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Tibet Cultural Tour

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 11 Days

Highest access: 4050m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Tibet

Grade: Moderate

Best season: Spring, Autumn

Transportation: Flight/Private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel/Guest House

Meals: Bed/Breakfast plan

  • Overview
  • Tibet Cultural tour itinerary
  • Cost info

Tibet Cultural Tour covers the cultural center of Tibet such as Tsedang, Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigtse. Allowing, you to visit the ancient monasteries, experience striking culture and magnificent lakes. This is one of the most popular tours of Tibet which offers the best overview of the Tibet within limited time period. This itinerary gives you a scenery sight of both Tibetan and Nepali culture’s. We will come together the journey with travel around Kathmandu. where you can have chance to visit the extreme forbidden lands with its surprising people will leave you with  unforgettable memory of Shangri-La and its best time for this tour will be around April to Early November.

Day 01
Arrival at Kathmandu 1,400m Welcoming by Himalayan Magic Treks member on your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport than direct Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Plan.
Day 02
Kathmandu Zangmu / Nyalam (3,600m)-153km.Departure at 06: 00 hours from the Thamel. it will take Approx.05 hours drive to Kodari (China/Nepal boarder). Then half an hour drive will take us to Zhangmu. Here we will do immigration formalities and then drive further to Nyalam following Bhotekoshi River in a deep valley with some overflowing waterfalls.Overnight in guest house.
Day 03
Nyalam Tingri/Lhatse (4,050m) - 2,85km.We drive through Nyalam pass (3,800m) viewing Jugal Himal and continue driving via Lalungla Pass 5,050m. here you can have some most spectacular view of Mt. Sisapangma (8013m). highest in Tibet) Mt. Makalu,(8,464m), Mt. Lhotse 8,516m,Mt. Cho-yu (8,201m) & Everest (8,848m). Overnight rest at Guest house.
Day 04
Lhatse Xigatse (3,900m)-90kms.Today we drive to Xigatse, the place of the famous Tashilumpo Monastry & the seat of Panchen Lama.Overnight at Hotel at Samdrupse or similar standard.
Day 05
Xigatse Gyantse (3,950m) - 90km.Today we visit the Tashilumpo Monastry and ancient market of Xigatse in the morning.Gyantse is small busting town steeped in historyand lying 264km southwest of Lhasa on the northern bank of Nyang chu river here we also visit Kumbum Chorten which was built around 1400 AD. Overnight at guest house
Day 06
Gyantse Lhasa (3,650m) - 261kms.Today we drive for 08 hrs drive to Lhasa crossing the Karo La Pass and climbs between two lofty mountains,Nozing Khang-Sa (7,223m) and Ralung 6236m. After passing Kamb La, Lhasa valley is seen to the north.You will also cross the Bramaputra river.Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07 - 08
In Lhasa, Today you will have sightseeing & excursions of the Potala Palace, The Jokhang temple,surrounding Barkhor market,Drepung monastery & Sera Monastery. Overnight at guest house.
Day 09
Lhasa Kathmandu: Today early in the morning after having breakfast we will take you to airport for departure to Kathmandu.
Day 10
Free Day In Kathmandu evening will take dinner with typical Nepali Culture.
Day 11
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward Destination.

The Trip cost will Vary Depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our website with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Cost Includes:

  • Airport Pick Up & Drop
  • Star Hotel in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast Basis 
  • Twin sharing accommodation at standard hotel during the tour ( on bed and breakfast basis )
  • Four Wheel drive (4500 or 2004 model Toyota) with Govt. license holder driver during the tour
  • Tibet Travel permits
  • English speaking guide during the tour
  • Monasteries entrance Fees
  • Lhasa city tours with all necessary entry permits
  • Airports pick up and transfer by Car or Van
  • Pick up by Car/van from Kodari boarder (Friendship Bridge) to Kathmandu

Cost Excludes:

  • Kathmandu - Lhasa Flight fare
  • Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Alcoholic beverages
  • Tibet / China Visa Fee
  • Nepal Visa and Nepal Re-entry visa
  • Travel insurance, Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Extra costs due to Landslides, road blockage and other such weather related problems