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Tibet Group Tour (join-in tour)
5-day Lhasa Ganden Monastery Tour
5-day Lhasa Ganden Monastery Tour


A3:5-day Lhasa Ganden Monastery Tour


Trip Overview


This tour covers the historical sites like The Potala palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street and all the three biggest monasteries in
Tibet, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery and Ganden Monastery. Ganden Monastery is the main seat of Geluk order, situated at an
elevation of 3800m above sea level. It is very interesting to trek Lingkor (circle) and you can see the Great Tsongkapa’s meditation cave
and the beautiful view of Lhasa valley.

 

 

Highlights:

- Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama
- Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet
- Sera Monastery: One of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.
-Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.
- Ganden Monastery



Outline Itinerary in English

Day

Place

Activities

Meals

Hotel

01

Arrive in Lhasa

Airport/Train station to hotel transfer at designated period
of time Rest in the hotel to acclimatize the altitude

 

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

02

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour
*Potala Palace
*Johkang Temple
*Barkor Street

B

Welcome Dinner

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

03

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour
*Drepung Monastery
* Sera Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

04

Lhasa-Ganden Monastery-
Lhasa (150km)

* Ganden Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

10

Depart from Lhasa

Hotel to Airport/Train station transfer at designated
periosd of time End the tour

B

\

B=Breakfast

Detailed Itinerary



Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.

After arriving in Lhasa, local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Acclimatize the high
altitude in the hotel. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 2: Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street (B,D).
The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It's situated at 12,139
feet above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.
Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there
is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

Day 3: Monasteries in Lhasa, Drepung and Sera (B).
In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded
in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.

Afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks
debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.

Day 4: Lhasa to Ganden Monastery(Ganden Namgyeling) (B)
In the morning,drive to Ganden Monastery, one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries in Tibet. It is also one of the earliest and
largest Buddhist monasteries in this area, and stands the top six famous temples of Gelugpa - a branch of Tibetan Buddhism.

Day 5: Depart from Lhasa (B).

Transfer clients to the airport or train station.

5-day Lhasa Ganden Monastery Tour

 


Service included:

- All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese visa)
- Tourist bus/minibus transportation with experienced local driver during tour
- Tourist bus/minibus transportation between airport/train statin and Hotel at designated period of time
- Experienced Local Tibetan private guide
- 4 nights of Economy Hotel twin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.)
- One welcome or welfare dinner
- All admission fee of tourists sites listed in the itinerary

 

Service excluded:

1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
3. Other personal expense


Tibet Price list for SIC tour


Price list for SIC Tour 2018

Route

Itinerary

Season

Standard

16 Nov. –

31 Mar. 

01 Apr. –

25 Jun.

26 Jun. –

25 Aug.

26 Aug. –

15 Oct.

16 Oct. –

15 Nov.

A3

5-day Lhasa Ganden
Monastery Tour
(based on 2pax)

Economic

3700

3900

4500

4300

3900

S.S.

670

670

750

750

670

Comfort

4060

4340

4940

4740

4260

S.S.

860

940

1020

1020

860

Notes:

  1. Price in CNY per person. S.S. – Single Supplement (the people who stays in single room needs to pay).
  2. Every group is included about 12 persons.
  3. The final departure is according to the current rule of enter Tibet and the booking condition.
  4. Price included: Travel Permit to Tibet, transport (fixed airport transfer, sightseeing), entrance fee, Tibetan English speaking guide,
    Accommodation, one Welcome/Farewell Tibetan-style dinner, Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  5. Price excluded: Lunches and Dinners, breakfast at Namtso Lake and Tingri, Tips to driver and tour guide (Tip as you wish), arrival and
    departure transportation, other personal expense.
  6. Free train station transfer. Free airport transfer during fixed time:
    Flight arrival: 12:20 (for the flight arrival before 12:00), 16:00 (for the flight arrival before 15:40)
    Flight departure: 07:30 (for the flight departure at 09:30-13:00), 11:00 (for the flight departure after 13:00)
  7. If your arrival/departure is not included in free airport transfer, we can provide private airport transfer at CNY400/one-way.


 
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