Shangri-La Tour of Tibet

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group
  • age requirement 5-79 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-15125
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
  • +5
  • Exploring the fascinating city of Lhasa, visit Potala Palace
  • See monks debate in Sera Monastery
  • Enjoy the sight of the Bramhaputra River
  • Visit Drepung Monastery, the Jokhang Temple, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery and the Kumbum Stupa
Visit the mystical Shangri-La, the land of yaks and snow, of monks, monasteries and stupas. Explore Buddhist monasteries, including Drepung and Sera. Take a trip to the Jokhang Temple as well as Tashi Lhunpo, Phalkor, Yungbulakang and Thandruk monasteries. Explore the Kumbum Stupa, a three-dimensional mandala that portrays the Buddhist cosmos.

Enjoy the panoramic views of the soaring peaks of Mount Everest, Cho Oyu and Shisapangma from the Roof of the World. Stroll through the ancient Bharkhor, an area of narrow streets and bustling markets, and explore Potala Palace, once the abode of the Dalai Lama.

Get the chance to observe the socio-cultural life of the Tibetan people. See the Rongbas with their yaks and the popular street performances being carried out in its towns and cities. See pilgrims as they circumambulate holy Buddhist sites. Learn more about this once forbidden kingdom, where people have still preserved centuries-old practices.
  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Kerung
  • Day 2: Drive to Tingri and Lhatse
  • Day 3: Drive to Xigatse (3900m)
  • Day 4: Drive to Gyantse (3950m)
  • Day 5: Drive to Lhasa (3650m)
  • Day 6: Tour Lhasa
  • Day 7: Lhasa sightseeing continues
  • Day 8: Departure from Lhasa
  • Airport transfers
  • Hotel accommodation on a twin-sharing basis
  • Daily breakfast
  • Private transportation by jeep/van as per the group size
  • Necessary travel permits to Tibet
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees to places mentioned in the itinerary
  • English-speaking Tibetan guide
  • All government and local taxes
OPTIONAL ADDONS (Available during check-out)
  • Visa
  • Lhasa - Kathmandu Flight
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses like beverages, bottled water and tips
  • A visa to Tibet
  • Natural and political disturbances and unforeseen circumstances
  • Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu or to your own destination
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10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


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Other Practical InformationNote: 1. The travellers booked any tours in Tibet are advised to arrive in Kathmandu 4 days prior the trip starts as the VISA to Tibet will take 3 working days and needs to submit 6 months valid original passport of a traveller. Tibet Visa and Permit Information All foreigners other than Chinese and Tibetan need to obtain Tibet travel permit to enter Tibet. Tibet visa called Tibet permit. It is also called invitation letter. It is issued by Tibet Tourism Bureau. Tourist / foreigners can not apply their Tibet travel permit themselves. Tibet tourism bureau only accept application from registered travel companies like Unique Adventure International Pvt. Ltd. Tibet visa or Tibet permit comes in paper, not in your passport. It is very important to know that Tibet permit and Chinese visa is different. You cannot enter Tibet just with Chinese visa. Before entering, you should obtain Tibet permit with the help of registered travel companies. Require document for Tibet Permit / Tibet Visa. 1. At least six month valid your passport copy. You can send us your passport front page by email. 2. Chinese visa copy by email (only for those travellers, who are entering Tibet from mainland China) 3. Have to fill up a form from Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu with your latest passport size of a picture. This is only case, if you are travelling from Nepal. (Unique Adventure International Pvt. Ltd. will assist with the logistic) It takes about one week time to get Tibet travel permit approval from Tibet tourism bureau. It might take longer than a week in peak season time. So applying your Tibet permit before 15 days is recommended. Special Note: Diplomat passport holders, Journalists, professional media photographers and government officials are not able to issue their Tibet permit through ordinary travel agencies. They are only able to get Tibet travelling permit under the arrangement of Foreign Affairs. We should know it earlier than applying your permit. Tibet permit and Visa cost: Other Nationalities: USD 85 per person American Nationality: USD 175 per person Romanian passport holder: USD 115 per person Canadian passport holder: USD 155 per person Brazilian Passport Holders : USD 165 per person COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • An average group size of maximum 8 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travelers safe.
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