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Arrive in Lhasa.
Arrive in Lhasa (3700m), where your local Tibetan guide and driver will bring you to hotel and rest at hotel for acclimatization.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple in the morning and Bakhor Street after noon.
In the morning, visit the huge and magnificent complex of ancient buildings, breathtaking Potala Palace, which is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama.
Explore the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet, and the surrounding Barkhor bazaar, the bustling Lhasa market.
Visit Drepung Monastery in the morning and Sera Monastery in the afternoon.
In the morning, explore the expansive Drepung Monastery which is the largest monastery in Tibet and the home monastery to all Dalai Lamas.
Go to Sera Monastery to watch the special monks’ debate In the afternoon, the Monastery has a rich collection of cultural relics and a silk tangkha painting of Sakya Yeshe.
Start your journey early morning toward south west, and see the breathtaking holy Yamdrok lake with its turquoise color and snow capped Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance.
At Gyantse, visit Palkhor Choede monastery, the magnificent multi-door structure is the largest stupa in Tibet, and is well known for its beautiful architecture, old sculptures and paintings around its inner walls.
At the late afternoon, drive back to Shigatse.
Stay overnight in the hotel.
Shigatse - Saga
In the early morning, go to visit expansive Tashilunpo Monastery which is home of the Panchen Lama.
After that, head for Saga via Lhatse and Sang sang, pass several lakes, towns and high plateau nomadic sites.
Overnight stay in Saga
Today, visit the lake Manasarovar, the highest fresh water lake with turquoise complexion - surrounded by Mt. Kailash, Mt.Gurula-Mandala and Lake Rakchyas is simply heavenly.
Drive to Darchen (4560m), 30km
Arrive at Darchen, which serves as the base for Mt Kailash kora (circumambulation).
Trek from Darchen to Dirakpuk
In the afternoon, get ready for your trek to Dirakpuk and your luggage will be transported through the yaks and porters to the destination.
Trek from Dirakpuk to Zuktulpuk
Embark on your one of the hardest trek around the Mt. Kailash as the altitude make you hard to walk with your guide.
Overnight stay at Zuktulpuk
Trek from Zuktulpuk to Darchen
Get ready for the last day of trek to get back to Darchen, which is a little easy and while you trek visit the Duktso Lake.
Darchen to Saga.
Head back to saga from Darchen. Overnight in Saga
Drive back to Lhatse from Saga.
Embark on the back journey, with your tour guide and driver, from Saga to Lhatse
Lhatse to Lhasa.
Head back to Lhasa from Lhatse. Capture some clicks and explore the town before reaching Lhasa
Send off from Lhasa to train or airport.
On the final day, your driver and guide will send you to Lhasa train station or airport.
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