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Shigatse Tour is incredible classic tour will lead us through the ancient city of Lhasa. Shigatse also called XIgatse means “fertile land”. The area of the Shigatse is 1496 square miles and it is the 2nd largest city in Tibet. This wondrous city is generally regarded as the heart of Tibet and is filled with unparalleled history, culture, and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the skyline with its powerful and ancient architecture. The numerous temples and monasteries surrounding the city, such as the Jokhang and Drepung, allow travelers to experience Tibetan Buddhism first hand. Shigatse has a history going back more than 600 years and it is this ancient holy city that is the traditional seat of the Panchen Lama, one of the spiritual leaders in Tibet. The city is also the cultural, economic and political center of Tibet.
We make your travel comfortable in tourist vehicles; and our professional and informative guides will lead you through this amazing country of Tibet. Then we stop in small towns of Gyantse and Shigatse to get relax in these extraordinary towns and immerse yourself in the rich Buddhist culture.Transportation costs to and from Tibet
Chinese visa fees and passport fees
Lunch and dinner
Personal expenses (laundry, photography fees, souvenirs etc)
Tips to the driver and guide
Day 1 : Journey- Lhasa by Air/ Flight
You’ll be arriving in Lhasa by flight or either by trains. In Lhasa; you will be stay at the traditional Dhood Gu Hotel. It is so nice hotel and situated at the distance of ½-an hour far from the airport. And where your day will be spending with warmly by exploring sight-Seeing of Lhasa. Lhasa.
Day 2 : In Lhasa
Now your journey will be fit toward the Jokhang Temple. This temple is the most revered shrine in all of Tibet. Then after make you visit to Barkor city. It is a wonderful crowed city of Lhasa. After visit to Sera Monastery North of Lhasa and is home to several hundred monks. It is a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls and oldest temple of Tibet
Day 3 : In Lhasa
Your trip will be toward Potola Palace, the capital of city of Tibet. It is situated at height top with surrounding by no of Chortens, monastery, garden etc. The Potola palace used to stay by late 5th Dalia Lama. This truly amazing day will ended with a visit to the Drepung Monastery. Once the world's largest monastery, housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city.
Day 4 : Lhasa-Gyangtse then to Shigatse
Today you will have to cross two high passes stand with height 5000m Khambo La and Kharo La plus one beautiful Lake - Yamdrok Tso(lake) provide wondrous views of the Himalayan range. A colossal glacier rises nearly straight up from the road as we pass Kharo La. Then you will be drive through passing no of Tibetan valleys. When reach Gyantse, you will be feeling and experiencing expansive views of the of ancient Dzong and Kumbum and more wondrous Tibetan culture. The Kumbum is surrounded by numerous Tibetan murals and small chapel houses. After the visit to Gyangtse you will be drive to Shigatse for an hr. It is the 2nd largest city of the Tibet
Day 5 : Shigatse sightseeing then back to Lhasa
In Shigatse you visit to Tashilungpo Monastery, local carpet factory, the free market, It is very intriguing to see how ancient Tibetan culture compares to the modern day culture we will experience. There are endless amounts of sights, both modern and ancient, to see around this city. Then after back to Lhasa.
Day 6 : Flight from Lhasa to your next destination
Experience the wondrous sight of the Himalayas for one last time as we fly back to Katmandu.
Payment Terms & Methods :
* Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
* Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.
Cancellation & Refund Policy :
* Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
* Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
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