Trip Itinerary & Travel Details
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
our tour guide will be awaiting for you at the airport or the train station and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa. Upon arrival, take rest for altitude acclimatization.
Day 2: Visit Jokhang Temple , Barkor Market Street and Potola Palace
After breakfast, visit the world's highest of the ancient castle architecture - the "pearl of the plateau," said Potala Palace, which was founded in the seventh century AD, from the Dalai Lama of Tibet has been a political and religious center, a collection of real physical store and the Dalai Lama's gold pagoda and a large number of valuable paintings, Thangka, Buddha, is a concentrated expression of Tibetan culture; the afternoon visit the Tubo Dynasty built the first temple period - Jokhang Temple, it enshrines the Princess Wen Cheng brought the 12-year-old life-sized Buddha image, the hearts of the Tibetan people the most sacred prayers of a statue of Buddha. Then strolls Lhasa most ancient street - -Barkor Market Street , here is mostly sells local and Nepalese, the Indian handicraft and the native products.
Day 3:From Lhasa to Gyantse and then to Shigatse
Travel from Lhasa to Gyantse monastery and stupa by crossing the Kamba la (4794m.) and the Karol la pass (5010m.) after which you will see the spectacular Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquiose Lake, and then to Shigatse. Stay overnight in Shigatse. Shigatse contains the huge Tashilhunpo Monastery, founded in 1447 by Gendun Drup, the First Dalai Lama. It is the traditional seat of the Panchen Lamas. In the 2nd week of the 5th lunar month (around June/July), Tashilhunpo Monastery is the scene of a 3-day festival and a huge thangka is displayed.
Day 4: Visit Tashilunpo Monastery at morning,And then drive to Zhang mu
Visit Tashilunpo Monastery in the morning, then drive to Zhangmu. Stay in Zhangmu overnight. This is the customs town and port of entry located in Nyalam County on the Nepal - Tibet border, just uphill and across the Bhote Kosi River from the Nepalese town of Kodari. At 2300 meters above sea level, Zhangmu has mild and humid subtropical climate, which is a rarity for Tibet.
Day 5: Travel from Zhangmu to the Friendship Bridge, where you enter Nepal,Your wonderful Tibet tour ends.