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7-Day Deepest Tibet Touch to Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse - Lhasa

  • Code: LH-L/S02
  • Category: Luxury & Standard
  • Departure: Daily
From $800.00   per person Enquiry
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[ B - Breakfast L - Lunch D - Dinner ]
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa
As you arrive in Lhasa, our guide in Lhasa will pick you up at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. For the rest of the day, we prefer not to arrange any guided tour and you are suggested stay at the hotel to acclimatize yourself to the high attitude.

Pakhang Monastery
Pakhang Monastery, Gyangtse

Day 02: Lhasa

In the morning, visit the Drepung Monastery, one of the three largest temples in Tibet, which was also the living place for the first to the fifth Dalai Lama. Because of its important status in Tibet, the Sheton Festival is held here every year. After visit of the Carpet Factory, you will have lunch at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit the Tibet Museum, where you will know more about Tibet culture. If you have some doubts about Tibet, here you may find the answer.  Then you will have a look at the Norbulingka Park, the largest and the most beautiful artificial garden in Tibet.(B+L)

Day 03: Lhasa
Visit the world-famous Potala Palace, which is the Dalai Lama's Winter Palace, and which is also the theocracy dominant center of Tibet in the past. From the Fifth Dalai Lama, this was also the place to hold the important religion and political ceremonies; meanwhile, it is also the place to consecrate the Dalai Lamas' tope from generation to generation.  Then visit the Sera Monastery, which is famous for sutra-debating of lamas, and you may also visit the scriptures written in gold powder, scroll paintings, a tapestry portrait of Jamchen Chojey, and thangkas throughout Sera. In the afternoon, visit the Jokhang Temple first. It is a must-see attraction in Tibet with a status of Sakyamuni which was made by Sakyamuni himself when he was 12 years old being taken to Tibet by Princess Wencheng in Tang Dynasty. Being the spiritual center of Tibet, the temple is richly decorated with Tibetan features. It is where tourists can go to get a real taste of Tibetan culture. Then go out of the temple and your guide will show you the Barkhor Street, a flourishing local bazaar surrounding the Jokhang Temple. A visit to the Tibetan Traditional Hospital will give you an expression on how traditional leechcraft worked for local Tibetans in the past. (B+L)
Day 04: Lhasa - Gyangtse
In the early morning, check out from the hotel and travel to Gyangtse by car. On the way, have a visit to Yamdrok Yumtso Lake where the attitude is about 4,700 meters and it is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Looking at the lake, you may have an illusion that you are visiting an untouched lake in the picture. The beauty and clearness of it will not only attract your eyes but also vibrate your heart. Continue driving and you will also stop at the Karuola Snow Mountain, a great artwork of geology and times, which looks like an ice beauty in her deeply dream. Upon your arrival, check in at the local best Gyangtse Hotel. Then visit the Palkhor Monastery and Gyangtse Old Street. (B+L)

Tashilhunpo Monastery, Shigatse
Tashilhunpo Monastery, Shigatse

Day 05: Gyangtse - Shigatse
Drive to Shigatse directly after breakfast. Visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, the seat of the Panchen Lama since the Fourth Panchen Lama took charge in the monastery, and there are now nearly 800 lamas. Besides the grand palace and gigantic statues, the Tashilhunpo Monastery also treasures characteristic wall paintings. Because of the variety of shapes, resplendent colors and exquisite painting, the murals are considered to be another masterpiece of Buddhist art. Then have a visit to the New Palace of Panchen, the summer resort of Banchan Lama. Tonight you will stay at the local best Shigatse Hotel. (B+L)
Day 06: Shigatse - Lhasa

You will be transferred back to Lhasa today. On the way, you may ask your guide and driver to stop and take some photos if you want. Check in at the hotel and have some refreshment. (B+L)

Day 07: Departure from Lhasa
Today will be the last day you will spend in Tibet. Due to the limited flight schedule, we will only arrange a visit to the Tibet Family if time permits, where you may learn more about the Tibetan people's life. Then you guide will transfer you to the airport and help you with the airport check-in procedure, your Tibet exploration comes to an end here. (B)

Hotel
CityClass
Luxury Standard
LhasaFour Points by Sheraton Lhasa   Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel   
GyangtseGyangtse Hotel   Gyangtse Hotel   
ShigatseShigatse Hotel   Shigatse Hotel   
Price
2017
Based on per person and shown in US dollars. Valid from Mar. 1st, 2017 to Feb. 28th, 2018
TravelersSeasons
Luxury Standard
High Season Low Season High Season Low Season
2-5 $1670.00 $1370.00 $1350.00 $1200.00
6-9 $1430.00 $1130.00 $1100.00 $980.00  
10 & above $1260.00 $970.00   $950.00   $800.00  
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