14 Days Eastern Tibet Tour to visit all yessence sites in Lhasa and some best things in eastern Tibet. With this tour package you will visit the following destinations in Tibet: Lhasa, Baiyi, Bomi, Basu, Markam, Litang, Ganzi, Manigango, Derge, Chamdo.
Day 1Lhasa Arrival
Day 2Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Meal: No Meal Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
Sweet meet with your local driver at either train station or airport, and then transfer to your hotel in Lhasa. Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day. Or take a rest and get use to the high altitude. Day 2 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, we will head to see the World Cultural Heritage Potala Palace which was the winter palace of the sovrans of Tibetan area in ancient time. After Lunch, move to another World Heritage Jokhang Temple. That 1400 years old temple is the most sacred temple Tibetan Buddhists’ mind. And then on the Barkhor Street around Jokhang Temple you will have some free time to have a glimpse and feel daily life of nowadays Tibetan people. The devout people doing Kora (a special way of pilgrims by circle around a building or mountain) have impressed lots of visitors. Today you will have chance to try Tibetan Tea in a local tea house. In the evening a welcome dinner will be waiting for you.
Day 3 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, start your visit with Drepung Monastery, located 11km away from Lhasa city, that 700 years old monastery is one of three greatest monasteries of Gulug (Yellow Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism. In the afternoon, we will visit the Sera Monastery, which located at the north top of Lhasa city, about half hour drive from Drepung Monastery. Public debate on Buddhist classics among monks is a highlight attraction of the monastery. Transfer back to your hotel when tour finished.
Day 4 Lhasa – Basomtso Lake Meal: Breakfast Hotel: local hotel nearby Basomtso Lake
In the morning meet your guide and driver. Then we will drive to visit the well known Ganden Monastery, the origin place of Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Continue driving we will arrive at Basomtso Lake, a sacred lake of Mongolian Lamaism School (Red Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism.
Day 5 Basomtso Lake – Baiyi Meal: Breakfast Hotel: Hotel in Baiyi
In the morning you will walk around the lake to take some fresh air and appreciate the beautiful scenery. Then we will drive for Baiyi, the capital of Nyingchi Area of Tibet. After arriving, we will visit the King Cypress Tree which is about 1000 years old. Day 6 Baiyi – Bomi Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Bomi
In the morning board the car and drive to Bomi along Sichuan-Tibet Highway. Bomi locates at the north side of Eastern part of Himalaya Range.
Day 7 Bomi – Basu Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Basu
Today we will continue driving to Basu Town. After arrival we will visit two of the local monasteries: Neru Monastery and Dola Monastery. Compared with the famous monasteries in Lhasa, the monasteries here is small and less troubled by tourism. Day 8 Basu – Markam Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Markam
After breakfast meet your guide and driver. Then drive to Markam. Please relax yourself and enjoy scenery on the way.
Day 9 Markam – Litang Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Litang
Today we will drive to Litang alonghighway. In Tibetan language “Litang” means “Huge basin land as plain as mirror”. Each year from August 1st to 7th the Horse Racing Festival here is the top highlight to see. Day 10 Litang – Ganzi Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Ganzi
In the morning we will depart for Ganzi. The scenery on the way will make the journey not boring.
Day 11 Ganzi – Manigango Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Manigango
Today we will drive along the highway in mountain to reach Manigango. On the way we will pass by or visit several mountainous Tibetan villages. After arriving in Manigango, we will visit a sacred alpine lake – Yilhun La-tso Lake. Day 12 Manigango – Derge Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Derge
Derge is a Tibetan town more influenced by culture of Han People. Arriving in the town you may find the young people are almost all in normal jackets while elder people are still in their folk costume. You could spend some free time in the town.
Day 13 Derge – Chamdo Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Chamdo
After breakfast we will drive to Chamdo, one of the eight major areas of Tibet. And the highlight attractions here is Jampaling Monastery. If you like our guide and driver will escort you to visit it. Day 14 Chamdo – Bangda Airport Meal: Breakfast
Say goodbye to Chamdo, transfers to airport for your next destination.
*Tibet travel permit
*Entrance tickets to sites listed
*Professional English speaking guide
*Licensed driver and tourist van in good condition
*All transfer and airport pickup/drop off
*One shared oxygen tank each van
*Tourist insurance Price Excludes:
*Flight or train arriving/departing Lhasa
*Meal not listed (Average meal cost USD 3-15 per person per meal )
*Gratuities to guide and driver
*Single room supplement
*Optional activities and personal expense
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