6 Days Tibet Easy Culture Tour
Highlights
  • Marvel at the exotic nature landscape as well as the civilization relics of Tibet
  • Witness the thrilling monk debating at the stunning Sera Monastery
  • Explore the Tibetan daily lifestyle and distinct customs of local residents
  • Take a deep insight into the Tibetan Buddhism and historical and cultural heritage


 6 Days
 Private Tour
Available Everyday

Itinerary Detail

Tibetan Plateau is called "the Roof of the World" due to its high elevation. Most of the Tibetan residents believe in Buddhism, which has cast a mysterious veil on this plateau. Entering Tibet you feel as though you've entered an entirely different world.


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Day 1  Lhasa Arrival (L+D)

 Lunch& Dinner

Our tour guide and private driver will meet you at Lhasa Kongga International Airport or train station and transfer you to the downtown hotel in Lhasa (altitude 3,650m) with about one and an half hours' driving(100km). On the way, you'll get greeted by Nie Tang Buddha, a Buddha image engraved in the mountain face.

After arriving in hotel,your guide will help you check in the hotel.Afterwards, you'd better have a rest and acclimatize yourself in case of high altitude reaction.

Lama blowing horn

Tibetan costume

Travel Tips:

We recommend you take the morning flights, which are more punctual, so that you have enough time to rest and acclimatize yourself of the climate in Lhasa in advance.

Day 2  Lhasa (B+L+D)

  Breakfast& Lunch& Dinner

This morning, we will take a easy visit to Jokhang Temple , which is 1300 years old and is one of Tibet's holiest shrines. It was built to commemorate the marriage of the the Tang princess Wencheng to King Songtsen Gampo, and houses a pure gold statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni brought to Tibet by the princess.
And then wander through the Barkhor Street , the crowed central market of Lhasa. It is essentially a pilgrim circuit that proceeds clockwise around the periphery of the Jokhang Temple. It is also a hive of market activity, an astounding pilgrim jamboree, and a wonderful introduction to Tibet.

In the afternoon, we will visit the Sera Monastery , which 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..

Daily debate of monks

Barkhor Street

Travel Tips:

Taking photos with camera is not permitted inside the monasteries, and don’t wear hat, shorts and sleeveless when entering the Tibetan monasteries.

Day 3  Lhasa (B+L+D)

  Breakfast& Lunch& Dinner

Today our main task is to experience the charming of the Potala Palace , the cardinal landmark in Lhasa.The most imposing attraction in Lhasa. One of architectural wonders of the world contains 13 storeys tall and thousands of rooms.We kindly suggest you take taxi to the top of the palace which costs about 10 and then walk down after your visiting.

Afterwards, continue a trip to Drepung Monastery .It lies in west of Lhasa under Mt. Gambo Utse, clustered round by the black mountain, its white grand buildings shining under the sunlight. Built in 1416, it is considered as one of the largest monasteries in the six principle monasteries of Gelu Sect in China. 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).

Interior of Potala Palace

Shoton Festival


Shoton Festival

The annual Shoton Festival is known for all tourist from home and abroad, holding in every late June or early July of Tibetan calendar. As the beginning of the festival, Buddha painting unveiling ceremony in Drepung Monastery is the most remarkable. The 500-square-meter painting of Sakyamuni is gradually open on the hillside back of the monastery as the light in the very first morning.


Day 4  Lhasa - Tsetang (B+L+D)

  Breakfast& Lunch& Dinner

This morning we will first go through the Gangpo Ri mountain on the way to Tsethang. Meanwhile, we will cross the widest part of Yarlung Zangbo River and finally visit the first Monastery in Tibet—— Samye Monastery . After spending 2 hours on a local boat just to cross the river and another half an hour taking local tractor or truck to reach Samye. Today's journey will end in Tsetang and you will stay there overnight.

Gangpo Ri Mountain

Samye Monastery


Samye Monastery

Samye Monastery is at the foot of Mt. Haibusi, on the north bank of the Yarlung Zangbo River in Jialang county. It is important to Tibetan people. They say if you see the complete temple, you would have traveled the entire universe. To be honest, virtually you do. This monastery is built in a manner which copies the formation of universe exactly the way it is mentioned in the sutras. The uniquely designed monastery is also famous for the various murals on the walls of the monastery and ancient artifacts that are well preserved and can be found only in this monastery.


Day 5  Tsetang Sightseeing (B+L+D)

  Breakfast& Lunch& Dinner

Start your day with the valley of the old civilization——Yarlung Valley. This majestic area is widely believed to be the cradle of all of Tibetan civilizationa as well as the birth place of Tibetan People.
Afterwards, continue a trip to Tibetan Kings Tombs. At night, you will stay overnight at Tsetang.

Yarlung Valley

Tibetan Kings Tombs

Day 6  Drive back to Lhasa (B)

  Breakfast

This morning we will transfer you to Lhasa Kongga International Airport or train station. That is the end of your tour. Say goodbye to Lhasa and begain your next journey.

Hotel Options:
City\Star-level
Lhasa St. Regis Lhasa Resort or
Shangri-La Hotel
Gang-gyan Hotel or
Thangka hotel
Yak hotel

Procedures for foreigners into Tibet:
A power of attorney which proves mainland agencies request Tibet travel agents receiving the visitors.
The travel groups information and the place of inbound and outbound.
China’s total tourist routes and the name of the local travel agency.
Mission number, nationality and the valid date of the visa.
The travel routes and entry time in Tibet and a detailed agenda.
The individual's nationality, name, occupation, age, sex and passport number.
Note:
The above information are all requested faxing the typed document. Handwritten and email are not available.
Travel agencies must have the text of the paper and the travel agencies' seals. The seals should cover the name of the customers.
If the visitors just travel in Lhasa, we need a copy of the passport.
If the visitors travel outside Lhasa city, the team needs for a travel permit and the authorization Tourism Bureau permit, insurance and the security office of certification.
When you visit Ali and the non-open areas, you need for the authorization of the Tibet Military District, visa and the Foreign Affairs Office forth permit.
How to Book?
You can book online or by email, tell us which hotel you will live in Lhasa.
Please do remember to give us your personal information for Tibet Travel Permit (email us the photo-copy of your passport and visa and Profession)
The local tour fee will be increased in July and Aug every year, you should consult your travel consultant about the new price in advance before booking.

 Price Including
  • All transfer in the itinerary
  • Luggage transfers between airport and hotel
  • Meals and sight entrance tickets as listed
  • English speaking tour guide + private car / van & driver
  • Hotel accommodation (two people live in one room)
  • All Service Charge and Taxes.
  • Tibet Travel Documents
 Price Excluding
  • Tips for the tour guide and driver.
  • Horse back riding.
  • Personal expenses.

 Private Tour :
 Best Value
  • Customizable.
  • Flexible and time saving.
  • No need to wait for others from different hotels.
  • A private tour guide and car for you.

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