Short Tour to Tibet

Description:

Tibet (Lhasa), four night and Five Days Tour is one of our popular plans designed for your visit. Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region is a historically worthy city dated back to more than 1300 years in the history of Tibet. Lhasa is located at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level. The age old monasteries and temples in the city have preserved many historical relics, Buddhist scriptures, arts and crafts. Over two million people inhabit this land of rich natural resources and ancient cultures. Spiritual traditions, temples and monasteries, lakes and rivers, and mighty snow clad peaks are just a few of the intoxicating wonders to be experienced by adventurous travelers who get the opportunity to visit this land. So come and visit the land rich in mountains, monks, mystery and adventure. You will enjoy the sightseeing tour to Lhasa city where you will explore the the wonderful Potala palace, Norbulingka Monastery, Sera Monastery,  Jokhang temple, the bustling Barkhor Streets and many more. Lhasa has only one international air-connection with Nepal. Air China is the only one airline that provides services in between two capital cities. There will be 3 flights in a week usually from May to September. This Tour starts after you take an hour flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa with spectacular mountain views of the beautiful mountain ranges. 

Overviews:

Duration 5 Days
Maximum Altitude 3600m.
Standard Normal
Group Size 1-15 People
Best Season Any Time

Details Itinerary:

Day 01: Kathmandu/Lhasa (By Flight) 
After Breakfast, we will transfer you to Kathmandu Airport in the morning. You will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. "Lhasa”. Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 Mt, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods", the residence of the Dalai Lama., on arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60 km/1hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa. 
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, and & Norbulinka. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Norbulingka meaning 'Treasure Park' covers an area of around 360000 sq. m. and is considered to be the biggest man made garden in Tibet. After sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.  
Day 03:  Sightseeing in Lhasa
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery, 5 Kms north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa's prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. After Sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.  
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa: 
After breakfast, visit Tibetan Medical Institute. Afternoon free for shopping or other activities on your own. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.  
Day 05: Lhasa/Kathmandu (By Flight) 
Transfer to airport to connect return flight.

Cost Include:

Airport picks up drop by car
Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu Flight Tickets
Transportation bus /jeep as per group size. (in Tibet)
Tibet travel permit.
English speaking Tibetan guide.
Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
Daily breakfast.
Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.

Exclude:

Lunch and Dinner in Tibet
Client and travel insurance.
Personal expenses such as a drink, phone, laundry etc..
Nepal re- entry visa fee
Extra Program/activities.

Special advice

- Your passport should at least 6 month valid count from travelling date and you should bring same passport which you send us for permit while at trip confirmation.
- Flight seats of Lhasa sector are more demandable and you are advice to confirm your trip as early as possible.
- We formally do not need your medical report, insurance etc.. for visa and permit procedure but it is necessary to have secure way. Obtain it from your own country.
 

Packing list

- 1 warm down jacket
- Warm sleeping bag
- Warm and head cover hat / cap
- 1 pairs warm inside thermal
- 1 pairs warm trouser/ paint
- Warm but light waited sweeter or jacket
- 2/3 pairs light t-shirt
- 1 pair of light walking shoes
- 2 pairs good and warm shocks 
- Your regular using medicine
- Duffel bag to put your goods 
- Small back carry bag (day bag)
- Sun cream,
- Sun glass