Explore Tibet - 12Days

Duration: 11 Nights 12 Days

Explore Tibet - 12Days

On this trip we will explore Lhasa and several famous towns located in the Yarlung Valley. We will explore the lakeside of Yamdrok lake, one of Tibet's largest sacred lakes, and visit Tashilumpo Monastery in Shigatse, an enormous monastery dating back to 1447.

Itinerary & Map

  • Day 01
    Arrive at Lhasa. Check into hotel and rest the remainder of the day for acclimatization 

  • Day 02 - 03
    Sightseeing in Lhasa. Visit the Potala palace, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, the Norbulinka Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market 

  • Day 04
    Drive to Tsedang. Visit Samye Monastery en route. Overnight at Tsedang

  • Day 05
    Sightseeing at Ymbulakang, Tandruk temple and Chong Gye monastery 

  • Day 06
    Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok lake. Sight seeing at Palchor Chode and Kumbum monastery. Overnight at hotel 

  • Day 07
    Drive to Shigatse via Shalu. Visit Tashilumpo monastery and the local bazaar. Overnight at hotel 

  • Day 08
    Drive to Shegar (or Lhatse*) and stay overnight

  • Day 09
    Drive to Zhangmu (or Nyalam*) and stay overnight

  • Day 10
    Drive 8 km to Friendship bridge at Nepal/Tibet border and then drive to Kathmandu 

  • Day 11
    Leisure day in Kathmandu 

  • Day 12
    Depart Kathmandu