Budget Tour to Tibet is a way of exploring Tibet with a group. 7 nights 8 days Tibet tour starts driving from Kathmandu, Nepal. This is the way of Budget Tour to Tibet ensures the lowest cost and safe traveling too. This is also a Group Joining Tibet Tour. Nyalam is the first-day entry to the first town of Tibet. After staying two nights at Nyalam at the altitude of 3750 meters, we continue to drive towards Lhasa. Before reaching Lhasa, we will have two overnights in historical cities- Shigatse and Gyantse. Spending nights at more than 3000 meters and passing through more than 5000m highest passes on the way makes your body acclimatized before reaching Lhasa. Every day around 5 to 7 hours of driving includes exploration of the main monuments on the way. Milarepa cave in Nyalam, Tashilapmo Monastery in Shigatse, Gyantse Zhong in Gyantse, and Yamdrok Lake on the way from Shigatse to Gyantse are highlights of the tour. Tibetan prayers flag decorative high passes over 5000 meters are photogenic with breathtaking panoramic Himalayan range. Plateau Landscape, typical villages of Tibetan settlements are passing through your driving every day.
Lhasa is the last step of the Budget Tour to Tibet. We stay and overview two full days in Lhasa. Your Tibetan guide leads you to Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang temple, and Barkhor square. On day eight, you are either to depart to China or fly back to Kathmandu. You also have the option to drive back to Kathmandu to a safe expensive flight fair of Lhasa Kathmandu.
Day 01:Drive Kathmandu to Kerung. (137 Km/ 8 Hours - 3750m) Overnight at Guest House
Day 02:Drive Kerung 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 Shigatse 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 Kerung. (137 Km/ 8 Hours - 3750m) Overnight at Guest House Start driving early morning from Kathmandu. It is a 113-kilometer drive to the Nepal-Tibet border. We will walk for 10 minutes until the friendship bridge. Finish both sides' customs formalities and reach Tibetan land. Tibetan guide and driver handle you and drive to Kerung.
Day 02Drive Kerung to Xegar (219 km/ 5 Hours - 4050m) Overnight at Guest House Start driving Xegar from Kerung. Xegar is the distant view of Mount Everest's Northside. Driving at altitude might feel less breathing air today and staying in a normal guest house make you feel cold.
Day 03Drive Shegar to Shigatse (226km/ 5 Hours - 3900m) Overnight at Hotel Drive to Shigatse today. Shigatse is the house of Tashilampo Monastery. The Tashilunpo Monastery was built in 1447 by Gendun Drup and used to be a house for more than 3000 monks of Tibet. Shigatse is also the second biggest city in Tibet. Walk around the new and old city of Shigatse.
Day 04Drive Shigatse to Gyantse (93 Km/ 2 Hours - 3950m) Overnight at Hotel Morning exploration of Tashilapmo monastery at top of Shigatse town. Start driving toward Gyantse. Today is short driving within a short time. Visit Pelkor Chode Monastery in Gyantse and transfer to Hotel. A late afternoon visit around Gyantse town is worth it.
Day 05Drive Gyantse to Lhasa via Yamdrok Lake (263km/ 6 Hours - 3650m) Overnight at Hotel Drive to the historical city Lhasa today. Passing through two high passes gives you breathtaking Himalayan views and views of Yamdrok Lake. The first pass is Karo La (5045m) and the second is Kamba La at 4794m. we stop at a view of Yamdrok lake and other spots to capture it in your cameras. Reach Lhasa by late afternoon and rest.
Day 06Lhasa sightseeing. Overnight at Hotel Visit the main monuments of Lhasa Today. Your Tibetan guide leads you to Sera Monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Barkhor square, 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 a much-awaited sightseeing tour today. Visit Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery with your Tibetan Guide. Potala Palace is the place of the Dalai Lama and a great wonder of architecture. Drepung monastery used to be the largest monastery in the world and it was the 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 at the International airport for your further flight either to mainland China or to Kathmandu. Or drive to the 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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