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9 Day Tibetan Adventure

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Duration: 9 days
Product code: 1984
Overview

This tour is ideal for those that want to explore the highest plateau in the world, Tibet.

The 9-day tour will start from Lhasa, and finish at Shigatse airport where you can fly to Chengdu to continue your China tour or connect your flight to next destination.

The sites you will view include Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka Palace, Yamdrok, Gyangtse township, Kubum Monastery, Tashilumpo Monastery, Sakya Monastery and Everest Base Camp.

Highlights
  • Indulge into local life
  • Travel with a local Tibetan guide
  • Explore Tibet must-see sites
  • View Everest from China's side
Good to Know
  • Scheduling Scheduling: Shared Tour
  • Languages offered on the Activity / TourLanguages offered on the Activity / Tour: English
  • Duration Duration: 9 days
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • This adventure is available from 15th April to 1st NovemberThis adventure is available from 15th April to 1st November
  • Pick-up service Pick-up service
    Pick up from Lhasa Airport.
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    There is no cancellation fee once Customers Cancel at least 7 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 50% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 3 and 6 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
    There is 100% cancellation fee for Customers to Cancel 2 day(s) prior to the date of the activity or tour.
  • On Request On Request
Inclusions
  • Tiber Permit
  • Private vehicle with driver
  • Entrance fees for the listed sites
  • Accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Breakfast and lunch
  • English-speaking local guide
Exclusions
  • Airfare
  • China Visa
  • Tips
Itinerary
Days

Fly from Beijing, Shanghai to Lhasa. Arrive in Lhasa (3650m), our representative will pick up you and transfer to hotel. Get full rest for acclimatization.

Kindly note the airfare is not included, but we have to pass you the Tibet Permit at some China airports, with which you can fly to Lhasa. Please provide your detailed flight information to Lhasa while booking, so that we can arrange someone to pass you the Tibet Permit at the departure airport.

  • Accommodation :

Today we will visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street in Lhasa.

Potala Palace is the Dalai Lama's winter palace located in the centre of Lhasa city. This palace was established in the 7th century and the 5th Dalai Lama enlarged the palace to its present size.

Jokhang Temple will provide us one of your first sights of devout Tibetans. In the temple, we will see the glistening Sakyamuni statue which is considered as a Tibetan Buddhism's rarity.

Barkhor Street is a high active free market in Tibet and it’s one of the very important places to purchase local souvenirs.

Overnight in Lhasa Hotel 4 star or similar

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Lhasa Hotel 4 star

Morning time will be spent in Drepung Monastery which was built in 1416. It belongs to be the biggest monastery among the six monasteries of the Gelukpa sect.

In the afternoon, transfer to Norbulingka Palace where was a place for Dalai to spend his Summertime.

Overnight in Lhasa Hotel 4 star or similar

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Lhasa Hotel 4 star

Drive Shigatse via Gampa La pass(4980m) which offers spectacular views of the Nojin Kangsang snow ranges and the turquoise lake (4400m)Yamdrok.

Experience the views of the glacial mountain peak Nojin Kangsang(7200m)and Gyangtse township(4000m), the fertile valley of the Nyang-chu River, which is the principal tributary of the Brahmaputra in Tsang.

Visit Gyangtse township and Kubum monastery and sightseeing the old part of town.

Overnight in Gyangtse Hotel 3 star or similar

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Gyangtse Hotel 3 star or similar

Continue driving in the Nyang-chu valley about 90 km north via Padnam township to Shigatse city (3900m) where we will visit Panchen Lama's seat place, the great Tashilumpo Monastery, a very big and complex monastery in Tibet.

Afterwards, continue driving to Sakya.

Overnight in Sakya 3-star hotel

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Sakya 3-star hotel

This morning we will visit Sakya Monastery. It has a history of more than 900 years and is the leading monastery for the Sakyapa school of Tibetan Buddhism.

A number of cultural relics and artefacts in the Sakya Monastery ensure that it is a historical and cultural museum, presenting its glittering past to all visitors.

Afterwards, drive about 4 hours through the high pass over 5200 m to Shegar town.

Overnight in Shegar Guesthouse

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Shegar Guesthouse

Today we will get away from the Friendship Highway and travel towards Rongbuk Monastery near the Mount Everest Base Camp.

Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery in the world and has been rebuilt considerably in the past decade.

From Everest base camp, you can see stunning views of Everest and the surrounding Rongbuk Valley.

Spend rest of the day exploring Everest.

Overnight in Rongbuk Monastery guesthouse. (Depending on weather, you might stay in Shegar rather than in Rongbuk)

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Rongbuk Monastery guesthouse

Morning time is spent exploring Everest base camp.

Afterwards, take the same way drive back to Shigatse.

Please note the Everest view might be covered by clouds depending on the weather.

Overnight in Shigatse Shenghu Hotel 4 star or similar

Meals: Breakfast & lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Accommodation : Shigatse Shenghu Hotel 4 star

In the morning, transfer to Shigatse Airport, the trip concludes.

You can fly to Chengdu from Shigatse where you can take a connecting flight to your home.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Breakfast
Meeting Point
Lhasa airport arrival exit
Know Before You Go
  • Tibet is very high, please consult your doctor before you go.
  • We will apply Tibet Permit for you, for which we need your clear passport copy.
  • This is an active tour.
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