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Lhasa to Tsedang pilgrimage tour

Let’s discover the origin of Tibetan people and the source of Tibetan culture as well as Tibetan history. Yarlung region is quite different from others. You will find the first Buddhist monastery and royal palace.

  • 3*
  • Starting at: $ 1,000 USD
  • 10 days
  • Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor, Sera, Samye, Gyantse, Shigatse, Sakya, EBC

Day 1 Welcome to Lhasa

Group pick up at Airport and transfer to Lhasa. It takes around one hour and driving along Kyichu river.

Altitude: 3650m

From: Airport To: Lhasa city

Day 2 Around Lhasa

Morning visit Potala palace, the seat of the both religion and politics In Tibet. It was built in 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later Renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. Afternoon visit Sera Monastery 5km north of Lhasa city, it was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choejie, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect,Sera is one Of the three major monasteries of Yellow sect in Tibet.

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Day 3 Around Lhasa

Morning visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa, it was built in 1416 by Jamyang Choejie, a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Afternoon visit Summer palace of the Dalai Lamas,Jokhang temple and Barkhor market, this is the holiest Shrine in Tibet and houses a golden statue of the Buddha Shakyamuni which was brought to Tibet by Chinese princess
Wencheng.

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Day 4 Lhasa to Samye Monastery

Drive to Samye Monastery via Yarlung river, Dorjee Dark Monastery, Visit Samye Monastery built in eight Century by Tibetan King Tsesong Dertsen.

Altitude: 3550m

From: Lhasa To: Samye

Day 5 Samye to Gyantse

Drive to Gyantse via Karola (5050m), Gambala (4750m) and Yamdrok Lake (4340m). You can see Mt. Nyenchen Kangsang 7000m and Mt. Kula Gangri South of Yamdrok.

Altitude: 3900m

From: Samye To: Gyantse

Day 6 Gyantse to Sakya Monastery

We'll drive to Shigatse visit Sakya Monastery and Tashilunpo Monastery, which is seat of the successive Panchen Lamas. It takes 5 hours driving to Sakya Monastery.

Altitude: 4200m

From: Gyantse To: Shigatse

Day 7 Sakya to Everest

We will be driving from Sakya to Everest, crossing over the Pangla pass (5200m), and through the valley along the way to Rongbuk monastery. We'll visit World's highest Monastery and Everest Base Camp. It takes 6 hours driving.

Altitude: 4900m

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Day 8 Everest to Shigatse

We'll drive to Shigatse via Gyatso La pass (5200m). It takes 8 hours driving to Shigatse.

Altitude: 3950m

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Day 9 Shigatse to Lhasa

We'll drive to Lhasa along Yarlung Tsangpo. It takes 6 hours driving.

Altitude: 3650m

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Day 10 Depart from Lhasa

Drive to Airport and fly to your next destination. Your Tibet tour ends here.

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