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10 Days In-Depth Tibet Tour of Challenging the World Roof
Route: Lhasa-Gyangtse-Shigatse-Dingri-the Everest Base Camp-Dingri-ShigatseCLhasa
Price: starting from $1339 P.P
Tour NO: Seeraa TIBETO2
Departure: Daily

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa

Our guide will greet you outside the baggage claim area of Lhasa Airport and transfer you to check in the hotel. Upon arrival, you may feel a little bit uncomfortable at 3,650 meters high altitude. It is suggested that you avoid strenuous activities and have a good rest at the hotel today.
Meals: No meals

Day 2: Lhasa

Today, you will firstly go to visit the Drepung Monastery in the west of Lhasa City. Constructed in 1416, it has been the largest Tibetan Buddhist Monastery with seven splendid palaces and over 10,000 monks. During the Shoton Festival around every August, hundreds of thousands of disciples and travelers will assemble here to worship the 40-meter-long and 37-meter-wide Buddha painting which is to be gradually unfurled on the back mountain. The following visit to the Carpet Factory will surprise you with the skillful folk art of Tibet. In the afternoon, you are going to Tibet Museum where the mysterious Tibetan culture and Buddhism are displayed by plenty of excellent historical collections. Finally, you could enjoy a quiet time in the charming Norbulingka Park. Originally one of the political centers of Tibet, it is now the largest and most beautiful man-made park opened to public.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3: Lhasa
dazhao temple
Tibet Jokhang Temple
As the landmark of Lhasa, the Potala Palace does deserve your visiting this morning. Looking like a red and white castle on the mountain, the Potala Palace has played a vital role in polity and religion of Tibet during the 1,300 years since constructed. Not far from Potala, you will arrive at the Sera Monastery, another greatest monastery of Gelugpa in Tibet. After lunch, there is a visit to the Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street around the temple. Enjoying the same fame with Potala, Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of Tibet, attracting a great number of worshipers every day. Affiliated to the temple, the Barkhor Street which keeps its ancient appearance has been a prosperous commercial area both for locals and travelers. The last destination today is Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital, where you will get familiar with the history, treatment and appliance of Tibetan medicine.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4: Lhasa - Gyangtse

After breakfast, we will drive you southwards to Gyangtse which is located about 230 kilometers from Lhasa. On the way, you will drop in at the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, which is one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet and located 4,441 meters above sea level. The crystal and quiet lake under pure sky is praised to be a graceful beauty in the arm of the magnificent Himalayas. After arriving in Gyangtse and checking in the hotel, you will go to visit the Palkhor Monastery and explore the unsophisticated Gyangtse Old Street. In the Palkhor Monastery, you could see a huge Tibetan tower which consists of hundreds of halls in layers and houses 10,000 Buddha figures.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Gyangtse - Shigatse
tibet temple
Tibet Tashilhunpo Monastery
Today, your trip will be continued to Shigatse, the second largest city of Tibet. After checking in the hotel, you will head for the grand Tashilunpo Monastery on mountain. With red wall and golden roof, this luxury monastery has been the political center in the region of back Tibet. To the south of the monastery, there is the New Palace of Panchen which was constructed in 1954 to be a summer resort. Combining the traditional and modern architectural style, the palace exhibits many Tibetan historical relics, artworks and murals.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6: Shigatse - Dingri

Departing from Shigatse and passing by Sakya and Lhatse, you will visit the Sakya Monastery, which is the Sakyapa Sect's principal monastery of Tibetan Buddhism, and then explore Lhatse County, a fertile land with developed agriculture and praised to be the bread basket of Shigatse region. Upon arrival in Dingri, a picturesque small town at the north foot of mid-Himalayas, you will check in the best local hotel for a 2-night stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7: Dingri - Everest Base Camp - Dingri

The most exciting moment of your tour is coming today. From Dingri, we will drive you to the 5,200-meter high Everest Base Camp. The astonishing snow mountain and changeful cloud will be in your touch. Besides, you will tour around the Rongbuk Monastery located 5,150 meters above sea level, the world highest monastery. The monastery is small in size, but it has many colorful and lively murals as well as the mildest atmosphere.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Dingri - Shigatse

After breakfast, a full-day drive will take you from Dingri to Shigatse. Check in the hotel upon your arrival.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Shigatse - Lhasa

The road condition from Shigatse back to Lhasa is not bad. Again, you could have a glance at those scenic villages, mountains and streams en route. Please ease yourself during this 400-kilometer's driving.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: Departure from Lhasa

If time permits, you will visit a Tibetan family to experience the local's daily life. After that, our guide will transfer you to Lhasa Airport for your return flight. Wish you a pleasant trip home!
Meal: Breakfast








Accomodations


Grade Luxury Standard
 Lhasa  Four Points By Sheraton Hotel  Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel
 Gyangtse  Gyangtse Hotel  Gyangtse Hotel
 Shigatse  Shigatse Hotel  Shigatse Hotel
 Dingri  Everest Hotel  Everest Hotel


Hotel Prices in Different Seasons throughout the Year


 Grade  Luxury  Standard
High season Shoulder season High season Shoulder season
Double Single Double Single Double Single Double Single
2-5 persons $2209 $2659 $2049 $2349 $1949 $2229 $1899 $2149
6-9 persons $1739 $2189 $1579 $1879 $1389 $1669 $1349 $1589
10 & above $1469 $1889 $1309 $1579 $1099 $1379 $1059 $1299






Price Inclusions and Price Exclusions


Price Inclusions Price Exclusions
  • Entrance Fees:
    To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals:
    All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We endeavor to ensure that a choice of western and Chinese breakfasts is supplied, however there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers:
    Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Lhasa by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide (as listed above).
    Your comfort is our priority!
  • Guide:
    As outlined in the itinerary an English-speaking guide and driver will be provided in each city, who will remain with you throughout your time in that city. A new guide and a new driver will meet you at each city on your tour, to provide you with the best local knowledge available.
  • Hotels:
    Hotel fees are based on two people sharing one room with twin beds.
    All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • Insurance
    The insurance is China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    Click here to learn more about the insurance coverage and the sum insured.
  • Luggage Transfers:
    Between airports and hotels.
  • Arrangements:
    The tour cost includes planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
  • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China:
    USA-CHINA/CHINA-USA: China Highlights has negotiated special discount fares (restrictions apply) for selected flights operated by Air China from major US and China gateways. We are able to offer these special deals to confirmed customers.
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Excess Baggage Charges:
    Passengers holding an adult fare or half fare ticket are entitled to a free baggage allowance of 20kg, for economy class. Total weight of carryon baggage for each passenger may not exceed 5kg. The size may not exceed 20x40x 55cm.
  • Personal Expenses:
    Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Meals:
    Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement



 
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