DAY 1 Kathmandu – Tsedang
From Gongar airport, transfer to Tsedang in the Yarlung valley, at the confluence of Yarlung and Tsanpo rivers. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 2 Tsedang
You will have full day excursion in the Yarlung valley. Visit Chaju Monastery and Yanbulakhang, the tombs of ancient Tibetan kings. Overnight hotel at Tsedang
DAY 3 Tsedang – Gyantse
Travel along the lakes of Yandrok Tso, cross the Karola pass (5,045m) and reach the glacier of Mt Kangtang (7,291 m). Drive through dramatic, contrasting scenery of sparkling blue water and high mountains. Visit Dzong Fort, the only surviving 14th century fort in , the impressive Palcho Monastery – a complex of different monasteries of different sects living together in harmony. Overnight hotel at Gyantse.
DAY 4 Gyantse – Shigatse
The drive is fabulously scenic, with green valleys and scattered villages whose houses are brimming with rooftop prayer flags. In Shigatse, walk around the city or visit the Tashilumpo Monastery. Be amazed by the 30m high gilded Maitreya Buddha. Overnight hotel in Shigatse.
DAY 5 Shigatse – Lhasa
Drive to Lhasa and overnight in a hotel.
DAYS 6 – 7 Lhasa
There is a lot to see in Lhasa. Visit Drepung and Sera monasteries, Norbulinkha and Potala palaces, Jokhang temple and Barkhor market. Overnight hotel.
DAY 8 Lhasa - Kathmandu[ By Fly]