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Shangrila Tour to Tibet

Shangrila Tour to Tibet

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Pilgrimage/Spirituality   Cultural Journey  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1620 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1700 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Itinerary: (8 Days)

Day 1: Kathmandu (1300m) - Lhasa (3650m). Fly (1hr.) to Lhasa over crossing the highest Himalayan ranges of the world. Transfer and check-in to your hotel. Full rest for acclimatisation.

Day 2 & 3: In Lhasa. Two full days sightseeing tour to Lhasa including Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Potala Palace, Drepung & Serra Monasteries. Overnight at hotel.

Day 4: Lhasa - Xigatze (3,900M) 388 km. Scenic drive to Xigatse, the west of Lhasa through the northern road. The drive is scenic as the road drive along the valley made by Brahmaputra river (Yarlung Tsangpo). Overnight at hotel.

Day 5: Xigatse - Gyantse (3,950m) 90 km. Morning sightseeing to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu Monastery. Drive to Gyantse and visit to the Kumbum Stupa & Phalkor Monastery. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6: Gyantse - Tsedang (3,400m) 291 km. Full day picturesque drive crossing over Karola (5,010m), Kambala (4,794m), colourful Yamdrok lake and continue drive along the Tibetan lifeline river Brahma Putra (Yarlung Tsangpo) on to Tsedang. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7: Tsedang - Samye - Tsedang 140 km. Early morning drive to put-in-point by the side of the Brahma Putra river and cross the river by a local made motor boat. Continue a short (30 min) drive by a truck to SamYe Monastery. Explore Samye and drive back to Tsedang. Late afternoon, visit Yumbulakhang & also Thandruk Monastery (Time permitting). Overnight at hotel.

Day 8: Tsedang - Kathmandu. Early morning drive (2hrs) to Gonggar airport for departure flight to Kathmandu.

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Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Hotel accomodation in twinsharing room on b/b basis
- Sightseeing with a good English speaking Tibetan guide as per itinerary
- Tibet travel permit fee
- Entrance fees to monasteries & monuments
- Airport/hotel/airport transfers
- Comfortable non-a/c 4500 model 4wd Toyota Land Cruiser will be provided in Tibet and a suitable vehicle (car/van) in Nepal.

Price Excludes:
- Nepal re-entry visa fee
- All insurance
- Extra expenses because of natural & political problems like landslides, snow & strikes, etc.
- Photography fees in the monasteries
- All expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, tips, etc.

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