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8-day Lhasa Cultural Tour
Visit the breathtaking Potala Palace, divine Jokhang Temple, as well as the expansive Drepung and Sera monasteries. We will view the holy Yamdrok lake, beautiful Karo la glaciers, mystical Gyantse Khubum stupa and the Tashi Lhunpo monastery. 
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Itinerary: 





















Highlights: 
•Potala Palace
•Jokhang Temple
•Drepung and Sera monasteries
•Yamdrok lake
•Karo la glaciers, 
•Gyantse Khubum stupa 
•Tashi Lhunpo monastery. 

What’s included
Included:

•All necessary permits for the trip

•Local English speaking tour guide

•Transfers as per itinerary

•Hotel stays with breakfast

•All entrance fees for the sights on the tour as per itinerary

•Food and lodge for guide and driver

Not Included:
•any airfare, airport tax, train fare
•lunch / dinner
•Medical and travel insurance
•Tips
Prices

Price upon request (Click) 

Day 1 : Arrival in Lhasa by flight from Shangri La
Upon arrival at Lhasa airport, you will be greeted by our local guide and driver, transfer to hotel in Lhasa, upon arrival at hotel, check in the hotel and relax, rest for the rest of the day, acclimatize,  we may take a short walk around the Barkhor old town area, hotel stay
 
Day 2 and 3 : Lhasa Sightseeing
Visiting the magnificent Potala palace, Derpung monastery (the once largest Buddhist learning centers in Tibet, once it housed more than 10,0000 monks ), the Sera monastery where we visit the monks debating, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and the most sacred shrine in Tibet Jokhang temple and the Barkhor which is most popular market and sacred walk for all Tibetans, in Lhasa stay ( 3650m ) 
 
Day 4 : Day trip to Ganden monastery
Drive Lhasa to Ganden monastery, touring the monastery the main seat of Tsong Khapa master who founded the Gelukpa sect of Tibetan Buddism back in the 14th century. This Ganden monastery is one of the 6 major Gelukpa monasteries in Tibet. After visiting this monastery  we have an optional 3 to 4 hrs trek crossing Ganden ridge to Trup Shi village where we can visit a local Tibetan family for some local drinks and snacks, then meet our driver and drive back to Lhasa or we do a 40 minutes scenic walk around the monastery ( the Kora ) and then drive to Lhasa, over night stay in Lhasa. We will be back in Lhasa reasonably early in the afternoon and will allow some time for us to wander around in the old town before leaving Lhasa the next day.
 
Day 5 : Drive from Lhasa to Gyangtse - Shigatse / 370kms / 8 hrs
Little early departure from Lhasa to Gyangtse, en route we will visit the Yamdrok lake, a scenic stop at Norjing Gangsang glacier, arrival in Gyangtse, touring the Palchor Chode monastery including the Kumbum, late afternoon continue our driving through the Nying Chu river valley, passing a lot of local Tibetan villages, we will visit local families as well, arrival in Shigatse in the evening, hotel stay ( 3800m )
 
Day 6 : Shigatse - Namtso lake 315kms / 9hrs 
Leaving Shigatse, taking the scenic Northern road, crossing Shuga la pass, with stops at local farming villages and Nomadic families and also a stop at Yangpachen hot-spring, drive on to Tashi Dor at Namtso lake, enjoy the late afternoon at Namtso lake with the spectacular sun-set view of the Namtso lake and the Nyanchen Thangla range, over night at Tashi Dor guest house ( 4600m )
 
Day 7 : Namtso lake - Lhasa / 250kms / 4hrs
Spend the morning at the lake, enjoy the sun-rising and hike around the Tashi Dor hermitage cave chapels and the hills there, at noon drive to Lhasa, late afternoon free around in Lhasa, hotel stay ( 3600m )
 
Day 8 : Lhasa / Departure by train or by flight
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