Tibet Destination Guide
Discover the cultures and landscapes of the roof of the world when you travel to Tibet with 1Papaya. As you explore once-forbidden land, you’ll savor insider experiences, unique cultural interactions and a host of extraordinary moments on one of our Tibet luxury tours.
Towering monasteries, ringing bells, chanting monks and spinning prayer wheels flood the senses as you journey through the ancient Kingdom of Tibet. In the capital of Lhasa, visit the 7th-century former winter residence of the Dalai Lama, the grand Potala Palace. Explore the revered Jokhang Temple and sprawling Sera Monastery. Browse the shops on Barkhore Street for traditional Tibetan handicrafts, amulets and religious paintings.
In Norbulingka, discover the cultural treasures of the Drepung Monastery and visit a local family for some refreshments and conversation. On an island in the middle of stunning Lake Yamdrok, visit Samding Monastery, the only Tibetan monastery helmed by a woman.
Throughout your travels, pass through striking pastoral landscapes and ascend to dizzying heights, including the Gyamtso La Pass at nearly 17,000 feet. Pay a visit to the Everest Base Camp, starting point for the expeditions that attempt to conquer the world’s highest mountain.
Throughout your travels in Tibet, we’ll be right there with you, making sure your journey is authentic, innovative and utterly unforgettable.