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Visit Nepal 2020

GLIMPSE OF TIBET

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Duration

7 Days

Max. Elevation

3500 mm

Group size

2 _12 pax

Level
MODERATE
Transportation
private transportation
Best Season
March to May, September to December
Accomodation
3-star Hotel
Meals
Breakfast ,lunch  & dinner
Starts at
KATHMANDU
Ends at
KATHMANDU
Trip Route
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Highlights

    • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Himalayas Mountains on scenic flights
    • Explore the city a blend of old traditional culture and semi-modern civilizations
    • Tour of great ancient monasteries and impressive sites of immense interests
    • Visit the magnificent Potala Palace the pride and official landmark of Tibet
    • Witness the Tibetan age-old heritage life around colorful Barkhor Market Square 

A glimpse of Tibet, an enjoyable, exciting tour within great impressive sites of Lhasa, one of the world’s highest cities at 3,660 m. Where all types of people can join on this fabulous tour, an opportunity to get a glimpse of the age-old immense culture.A glimpse of Tibet, a great way to enjoy and to experience the modern and old traditional life of the Tibetans. Visitors on this short trip will be much delighted and interested, being in the heart of the most fascinating architectural wonders. Visiting its wonderful monasteries and ancient sites, that has retained its present form since past hundreds of centuries. A city was full of charm and beauty blended with old heritage way of life with some modern influence. Which you will witness and enjoy from lavish Tibetan cuisine to its warm traditional hospitality in the harmony of impressive custom. Vertex Holiday offers Glimpse of Tibet, to get the taste of Tibetans way of life, a short visit. Providing exciting and enjoyable time, suitable for all age groups to experience this wonderful country, Tibet. Besides historical and religious monuments, one can enjoy views of snow-dusted peaks, green wide valleys, lovely villages, and good-natured locals. The glimpse of Tibet starts from Kathmandu taking a swift scenic flight over an array of high massive Himalayan ranges. Overlooking the world's highest peaks with ever-present Mt. Everest in the comfort of a big aircraft. Then the plane lands at Tibet international airport and then a short interesting drive to enter a fabled city in Lhasa. During 3 nights and 4 days in Lhasa, engrossed with an exciting tour around its famous religious and historical sites. Tour takes you to a large Drepung monastery, at one time a university to study the Buddhism way of life. Includes visit of Shera Monastery, located north of the city, where you can observe interesting scenario of young monks in strong debates. Tour extends in the heart of Lhasa to famous Jhorkang an ancient and first Buddhist temple, then towards magnificent Potala Palace. An architectural wonder stands high in the center of the city where a visit leads to an important interior. Enjoy views of Kyuchi valley, where Lhasa city is located with distant snow peaks from the high terrace of Potala Palace. After a wonderful time around Lhasa visiting great places of interest, and then our tour in Lhasa, Tibet ends. Where scenic flight brings you back to Kathmandu, after a memorable experience on Glimpse of Tibet. 
Outline itinerary: 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.

Day 02: Full-day tour of Kathmandu around world heritage sites. 

Day 03: Fly to Gongor Tibet international airport and drive to Lhasa.

Day 04: Full day tour of Lhasa, Drepung, and Shera Monasteries with

           visit of Jhorkang Temple and Norbulingkha summer palace.

Day 05: Tour of Potala Palace with afternoon free to explore around.

Day 06: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 07: International departure for homeward or to respective countries.

 

 

Trip Itinerary

Day

Inclusions

    • All necessary Tibet travel permits
    • Pickups and drops from airport and hotel
    • Private vehicles for transportation
    • Accommodation in Lhasa on a twin- sharing basis with breakfast
    • English- speaking, trained, and experienced Tibetan guide
    • All fees for sightseeing and visits to monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
    • All applicable taxes and service charges
    • Meals not specified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary”
    • Travel insurance
    • Nepal entry or re entry visa
    • Personal shopping and laundry
    • Tips for guide and driver (Tipping is appreciated but it is not mandatory)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book for the Glimpse of Tibet Tour?

After visiting the Vertex Holiday home page, then book this trip with us. Detail of your passport and flights, the coincide with the date for this trip or with our fixed group departure dates for Glimpse of Tibet Tour on booking with us, e-mail, or in any other medium to contact Vertex Holiday. Minimum one week is required to book the trip from Kathmandu for Tibet and Nepal, in advance along with a full deposit, passport for visa process and full payment of the tour should be made on arrival at Kathmandu. From overseas, at least 3 weeks ahead and advance payment required as per Vertex Holiday rules and regulations.

How are the hotel accommodation standard and food on this trip?

Depending upon your budget and choice of hotel standard, from simple tourist class, 2 to 5-star deluxe hotels the choice of hotels applies only for Nepal. While in Lhasa, Tibet our counterpart Tibetan agent will book the hotel in Lhasa as per the trip cost. Nevertheless, hotel accommodation and foods in Kathmandu and Lhasa of a good standard, with all modern facilities. The food from breakfast, lunch, and dinner are of high quality from local Nepalese / Tibetan cuisines to continental meals or Chinese dishes.                 

To charge electronic device and gadgets what are AC power: 

In Kathmandu / Nepal capacity 609 MW in Integrated Power System, of 230 volts in A.C. single phase and 400 volts in three phases for general. Electricity in Tibet / China is 230 volts AC, 50 cycles. We do have two pins & 3 pins power sockets, you better have two Pin travel plug adapter which will be useful to charge your batteries.

What are the currencies and exchange rates in Nepal and Tibet?

The currencies in Nepal is Nepalese Rupees which is at present exchange rate is US$ 1 equals to NRS 116.95, As for Tibet with Chinese currency than the US $1 equals 6: 50 Chinese Renminbi Yuan, which is the official currency of the People's Republic of China, and translates to “people's money. 

Can I stay in Lhasa longer and travel to mainland China?

Yes, it is possible but on booking let us know the details of your plan and journey after completing Nepal and Tibet tour with us. As you will be in a group visa, while in Lhasa our Tibetan agent will cancel your name from the list, if not returning to Kathmandu after the Tibet tour. Where you need to obtain another Chinese visa to travel to mainland China, either by flight, public transport, or by train to Beijing from Lhasa.

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