Tour of Fabled Lhasa 7 Days

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Introduction:

Introduction:

 

A short wonderful trip on world highest and largest plateau, on the roof of the world capitol city with interesting moment around fabled Lhasa.

 

Tour of Fabled Lhasa city offers an experience of life time journey with awesome sceneries of Tibetan landscapes, visiting famous ancient heritage sites and places of interest on the high elevation of 3,650 meters in Lhasa.

 

Tour of Fabled Lhasa city with Destination Holidays starts with an interesting and exciting one hour flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu.

 

Reaching to our destination and highlight of this trip in Lhasa city with overnights around the old part of the city where you can feel medieval period environment.

 

Lhasa at present mixture of old and new with nice wide road networks, staying in nice Tibetan style furnished hotel on the eastern part of Lhasa where old culture and Buddhism practice exists since past centuries.

 

With three overnights in Lhasa for interesting and impressive tour of heritage sites, famous historical monasteries of Drefung monastery the oldest building, place of learning Buddhism built before Potala palace.

 

Shera monastery also a school learning of arts and crafts where one can observe monks in busy debates. Jhorkang located in the hub of old areas of Lhasa, the first building ever to be established in Tibet around late 6th century by Tibetan King Songsen Gampo and queen Bhirkuti of Nepal.

 

Magnificent Potala Palace, the main landmark of Lhasa city built around 7-8th century started as mediation place in a small cave by King Songsen Gampo and completed by 5th Dalai Lama visiting, in early day’s a winter palace of many Dalai Lama.

 

Visit of exciting colorful Barkor market around Jhorkhang Temple square located in the hub of Lhasa city.

 

This remarkable and fascinating Tour of Fabled Lhasa concludes with an hour of scenic flight back to Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Outline Itinerary:

 

Day 01:         Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to hotels.
Day 02:         In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03:         Fly to Lhasa 3,650 m and transfer to hotel.

Day 04-05:   In Lhasa with sightseeing at places of interest.

Day 06:         Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 07:         International departure for homeward bound.

Detail Itinerary:

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, our staff will receive with a warm welcome and transfer you to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. After refresh join the other group member for trip orientation and briefing by our guide / leader regarding Tibet Tour, hotels, do and don’ts along with evening group dinner.

 

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour and trip preparations.
In Kathmandu morning sightseeing tour at places of interest, Kathmandu is steeped with historical and cultural monuments listed in World Heritage by UNESCO, all tour accompanied by expert cultural tour guide, after a great time back to hotel, afternoon free at leisure and Tibet Tour preparations.

 

Day 03:  Fly to Lhasa 3,650 m and transfer to hotel.

Morning an hour of scenic flight over high Himalayan range, views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu, on reaching Gongor airport near Lhasa our Tibetan guide will receive and transfer to Lhasa. This is short drive of an hour at present the road has been improved with tunnels to shorten the distance to Lhasa from the airport. On reaching Lhasa transfer to respective hotels in old section of Lhasa where the traditions and culture still exists as it was for centuries back, afternoon visit the Barkhor Market near the Jorkhang Temple premises the centre of Lhasa.

 

Day 04-05:   In Lhasa with sightseeing at places of interest.

Lhasa is at 3,600m/12,000ft provides an ideal acclimation for the first few days, tour starts from morning till late afternoon with lunch break near or around the hotel premises. Guided tour with our expert Tibetan guide,
in Lhasa you will be engrossed for two days with sightseeing and excursions of Potala Palace, Norbulingkha Summer Palace, Sera and Drepung Monastery.

 

Lhasa one time a forbidden city and a holy grail for many central Asian explorers in the past centuries, Lhasa city has been changed and altered by the Chinese occupation and with the impact of foreign visitors, however much of the original character remains and whilst jostling through the Potala with crowds of ethnic Tibetans, it is hard not to be captivated by this magnificent culture, religion and traditions.

 

Visit of the great monasteries of Sera and Drepung, both of which were extensively destroyed in the Cultural Revolution but are now being rebuilt,

visit the Jokhang and the Potala Palace.

 

Day 06: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
After early breakfast drive for an hour on the newly built highway through nice tunnels to Gongar airport, after immigration formalities boarding on Air China big plane, during one hour airborne with scenic view of Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu at close distance with adjoining majestic Himalayan range. On reaching Kathmandu airport Destination Holidays staff will receive and transfer you back to respective hotels around Kathmandu.

 

Day 07: International departure for home ward bound.
Last day in Nepal with great memories and amazing experience Tour of Fabled Lhasa where DH staff transfers you to Kathmandu international airport for your final departure homeward bound or to next port of call.

Duration = 7 Days
All the Prices are in USD ($) Per Person. A private departures on any day all around the year can be arranged for this trek/tour, for more details and dates E-mail Us info@destholiday.com
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