jokhang Temple and the immense Drepung Monastery. And, of course, no trip to Tibet would be complete without a stop at Everest Base Camp for unbeatable views of the world’s highest peak.
We’ve combined Tibet with a stopover in Kathmandu: an easy and popular country combo. However, this is not set in stone and it’s also possible to€cess Tibet via mainland China. Your Destination Specialist can provide more information.
Day 1 - arrive Kathmandu, Orientation Tour
Day 2 - Kathmandu Sightseeing: Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Bhaktapur
Day 3 - Kathmandu: Explore Patan
Day 4 - Kathmandu, Tibet: Lhasa
Day 5 - Lhasa orientation walk
Day 6 - Lhasa: Drepung & Sera Monasteries, Ganden Palace, Norbulingka
Day 7 - Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple
Day 8 - Lhasa, Yamdrok Tso Lake, Gyantse
Day 9 - Gyantse, Pelkor Chode Monastery, Shegar
Day 10 - Shegar, Qomolangma National Park, Rongbuk Gompa, Everest Base Camp trek, Lao Tingri
Day 11 - Lao Tingri, Shigatse
Day 12 - Shigatse, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Lhasa
Day 13 - depart Lhasa
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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