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10-Day Tibetan Wonders

Tour Code: CF-TB-06
Tour Name: 10-Day Tibetan Wonders
Note: B—Breakfast, L—Lunch, D—Dinner

Destination:

Departs: It's up to you to decide

Tour Highlights

>>Pala Manor
>>Potala Palace
>>Namtso Lake
>>Everest Base Camp trek
>>Tashilunpo Monastery
>>Yangpachen Hot Springs

Tour Overview
This itinerary is perfect for travelers who want to discover the unique Tibetan funeral cultures, religions, sacred snow peaks, holy lakes with legends of fairies...and trek to the Mt. Everest Base Camp will be unforgettable experiences in their lifetime.

Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa (no meals)
Meet your guide and driver at the airport or train station. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.

Day 2 Lhasa (B, L)
Begin the day with a sightseeing tour of the world's "Holy Land of Buddhism," including a visit to the icon of Tibet -- Potala Palace. Explore the Jokhang Temple, and then enjoy a walk on the Barkhor Street at your own pace.

Day 3 Lhasa/Nyingchi/Bayi (B, L, D)
Travel to Nyingchi via Gongbo'gyamda. On the way, visit the holy lake of the Red Sect (of Lamaism ) - Basomtso Lake. Continue the drive to Nyingci along the beautiful Niyang River, it is said to be an aggregate of the plaintive tears of the holy mountains. Drive through the Mila Pass (5013M asl) and stop over to take some pictures of the pristine Tibetan villages, forest, valleys and glaciers as you make your way to "Lesser Switzerland" – Nyingchi, also known as the “Throne Of The Sun" in Tibetan language.

Day 4 Nyingchi/Lhasa (B, L)
This morning, visit the Giant Cypress Forest. Afterward, drive through Niyang River Valley, where snow-clad mountains, virgin forests and meadows provide a home for a variety of wildlife. Cross the Mila Pass (5230M asl), your journey continues through the picturesque Bajietang Grassland as you make your way back to Lhasa.

Day 5 Lhasa/Gyangtse/Shigatse (B, L, D)
Westward cross the Gangbala Snow Mountain (4990M asl) to Shigatse. Shigatse is known as "the city of heroes", has innumerable lakes, meadows, snow-clad peaks, forests, waterfalls, and unspoiled alpine scenery. Continue the journey to the holy Buddhist Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, where you’ll enjoy a great view of villages, forest, meadows, sheep, and ice-sculpted mountains. The scenery is nothing short of spectacular! Proceed to explore the Palkhor Monastery, Zhongshan Fort Ruin of Resisting British Army, and the Pala Manor - an epitome of the feudal serfdom system, where you can learn some real facts about the serfs and the serfowners in the old days.

Day 6 Shigatse/Dingri (Shegar)  (B, L, D)
After breakfast, drive to Shegar (the new town of Dingri) via Lhatse, the origin place of Tibetan knife. On the way, we will cross the Gyatsola Snow Mountain (5220 M asl).

Day 7 Dingri/Everest Base Camp/Shigatse (B, L, D)
Pay a visit to the Rongbuk, a temple of the Red Sect of Lamaism which has the highest altitude of its kind in the world. The temple is located at the end of the famous Rongbuk Glacier, about 20 km from the top of the Mt. Everest. The temple attracts many tourists every day as it offers a great view of the mountain. Afterward, trek (or hire a carriage) to the Everest Base Camp.

Day 8 Shigatse/Lhasa (B, L)
Visit the traditional seat of successive Panchen Lamas - the Tashilunpo Monastery. Later, drive back to Lhasa.

Day 9 Lhasa (B, L)
Today's excursion takes you to the Namtso Lake to enjoy the amazing view of the endless north Tibet plain and the snow-clad Nyainqentanglha Mountains. Then take a hot spring bath in Yangpachen before driving back to Lhasa.

Day 10 Lhasa/Exit (B)
The trip ends today with you departing on individual schedules. Transfers are provided to the airport or the train station.

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Questions & Comments

  • Ripple on May 13, 2011, 5:00 pm

    Yes Thomas, the foreigners are not allowed to visit Tibet from June 28 to August 5. We're not so sure whether the foreigners can visit Tibet or not after August 5 because the government has the last word, but let's keep in touch. I'll send you the news once we get the info from the government.

  • Thomas on May 13, 2011, 1:28 pm

    Hi, I was told Tibet can not visited from June 28 to August 5. Is this true. Are tours after August 5 possible?

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