6-Day Tibet Classic Tour
- Tour Code:TT26
- Trip Type:Classic Tibet Tour
Trip Highlights:This Lhasa Shigatse Tour offers the epitome of Tibet with some of the most impressive visions: splendid monasteries and palaces, snow-capped mountains and holy lakes, original villages and unsophisticated people. With the better road conditions and accommodations along the way, tour from Lhasa to Shigatse is now the most popular route in Tibet. Lhasa, has been the dream places for many worldwide travelers. Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world with the altitude of about 3500 meters. Shigatse, 'the fertile land', is the second largest in Tibet. It is the pride of Shigatse that has become one of the most charming tourist attractions in Tibet. There is the Tashilumpo Monastery which stores the biggest copper Buddha statue in the world. Lhasa Shigatse Tour will show you most of the real highlights of Tibet travel.
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- Price Details
- Inclusions & Exclusions
|City||Budget Class||Standard Class||Deluxe Class|
|Lhasa||Century Hotel||Lhasa Hotel||Brahmaputra Grand Hotel|
|Shigatse||Education Hotel||Shigatse Hotel||Shigatse Hotel|
|Hotel fare and daily buffet breakfast||Lunch and dinner listed in the itinerary|
|Entrance fees to the sightseeing||Private vehicle, driver and guide|
|Accident insurance||Travel Permit for entering Tibet|
|Air fare and airport tax arrival in and departure from Tibet||Personal expenses|
|Tips for guide and driver|
Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa
You will arrive at the Gonggar Airport and be greeted by your tour guide. Then you will drive to Lhasa and have a rest at your hotel and get yourself acclimatized to the high altitude climate.
Day 02: Lhasa (B/L/D)
Your guide will take you visit Jokhang Temple, the Carpet Factory and the Tibetan Traditional Hospital. Afterwards you will visit Norbulingka Park. Afterwards you will be taken back to your hotel for the rest of the day.
Today you will visit the Sera Monastery. Afterwards you will then visit the Potala Palace, constructed in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of united Tibet. Later you will visit a Tibetan family and then be taken back to your hotel for the remainder of the evening.
Day 04: Lhasa / Yamdrok Yumtso Lake / Gyantse / Shigatse (B/L/D)
This morning you will leave for Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. On the way you will enjoy the beautiful view of Brahmaputra River. Then, driving up to Gambala pass which is 4794m high, you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance. Yamdrok Yumtso Lake is one of the three most holy lakes in Tibet. After that, you will pass by the Karola Glacier with the altitude of 5100m. In Gyantse Town, you will have a outside view of the famous Palkhor Monastery and its Kumbum stupa. Late afternoon drive to Shigatse(3836m). Overnight at Shigatse.
Morning visit the Tashilunpo Monastery. It is one of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa in Tibet and the biggest Tibetan Gelugpa Buddhism monastery in back Tibet area (Shigatse area). Then, 5hrs drive back to Lhasa. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day06: Depart from Lhasa (B)
After breakfast, you will be transfered to the airport for the flight to your next destination.
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