Day 01: Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Lhasa.(3650mts/60km )
You will be warmly welcome by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the holy city of Lhasa along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as YarlungTsangpo in Tibetan and a giant stone carved Buddha with more than a thousand years history.
Gang Gyen Hotel
Day 02-03: Sightseeing tour in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera monasteries.
Day 04: Drive from Lhasa-Samye monastery-Tsetang.(3600mts/160km )
You will start your tour at 8Am and drive along the Lhasa river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushurbridge. You will leave your vehicle at Samye ferry and take a motor boat to Samye monastery by crossing the Bharmaputrariver which takes an hour to get to the other side river and then we will take monastery bus or truck to which takes half an hour to get to Samye monastery. After the Samye monastery sightseeing, you will have lunch in the monastery restaurant and then continue your journey back to ferry side and get to Tsetang after half an hour drive. We will directly drive to YumbuLhakang which is 30km outside of Tsetang town. Visit YumbuLhakang and Traduk temple on the way back.
Day 05: Drive from Tsetang to Gyangtse.(3950mts/360km )
You will start your tour at around 8.30Am from your hotel and then drive towards Gyangtse through 3 big mountain passes, Kampa La, Karo La, Simila respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdroklake and Karola glaciers.
Day 06: Drive from Gyangtse to Sakya via Shigatse. (4050mts/ 240km)
You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive towards Palchoe monastery for a few minutes. Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa. After the sightseeing, You will have your lunch and then continue your journey to Shigatse by passing one of the biggest farming land in Tibet where people grow barley, wheat, different kinds of vegetables. Visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery and then drive to Sakya.
Day 07: Drive from Sakya to Old Dingri (4350mts/200km)
Visit Sakya monastery, have lunch and then drive to old Dingri through two big mountain passes, Tsola 4500Mts/ Gyatso la 5220Mts and some beautiful villages and the first view of Mount Everest from the foot of Gyatso la pass.
Snow Leopare hotel
Day 08: Drive from Old Dingri to Dram, the Nepal Tibet border.( 2300km/188km )
You will start your tour at 8.30 Am and drive your last day along the friendship high way through Old Dingri. Old Dingri is one of the popular places to stop a night in order to view mount Everest for tourists especially for those who are unable to go to Mount Everest because of altitude problem. You will drive through Lalung la pass and Thongla pass which are over 5000Mts. From the top of those places, you will say final good bye to the beautiful Himalayan range including Shisha Bangma mountain which is also over 8000Mts and popular to the mountain climbers. Cross the border and reach Nepalsit. End the trip.