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    15-day ancient cities tour in tibet, nepal, and bhutan

    locationLhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Kathmandu - Pokhara - Sarangkot - Paro - Thimphu
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
    15-DAY ANCIENT CITIES TOUR IN TIBET, NEPAL, AND BHUTAN
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    Duration
    15 days
    Trip code
    NEP115
    Operator
    Tweet Tours

    Overview

    This tour includes three of the biggest ancient cities: Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse. By visiting these places, you will get an overview of Tibet's religion, cultural treasures, and dream-like landscapes. The many highlights of this tour include the Tibetan architectural treasure, the Potala Palace, Jokhang and Sera and the Holy Yamdrok Lake. Other highlights include the Karo glacier and the Tashilumpo Monastery which stores the biggest copper Buddha statue in the world. 

    Important Sights:

    - Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama

    - Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet

    - Sera Monastery: One of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.

    - Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of the central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.

    - Yamdrok-tso: A sacred lake with stunning blue water on a almost desert mountain background.

    - Tashilunpo monastery: The seat of the Panchen Lama.

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    Highlights

    • Visit Lhasa's cardinal landmark Potala Palace Your first sight of its towering, fortress-like walls is a moment you'll remember for years
    • Explore Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewellry
    • Witness the Monks debate at the Sera Monastery (also a UNESCO heritage site)
    • Admire the Gampala pass (4790 m) and the surrounding snow-capped mountains
    • See the giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha - the biggest gilded statue of Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lama, containing jewels and gold.
    • Experience Nepal’s traditional way of like in Phewa Lake and surrounding villages
    • Explore Thimphu’s capital city at 2320 metres above sea level
    • Walk to Changangkha temple, perched on the hilltop overlooking the town. Turnthe prayer wheels or just marvel at the beautiful wall paintings and hundreds of religious scriptures written in gold

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