Tibet Circle (14 Day/ 13 night fly in / fly out)
Day 01: Fly to Gonggar overland 96 kms, to Lhasa (3650 m.) and overnight at hotel.
Day 02- 03: Sightseeing of Potala Palace Jokhang Temple, Drepung, Sera & Norbulingkha Monasteries, Barkhor Market and overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Lhasa to Gongbuk 280 kms via the Mila Pass (5000m.) and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 05: GongbukTo Nyingchi 259kms via Lake Phasongtso and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 06: Drive 65 km to Luklang via. Sechila pass (4515m.). The view of Mt. Namcha brawa (7756m), the highest peak in the Eastern Himalayas is excellent from here and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 07: Luklang to Gyatsa 65 kms via Sangpo Bairup Monastery and Crossing Gonkha Bridge, over the Yarlung Tsangpo Riverand overnight at guesthouse.
Day 08: Gyatsa to Tsedang 180 kms via Gyatsala Pass (4800m) and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 09: Tsedang to Thandruk Visit Yambulakhang, Thombs of past Tibetan Kings and overnight at guesthouse
Day 10: Thandruk to Shigatse via Samye Monastery and Yamdrok Lake and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 11: Thandruk to Gyantse AM: Visit Tashilunpo Monastery and Shalu Monastery.PM: Visit Phalchor Monastery with Khumbum Stupa and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 12: Gyantse to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake transfer to hotel and overnight at guesthouse.
Day 13: Lhasa/Yamdrok Lake/Lhasa with a packed lunch p.m. at leisure on the shores of the lake and overnight at hotel Lhasa.
Day 14: Drive to Gonggar for onward destination.
Pre Departure Information for Tibet
Included in the Land cost
Transport by motor coach coach / Land Rover /automobile as required, and accommodation with daily breakfast using Holiday Inn/Tibet Hotel while at Lhasa. Tibet for the rest of the journey. We use the best available hotels and guesthouses, but these offer more basic accommodation and fewer amenities. Sightseeing Tours, Services of English speaking Local Tibetan /Chinese Guides, entrance fees to monasteries and other points of interest, Tibet permits, Kathmandu-Lhasa airfare as per itinerary and visa charges are also included.
Not included in the land cost
Insurance, airport departure taxes, Nepalese Visa, Passport fees, immunizations, hard and soft drinks, Photographic charges in various monasteries, gratuities and items of any personal nature that have not been specifically included above.
A surcharge of US$ 50.00 on Tibet visas is applicable for British, Canadian, and Belgian, and Cameroon, Brazilian, Irish, French and Dutch nationals.
Visas and documentation
You must be in possession of a valid passport. We obtain your visa for Tibet, and will require the following information when making your reservation: full name, date of expiry, place of issue, nationality, date of birth, sex and occupation. Two passport size photographs are also required. Additionally you must allow three full working days in Kathmandu for the visa to be fiscally stamped in your passport. A 30 day's visa for Nepal can be obtained from all Nepalese Embassies abroad or upon your arrival in Kathmandu airport in US$ 25.00.