Tibet Short Tour
Tibet short tour is one of the standard tours which take you all around through the ancient city of Lhasa which is identified as economic, cultural and political centre of Tibet. And, this amazing city is filled with matchless Tibetan history, Tibetan people, Tibetan culture, Tibetan living style and its beauty. The Potala Palace overlooks the skyline with its influential and prehistoric architecture.
Similarly, Lhasa city has several monasteries and temples all around which includes the Jokhang Temple and Drepung Monastery and lets visitors to experience actual Tibetan Buddhism. Jokhang Temple is regarded as the most sacred spot in Tibet and worshippers go to the temple from various areas of the Tibet. Also, you will visit Drepung Monastery which some time ago was considered as the world's biggest monastery where 10,000 monks accommodated. It hides in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Our tour begins with a spectacular flight across the Himalayan from Kathmandu to Lhasa and you will view the mighty Mt. Everest (8848m) and several other ranges of the peaks from the flight.
A visit to these antique temples and monasteries will offer you a sense of astonishment. Go for Tibet Short Tour with Visit Nepal-Tibet Trek and go around the ancient Lhasa city and experience a trouble-free culture tour in a vacation of short time.
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Tibet Short Tour
Day 01 Arrival in Lhasa
Day 02 Explore Lhasa
Day 03 Explore Lhasa
Day 04 Departure
Tibet Short Tour
Day 01: Arrival Lhasa (3,680m)
Upon your arrival at Lhasa, our Tibetan guide will welcome you either in airport or train station depending on you. After around an hour drive you will arrive to the Lhasa city and check into the Tibetan style hotel. You will have a free afternoon for resting and relaxing. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: In Lhasa
Today, in the morning, we will take an effortless visit to Jokhang Temple. This temple is the most valued shrine in Tibet and is always packed with religious worshippers. Also, we will go around the Barkhor Bazaar, the mid market of Lhasa having many numbers of people. As we drive little miles north of Lhasa, in the afternoon, we will arrive at Sera Monastery belonging to fifteenth century which has whitewashed walls and is covered with golden roofs. It is also home to numerous monks. The prominent debating activities go on frequently every day.
Day 03: In Lhasa
Today as well, you will make a tour to Lhasa and we will visit the Potala Palace, the most significant set to perceive in Lhasa. This fortress is Lhasa's fundamental milestone and has a wonderful eastern architecture. Since the 5th or 6th century it has been a fort and was formerly residence to the Dalai Lama. This really astonishing day will conclude with the visit to Drepung Monastery which was some time ago the world's biggest monastery where 10,000 monks accommodate. It lies veiled in rocky ridges just beyond the city.
Day 04: Departure
Our guide will transfer you to airport or train station for your further trip to Nepal or China.
TIBET SHORT TOUR CAN BE CUSTOMIZE AS PER REQUEST!
Trip Duration: 3 Nights/4 days
Country: China (TIbet)
Trip Start from: Lhasa
Trip Ends at: Lhasa
Trip Grade: Easy
Activities: Cultural and Historical Tour
Meals during Trip: Breakfast in City & all meals during Trekking
Accommodation during Trip: Hotels in Cities, Lodges/Guest Houses or Camping in Trek
Mode of Transportation: Private Comfortable Jeep/Car/van/Hiace/Tourist Bus or Flights
Trip Route: Lhasa- Lhasa
Clothing and equipments
Certain basic trekking equipment is essential on all routes we described in this site. Depending on the area and season, we will provide you with a comprehensive list of necessities. Here is some recommended Equipments List for trekking in Nepal.
Lightweight walking boots. If new one is being bought, “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
2. Track shoes
A pair of track shoes. To wear in the camp at night or when the boot is wet.
Warm jacket. Fiber fills or down should be adequate. This is especially necessary during winter from December to February. A rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho. Get the one that is guaranteed waterproof.
4. Shirt and Sweaters
Woolen shirts and thick sweaters. During winter months, December through February these items are essential. Thick sweaters can be purchased in Kathmandu. 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
A pair of lightweight/ heavy weight trousers. Jeans are unsuitable to wear on treks. Cheap loose cotton pants are available in Kathmandu. Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains in the morning and at night. Windproof/ waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
Thermal underwear. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months thermal underwear are quite invaluable.
A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent. 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
8. Sleeping Bag
As you do not carry it yourself this may be synthetic or down, but it must be 4 season. As most treks pass through a variety of climatic conditions, a long zip is a good idea. A cotton/fleece liner helps keep your sleeping bag clean. Good sleeping bags are expensive but can be rented easily in Kathmandu (Only for treks starting and finishing there)
9. Sun Hat, SunCream/Block & Lip Salve
Choose a high factor suncream (Factor 20 or stronger) to protect your skin against the sun at high altitude. A combination sunblock/lip salve is ideal for facial protection.
10. Personal First Aid Kit
You should have your own supply of plasters, aspirin, diarrhea tablets and also a comprehensive blister kit. (Please do not give medicines to local people without consulting the trek leader.)
11. Hat/ Glove/ Sandle/ Shocks/ Underwear
a) A woolen hat to wear in the morning and at night. During winter it is an essential item.
b) A sunhat and ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck.
b) A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best. c) 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
d) 4 pairs of thin and 4 pair of thick woolen socks.
e) Underwear” normal quantity and swimming costume, hankies.
Equipments and Accessories
a) Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking
b) Daypack: This is a small rucksack to carry personal requirement for the day e.g. toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc.
c) Water bottle.
d) Snow glasses and sunglasses
e) 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones.
f) 6 -10 smaller plastic bags to dispose garbage.
g) Wallet and /or money belt with compartment for coins.
h) Toiletries with large and small towels. Toilet paper can buy in Kathmandu and some villages in the mountains.
i) Small headlamp and/ or torch with spare batteries and bulbs
j) candles and lighter to burn toilet paper.
k) Snow gaiters essential during wither and all treks going over at other times.
l) An umbrella (optional), which is quite useful to as a sunshade and useful when it rains.
m) Reading materials, camera and film, game items (optional), note book, rubber band, pen and pencil, envelopes, a diary, a calendar, a pocket knife, binoculars (optional), a small pillow or headrest (optional). Thermoses (optional)- an inflatable sleeping mat, trekking map, adequate quantities of passport photograph
1) Tibetan English speaking tour guide
2) Accommodations in Good Hotels as available
3) Private vehicle for all transfer per the itinerary in Tibet
4) Private driver
5) All necessary Travel permit
6) Entrance tickets for all the sights per the itinerary
7) Petrol for the tour vehicle
SERVICE NOT INCLUDED
Lunch & dinner, drinks, snacks (You can easily explore on your own, 1-10 US$ per meal)
Tibet group visa, USD175 for US citizen, USD85 for other nationalities
Personal Nature expense like Laundry, IDD calls, etc
Bank Telex wire transfer processing fee
Tips for your guide and driver
Photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites
Insurance & emergency rescue charges, cancel or shortening down the tour by the bad weather, altitude sickness, or any political reasons refund won’t be entertain and all not mentioned above etc..
Duration: 4 days
Starts from: Lhasa
End at: Lhasa
Price: Contact us
Trip Type: Cultural and Historical Tour
Trip Region: Tibet
We had an absolutely amazing trip to Nepal and Tibet in September 2007. ...