7 Days Lhasa Gyangtse and shigatse
This 7 days lhasa, Gyangtse tour is one of relaxing tour for those who want to explore everything in detail, there you will get more time to see and walk around Yamdrok lake, kharola Glacier, two day in lhasa sightseeing and then After acclimatizing in Lhasa, you will drive west across the vast plains with spectacular view of the Himalayans to the south and the Trans-Himalayans to the north. Stopping along some of Tibet’s most spiritual sites like Yamdrok Lake, kharo la galacier and the Palchok monastery and Khubum stupa, there you will also get time to explore one of biggest Gelekpa Monster at Shigates it has lots of interesting things inside the monastery, it was first started in 14th century by first Dalai Lama and then during the time to 5th Dalai Lama, he offered this monastery to his teacher that was 4th Penchen lama, in Gelekpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, we have two great master those two are Dalia Lama and Penchen Lama, you will also get time to see the traditional Tibetan incence factory at Nyimo County. After this tour you will get lots of information about Tibetan culture, realign and landscape.
Day 1: Lhasa Arrival ( 3650 m) Today our English speaking guide will pick you up from Airport or Train station, and drop you to hotel, for better Acclimatization, drink more water and take good rest to minimize the altitude sickness. Over night staying at hotel in lhasa
Day 2: lhasa Sightseeing ( s650m) Jhkang Temple and Potala palace) Today in the morning your guide will meet you in a Hotel lobby and first place you are going to visit is one of the oldest temple in Lhasa (Johkang Temple), Build in 7th century by 33rd Buddhist king Songtsen Gampo, after Temple you can walk around the Baker Street, this street is one of the most beautiful place to explore people and its culture, in the afternoon you will going to visit Potala Palace this place was build in 7th century by 33rd Buddhist king and rebuild in present size by 5th Dalai Lama in 17th century. Staying overnight at Hotel in Lhasa
Day 3: lhas Sightseeing (3650) ( Drepong monastery and Sera Monastery) Today you will going to visit one of the largest Monastery of Gelukpa sect of Tibetan buddhism, its call Drepong monastery, build in 1416th by Jamming Chojay Tasha Plden on of the great student of Master Tsongapa. After lunch we are going to visit Sera monastery this is also third largest monastery of Gelukpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism and build in 1419 by Jachen Chojay Sakya yeshi student of Master Tsongapa, Staying overnight at Hotel in Lhasa.
Day4: Lhasa to Gyangtse (4000m) 260 km approx 5 to6 hrs Today we are leaving Lhasa and going a head to Gyangtse town, this was once the business jinction during old tibet, now it is part of Shigatse, has big open land for cultivation, majority of barley crops are been produced from these two place, first attractive place is yamdork youmtso (Turquoise lake), 100km from lhasa and approximately 2:30hrs drive, before lake there is Gampala pass which has 4700m and from that pass you can see, the Nachen Khangsar Glacier and very beautiful Yamdrok lake, lunch at Nangartse 45 minute Drive from lake, after lunch you can see the Kharola Glacier 4th largest Glacier, next stope will be at Gyangtse there you can visit a Palchok Monastery, 14th century old, or visit next morning staying over night at Yadi Hotel
Day5: Gyangtse to Shigatse (3800m) 90k.m 2 hrs
Today we are heading to shigatse, and it has 90km and 1 and half or 2 hrs driver, Shigatse is second largest city next to Lhasa in Tibet Autonomous region, now a day shigatse is the junction for business and trouristm, whoever visit Mount Everest, Mount kailash, or to visit Nepal by road, every one has to pass through shigatse. Once we get to Shigatse first you can check in hotel and then Stop for lunch, after lunch guide will take you to the one of Biggest Gelukpa Monastery in Shigatse Tashi Lhunpo monastery build during the time of 1st Dalai Lama in 1447 and this monastery became a place for successive Penchen lama from 17th century, started form 4th penchen lama, who was teacher of 5th Daial lama, after monastery you will get time to explore local market, then stay overnight at Shigatse Gesar Hotel
Day6: Shigatse to Lhasa (3650m) 280k.m 5 to 6 hrs
Today we are driving back to Lhasa, through out the road you will see the Yarlung river, this river is coming from the west part of tibet and reach India at the end, in India they call Brahmaputra river, And also you will get time to explore Tibetan Incence factory at Nyimo County, this place is famous for tibet incence from 7th century by great Master call Thumi samboda, even now a day many family use traditional style to produce incence. Stay over night at Hotel
Day 7: Departure from lhasa, Today is your last day in Tibet, your guide and driver will take you to the Airport or Train station and its time to say good buy.
Tour cost includes car, entrance ticket at all side, english speaking tibetan guide and hotels at all other places
1, Hotels and breakfast
2, Tibetan English speaking guide
3, Enterance ticket for all sides
4, car for tours
5, one mineral water per day
5, oxygen for emergency