Tibetan Trails

Tibetan Trails

10 Days / 9 Nights

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• Lhasa • Potala Palace • Gyantse • Monasterie • Shigatse • Shegar • Mt Everest

Follow the trails of Tibet, one of the most remote, pristine, high-altitude regions in the world. Tibet's impressive scenery, complicated history and colourful monasteries will leave you mesmerised.

The best time to undertake this tour is between May and October. Access at other times of the year may be limited. You will reach altitudes of 4,500 metres.

Tibetan Trails map

Day 1: Lhasa After your arrival transfer take the day at leisure to acclimatise to high altitude (3,650 m).

Day 2: Lhasa Visits today include the iconic Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Circuit.

Day 3: Lhasa > Gyantse Visit Gyantse, the third largest town in Tibet; Yamdrok Lake; Gyantse Fortress; Palkhor Monastery; and 15th century Kumbum (stupa), housing a multitude of iconic statues.

Day 4: Gyantse > Shigatse Drive to Shigatse, a 600 year old town. A highlight today is Tashilunpo Monastery.

Day 5: Shegar Travel the Tsoula Pass (4,500 m) to see the Sakya Monastery.

Day 6: Shegar > Mt Everest Drive through the Himalayas with magnificent views of some of the world's highest peaks. Overnight Rongbuk Monastery.

Day 7: Mt Everest > Shigatse A stunning 8 hour drive through spectacular scenery.

Days 8 & 9: Shigatse > Lhasa Highlights over the next two days include Chagpo Ri, a series of over 5,000 etchings, dating to 7th century AD; Drepung Monastery, home to 7,700 monks; and Sera Monastery.

Day 10: Lhasa You will be transferred to Lhasa Airport.

• Tailor-made journey with local English speaking guides • 8 nights' accommodation in 3 star hotels • 1 night at Rongbuk Monastery (very basic) • Transfers and transport • Sightseeing and entrance fees • 8 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 2 dinners

Pricing (per person) $NZD

Type

Please enquire for 2022 dates and pricing

Departs

Daily

Booking conditions

• Accommodation in Rongbuk Monastery is very basic • Your booking includes a Tibetan Tourist Permit which is required for entrance to Tibet - we will require passport copies to issue this • Please note that Tibet is often closed during certain dates in February and March to foreign guests and Tibetan Tourist Permits are not available • Please enquire with us if you wish to travel during this time and we can confirm if you will be able to travel

Please refer to World Journeys terms & conditions.