-Lhasa arrival, transfer to hotel.
-Potala Palace ( which was originally constructed in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of the united Tibet, and later expanded and served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas as well as the religious-political nexus of traditional Tibet. )
-Jokhang Temple ( the center of the Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers where thousands of pilgrims come for worship everyday. )
-Drepung Monastery ( which was established in 1416AD and the second, third and fourth Dalai Lama once resided in. )
-Norbulingka Park ( the former Summer Palace of the Dalai Lamas.)
-Sera Monastery ( which was created in AD1419 and has always been an important Buddhist seminary.)
-Yamdrok Yumtso ( one of the three largest lakes of Tibet, lies about a hundred kilometers’ distance to the southwest of Lhasa, is within Langkamu county, with an area of 638 square kilometers and a coastal line of 250 kilometers. )
-Pelkor Chode Monastery ( the only one large building complex in Tibet that old monastery and stupas are completely preserved and characterized as a monument. )
Kumbum Stupa ( opens 8 doors, which are decorated with relief sculptures of lively flying dragons, running lions and walking elephants. It is a master-piece of the joint efforts of the Nepalese, Tibetan and Chinese. )
-Shalu Monastery ( where you could see the splendid ancient building complex in traditional Chinese and Tibetan style.)
-Shigatse (3880m, the traditional capital of the Tsang. )
-Tashilunpo Monastery of Gelug Sect ( the biggest Gelugpa monastery in the Tsang regions of Tibet, sprawls on the slope of Mt. Niser, south-west of Shigatse. Tashilhunpo is associated with the Gelugpa order and is one of the six great Gelugpa institutions along with Drepung, Sera and Ganden in Lhasa and Kumbum and Labrang in Amdo. )
Day06 Shigatse – Shegar New Paved Road,New Tingri,Tibet
-Sakya Monastery ( the centre of the Sakyapa Sect (White Earth Order). it is of typical Yuan Dynasty style resembling powder or cinnabar. It has over 10,000 volumes of Tibetan books on astronomy, medicine, calligraphy, and history. )
Day07 Shegar – Mt.Everest Base Camp – Rongbuk Mt.Everest from Rongbuk Monastery,Tibet
-Rongbuk Monastery ( the highest temple in the world.)
Mount Everest ( meaning “Goddess” in Tibetan is the highest mountain on earth with an altitude of 8, 848.13 meters. Its snow peak sends out silver radiance year after year. Its waist is hidden in the clouds.)
-The Base Camp ( the most popular trekking destination in Tibet and is an increasingly popular itinerary on a Land Cruiser trip to the border. )
Day08 Rongbuk – Zhangmu/Dram View of Shixiapangma,Tibet
-Zhangmu/Dram (2350 m) ( It borders Nepal to the south; Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge is only 10 more km.)
Day09 Depart Zhangmu to Nepal Friendship Bridge,border control between Tibet & Nepal
-Drive to the Friendship Bridge at border between China and Nepal and cross the border pass after custom formalities. Trip with us ends here. From Kodari onwards you can hire a taxi or bus to Kathmandu, which takes about 4hours.
Yunnan and Tibet, ancient tea horse road
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