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.2017 6 Days Tibet Classic Tour

.2017 8 Days Classic Tibet Namtso Lake Tour

.2017 6 Days Lhasa & Namtso Lake Tour

.2017 8-Day Classic Tibet Mt. Everest Tour

.2017 10 Days Tibet Mt. Everest and Namtso Lake Tour

.2017 Wolong Panda Base Volunteer Work Tour

.2017 April Sichuan to Edge of Tibetan Plateau Birding Tour

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2017 6 Days Lhasa & Namtso Lake Tour

Tibet, the roof of the world, offers fabulous monastery sights, breathtaking high-altitude trekking, stunning views of the world’s highest mountains and one of the most likeable peoples you will ever meet. This trip takes you past glittering mountains, turquoise lakes and over high passes draped with prayer flags and visit ages holy monasteries and temples. For anyone who travels with us, a visit to Tibet will be memorable and fascinating, but also sobering experience. We are here waiting for you. Come and join us!

 

 

Schedule:

Day 1__Arrive in Lhasa 3650m

Arrive in the holy city Lhasa, capital of the mystical Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet. Today we will arrange two times airport/hotel transfer. One is around 12:00 a.m.; another one is around 16:00 p.m. According to the group situation, transfer time could be slightly different. After check in, the rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.

 

      

 

Day 2__Lhasa City Tour 3650m      Breakfast, Dinner

Lhasa City Tour to visit Potala Palace and Sera Monastery. If we are very lucky, we may even come across Sera Monastery’s Monks debiting which was held in the courtyard at around 3:00-5:30 in the afternoon.

Potala Palace: (3700 m) built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king, Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence.

Jokhang Temple: situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet.

Barkhore Street: Spiritual souvenirs and pilgrim accessories line the entire circuit, with stalls selling prayer flags, amulets, turquoise jewellery, Tibetan boots, cowboy hats, yak butter and juniper incense. It’s the perfect place to start your explorations of Lhasa, and the last spot you’ll want to see before you bid the city farewell.

 

Day 3__Lhasa 3650m      Breakfast

Today you will vist Drepung Monastery, Buddhist Sculpture Carving and Sera Monastery.

Drepung Monastery: is definitely among the highlights of a trip to Tibet. Along with Sera and Ganden Monasteries, Drepung functioned as one of the three pillars of Tibetan state' and this one was purportedly the largest monastery in the world, with around 7000 resident monks at its peak. Drepung means 'rich heap' a reference to the white buildings dotting the hillside.

Sera Monastery: is one of the 'great three' Gelug university monasteries of Tibet. The origin of its name is attributed to a fact that the site where the monastery was built was surrounded by wild roses in bloom.

 

      

 

Day 4__ Lhasa 3650m to Namtso Lake 4718m     Breakfast

After breakfast we will drive to Namtso Lake. Upon arrival, we will have a leisure trek around Tashi Island. If weather is clear, you could enjoy the impressive view of Milky Way. Overnight at the lake shore tent guesthouse.

Namtso Lake: You will have a chance to see Nyenchen Thanglha snow mountain ranges, and pass the Nagela(5190m). Namtso Lake is the sky lake which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet; also the highest salt lake.

 

Day 5__ Namtso Lake 4718m to Lhasa 3650m   

Enjoy the sunrise on the Namtso Lake. And then we will drive back to Lhasa City. Before back to Lhasa city you could choose an optional tour to visit Yangpanchen Hot Spring.

Yangpanchen Hot Spring (optional tour): is famous with its geothermal scenery. Every year, Yangpachen Hot Spring emits heat every equal to that 4.7 million tons of standard coal. Lying in a plateau basin, Yangpachen Hot Spring’s geothermal field covers 40 square km. Through the whole year, hot water at 70 degree centigrade boils and bubbles amid a thick fog. The grandest sight appears when the throttle valve is turned on, boiling water and steam will burst straight into the sky. On the background of the great Nyenchen Tangula Mountains and the vast green pasture, the white steam dragon is clearly visible several kilometers away.

 

Day 6__ Lhasa Departure    Breakfast

Today we will arrange two morning hotel/airport transfers. One is around 07:30am; another one is around 11:00 a.m. According to the group situation, transfer time could be slightly different.

 

 

Tour prices start from CNY4650 or USD715 per person.

Please contact sales@pandachinatour.com for the timetable and updated booking situation of this tour.

 

Price included Services:

1.     Tibetan English speaking tour guide.

2.     Tour sites entrance tickets as mentioned in the schedule including Potala Place ticket booking fee and Mt. Everest special fee.

3.     5 nights 3* or 4* accommodation as mentioned in the schedule which depends on your choice. Two people share 1 twin room. If you have a private room, you need pay single supplement. And no matter you choose 3* or 4* hotel, you will stay at local guesthouse at Namtso Lake.

4.     Group transfer. 7-seat vehicle for a group less than 5 participants, 17-seat vehicle for a 5 to 9 participants group and 22-seat vehicle for a 10 to 12 participants group. On Day 1 and Day 6, we will arrange two times of group transfer between airport and hotel.

5.     4 breakfasts and 1 dinner in the local restaurant.

6.     Tibet Permit.

7.     Bottle water. And emergency oxygen bag when it's needed.

 

 

This tour shall commence upon confirmed registration of two participants, and shall not exceed fifteen participants. For more information, please free feel to contact sales@pandachinatour.com.