The mysterious Buddhist kingdom of Tibet, locked away high in the Himalaya, offers magnificent monasteries and stunning views. Travellers to Tibet should be in good physical condition due to the high altitude.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE LHASA
You will be met at Lhasa airport and transferred to your hotel for a two night stay. This afternoon enjoy a half-day tour visiting the Barkhor Circuit, where you will see many pilgrims and market stalls.
DAY 2: LHASA
Enjoy a tour of the Potala Palace, an architectural wonder towering over the entire city. You will also visit Jokhang Temple, the most sacred and active temple in Tibet. (B,L)
DAY 3: LHASA TO GYANTSE
Travel to Gyantse and visit the Pelkor Monastery and the ruins of the Old Fort. (B,L)
DAY 4: GYANTSE TO SHIGATSE
Leave Gyantse and travel to Shigatse. Visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, the official residence of the 11th Panchen Lama, who ranks close to the Dalai Lama. (B,L)
DAY 5: SHIGATSE TO LHASA
Travel back to Lhasa, visiting Yamdrok-Tso Lake en route. (B)
DAY 6: DEPART LHASA
After check-out this morning you will be transferred to Lhasa airport where your arrangements end. (B)
Passenger must enter Tibet via China only. The Tibet Autonomous Region may be closed by the Chinese authorities at any given time without notice. Such closures may impact the ability to travel in or to Tibet.
# Shoulder and high season Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.