- Day 01 Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 100Km ) Hotel on B.B
You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the holy city of Lhasa along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan.
- Day 02 Sight seeing Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor. Hotel on B.B
After Breakfast, you will start from the hotel and drive towards Potala square. Leave the car behind and must be ready and take your challenge to climb more than hundred steps of the Potala Palance. The Potala Palace was originally built in the 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsan Gampo but the one to the present size was expended by the 5th Dalaia Lama. It has thirteen storey’s high with more than a thousand rooms and divided with White and Red Palace.
After the sightseeing of the Potala Palace, walk around the Potala Palace with pilgrimages and you can experience the ancient tradition of Tibetans, walking around Potala, praying matras. The Kora takes you around 40 minutes. It is also good to acclimatize to the high altitude.
After lunch, you will visit Jokang temple. Jokang temple is the oldest temple of Tibet which was built by King Songtsan Gampo in the 7th century and it is housed to the most sacred statue of Bhudha Shakyamuni brought from mainland China by the princess Wangchen of the Tang court. Walking around the Bharkor is another interesting thing during your tour in lhasa. You will meet many different people in Bharkor.
- Day 03 Sight seeing Lhasa, Pabongka, Chubsang nunnery and Sera monastery. Hotel on B.B
Drive to and explore Pabongka Monastery; hike downhill to Chupsang Nunnery; walk to Sera Monastery, where we have a picnic lunch; depending on availability, make your own prayer flag at Sera’s printing center and witness monks debate age-old scripts in the courtyard.
- Day 04 Lhasa - Ganden ( 4,500m ), Tridom Nunney (4325Mts ) House of Shambhala Tirdom on B.B
You will start your tour at around 9Am and drive along the Lhasa river dominated by beautiful Tibetan villages and flocks of yaks grazing on side mountain of Ganden monastery. After an hour drive, you will reach Ganden monastery. Ganden monastery is one of the six biggest Gelukpa monasteries and it is the mother monastery of the Yellow hat school.
You will continue to Tridom at the distance of 61Km with a very similar scenery including villages. At Tirdom, you can enjoy the most sacred natural hot spring bath and visit the Nunnery.
- Day 05 Tridom - Drigung Thil Monastery (4,150mts) – Lhasa,3650Mts/170Km Hotel on B.B
Today you will be driving to Digung Thil monastery at the distance of 10Km from Tirdom. Dhigung Thil monastery is the mother monestery of Dhigung Kagyupa sect and it has more than 600 years history. Nowadays, there are over hundred monks. We will drive back to Lhasa after the sightseeing.
- Day 06 Excursion to Namtso lake and back to Lhasa. Hotel on B.B
Today you will be driving to Lake Namtso , 250Km , takes you there 3.30 hrs. You will drive along the Qinghai Tibetan high way with a view of Nyenchen Thangla snow capped mountain. Explore the lake and Tashi Do hermitage with numerous caves that you can visit while walking around Tashi Do hermitages. Afternoon, drive back to Lhasa
- Day 07 Drive to Gongkar airport and fly back.