Tibet Tour Package - 8 Days

    • Drive along the winding mountain roads of the Himalayas, taking in the breathtaking landscapes and enjoying panoramic mountain views 
    • Experience the traditional Tibetan cuisine, savoring flavorful dishes
    • Encounter the warm hospitality of the Tibetan people, who will welcome you with open arms and share their ancient traditions, stories, and customs
    • Witness the mesmerizing artistry of Tibetan craftsmanship, from intricate thangka paintings to delicate handwoven textiles
    • Marvel at the stunning Yamdrok Lake, a turquoise gem nestled amidst snow-capped mountains
    • Take part in a Tibetan Buddhist ceremony or meditation session
    • Explore the ancient Potala Palace, an architectural masterpiece of Tibet
    • Immerse yourself in the spiritual atmosphere of Jokhang Temple, the holiest shrine in Tibet
    • Walk the sacred pilgrimage circuit of Barkhor Street
    • Visit the ancient monasteries of Sera and Drepung, where you can witness the captivating debates among Buddhist monks 
    • Explore Yumbu Lhakhang Palace, Trandruk Monastery, Samye Monastery, Pelkhor Chode Temple, and Gyantse Fortress

    "Join us on our perfectly planned 8-day Tibet tour 2024 departure, and unlock the secrets of this mystical land. Discover why Tibet has long been regarded as the center of ancient wisdom and enlightenment. Immerse yourself in the rituals, traditions, and warmth of Tibetan hospitality as you forge a connection with a culture that has withstood the test of time."

    Immerse yourself in the vibrant tapestry of Tibetan culture and spirituality on our 8-day Tibet tour from Nepal. Learn Tibetan heritage, tradition, and way of life on this special tour. Embark on an immersive journey to delve deep into the essence of Tibetan Buddhism, exploring its profound philosophy, morals, and way of life.

    At the heart of Tibetan culture lies the enduring influence of Buddhism. Our Tibet tour lets you witness and experience the rich Tibetan cultural heritage during your visits to ancient monasteries, palaces, and museums. Have intimate encounters with the locals and try delicious Tibetan dishes during the tour.  

    Beyond the cultural and religious treasures that grace Tibet, you will also get to witness breathtaking mountain sceneries while driving from one city to another. The cities are connected by beautiful valleys, lush hills, and tall snow-capped mountains. Each city will leave you in awe with its mesmerizing beauty and ancient historical sites.

    Tibet 8 days tour itinerary

    Our 8-day Tibet tour begins with your arrival in Lhasa. You can meet our representative at the airport terminal gate. The team will welcome you and drop you at the hotel. You are most likely to explore only the local market on your arrival day. The next day, we had a full-day sightseeing tour in Lhasa. The guide will pick you up early in the morning from your hotel and drive you to tourist sites like Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. 

    Potala Palace is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. The palace was built in the 7th century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. Today,  this palace houses a valuable collection of stupas, artifacts, etc. Here, you will explore intricate rooms, halls, chapels, and ancient furnishings. Likewise, the Jokhang temple is a pilgrimage site and holds the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni (when he was twelve years old). Around this temple, you will explore the famous and bustling Barkhor Street.

    The tour then continues to Tsedang. Here, visit Yumbu Lhakhang Palace, one of the oldest buildings in Tibet that goes back to the 2nd century. Likewise, you will also visit Trandruk monastery, which belongs to the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. This monastery holds the pearl Thangka brought by Princess Wencheng. It consists of 30,000 pearls and hundreds of other gems like diamonds, sapphires, turquoise, rubies, and amber.

    While in Tsedang, you will also visit Samye Monastery, located at the foot of Mt. Haibu Rishen. The next part of the tour explores Gyantse and Shigatse cities. The drive from Tsedang to Gyantse goes above two high passes- Kampa La (4,750 m) and Karo La (5,050 m). Likewise, you will also get to witness the stunning view of the turquoise-colored Yamdrok Lake. In Gyantse, you will explore the 14th-15th century fortresses and temples. Similarly, in Shigatse, you will visit Barley Mill and Tashilhunpo Monastery.

    From Shigatse, we will drive back to Lhasa, following the Yalong Valley and many passes. During our remaining time in the city, we will visit the Norbulingka Palace- the summer residence of the Dalai Lama and the Drepung Monastery- built in the 14th century by Chojey Tashi Palden. On the last day of the tour, our representative will drop you at the Lhasa International Airport.


    The representative of Ace Vision Treks will welcome you to the Lhasa International Airport. After a quick meet and greet, we will transfer you to the hotel. We use a private vehicle, so the ride will be smooth. Our team will help you with check-in. We have not planned anything for the remaining day. In the late evening, we will meet for a welcome dinner and explore the local market.

    • Accommodation:Hotel

    We will go on a guided sightseeing tour early in the morning after a delicious breakfast. First, we will visit the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. Constructed in the 7th-century by the 33rd great king of Tibet, the Potala Palace holds valuable collections of stupas, artifacts, etc. The palace's intricate rooms, halls, chapels, and furnishings of the palace are quite intriguing. 

    The next part of the tour will take us to Jokhang temple, where we can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve. It is one of the significant temples in Tibet and also a pilgrimage site. Around this temple is the famous Barkhor Street, which is the main route for prayer wheels rotating. It is a very old market where we can see the locals doing their daily activities. 

    We will try out Tibetan tea and other local delicacies. If time allows, we can visit the Tibetan Handicraft Art Center or the Tibetan Traditional Medicine Center. This excursion will cost you an additional USD 60, which is not covered in our package cost.


    • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    After an early breakfast, we will leave Lhasa and drive to Tsedang. The guide will drop you at the hotel, and later we will visit Yumbu Lhakhang Palace, one of the oldest buildings in Tibet. As it is located on the top of the mountain, you can also opt for a horse or yak ride. This palace was established in the 2nd century for King Nyentri Tsenpo. 

    The palace boasts an 11 meters high iconic watchtower consisting of three floors. You can see statues of several kings and Shakyamuni Buddha in this palace. Likewise, there are murals depicting PadmaSambhava and Shakyamuni disciples. 

    After exploring the palace, we will drive to the Trandruk monastery. It is one of the first Buddhist temples built during the reign of King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century. The monastery belongs to the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. The most precious treasure in the monastery is the pearl Thangka brought by Princess Wencheng. It consists of 30,000 pearls and hundreds of other gems like diamonds, sapphires, turquoise, rubies, and amber.


    • Max. Altitude:3,100 m/10,200 ft
    • Time:290 km/180 miles
    • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    On this day, we will visit some other tourist sites in Tsedang. The tour begins with a visit to Samye monastery. It is located at the foot of Mt. Haibu Rishen, north of the Yarlung Tsangpo river. Fun fact, Samye monastery is the first temple built in Tibet with the three Buddhist jewels of Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha. 

    The temple is famous for its impressive architecture based upon Buddhist principles of the universe. The main temple is in the center of the monastery and symbolizes Mt. Meru. The temple has three floors, each built in a different style and also has four large colored stupas, each on the four directions of the compass.


    • Accommodation:Hotel
    • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    From Tsedang, we will drive to Gyantse. It is a long drive that goes above two high passes- Kampa La (4,750 m) and Karo La (5,050 m). The ride offers breathtaking landscapes, along with a stunning view of the deep turquoise lake called Yamdrok lake. Gyantse is an old Tibetan town that will welcome us with 14th-15th century fortresses and temples. 

    Here, we will explore Pelkhor Chode Temple, which served the Gelug Sakya and Buluk orders. Likewise, we will also visit the Kumbum Stupa, an architectural masterpiece built in the style of a 108-sided Mandala. This is one of the significant stupas in Tibet and has 112 chapels (23 are only open to the public).


    • Max. Altitude:3,977 m/13,050 ft
    • Time:350 km/217 miles
    • Accommodation:Hotel
    • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    After a lovely breakfast, we will get ready for a quick tour of Gyantse. We will visit the Gyantse Kumbum and Gyantse Fortress. Later in the day, we will drive to Shigatse. It is the second largest city in Tibet and is the administrative center of west Tibet. Upon reaching Shigatse, we will check in at the hotel and freshen up. In the late afternoon, we will explore the traditional Barley Mill and explore the local market.

    • Max. Altitude:3,845 m/12,615 ft
    • Time:100 km/62 miles
    • Accommodation:Hotel
    • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Early in the morning, we will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, the home of Panchan Lama. This monastery houses the largest preserved statue of Jampa (future god) in the world. After our small excursion, we will leave Shigatse and drive to Lhasa. Following the Yalong valley. On the way, we will ride past many passes, including the Karola pass (5,010 meters) and the Khambala pass (4,749 meters).

    As per our time, we will visit Norbulingka Palace, the summer residence of the Dalai Lamas. It is located along the Kyichu river and two kilometers west of the Potala Palace. This palace has a huge garden covering 360,000 square meters. We will also visit Drepung Monastery, built in the 14th century by Chojey Tashi Palden. This is the largest Gelugpa sect monastery in Tibet.

    • Max. Altitude:3,650 m/11,975 ft
    • Time:280 km/174 miles
    • Accommodation:Hotel
    • Meals:Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Today, you will fly back to your home. Our team will drop you at the international airport, as per the flight departure time and bid you our last goodbye.

      Useful Information

      Accommodation & Meals

      As your trusted travel company, we ensure that your Tibet tour is filled with captivating experiences and provides comfortable accommodations and delightful meals throughout your journey. We have carefully selected a range of accommodations for the tour that offers a blend of comfort and authenticity. 

      From well-appointed hotels with modern amenities to cozy guest houses that reflect the local Tibetan architecture, you will have a very comfortable overnight stay. Throughout your Tibet tour, we will provide you with a variety of dining options that showcase the flavors and specialties of the region. 

      You'll have the opportunity to indulge in traditional Tibetan dishes, such as yak meat dishes, momos (dumplings), Thukpa (noodle soup), and tsampa (roasted barley flour). Vegetarian and international cuisine options will also be available to cater to different dietary preferences.

      Best time to travel to Tibet

      Spring and autumn are the two most popular times of the year travel to Tibet. In spring (March to May), the landscape comes alive with blossoming flowers and lush greenery. The temperatures are relatively mild, making it comfortable for outdoor activities. Additionally, the famous Saga Dawa Festival, which commemorates the birth, enlightenment, and death of Buddha, usually falls in May or June, offering a unique cultural experience.

      Likewise, autumn (September to November) is another fantastic time to visit Tibet, renowned for its clear skies, pleasant temperatures, and stunning landscapes. The days are sunny and mild, making it ideal for outdoor exploration and trekking. The major advantage of traveling in autumn is the celebration of Tibetan festivals like the Tibetan New Year (Losar) and the Shoton Festival.

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      Tibet Tour Package - 8 Days FAQs
      • The best time to travel to Tibet is from May to October. The climate is fantastic during this time of the year, and the views are clean and stunning.

      • To plan your trip to Tibet, you can contact us and let us know your requirements. Our team will help you organize the tour for you. Or you can join one of our fixed departures to Tibet in 2023/2024.

      • Seven days to ten days are best to explore Tibet without rushing. You can cover lots of places during this time.

      • Tibet is famous hot the holy Mt. Kailash and the three great sacred lakes- Manasarovar, Yamdrok, and Namtso. Likewise, the Tibetan culture, lifestyle, and historical sites are also quite famous for their originality.

      • Yes, anyone can go to Tibet if they have an entry permit. All non-Chinese passport holders need a Tibet entry permit to visit Tibet and have to travel in a group.

      • The Tibet tour cost USD 1200 to USD 2500 per person. The cost may vary as per the itinerary and nature of the tour.

      • Yes, you can drink alcohol in Tibet. Local market sells Tibetan Chang, the most popular alcoholic beverage in Tibet. It is also consumed by monks.

      • Traveling solo in Tibet is not allowed as an independent tourist. You have to join a group and travel with a company like us who will arrange everything for the trip.

      • To travel to Tibet from Kathmandu, you have to join our trip. From Kathmandu, you can travel to Lhasa either by bus, which will take you to Lhasa in 12 hours, or fly to Lhasa International Airport. Our 8 days Tibet tour includes a flight in and out of Lhasa.

      • If you are traveling with us, we will assist you to obtain a Tibet visa. Three days before your trip to Tibet, the Tibet Tourism Bureau will issue a Visa invitation to the Chinese Embassy in Nepal. The Chinese Embassy in Nepal takes three working days to process the visa.

      • Yes, you can take photos in Tibet, but some monuments may not allow it. So, make sure to ask before taking pictures and respect if the authorities say no. In some monuments, Tibetans believe it is inauspicious to take pictures.

      • The distance between Kathmandu and the Tibet border is 603 km. The road distance is 859 km.