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Trip Overview


Enjoy this tour which covers the major tourist sites like the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Bakor Street and Sera monastery in Lhasa.
Tourists will also be able to visit one of the four sacred lakes in Tibet - the Lake Namtso, which has an altitude of 4718m. Its stunning
beauty is surrounded by magnificent views of the Nyenchen Thanglha snow-capped mountain range, which is a home to the Tibetan
nomads that live in harmony with their animals and their natural environment.

 

 

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.
- Namtso Lake:It is the "Heavenly lake" which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt-lake.





 
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 to Namtso
Lake(240km)

*Namtso Lake
*DumgXiong Grassland

B

Lake Shore Guest House
Dorm with humble facility

05

Namtso Lake to
Lhasa(240km)

*Namtso Lake Shore Free walk
*Yampachen hotspring(Optional)

/

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

06

Depart from Lhasa

Hotel to Airport/Train station transfer at designated period
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 - Namtso Lake (220km, 4 hours)

Drive from Lhasa to Lake Namtso. On the way, clients will see Nyenchen Thanglha (snow mountain ranges) and lots of nomads with yak and
sheep grazing nearby. Namtso Lake is the "Heavenly Lake" which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt-lake. You can
do a very relaxing trek around lakeside and theTashi Island. Overnight you will stay at Namtso Guestroom.

Day 5: Namtso Lake - Lhasa via Yampachen (230km, 5 hours) (B)

After breakfast clients will enjoy morning at the lake shore and trek along to Tashi Dor Island to explore the meditation caves. Afterward, drive
to Dumxung to have lunch. In the afternoon, tourists may enjoy Yangpachen hot spring (optional) and both indoor and outdoor swimming pool
filled with hot spring´s water. Then head back to Lhasa.

Day 6: Depart from Lhasa (B).
Transfer clients to the airport or train station.

 




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.B), 1 night Lake Shore Guest House Dorm with humble facility
without breakfast
- One welcome or welfare dinner
- All admission fee of tourists sites listed in the itinerary
- Oxygen bottle provided during the trip

 

Service excluded:

- Chinese visa
- Lunches and Dinners
- Tips to driver and tour guide
- Single room supplement if clients request a private room in hotel





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.

E

6-day Lhasa Namtso Lake Tour (based on 2pax)

Economic

-

4950

5600

5200

4950

S.S.

-

660

740

740

660

Comfort

-

5290

5940

5540

5210

S.S.

-

920

1000

1000

840

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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