Day 1: Beijing. Airport pick-up and check in the hotel. After lunch visit Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City. Enjoy the famous Beijing Roast Duck dinner and Acrobatic evening Show. Transferred to your hotel. Includes: (L), (D).
Day 2: Beijing. Be picked up from hotel at 08:30 am. Drive one and half hours to the famous Badaling Great Wall, Summer Palace. Take a foot massage in the evening to get you completely relaxed. Transfer back to your hotel. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 3: Beijing. Pickup from your hotel in 8:30. The Temple of Heaven: the largest ancient imperial worship architecture group in the world. After lunch transferred to the airport to next destination. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 4: Lhasa. Take a flight to Lhasa, then send to hotel to adapt plateau climate. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 5: Lhasa. To visit Potala Palace, perched upon Marpo Ri hill, 130 meters above the Lhasa valley, the Potala Palace rises a further 170 meters and is the greatest monumental structure in all of Tibet. The Potala Palace in Lhasa was the primary residence of the Dalai Lama until 1959, when the 14th Dalai Lama fled to Dharamsala after a failed uprising. Today the Potala Palace is a state museum, a popular tourist attraction, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was also recently named one of the "New Seven Wonders of the World" by the American television show Good Morning America and the newspaper USA Today.
Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. Barkhor, a circular street at the center of Old Lhasa, is the oldest street in a very traditional city in Tibet. It is a place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts assemble and a place to which a visit must be paid. Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of Tibet. Everyday, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. Some of them progress by prostrating themselves throughout their journey until they reach the threshold of the temple. Pilgrims kindle butter lamps with yak butter, or honor the deities with white scarves (Kha-btags or Hada) while murmuring sacred mantras to show their pieties to the Buddha. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 6: Lhasa. Visit Zhaibung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Norbu Lingka. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 7: Lhasa. Nam Co is one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet. In Tibetan Nam Co means "heavenly lake", while in Mongolian it means "Temgeli Sea". With an elevation of 4,718 meters, it measures 70 km East-West and 30 km South-North. It is 33 meters at its deepest. With an area of l,920 square km, it is the highest salt-water lake in the word, and the second largest of its kind in China. after Visit the famous Yangpachen Geothermal Power Station after breakfast, and go back to Lhasa in afternoon. Includes: (B), (L).
Day 8: Lhasa-Beijing. Pick up guests from hotel, then transfer to airport back Beijing. Includes: (B).
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