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package tours for you to Tibet lhasa for visiting Lasa , Gyantse, Shigatse,
visit Tashilunpo monastery, Yamdrok Lake, Samye, Tsedang, as
well as visit potala palace jokhang
temple barkhor street in Lhasa town.
Tibet Group Package Tours Operator Index
Day01, Arrival at Lhasa
Arrive Lhasa by flight or train (3658 meters above
You will be greeted by your Tibetan guide once you arrive in Lhasa Gonggar airport or train station, from airport to Lhasa city is 68km, around one hour and half drive will take you to the holy city Lhasa; from the train station it is only 15km and takes 20 minutes by drive.
Afternoon have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight
Day02, Lhasa City sightseeing, Visit Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Streets and Lhasa old Town (B) –
Walking tour is arranged today.
Today is your first day of sightseeing on the high plateau, so we have purposely arranged only to visit Jokhang temple and Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Jokhang temple is the most scared shrine in Tibet which was built in 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa, the circuit around it called Barkhor street, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs. Both of them are the focal points of pilgrims from entire Tibetan world, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith. Afterwards stroll on the narrow streets of Lhasa old town to meet locals people and visit their markets. Overnight at Lhasa
Day03, Lhasa City sightseeing, visit Ganden and Sera monasteries(B)
Morning you will make a excursion trip to Ganden Monastery(about 70km
drive from Lhasa), which ranks the first among the six largest
monasteries of Gelugpa. In addition to its magnificent architecture and
religious importance, there is a extremely fabulous view on top of the
Ganden Wangpo Hill, and Kichu valley is behind Ganden monastery, it is
strongly suggested to hiking around the monastery and take a bird's-eye
view of the valley. Early afternoon drive back to Lhasa to visit Sera
monastery for its famous monks debating between 3pm to 5pm(not available
on Sunday). Overnight at Lhasa.
Day04, Lhasa / Samye / Tsedang, 290KM, 5hours (B)
Morning drive to Tsedang city which is located at the Yarlung Valley, which is reputed as 'the cradle of Tibetan civilization', here you will be arranged to visit the first monastery and first palace in Tibet. After 2 hours drive along the Yarlung Tsangpo river you will reach Tsedang, here your guide will process your PSB permit, afterwards visiting the first Palace - Yumbulakang Palace, then drive to Samye monastery, Samye is the first monastery in Tibet, boasting over 1200 years of history. Nestled in a scenic valley, Samye is an important pilgrimage location shaped like a mandala. Late afternoon drive back to Tsedang for overnight.
Day05, Tsedang / Yamdrok Lake / Gyantse, 300KM, 6-7hours
After breakfast, drive along Yarlung Tsangpo River back to Chushul, here you will cross Kambala Pass which is 4794m high, kambala Pass will provide you the first sight of the holy lake - Yamdrok tso. Then drive down to the bank of Yamdrok tso Lake, it takes about half an hour driving along the beautiful the bank to the nearest town - Nangartse, normally groups will have their lunch here. After lunch, continue on Southern Friendship Highway towards west, enjoy the spectacular views of the snow capped mountains, valleys and grasslands with the groups of nomads. Arrival at Gyantse in the afternoon, in Gyantse, you will be arranged to visit the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumpum
(Palker (Palchoi) Monastery), the most stunning architectural wonder in Tibet. Overnight at Gyantse.
Day06, Gyantse / Shigatse, 90KM, 1.5 hours (B)
Morning visit Gyantse Dzong where you will see the whole Gyantse city. Afterwards drive to Shigatse, about 90km away from Gyantse, the drive will take about 1.5 hours, on the way you will stop at Tsampa factory which is the traditional factory for locals to make Tsampa powder. Upon arrival at Shigatse, check into the hotel. Afternoon visit Tashilunpo Monastery and the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas in Shigatse, and do its kora which provide a great view of whole Shigatse city. Overnight at Shigatse.
Day07, Shigatse / Lhasa, 280KM, 5hours (B)
Morning visit the lively free market in old area of Shigatse, where you can buy the local handicrafts and also other local Tibetan stuff.. Late morning start driving back to Lhasa along the northern friendship way, marvelous landscapes and sceneries along the Brahmaputra River will accompany you all the way back to Lhasa. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day08, Lhasa airport / train station dropping off (B).
Morning Lhasa airport or train station dropping off, the time come to say your farewells to your guide and driver, end the trip.
Minimum tourists in your party:
Tibet Lasa Namtso Lake Trip
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Tibet Lhasa Trip Quotation (per
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Transport: Private minivan or minibus with
driver (walking tour is arranged on Day 2).
Free Lhasa airport pick up at 3pm and drop off
at 12pm.(if not at the time,
then cost extra 150CNY/p.p. for single airport transfer, and
50CNY/p.p. for single train station transfer)
(2 persons in one standard room, 3 stars hotel arranged in Lhasa,
Tsedang and Shigatse city) with its b'fast.
4 stars and 5 stars hotel
available in Lhasa ( 4 stars at Tsedang, and Shigatse) but cost extra.
Local English-speaking Tibetan guide.
Entrance tickets for sightseeing.
Tibet entry permit ( TTB permit).
Tour body indurance.
Meals (lunch and dinner) not marked.
Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks,
internet access, fax, telephone calls etc.
Optional attractions that are not specified in the itinerary ( such as
the entrance tickets to the Norbulingka Summer Palace and Tibet museum
in Lhasa city if you want to visit)
Flight or train tickets in and out of Lhasa.
Lhasa train station transfer and the private airport transfer at your
Tips for the guide and driver(General Standard: normally 50-80RMB/day
for the guide, 30-50RMB/day for the driver).
Extra expenses and/of
additional days caused due to unexpected events (delays, porterage
because of land slides and other natural events), or even by yourself to
plan arrive 1-2 days before the start of the tour group as well as leave
1-2 days later after end of group. (that means, you can arrive at Lhasa
1-2 days eailer before group, and you can leave Lhasa 1-2 days later
after group, but cost extra, and free days in Lhasa only).
You'd go to our local agency to pick up the Permit (TTB, Tibet Entry
permit and PSB, Aliens' Travel permit)
Any other service not included above.
If necessary, our flights booking service available, but
And currently, you can take flights to Lhasa from Beijing,
Shanghai, Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Kunming, Xining, Shangri-la.
Train from Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing and Chengdu, Xian, Xining etc.
All above will be subjected to our
confirmation. The sightseeing site
maybe adjusted later or ahead.