Tibet in a Glance

$2,295.00

Tibet in a Glance is a relatively short tour but packed with a lot of memorable experiences. This tour visits world heritage sites, antique monasteries, exquisite palaces, a temple, a fortress, glacier fed lakes, cavernous caves and much more. The tour introduces Tibetan culture and lifestyle while keeping the stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range.
The tour begins in Lhasa with an exploration of the city. While in Lhasa, the tour visits Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, a traditional hospital, an outdoor bazaar, Sera, and Drepung monisteries, Jokhang temple, and Namtso Lake. The trip then takes a short detour to Tsedang to visit Samye Monastery, Chim Phu caves and Yambulakhang palace. After which the tour continues to Gyantse to visit Kumbum stupa, Phalkot monastery and Gyantse fortress. The next stop on the tour is Shigatse to visit Shalu and Tashi Lhunpo monasteries. The tour then returns to Lhasa to conclude the trip.

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Tibet in a Glance

Trip Highlights

  • Visit ancient monasteries,
  • Tour the former palaces of the Dali Lama
  • Explore Caves
  • Visit lakes
  • Become fermiliar with Tibetan culture and lifestyle
  • Gain exquisite views of the Himalayan Mountains

Trip Overview

Tibet in a Glance is a relatively short tour but packed with a lot of memorable experiences. This tour visits world heritage sites, antique monasteries, exquisite palaces, a temple, a fortress, glacier fed lakes, cavernous caves and much more. The tour introduces Tibetan culture and lifestyle while keeping the stunning views of the Himalayan mountain range.

The tour begins in Lhasa with an exploration of the city. While in Lhasa, the tour visits Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, a traditional hospital, an outdoor bazaar, Sera, and Drepung monasteries, Jokhang temple, and Namtso Lake. The trip then takes a short detour to Tsedang to visit Samye Monastery, Chim Phu caves and Yambulakhang palace. After which the tour continues to Gyantse to visit Kumbum stupa, Phalkot monastery and Gyantse fortress. The next stop on the tour is Shigatse to visit Shalu and Tashi Lhunpo monasteries. The tour then returns to Lhasa to conclude the trip.

Outline Itinerary

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa and travel to Tsedang. -02 hrs, 3,550 m / 11,646 ft

Day 02: Visit Samye Monastery, Chim Phu caves and Yambulakhang palace and then return to Lhasa, -10 hrs, 3,650 m / 11,972 ft

Day 03: Visit Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and a traditional hospital. -06 hrs, 3,650 m / 11,972 ft

Day 04: Visit Namtso Lake. -08 hrs, 3,650 m / 11,972 ft

Day 05: Visit Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. -06 hrs, 3,650 m / 11,972 ft

Day 06: Travel to Gyantse and visit Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake. -06 hrs, 3,950 m / 12,956 f t

Day 07: Travel to Shigatse and visit Shalu Monastery. -02 hrs, 3,900 m / 12,795 ft

Day 08: Travel to Lhasa. -05 hrs, 3,650 m / 11,972 ft

Day 09: Conclude the trip

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