Discover Tibet


Discover Tibet
  • Discover Tibet

Discover Tibet

 Tibet

10 days from £999 pp  Exc Int'l flight

This trip allows you to explore Tibet with Everest base camp. You will also explore Kathmandu city before finally depart.

At a Glance

  • Explore Tibetan culture
  • Explore famous monasteries
  • Enjoy amazing landscape
  • Enjoy Everest Base Camp
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This trip allows you to explore Tibet with Everest base camp. You will also explore Kathmandu city before finally depart.

Day 01 : Arrive at Lhasa

Day 02 : Lhasa Jokhang temple – Barkhore square- Sera monastery

Day 03 : Lhasa – Potala palace and Drepung monastery

Day 04 : Lhasa – Yamdrok-Tso Lake- Karola Glacier- Gyangtse-Shigatse (450Km)

Day 05 : Shigatse – Sakya monastery-New Tingri and Sheger fort (282Km)

Day 06 : Sheger – Everest base camp (115Km)

Day 07 : Everest base camp – Old Tingri -Zhangmu (310Km)

Day 08 : Cross the border

Day 09 : Kathmandu full day sightseeing

Day 10 : Departure or Nepal holidays extension

08 days Lhasa -Yamdro Lake – Karola glacier – Gyangtse – Shigatse – Sakya monastery – Everest base camp – Old Tingri – Nyalam town Zhangmu (Nepal border)

Day 01 : Arrive at Lhasa

Upon arrival at Lhasa airport or train station, to be met and transferred to your hotel / hostel in Lhasa. Afternoon have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight at Lhasa.

Day 02 : Lhasa Jokhang temple – Barkhore square- Sera monastery

Morning 9.00am visit Jokhang temple

Built in 7th century by the Tibetan King Songsten Gampo and it’s very holiest temple in Tibet After finished visit the Jokhang temple you can go for the khora it take half hrs.

Afternoon 03.00pm visit Sera monastery is the second largest monastery in Gelukpa sect (yellow hat sect.)

Buit in 1419 by the Sakya Yeshi, disciple of Tsongkhapa (founder of yellow hat sect)

After finished visit Sera monastery take rest and walk around the Lhasa city by yourself.

Day 03 : Lhasa – Potala palace and Drepung monastery

Morning or afternoon you can visit the Potala palace

Built in 7th century by Tibetan King songsten Gamp and later it’s become winter palace of The Dalai Lamas

After noon visit Drepung monastery is one of the largest monasteries in Gelukpa sect(Yellow hat sect)

Built in 1416 by the Jamyang Choje. Disciple of Tsongkhapa (founder of yellow hat sect)

Day 04 : Lhasa – Yamdrok-Tso Lake- Karola Glacier- Gyangtse-Shigatse (450Km)

Morning: cross Kambala pass (4700m) with spectacular views of Yamdrok-Tso lake (4441m) and Mt. Najin Kangtsangg (7191m).

The intense blue Yamdrok-Tso lake (scorpion lake) is one of the holy lakes in Tibet.

Stop Lunch at Nangartse Town (4400m)

After lunch, drive towards Gyantse through the Karola pass (5050m). here you can see the Karola glacier and Gyantse Dam. Gyantse (3980) is the third largest town in Tibet and it used to be the main trade center between India, Nepal and Bhutan.

Visit Kumbum stupa and Phelcho monastery and visit Gyantse fort.

Kumbum stupa, Phelcho monastery and the fort are one of the most impressive architectural achievements in Tibet. Kumbum stupa and the adherent fort were built in 1427, Phelcho monastery was built in 1418 by the 1st Panchen Lama.

After visiting Kumbum stupa, Phelcho monastery and the fort, we will drive to Shigatse. Shigatse (3840m) is the 2nd largest city in Tibet. It is called the Tsang region.

Day 05 : Shigatse – Sakya monastery-New Tingri and Sheger fort (282Km)

This morning visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery

Tashi Lhunpo monastery is one of the largest Gelugpa sect monasteries in the Tsang area.

It was built in 1447 by the 1st Dalai lama Genden Drup. The monastery later became the seat of the Pachen lamas.

After finished visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery you will drive over The Friendship highway. After a few hours, we will take the route to Sakya monastery. The immense, grey, thick-walled southern monastery is one of Tibet’s most impressive sights. When you have visited the monastery, you will drive back to the main road for about 25km and turn on The Friendship highway again. After about one hour you will reach Lhatse town, stop there for lunch and then pass on to the Gyatso la pass (5248m). Thereafter you will reach a small town from where you will have splendid views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhatse. From there you will reach Sheger and drive to Sheger fort. Sheger fort is a special, little visited place. Here you can also see Sheger monastery and then drive back to town. Here your tour guide will help you buy entrance tickets for Everest Base Camp.

Day 06 : Sheger – Everest base camp (115Km)

You should wake up early in the morning (around 7am) and drive to Everest Base Camp- After 5km there is one military check point, afterwards you will turn to Qomolama national preserve park –across the Gawola pass 5200m. From here you can watch the sun rise over the Himalayas ans Mt. Everest. Here you can take pictures and have a magnificent view on the four highest mountains in the Himalayan range. You will feel like you can touch the sky. When finished you will drive to a small village called Tashi Dzong. There we will have lunch and drive to Rongphu monastery. If you want, you can sleep in Tent Guest House. From here you will have the option of taking a small bus to Everest Base Camp or hike to Everest Base Camp.
When you come back from Base Camp you will have some spare time at the Tent Camp or Rongphu monastery where you will spend the night.

Day 07 : Everest base camp – Old Tingri -Zhangmu (310Km)

Morning: have a fantastic view of the roof of the world as you step out of your tent and have breakfast. After this, you will drive to the town of Old Tingri. Many tourist undertake the trek from Old Tingri to Everest base camp. This road is rough and on the way you can see some nomad and small villages. The scenery here is extremely beautiful.

After Lunch you will drive to the border town of Zhangmu. On the way you’ll pass through two passes: Nyalam and Thangla. On the last pass you have viewa of Mt. Shishapangma. Stop and have lunch at Nyalam town. After Nyalam you will drive through thick forest and you can see some waterfalls.

Arrive at Zhangmu and sleep here in one of the hotels or guest houses.

Day 08 : Cross the border

In the morning, when the border opens, you will cross the border with Nepal where you will leave Tibet. Our representative will meet you in Nepal border to transfer you to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, check into the hotel.

Day 09 : Kathmandu full day sightseeing

Today you will proceed for full day Kathmandu visiting Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Sywambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Day 10 : Departure or Nepal holidays extension

Today after breakfast you will have option for final departure or extension of Nepal holiday.

What's included

  • All arrival & departure transfers in Lhasa/Nepal
  • All travel permits required during this tour
  • Well maintained tourists’ vehicle throughout the tour
  • Local licensed Tibetan English speaking tour guide
  • Accommodation with breakfast in budget hotels
  • Border to Nepal transfer
  • 1 night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast in budget hotel

What's not included

  • International of domestic flights
  • Airport taxes
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Entrance fee to all the scenic spots
  • Tips to driver and tour guide
  • Single room supplement fee if you choose occupy a single room
  • Travel, personal and medical insurance
  • Nepal and China visa fees

One Review to “Discover Tibet”


  1. Rating: 5 / 5
    tj0nes123 Visited In September 2016 Fri, 2 Dec, 16

    “Nepal, Tibet & Myanmar”

    I have recently returned from a holiday in Nepal, Tibet and Myanmar. The overall experience was amazing. Whilst away on holiday I recommended Lumle to several people. The level of service with this company is incomparable. We were amazed to be called by Narayan 4 times whilst we were on holiday, checking to make sure that everything was OK. That’s what I call a special service. We were met at the airport and taken to our hotels and driven back when leaving. We had English speaking guides everywhere we went to. When we arrived at our hotel in Kathmandu we were given a large travel holdall which came in very handy after my suitcase got badly damaged. I came across Lumle Holidays by accident but I am so glad I did. I will definitely be booking with them again and would encourage anyone else to do so. A very BIG thumbs up to Lumle Travel and Narayan !!!!!!

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