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Tibet Tashi Delek Tour (7 Nights 8 Days)
Lhasa – Gyantse – Tsedhang – Yarlung – Kathmandu
 
 

Day 1 Fly to Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa in the morning taking one of the world's most scenic flights to Lhasa (3,650), flying across the Hindu Range and the valleys of three of Asia's greatest rivers, the Salween, the Mekong, and the Yangtze. Overnight at Lhasa.

Day 2 Lhasa
Visit the Potala Palace and explore the grandest of its myriad rooms; audience halls; and the immense, jeweled burial chortens of past Dalai Lamas; its chamber after chapel after shrine of statuary, frescoes, and paintings.
Overnight at Lhasa.

Day 3 Lhasa
Visit Tibet's holiest temple, the Jokhang. No place in Tibet attracts so many pilgrims. The Barkhor, Lhasa’s old market, circles the Jokhang. We may also visit Tibet's two greatest monasteries, Drepung and Sera. Drepung once housed 10,000 monks and Sera almost as many. Overnight at Lhasa.

 

 

Lhasa Biru

Day 4 Lhasa
Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse & sightseeing.
Drive to Gyantse (12,956 ft.), following the Lhasa River to the Tsangpo, the highest river in the world. Visit the Palkhor Chiode, a monastery complex in which each of the four major sects of Tibetan Buddhism had temples and small monasteries. Overnght at Gyantse.

Day 5 Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (12,792 ft.) & sightseeing
Its immense Tashilumpo monastery is the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. After a morning hike, visit the monastery complex, a rambling warren of chapels, shrines, and halls linked by alleyways and steep staircases. Visit the dark and evocative chanting hall and an adjacent kitchen where tremendous vats of Yak butter tea are kept bubbling. Overnight at Shigatse.

Day 6 Tsedhang
Drive to Tsedhang & sightseeing. Overnight at Tsedhang.

Day 7 Yarlung
Exploration of Yarlung valley. Overnight at Yarlung valley.

Day 8 Kathmandu
Early breakfast and transfer to the airport fly back to Kathmandu.

 
 
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