Samye and EBC Tour-10N & 11D

Day Itinerary Description
01 Arrive Lhasa (3660m), Drive from Airport to Samye Monastery (3650m/145km)
02 Drive from Samye to Tsedang (3600m/45km) Morning visit Samye Monastery and afternoon drive to Tsedang
03 Drive from Tsedang to Lhasa(3,650m/160km) An route visit Yumbulakhang Palace and Traduk Monastery
04 Full day sightseeing Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery in Lhasa
05 Full day sightseeing Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Bazar in Lhasa
06 Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse(3,980m/270km) Traveling by jeep along the Friendship Highway you cross the Khamba La (4794m). the drive offers you stunning views of Yamdrok-tso Lake and the snowy summit of Nazin Kang Sa (7252m). You continue westwards, over another high pass, the Karo La (5045m), where you are treated to the spectacular sight of a huge glacier tumbling down, within a few hundred metres of the road. After passing through beautiful valleys and colorful Tibetan villages you arrive in the town of Gyantse.
07 Drive 90 km from Gyantse - Shigatse (3900m) Before departing from Gyantse, you will be taken for a guided tour to Gyantse Dzong and Gyantse Kumbum. The Dzong is a 14th century fort, from where you get amazing views of Gyantse and the surrounding Nyang Chu Valley. The Kumbum is a large gold-domed stupa. It has many small chapels which houses an impressive array of Tibetan Buddhist murals. We move on to Shigatse, Tibet