Tibet attractes an increasing number of tourists due to its unique natural scenery, unique culture and mysterious costum. Tibet New Year is the most important folk festival to Tibetan people. Traveling there during the folk new year you will see some thing only available diring Tibet New Year.
Day 1Lhasa Arrival
Day 2Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Day 3 Lhasa: Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Day 1 Lhasa Arrival 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. Taking some walk in the city to feel the Tibetan New Year atmosphere. 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. Our guide will also escort you to see something unique during the Tibetan New Year.
Day 3 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, meet your guide and driver and ppay a visit to Norblingka Park, the former summer palace of Dalai Lama. Then continue the 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 Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
In the morning meet your guide and driver. Today we will drive to Tidrum to see beautiful Tibetan style valley. On the way you will visit the well known Ganden Monastery, the origin place of Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Day 5 Lhasa Departure Meal: Breakfast
Say goodbye to Lhasa, transfers to airport or train station 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 Notice:
*You are suggested to do a health check before the tour booking to decide if you are ok with the altitude of Tibet.
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