Tibet, the roof-of-the-world, is dream come true destination for travel enthusiasts. Tibet tour takes you to the mystical land that has able to retain its centuries-old traditions, religions and untamed pristine natural splendors. It is holiest of holy place festooned with ornate monasteries, traditional houses and myriad of cultural heritage sites.
Here are top 5 place to visit during your tour in Tibet:
Potala Palace, regarded as the heart and symbol of Lhasa, is highest ancient palace in the world residing at an altitude of 3750m. It was built by 5th Dalai Lama as the center of Tibetan government.
During Lhasa Tour in Tibet, once must visit this 13 stories-high palaces with over 1,000 rooms that is spread over 13 hectores (32 acers). The stone wall of the palace measures 3 meters (10 feet) thick on average.
We suggest you 3 Nights 4 days Lhasa city tour that provides you enough time to explore Potala Palace and nearby historical and religious landmarks.
Tibet Everest Base Camp Tour
Everest Base Camp Tour via Tibet is possible through overland journey. Tibet Everest Base Camp tour is most accessible and comfortable way to set foot in the base camp of world’s highest peak in comparison to southern base camp via Nepal. You have to trek all the way long to Everest Base Camp if you intend to trek via southern route.
Altitude sickness might be the biggest problem of the trip. Travelers have to take altitudinal factor seriously and acclimatize properly for safe Tibet tour in Everest.
This tour promises the arresting view of Mt. Everest and other daunting peak soaring high above the skyline, turquoise-tinted lakes, exceptional beauty of Tibetan landscapes and authentic Tibetan culture and their way of living.
Mount Kailash Mansarovar
Tucked away far in remote western Tibet, Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar is hidden treasure of Tibet. Mount Kailash is the spiritual confluence for Hindu, Buddhist, Jains and Bon Po faith followers.
For Hindu, it is holy seat of Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati. For Jains, who call it Astapada (the eight-steeped mountain), it is revered because the first of 24 Tirthankaras (enlightened human), “Rishaba” is believed to get salvation here. Bon followers believes it as the abode of sky goddess. Likewise, Tibetan Buddhist be holy seat of Sakyamuni Buddha’s angry manifestation and his consort Dorje Phagmo.
It is believed that one circumambulation around this holy mountain cleanses all the sin made in lifetime while 108 kora (circle) assures Nirvana (Mokshya). It usually takes 3 days to complete the one circumference of this 53km long holy mountain.
Fed by glaciers of Kailash, Lake Mansarovar is spectacular lake that has great spiritual significance for Hindus and Buddhist. It is believed that holy dip in the lake will wash away sins created over hundred years.
Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra offered by Aimway Tours, provides exceptional opportunity to immerse deep into spirituality while exploring the grandeur of nature. Your Tibet travel is incomplete with a tour to Kailash Mansarovar. Kailash Mansarovar yatra is, unarguably, the best way to unbox the real and rugged beauty of Tibet.
It is possible to conduct Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via helicopter or roadways. If you have enough time, we suggest you to complete the Mount Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via road way as you get enough time to explore mysterious beauty of Tibet.
You can also head for Lhasa Overland Tour that takes you Lhasa via flight’, lets you explore the significant landmarks and make an overland drive back to Kathmandu. This tour is the best way to explore the authentic culture, historical landmarks and rugged beauty of Tibet.