Central Tibet Tour
This Lhasa and Tsetang Tour We have exclusively designed this central Tibet tour package to help ardent travelers explore the cultural wealth of Tibet. Besides witnessing the stunningly well-preserved architecture of cultural heritage and historical places, you also find a perfect getaway to cleanse yourself spiritually. As you bask in the grandeur of the Potala Palace, you bond with Tibetan culture and history. You can stroll along Barkhor markets to observe the colorful mosaic of Tibetan arts, culture, customs, traditions, lifestyle, and cuisine.
Further, you will visit Tsetang, Tibet’s “cradle of Tibetan civilization. Tsetang is famous for its historical and cultural significance. The Yumbulagang Palace, the oldest building in Tibet, is located on a hilltop overlooking the Yarlung Valley. It is believed to be the first palace in Tibetan history. It was the legendary home of the first Tibetan king, Nyatri Tsenpo. Yumbulagang offers visitors a chance to get in touch with the origins of Tibet. They observe the architectural style that has influenced numerous nearby structures.
The Samye Monastery, the first Buddhist monastery established in Tibet, is of immense significance to Tibetan Buddhism. Padmasambhava and King Trisong Detsen built this monastery in 8th century. It is an architectural marvel representing the three-dimensional mandala of Buddhist cosmology. Visitors can explore its sacred halls and gain insight into Tibetan Buddhist practices and rituals.
Aside from these historic landmarks, the natural beauty of the Yarlung Valley surrounding Tsetang is a highlight in itself. The valley’s lush green landscapes, snow-capped mountains and the meandering Yarlung Tsangpo River, create a breathtaking backdrop for exploration and relaxation. This stunning scenery allows visitors to connect with nature, offering opportunities for hiking, trekking, and serene contemplation amidst the tranquil beauty of Tibet’s countryside.
Book your Lhasa and Tsetang Tour with us! Shangri-La Voyages Group
Day 01Arrive Lhasa (3660m).
Day 02Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 03Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 04Drive to Tsedang (3550m/183km).
Day 05Sightseeing tour of Yarlung Valley.
Day 06Depart Lhasa.
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