Spend five days touring the monasteries and palaces of one of the most spiritually significant places in Asia: Tibet. You'll arrive in the capital and immediately tour the highlights of the city, such as iconic fortress that overlooks the city, Potala Palace. You'll round out the trip by embarking on a road trip outside of Lhasa to holy lakes and m onasteries founded by the earliest Dalai Lamas.
Tibet Travel Insights
This 10-day adventure covers the major highlights of Tibet and more. Known as the "Roof of the World," you'll travel from Beijing to Tibet's eastern high-altitude plateau where you'll visit the area's historic and religious capital of Lhasa. After touring the iconic Potara Palace, you'll embark on a road trip through expansive valleys and over high mountain passes, crossing rushing rivers and visiting glassy lakes, on your way to the highlight of it all: Mt. Everest Base Camp.
From Kathmandu, enjoy a multi-week trekking adventure through the Himalaya, learning about Nepali culture and Tibetan Buddhism along the way. You'll do a circuit, or 'kora', of sacred Mt. Kailash in western Tibet, camp beneath the mountain's north face, and visit Everest Base Camp on the Tibetan side of the border. You'll also stop at other Tibet cultural highlights, such as the Tashi Lhunpo Gompa in Shigatse, and end in Lhasa, the former home of the Dalai Lamas.
This 9-day itinerary through the heart of Tibet is the ultimate immersion experience in Buddhist culture. After exploring Lhasa's most important and holy sites, you'll hit the road with your private guide for a series of scenic drives to see the remarkable monasteries, temples, lakes, and markets of Shigatse, Tsetang, and finally Yarlung Valley—the cradle of Tibetan civilization.
Led by a private guide, this week-long road trip covers three of Tibet's most important cities for a Buddhist cultural experience you won't soon forget. Start the adventure with two days in the Holy City of Lhasa, and then take scenic drives to the remarkable monasteries, temples, and markets of Gyantse and Shigatse—all while staying in some of the best traditional Tibetan hotels.
This fascinating 4-day itinerary explores the epicenter of Tibetan Buddhism: Lhasa, or 'Land of the Gods'. In just a few days you'll tour the capital city's most iconic and sacred sites with a private guide, including temples, monasteries, and bustling markets. Read on to learn more.
Bordering ten of the world's tallest peaks, the Tibetan plateau is certainly deserving of its "Roof of the World" nickname. See the sky-high sights for yourself on this 11-day adventure. You'll journey to Lhasa on part of the world's longest railway, visit the famous Everest Base Camp, visit lakeside monasteries adorned with colorful Buddhist prayer flags, and more.