‘on world’s highest and largest plateau with stunning panorama of Tibetan landscapes’
Experience Tibet with Explorer Adventures takes you to wonderful sites of great cultural interest to enjoy and experience. The tour leads you around all the famous cities that Tibet has to offer for interested visitors.
Starting from the fabled city of Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, a part of mainland China known as the Tibet Autonomous Region. Enjoy the exciting tour of its famed monasteries, the Drefung and Shera with Jhorkhang Temple. As well as the busy market of Barkhor Square, located in the heart of Lhasa. Where one can observe the Tibetan way of life interwoven with the age-old heritage of traditional Mahayana Buddhism. Which is the main Tibetan sect of Buddhism followed around Nepal, Bhutan, and Sikkim as far as Ladakh.
Experience a Tibet tour of the grand majestic Potala Palace, one of the main highlights of Tibet. The palace was built during the time of the 5th to present 14th Dalai Lama from 1649 to 1959 AD. A magnificent citadel and like a huge fortress, in Tibet Potala Palace means a ’Heavenly Realm’. Stands right in the center of Lhasa, and although a metropolitan city, retains its ancient glory. As it were for hundreds of centuries, which makes Lhasa is one of the best cities to visit and experience.
From Lhasa the tour heads towards the lovely countryside steeped with the farm, reaching Ganden Monastery. Then heading towards Gyantse and Shigatse cities, the home to Panchen Lama the second head after Dalai Lama. The overland journey takes you over the high scenic passes of Khamba-La and Karo-La, and towards Yamdrok Tsho; the Turquoise Lake. At Shigatse enjoy the tour of the beautiful Tashilumpo Monastery and its huge complex, as well as the interesting local market. After a marvelous time around the famous cities of Tibet, and then a scenic flight brings you to Kathmandu.
Where our wonderful cultural and scenic adventure concludes, after an enjoyable time on Experience Tibet.