This 8-day tour gives everybody the opportunity to explore Tibet. The highlights include Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple,Tashilhunpo monastery.
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa. (L, D)
The guide will meet you at Konggar Airport or train station, and transfer you to Lhasa city. On the way, you’ll get greeted by Nie Tang Budda, a Budda image engraved in the mountain face. After arrive in Lhasa, rest and acclimatize overnight in Lhasa.
Day 2: Lhasa city sightseeing. (B, L, D)
The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa’s cardinal landmark- Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions. Originally built by King Songtsen Gampo in the seventh century, Potala Palace is located on the Red Hill of Lhasa. The awe-inspiring Potala Palace, perched high above much of Lhasa, is the landmark of the city.Destroyed by lightning and war, Patala Palace had been rebuilt by the Fifth Dalai Lama in 1645 and since then, it has become the seat of Dalai Lamas and also the political center of Tibet. The 13th Dalai Lama extended Potala Palace to the present size-117 meters in height and 360 meters in width, covering an area of more than 130,000 square meters. Mainly comprised by the White Palace, the administrative building, and the Red Palace, religious building, Potala Palace is famous for its grand buildings, complicated constructions, devotional atmosphere and splendid artworks.
Day 3: Lhasa – Shigatse
After breakfast, we will take Mountain ATV to Shigatse along the The yarlung zangbo river climbing over Migangbala snow mountain, we will see Yamdrok Yum Tso Lake, one of the scared lake in Tibet. Decorated by blue sky and white cloud, the scared lake just like a Sapphire inlaid among mountains. Then we will pass a sleeping beauty of ice – Karuola glacier, and Gyangtse city where the film Red River Valley was shoot. in the evening we will get to Shigatse.
Day 4: Shigatse – Tingri (B, L, D)
In the morning we will visit Tashilhunpo monastery, built in 1447, was one of the six major Yellow sect monasteries, Qiangba Buddha, enshrined here , was the biggest Indoor figure of Buddha in the world. Then passing Lhatze County, the origin of Zang Dao, by ATV to Tringri. overnight at Tingri.
Day 5: Tingri – Shigatse (B, L, D)
After breakfast, heading for Everest nature reserve and visiting Rongbuk Monastery, one of GongJiao temples, which located in the end of Rongbuk glacier. It is the best place to see Mount Everest. Then by Everest environmental protection car to Mt. Everest Base Camp. The astonishing snow mountain and changeful cloud will be in your touch. overnight at Shigatse.
Day 6: Shigatse – Lhasa (B, L, D)
Today we will drive back to Lhasa city via Yampachen, where you can enjoy the grassland view and hot spring. and on the way we will visit Namtso Lake, one of the three holy lake in Tibet, just raise your camera and shoot heartily. overnight at Namtso.
Day 7:Namtso – Lhasa
This early morning you will have chance to shoot the sunrise in Namtso Lake. then you are driven back to Lhasa. The rest day is free to you, and have a good rest for your nest trip. overnight at Lhasa.
Day 8:Departure from Lhasa (B)
In the morning Lhasa airport or train station dropping off, the time come to say your farewells to your guide and driver, end the trip.
DEPARTURE TIME & LOCATION
The pick up location is in your hotel’s lobby,your guide will hold a sign with your name writen on
It’s a heavy day with a lot of walking. So be sure to wear comfortable shoes and have a good sleep the day before
This is an exclusive private day Tour. Once your tour is confirmed, that tour will no longer be available to anyone else except for your own traveling party.
We offer the Authantic Local food in the local restaurant,if you have special request please tell us in advance
‘The quotated price is for a tour between 8 hours,additional hours are billed $15 per hour for the guide and $15 per hour for the driver.
The itinerary is flexible,we can adjust it according to your personal interests/weather/any unexpected conditions
In China,children’s discount are based on height,please let us know your children’s height,so we can give you the children’s discount accordingly.
No 103, Yabaoli, Chaoyang Distirct, Beijing, China
Mon - Sun 9.00 - 20.00
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