Lhasa Tsetang Shigatse Tour

8 Days
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Lhasa Tsetang Shigatse loop Tour is a Tibet cultural tour and the best Tibet travel in 2017. The cultural Tibet travel is started with a sightseeing tour around Lhasa including the Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera monasteries. Continue your Tibet Travel to Tsetang which is located to the south of Lhasa at the distance of 160 km and the Yarlung valley, created by the grand Barhmaputra river. Barhmaputra river starts its source from the rivers near Mount Kailash and Lake Mansarovar in the Far Western Tibet. Your Tibet tour to Tsetang dominates by the cradle of Tibet which means that the Tsetang valley creates with Samye monastery as the first monastery of Tibet, Yumbu Lhakang as the first castle of Tibet and Zara as the first field of Tibet.

Continue cultural Tibet tour towards the western region of Tibet and travel to Gyantse. Gyantse was a very important town in the olden days to do the trade between India and Tibet and at the present day, Gyantse is one of the biggest counties and the largest farming lands in the Tibet Autonomous Region. Your Tibet travel will lead you to visit Palchoe monastery and giant Kubum Pagoda stupa which has more than 600 hundred years history and the monastery has many sacred statues and relics. Continue your Tibet tours to Shigatse and visti Tashi Lhunpo monastery, the seat of the Penchen Lama and the largest monastery in the Western Tibet. Tibet classical tour continue Tibet tour along the Barhmaputra river and some of the beautiful Tibet villages. The people who live on those villages are all farmers and they grow barley, different kinds of green vegetables and potatoes.Tibet classical tour is full of beautiful scenic spots and rich Buddhist culture including lots of relics and sacred statues, old Tibetan traditional buildings,and extraordinary Tibetan painting which have more than thousand years history so it is one of the most richest cultural trips in Tibet.
DaysTrip OutlineDaily ActivityAccommodationGuide & DriverMeal
01Arrival in Gongkar and transfer to Lhasa.Gongkar airport, airport tunnel, Bharmaputra river, Kyichu river, Lhasa city.Hotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
02Sightseeing tour in LhasaVisit Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor BazarHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
03Sightseeing tour around LhasaVisit Drepung and Sera monasteriesHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
04Lhasa to Tsetang (3600m/160km)Lhasa-Samye monastery-TsetangHotel in TsetangLocal TibetanBB
05Tsetang to Gyantse.(3950Mts/ 360Km )Yamdrok lake, Karola glacier, GyantseHotel in GyantseLocal TibetanBB
06Gyantse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km )Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum pagoda stupa, Tashi Lhunpo monasteryHotel in ShigatseLocal TibetanBB
07Shigatse to Lhasa (3650Mts/ 280KM )Barhmaputra river, Nyenmo county, Chushol countyHotel in LhasaLocal TibetanBB
08Lhasa to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/ 60Km )End the trip

Inclusive

  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis during Tibet travel
  • 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide
  • Transportation by one good conditioned tourist mini van
  • Yamdrok lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Breakfast for entire tour
  • All necessary Tibet permits
  • Oxygen inside the car just incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight
  • Tibet Train tickets
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Service of mainland China or Nepal side
  • China visa fee
  • Personal insurance, medical and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses.
  • Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 60Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will be warmly welcome by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the holy city of Lhasa along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan and a giant stone carved Buddha with more than a thousand years history.

  • Day 2-3 Sightseeing tour in Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple, Bharkor Bazar, Drepung and Sera monasteries. Hotel on B.B

  • Day 4 Drive from Lhasa-Samye monastery-Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 160Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at 8Am and drive along the Lhasa river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushur bridge. You will leave your vehicle at Samye ferry and take a motor boat to Samye monastery by crossing the Bharmaputra river which takes an hour to get to the other side river and then we will take monastery bus or truck to which takes half an hour to get to Samye monastery. After the Samye monastery sightseeing, you will have lunch in the monastery restaurant and then continue your journey back to ferry side and get to Tsetang after half an hour drive. We will directly drive to Yumbu Lhakang which is 30Km outside of Tsetang town. Visit Yumbu Lhakang and Traduk temple on the way back.

  • Day 5 Drive from Tsetang to Gyangtse.(3950Mts/ 360Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 8.30Am from your hotel and then drive towards Gyangtse through 3 big mountain passes, Kampa La, Karo La, Simila respectively. Karola is the highest pass among them which is over 5000Mts with it's most beautiful glaciers, beautiful Yamdrok lake emerged as coral color from the top of Kampala pass. You will have your lunch at Nakartse country which is just between the Yamdrok lake and Karola glaciers.

  • Day 6 Drive from Gyangtse to Shigatse. (3900mts/ 90Km ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9Am from your hotel and then drive towards Palchoe monastery for a few minutes. Visit Palchoe monastery and Kubum Pagoda stupa. After the sightseeing, You will have your lunch and then continue your journey to Shigatse by passing one of the biggest farming land in Tibet where people grow barley, wheat, different kinds of vegetables.Pm visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery and old market of Shigatse.

  • Day 7 Drive from Shigatse to Lhasa (3650Mts/ 280KM ) Hotel on B.B

    You will start your tour at around 9.30Am from your hotel and drive along the Bharmaputra river with a landscape of sandy hills, villages, and Rulak Yungdrung ling at the otherside of the river. You will have lunch in a small town called Nyenmo which is the border point between Shigatse and Lhasa . Free afternoon for shopping.

  • Day 8 Drive from Lhasa to Lhasa Gongkar airport.(3600Mts/ 60Km ) End the trip

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Inclusive

  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis during Tibet travel
  • 1 Local Tibetan English speaking guide
  • Transportation by one good conditioned tourist mini van
  • Yamdrok lake conservation fee
  • Karola glacier conservation fee
  • Breakfast for entire tour
  • All necessary Tibet permits
  • Oxygen inside the car just incase needed

Exclusive

  • Both international and domestic flight
  • Tibet Train tickets
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Service of mainland China or Nepal side
  • China visa fee
  • Personal insurance, medical and evacuation insurance
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses.

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