5-night Central Tibet Culture Small Group Tour

5-Night Central Tibet Culture Small Group Tour

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We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
When you arrive in Lhasa either by train or flight, your guide will greet you and take you to your hotel. Tourists may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river on their way to Lhasa. After arriving in Lhasa, you can take a rest and get acclimatized to high altitude. Insider Tips: For the new-comers of Tibet, to get acclimatized to the high altitude in Tibet. Having a good sleep in your hotel is a good option. Don not rush to visit attractions inside Lhasa city.

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Stay in Lhasa 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option)

Day 2: Lhasa Tour (B, D)

Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
Today's tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace which is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
Then after lunch, tourists head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve. Outside, you can see pilgrims making prostrating in front of Jokhang Temple.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
Around the temple is Barkhor street, where you can do kora (a religious circle of a building or mountain) with pilgrims and locals, and explore the old market. Besides, We can taste Tibetan tea with locals in tea house; The welcome dinner will also be arranged accordingly.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Stay in Lhasa 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option)

Day 3: Lhasa tour (B)

Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
In the morning ,you are going to visit Drepung monastery which is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. You can visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. The hot attraction is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour the Tibetan religious scripture printing house; inside the monastery, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Stay in Lhasa 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option)

Day 4: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse(3900m) via Gyantse (B)

Stop At: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100 China
In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance you can have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Karo La Glacier, Provincial Road S307, Nagarze County 851100 China
Later, we will pass and enjoy the Karola Glacier on the roadside; At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass; Then, we will arrive in Gyantse, historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pelkor Chode Monastery, China, Xizang Zizhiqu, Rikaze Shi, Jiangzi Xian, Unnamed Road
In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and enjoy the Far view of Gyangtse Fortress. After one and a half driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we may visit traditional Barley Mill and view the landscape of Barley Field (in summer).
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Stay in Shigatse 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option)

Day 5: Shigatse to Lhasa (B)

Stop At: Tashilunpo Monastery, Jijilangka Road, Shigatse 857001 China
You will start your day by heading to the Tashilunpo Monastery, which is the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. Afterwards, you will be driven 175 miles (280km) back to Lhasa by following Yalong Valley through Friendship Highway. It takes about 6 hours.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: Stay in Lhasa 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option)

Day 6: Lhasa Departure (B)

Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the airport.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

$770.00 Per Person