Tour duration: 7Nights/8Days
Destination covered: Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse – Lhasa
This cultural tour to Tibet monitors a circular route from Tsedang to Lhasa, en route to exploring the Yarlung Tsangpo Valley, the cradle of Tibetan civilization, and then proceeding on the southern route past Yamdrok Tso, the Turquoise Lake, to the eminent and historical towns of Gyantse & Shigatse via a brief 8 day excursion.
Day 1: At the very first day arrive Gangar Airport in Tibet; here you will be received by our representative, who will drive you to the hotel in Tsedang. Whole day will at leisure. Lunch and dinner will be served at the hotel. Night stay will also at the hotel.
Day 2: Early morning after breakfast you will be guided to a tour of Samye, the ancient monastery belonging to the Red Hat School & Yumbulakhang, which is the first castle built for a Tibetan king. Whole day will spend watching sightseeing here. Overnight stay will at the hotel.
Day 3: Drive via Yamdrok Lake to Gyantse. Visit Gyantse Kubum stupa & Pelkor Chode monastery.
Day 4: A 90 kms. Drive via Shalu monastery to Shigatse (3860m). Visit Tashilhunpo monastery & Shigatse market. Night stay will at the hotel.
Day 5: Drive to Lhasa (3650mtr). Check into hotel for overnight stay.
Day 6 & 7: You will have two full days spending in Lhasa to make excursions to the Jokhang, Sera & Drepung and Potala Palace.
Day 8: Depart to Lhasa; from here you will be driven to the airport in time to catch your flight for onward journey to your place.