It is the place full of natural beauty and peace. It helps to feel you astounded and dumbstruck by its pure wonderful natural beauty, and overwhelmed by its sanctity of religious atmosphere. In whole, tour to Tibet purifies your soul by its outstanding culture and nature. From the inspiring rituals of Buddhism in the monasteries of monks to the wonderful holy huge mountains of the Himalayas, Tibet, will give every of its guests a recollection that never will end. These are only just few of the reasons visitors to Tibet couldn’t control over him and often find themselves coming back.
The very first stop for most Tibet Tour Packages is definitely Lhasa, the capital of Tibet Province. This historic and holy city of Lhasa situated in a small valley 3700 meters above sea level.
The most popular destinations for visitors to Lhasa, Tibet are:
It is the symbol of Tibet. It was formerly the winter accommodation of the Dalai Lamas. This palace is so huge that most of Tibetan people hearts are scared of it. It is hard to believe that this 13-storey edifice containing 999 rooms is awe-inspiring and was built on a steep mountain as long ago as the seventh century. In the rooms, halls and chapels of the palace, voice gets enchanted. Touring it just like a huge maze. It makes you keep going and going.
Jokhang Monastery (Temple)
It is build in 647, is the most primitive wood-and-masonry structure still existing in Tibet. Thousands of pilgrims come here for worship everyday. Many of the pilgrims or huge followers of Buddhism prefer to come here by crawling on the ground. Mostly pilgrims show their beliefs by prostrate themselves on the ground after walking two steps and then repeat the process again and again. Many others were spinning prayer wheels too.
Besides city Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Tsetang are some more mystical sights in top Tibet tour packages.
Gyantse is the trading center on the routes between India, Bhutan, and China. Gyantse's destination has the Kumbum Stupa which is 32 m high and contains 77 rooms and 100,000 metaphors of the Buddha. Kumbum Stupa is the outstanding example of 15th century Newar art extant in the world.
Shigatse is at 3,900m above the sea level, lies some 274Km to the west of Lhasa and is the second largest city in Tibet.