The Lhasa Sightseeing Tours lets you experience the spiritual and breath-taking quintessence of the land in the most beautiful of ways. It highlights the Buddhist aspects of the tour and allows you to observe different sites that help you get insight into the religious and cultural aspects of the destinations. Tibet is the northern neighbor of Nepal and is known as “the Roof of the World”. Being one of the forbidden areas lying at the height of the Himalayas, it attracts numerous visitors every year. Tibet is a remarkable and a stunning place brimming with spiritual sites and religious destinations that are ornamented captivatingly. A greater part of Tibet’s landscape rests over 4000 meters and is bound by giant peaks on three of its sides. Adorned with beautiful landscapes and unique Tibetan terrain, it is a beguiling place to visit to experience its cultural quiddities. Apart from the traditional contexts, Tibet also has most of the world’s major river’s originations from its plateau and also possesses one of the deepest and the longest canyons in the world. Called the “Water Tower” of Asia, Tibet is a beautiful place to visit and the Lhasa Sightseeing Tour lets you undergo this experience like never before!
Lhasa Sightseeing Tours also lets you visit different cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. You will visit the holy Pashupatinath Temple, the Kathmandu Durbar Square, the pious Bouddhanath Stupa, and the Swayambhunath Stupa. At Lhasa, which has always remained a cultural, economic and political centre of Tibet, you will explore several monasteries. You will visit Norbulingka, also known as the Jewel Park, the Sera Monastery and the Jokhang Temple. Likewise, visiting the Potala and the Drepung Monastery are other highlights of the Tibet Sightseeing Tours. The visa and entry permit policy to get into Tibet from Nepal has different formalities, the completion of which lets you enter China first.
Escape Himalaya provides an excellent rendering of services to its customers and we make sure that our customers are getting the optimal context on their tours. The Lhasa Sightseeing Tours package is designed carefully, keeping the satisfaction of our customers in mind, and at the same time, the package also incorporates all of the beautiful natural and cultural quintessence of the destination in a relative amount of time. Come join us in this ravishing adventure where you can experience aesthetically pleasing magnificence of the mountains, alluring natural winsomeness of the cities and have a closer look at the culture, lifestyle and traditions of the people in the Lhasa Sightseeing Tours Package. We also have alternate packages for tours around Tibet, like our Lhasa to Kathmandu Tour that lets you explore the terrains travelling from Lhasa to the capital. You can also opt for a customizable itinerary to suit your convenience as well, should you require it. So come join us in this amazing adventure where you will get insight at the exotic cordialities of Tibet! You can also opt for our Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour as well.
- All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
- Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast at a 3 star category hotel in Kathmandu.
- All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as per itinerary
- Accommodation with breakfast at a 3 star category hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse
- Best available guesthouses with breakfast at Shegar, and Zhangmu
- Tibet travel permits and Chinese Visa fees
- Kathmandu to Lhasa flights in economic class
- Tibet Tourism Bureau (TTB) approved Tibetan guide including his salary, foods, accommodation, insurance etc
- All applicable taxes and service charges
- Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary”
- Travel insurance
- Nepal entry or re entry visa
- Personal shopping and laundry
- Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)
Day 01 Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu
As you arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport, you will be greeted by one of Escape Himalaya’s representatives. You will then be driven to your hotel where you can check in and relax as you have nothing else planned for the day. The representative will also explain the program further to you. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tours
This is the second day of Tibet Sightseeing Tours. You will excurse around different cultural heritage sites enlisted in the World Heritage Sites List by UNESCO. Visiting the Pashupatinath Temple, a sacred temple devoted to Lord Shiva, you would be encountering the pious environment of the temple and might even get a glimpse of the cremation ceremony of the Hindus in the bank of the holy Bagmati River. The Bouddhanath Stupa, the largest stupa on Earth, features an elaborative architectural integrity in the quiddity of the temple. The Kathmandu Durbar Square, where we can see speckled temple with its unique arts, is a marvelous reflection of Nepal’s monarchial days and posses within its premise the glory of medieval times. It also has the former Royal Palace, the Hanuman Dhoka, which was a central setting for government activities. The Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as “the Monkey Temple”, is situated at a hillock and presents a beautiful experience of visiting the temple in its natural serene surroundings. Also, you will need to get the Chinese Visa on this day. Overnight stay at the hotel, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 03 Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa
We will, on this day, fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa lying at the altitude of 3660m in Tibet, which presents wonderful views of the highest peaks like Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8536m) and several other Himalaya Ranges. As you land at the Gongar Airport, you will need to drive to Lhasa which takes approximately 2 hours. For the rest of the day, we will just relax. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 04 Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa
We will, on this day, experience sightseeing in Lhasa. We will explore around several monasteries accompanied by a veteran guide. We will make a trip to Norbulingka, the palace of the Dalai Lama, also named as Jewel Park and is generally crowded during public holidays and festival times. We will also visit the Sera Monastery founded by Tsong Khapa. “Sera” in the Tibetan language means “wild rose”. The name has been derived since the hills at the back of the monastery were full of wild roses when it was constructed. Then, we will move to the Jokhang Temple, enlisted in UNESCO's World Heritage list, which is an important pilgrimage set for Tibetan Pilgrims. Overnight stay at the Hotel, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 05 Second day sightseeing tour in Lhasa
We will explore around Lhasa today too. On this day, we will visit the Potala Palace which is the winter Palace of Dalai Lama. It is 3-storeyed and holds more than 1,000 rooms, and occupies above 13 hectares of total land. Likewise, we will visit the Drepung Monastery built in the 14th century as well. It is considered as the largest monastery in the world. Overnight stay at the Hotel, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
Day 06 Lhasa to Kathmandu
This is our last day in Lhasa. We will fly to Kathmandu from Lhasa on this day, carrying with us amazing memories of the trip. Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 07 Farewell
One of the representatives from Escape Himalaya will drop you off at the airport from where you will depart today.