This tour takes you to the heartland of Tibetan plateau. If you are interested in ancient Tibetan history and culture then this is the trip for you. Starting from the old Tibetan capital Lhasa you will be driven along the central Tibetan plateau, you will get to see the old fort and citadels of the Tibetan kingd, great monasteries with histories as old as Tibet, caves painted with beautiful murals, which were used as retreats by Buddhist monks and hardly Tibetans whose faith and belief in Buddhism is woven in their daily life. Scenic vistas like the one at the Yamdrok la-tso Lake and the the snowy summit of Mt Nachen Khangsar(7252m) will be a treat for the sore eyes. In Lhasa you will get visit the imposing Potala palace, the splendid Norbulingka summer palace, the magnificent Sera monastery, the holy Jokhang temple and the busy Barkhor square, the nerve centre of Lhasa.
Day1: Arrive at Lhasa airport port or train station and guide and driver will come to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. Overnight in hotel
Day 2 : Lhasa-Jokhang temple- Bakhore square-Sera monastery.Overnight in Hotel
Day 3 : Lhasa-Potala palace-Norbulingka summer palace. Overnight in Hotel
Day 4 : Drive to Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake . Later in the after noon visit Khumbum Stupa and Phalkor Monastery. Overnight at hotel in Gyantse.
Day 5 : Drive via Shalu to Shigatse. Tour of Tashilhunpo Monastery and the free market of Xigatse. Overnight at hotel Xigatse.
Day 6 : Shgatse- Old Tingri. Overnight in Old Tingri guest house.
Day 7 :Old Tingri-Zhangmu.Overnight in Hotel
Day 8 : Morning cross the border.