This Shangrila is a plateau land with Lhasa as its capital. Lhasa placed at an elevation of 3,597 Mts. is the second highest capital in the world after La Paz, Bolivia (3,660 Mts.). One of the most magnificent Royal Palaces anywhere in the world - the Potala Palace former home of the Dalai Lamas, is built on top of a rock in 1645 and has over 1000 rooms, 10,000 shrines and 200,000 religious statues.
Itinerary Details Day 1: Day 1:Beijing- Lhasa (You aslo can take the Train into Tibet)
Transport to Beijing airport. Arrive at Lhasa Gonggar airport which at a elevation of 3000 meters, drive to Lhasa urban, en route visit Brahmaputra valley, Buddha Sculpture made 11th century and Tibetan village etc. on the drive to Lhasa and check in the Hotel , Free and Have rest in this afternoon.Dinner by your self. (No tour guide service whole day except the Tibetan guide will pick up you at Lhasa airport, please do not have extreme physical activity.)
Day 2:Lhasa Urban Full Day guided Tour
Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Street. Overnight in Lhasa.
Potala: The massive castle was the center of old Tibet Authorities with inestimable values of art, culture and religion.
Jorkhang: The city-start construction is the final destination of all pilgrims from all sects of Tibetan Buddhism.
Day 3:Lhasa - Yangpachen (approximately 100km, at an elevation of 4200m)
In the morning, drive to Yangpachen - the hot spring, see the Northern Tibet Grassland, and the Yangpachen geothermal power plant, after lunch drive to Nyainqentanglha, take photos and back Yangpachen, enjoy the hot spring,then drive to Namtso ,one of the three holy lakes in Tibet .back to Lhasa, and tourists may see the night fair of Lhasa Barkhor Street, or taste the local food..
Depart from Lhasa to Beijing by flight or By train, end tour.
(1.)Pay cash to our tour guide upon your hotel pickup in the morning. Both Chinese RMB and USD are acceptable.
(2.)Transfer the money to tour bank account at least 2 weeks beofore your tour date.
(3.)Pay by Credit Card through Paypal. We will send you the Paypal Invoice. You just need to follow the instructions step by step .
1. three meals a day, eat-out or eat-in according to the situation
2. 2-bed room basis at 3-star hotel or dormitry bed at guesthouse
3 One English guide
5 Permits of Tibet Tourism Bureau and Public Security
6 Entries to attractions listed in the itinerary
7 Service Charge & Government Taxes.
8 Return air fare for Land+Air tour from Beijing to Lhasa
Return rail fare for Land+train tour from Beijing to Lhasa
One-way air ticket plus one way rail ticket for Land+Air+Train tour
1.In the route information below, we outline the rough waypoints, you may contact us and discuss the scenery spots you hope to visit, and we quote you according to your demand, as a tourist, thus you are enabled the most flexibility and making you route comfortable.
2.Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room.
3.Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland(Over than 3000M).
6.As we travel in Tibet area where the economy is much more backward than other places, the food alternative is limited,so we suggest you take some solid food.
7.Prices listed above are valid excluding the periods of Chinese and Tibetan New Year, May day holiday, China National Day holiday ,Tibetan Shoton Festival and other important Festival in Tibet which cause the big tour price change, an enquiry would be necessary for the exact tour price if you happened to travel during these periods...