Are you seeking to learn and know the history and culture of Tibetan land?
Then this is the tour for you!
This Tibet tour will provide you a better opportunity to explore the holy city of Tibet, Lhasa. Lhasa, also known as the land of God is one of the most mysterious lands on the earth.
This tour also offers you to know the hidden reality about Tibetan Buddhism.
This Tibet tour 5 days / 4 nights starts with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. This trip includes the short journey to the ancient Tibetan capital of Lhasa.
This 5-day tour will give you an opportunity to explore many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites.
On this trip, you’ll visit the most amazing places in Lhasa, Tibet. Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, and Jokhang Temple are some of the astonishing places in Lhasa.
This short holy tour is perfect for the people who have a little time for vacation. Last but not the least, the wandering people of Tibet will make your trip memorable.
Major Highlights of Tibet Tour 4 Nights / 5 Days
- Enjoy the scenic flight from Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu
- Opportunity to discover unique Tibetan culture from most significant monasteries of Tibet
- Visit a local Tibetan family and learn about their local traditions and lifestyle
- Visit pilgrimage sites: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and sacred monasteries (Ganden, Drepung, and Sera)
At the very first day of this tour, you'll arrive at Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. Our guide and driver will pick you up from the airport. They'll warmly welcome you in Tibetan style by presenting some Khata.
After that, you'll be transferred to the hotel. As there is the huge gap in the altitude while traveling from Kathmandu to Tibet. So, you suggest taking a rest in the hotel for better acclimatization.
Early in the morning, you'll have your breakfast in the hotel. Our guide will receive you from the hotel. On the second day of the trip, you'll do the sightseeing on some of the interesting and historical places of Tibet.
This excited tour exploration start with the visit to the landmark-Potala Palace. This palace is located on the Red Hill of Lhasa. Also, it is famous for its grand buildings, complicated constructions, splendid artworks, and devotional atmosphere.
Generally, this Palace consists of Red Palace, Religious Building and White Palace, Administrative Building.
In the afternoon, you'll visit the Jokhang temple. This temple is built in Songtsen Gampo region for the center of Tibetan Buddhism.
After this, you'll go for a circular pilgrim route along Barkhor Street. Here you can have a look or buy some of traditional Tibetan and Nepalese art-crafts.
On the third day of Tibet tour, you'll visit two large Gelugpa monasteries built in 15th century by Je Tsongkhapa.
Drepung monastery was served as Government center in Tibet until the 5th Dalai Lama moved to famous Potala Palace.
It is also one of the biggest Buddhist colleges in Tibet and more than 10000 monks learn Buddhism from here. So, Drepung monastery is also respectfully known as the "Mother School of Dalai Lamas".
The next destination is Sera monastery one of three famous monasteries in Lhasa. This monastery was built in 1419 on the hillside in the north part of Lhasa.
Here you can enjoy the unique tradition "Buddhism Debating". These debates are held in a courtyard and monks participates in series of debates.
After enjoying this entertaining debates you'll get some positive energy though it'll be little noisy.
On the fourth day of Tibet tour, you'll drive to the Ganden Monastery, first and primary monastery of the Gelug Sect in Tibetan Buddhism.It is situated high up on a hill above the Kyi-Chu valley and offers beautiful views of Lhasa city.
The monastery consists of two colleges, Gaden Shartse and Gaden Jangtse. In both colleges, Buddhist sutra and tantra are combinedly taught and practiced.
Next, you'll visit the beautiful Norbulingka, the biggest man-made garden in Tibet. This place is referred as "Park of Treasure" and used to be the summer palace of Dalai Lamas.
This garden is regarded as world's highest, largest and best-preserved ancient artificial horticultural garden. You'll enjoy the great combination of gardening with architecture and sculpture arts.
The rest of day you can go for a shopping and explore the rest of the Lhasa city.
On the fifth day, you can explore the Lhasa city until our guide transfer you to the airport. Now it's time to say goodbye and depart to your destinations. The Tibet tour 4 Nights / 5 days officially end on your arrival at Kathmandu Airport.