8 Days Lhasa and Its Surroundings Trekking Tour in Summeroffered by supplier M16652 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 9 people
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1115 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1741 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1 - Lhasa (D) Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the guide and be transferred to your hotel in the city center.
Day 2 - Lhasa (B, L) Visits : Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple
Today visit Potala Palace which is the symbol of Lhasa. After lunch pay a visit to Jokhang Temple, the first Buddhist temple in Lhasa and China's key cultural relic for protection and a world cultural heritage. Then enjoy a stroll along the Barkhor Street nearby which is the favorite place for all visitors.
Day 3 - Lhasa (B, L) Visits : Drepung Monastery
Today pay a visit to Drepung Monastery (Vault of the Crops in Tibetan). It is famous for the debates on Buddhist doctrines frequently held, which is also known as the Tibetan Library. In the afternoon you will go to Sera Monastery and Norblingka.
Day 4 - Lhasa -> Damxung County (B, L, D) Visits : Namtso Lake, Body in Hell and Mind in Heaven
After enjoying your breakfast you will be driven to Damxung County. In the afternoon cross over Naganla Pass and start to trek to Namtso Lake which will take about 4 hours. Namtso Lake, the second largest saltwater lake, is one of the five most beautiful lakes in China selected by China National Geography magazine.
Day 5 - Damxung County -> Lhasa (B, L) After breakfast you may trek along the Tashidor Island for 1 hour to appreciate the beauty of the lake. This afternoon you will be transferred to Lhasa by private car.
Day 6 - Lhasa -> Tsedang Travel Guide -> Gyantse (B, L, D)
Today you will be driven to Zetang Town. After that, you will have the chance to visit Yangdrok Lake. Known as a holy lake, the view of Yangdrok Lake is impressive together with the snow-covered peaks in surrounding areas. This afternoon you will be transferred to Gyantse by private car. After that, visit Palkor Monastery.
Day 7 - Gyantse -> Shigatse -> Lhasa (B, L) Visits : Tashilhunpo Monastery
After enjoying your breakfast you will be driven to Shigatse. You will visit the Tashilhumpo Monastery, one of the four greatest monasteries of the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Lhasa by private car.
Day 8 - Lhasa (B) After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport and take flight back home.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
- Deluxe class:
* 6-9 pax: USD 1741
- Superior class:
* 6-9 pax: USD 1199
- Tourist class:
* 6-9 pax: USD 1115.
- Hotel accommodation (or similar class, double occupancy)
- Entrance fees
- Meals as specified in the itinerary (breakfast, Chinese lunch, Chinese dinner)
- Experienced English speaking guide in each city
- A/c private car or van for transfers and sightseeing
- Service charges and government taxes
- Travel agency liability insurance.
- International transportation
- Chinese visa
- Personal expenses such as:
* Excess luggage charge (please verify your flight documentation)
* Laundry services.
- Tips or gratuities to local driver and guide.
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