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Potala Palace, monasteries, pilgrims, holy lakes, Tibetan culture and more... This 7 day program is a comprehensive fast-paced tour featuring the highlights of Tibet in a brief visit. You will visit popular scenic spots like Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Drak Yerpa, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Yamdrok Lake, Palkor Monastery, Tashilumpo Monastery, Namtso Lake. This will be a meaningful and interesting trip for you.

Duration: 7 days & 6 nights

Destinations: Lhasa - Shigatse - Lhasa - Namtso - Lhasa

Starting Point: Lhasa

Ending Point: Lhasa

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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 Shigatse. En route, visit Yamdrok Lake, a beautiful highland lake. Then proceed to Gyantse town and visit Palkor Monastery. Later in the afternoon, arrive in Shigatse.

Meal: B, L

Yamdrok Lake

Visit the famous Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of successive Panchen Lamas. Then drive back to Lhasa, enjoying the stunning landscape along Yarlung Tsangpo River (Yalu Zangbu River).

Meal: B, L

Tashilumpo Monastery

Get up early and drive to Namtso (240km), one of the 3 well-known holy lakes in Tibet. You will enjoy the breath-taking highland scenery all the way. Since it is a long ride en route (about 7 hrs), please feel free to ask the driver to stop at any beautiful place for photography. Drive back in the afternoon.

Meal: B, L

After breakfast, transfer to the airport/train station, head for your next destination.

Meal: B

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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