6 Days Tibet Exploration

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6 Days Tibet Exploration

From US$1013 per adult

Destination:

Lhasa (5 Nights) ,Shigatse

Duration: 6 Days & 5 Nights
Tour Type: Multi-City Tour
Tour Code: LSCP-2
Theme:Tibet Festival Tours

Summary:

Locked away in its Himalayan fortress, Tibet has long exercised a 'Shangri-la' type hold on the imagination of the West. Its majestic scenery, mysterious and exotic religious culture, and wonderful people, reward every tourist with an indelible life long memory! Visiting Tibet is a dream for many visitors all over the world. Now you have a chance to make this dream comes true.

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Notes: The above rates is based on 4-person group of twin sharing room.

Tour Class
Start Date
End Date
Adult (12+)
Children (2-12)
Rooms
US$ 2946

1Highlights & Map

Climb up to Potala Palace, the former political and religious center of Tibet as well as the landmark of Lhasa Visit Tibetan Temples and get in touch with mysterious and exotic religious culture Enjoy the purified scenery at Yamdrok, one of the Holy Lakes of Tibet

2Itinerary

Day 01Lhasa

Destinations: Arrive in Lhasa

Activities:

Upon arrival at Lhasa Airport, you’ll be greeted & warmly welcomed by our professional English speaking tour guide. Transfer to hotel. Service starts from your arrival at the airport. International/Domestic flight/train arrangement is on your own.

Hotel: Lhasa Dhood Gu Hotel

No.19 Shasarsu Road, Trom Si Khang, Lhasa, ChinaShow Map

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Day 02Lhasa

Destinations: Lhasa

Activities:

Today we explore Lhasa. Your first stop will be The Potala Palace with its 10,000 steps. It is the largest structure in Tibet. Then we visit to the most celebrated temple in Tibet the The Jokhang Temple . The afternoon is a little more relaxed with time to enjoy some leisure time in Barkhor Street to shop and to look at some of the local crafts.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Lhasa Dhood Gu Hotel

No.19 Shasarsu Road, Trom Si Khang, Lhasa, ChinaShow Map

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Day 03Lhasa

Destinations: Lhasa

Activities:

Today you will go to visit Sera Monastery . It is known as one of the three greatest monasteries of Tibet. As one of the three main monasteries of Lhasa, it is here that the monks "famous daily debates" take place. One of the most famous souvenir in Tibet is carpet.Then we will go to The Carpet Factory. By visiting the Factory you will have a general idea how carpets are produced. After lunch you will have a chance to visit Drepung Monastery and Norbulingka . Drepung Monastery used to be the living palace of Dalai Lamas before the reconstruction of Potala palace (after the 5th Dalai Lamas was bestowed by Qing emperor Qianlong). Norbulingka means "Jeweled Garden". It was constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama and later served the whole governmental administration.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Lhasa Dhood Gu Hotel

No.19 Shasarsu Road, Trom Si Khang, Lhasa, ChinaShow Map

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Day 04Lhasa, Shigatse

Destinations: Lhasa to Shigatse

Activities:

Drive to Lake Yamdrok - one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. You can choose to enjoy a pinic luch by the lake side. Then drive for about 4 hours to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet.

Meals: lunch

Hotel: SHIGATSE HOTEL

日喀则市解放中路13号Show Map

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Day 05Shigatse, Lhasa

Destinations: Shigatse to Lhasa

Activities:

Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery which is painted in red and white. The buildings in the monastery stand close together in terraced rows offer a great view of the surrounding country side. After having lunch we will drive back to Lhasa. Enjoy the grassland views on the way (about 4 hours).

Meals: lunch

Hotel: Lhasa Dhood Gu Hotel

No.19 Shasarsu Road, Trom Si Khang, Lhasa, ChinaShow Map

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Day 06Lhasa

Destinations: Depart from Lhasa

Activities: Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your onward flight to your next destination. Service ends at your departure from Lhasa airport. Your local guide will say goodbye to you after transferring you to the airport. International/Domestic flight/train arrangement is on your own.

3Price Policy

Price Includes

  • Hotel accommodation in twin shared room with daily breakfast.
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary (B=Breakfast L=Lunch D=Dinner).
  • Private car/coach for transfers service and sightseeing program as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Local English-speaking tour guide for transfers and sightseeing program as indicated in each city.
  • Entrance fees to scenic spots as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Service charge and government Taxes.

Price Excludes

  • Entry or exit China international airfare or train tickets.
  • Domestic airfare or train tickets.
  • Hotel room/cruise cabin single supplement.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc.
  • Gratuities to the tour guide, driver and hotel bellboy.
  • Fees for entry visa to China.
  • Traveler insurance.
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary.
Note: Tipping is now considered by many locals to be a part of their normal remuneration. However, this is a matter of personal discretion. You may use following as a reference.Suggested Tipping: for local guide: $8 to $10 per person(guest) per day, for driver: $4 to $5 per person(guest) per day.
Cancellation and Refund Policy for Tours Reservation
Cancellation in advance Cancellation penalty
More than 30 days No Cancellation Fee
30-10 days 50% of the full payment
9-0 days or no show 100% of the full payment

4Things to Do

Lhasa Food & Restaurants

There are so many restaurants in Lhasa that it is possible to eat in a different place every night! The food includes Tibetan cuisine...

Lhasa Accommodation

There are more than fifty star hotels in Lhasa, ranging from the three to four-stars, the majority of them located in Lhasa City. The prices of ...

Lhasa Transportation

Transportation condition in Tibet has changed greatly in recent years. Lhasa can be accessed by air, train or...

5Reviews

Reviews (96% / overall satisfaction:)
would
recommend

Ms. Mr. Jeremy

(France)

Aug.08, 2012

Overall Satisfaction:
"perfect tour"
This tour is perfect! Although it took about 4 hours from Lhasa to Shigaste, I like the trip. I took lots of pictures in my camera and I also bore the beautiful scenery in my mind. I think all the monasteries in Tibet are of the same feeling, I mean they are all very grand and of stunning beauty. The Tashihunpo Monastery is painted in red and white, and made it very unique. You could have a great view of the surrounding country side. Maybe I will write a novel based on this tour.
would
recommend

Ms. Mr. Jude

(British Indian O. Terr.)

Aug.07, 2012

Overall Satisfaction:
"the picnic on the fourth day"
If you want me to memorize one day in Tibet, I would say it is the fourth day. I had a great picnic with other tourists by the side of Lake Yamdrok. Blue sky, clear river, gentle breeze, everything is just prefect here!
would
recommend

Ms. Ms Emily

(Spain)

Aug.07, 2012

Overall Satisfaction:
"Lhasa is a must"
If you want to come to travel in China, Tibet is a must, and Lhasa is a must. On the third day of the tour, we went to Sera Monastery, it is full of Tibetan taste. The tour guide said that it is one of the 3 greatest monasteries of Tibet. The monks do the “famous daily debate” here. The most exciting thing is that I bought a carpet in a shop, there are some old and quaint lines and patterns on the carpet. I love it.

6Questions & Answers

Questions & Answers

Question

Jun. 05,2012 14:17

Asked by Ms.Cathy (United States/America)

Tibet Travel Permit
I'm planning a trip to Tibet .How could I get the travel permit to Tibet?
Answers 1

Jun. 11,2012 16:44

Answered by Ms.Joanna From ChinaTravelDepot.com (China)


Tibet permit is issued to foreign travelers who want to travel in Tibet, excluding Diplomats, Journalists, Government Officials. There are three kinds of permits, Tibet Entry Permit (TTB permit), Alien's Travel Permit (PSB permit) and Military Permit. Foreign travelers have to apply for different permits according to the areas you want to visit. For example, you only need to apply for the TTB permit if you stay in Lhasa city. If you want to go further across Shigatse to Zhangmu, you have to apply for both TTB permit & PSB permit. All 3 kinds of permits are required if you want to visit EBC, Nyingchi, etc.


Answers 2

Jun. 11,2012 16:48

Answered by Ms. (China)


Please remember We can only arrange the entry & travel permit for tourists as a travel agency.  Doplomats, journalists, or any other government officials need to contact with Chinese government directly. Travel agency has no authority to arrange the permit for them.

 


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