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Tours > China Tour >  Tibet in Close UP

06 DAYS TIBET IN CLOSE UP
Trip code: CN-TIS6

 
 
 Truly the roof of the world! The majestic moonlike landscape and the stunning cultures make this one of the world’s most alluring destinations.
While Tibet itself certainly fascinates every visitor, this itinerary takes care of the final details to allow you to appreciate its unique heritage, religion, life-style and arts. We include a visit to a nunnery, catching a monk debating session in a monastery, watching a renowned tangka painter at work and meeting a nomad family.
Traveling in Tibet can be rough and the high altitude is a concern. Our package offers the best hotel (with deluxe room) in the city, private vehicle, doctor on arrival and oxygen supply etc to make the adventure as comfortable as possible.

Day 01ARRIVE LHASA
Fly to Lhasa via Chengdu.
Upon arrival in Lhasa, the capital, met & drive about 1.5 hours to Lhasa or Shangbala
At 3500m, it is advisable to take the rest of the day easily for better acclimatization. Have a leisurely 1 hour orientation drive around Lhasa city before dinner in the old city center.

Day 02LHASA
This morning, we tour Potala Palace - listed as an UNESCO world heritage site. It dominates the city of Lhasa and is perhaps the most famous landmark of Tibet. Afternoon, we cover Jokhang monastery - the "central cathedral", the Nunnery, which is the only one inside Lhasa city, Barkhor - the bustling market in the heart of old Lhasa with its narrow streets.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 03LHASA
Today, we make an excursion to Ganden Monastery about 2 hours drive away. The Monastery is at 4500m and commands a great view. We will arrange for you to have a session with the monks for discussion. You will also enjoy a ½-day hike around the surrounding villages to experience the Tibetan rural life. Packed lunch.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 04LHASA/NACHU
In the morning, we drive 100 km (2 hours) northward to visit Yangpachen county, famous for its hot springs. En route, we will enjoy the beautiful northern Tibetan grassland. After having lunch in Yangpachen, we will visit the hot springs and overlook the thermoelectricity plant.
In the afternoon continue another 2 hours drive northward towards Dangxiong. Enjoy excellent views of the well known Nyainqentanglha Range en route. We will drive to visit Namtso Lake, the largest Sacred lake in Tibet. With limpid blue water, the lake has a magnificent reflection of the sky and a marvelous view of snow-capped mountains, glaciers, pastures and yurts. Check into Nachu Hotel.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 05NACHU/LHASA
Today, we will drive 4 hours back to Lhasa. En route, visit a local Tibetan village ,to see their traditional tranquil lifestyle. Check into Shangbala or Lhasa Hotel.
In the afternoon, we catch the monk debating at Sera Monastery, which is one of the best-preserved monasteries in Tibet. Within its whitewashed walls and golden roofs, several hundred monks live and study. We also visit the Lhasa Museum.
(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

Day 06LHASA/ DEPART CHENGDU
Transfer to the airport for flight back home via Chengdu.
(Breakfast included)


PRICES PER PERSON:

Tour price per person Min 2pax

Ex Shanghai Ex Beijing

Shangbala  Hotel

US$ 11906  US$ 1854
Lhasa Hotel  USD  2066 USD 2014

 
COST INCLUDES

  • Airfare as stated in the itinerary

  • Accommodation on twin/double share basis;

  • Luggage transfer between airport and hotel

  • Meals as stated;

  • All tours & transfers as stated;

  • Two bottles water per person per day.

  • Tibet Permit;

COST EXCLUDES

  • Airport taxes;

  • Visa;

  • Travel insurance;

  • Personal & other expenses not stated.

HOTEL DESCRIPTION

Lhasa Hotel: A 4-star hotel, the Lhasa Hotel is located in the Holy Land of Lhasa with an altitude of 3,600 meters. It occupies 7-floors and was recently renovated in 1999. The hotel has a range of restaurants that provide Sichuan, Western, Indian and Tibetan food.
Add: 1, Minzu Road, Lhasa 850001, Tibet
Tel: --86-891-6832221 86-891-6824110
Website: www.lhasahotel.com.cn

Shangbala Hotel: The foreign catering hotel Shangbala is located in downtown Lhasa, near Barkhore Bazaar, with the resplendent Jokhang Temple on the east and the world-renowned Potala Palace on the west. Hence, your ideal place to stay for excursion and sightseeing, also with easy access to all great attractions.
Add: No.1 Danjielin Rd, Lhasa, Tibet
Tel: (86-891) 6323888


 


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