Day 01: Kathmandu-Lhasa
(3600m); fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa airport and driving 2 hours
to hotel. You will arrive to Lhasa and spend rest of the day for
acclimatization. O/n at Yak hotel or similar.
Day 02-04: Sightseeing in Lhasa
(3,600): full day sightseeing tour of Lhasa visiting Potala palace,
Jokhang Temple, Barkhor bazzar, Norbulingkha, Sera and Drepung
Monastery. O/n at yak hotel or similar.
Day 05: Drive Lhasa to Gyangtse
(3650m) 261 km, full day picturesque drive crossing over high
passes like Karola (5,010) and Kambala (4,794) via Yamdrok lake
(torquise lake) and the Tibetan lifeline river Yearling Tsangpo
(Brahma putra) - o/n at Gyangtse hotel.
Day 06: Drive Gyangtse to Shigatse
(3900m) 90 km, morning visit Phalcho and Kumbum monastery in Gyangtse.
After lunch drive to Shigatse. O/n at Shigatse hotel
Day 07: Drive Shigatse to Xegar,
240 km, it takes 7 hours driving, crossing over a highest pass
of Gyatso La (5,220m), and visit Sakya Monastery. Drive another
30km from the main road to Xegar.
Day 08: Drive Xegar to Zhangmu,
270 km, and cross over friendship bridge into Nepal side.