Tour Code:HHST 002
Duration: 4 Nights/ 5 Days
Best Season: All year round
Entry/ Exit Point: Lhasa
Day 01 (Tue): Arrival Lhasa and acclimatization: Drive to the airport for the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. This one hour trans Himalayan flight will give you an opportunity to have an aerial view of Mt. Everest and other Himalayan Peaks. Upon arrival in Lhasa you will be transferred to the hotel. This day would be kept for your acclimatization. It is advisable to drink plenty of water and have a good sleep for next day’s program.
Day 02 (Wed): Lhasa sightseeing: Visit Potala Palace and Jokang Monastery today, then walk on the Barkhor Street surrounding Jokhang, a big free market with its prolific stalls for selling local specialties.
Day 03 (Thu): Lhasa Sightseeing: Visit Drepung Monastery for the whole morning, later after lunch, visit Sera monastery. We can do the Sera Kora walk of about 1 hr and then catch the famous debate session (if the debate session is in process) of the monks before returning back to Lhasa
Day 04 (Fri): Drive Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake & back to Lhasa
Today we drive to Yamdrok Lake for a visit. On the old road between Gyanste and Lhasa, dazzling Yamdrok lake can be seen from the summit of the Kamba-la (4794m). The lake lies several hundred meters below the road, and in clear weather is a fabulous shade of deep turquoise. Far in the distance is the huge massif of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang (7191m)
Day 05 (Sat): Final Departure: We make final departure to the airport/train station for your onward journey to the next destination / back home.
Service Includes: All necessary Tibet entry permits, Chinese group visa, Lhasa Gonggar airport pick-up and transfer, Escorted sightseeing in Lhasa with a Tibetan local English, Speaking tour guide, 3 star standard hotel accommodation in Lhasa, all entrance fees
Services Excludes: All arrangemets in Kathmandu, flight ticket Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu, Airport tax, medical/ travel insurance, any meals not specified in the itinerary, personal expences, tips to tour guide and driver, unexpected expences in the event of emergency evacuation & prices beyond our control.