10 Nights / 11 Days
Kathmandu - Zhangmu/ Nyalam- Xegar - Xigatse/Shigatse -Gyantse- Lhasa- Kathmandu
Begin your tour
Arrive into Kathmandu
Welcome to Vardhman's "Tibet Tour"!
On arrival in Kathmandu, you will will be met and transferred by Vardhman's representative to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
On the 2 of your toue proceed on a city tour of Kathmandu.
Visit places like Pasupati, Boudhanath,Patan, and
Pashupatinath: Pashupatinath is not only the holiest Hindu pilgrimage in Nepal but also one of the holiest destinations in the entire world. This temple that has been declared UNESCO Heritage site has been erected and razed to the ground numerous times. There are lingam images of Shiva along with statues and temples dedicated to other deities in the complex. Pashupatinath area is regarded as one of the most important places of pilgrimages for the followers of Hinduism in the entire world.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: It was the site of the ancient capital of Nepal. The traditional architecture of this place commands immediate attention. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces in its premises. Notable among these are the lion gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the golden gate and The Palace of 55 Windows. The statue of the King Bhupatindra Malla, in the act of worship, is placed on a column facing the palace. Of the various sculpture available in Nepal this is considered to be the most magnificent.
Patan Durbar Square: Situated in the very heart of the Patan city catches the fancy of tourists. The subtle design of this monument immediately attracts the attention of visitors. The square is scattered with number of ancient palaces, temples and shrines that are noted for their exquisiteness. The Patan Durbar Square consists of three main Chowk. These Chowk have been built in different eras. The three Chowk namely the Central Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk constitute the three entrances to the Durbar. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture; the royal bath called "Tushahity".
Proceed for the sight seeing to Kathmandu City and
Swayambhunath Stupa: One of the holiest Buddhist site in entire Nepal. The Stupa with golden spire is a 5th-century pagoda in Nepal. Typical of other monasteries, the Swayambhunath Stupa is adorned with fluttering prayer flags. This UNESCO Heritage site is situated on a hill that overlooks the Kathmandu valley and can be clearly seen from any part of Kathmandu on a clear weather day. In fact it can be safely adjudged as the most recognizable monument in entire Kathmandu. The golden top of the pagoda and the "Eyes of Buddha" that has been painted on it can be easily recognized from anywhere in Kathmandu.
Early morning drive Kodari(Nepal-Tibet Border) Tibet
Border through the beautiful Nepalese countryside and
start a short walk uphill. After completing immigration
and custom formalities drive up hill to Zhangmu (2,300m).
Cross Friendship Bridge into Tibet and drive to Zhangmu or
continue to Nyalam.
Upon arrival check into your hotel for an overnight stay.
Drive to Xegar, uphill to the highest plateau of the world
with typical view of the Tibetan landscape offering sheer
felling of standing on the roof of the world crossing over
NYALAM PASS(3,800m)and LALUNGL LA(5,050m), weather
permitting breathtaking panorama of beautiful Himalayan
ranges including MT EVEREST (8,848M)but dwarfed by the
vastness of the Tibetan plateau.
On the day 6 of your tour drive to Shigatse has the famous
Tashilunpo Monastery and the seat of Panchen Lama.
Upon arrival, check into your hotel.
Morning sightseeing to the PANCHEN LAMA's TASHILHUMPU
MONASTERYand the free market of Shigatse. In the afternoon
drive to Gyantse and visit Phalkor Monastery and Khumbum
Stupa. Check into your hotel for an overnight rest.
This morning after breakfast drive to Lhasa which takes 08
hours. Full day picturesque drive crossing over
KAROLA(5010m),KAMBALA (4794m), colorful YAMADROK LAKE and
the Tibetan lifeline river BRAHMA PUTRA (YARLUNG TSANGPO).
Upon arrival check into your hotel for an ovenight rest.
This morning after breakfast proceed for teh sightseeing
tour of Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama;
Drepung, the biggest monastic university of Tibet &
Nechung Monastery, temple of the State oracle of Tibet.
Two full day sight seeing tour of Lhasa including JOKHANG TEMPLE,BARKHOR BAZAAR, POTALA PALACE & SERA MONASTERIES.
roceed for the sightseeing tour of Lhasa.
Visit Jokhang temple, the central cathedral of Tibet; Barkhor bazaar, the bustling Lhasa market encircling the Jokhang Temple; Tibetan Medical Center & Norbulinka Palace; Potala Palace and Sear monasteries.
Early morning drive to Lhasa Gonggar airport to board
flight to Kathmandu with sweet and unforgettable memories
of "Tibet Tour" escorted by Vardhman Vacations.
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