Day 1 Arrival and Transfer to Hotel in Kathmandu (1,350m).
You will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our team representatives will welcome you at the airport, and take you to the hotel. In the evening you will explore the bustling streets of Thamel, and end your day with delicious welcome dinner.
Day 2 Rest, sightseeing, preparation, assignment and briefing.
Today you will visit numerous UNESCO World Heritage, sites along with that you will also prepare for your trip. Later, in the day, you will meet with your guide. He will brief you about the trip, and help you in arranging the gears
Day 3 Kathmandu to Lhasa Flight and Transfer to Hotel (3,650m).
After a quick breakfast, you will go to the airport and fly to Lhasa. At Lhasa airport, one of our team delegates will pick you and move you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to relax and explore around on your own.
Day 4 Sightseeing in and Around Lhasa.
It is a sightseeing day in Lhasa. You will visit the famous Potala Palace built in 637 AD by King Songtsen Gampo. It is the former home of the Dalai Lama on top of a single hill. From here, you will visit Ramoche Monastery and then to Norbulingka. Norbulingka is the summer palace of Dalai Lama. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the largest man-made garden in Tibet.
Day 5 Sightseeing in and Around Lhasa.
This day is also dedicated to sightseeing in Lhasa. After a delicious breakfast, you will drive 5 km north of Lhasa to visit the most beautiful monastery of Lhasa, Sera Monastery. Back in time, this monastery used to be a shelter for more than 5,000 monks. Further, you will visit Jokhang Monastery. Here, you will see the golden relic of Sakyamuni Buddha, gifted by Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo. Later, in the day, you will explore Barkhor Market and end your day doing shopping.
Day 6 Lhasa to Kathmandu Fly Back.
After a quick breakfast you will drive to the airport and fly back to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to explore around.
Day 7 Kathmandu Sightseeing
If you missed some places last time then you can visit it today. You can enjoy delicious food in numerous restaurants available in Thamel. Later, in the day, you can visit nearby market and do shopping.
Day 8 Kathmandu to Your Port of Destination.
As as per your flight departure time, one of our team members will take you to the International Airport. He will drop you at the terminal gate, and say you our last goodbye.