Pick up from the airport. About 1 hour drive to lhasa.
Check-in hotel and rest for the day. There will be a short talk from the organizers about the tour and information. Welcome dinner.
Sight seeing in Lhasa – Jhokhang and Sera
Morning we will visit the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism, attracts thousands and thousands of pilgrimage from all over Tibet and around the world, it was built by the great King Songten Gampo.
In the afternoon we visit one of biggest monasteries in Tibet, belongs to Gelugpa or yellow sect, Sera monastery which was built in the year of1419 by “chamchen Chojie” a disciple of Tsongkapa. Sera monastery is very famous in ‘Buddhism Scriptures Debating.
Sightseeing – Potala and Norling
In the morning we will visit Potala palace, served both as administrative centre and religious centre. In Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king “Songtsen Gampo” and later renovated by 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. In the afternoon we will visit Norlbu Lingka the summer palace of Dalai Lamas. Norbu Lingka is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was added as an extension of this Historic Ensemble in 2001. It was built by the 7th Dalai Lama and served both as administrative centre and religious centre. It is a unique representation of Tibetan palace architecture.
After breakfast we start the journey, head toward Shigatse which is the second largest city in Tibet. It’s also the home town of Banchen Lama.We will be visiting the famous Tashilumpo Monastery. On the way .
After breakfast we head toward Tingri and overnight in Tingri.
Tingri – Mount Everest
After breakfast we leave Tingri and head to Mount Everest, Today we drive to Mt. Everest and overnight here. While passing through you will see Himalaya range including peaks over 8000, Makalu, Lhotse, Everest, Gyachung and Cho Oyu. The first sight of the mighty Everest simply leaves you speechless. The best moments to watch Mt. Everest's are early morning and late evening (sun rise and sun set) when Everest is shining like a goddess in the sunglow.
Mount Everest - Sakya
After breakfast we drive direct to Sakya monastery and stay overnight at Sakya
Have early breakfast and then visit Sakya monastery, and then leave for Gyangtse. On the way if we are lucky we will see some wild animals.
Gyangtse - Lhasa
Right after breakfast we visit Gyangtse Kumbum Chorten(100,000 Buddha images stupa), the largest Chorten in Tibet then head to Lhasa and on the way to Lhasa. The Sienic from Gyangtse to Lhasa is breath taking, you will see the Yamdork yumtso (Lake) fabulous shade of deep turqouise, Glaciers , wild animals and birds. It is great place to take picture.
Do some shopping and wonder around Bhakor circle and enjoy the tea houses.
Lhasa Sightseeing - Jokhang and Potala palaceFarewell party in Lhasa