Tibet Travel Itineraries
Traveling to Tibet is the adventure of a lifetime, and for any trip to Tibet, we have a wide range of tours available for you to join that cover almost every possible place in Tibet you could want to visit. Tibet travel itineraries tours range from four days to 15 days and take you from the delights of forbidden city Lhasa. Also to the mountains of Everest and Kailash, in the far west of the region.
All of our Tibet travel itineraries are designed to give you the best possible experience on your tour. And you will be traveling with one of our English-speaking professional guides and a professional driver. The Tibet Group Tours here have set departure dates that are guaranteed to leave on time, even if there is only one person booked on the tour. Our Small Group Tours also only have a maximum of ten people per tour, so you are not crowded into a large group.
Here are the top five selling Tibet group tour offer by Explore Tibet Tour Operator.
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An awesome four-day tour of the Tibetan capital is one of the best selling tours in Tibet. This amazing itinerary includes visits to some of the most attractive places like the Potala Palace, the former seat of government in Tibet and the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. The Jokhang Temple, an ancient temple built in the 7th century by the Tibetan Emperor, Songtsen Gampo and the most sacred temple in Tibet. And the monasteries of Sera and Drepung, two of the major monasteries of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism.
Explore the delights of the City of Sunshine, and walk the kora along Barkhor Street with Tibetan pilgrims. One of the most beautiful cities in the world and Lhasa is the world’s highest capital city. It is a special Tibet travel itineraries for tourists to experience the highlights of Tibetan culture.
It is the shortest Tibet tour offer by Tibet tour operator. But within this four-day tour of the forbidden City Lhasa, you can experience the authentic Tibetan culture and learn about the historical sites of Lhasa. There is no best time to travel to Lhasa because whenever you visit Lhasa. It will be the right time.
6 Days Cultural Experiences
If you are looking to experience the amazing and unique Tibetan culture, then there is no better tour than this 6-day excursion to the high-altitude plateau. As well as exploring the city of Lhasa, including visits to the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, you will get to head out of the capital to the western region once known as Tsang.
Outside the city, you will first pass by the spectacular Lake Yamdrok, one of the Three Great Holy Lakes of Tibet, and continue on to the city of Gyantse. Gyantse is the location of the Kumbum Stupa, a giant Chorten that stands 32 meters in height and contains 108 chapels, an auspicious number in Tibetan Buddhism.
Then it is on to Shigatse, Tibet’s second city, to explore the Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama, Tibet’s second highest Buddhist incarnation. You can even ride the train from Shigatse back to Lhasa, across the beautiful Tibetan plateau landscape.
One of the most popular tours in Tibet, this amazing tour takes you from the delights of Lhasa, after visiting the major attractions of the Tibetan capital, to the most popular attraction in Tibet. Among all the Tibet travel itineraries, it is the most adventurous tour we offer for regular tourists.
Mount Everest Base Camp is lying far out in the west, on the border with Nepal. Mount Everest is the world’s highest mountain at 8,848 meters above sea level. It is the dream destination of many mountaineers and adventurers.
The trip to the base camp takes you out through Gyantse and Shigatse, stopping to visit the Kumbum and the Tashilhunpo Monastery, before heading for the world’s highest Buddhist Monastery, Rongbuk. Lying at the foot of the Rongbuk Glacier, which extends down from the northern slopes of Mount Everest
Rongbuk Monastery is one of the best places to view Mount Everest. It is the best place to see the sunrise over the mountains. When the sun’s morning rays hit the eastern face of the mountain, turning the white snow a burnished orange color. Then you can choose to trek the 8km to the base camp or take a ride in the local vehicles. The base camp is set up all year round, but from March to November, the site also has tent guesthouses that you can stay in.
At 5,200 meters above sea level, Everest Base Camp is one of the highest points that you can travel to on the Tibetan plateau. Trekking around the base camp is an achievement in the life of many tourists because it is not everybody’s cup of tea.
For some, travel in South Asia does not end with a tour of Tibet, and if you want to continue on into Nepal, then this 8-day tour is perfect for you. The tour starts with the stunning sights of Lhasa, including the Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, and then takes you out onto the Friendship Highway, the long road that leads to Nepal. It is one of the most popular Tours in Tibet by traveling from Tibet to Nepal.
You will stop in Gyantse and Shigatse along the way, as well as visiting the spectacular Everest Base Camp and Rongbuk Monastery. Then you will travel further, stopping overnight in the small town of Gyirong, just 24 kilometers from the Sino-Nepal border.
In the morning, your guide will escort you to the border checkpoint at Gyirong Port, where you will exit China and cross over the Resuo Bridge, which spans the Trishuli River Gorge, and enters Nepal. After getting your visa, you can take a local bus, shuttle, or private car to the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, a six-hour drive.
One of the most stunning spiritual journeys in Tibet, this amazing tour takes you from the holy city of Lhasa, the center of the Tibetan civilization, to the foot of Mount Kailash, far in the west of Tibet, in the remote Ngari Prefecture.
The tour starts, as all tours do, with the exploration of the Tibetan capital, where you can visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, and the Gelug Monasteries of Sear and Drepung. Then you will head out of the city, passing Yamdrok-tso and heading through Gyantse to Shigatse. After visiting the Tashilhunpo Monastery, you will head on to Mount Everest Base Camp and the Rongbuk Monastery.
The main part of this tour is the trip to the northwest of Everest, to the small village of Darchen, which lies at the foot of the world’s most sacred mountain, Mount Kailash. Held to be sacred in four separate religions – Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Bon – this sacred mountain has never felt the tread of human feet, and climbing the mountain has been banned to keep it as a spiritual and sacred site of the religions.
However, the mountain does have one of the most spectacular trekking routes around it, known as the Kailash Kora trek, a route that is also used by Buddhist and Hindu pilgrims in order to attain merits for their journey towards enlightenment. A three-day trek around the mountain, this kora route is tough and arduous, with rough terrain and a steep climb up to the high-altitude pass at Dolma La. The pinnacle of trekking in Tibet, this tour is one of the best spiritual explorations of the Tibetan Buddhist land on the plateau.