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Tibet Highlights Tour

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Product Code : AGORA787

Explore the enchanting beauty and rich culture of Tibet on our "Tibet Highlights Tour." Begin in Lhasa, where you'll acclimatize and visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. Journey to sacred monasteries, including Drepung and Sera, and witness passionate monk debates. Marvel at the turquoise waters of Yamdrok Lake and the grandeur of Karola Glacier. Delve into Tibetan history in Gyantse, then continue to Shigatse to visit Tashilhunpo Monastery. Experience the awe-inspiring Everest Base Camp and return to Lhasa for departure. This tour is a captivating blend of natural wonders and spiritual discoveries in Tibet.

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa, acclimatization day

Upon your arrival in Lhasa, you will have a day to acclimate to the high altitude. Rest and take it easy to allow your body to adjust. It is important to drink plenty of water and avoid strenuous activities.


Day 2: Explore Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street

Embark on a cultural exploration of Lhasa's iconic landmarks. Begin your day at the magnificent Potala Palace, an architectural wonder that served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas. Continue to the sacred Jokhang Temple, a significant pilgrimage site, and immerse yourself in its spiritual ambiance. Afterwards, wander through the bustling Barkhor Street, a vibrant marketplace offering a glimpse into local Tibetan culture.


Day 3: Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

Delve deeper into Tibetan Buddhism as you visit two prominent monasteries. Start at Drepung Monastery, once the largest monastic institution in the world and an important center of learning. Explore its vast courtyards, chapels, and assembly halls. Next, visit Sera Monastery, known for its famous debates among the monks. Observe the passionate debates and soak in the serene atmosphere of this sacred place.


Day 4: Journey to Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier

Embark on a scenic drive to Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet's most stunning lakes. Marvel at the crystal-clear turquoise waters surrounded by snow-capped mountains. Enjoy the breathtaking views and take memorable photographs. Continue your journey to Karola Glacier, where you can witness the magnificent glacier up close and appreciate the raw beauty of the Himalayan landscape.


Day 5: Drive to Gyantse, visit Pelkor Chode Monastery and Kumbum Stupa

Today, drive to Gyantse, a historic town known for its rich cultural heritage. Explore the Pelkor Chode Monastery, a unique complex that houses different sects of Tibetan Buddhism. Admire the mesmerizing architecture and intricate artwork. Don't miss the famous Kumbum Stupa, a multi-tiered structure adorned with countless Buddha images, offering a spiritual and artistic masterpiece.


Day 6: Continue to Shigatse, visit Tashilhunpo Monastery

Continue your journey to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet. Visit the revered Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama. Explore the monastery's grand halls, chapels, and the impressive Maitreya Buddha statue. Immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere and learn about the rich history and spiritual significance of this sacred place.


Day 7: Drive to Sakya Monastery and then to Tingri

Embark on a scenic drive to Sakya Monastery, known for its unique architectural style and vibrant murals. Explore the monastery's various halls and immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage. Afterward, continue your journey to Tingri, a small town surrounded by breathtaking mountain vistas. Enjoy the tranquility of the Tibetan plateau and soak in the natural beauty of the surroundings.


Day 8: Reach Everest Base Camp, admire the stunning views

Today's highlight is the journey to Everest Base Camp. Travel through rugged terrains and witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas. Upon reaching Everest Base Camp, take in the breathtaking views of Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. Marvel at its majestic presence and capture unforgettable memories of this extraordinary experience.


Day 9: Return to Shigatse and explore the local markets

Bid farewell to Everest Base Camp and make your way back to Shigatse. Take the opportunity to explore the local markets, where you can browse for unique Tibetan crafts, souvenirs, and traditional artifacts. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and interact with the friendly locals to get a deeper understanding of their daily lives.


Day 10: Return to Lhasa and departure

Today, you will return to Lhasa, marking the end of your Tibet Highlights Tour. Enjoy the scenic drive back, savoring the picturesque landscapes along the way. Upon arrival in Lhasa, you will be transferred to the airport or train station for your departure. Take with you the cherished memories of your journey through the cultural and natural wonders of Tibet.

- Accommodation: Stay in comfortable and well-located hotels throughout the tour.

- Transportation: All transfers and transportation within Tibet are included, including airport transfers and private vehicles for sightseeing.

- English-Speaking Guide: Enjoy the services of an experienced English-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour, providing insights and information about the destinations.

- Sightseeing: Visit the major attractions and landmarks in Lhasa, including the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. Explore renowned monasteries like Drepung, Sera, Pelkor Chode, and Tashilhunpo. Admire the natural beauty of Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, and Everest Base Camp.

- Permits and Entrance Fees: All necessary permits for Tibet, as well as entrance fees to the attractions mentioned in the itinerary, are included.

- Meals: Daily breakfast is included. Some lunches and dinners may be included as specified in the itinerary.

- International Flights: The cost of international flights to and from Tibet is not included.

- Visa Fees: Any fees associated with obtaining the necessary visa for Tibet are not included.

- Travel Insurance: It is recommended to have travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances or medical emergencies during the tour.

- Meals and Personal Expenses: Except for the specified meals, all other meals and personal expenses, such as additional snacks, drinks, souvenirs, and gratuities, are not included.

- Optional Activities: Any optional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary are not included.

- Additional Transportation: Any transportation required outside of the specified tour itinerary is not included.