Tibet to Kathmandu Tour Overview
Tibet to Kathmandu Tour - 6 Days will take you to the two big cities of Tibet, Lhasa, and Shigatse. Experience the amazing landscapes, majestic monasteries, and unique culture of Tibet. The art, culture, and old temples which age back many centuries give you a chance to know the Buddhist culture in-depth. We begin the trip from Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet. Lhasa means the place of Gods and as the name suggests it is filled with many places of religious and cultural values. Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple, and Drepung monastery are some religious sites in Lhasa.
The main attraction of Lhasa is the Potala palace located on top of Marpo Ri, the Red Hill. It is one of the World Heritage sites built in the 17th century. Other places in Lhasa include the Norbulingka palace known as the summer home for Dalai Lamas until the 14th Dalai Lama's exile. Besides its historical places, Lhasa also offers the best view of the mountains like Mt. Shishapangma (8,013m/26,289 ft.), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m/26,906 ft.), and Mt. Everest (8,848m.
We then travel to Shigatse, the second-largest city in Tibet located southwest of Lhasa. The Tashilhunpo Monastery, built by the 1st Dalai Lama, is this city's main attraction. Most avid travelers agree that the best way to get to Tibet is via Nepal and through a reliable Travel and Tours company, like Adventure Club Trek. The route is exceptionally scenic and Tibet Permit easier to get when you go through Nepal. Adventure Club Trek has many Tibet tour packages including Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp -9 Days, Lhasa to Kathmandu Overland Tour (Fly in - Drive Out), and Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour- 8 Days.