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The "Fly In Drive Out Package Tibet" also encapsulates an exhilarating 08nights 09days journey that seamlessly combines the ease of air travel with the immersive experience of exploring Tibet's enchanting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. This meticulously also crafted itinerary designed to offer a blend of adventure, spiritual discovery, and breathtaking sights.

Day 1

It marks the arrival in Lhasa, the heart of Tibet, via a scenic flight, where travelers also greeted by the crisp mountain air and panoramic views. The day allows for acclimatization to the altitude, with leisure time to explore the city's bustling streets and get a taste of its vibrant culture.

Days 2-4

It revolve around uncovering Lhasa's treasures. The iconic Potala Palace also stands tall, a testament to Tibet's history and spirituality, with its intricate architecture and revered halls. Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street offer glimpses into local religious practices and bustling market life, allowing travelers to immerse themselves in Tibetan traditions.

Day 5

They embarks on a picturesque drive to Gyantse, also offering stunning vistas of the Tibetan Plateau. En route, the Yamdrok Lake's turquoise waters captivate, providing an idyllic backdrop for photography and reflection.

Days 6-7

We continue the expedition, with a visit to the Gyantse Kumbum, a marvel of artistry and spiritual significance. Travelers then proceed to Shigatse, Tibet's second-largest city, exploring the Tashilhunpo Monastery, an architectural wonder adorned with intricate murals and statues.

Day 8-9

The journey culminates on Days 8-9 as travelers head back to Lhasa via a scenic drive, savoring the final glimpses of Tibet's awe-inspiring landscapes. A farewell dinner also allows for reflection and camaraderie, celebrating the experiences shared and the bonds formed during this unforgettable exploration. Throughout the expedition, experienced guides provide invaluable insights into Tibetan culture, history, and spirituality, enriching the journey with their expertise. Accommodations also offer a blend of comfort and authenticity, allowing travelers to unwind after days filled with adventure and discovery.

Conclusion and Summary

The "Fly In Drive Out Package 08Nights 09Days Tibet" embodies a perfect balance of exploration and relaxation, showcasing the best of Tibet's cultural heritage and natural beauty. This itinerary promises an unforgettable journey, leaving travelers with cherished memories and a profound appreciation for Tibet's mystical allure.

Trip Highlights

  • Explore the iconic Potala Palace, former winter residence of the Dalai Lama, in Lhasa.
  • Visit the sacred Jokhang Temple and experience the bustling Barkhor Street.
  • Witness the unique debating monks at Sera Monastery.
  • Discover the vast Drepung Monastery, one of the largest in Tibet.
  • Experience the tranquility of Norbulingka Palace, the summer residence of the Dalai Lama.
  • Enjoy traditional Tibetan cuisine during a cultural dinner.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier en route to Shigatse.
  • Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama.
  • Journey through picturesque landscapes to Tingri, surrounded by snow-capped peaks.
  • Experience the highest monastery in the world at Rongbuk Monastery.
  • Witness the awe-inspiring view of Mount Everest from Rongbuk Monastery.
  • Discover the unique architecture of Sakya Monastery on the return journey to Shigatse.
  • Experience the cultural and historical significance of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.
  • Enjoy scenic drives through the Himalayas with photo stops along the way.
  • Stay overnight at Rongbuk Monastery guesthouse or tented accommodation.
  • Learn about Tibetan Buddhism and its rituals from knowledgeable guides.
  • Acclimatize to the high altitude and take necessary precautions for altitude sickness.
  • Experience the vibrant atmosphere of local markets and street vendors in Lhasa.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Tibet throughout the trip.
  • Depart with unforgettable memories of an enriching and adventurous journey through Tibet.


Day 01: Kathmandu to Gongkar Airport (3650m/11975ft) Lhasa.

Friendship World Trek representative will drop you to TIA for trip departure to Lhasa with your Tibet Permit and Visa papers by China Air about 70 minute fly over the Highest mountains Mt. Everest, Makalu and Mt. Kanchenjunga. Our Tibet representative will waiting for you to welcome reception at the Airport with request vehicle. After that you will be taking 60km to Lhasa City and assist you to check in at your hotel accommodation with BB Plan. Lhasa is situated on the north bank of Kyi-chu River and in the Tibetan language means “Place of the Gods”. Rest is important today as you acclimatize to the rarefied atmosphere of this high altitude city.

Day 02-03: Sightseeing in and Around Lhasa

Today the Tibetan English speaking guide will take you to visit Potala Palace, Ramoche Monastery and the Norbulingka. Potala Palace, the erstwhile home of the Dalai Lama, was built in 637 AD atop a single hill by the Tibetan king, Songtsen Gampo. Norbulingka, meaning the ‘Jewel Park’, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and covers an area of around 3,60,000 sq. m making it the largest man-made garden in Tibet. Your overnight accommodation with BB Plan will be at the same as previous day.

In the second day of Lhasa sightseeing, you will be taken to visit Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Market. The Sera Monastery, 5 km north of Lhasa, is one of Lhasa’s prettiest monasteries and once upon a time sheltered a community of more than 5,000 monks. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, houses, Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Sakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gampo. Your overnight accommodation with BB Plan will be at the same as previous day.

Day 04: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12957ft, 05-06hrs)

Today, after having breakfast your trip starts by drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3950m) about 260km distance and it takes about seven hours to reach in the destination. While driving you will cross the passes named Kamba La (4794m) and Karo La (5010m) in between these two high passes your trail passing a long drive along the beach of the beautiful and emerge Lake called Yamdrok-Tso with the view of its panorama attaching with some snowcapped mountains in the south. Your overnight accommodation with BB Plan will be set at the hotel/lodge in Gyantse.


Day 05: Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (3,900m/12792ft, 4hrs)

After having breakfast our guide will take you to visit Kumbum Stupa (Chorten) and Pelkor Chode Monastery at Gyantse then drive to Shigatse (Xigatse) at an altitude of 3900m. After 90km drive in about two hours you will reach Shigatse and visit one of the oldest Panchen Lamas’ Tashilumpho Monastery and accommodation with BB Plan in the Hotel at this town. Shigatse is second largest city in Tibet.

Day 06: Drive from Shigatse to Tingri (4348m/14268ft,05hrs)

From Shigatse you will be taken by drive to Tingri which takes 05 hrs.Hotel accommodation.

Day 07: Tingri to Kyirong (2000m/6562ft.)

Drive from Tingri to Kyirong (2000m/6562ft) takes around 05 hrs. Hotel accommodation.

Day 08: Kyirong to Kathmandu (1400m/4593ft.)

After the immigration formalities from China side, we will collect Nepal Visa from and drive to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.

Price Includes

Cost Includes:

  • Accommodation: Hotel accommodations throughout the trip as specified in the itinerary.
  • Transportation: Airport transfers, transportation by private vehicle during sightseeing tours, and all road transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Meals: Daily breakfast at the hotel. Some packages may include additional meals such as welcome dinners or cultural dinners.
  • Sightseeing: Entrance fees to all attractions and monuments mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide Services: English-speaking local guide for sightseeing tours.
  • Permits: Tibet Travel Permit and other necessary permits required for travel in Tibet.
  • Taxes and Service Charges: All applicable taxes and service charges related to accommodations and transportation.

Price Excludes

  • International Flights: Airfare to and from your home country to Tibet.
  • Visa Fees: Visa fees for entering China and Tibet (if applicable).
  • Travel Insurance: Personal travel insurance covering medical expenses, trip cancellation, and other unforeseen circumstances.
  • Meals: Lunches and dinners (except where specified in the itinerary) and any additional snacks or beverages.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a personal nature such as laundry, phone calls, internet usage, and souvenirs.
  • Tips: Tips for guides, drivers, and hotel staff are not usually included in the package cost and are at your discretion.
  • Optional Activities: Any optional activities or excursions not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Additional Permits: Additional permits required for certain restricted areas or activities not included in the standard package.
  • Medical Expenses: Any medical expenses incurred during the trip, including medications for altitude sickness.
  • Excess Baggage Fees: Fees for excess baggage during flights or transportation.
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