Budget Tour to Tibet is way of exploring Tibet with group. 7 nights 8 days Tibet tour starts driving from Kathmandu, Nepal. This is the way of Budget Tour to Tibet ensure the lowest cost and safe travelling too. This is also a Group Joining Tibet Tour. Nyalam is the first day entry to first town of Tibet. After staying two nights at Nyalam at altitude of 3750 meter, we continue drive towards Lhasa. Before reaching Lhasa, we will have two overnights at historical cities- Shigatse and Gyantse. Spending nights at more than 3000 meter and passing through more than 5000m highest passes on the way make your body acclimatized before reaching Lhasa. Everyday around 5 to 7 hours driving includes exploration the main monuments on the way. Milereppa cave in Nyalam, Tashilapmo Monastery in Shigatse, Gyantse Zhong in Gyantse, Yamdrok Lake on the way from Shigatse to Gyantse are highlights of the tour. Tibetan prayers flags decorative high passes over 5000 meters are photogenic with breathtaking panoramic Himalayan range. Plateau Land scape, typical villages of Tibetan settlements are passing through your driving every day.
Lhasa is the last step of Budget Tour to Tibet. We stay and overview two full days in Lhasa. Your Tibetan guide leads you Potala palace, Sera monastery, Norbulinka palace, Jokhang temple and Barkhor square. On your day eight you are either depart to China or fly back to Kathmandu. You also have option to drive back Kathmandu to safe expensive flight fair of Lhasa Kathmandu.
Day 01:Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam. (137 Km/ 8 Hours - 3750m) Overnight at Guest House
Day 02:Drive Nyalam to Xegar (219 km/ 5 Hours - 4050m) Overnight at Guest House
Day 03:Drive Shegar to Shigatse (226km/ 5 Hours - 3900m) Overnight at Hotel
Day 04:Drive Shigartse to Gyantse (93 Km/ 2 Hours - 3950m) Overnight at Hotel
Day 05:Drive Gyantse to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake (263km/ 6 Hours - 3650m) Overnight at Hotel
Day 06:Lhasa sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel
Day 07:Lhasa Sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel
Day 08:Departure from Lhasa
Day 01Drive Kathmandu to Nyalam. (137 Km/ 8 Hours - 3750m) Overnight at Guest House Start driving early morning from Kathmandu. it is 113 kilometer drive till Nepal Tibet boarder. we will walk 10 minutes till friendship bridge. Finish both side custom formalities and reach at Tibetan land. Tibetan guide and driver handle you and drive to Nyalam.
Day 02Drive Nyalam to Xegar (219 km/ 5 Hours - 4050m) Overnight at Guest House Start driving Xegar from Nyalam. Beginning of the day visit Milereppa cave near Nyalam. Xegar is the distant view point of Mount Everest North side. Driving at altitude might feel less breathing air today and staying in normal guest house make you feel cold.
Day 03Drive Shegar to Shigatse (226km/ 5 Hours - 3900m) Overnight at Hotel Drive Shigatse today. Shigatse is the house of Tashilampo Monastery. The Tashilunpo Monastery was built in 1447 by Gendun Drup and used to be house for more than 3000 monks of Tibet. Shigatse is also second biggest cities of Tibet. Walk around new and old city of Shigatse.
Day 04Drive Shigartse to Gyantse (93 Km/ 2 Hours - 3950m) Overnight at Hotel Morning exploratoin of Tashilapmo monastery at top of Shigatse town. Start driving toward Gyantse. Today is short driving within short time. Visit Pelkor Chode Monastery in Gtantse and transfer to Hotel. Late afternoon visit around Gyantse town is worth.
Day 05Drive Gyantse to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake (263km/ 6 Hours - 3650m) Overnight at Hotel Drive historical city Lhasa today. Passing through two high passes gives you breataking Himalayan views and View of Yamdrok Lake. The first pass Karo La (5045m) and the second Kamba La at 4794m. we stop at view of Yamdrok lake and other spots to capturing it in your camera. Reach Lhasa by late afternoon and rest.
Day 06Lhasa sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel Visit main monuments of Lhasa Today. Your Tibetan guide leads you to Sera Monastery, Norbulinka Palace, Barkhor squire and Jokhang Temple. History of Tibet, Lifestyle and modern and pilgrimage old peoples of Tibet can feel visiting by places.
Day 07Lhasa Sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel we start on much awaited sightseeing tour today. Visit Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery with your Tibetan Guide. Potala palace is place of Dalai Lama and a great wonder of architecture. Drepung monatery used to be largest monastery in the world and it was house of more than 10,000 monks. still there are more than 1000 monks living.
Day 08Departure from Lhasa Final departure from Lhasa today. Drop to International airport for your further flight either to mainland China or to Kathmandu. Or drive to train station.
Trip insurance is important documents. Touch Kailash Travels and tours do not need your insurance policy for permit and visa confirmation. it is only for your secure and immergency. make sure your insurance cover travelling up to 5600 miter altitude and cover Emmergency rescue and Medical bills.
Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:
You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra
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