Maximum Elevation: 5595 Mtr. Accommodation: Tea house / Camping
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Tsedang (Zedang) Valley The Cradle of Tibetan Civilization


Tsedang valley, situated not far from Lhasa, is where Tibet’s civilization started in ancient times.  This valley comprises many firsts of Tibet like the first capital, first palace, including the first Buddhist Monastery of Samya (7th century) from where Buddhism was spread and had become integral element of Tibetan culture.  Apart from this you will encounter overwhelming capital of Lhasa and drive from there to Kathmandu visiting historic and holy places like Yamdruk Tso, Gyatse and Sigatse along the friendship highway to Nepal.


Brief Itinerary for Tsedang Valley – Lhasa


Days   Places

01-04   Kathmandu, Arrival, Optional Sightseeing trips, Visa Procedure

05        Kathmandu – Gongar fly and drive to Tsedang, settle in at hotel

06        Tsedang tour including Yambu Lhakhang

07        Drive to Samye, Retrun to Tsedang

08        Drive to Lhasa with a visit to Mindroling

09-10  Lhasa excursion including Potala Palace, Sera and Drepung  monastery, Jokhang Temple

11       Lhasa – Gyantse via Yamdruk Tso

12      Gyantse – Sigatse: Visit Tashilhumpo

13        Sigatse to Xegar

14       Xegar to Kyirong near Nepal border

15        To Kathmandu

16        Kathmandu Leisure

17        Trip concludes or commence additional tour.


If we add two more days you can visit Everest base camp from northern side as well.

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