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. Or take a rest and get use to the high altitude. Day 2 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast + Lunch 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 Streetaround 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.
Day 3 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, start your visit with Tibetan Museum. Through the cultural relics collections in the museum you will learn some basic facts of Tibetan history. Then head for 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. At last pay a visit Norbulingka, the summer palace of Dalai Lama (top ruler regarding religion and policy in Tibet) in old days.
Day 4 Lhasa – Gyangtse Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Gyangtse
After breakfast board the van and drive to Gyantse. On the way we will stop to visit one of three sacred lake of Tibet – the Yamdrok-tso Lake. And then arrive at Gyantse in about 4hrs driving. In Gyantse, we will get to see the Pelkor Monastery and Gyangtse Old Street.
Day 5 Gyangtse – Shigatse Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Shigatse
In the morning we will visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the largest Tibetan Buddhist Monastery of Yellow Hat. Then pay a visit to New Palace of Pachen to appreciate historical relics related to Tibetan Buddhism.
Day 6 Shigatse – Lhasa Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
In the morning board the car and drive back to Lhasa. Please relax yourself and enjoy the Tibetan Plateau scenery in the car. Day 7 Lhasa Departure Meal: Breakfast
Say goodbye to Lhasa, our driver will meet you in hotel and transfers to airport or train station for your next destination.
*Tibet travel permit
*Entrance tickets to sites listed
*Private English speaking guide
*Licensed driver and tourist car in good condition
*All transfer and airport pickup/drop off
*4 star hotel listed with breakfast
*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
*You are suggested to do a health check before the tour booking to decide if you are ok with the altitude of Tibet.
*We are happy to leave hotel booking to your own interest if you like. If you book the hotel on your own, the tour cost would be much lower.
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