8 Day Tour Of Tibet: Visit Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse & Mount Everest

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Potala Palace

Tour Of Tibet Highlights

  • Explore the distinct and splendid culture of Tibet.
  • Experience the friendly and religious Tibetan.
  • Visit the Grand Potala Place.
  • The fascinating holy lake – YamdrokTso Lake.
  • The highest peak in the world – Mt. Everest.

Price Per Person

Month2 pax3~5 pax6~9 paxSingle Supplement
JUN to OCT, 20162,323 USD2,001 USD1,641 USD518 USD
MAR to MAY, NOV, 20162,163 USD1,841 USD1,481 USD397 USD

 Notes:

*The quotation above is not valid in the following duration in 2016: Sep 29-Oct 8.

Services Included:

  • Twin-shared room with daily breakfast.
  • Entrance fees as specified in the itinerary.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary.
  • Private experienced English speaking guide.
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle service.
  • The travel permits to Tibet.
  • Service charges & government taxes.
  • Daily mineral water (1 bottle per person, free of charge).

Services Not-Included:

  • International/domestic flights and tax.
  • Travel insurance.
  • China visa.
  • Personal expenses such as: excess luggage charge, beverages, laundry services, etc.
  • Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.

 

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Tour Schedule by Day


Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa

Meals: null

Accommodation:

  • Jardin Secret Hotel Lhasa4stars or similar class

Welcome to Tibet, “Roof of World” and the last pure land on earth. Experience the splendid culture, see the fascinating landscapes, meet friendly Tibetan people, and purge your soul.
Your tour of Tibet starts upon arrival, one of our English speaking tour guides will pick you up in the Lhasa Airport and take you to your hotel in the downtown core. You'll get to see what it's like to drive into the core and see the sights and sounds of downtown. Our tour guide will help you with your luggage and ensure you arrive safely. The rest of the day is yours, and you're free to do what you want until tomorrow's adventure. Have a good rest and get used to the high altitude. In the evening you can stroll into the city and appreciate the night scenery of Lhasa.

Day 2 Lhasa

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Jardin Secret Hotel Lhasa4stars or similar class

After breakfast, we will start the full day tour and visit the main attractions; including, Lhasa's cardinal landmark - Potala Palace which was designated as the World Cultural Heritage in 1994 by UNESCO for its well-preserved palace style architecture group. After lunch, you will visit the most revered religious structure in Tibet.

After lunch, we will visit the most revered religious structure in Tibet - Jokhang Temple. The quadrangle of streets surrounding the Jokhang Temple is the Barkhor, Lhasa's most interesting pilgrimage circuit. From here we'll enjoy a leisurely walk on Barkhor Street which is the famous commercial center.

The walk is about one kilometer long and circles Jokhang. We'll get to see the former seat of the State Oracle in Lhasa called the Muru Nyingba Monastery, and a number of nobles' houses along the way. Thereafter we had back to the hotel.

Jorhang Temple

Day 3 Lhasa

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Jardin Secret Hotel Lhasa4stars or similar class

Today, we will drive to visit two important monasteries in Lhasa. We tackle the Drepung Monastery first, which is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was once home to 10,000 monks. With around 141 manors and 540 pastures, it is considered to be the largest Buddhist temple in Tibet. It is ranked No.1 among the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. In the afternoon, we will explore the Sera monastery which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa disciple Jamchen Choeje. From here we will also get to see the sutra debating among the lamas held in the courtyard.

Sera Monastery

Day 4 Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse 

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Shigatse Hotel 4stars or similar class

After breakfast, drive from Lhasa to Gyantse and pass through Kampala pass (4,794m), and get a bird's eye view of the Lake Yamdrok (Yamtso), the world highest freshwater lake, considered as one of the three main holy lakes of Tibet.

Thereafter we will drive toward Gyantse and visit the Karola Glacier on the way which is one of the three main continental glaciers in Tibet -- words cannot describe its phenomenal presence.

Your tour of Tibet then drives up to visit the famous Palkor Chedo. This monastery a model of typical Tibetan Buddhism architecture built in 1427 A.D. during the Ming Dynasty. It features well-preserved Buddhist architectures and the numerous exquisite fresco and statues. We will reach Shigatse in the evening.

Yamzho Lake

Day 5 Shigatse-Rongbuk Monastery

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Hostel in Rongbuk Monastery 

This morning we visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the largest monastery in Shigatse, which has the same reputation as the Potala Palace in Tibet. The whole monastery covers an area of 150,000 sq.m. with 57 sutra halls and 3600 rooms. We then drive to visit the famous Rongbuk Monastery which is the highest altitude monastery on the planet and has a beautiful vantage point to see Mt. Everest. Overnight we stay at a hostel in Rongbuk Monastery.

Tashilunbu Monastery

Day 6 Rongbu Monastery-Mt. Everest-Shigatse 

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Shigatse Hotel 4stars or similar class

In the morning, we want to catch the sunrise of the Everest Mountain, it's a great time to take the perfect photo of Mount Everest, an unforgettable experience. From there we drive to the famous Mount Everest Base where you can get a close view of the holy mountain. With a height of 8,844.43 meters, it is considered to be the highest peak in the world. This afternoon, you will go down from the base and be transferred back to Shigatse.

Mt. Everest

Day 7 Shigatse-Lhasa

Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Accommodation:

  • Jardin Secret Hotel Lhasa4stars or similar class

After breakfast, we drive back to Lhasa and enjoy the landscapes on the way. We are expecting to arrive at Lhasa later this afternoon. The rest of the day will be yours to have to yourself until lunch where we will enjoy a local Chinese meal.

Lhasa

Day 8 Lhasa-departure

Meals: Buffet breakfast

Today you are free to enjoy Tibet until airport departure, marking the end of your unforgettable tour of Tibet.

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