Tibet is the land of ancient Buddhist Culture, unrivalled landscape, monasteries at their artistic best and century-old caravan trails. The image of Tibet has been portrayed as “Shangri-La” in the western world due to its geographical location. The place is for you to discover and enjoy.
Tibet is the land of ancient Buddhist Culture, unrivalled landscape, monasteries at their artistic best and century-old caravan trails. The image of Tibet has been portrayed as “Shangri-La” in the western world due to its geographical location.
Our representative will receive you at Gongaar airport in Lhasa and then transferred to the hotel. Lhasa is the best place to explore the monasteries and Palaces once occupied by religious heads of Tibet. Tibet’s nation, language, diet, climate and geography are unique and deeply religious. Rest of the day is at leisure for acclimatization to the altitude.
Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Barkhor bazaar.
Lhasa - Shigatse
Drive to Shigatse through northern route, the second largest city in Tibet. In the afternoon, visit the TashiLhumpo Monastery, the largest & most magnificent amongst all Monasteries in Tibet and there is much to explore within its high surrounding walls. Visit the fascinating local market there. Also visit temple of future Buddha which is 26 m high & gilded with gold.
Morning, drive to Lhatse. Drive on to Saga, visiting the sacred lake of Pai-Kutso and take the boat over the legendary river Brahmaputra. Drive offers several beautiful Lake’s view; we cross on boat Huge Brahmaputra River. Saga is an important place for the wild animals.
Saga – Lake Mansarovar
Post breakfast, drive to Lake Manasarovar. Take a drive to Mayum River (112 kms) and then continue drive to Manasarovar Lake. The day is very auspicious as you will have the first darshan of holy Mt. Kailash and Holy Lake Mansarovar from Horchu pass.
Lake Mansarovar – Sershong - Darchen
Morning excursion to Tarboche, flagpole (Sershong). The importance of the Tarboche location is linked to the sanctity of a cemetery called DrachomNgagyeDurtro. Later, drive back toDarchenforovernight. Overnight at a guest house in Darchen.
Darchen – Lake Mansarovar
Today, drive back to Saga retracing the same highway.
Saga - Shigatse
Retrace the same route to Shigatse.
Shigatse - Lhasa
Driver back to Lhasa, rest of the day at leisure.
Lhasa - Departure
Transfer to the airport in time for the flight to another destination.