Trek type : Hotel Trek Grade : Moderate (because of altitudes visited) Duration : 4 days Activities : Culture Tour & Camping Trek Best Time to go : April (last week), May, June, July, August, September Departure dates : Arrangement
Tibet remains one of the most interesting, remote and undeveloped parts of the world, situated at an average elevation of 5000m (16000 ft) above sea level. Its limited tourist facilities are now approaching a reasonable standard.
A trip to Tibet is not for the faint hearted, the travelling can be hard,adventurous and often unpredictable.
Due to Tibet's high altitude, travelling with a history of heart, lung or anemia problems should consult a doctor before considering a visit.
This trip offers a spectacular insight into the life and culture of these friendly people - from the ancient monasteries with chanting monks, to the tranquil shores of the Turquoise Lake Yamdrock coupled with the breathtaking Trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
Day 01 : Kathmandu to Lhasa. Fly over the highest mountains in the world to Gongar Airport (approx. 1 hr). Transfer to Lhasa (2 hr.). Rest of the day free for acclimatisation or visit local bazaar if time permits.
Day 02-03 : Lhasa. Sightseeing tour of Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Barkor Bazaar.
Days 04 : Lhasa to Kathmandu. Transfer to Gongar Airport and fly to Kathmandu.
Cost included :
Sightseeing tours by private minibus/coach with English speaking guide. Entrance fees of monasteries, accommodation for 3 nights with breakfast. Tibet visa fee and travel permit. Kathmandu/Lhasa /Kathmandu airfare.
Cost not included :Extra hotel expenses, single room supplement where requested, any personal expenses (bottled soft drinks, telephone charges, video/camera fees, etc.), domestic and international airfares, medical costs (except medical attention given by trek leader), rescue charges,, airport departure tax in KTM and LXA, Nepal re-entry visa and visa extension costs, meals other than breakfast.