Overview The 8 Nights 9 Days Fly in Fly Out Tibet tour offers a captivating journey into the heart of the mystical Tibetan region. Known as the "Roof of the World," Tibet is also a land of enchanting landscapes, ancient monasteries, and rich cultural traditions. A tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the stunning landscapes, rich culture, and spiritual heritage of Tibet. The tour begins with a flight into Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, where you will have time to acclimate to the high altitude and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this spiritual city. Explore the iconic Potala…
The 8 Nights 9 Days Fly in Fly Out Tibet tour offers a captivating journey into the heart of the mystical Tibetan region. Known as the “Roof of the World,” Tibet is also a land of enchanting landscapes, ancient monasteries, and rich cultural traditions.
A tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the stunning landscapes, rich culture, and spiritual heritage of Tibet. The tour begins with a flight into Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, where you will have time to acclimate to the high altitude and immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of this spiritual city. Explore the iconic Potala Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and also witness the devotion of pilgrims at the revered Jokhang Temple.
From Lhasa, the journey takes you to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet. En route, you will also marvel at the pristine beauty of Yamdrok Lake and visit the Karola Glacier and Gyantse Kumbum, an impressive Buddhist stupa. In Shigatse, you’ll also discover the grandeur of Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama.
One of the highlights of the trip is the visit to Everest Base Camp, where you’ll also witness the awe-inspiring majesty of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Himalayan range, including stunning sunrise vistas.
Throughout the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to delve into Tibetan Buddhism and gain insights into the unique spiritual practices of the region. Monasteries like Drepung, Sera, and other significant sites will offer glimpses into the ancient traditions and rituals.
The 8 Nights 9 Days Fly in Fly Out Tibet tour concludes with a return to Lhasa, where you can reflect on your journey and appreciate the cultural richness and natural beauty you have experienced. Fly out of Lhasa, carrying cherished memories and a deeper understanding of Tibet’s history, spirituality, and profound connection with the Himalayas.
AM: Visiting Yongbulakhang & Changdrup monastery
PM: Drive back to Lhasa
(Yombulakhang, the first palace for the first king in Tibetan history, is 15KM away from Tsedang town. The mountain slope palace was originally built in the second century, but the replica was rebuilt in the 1980s. Built in the 7th century by the king Sontsan Gambu, Chamdrok is one of the oldest temples in Tibet, 4KM away from the Tsedang hotel.)
Potala Palace, Jokhang temple & Barkhor Street (Potala was the winter palace of the Dalailama, which was originally built in the 7th century by the king Sotsen Gampo and rebuilt to the present size by the 5th Dalailama in the 17th century. Situated at the heart of the oldest section of the Lhasa city,Jokhang , one of the oldest temples in Tibet, was built in the 7th century by the 33rd king¡ªSontsanganbu. Barkor is the middle pilgrimage circuit around Jokhang temple.)
Sera Monastery, Drepung monastery & Norbulingka (Sera is the second biggest Gelupa Monastery in the north suburb of Lhasa, which was built in 1419 by Tsongapa¡¯s disciple¡ªSakya-yeshi. Built in 1416 by Tsongapa¡¯s disciple¡ªJamyang-choje, Drepung Monastery is the biggest Gelupa monastery in the west suburb of Lhasa. Built in the mid-18th century by the 7th Dalailama, Norbulingka, the Jewel Park was the Dalailama¡¯s summer palace, it covers 100 acres with palaces, pavilions and a zoo.
Drive Lhasa to Shigatse via Gyantse with Kumbum & Pelkor Chode – Shigatse hotel
(Gyantse lies 260kms southwest of Lhasa on the Northern bank of Nyang Chu River. It takes around 8 hours to reach Gyantse crossing the Kamba La Pass(4800m) where the beautiful Yamdrok Tso will be seen and the Karo La Pass(5010m) where the year-around glacier will be seen. Gyantse has been known as a heroic town since Tibetans resisted the Young husband¡¯s British Expedition to Tibet in 1904. (Phalkor monastery was built in the 15th century by the local chieftain Raptan Kunsang under the guidance of the first Panchan lama. There are 100,000 images in the Kumbum Pagoda, both solid and painting. It is a real work of art; one of the mosst magnificent buildings in Tibet, strongly of Newari(Nwpal) architecture, erected in 1440 by Rabtan Kunsang )
(Shigatse is the second biggest city in Tibet, 90KMs away from Gyangtse. The famous Tashillunpo monastery in Shigatse , seat of the Panchan Lama, one of the six important Gelupa monasteries in China, was built in 1447 by the first Dalailama. )
Drive to Xegar via Sakya. Qomolangma Hotel (It is 250kms from Shigatse to Xegar. Sakya monastery is located in the Zhongqu River valley about 30kms away from the Sino-Nepal Highway (Sakya-bridge).
Drive to Everest Base camp with Rongbu monastery then back to Xegar Qomolangma Hotel above 5200m high Everest Base camp is 100km from the Qomolangma Hotel.
Rongbu monastery, only 7kms on the way to the base camp, is the highest monastery in Tibet where one can get a very good view of mountain Everest from.)
Drive to Zhangmu. Zhangmu Hotel (250kms away from Xegar, Zhangmu is a little boarder town in the south slope of the Himalaya mountain range. It¡¯s a nice place to rest one or two nights there after your exhausted tour in the high plateau)
Today we exit from Zhangmu to Kathmandu after breakfast.
An 8 Nights 9 Days Fly in Fly Out Tibet tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the stunning landscapes, rich culture, and spiritual heritage of Tibet. Here’s a general itinerary for such a trip:
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa
Day 2-3: Lhasa City Tour
Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse
Day 5: Shigatse to Lhasa
Day 6-7: Lhasa to Everest Base Camp
Day 8: Everest Base Camp to Lhasa
Day 9: Departure from Lhasa
Please note that this is a general itinerary, and the actual details may vary depending on the tour operator and specific travel arrangements. It’s important to check with the tour provider for the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding the itinerary, inclusions, and accommodations. Additionally, due to the high altitude in Tibet, it’s crucial to acclimatize properly and take necessary precautions to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip.