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Home > India Tour Packages > Highlights of Tibet
Highlights of Tibet
Duration : 05 Nights & 06 Days
Destination : Lhasa – Gyantse – Shigatse – Lhasa

Day 01 : Arrive Lhasa
Today morning on arrival at Tibet – the “Roof of the World”, our company representative will meet you and assist you. Later you will be transferred to Lhasa which is 96 kms away. On arrival at Lhasa, check-in to your pre-booked hotel. Today your evening is free at leisure to explore the city on your own. Overnight stay is in Lhasa.

Day 02 : Lhasa sightseeing

Today morning after breakfast proceed towards the sightseeing tour which includes visit to Potala Palace, an enduring symbol of Lhasa and the winter home of the Dalai Lama. The palace is an architectural wonder towering over the entire city. Also visit Drepung Monastery which was once the largest monastery in the world and home to 10,000 monks, Sera Monastery which is one of the great three ‘Gelukpa university monasteries’ of Tibet where you can witness the monks learning scriptures in the Debating Garden. Lastly visit Jokhang Temple which is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses a solid gold shrine of the enlightened Buddha.  Later after sightseeing drive back to hotel. Overnight stay is in Lhasa.

Day 03 : Lhasa To Gyantse

Today morning after breakfast proceed towards Gyantse by surface. The journey is incredibly scenic, crossing the Brahmaputra River and two mountain passes The Karola Pass  and Kambala Pass. It is the 3rd largest town in Tibet but most influenced by Chinese attractions. On arrival at Gyantse, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay is in Gyantse.

Day 04 : Gyantse To Shigatse

Today morning after breakfast proceed for the sightseeing tour which includes Gyantse‘s main highlight, Kumbum. It is an eight storey building and the best preserved example of unique Tibetan architecture. Enjoy sightseeing of Kumbum stupa and Pelkor Monastery. Later drive towards Shigatse, the second largest city in the Tibet. Upon arrival at Shigatse, transfer to your pre-booked hotel. Later visit the free Tibetan market and Tashilhunpo Monastery, founded in 1447 by Gendun Drup, the first Dalai Lama. It is a historic and culturally important monastery with huge monastic compound of golden roofed buildings and cobbled lanes,

Day 05 : Shigatse To Lhasa

Today morning have your breakfast in hotel. Today your day is free at leisure. Later in afternoon travel back to Lhasa for your final night in Tibet. Overnight stay is in Tibet.

Day 06 : Depart Lhasa
Today morning on time you will be transferred to airport to board the flight for onward journey.