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The breathtaking trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and the overland route from Kathmandu to Lhasa and overland route from Lhasa to Nepal offers truly spectacular views of Himalayas, mountain passes, ancient monasteries and fortresses from a bygone era. We begin our tour from abygone era. We begin our tour by exploring fabled Lhasa. The majestic potala towers over the entire Lhasa valley. The Derpung monastery is the largest monastic university in Tibet. The jokhnag is the ecnetre cathedral and the surroundings Barkhor market is bustling with pilgrimage and traders.
Then we drive along the Yamdrok Tso lake and Turquoise Lake to Gyantse to thee Khumbun stupa, a unique and magnificent 6-story stupa consisting of 112 chaples. A Buddhist hall and prayer hall. The Tashilhunpo is the seat of the Panchen Lama. One of the biggest Gelugpa mon astries in central Tib et. It enshrines a nine story bronze statue of Maitreya Buddha. We also visit the shakya Monastries. Shegar before returning to Kathmnadu vis Zhangmu (khasa) of the Tibet- Nepal border.
Tibetan new year is the most important festivals in Tibetan calendar. It falls in December .Tibetan get up early and some even stay out through the whole night. They go the Jokhang Monastry to other sacrifices to Sakyamuni, founder of Buddhism on this day’s man used to wear most beautiful and gentle clothes and women use to wear jewels. People use to begin visit to relatives, friends, which will last 4 to 5 days.
Shoton festivals celebrate latter half of august. As Tibetan operas are performed and Buddha paintings are exhibited at this time. It is also represented as the festivals for eating yoghurt. Main attraction of this is paint of Buddha.