5 days Lhasa Tour Package-Namtso Lake

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$690.00

Duration

5 days

Best Months To Travel

June, July, Aug, Sept

Overview

The Lhasa Tour Package selects the most striking sceneries and spots around the holy city by extending its way further to the stunning Namtso Lake in the Nomadic region. Your first visit to Lhasa will be greeted by the lovely blue sky and an impressive glimpse of the gigantic Potala palace perched on a small mount called a red hill.

Wonders of the trip start from the holy city of Lhasa by appreciating its prominent historical and religious sites like Potala Palace, Jokahng temple, Sera, and Drepung monastery. While during a couple of days of acclimation and jet lag alleviation, you will deeply be overwhelmed by visiting a number of world heritages and mystical temples. Both Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple are the main focal points of Tibetan pilgrims for centuries ago.

Nevertheless, the bustling street around the Jokhang temple is one of the most devotional circuits known as Bakhor and you will have a great chance to walk shoulder to shoulder with devoted pilgrims came from all over Tibet during your Tibet Lhasa Tour, it is a real pleasure to explore the busy cobbled lanes twisting around the aged buildings in the sprawling monasteries of Drepung and Sera, moreover, a day trip to the holy Namtso lake in the northern nomads’ region complete the trip with full of beautiful memories and experiences on the high plateau. So this tour will be the best-guided tour of Tibet.

Included/Exclude

Tour Cost Includes:
  • - All necessary travel permits to Tibet;
  • - Entrance ticket fees for all the sight spots listed in the program
  • - Private transportation in Tibet: Ranging from 4WD land cruiser to bus depending on the group size and trip route (car gasoline is included), SEE VEHICLE PHOTOS HERE;
  • - Private guide: English speaking local Tibetan guide;
  • - Lodging: available from 5 star hotels to budget guesthouses, SEE HOTEL PHOTOS HERE;
  • - Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour;
  • - Lodging and meals for guide and drivers;
  • - First aid kit;
  • - Liability travel insurance;
Tour Cost Excludes:
  • - Travel insurance covers trip cancellation and emergency evacuation(recommended);
  • - Expenses of personal nature (alcoholic,beverages,laundry,phone call,etc.);
  • - International and domestic flight/train.(Note: we accept flights and train tickets bookings in advance,please check the updated cost and ticket availability with your travel consultant);
  • -;Meals that are not specified in the itinerary (Averagely a meal in Tibet cost USD5 per person);
  • - Gratuities for the guide and driver:

Tour Amenities

Accepts Credit Cards
Car Parking
Free Coupons
Laundry service
Reservations
Restaurant
Wireless Internet

Tour Plan

A short flight to Tibet give you a panorama of the snowy Himalayan ranges or the days of train ride over high plateau by crossing the mighty Thangu la ranges get you to Lhasa with beautiful sceneries along the route, at your arrival at the Gonggar airport or Lhasa Train Station, you will be greeted by our Tibetan guide and driver and transfer to your hotel in Lhasa city, from the airport to Lhasa it is about 60km and it takes less than an hour through the recently built highway, from the train station it is only 25km and it takes about half hour, check in the hotel and take it easy for the rest of the day to acclimatize and alleviate the jet lag. Overnight in Lhasa.
Attractions; Jokhang temple and bustling Bakhor street and Sera monastery. Today is the your first day on the high plateau and some of you may have little head ach which is very common for travelers by the high altitude, so drinking enough water and mild activity on the first few days is recommendable. In the morning our guide will meet you at the hotel and take an easy visit to Jokhang Temple in the centre of the Old Lhasa city. Jokhang temple is one of the most scared temple in all over Tibet and it is always bustling with earnest local pilgrims since from early days. After that you have time to walk around the Bakhor street which is the one of the most devotional circuit as well as crowded central market of Lhasa, during the old days it is the most famous local market but now it is changed to tourist gift shopping centre. The amazing day will ended with a visit to the Sera Monastery, it is built in the fifteenth century by the Jamchen choji Sakya Yeshi who is disciple of Tsongka pa, few different monastic colleges in Sera is home to several hundred monks from different part of Tibet, the famous Buddhist philosophical debates among the monks are happening everyday in the afternoon except Sunday. Continues acclimatize and alleviate jet lag rest of the day. Overnight in Lhasa.
Attractions; Potala palace and Drepung monastery. Today we will visit the famous Potala Palace, the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the masterpiece of Tibetan architecture, it was first built by 33rd King Songtsen Gangpo in 7th century and later in 17th century rebuilt by 5th Dalai Lama, since then it was home to the Dalai Lama and his government. Walking though the long steps are quite challenging but it is worthwhile to leave your foot steps in the spiritual palace of God of compassion which listed in the world heritage in 1994. And in the afternoon, we will visit the Drepung monastery, once the world's largest monastery that housed for more than 10,000 monks, it was resident of the Dalai Lama prior to Potala Palace, but several destructions were taken place in different time but still you have lots of things to see by walking through numbers of narrow and twisted lane through the monk’s apartments is thrilling. Continues acclimatize and alleviate jet lag rest of the day. Overnight in Lhasa.
Attractions; Namtso lake, Mt. Nyechen Thangla, Lagen la pass(5190m), view of Thangula range and Nomad family. Today we drive to north-west of Lhasa via Qinghai-Tibet highway, tracing the Tibet railway to Damshong and then cross the Lagen la pass by driving further west to Namtso lake, north-western part of Tibet is vast pastures for the plateau nomads since from long time and we call it Changthang (Northern plain), from ridge of the Lagen la(5190m) it offers the first view of the amazing Namtso lake vista, the paved road cut through the nomads grasslands and black tents of nomad families can be seen along the road side during summer season, Tashi peninsula is the final destination of the day, in the afternoon you explore around the Tashi Do peninsula and surroundings. Namtso lake is one of the Tibet’s three most holy lake and Tibetans makes pilgrimage circumambulation around the lake on some ritual time which takes about a month or less to complete the whole circle, it is world highest salt water lake and second largest salt water lake in China with 70km in length and 30km in breadth(1st largest salt water lake in China is Kokorno lake in Qinghai province). Late afternoon, drive back to Lhasa, en route you will visit a nomad family to experience the yak wool tent from the inside and you will get chance to know little more about plateau nomads lifestyle. Overnight in Lhasa.
Today our guide and driver will send you to the airport or train station and it is time to say your good bye and depart to your next destination. Before your departure, we will appreciate if you can spend a short time to evaluate our services either by filling the feedback form or simply send us an email. The trip officially end

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Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Cristian Pumarino Jun,11 2019 01:29:35
We are 3 people that will travel from Chengdu to Lahsa by train, arriving around August 5th. We want to take 4 days tour in Lhasa.  We need to know how to book the tour with you, the price, how to pay it and what are the documents we need to go there. We will get our tourist visa to visit China after we book the tour. Two of us will travel form Chile in South America and our son -also chilean- will do it form South Africa. Stay tuned to reply
Lakshmi May,23 2019 15:20:14
Hi, I am interested in this tour. But I cannot exert myself much and was wondering if I can skip the Kailash Kora and use other forms of transportation. I do however want to see Mt. Kailash. Also are you able to provide oxygen?
matteo May,18 2019 16:19:11
Hello! we would kindly like to know what’s the cheapest offer you have for this guided tour. We’re two people thank you!!

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