Day 1: Kathmandu – Lhasa (3650m)
Transfer to airport to connect SZ 408 KTM – LXA flight. Upon arrival you will be met by our Tibet representative & transferred to Hotel.
Day 2: Lhasa
Guided sightseeing tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama; Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet & Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet.
Day 3: Lhasa
Guided sightseeing tour of Jokhang, the central cathedral of Tibet, Barkhor, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple, Tibetan Medical Center & Norbulinka Palace.
Day 4: Lhasa – Gyangtse (3990m)
Drive via Yamdrok, the Turquoise Lake to Gyangtse across Kampa la pass 5050m & Karo la (5045m) passes. Visit Kubum stupa & Pelkor Chode Monastery.
Day 5: Gyangtse – Shalu – Shigatse (3860m)
Drive to Shigatse. En route visit Shalu Monastery. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama who is the 2nd in the Buddhist religious hierarchy & Shigatse Market.
Day 6: Shigatse – Sakya – Shegar/Dingri (4350m)
Drive to Shegar across Tsoula pass (4500m) & Gyatso la pass (5220m). En Route visit Sakya Monastery.
Day 7: Shegar – Zhangmu (2300m)
Drive to Zhangmu. En route visit Milarepa Cave.
Day 8: Kathmadu
Walk across Friendship Bridge & transfer to Kathmandu.