Top 10 Tibet Tour Packages for 2017/2018

How to plan a Tibet tour?

Most travelers start their tours from the capital Lhasa where you can take 3~4 days to acclimatize high altitudes and explore the highlights of Lhasa city. Then you can spend 1~2 days to visit Lhasa's surroundings, such as Namtso Lake, Ganden, Tsetang, Yamdrok Lake, etc. To visit further regions of Tibet, you can add 2~3 days trip to Nyingchi to see the stunning scenery, 2~3 days to explore the cultural destinations Gyantse and Shigatse, 3 or 4 days to Mount Everest. It totally depends on your dates and interests.

We have chosen top 10 best affordable private Tibet tour packages which cover the overwhelming culture, breathtaking landscape, mysterious religion, Buddhist architecture, exotic arts and crafts, etc. All tour packages are customizable.

14 Days Holy City Lhasa Private Tour - Heart of Tibet Add to my wishlist

Exploring Tibet with Your Whole Family

Destinations: Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery

On this classic journey, you explore the best attractions of Lhasa in 4 days. During your journey to the capital city of Tibet, you’ll not only visit the most sacred landmarks of Tibet, but also enjoy the peaceful living style and devoted Buddhist atmosphere.

15 Days Lhasa & Local Life Discovery Tour Add to my wishlist

Join in the Locals and Learn how to Make Tangka in Lhasa

Destinations: Lhasa city and suburb

Highlights: Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Norbulingka Park, Tibetan Family Visiting

If you are looking for an authentic experience where you can communicate with local Tibetans and learn about their daily lives, then this is the tour for you! This tour is a combination of a Lhasa tour and a day Tibetan village adventure. You will visit a village and talk to locals, then visit a local family and learn about their daily life, try home-made Tibetan food and milk tea.

16 Days Discover Tibet Train Tour from Xining Add to my wishlist

Train to Lhasa

Destinations: Xining - Lhasa

Highlights: Qinghai Tibet Railway, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple

It is now very popular with tourist to take a train across the Tibetan Plateau from Xining to Lhasa. The distance between Lhasa and Xining is 1,972km (about 1,233 miles). On this train tour, you will pass the sparsely populated Kekexili Nature reserve in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau; see wild animals through the train window; and enjoy the breathtaking natural beauty of Plateau lakes and snow-covered mountains along the train line.

16 Days Tour Tibetan History Trace Tour Add to my wishlist

The Entrance of Samye Monastery

Destinations: Tsetang / Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, Yumbulakang, Samye Monastery

This tour will take you to trace the history and Tibetan Buddhism from “the cradle of Tibetan Civilization” Tsedang first where you will visit the first palace of Tibet - Yumbulakang, first monastery of Tibet - Samye. Then you will be transferred to Lhasa, visit the holy lake Yamdrok on route. Lhasa is the later political and Buddhist center of Tibet. In this tour, you won't miss any best sites - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera, etc.

16 Days Holy Lake Namtso In-depth Private Tour Add to my wishlist

Tibet Namtso Lake

Destinations: Lhasa / Namtso / Lhasa

Highlights: Highlights: Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery, Namtso Lake

Only visiting the magnificent monasteries and palaces in Lhasa city is not enough because you haven't seen the another beauty of Tibet - its nature. This tour offers both the cultural attractions and natural landscape. Apart from two days for arrival and departure, you have enough time to visit the landmarks of Lhasa (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery...) and feast your eyes on the spectacular scenery of Namtso.

17 Days Tibet Discovery Tour (Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse) Add to my wishlist

Destinations: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, YamdrokLake, Tashilumpo Monastery, Mt. Everest

This "Golden Route" of Tibet tour will take you to two cities near Lhasa: Gyantse and Shigatse. Stay overnight at a small town, Gyantse, which is known as the "Heroic City", because it was the site of a major battle during the British invasion in 1904. While there you will experience Tibetan rural culture also. Then visit Tibet's second largest city Shigatse, which is the most important farming area in Tibet. You will also visit the Thashilhunpo Monastery (the seat of the Panchen Lamas. Inside there is a huge gilded bronze Buddha statue as well as many other beautiful statues).

18 Days Everest Base Camp Private Tour(Lhasa/Shigatse/Everest) Add to my wishlist

Mount Everest Base Camp

Destinations: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Everest / Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, YamdrokLake, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Mt. Everest

Tibet tour cannot be completed without a visit to Mt. Everest. This tour offers you a complete Tibet tour and weaves together Tibet's most famous sites into a package. Apart from viewing the wonders in Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse, you will discover the alpine lakes, blue skies, snow-capped mountains, amazing sunrise and sacred sites, and deeply devoted pilgrims on your way to Mt. Everest. You must get an unforgettable experience.

18 Days Kathmandu to Lhasa with Mount Everest Adventure by Flight Add to my wishlist

Sunset on Mount Everest

Destinations: Kathmandu / Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Everest / Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, YamdrokLake, Tashilhunpo Monastery, Mt. Everest

After experiencing serenity in Kathmandu, most tourists are likely to choose mysterious Tibet as their next destination. Starting from the holy city Lhasa and experiencing the sacred Buddhist culture in the great monasteries, you will go on your trip in amazing Gyantse and Shigatse to get a better understanding of Tibet. Then comes the most expected destination – Everest, which is covered with snow all the year around. It is somebody’s lifetime dream to reach to the summit of the mountain.

19 Days Tibet Discovery Tour plus Everest Expedition Add to my wishlist

Tibetan Yak by the side of Namtso Lake

Destinations: Lhasa / Shigatse / Mount Everest / Namtso Lake / Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, Yamdrok Lake, Sakya monastery, Mt. Everest, Namtso Lake

Tibet, the roof of the world, is a uniquely spiritual place where you will experience numerous fleeting and precious moments which may leave you a lifetime long memory. This longer trip is the REAL Tibet Discovery tour on which you will discover the most famous attractions and destinations from Lhasa to Gyantse, Shigatse, Mount Everest and Namtso Lake. Many highlights of Tibetan culture especially the Buddhism are covered in the package. This tour is also strongly recommended those interested in photography. So remember to take your camera, take two!

111 Days Ganden to Samye Trekking Tour Add to my wishlist

Hiking Tour from Ganden to Samye

Destinations: Lhasa / Ganden Monastery / Tsetang

Highlights: Potala Palace, Ganden Monastery, Samye Monastery

If you are looking for an authentic cultural experience where you will spend your evenings either camping or among the locals in villages and stay at local people's homes, this is the tour for you. It will take you across two mountain passes, beautiful alpine lakes and local nomads.

113 Days Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar Trekking Private Tour Add to my wishlist

Destinations: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / Nagri / Lhasa

Highlights: Potala Palace, Palkor Monastery, Manasarovar Lake, Mount Kailash

If you are planning to have a spiritual trek in Tibet with exploring the best of Tibet and renew your soul at the same time, this Mt. Kailash Kora is the trip to make your dream come true!

Recommended Budget Group Tibet Tours with Fixed Departures

Tibet Discovery also offers classic small group tours which greatly cut down your budget by sharing accommodation, vehicle and tour guide, takes the hassle out of travel, and let you focus your eyes and mind on travel.

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I want to go Tibet but no friends to go with, what can i do?
Hi there, I wanted to travel to tibet, but could find enough friends to go with me. Is it possible for me to join a small group of others who also looking for travel partners?

I prefer small group of 4 or 5 max. Please let me know what is possible.

2016-05-19 21:47
Hi Jazzy,

Thanks for your message. It is my pleasure to be at your service. I suggest you join in our classic Tibet Group Tours all of which control the group size within 12 travelers. Chances are the final group size has only 5, less 5 members, but not for sure. We will still operate the group tour even if the max capacity 12 is not reached. You can check if we have such such \"loose group\". I have delivered your message to our sale team. One of our travel specialist will reach you as soon as possible.