Tsetang Lhasa Cultural Tour

5 Days
Terms & Condition |How To Pay? |Enquiry
Tsetang Lhasa cultural tour is an easy discovery Tibet trip which explores around the southern Tibet and cultural heart of Tibet. Southern Tibet is demarcated by the lower Brahmaputra ( Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan ) valley, extending east from its confluence with the Kyi-chu as far as Kongpo on the borders of Powo and Pemako, where it turns through narrow gorges and flows southwest into India. The region includes the lateral valleys adjoining the Brahmaptura on both its north and south banks, and the valleys of its tributaries, which flow south through the Himalayas into east Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to converge with this great river in west Bengal or Assam. This vast region, revered as the cradle of Tibetan civilization.

The Tibet trip explores Yumbu Lhakang which is the first castle of Tibet and Samye monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet and continue Tibet trip towards Lhasa city. Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet and it is the cultural, religious, economic, and political center of Tibet. The Tibet trip explores around Lhasa, visiting the great Potala Palace which dates back to the 7th century and expended in the 17th century to the present size and Jokang temple which also dates back to the 7th century and it is the oldest and most sacred temple in Tibet. Tibet trip continues around Lhasa, visiting the two largest monasteries of Tibet including Drepung and Sera. In Sera monastery, you will witness the philosophical debate, done by Sera monastery's monks to get deeper knowledge of Tibetan Buddhism and philosophy.
DaysTrip OutlineDaily ActivityAccommodationGuide & DriverMeal
01Arrival in Lhasa airport and transfer to Tsetang (3600m/100km)Barhmaptura river-Yarlung valley-Visit Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk templeHotel in TsetangLocal TibetanBB
02Tsetang to Lhasa ( 3650m/160km)Visit Samye monastery-Kyichu valley and Kyichu river-Lhasa cityHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
03Lhasa sightseeing tourVisit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, BharkorHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
04Lhasa sightseeing tourPabongka, Chubsang nunnery, Sera monasteryHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
05Drive to Lhasa airport (3600m/45km)Last day of Tibet travel, Lhasa kyichu vallery-Lhasa airport

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program for Tibet tour
  • All entry fees of Tibet travel sightseeing
  • All necessary Tibet entry and road permits for Tibet travel
  • 1 English speaking local Tibetan travel guide
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • Oxygen in the Tibet tourist vehicle incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket for Tibet tour
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
  • China Tibet visa
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves
  • Day 01 Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 100Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the cradle city of Tsetang along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan and the greenery valley of Yarlong. Afternoon, drive to Yumbu Lhakang which is to the south east of Tsetang at the distance of 15 Km. Visit Yumbu Lhakang. YUMBU LHAKANG is the first Tibetan building, founded in 127 BC for their first King, Nyatri Tsenpo and it had been used as the palace by the respective Numbers of Tibetan Kings. Nowadays, the castle is transformed into a small chapel with a few monks. The chapel is dedicated to the statues of some of the most famous Tibetan kings including Sonagtsan Gampo. After the sightseeing to Yumbu Lhakang, we will drive back on the same valley down and visit Traduk temple on the way. Tranduk is one of the oldest temples built by king Songtsan Gampo in 7th century. Nowadays, it is a temple with many small chapels.

  • Day 02 Drive from Tsetang-Samye monastery-Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 160Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at 9Am and drive along the Yarlung Tsangpo river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushur bridge. On the way, we will visit Samye monastery. Samye is the first monastery of Tibet and it is the mother monastery of the Nyingmapa school or red hat sect. After lunch, we will drive to Lhasa.

  • Day 03 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 04 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 05 Drive to Gongkar airport and fly back.

Start DateEnd DateAvailabilityPriceBooking
No Date Available Yet

Note: Contact us if the departure dates doesn't suit you. We can also arrange you a personalized trek according to your convenience. For more details, Contact Us

Inclusive

  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program for Tibet tour
  • All entry fees of Tibet travel sightseeing
  • All necessary Tibet entry and road permits for Tibet travel
  • 1 English speaking local Tibetan travel guide
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • Oxygen in the Tibet tourist vehicle incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight ticket for Tibet tour
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
  • China Tibet visa
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by clients themselves

Add your review

Book Holiday Refer to friend