Lhasa, Tibet (PRWEB) September 08, 2015
Budget Tibet travel has been opening up new frontiers for travelers not looking to cough up cash needed for a private tour. While travelling in Tibet can be expensive, many have been cutting travel costs by sharing their experience with a small group of like-minded travelers. Up until the 2015 travel season many budget travelers were limited to Lhasa. Thanks to new budget tour options by Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) travelers can now venture beyond Lhasa and get a taste of Tibet’s true flavor.
Budget Kailash Tour: This 14 day tour begins in Lhasa and ends in Nepal. In addition to touring Lhasa’s most famous sites, highlights along the way include Lake Yamdrok, Gyantse, Shigatse, and Lake Manasarovar. The tour can be done with or without the trek around Kailash’s base, the hike takes about three days and camping gear is provided.
Lhasa-Namtso-Shigatse Tour: Packed full of opportunities for enjoying the Himalayan scenery and learning about Tibetan culture this trip takes travelers to some of Tibet’s most popular sites. In Lhasa, the Tibet tour begins with a visit to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. After spending time in Lhasa a day trip to Lake Namtso is on the itinerary before heading to Shigatse via Gyantse.
Lhasa-Everest Base Camp: This is a classic adventure! After acclimatizing to the altitude and enjoying an introduction to Tibet in Lhasa, the tour makes it way to Everest base camp with overnight an overnight in Shigatse. The best views and photo opportunities are in the morning so travelers will stay in one of the tent camps near Everest’s base.
Now that adventures outside of Lhasa are within reach for budget travelers a whole new world of opportunity has been opened. While a few days in a Lhasa is certainly a can’t miss opportunity, many travelers leave wanting more. TCTS aims to retain the comfort, flexibility, and authenticity of private Tibet tours by keeping group sizes small. With availability for the remainder of 2015 filling up quickly, now is the time to book a Tibet tour!