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Lhasa-Yamdroktse-Gyantse-Shigatse-Yambajing-Lhasa ( 6 Day / 5 Night )[ GW-TE- 006 ] Classical Tibet Tour
Day 01 Arrive in
Lhasa (D)
The guide will meet you at Konggar Airport, and transfer you to Lhasa city with about 1 1/2 hours' driving (100km). On
the way, you'll get greeted by Nie Tang Budda - a Budda image engraved in the mountain face. After arrive in Lhasa,
rest and acclimatize. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 02 Lhasa
The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa's cardinal landmark- Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions.
Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-
inspiring moment. It takes at least a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels.
Some 2km to the east of the Potala is the most revered religious structure in Tibet - Jokhang Tempel Bustling with
worshippers and redolent with mystery, the Jokhang is an unrivalled experience. The quadrangle of streets
surrounding the Jokhang is the Barkhor - Lhasa's most interesting pilgrimage circuit. This area of the Old Town is
both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main commercial district for Tibetans. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 03 Lhasa-
Gyantse (B,L,D)
Yamdroktso (4441m), one of Tibet's three holy lakes, is located 110km outside of Lhasa. It's mostly mountain road,
winding and bumpy, even thrilling somewhat. After about 3 1/2 hours' driving, climbing over the snow pass of
Kambala(5030m), the dazzling Yamdroktso just lies several hundred meters below the road, and in clear weather is
a fabulous shade of deep turquoise. Far in the distance is the huge massif of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang(7191m).
After down from the mountain, there's about 30km road along lakeside, with barley fields on the other side of the road.
A nice walk by the lakeside can be a great joy. Leaving Yamdroktso is as spectacular as arriving, since you'll cross the
5045m Karola, with its awesome roadside views of the Nojin Kangtsang Glacier.
With the Glacier scene still exciting you, after about 90km, you get to Gyantse. There stands the 35m-high famous
Kumbum, packed with exquisite Tibetan sculpture and paintings, a stunning architectural wonder in Tibet. Overnight
in Gyantse.
Day 04 Gyantse
Lhasa (B,L,D)
It's just 1 1/2 hours' driving (98km) from Gyantse to Shigatse. Miles away from Shigaste, you can already see the gold
tops of Tashilhunpo shinning under the sun. While Tashilhunpo's magnificent outside leaves you gasp in admiration,
the inside of this monastery introduces you more religious tranquility and sincerity.
Drive back to Lhasa.
Day 05 Lhasa
Lhasa (B,L,D)
Trip to the "Yambajing" thermal spring, which located 120 km of Lhasa. The Northern Tibet pastoral lan & hot spring
area. On the way you can see the spectacular scene of the North Tibet grassland.
Drive back to Lhasa
Day 06 Leave
Lhasa (B)
Pack your luggage and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport, and help you board the plane.
Say goodbye to Tibet and fly out.
Price 1: ( Separate group, departure everyday)
Quotation for 3 stars hotel: (*** Tibet Golka Hotel or the same standart) (USD per person)
1 pax
2 pax
3 pax
4 pax
Single supplement: USD
Price 2: ( "Join - in Tours", departure every Saturday from Chengdu )
USD pp Single supplement: USD
. The Alien's Travel Permit for Tibet
. transportation
. Accommodations based on twin-bed room in 3-star hotels with breakfast
· Monasteries entrance fees
· 1 English-speaking guide
· Travel accident insurance
Excludes: airfare, airport tax, meals not mentioned, tips.
1. For the Separate Tour, you get separate car / jeep , tour guide only for your group. You can change the organization as your own interest.
If you want explore Lhasa more, other famous attractions like Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Ramoche Temple,
Ganden Monastery, Chagpo Ri are all well worth of your time. You need 1 or 2 additional days to cover those sites.

2. "Join - in Tours" means, join in the Chinese tour group, which departure from Chengdu every Saturday. (For the tour group
departure from other cities, please contact with us.) We'll organize an English speaking guide separate for you. You will take part in an
Chinese tour group. The price for join in tours is cheaper and you have more chance to get direct contact with normal Chinese people.
But meantime you must also have some tolerance with the other tourist.

With extra costs, you can also extend your tour in Tibet.

3. This tour is available from March to Oct.
The tour price & itinerary for the Join in tour could be changed without prior notice.

2009 Jan-March Airfare in/out Lhasa

Flight between


Airfare (one way airticket excluded airport tax&excluded fuel surcharge)

First class (F)

Economy Class (Y)

Chengdu & Lhasa




Beijing & Lhasa




Xi'an & Lhasa




Xining & Lhasa




Chongqing & Lhasa




Guangzhou & Lhasa




Kathmandu & Lhasa




1. The above airfare are for one way air ticket, include the airport tax.
2. The schedule is for reference only and subject to change. Please consult for details.
The Alien's Travel Permit for Tibet
Non-Chinese passport holders must have an Alien's Travel Permit as well as a valid passport and a visa to visit Tibet. The Permit is issued
only to tour groups traveling with a Chinese tour operator and travel agency.
Please send us 2 weeks prior to your entry Lhasa for the Permit: your full name on the passport, gender, birth date, occupation and the
passport number and nationality.
Standard A ( for 3-star hotel )
Price: RMB --/ per person in 1/2 double room
≥10 person
Single Supplement
6-9 person
Single Supplement
2-5 person
Single Supplement
High Season
¥ 3942
¥ 1672
¥ 5899
¥ 1837
¥ 7005
¥ 1837
Shoulder Season
¥ 3942
¥ 1672
¥ 5899
¥ 1837
¥ 7005
¥ 1837
Low Season
¥ 3942
¥ 1672
¥ 5899
¥ 1837
¥ 7005
¥ 1837

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