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Tibet is steeped in history, rich in natural beauty and home to some of the world's most sacred pilgrimage sites. On this Tibet trip you will gain an insight into this fascinating land under the special guidance of an experienced tour escort. And you will visit popular scenic spots like Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Ani Tsankhung Nunnery, Drak Yerpa, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Reting Monastery, Drigung Monastery, Tidrum Nunnery, Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Palkor Monastery, Tashilumpo Monastery.

Duration: 9 days & 8 nights

Destinations: Lhasa - Namtse - Damxung - Lhasa - Shigatse - 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, and visit Ani Tsankhung Nunnery, which was first built in the 7th century by Songsten Gampo who used it as meditation chamber.

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 240km to the notable Reting Monastery of Gelugpa sect of Tibetan Buddhism, the seat of the Reting Rinpoche. On the way, you will also visit Drigung Monastery (Drijung Til monastery), and Tidrum Nunnery.

Overnight at tent by Reing Monastery.

Meal: B, L


Drive to visit the holy lake – Namtso Lake, which is the highest large lake in the world located at an altitude of 4718m above sea level. It is one of the 3 well-known holy lakes in Tibet. Overnight at Damxung.

Meal: B, L

Namtso Lake

Drive back to Lhasa, enjoy the breath-taking highland scenery along the way. Overnight at Lhasa.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Shigatse. En route, visit Yamdrok Lake, another breautiful holy lake in Tibet. 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

Transfer to the 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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