Experience Tibet's unique culture and warm hospitality.
Explore the stunning Potala Palace.
Visit Tibet's oldest monastery at remote Tsetang.
View beautiful Lake Yamdrok-Tso.
Watch monks debating at Sera Monastery.
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Kathmandu.
Day 2 Kathmandu
Day 3 Kathmandu
Day 4 Tsetang
Day 5 Tsetang
Day 6 Gyantse
You drive to Gyantse today along the scenic Southern Friendship Highway. You'll reach a 5,000m pass which affords stunning views of the surrounding lakes. On arrival you'll visit Gyantse Monastery with your guide before wandering the traditional lanes of Gyantse's old town. An example of traditional Tibetan life and village architecture.
Day 7 Tingri
Day 8 Tingri
You have a long day today as you drive south across a combination of tarmac road and gravel track, with the Himalaya and Everest in front of you. Once at Rongbuk Monastery you will be able to walk up to the viewing point for a breathtaking vista of Everest itself.
Day 9 Shigatse
Day 10 Lhasa
You take the Northern Friendship Highway to Lhasa today, following the mighty Brahmaputra River for much of the journey, as well as the China-Lhasa-Shigatse railway, which is a magnificent feat of engineering.
Day 11 Lhasa
This morning your guide will take you to visit the sacred Jokhang Temple before continuing on to the monasteries of Drepung and Nechung. You will also visit the Dalai Lama's former Summer Palace.
Day 12 Lhasa
This morning your guide will take you to visit the stunning Potala Palace. Afterwards you drive out to Ganden Monastery, set on a mountain side and offering spectacular views. Here you can follow the pilgrims as they walk the Kora up the hills behind the monastery.
Day 13 Kathmandu
Day 14 International return flight
Kathmandu , International return flight
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