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- Yambajin - Lhasa (9 Day / 8Night) [ GW-TE- 007 ]
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 Buddha, a Buddha 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-
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. It's just 1 1/2 hours' driving (98km)
from Gyantse to Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse.

Day 04 Shigatse-
Sakya - Xegar (B,L,D)
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 Shigatse to Xegar via Sakya monastery. Overnight in Xegar
Day05 Xegar - Rongbuk
monastery -
Camp (B,L,D)
From Xegar, leave the main highway and head towards Rongbuk Monastery, the highest Monastery in the world.
The views up the valley towards Mt Everest are simply stunning. Then drive to Everest Base Camp. Overnight in
Rongbuk or Everest Base Camp.
Day06 Rongbuk -
Lhatse - Xigatse
Continue scenic drive from Rongbuk to Xigatse via Lhatse where a road to MT KAILASH bifurcates to the west.
Overnight in Xigatse.
Day07 Xigatse -
Dazhuka -
Yambajin - Lhasa
Drive from Xigatse to Yambajin via Dazhuka, take a sightseeing at Yambajin, the biggest hot spring in Tibet, visit
the famous geothermos filed and the geothormos generator. Then transfer back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day08 Lhasa
Full day guided city tour sightseeing. In the morning, you will visit the No. 1 Monastery of Gelugpa, Drepung
which is the richest monastery ever in Tibet, and is still active today. Then you will guided to the summer
palace of Dalai Lama, the treasure Park of Tibet - Norbulingka, transfer to hotel. Overnight on Lhasa
Day09 Lhasa/
Drive group come to Lhasa airport after have B.B and fly Lhasa/Beijing.
Hotel List
Lhasa: Shangbala or similar 3-star
Shigatse: Manasarovar or similar 3-star
Xegar: Everest
Rongbuk or Everest Base Camp: Guest House or Base Camp

Price 1: ( Separate group, departure everyday in spring, summer and autumn )
Quotation: (USD per person)
1 pax
2 pax
3 pax
4 pax
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
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. 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.
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
¥ 8935
¥ 2321
¥ 11323
¥ 2519
¥ 12960
¥ 2519
Shoulder Season
¥ 8935
¥ 2321
¥ 11323
¥ 2519
¥ 12960
¥ 2519
Low Season
¥ 8935
¥ 2321
¥ 11323
¥ 2519
¥ 12960
¥ 2519

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