Lhasa the city of the Gods with the Potala Place of the Dalai Lama's, the Jokhang temples and Norbulika the Summerpalace. Here is surrounding areas of green luxuriant valleys historical temples with beautiful villages and enormous mountain passes into new valleys with fantastic view.
Samye monastery on the other side of the Sangpo river where Tibetan Buddhismen was rooted and established in the 7th century. In East lights the luxuriant Kham region with many Villages and idyllic scenery and to the west Shigatse with Tashilungpo and the sacred mountain Kailash.
Can be combined with China and Nepal
With aJeep driving in from Chengdu and Kham is an adventurous journey towards the city of the God's Lhasa. Possible to fly direct inn to Lhas.
Recomended time to visit 10 / 14 / 21 Days
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Tibet Roof of the World
Custom Itinerary Example
Day 1 Arrive Lhasa - transfer to O/N hotel
Day 2 Am: visit Jokhang. Lunch Norbulinka Pm: visit Potala palace - O/N hotel
Day 3 Am: visit Drepung, Nechung monastery. Pm: Sera Monastery
Day 4 Visit Drikung (bring packed lunch)
Day 5 Visit Drak Yerpa (bring packed lunch)
Day 6 Visit Thsurpu (bring packed lunch)
Day 7 Drolma Lhakhang drive to Tsedang (3,400Mt): crossing Yarlong tsangpu rive O/N hotel, Drive to Gytsa Xian / O/N Guest house
Day 8 Drive to / Lhamo Latso and visit (bring packed lunch), afternoon back to Gytsa Xian , O/N Guest house
Day 9 Drive to Samye - O/N Hotel.
Day 10 Samye Monastery and Chimphu - Drive to Yarlung O/N Hotel
Day 11 Yarlung drive to airport - Depature Beijing or Kathmadu
21 Days : Flying into Chengdue going by road with Jeep via Kham to Lhasa including Katok, Ganze, Derge and Chamdo. If interest one can include places like Khonpo or Lodrak (full detailed info on contact and request available).
14 Days Flying into Lhasa going by road with Jeep via Tashilungpo and Shigatse including Kailash and to Nyelam/Zamgmu exiting into Nepal and Kathmandu (full detailed info on contact and request available).
Treking : there are many exclusive and beautiful treks to explore in Tibet and one of the most beautiful treks goes from Ganden Monastery to Samye or the Kangschung trek on the eastern face of Mt.Everest.
Tibet Trek Example :
Day 1 Arriving in Lhasa relaxing at Hotel and Sight seing
Day 2 Visit Jokhang tempel after breakfast and the Potala Palce after lunch
Day 3 From Ganden Monastery to the Dupshi village hiking to Ani Pangong (former nunnery)
Day 4 Ye-dropka through pristine meadows via Yama Do.
Day 5 Yama Do & Tsotup Chu Valley. Along the Shug-La Pass (17,220 feet) crossing the Tsotup Chu
Day 6 From the Tsotup Chu Valley and over the Chitu-La Pass (16,728 feet).
Day 7 Yamalung Herder's Camp, through meadows before reaching Gen Do, the village of Chantan and into the Yamalung Valley.
Day 8 Yamalung to Samye Monastery. From Yamalung Valley drive to Samye along Sangpo River
Day 9 Samye Monastery and after lunch drive to Tsetang
Day 10 Yarlung Valley visiting Trangdruk Monastery and the Yumbulagang. The Tombs of the Tibetan Kings.
Day 11 Tsetang to Gongar Airport