Day 1: Meet you at Lhasa Airport or Train Station, and transfer you to your hotel.
Lhasa Train station/airport picking up, You are warmly welcome to Tibet
by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by our professional
employee and send you to reserved hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest
to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon.
Accommodation: Mandala Hotel or similar
Day 2: All day Lhasa Highlights: Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Street, Thangka workroom.Program:
Morning section to visit the famous Potala palace
explore the grandest of this myriad chapels, you will experience its
audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens(stupa Tombs) of
past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas,
combinations of mandala etc. Afternoon section visiting to the holist
temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple
, built during songtsen gonpo’s reign by princess Wencheng of tang dynasty, 647 A.D, and its famous Barkor Kora,
where you can buy or appreciate traditional Tibetan artifacts,
religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument,
Thangkas, and tradition Tibetan clothes etc. you will have chance to get
close to appreciate how the artists draw Thangkas at the Thakangka workroom
Optional program in Lhasa: At night, you may ask your tour guide to arrange the local Tibetan
opera show at Shobalamu Tibetan Restaurant, you will enjoy traditional
food and local beverage while watching the wonderful show,
Mandala Hotel or similar
Day 3: Today we will have further discovery of Lhasa to Drepung Monastery,Carpet Factory, Sera MonasteryProgram:
Today, you will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera.
is situated at the foothill of a
mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was once home of
10000 monks and Ganden podrang in Drepung is famous it was the
government centre during fifth dalai lama and later moved to the famous
Potala Palace during fifth dalai lama. Then you will visit the Carpet Factory
, you can see how the world-famous Tibetan carpets are made. After having lunch, continue to visit the Sera Monastery
which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa’s disciple Jamchen Choeje. The
most attractive is that Monks debiting is held there in the courtyard at
around 15:30 in the afternoon section most of the time except Saturday
Mandala Hotel or similar
Day 4: Today we will drive via Gyangtse to Shigatse, we will visit Yamdrok Lake,Karuola Glacier and Palcho Monastery.
Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes,
karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m, we move westwards to the second
biggest city Shigatse, the Area spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. The
most important attraction for today is Yamdro-tso Lake and Kubum monastery in Gyantse. Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like coiling
scorpion with deep blue in colour and Kubum monastery has a 35m-high
chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes
and its crown-like golden dome. And we will also visit beautiful Karuola Glacier and Palcho Monastery in Gyangtse.
Accommodation: Tsangba Hotel or similar
Day 5: In Shigatse, we will visit Tashilhungpo Monastery; after that, drive back to Lhasa.
Before back to Lhasa from Shigatse, we will visit the largest Monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilunpo monastery, as the last but famous historic sites for your Tibet tour. On the way from Lhasa to Shigatse, you may see the celestial burial or other celebrations of Tibetan people afar from the vehicle. In Tibetan customs, strangers are forbidden to watch the celestial burial because it's disrespect to the deceased.
Accommodation: Mandala Hotel or similar Hotel
Day 6: Transfer you to Lhasa Airport or Train Station to your next destination. End of Service
Your tour guide and driver will help to drop you at the Lhasa airport/train station, end the service!
Even one passenger is welcome to join this tour.
Single supplement: CNY 850 / USD 150 p.p.
Price is based on three star hotel accommodation.
1. Tibet Entry Permit and foreigner's travel Permit
- Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city
- Lhasa City transportation, Tourist Vehicle according to Group size
3. Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
5. Travel Agency Service Charge
6. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance;
- 3-star facility Accommodation sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa;
Hotel in Lhasa:Lhasa Yak Hotel（or other similar Hotel ）
TEL:0891-6300009 FAX: 0891-6300191
Address: Lhasa Chengguan District, Beijing East Road, No. 100
Hotel in Shigatse: Tsangba Hotel
TEL: 0892-8669888 FAX:0892-8667888
Address: Shigatse ,Renbu Road ,No.9
8.welcome Tibetan Style dinner
1. Lunches and Dinners
2.Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
3.Other personal expense
Airport picking-up service schedule: 11:00-12:00 & 14:30-15:30
Airport dropping-off service schedule: 10:30 & 13:00 departing hotel
your arrival and departure time is not in these periods, you will be
charged CNY 400 / USD 67 for each transfer service between airport and
Departure Date is subjecte to our schedule. Please contact our travel consultant for final departure date and price.
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