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D2:8-days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Namtso Tour

Outline Itinerary in English

Day & Date

Place & Transport


Meals Plan

Today’s  Activities or Sightseeing

Day 01

Arrival Lhasa

Economy Hotel


Airport/train station to Hotel transfer, rest in Lhasa to
acclimatize the high altitude

Day 02


Economy Hotel


Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

Day 03


Economy Hotel


Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Day 04

Lhasa to Gyantse to
Shigatse (330km)

Economy Hotel


Karola Glacier, Yamdrotso Lake, Gyantse Kumbum

Day 05

Shigatse to Lhasa (280km)

Economy Hotel


Tashilunpo Monastery, Brumaputra River

Day 06

Lhasa to Namtso Lake

Tent Hostel by the Lake


Namtso Lake, Tashido Island, Grassland

Day 07

Namtso to Lhasa

Economy Hotel


Sun rise of Namtso Lake

Day 08

Departure Lhasa



Hotel to airport/train station transfer


Detailed Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train
You are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by our professional employee and send you to reserved
hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon.
Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included:  ——
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/ Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street (B,D)
Morning section to visit the famous Potala palace and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels. Afternoon we will visit the holist temple in
Tibet, the Johkang Temple, and at Barkor Kora, which is the most famous Kora in Tibet, we can buy Tibetan traditional or religious things.
Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included:  Breakfast & Welcome Dinner
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery/ Sera Monastery

Today, we will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the
Drepung and the Sera. If we are very lucky, we may even come
across Sera Monastery’s Monks debating which was held in the
courtyard at around 3:00-5:30 in the afternoon.
Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 04 Lhasa/Yamdrotso Lake/Gyantse/ Shigatse (B)
Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso
lakes, Karo-la Glacier roadside at 4960m, We move westwards
to the second biggest city Shigatse, where spiritually hosted by
Pamchan Lama. And in Gyantse, Kumbum Monastery is also a
famous we cannot miss.
Overnight at Shigatse
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 05 Shigatse/Lhasa ( B)
Before spending about 4 hours to drive back to Lhasa from Shigatse, we will visit the largest Monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilunpo
Monastery, which is one of the six great Gelukpa institutions and was founded in 1447 by a disciple of Tsongkapa, containing the world's
largest gilded copper image (26m high) of future god Jampa. Then drive along the Friend-ship Highway back to Lhasa.
Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included:  Breakfast
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 06 Lhasa/Namtso Lake (220km, 4 hours) (B)
Our guide and driver pick you up from your hotel around 08:00am, and then we drive to Namtso Lake. On route, you can view Nyenchen
Thanglha. In summer (May to August), you may see sheepherders and their tents, groups of sheep and yaks. Namtso Lake is known as
Heavenly Lake. You can do a very relax trekking around the lake side and Tashi Island. Namtso Lake is actually the lake in the sky, it is about
5000m high lies on the highest plateau in the world. To spend a night at lake shore is fantastic, the night sky is so clear that you could see all
the stars twinkling on the sky, so close to you as if you could stretch your hands to pick the stars.
Overnight at Lake Shore Tent Guest House, dorm bed
Meals included:  Breakfast

Day 07 Namtso Lake/Lhasa (220km, 4hours)
Get up early to view the beautiful sunrise at Namtso Lake. You can trek along the lake shore to Tashi Dor Island to explore the meditation
caves. Drive to Dumxung to have lunch. Then, head back to Lhasa. On the way return to Lhasa from Namtso, we will pass a famous hot spring
— the Yampanchen. If some tourists are interested in it, we can stop over for a while and have a bath. (Hot spring cost is on travelers)
Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included:  ——
Hotel: Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel)

Day 08: Lhasa airport dropping off (B)
Your tour guide and driver will help to drop you at the Lhasa airport, end the service
Meals included:  Breakfast

Service included:

1. Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
2. Transport
- Transfer between airport/train station
- Lhasa City transportation, Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Namtso-Lhasa.
3. Admission fee of all tourist sites listed in Itinerary
4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
5. Drinking water & Oxygen Bottle Supply
6. Travel Agency Service Charge
7. Accommodation
- Economy Hotel sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa and Shigatse;
Hotel in Lhasa: Lhasa Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )
Hotel in Shigatse: Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel )
- Tent or Guest House at Lakeside
8. One welcome dinner in Lhasa

Service excluded:

1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide
3. Other personal expense
4. Admission fee of Yangpachen Hot Spring (the item at one's own expense)

Tibet Price list for SIC tour

Price list for SIC Tour 2016





16 Nov. –

31 Mar. 

01 Apr. –

25 Jun.

26 Jun. –

25 Aug.

26 Aug. –

15 Oct.

16 Oct. –

15 Nov.


8-day Lhasa-
Namtso Tour (based
on 2pax)


























  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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