Potala palace

Adarsha Nepal Adventure Tours & Travels P. Ltd.

Tours in Tibet: Tibet is a home of Lama Buddhism. Lhasa is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The Potala Palace in Lhasa is a landmark of Tibet and Lama Buddhism. Tibet is also a Land of extraordinary beauty in a most remote part of the world. There are high mountains and vast grassland. The average height of Tibetan Plateau is 3500 m. Hence we can call Tibet as a roof of the world. We organize Tibet tours and Tibet trekking ranging from a 4 to 25 days including overland tour aimed at providing visitors with a real insight into the country and its people.

The popular destinations in Tibet: Capital city old capital Everest base camp (north) Life time pilgrimage to Lord Shiva etc.
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Gyantse

Gyantse

Gyantse is a small city at 13,050 ft above sea level and is famous for its wool carpets and Phalkhor choide chorten. The Phalkhor Monastery built in 1427, is notable for its superb Kumbum (10,000 images) stupa, which has nice tiers and, according to the Buddhist tradition, 108 chapels. The lower tiers contain excellent murals. Gyantse is most popular site in most itineraries.

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Shegar

Shegar and Mt. Everest Base Camp (north)

Shegar Shegar is a small town near highway. It is base for the expedition to Mt. Everest (north) and other peaks. The landmark of the town is the Monastery at Rombuk on the way to Everest Base Camp (North). Climbing expeditions pay their respects to the high lamas before completing the final stage to the base camp.

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Guge Kingdom

Guge Kingdom

Guge Kingdom: was founded in about the tenth century by a descendant of King Lang Darma, who fled from Lhasa after the collapse of the Tubo Kingdom. The ruins lie on a hilltop near a river and cover 180,000 square meters.Palaces sat at the summit, while monasteries were on the mountainside and cave dwellings for the common people were at the foot of the hill. The Guge Kingdom is famous for its murals, sculptures and stone inscriptions, which are attached to the surviving structures.

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Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar

Holy Mt. Kailash

Mt. Kailash and lake Manasarovar: The Mt. Kailash is the apex of the Hindu religion. It is a mountain of Lord Shiva. It is also holy peak for Tibetan Buddhism. The holy peak is 22,020 ft. Lake Mansarovar is very sacred lake. A bath (dip) in holy Mansarovar and Parikrama around Mt. Kailash is a lifetime pilgrimage for a Hindu. The pilgrimage erases all sins of life times. This pilgrimage can be both a religious and secular experience.

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Lhasa

Lhasa city

Lhasa city The beautiful Sunshine city of Lhasa is located on east part of great plateau of 3100 m). The Potala Palace is a landmark of Lhasa and Lama Buddhism. It is a 13 story and 1000 rooms palace and once winter residence of the Dalai Lama. The construction of the present structure began during the reign of the fifth Dalai Lama in 1645 and took more than 50 years to complete. Sightseeing in Lhasa includes: Potala palace, Drepung and Sera monasteries, the Norbulinka Palace, Jokhang temple Barkhor Market, etc.

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Shigatse

Shigatse city

Shigatse city is the second largest city in Tibet. It is famous for the Tashilhumpo Monastery built in 1447- the seat of the Panchen Lama that once housed over 4000 monks, but now there are only 600. Very little remains of theold Shigatse Fortress, but the ruins on the skyline are imposing all the same.

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Tsedang

Tsedang and Samye valley

Tsedang city is a capital city of Lhoka prefecture in eastern Tibet. It is in equidistant from international airport at Gongar for Lhasa. Tsedang was renowned cradle of the Tibetans. It is also a hub of Tibetan civilization. Tsedang is associated with first Tibetan kingdom, first palace Yambulakang palace, and first Buddhist Sutra Panghonchaja. It is also door way for trekking in Samye valley. Samye monastery is along the road to the city.

How to go to Tibet
Lhasa is capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) in China. The airport for Lhasa is at Gongar. Lhasa is connected with Kathmandu by air and by road from Kodari via Zhangmu, Nyalam, Shigatse, and Gyantse. Please note that after Nepal earthquake (2015 April) the surface travel to Lhasa has been suspended till further notice. There are daily flights to Lhasa from Kathmandu and from mainland China (Beijing, Chengdu, Xi'an, etc.). Similarly Lhasa is connected by train with Beijing, and other major cities in main land China like Chengdu, Xining, Lan Zhou, Xi'an, etc. So the Tibet tours from Nepal are possible only by flight untill further notice.

Requisites of Tibet travel
A China Visa or Group China Visa (from Nepal), Tibet Travel Permit, special zone permit for Kailash, Everest Base Camp etc., reservation of hotels and transport in Tibet, and Guide from Tibet Tourism Authority.

If you are going to travel Tibet from Nepal then we will arrange Tibet Travel Permit and apply for your China Visa with your passport.

If you are going to travel Tibet from main land China then we arrange Tibet Travel Permit and air tickets for you and we deliver Tibet Travel Permit and air tickets or rail tickets at your hotel address in any city in main land China with some service charge.