Tibet is an autonomous region of China. Open to tourists since 1985, it is a land of ancient mystery and fabled isolation. It is located at the highest elevation with most impressive natural beauty. Take a journey deep into the beauty of the "roof of the world". From colossal mountain ranges, arid, desolate high plains, stirring natural scenery and the opportunity to delve and explore authentic Tibetan culture and religion, Tibet has more to offer than you could possibly imagine.
Lhasa is the crown jewel of Tibet, its capital city that carries its own fame and mystique with the most famous attraction being the Potala Palace, which is the winter residency of the Dalai Lama. King Songsten Gombo constructed it in the 7th century. The other related palace of Norbulingka is the summer living quarters.
On the outskirts of Lhasa, three largest monasteries of Tibet stand stoic and silent against an arid desert landscape, they are the Sera, Drepung and Ganden. The Tibetan people believe that Tibet is the land of the living god in addition to where many great saints and scholars have studied and lived their lives in quiet meditation.
Tibet lhasa tour starts after you take an hour flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa which is more reminiscent to mountain flight. This flight will offer you the most spectacular mountain views of the beautiful mountain ranges.
This Tibet Lhasa tour with EBC: 07 Nights/ 08 Days fly in/ fly out package fits best for a family looking for a short yet interesting getaway from the regular life. Visit to the temples and monasteries and palaces will refresh you and gives you an opportunity to peek in the way of Tibetan living.
Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp is a journey to experience the beauty of Tibetan landscape and to understand the rich culture of its people. This 9-day adventure starts from Kathmandu followed by Nyalam, Dingri, Shegar then the base camp of the world’s highest peak, Mt. Everest followed by visits to Shigatse, Gyantse and finally to Lhasa.