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Glimpse of Tibet Tour Explore the fantasies of Lhasa city with Glimpse of Tibet tour


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  • Guided tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa
  • An awesome flight over the mountains and Tibetan plateaus to Lhasa
  • Explore the beauty of Potala and Norbulingka palace.
  • Visit Jokhang temple, Bakor street, Drepung and Sera monastery.


Lhasa city, also known as the city of gods is the major attraction of the Glimpse of Tibet tour. This tour takes you to the forbidden land of Tibet. In fact, learn about the historical, cultural and architectural glory of Lhasa city through this tour. Lhasa city has remained untouched for a long time. Due to which it has been able to preserve its art, culture and initial glory flawless.

The artistic palaces in Lhasa like Potala Palace and Norbulingka palace are wonderful work of fine arts and interiors. The carvings, handwork’s and crafts craved in the walls, roofs, windows and pillars are excellent. The dramatic location Potala palace makes it a highlight of the Lhasa city. The grand palace stands tall in the Red hill dominating the skyline of the Lhasa city. Norbulingka palace is another grand palace of Dalai Lama which is marvelously illustrate with excellent art and craftworks.

Besides that, Lhasa is adorned with many other temples and monasteries. Jokhang temple is an oldest and holy temple. This temple is surrounded by the Barkor street. You can find many pilgrims moving around the temple which has its own religious importance. The Drepung and Sera monastery are other two must visit places of Lhasa that are includes in this tour too. These monasteries are also a beautiful presentation of fine art and craft. The color contrast of red, yellow and golden roofs makes the monasteries more charming. The peaceful environment around the monasteries is impressive. The monks dress in red are the successors of the unique Tibetan teachings and culture. Sera monasteries being the largest monasteries of the world preserves around ten thousand monks.

Therefore, Glimpse of Tibet Tour is a peaceful way of getting insights on unique Tibetan Buddhist art and culture. Travel back to time and help yourself find peace with the teachings of Lord Buddha.

Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Obtain Chinese visa and sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu
Day 04: First day of sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Day 05: Second day of sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Day 06:Flight from Lhasa to Kathmandu
Day 07: Farewel

Detail Itinerary

Land on the grounds of Nepal. A representative from Himal Eco Treks will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel for check in. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast included)

We will arrange for your Chinese Visa. Meanwhile, you can enjoy sightseeing tour to the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. You will be guided to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Explore the unique art, culture and history of Nepal in the UNESCO listed sites. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast included)

Fly to Lhasa. The flight above the towering Himalayas is an amazing experience that will give you a bird’s eye view of the mountains. Rise above the Himalayas and observe the beauty that lies in snow clad mountains. Upon your arrival at Gonggar airport, you will be welcomed by our Chinese crew who will pick you up and transfer you to a hotel in Lhasa for check in. Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa. (Breakfast included)

You will explore the magnificence of Lhasa city accompanied by your guide and an interpreter. Lhasa is culturally very rich and has many monasteries. The artistic works in the monasteries of the Lhasa is mind blowing. Amongst them is a well-preserved Sera Monastery. It looks spectacular with its white walls and golden roofs. You can see several hundred monks who study and live in this monastery. Next on list is Norbulingka, the palace of the Dalai Lama that is so grand and artistically phenomenon. Exploring the palace, we head to Jokhang Temple. It is the most sacred temple Tibet. The temple is surrounded by Barkor, the central market of Lhasa. The narrow pebbled streets in the Bakor makes you feel like it is a maze. Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa. (Breakfast included)

Today is a delightful day when you’ll visit the Potala Palace. Yes, Potala palace is the same palace that dominates the whole Lhasa city. It can be the first thing that you may have noticed in the city. The palace is astonishingly magnificent. It was constructed in the 17th century and features the Dalai Lama’s quarters and many vital chapels. Collecting the wonders of Potala palace, we head towards Drepung Monastery. Once, it used to be the largest monastery with around eleven thousand monks. Though the number has decreased to hundreds, the monastery still preserves its cultural importance and artistic magnificence. Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa. (Breakfast included)

Today, we take our flight to Lhasa. The flight over the pinnacles of great Himalayas! If you are unaware of the mountain flights then the flight to and from Lhasa is nothing more than that. Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, check in to the hotel. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu. (Breakfast included)

After seven days long companionship, it’s time to bid you a goodbye! Your guide will escort you to the airport for your journey ahead.

Service Includes

  • Our package is inclusive of all ground transport which includes airport transfers as well.
  • You will be assisted in acquiring visa to China.
  • Accommodation in three star hotel wherever available.
  • Tented camps or guesthouse wherever not available.
  • The package includes full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the tour
  • All the permit fees during the tour.
  • An experienced local guide.
  • Other government taxes and tourist service charges if any.
  • First aid kit

Service Excludes

Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.

  • Meals which are not specified in the itinerary.
  • International flights (flight from your place to Nepal)
  • Chinese visa fees.
  • Accommodation at a three star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry and re-entry visa fee.
  • Snacks, soft drinks and water during the trek.
  • Hot showers during the trek.
  • Your personal expenses for shopping, internet, telephone expenses, laundry and other recreational
  • Personal trekking equipment if any.
  • Tips to tour guide, porter or driver is not our responsibility. (Tip is subject to your judgment. Offering
  • tip is not a compulsion)
  • Travel insurance

Essential Infos

Regarding your visa and arrival

You can obtain Chinese visa on your own by submitting an application to Chinese Embassy/ Consulate General based on your State of residence. However, you may also apply for visa through us. Once you book your trip with us, we take care of the process regarding visa. We apply for your visa on your behalf. All we need is photocopy of your passport and photographs. Once your application is processed and approved, you need to pay the applicable visa fees. Upon your arrival, you will be picked up and escorted throughout the journey as per your itinerary.

Getting into Tibet

You can enter into Tibet via road or air. You can take a direct flight to Tibet or opt for a drive via Kodari border in Nepal.

Best time to visit

Any season would be best for a traveler depending upon the motive of travel. However, for any traveler who would like to have best views of Mt. Everest from the base camp, April to mid June and September to October would be the best time.


Accommodation in Lhasa would be in a three star category hotel. For rest of the places, expect very normal kind of food and accommodation.

Meals and drinking water

During your travel to Tibet, we provide meals i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner as per the itinerary. However, lunch and dinner while your stay in three star hotels is not included. The menus are limited therefore if you want to eat anything different then you should purchase it on your own.

Currency Exchange

The currency of Tibet is denominated as Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)

Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is highly recommended as it insures your risk against any kind of uncertainties during the travel.


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