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Make an excursion to the Eastern Tibet, or otherwise known as Kham, is an area of great natural beauty and cultural significance. We’ll enjoy the beautiful landscape of snow mountains and grasslands, discover some ancient monasteries, and explore many mystic hermitage caves. And you will visit the popular scenic spots including Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drak Yerpa, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Yamdrok Lake, Palkor Monastery, Rongbuk Monastery, Mt. Everest Base Camp, Tashilumpo Monastery.

Duration: 7 days & 6 nights

Destinations: Lhasa - Tsedang - Samye Monastery - Tsedang - Lhasa

Starting Point: Lhasa

Ending Point: Lhasa

Day
Upon arrival, our guide will meet your at the airport/train station. Transfer to the hotel, the rest time free for acclimatization.

Excursion to the Potala Palace in the morning, after lunch, go to the Sera Monastery to see the Monk debating.

Meal: B, L

Potala Palace

Drive to visit Drak Yerpa, a monastery together with a number of ancient meditation caves that used to house about 300 monks. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Tsedang, visit Yumbulagang (Yumbu Lakhang), it is believed that this is the first building in Tibet and the palace of the first Tibetan king, then visit Trundruk Monastery, one of the earliest Buddhist temples built in Tibet. 

Meal: B, L


Transfer to visit the famous Samye Monastery, the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet. Overnight at the guesthouse of Samye Monastery.

Meal: B, L


Drive to visit Chim-puk Hermitage, where consists of 100+ hermitage caves, which used to be the meditation retreat of monks. A slow walk in the valley can be very pleasant. Then drive back to Tsedang for overnight stay.

Meal: B, L

Chim-puk Hermitage

Drive to Lhasa airport/train station to head for your next destination.

Meal: B

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What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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