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Tibet is located on the highest plateau on Earth and it has a beautiful and wonderful territory. Tibet tour goes as an average altitude of over 4000 meters. It is nowadays the Southwest frontier of China. The Tibet borders have more than fifteen peaks above 7000 m. among which eleven are over 8000m. It is locked away in its mountain fastness of the Himalaya for a long. It has exercised a unique hold on the imagination of the West. Some parts of the Tibet is still unexplored where life has been able to withstand this influence. Power of thought, and life itself, overcoming the modern ravages of politics. Thus, Enjoy our best travel package in this wonderful land.

Tibet travel is, without a doubt, one of the most remarkable places to visit in Asia. Tibet tour offers fabulous monastery sights, breathtaking high-altitude treks. Stunning views of the world’s highest mountains, and one of the most likable peoples you will ever meet.

Between 1950 and 1970, the Chinese wrested control of the plateau. Drove the Tibetans’ spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, and some 100, 000 of Tibet’s finest into exile. Systematically dismantled most of the Tibetan cultural and historical heritage.  All in the name of revolution. Tour in Lhasa, however, remains the primary focus of Buddhist worship anywhere in the world. The places of Tibet tour to cast away any preconceptions. He or she may have and join in Tibet’s journey of discovery along the way at least for a while. They have restored all Monasteries across the country, along with limited religious freedoms. Your Tibet tour will take you past glittering mountain turquoise lakes and over high passes draped with prayer flags.

Tibet tour is a uniquely spiritual place

For many people, Tibet tour is a uniquely spiritual place. You will only find peaceful moments. The fleeting, and precious, when everything seems to be in its proper place. Therefore, They seem to come more frequently in Tibet, whether inspired by the devotion apparent in the face of a pilgrim or the dwarfing scale of a beautiful landscape. The country has its own unique cultures and traditions of the Tibetans Monpas, Lhopas, and also Moslems. You can get to know about their style of large exciting celebrations will keep you astonished.  In Tibet tour, we mostly travel and drive in the highpass with colorful flags beating endlessly against the stone cairns. Visiting the blue salt lakes of Namtso, you will travel an ancient trail alive with color, ritual, and history.

Tibet tour is entirely within and encompasses most of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau or the Plateau of Tibet, with an average altitude of over 4,500 meters above the sea level. It is known as The Roof of the World and The Third Pole of the Globe. Tibet is synonymous with devout religious practices, especially in Tibetan Buddhism and Bon. Most of the people here are  Tibetan, an ethnic group with bold and uninhibited characteristics.

They take beef, mutton, and dairy products as a staple food, which protects them from severe cold. Tibetan people grow crops under harsh climatic conditions. They produce lots of barley here as it is high altitude place. The popular Zumba and barleywine are made from it. Tibetan culture developed in Tibet tour, primarily isolated from the rest of the world. Human activities can be traced back to the late Paleolithic Period.

Tibet tour travel package

Tibet tour travel package is a journey on prosperous and beautiful land. Lies on the highest plateau on Earth called the Roof of the World. Tibet overland tour package is more exciting. crossing the high desert plateau. panoramic drives, visiting the cave, ancient monasteries.

We will see the incredible view of Mt. Everest and much other Himalayan range in the package. Despite modernization, Tibet overland tour presents the beauties of its past. After we go to see the most fascinating Gompas, antique markets, ever-smiling, and fun-loving Tibetans, and fantastic turquoise lakes. Discover ancient Buddhist culture. Overwhelming landscapes, exotic cities, hidden valleys. artistic monasteries, dominant inhabitant, and the rest.

The most of the Tibet tour package starts with a drive through beautiful scenery dominated by green meadows, river gorges, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and enchanting flora & fauna of the valleys of  Kerung  Lhatse and Xegar. We will also have a breathtaking panorama view of incredible Himalayan ranges, including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Xishapagma (8012m), and Mt. Everest.

You will encounter various magnificent destinations and significant attractions of Tibet’s most prosperous towns. A visit to the culturally attractive city of Lhasa. After that Tibet tour package goes to Gyantse and Shigatse Which is a remarkable feature of this overland tour in Tibet. There you will be visiting beautiful monasteries and other famous places like Tashilunpo and the Kumbum, rich in sculptures and murals. We have two days sightseeing in Lhasa (3600m), the spiritual and secular center of Tibet.

Tibet tour by Overland

Tibet tour indeed is a journey on very rich and beautiful land, located on the highest plateau on Earth called the Roof of the World. the adventure in Tibet travel is also more exciting crossing the high desert plateau, panoramic drives, visiting the cave, ancient monasteries, and an incredible view of Mt. Everest and many other Himalayan ranges. The Tibet tour presents the beauties of its past, the fascinating Gompas, ancient markets, ever-smiling, and fun-loving Tibetans, and amazing turquoise lakes. Furthermore, discover ancient Buddhist culture, overwhelming landscapes, exotic cities, hidden valleys, artistic monasteries, dominant inhabitant, and the rest.

During this travel package, we will drive through wonderful scenery dominated by green meadows, river gorges, snow-capped mountains, waterfalls, and enchanting flora & fauna of the valleys of Kerung and Latngang Nepal. We will have a breathtaking panorama view of incredible Himalayan ranges including Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m), Mt. Xishapagma (8012m), and Mt. Everest.  You will encounter various magnificent destinations and major attractions of Tibet’s most prosperous towns. Thus, a visit to the culturally attractive city of Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse is a remarkable feature of this overland tour in Tibet.

One can still see today nomads herding their yaks, pilgrims worshipping at sacred shrines & the expansive, striking & enduring Himalayan topography during the overland tour of Tibet. The comprehensive Tibet overland packaged tour is designed to fit all average level travelers and as much as possible comfort journey in high plain land.

Our Tibet tour starts from Kathmandu

Most of the tour to Tibet is staring from Tibet from  Kathmandu. After the scenic drive through the Kerung valley in the f0rest day. The Second day passes with fervor as you will drive tough to the high Tibetan levels where you will get to see the correct Tibetan scene. From the high levels, you can explore and snap the high mountains like Mt. Cho Oyu & Mt. Xishapagma.

After we will take an exhilarating drive to Rongbuk – 5000m and a mere 7km below Everest Base Camp. The perspective here is totally awesome! Rongbuk is unquestionably the most astounding religious community on the planet which was first implicit 1902 by the Nyingma Lama and initially housed more than 500 friars. Today, just something like 50 friars and nuns remains, imparting the same supplication to God corridor however to discrete homes. The nuns here are incredible fun and will be pleased to have you join their night petitions to God. The vivacious can make the 7km climb to Base Camp for a closer perspective of this heavenly mountain as well as you can rent a steed truck.

during the journey to Xigatse, In this way, you will discover a course to the Mt. Kailash. You will need to hold up for the morning touring and Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu cloister visit after which you will head to the Panchen Lama’s Tashilhumpu religious community and return to your inn to stay overnight. On the fifth day, you will drive a full day to traverse Karola, Kambala, and brilliant Yamdrok Lake and the Tibetan lifesaver stream Bramha Putra to the heavenly city of Lhasa.

Monastery tour in Tibet

Sera Monastery together with Ganden Monastery and Drepung Monastery in Lhasa are known as the Three Great. The Sera monastery was completed in 1419. The monastery is magnificent and covers an area of 114,946 square meters (28 acres). We will see the main buildings of the  Coqen Hall, Zhacang (college), and Kamcun (dormitory). There are some  Scriptures written in gold powder, fine statues, scent cloths are in these halls. Sera temple is designed around the Main Assembly Hall, which is the grandest hall of Sera, occupying a floor space of 1,000 square meters.

The four-storied hall has four chapels in which Arhats, Manjushri, Tsong Khapa, and Chenrezi are enshrined. This famous monastery in Tibet suffers severe damage in the 1959 revolt in Lhasa,. The monastery’s unique tradition and its philosophical curriculum has to attract hundreds of pupils each year and is presently recognized as one the largest and premier leading Buddhist monastic institutes in the world

Lhasa merits two full days of your consideration and visit. Here you will visit Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Potala Palace, Drepung & Sera Monasteries. Bear in mind to purchase something for your kin back home in the Lhasa roads. The eighth and the last day of your tour take you to the airfield for your takeoff flight once more to Kathmandu or another terminus as you have arranged.

Visit Lhasa and Potala palace are the main highlights in Tibet travel

Tibet tour package starts with probably the most dramatic flight in the world. From Kathmandu, you will travel in van/coach to Kodari (Tibet border 116 km) accompanied by our escort, and from Tibet border onwards, Tibetan crews will drive you to Lhasa. Tibet tour can be divided into three parts; the East, the South, and the North. The Eastern part is the forest region, which occupies around 25% of Tibet.

The Southern part is open grassland occupying almost half of Tibet. It is the main agricultural region occupying the rest of Tibet as well as containing all the major cities Lhasa. The central regions of  Gyantse, Shigatse, Gyatsa, and Tsedang. This area is also best for the cultural center of Tibet tour and Buddhism.

Spiritual traditions, temples and monasteries, lakes, and rivers.  You can enjoy the snow-clad peaks while driving in the isolated highland. We can experience by adventurous travelers who get the opportunity to visit this land. Despite untold ravages brought about during the Cultural Revolution, Tibet’s past grandeur, majesty, monuments, & mystery remains undiminished.

In our Tibet tour package, We will start by visiting many monasteries and sites, such as the Sera Monastery. The Norbulingka, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Visit the Jokhang Temple, a spiritual center of Tibetan, the spectacular Potala Palace, and the Drepung Monastery. Cross the highest passes as Khamba La, Karo La, and Gyatso La that proves to be the adventurous hiking. We will visit Gyantse Dzong and Gyantse Kumbum. Tibet Lhasa also offers the best view of Mt Everest from the north face and advanced base camp.

July to September is the best time for Tibet tour

You can travel from May to September it is the best time, Winter is very cold and snowing. The temperature varies sharply from the tropical grassland to the north plateau. The south is warm and rainy. The most rain falls from May to September. It is quite warm from June to August. The coldest months are from December to February, and crossing over the passes becomes almost impossible. Below given is a table of average temperature, rainfall, and sunshine hours in the Tibet overland trip. The weather is also cold, harsh, and dry. You will need enough warm clothes, tennis shoes, suntan cream, sunglasses, hats, scarves, lip guards, etc.

Tibet tour package can be such as to explore people lives in different parts of the world, to see beautiful places, to experience the historical monuments, to escape from regular life, and experience adventures. Tibet can be the destination that you are dreaming of and will make your dream come true.

Few reasons to visit Tibet

breathtaking Natural Wonders

While you are in Tibet tour, you will mostly travel an average altitude of over 4,000 meters, Tibet is the closest place from the paradise and formed with various natural wonders. While you are driving in this high plateau you will get the soaring snow-capped mountains, like Mount Everest – the world’s highest peak, Mount Kailash – the religious “center of the world”. Also here is the  Namjagbarwa Peak with an existence of over 700 million years, and so on. Other great attractions in Tibet are its holy lakes are also great, including Yamdrok Lake, Namtso Lake, Manasarovar Lake, Lhamo La-Tso, etc. Besides, you can explore the wild prairies, deep valleys, verdant forests, grand ice glaciers, rare animals, and other different scenery. Of course, the blue sky and white clouds will never absent.

Magnificent Palaces & Monasteries

When it comes to the outstanding architecture in Tibet tour, you must think of Potala Palace at once. Located highly above Lhasa city, Potala Palace makes full use of the hilly topography to create both majesty and harmonious integrity. Besides Potala Palace, Yumbulagang Place deserves your travel as well. It is a watchtower styled building situated in the hilltop of the southeast of Tsedang. Apart from pl

Hospitable Local Tibetans

The Tibetans people are one of the honest people, They are friendly, warm, and willing to help you. While you are in the Tibet tours you will meet many good  Tibetans people. The people here are extremely hospitable and friendly toward travelers, honest and sincere Tibetans will go the extra mile to treat their guests with a feast and give them a present before parting ways. If you will visit the homestay or your guide house, they make every effort to entertain their guests and make them feel at home. When visiting a Tibetan family, you feel as welcomed by old friends you haven’t seen for a very long time.

Tasty Tibetan Food

Tibetan people mostly eat the Tsampa, Tsampa is a traditional Tibetan Food favored by tourists. which is made of barley flour, which is the food on which generations of Tibetans have grown up. The locals eat this traditional dish with cheese of (female yak), butter tea, and, occasionally, sugar. The main meat they use is Yak meat is an essential ingredient of various Tibetan dishes. Momos (dumplings) and Tibetan pizzas are some popular dishes containing yak meat, while dried meat of yak is another local specialty. you can try some of the Mommoms, Thenthuk, a soup comprising noodles, yak meat, and vegetables,

 

Some Information and  facts about Tibet

Geography

Geographically Tibet can be divided into three parts; the East, the South, and the North.  When we go to the Eastern part of Tibet it has the forest region which occupies around 25% of Tibet. The Southern part is open grassland occupying almost half of Tibet. They have agricultural regions in the Central and Southen regions. Tibet as well as containing all the major cities Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Gyatsa, and Tsedang. This area also considers the cultural center of Tibet and Buddhism.

Climate

You can do the tour from mid-July through to the end of September is the best period.

The temperature varies sharply from the south grassland to the north plateau. The south is warm and rainy. Most rain falls from May to September. It is warm from June to August. The coldest months are from December to February and crossing over the passes becomes almost impossible.

During this package, the Hotels/guesthouses have basic facilities. Even a hotel in Lhasa may not meet your expectation. We always try to provide our clients with a twin room but it may not always be possible. Sometime, because of weather factor or road condition, we may not be able to bring you to the hotel of our contract or rooms may be already sold out due to delayed arrival and we may have to request you to adjust in whatever accommodation available at that moment. In Lhasa, Gyantse, and Xigatse, you can expect a twin room with an attached toilet/shower but other places; you will have to adjust with common restroom facilities.

Transportation

From Kathmandu,  Tibet tour starts by a van/coach to Kodari (Tibet border 116 km). Our guide is with you until the Tibet border onwards.  Tibetan crews will drive you all the way to Lhasa. In the event of landslides or road blockade for any reason, you need a service of porter to carry your luggage. you can hire another means of transport between the two landslides or for an onward journey. You need to spend some nominal amount of money.
During the change of vehicle in the border. We are requesting you to help yourself with your luggage.

Travel to Tibet from Nepal

the best and easy way to travel Tibet from Nepal is by taking a direct flight to Lhasa.  from Kathmandu, Nepal, by Air China or Sichuan Airlines every day. Airplanes take off around noon and need around 1:30 hours to cover the distance. The price for flight ticket depends on season and ranges between $300 and $500 for one way. So the average price is somewhat less than $400. Due to the time difference in Lhasa and Kathmandu although it is just a 1-hour flight you will land at the airport of the Tibetan capital between 3 pm and 4 pm. Another popular way is traveling by road and it is good also for altitude sickness. The friendship high way and route of Zhangmu and Nyalam is not operating these days so we take a route from Kodari.

Tour Guide

Tibetan guides are reported to have limited English. In the Tibet tour may not expect a fluent explanation about culture and religion or any other academic topics. He will serve more as a geographical guide and will be responsible for dealing with bureaucracies on the way. However, we will try our best to assign you the best guide available though.

Clothing and Packing list

The weather is cold, harsh, and dry. You will need enough warm clothes. here is some suggestion for packing.

Official Documents

Passport and Chinese Visa: Never forget your original passport and Chinese Visa with photocopy also.

Tibet Travel Permit: Be sure to get the Tibet travel permit, We will send it to you before you start the tour

Bank Cards and Enough Cash: Cash can be withdrawn everywhere in Lhasa.

Clothing

T-shirts

Sweaters

Hoodie, fleece, long sleeve jacket or windbreaker

Thick down jacket or insulated jacket: if you are traveling to Tibet winter during December, January and February it is very cold.

Windproof pants:

Underclothing

Rain jacket, raincoat, or poncho

Breathable socks: Prepare 4-5 pairs don’t forget to put warm and thick socks

Backpack: 35 to 50 Ltr

Sleeping bag ( if you are going to trekking and Kailash region).

Sleeping bag inner. ( would be good if you are traveling to Everest base camp or trekking to Kailash)

Toiletries:

Hand sanitizer
Lip balm for the dryness of the climate.
Sunscreen lotion
First Aid kid and medicine for common illness and High altitude sickness
Other toiletries you might need on a regular basis

flashlight with extra batteries.

Footwear

Comfortable trekking shoes
sneakers and tennis shoes

Breathable socks

Medical Kit

You can take some basic medications for your Tibet tour, you can get it in there also but quite hard due to the language barrier. you can put in your kit box some antibiotics like Ciprofloxacin. Bring the usual Panadol/Tylenol (ibuprofen) for headaches, colds, and flu and Loperamide or equivalent for diarrhea, as well as medicine for stings and insect bites. You can also get altitude tablets which are called Diamox. you can also bring some Multi-Vitamins.

 

Accommodations

All accommodation lodgings have been chosen for their standard of hygiene, the standard of service, location, and food quality. All accommodation is based on twin sharing basis, during your tour, we will use Hotel Flora or Snowland in Lhasa, Single supplement will be provided on request it cost US$ 120 Single Supplement Fee.

If clients want to use deluxe and best accommodations available we can upgrade the accommodation  on the tour as per your request, in Lhasa can use the budget to 5-star hotel available to upgrade the tour  please contact us

Food

Your Tibet tour package includes only breakfast. So, you may want to carry with you energy bars, dry foods like chocolates, cookies, etc to eat on the way. Restaurants in Lhasa, Gyantse, and Xigatse. You can have a choice of local, Chinese to Continental meals. the other places, you will find basic Tibetan foods.

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