• Duration8 Days
  • DestinationChina
  • Group Size01-25
  • Age range04-75


Tibet, situated on the vast Tibetan plateau beyond the Himalayas, is a renowned tourist destination known for its distinct features and unique perspectives. It is the birthplace of Bon Po, a pre-Buddhist religion in Tibet, and has a trans-Himalayan terrain with scarce vegetation. Tibet also boasts ancient Chinese civilization and the existence of several ethnic groups. As a main trade route for centuries, the dry lands of Tibet offer a stunning view of the colossal Himalayas. Besides the desert land and dry fields, Tibet is an attractive place to witness the rich Buddhist culture, experience the trans-Himalayan lifestyle, and appreciate the Himalayan backdrops. The region features remarkable heritage and monuments, architectural masterpieces, a welcoming culture, hospitable Tibetan people, holy lakes, and stunning views of the Himalayas. These are compelling reasons why everyone should visit Tibet.

Highlights of Tibet

Potala Palace

Potala Palace, located in Lhasa Tibet, is a major attraction for visitors to Tibet. The palace boasts incredible architecture and artwork and is an ancient monastery, or dzong, that holds significant historical value for Tibet. Local beliefs hold that the palace is situated on the Red Ridge, one of three hills that protect Tibet. Standing tall at an elevation of 3,700 meters, the grand Potala Palace is a fantastic destination for those seeking to relax and immerse themselves in the tranquil practices of Gyatso Buddhism.

Samye Monastery

Samye Monastery, the oldest temple in Tibet, was constructed in the 8th century and is renowned for its tranquility and sacredness, attracting countless visitors from around the world. Known as the Temple of Unchanging Spontaneous Presence, the monastery, also called Gumpa, has played a significant part in the history of Tibet and China. The temple was built in accordance with Buddhist cosmology by a Mandala architect and is regarded as a masterpiece of Buddhist art and architecture, replete with Buddhist treasures. The monastery has become an essential feature of Tibetan tourism.. 

Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier

Yamdrok Lake is a huge and beautiful freshwater lake in Tibet that is considered sacred by the locals. According to their beliefs, if the lake were to dry up, Tibet would no longer be a livable place. It offers stunning scenery and is a popular destination for tourists. Another popular attraction in the area is Karola Glacier, a Himalayan glacier that is an important part of the ecosystem. The journey to the glacier also provides breathtaking views of Yamdrok Lake.

More highlights of Tibet Tour

  • Lhasa Sightseeing Tour; Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Drepung Monastery
  • Yarlung Valley Tour and Samye Monastery visit
  • Tsedang Sightseeing tour; Yumbulagang palace, Trandruk monastery
  • Gyantse Sightseeing tour; Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier
  • Pelkor Chode Monastery visit and Shigatse travel
  • Round overland road travel through the splendid Tibetan landscapes
  • Cultural and historical exploration of Tibet, and many more.

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Welcome to Lhasa- the land of the god

Upon your arrival in Lhasa, the driver will pick up you either from the Lhasa airport or the train station and drive to your hotel. You are advised to take plenty of rest for proper acclimatization as you are at an altitude of more than 4500 m.

  • 4 star Deluxe: Four Point Sheraton Hotel
  • 3655 m/ 12000 ft
  • Lhasa, Tibet

After breakfast at the hotel, your Tibet sightseeing will start. You will have a private vehicle and a professional city tour guide at your disposal.

Potala Palace: Well known as the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.

Jokhang Temple: It is listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage site in 2000, was built by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. This temple is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims. The statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve is placed inside the temple.

Drepung Monastery:

It is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. You can visit the biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy the Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.

  • 4 star Deluxe: Four Point Sheraton Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Lhasa, Tibet

After breakfast at the hotel, you will drive 290 km to visit Samye Monastery, then drive to Tsedang, the capital of Shannan Region, located in the Yarlung Valley.

Samye Monastery: It is the first temple built in Tibet and first completed with the Buddist Jewels of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. The historical temple is located in the area of the Shannan Region. With these unique features to boast, this temple has become the main attraction point for visitors from all around the world. 

  • 4 star Deluxe: Tsedang Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 3,100 m (10,200 ft)
  • Tsedang, Tibet

After leisurely breakfast, your sightseeing of Tsedang starts with a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. The following are the visiting points.

Yumbulakang Palace: Well known as the first palace of Tibetan history and among the oldest buildings in Tibet. Temple is located 12km southwest of Tsedang County. This palace (Castle) is divided into the front and rear sections. The front section boasts the 3-story building while the rear is dominated by a tall tower, like a watchtower of the castle, you have a panoramic view of the entire valley.

Trandruk Monastery: The monastery is landmarked at 5km south of Tsedang. It is one of the most primitive Buddhist monasteries in Tibet state. According to legend, the monastery was built after Songtsen Gampo turned into a roc and conquered an evil dragon. The name “trandruk” means roc conquering a dragon.

  • 4 star Deluxe: Tsedang Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 3,100 m (10,200 ft)
  • Tsedang, Tibet

Drive to Gyantse from Tsedang after breakfast. On the way, you will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and have a visit to the most beautiful lake in the region- Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier.

Yamdrok Lake: It is a freshwater lake in Tibet which stretches about 72 km long, nurtured by many small streams and surrounded by snow-covered mountains. Lake is famous as one of the 3 most sacred lakes in Tibet. According to myth, Yamdrok Lake is the transformation of a goddess.

Karola Glacier: The glacier rests at 5,560m above sea level, and with an area of 9.4 sq km, this magnificent glacier is observable from the highway which links Lhasa and Shigatse. The glacier has been divided into black and white layers due to smoke from motor vehicles, which gives a characteristic color

  • 4 star Deluxe: Gyantse Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 4,000 m (13,123 ft)
  • Gyantse, Tibet

After breakfast at the hotel, you will visit the Pelkor Monastery, then drive to Shigatse for overnight.

Pelkor Chode Monastery: Built-in 1418, Pelkor Chode Monastery is the principal monastery in Gyantse region. In 1904, the Gyangtse town and the Pelkor Chode Monastery were attacked by the British army, though most of the damage was restored, bullet holes from this attack can be seen till this day. 

  • 4 star Deluxe: Shigatse Gesar hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 3800 m/ 12468 ft
  • Shigastse, Tibet

In the morning, you will visit the home of Penchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery; you will get to see the well preserved largest statue of Jampa (future god) of the world. The monastery itself is an abiding place for the successive Penchen Lamas.

After these activities in Tibet is almost complete and you will drive back to Lhasa and transfer to the hotel. 

  • 4 star Deluxe: Four Point Sheraton Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Lhasa, Tibet

Last day in Tibet! Enjoy the Breakfast!

Our representatives will escort you to the Airport as per your flight time.

After the wonderful opportunity to organize this tour for you we wish you a safe and happy journey ahead.

  • Breakfast
  • 3655 m/ 12000 ft

Package Option

  • 3 Star
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • US$1199

What's included

  • Airport Transfers by a private vehicle.
  • 3-Star Hotel Accommodation with American meal plan( Bed and Breakfast) on a twin/ double sharing basis
  • All Overland transportation in Tourist bus/minibus transportation with experienced local driver during tour
  • City tour and Sightseeing with English speaking driver.
  • Professional guide and assistant as per necessity
  • Welcome or farewell dinner
  • Oxygen bottle provided during the trip
  • All admission and entrance fee of tourists sites listed in the itinerary
  • All necessary Tibet legal procedure related to Visa
  • All government taxes and official expenses
  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance/ Medical Insurance Policy
  • Lunch and Dinner 
  • Personal expenses for phone fill and drinks
  • Tips for the guides and driver
  • 5 Star
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • US$1400

What's included

  • Airport Pick Up and Drop in a Luxury private vehicle
  • 5-Star Hotel accommodation on a twin sharing basis
  • American plan: Bed and Breakfast
  • Private professional and well-experienced Guide and Assitant as per requirements
  • Luxury Private vehicle transportation for overland transportations
  • All necessary Tibet legal procedure related to Visa
  • All government taxes and official expenses
  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance/ Medical Insurance Policy 
  • Lunch and Dinner 
  • Personal expenses

Good to Know

1. Booking Procedure
Single traveler Surcharge/ Single Supplementary Charge
Relax Getaways offers this tour package with the hotel and accommodation service on a twin sharing basis. Travelers have to share their hotel rooms, however, single travelers can go for a single supplement with an additional charge.
Looking for a group or private trip
Private booking or group trips required at least 4 pax. Any odd pax has to pay a single supplementary charge.
Contact us if your group size is less than 4 and want a private group trip.
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Note: Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, Refund, and cancellation, and postpone policy of Relax Getaways has been temporarily amended. Any booking made in the year 2020 AD is allowed to claim a full refund. Refunds are not provided to any claims after the date of departure.
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4. Visa and Legal Entrance
The package does not include the visa service. You have to get the visa yourself. Visit the official website of Nepal Immigration for more information.
5. Termination of Contract due to Situation Beyond Control
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