This tour is central Tibet journey group tour gives opportunity for travelers to explore the Shigatse Prefecture and Lhasa city. This tour will star in Lhasa city, the home to most famous and important temples and monastery in Tibet. At the beginning of the tour you will be exploring Lhasa for first three days visit all the major attractions in Lhasa.
On the four days, you will drive 350kms to the second biggest traditional city in Tibet. The journey would take more than eight hours, Yet along the way, you will stop by at the attractions like Kamba la pass, Yamdrok Lake, Carola, and Gyantse. Next day, you will Take a train back to Lhasa.
Our group tours are a great way to travel to Tibet at the minimum price. this is a good choice for a solo traveler, who wants to share the cost of the journey in Tibet, or a small group looking for more travelers to join them.
Our group journeys are a great way to travel economically in Tibet with a small group of people. They are ideal for solo travelers who are looking to share the costs of a journey to Tibet or a small group looking to travel with others. Our group tours are high-quality and are led by our expert local Tibetan guides
Alitutude of this tour
15th October to 30th April
- 137 $ for Single Supplement
1st May to 30th June
- 137 $ for Single Supplement
1st July - 27th August
- 160 $ for Single Supplement
30th August -14th October
- 137 $ for Single Supplement
|Departure Date||Price (Per Person)||Tour Status|
|2019/04/26||720 USD||2 Booked|
|2019/05/10||740 USD||2 Booked|
|2019/05/14||740 USD||1 Booked|
|2019/05/15||740 USD||2 Booked|
|2019/05/27||740 USD||1 Booked|
|2019/07/12||840 USD||1 Booked|
|2019/08/15||840 USD||2 Booked|
- Entrance ticket fees for all the sight spots listed in the program
- Private transportation in Tibet: Ranging from comfortable mini van to mini bus for the whole trip, (car gasoline is included)
- Train fare from Shigatse to Lhasa
- Private guide: English speaking local Tibetan guide
- Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour for one time for the group, additional pick up and drop off will charge separately.
- Breakfasts in hotels only.
- Oxygen Tank and first Aid in the Car
- Lodging and meals for guide and drivers.
- Travel agency liability insurance.
- Mobile Phone for the Group for recieving international calls and SMS
- Lodging and meals for the Driver and Guide
- All government taxes.
Travel insurance covering trip cancellation and emergency evacuation (recommended).
- Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.).
- International and domestic flight/train.(Note: we accept flights and train tickets bookings in advance, please check the updated cost and ticket availability with your travel consultant).
- Meals that are not specified in the itinerary (Averagely a meal in Tibet cost USD5 per person).
- Gratuities for the guide and driver.
I-Tibet travel and Tours is fully committed to responsible and Sustainable tourism practice in Tibet. Our privilege to be able to host you in Tibet also makes our responsibility in protecting nature and contributing back communities.
As a Local Tibetan travel agency in Lhasa. Our staffs are 100% local Tibetan tourism professionals. Additionally, We only use local Tibetan guides, other tours crews, and local business. 100% of the travel money goes to locals. Besides, We use 3% of the net profit into Environmental and social initiatives.
Being Tibetan, We know how vital the Tibetan environment is for the entire world. Mountains, glacier, and rivers are all cherished in our culture. We do our best to reduce the environmental impact of your tours in Tibet.
Following are Our ways:
a) No Small plastic bottles in the tour
All the drinking water are provided in the bigger container. So all visitors are asked to bring his/her own water bottle. In this way, we reduce hundreds and thousands of small plastic bottles. All the bigger containers are provided back to the manufacturer for reuse.
b) Incentives for practice
Incentives are given to guide and drivers. Who follow our strict directories on ethical practice towards sustainable and responsible tourism practice.
c) Staff Training every winter
Winter is a low season in Tibet tourism. We provide skill training required for the practice of Responsible and Sustainable tourism practice, first Aids and emergency first responder training. One of our managers is certified Humanity Supply Chain management by fritz institute. We work closely with individuals from institute like Tibet Eco Travel initiatives and Local Tibet Red Cross society and other NGOs.
d) Tree Plantation
Some portion of the tour money are save for our 1000 Tree plantation project. We will plant trees when we will have enough funds.
e) Smaller group size
All our tours are a small group to reduce environmental Impact. Since traveling in a smaller group has less impact on committed in an area than a big group. Therefore all our tour groups are small.
f) Trekking tours and environmental care in the wilderness of Tibet
During your trekking Tours, you will be walking across a very fragile ecosystem. We do take extra care in our trekking tours preventing environmental effects. Following are how are take care of our environment our trekking tours.
1: We nothing leave mother behind.
We make sure we take all our rubbish and leave nothing behind.
2: We protect the grassland
A little destruction of Tibet’s fragile environment is irreversible. So, in the trekking tours, we will not make drainage surrounding your tent. Instead, we will provide trekkers with a better tent with bathtub style floors which prevent water from getting into the tent. We don’t put a small tent toilet. Even if we try to put the grass back, it is not the same. So when you are answering your nature called please enjoy the view.
3: Collecting the garbage along the way.
We have a saying in Tibet, “if you can’t help, don’t harm.” Here is our helping part. We always have extra yaks carrying the Garbages, our yak men will be collecting while waiting for the clients at the campsite. Yak man walks faster than all, and they have free time at the camp. While cook prepares for meals and drinks, We pay yaks men’s incentives in collecting the rubbish around the camp.
I-Tibet travel and tours, identify its self as a social enterprise. For this, we dedicate 3% of our annual net profit to Social and environmental projects. Every winter we buy winter clothes for small children and donate to schools. In this way, besides donating winter cloth, we are also encouraging them to go to school.
It is important to make our guest understand Local Culture, Beliefs, and Ethics. Hence it will make it more comfortable during Our special tour arrangements. Like, your home visit, culture programs, and our others.