Known as the roof on the Roof of the World, Nagari, 4,500meters above sea level, is located in the northwestern part of Tibet. It is dotted with lakes without many inhabitants and it is a paradise for wild animals, such as yaks, Tibetan antelopes, and wild donkeys. The historical sites of Nagri include the ruins of the Guge Kingdom and the Toding Monastery.
Itinerary Details : Day01: Flight Chengdu - Lhasa
In the early morning transfer to airport and fly to Tibet. Upon arrival at the Gonggar airport, pick up and transfer to Lhasa which is situated at a altitude of 3650 meters. Overnight in 3 star hotel.
Day02: Sightseeing in Lhasa
We have a full day in this mystical capital exploring the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and the famous Barkor street. Overnight in 3 star hotel.
Day03: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse
The road to Gyantse meanders down through the Kyichu Valley to Yarlong Tsampa (Brahmaputra) River before climbing over Khama La Pass at 4,900 m(16,076 ft).We will stop to take a breath in this majestic topography - the serene turquoise lake of Yamdrok Tso with a backdrop of snow-topped mountains. Before reaching Gyantse, we will make one more ascent over Karo La at 5,200 m(17,060 ft). In Gyantse, you will visit the 14-15th century fortress and temples, most notably the Gyantse Kumbum, the Stupa of 100,000 Deities, which is one of Tibet"s most famous architectural achievements. After that we head to Shigatse. Overnight in 3 star hotel.
In the morning we visit the grand Tashilhunpo Monastery, which was founded by Pachen Lama I in 1447 and remains the center of the Shigatse"s community. After that drive to Latse. Overnight in guesthouse or in tent.
From Latse onwards, we will be driving on rugged roads. Saga, meaning "Happy Land", is situated along the Tsangpo River in a region criscrossed by the upper Brahmaputra and its tributaries. The land becomes rugged, the air thinner and the sky endless and impossibly blue. Overnight in guesthouse or in tent .
Another day"s driving(260km) take us to Paryang in the heart of western Tibet, where the four great rivers of South Asia diverge from their glacial sources around Mount Kailash. During the rainy season, the roads to Paryang are likely to be washed out by floods, in which case we may need to drive the truck through a 30 cm(11.7 inches) deep stream. Overnight in guesthouse or in tent .
Day07: Paryang - Manasarovar lake
Day8: Manasarovar lake - Darchen
Sight seeing in Lake Manasarovar ,en-route visit Seralung, Turgo Chiu monastery and then drive to Darchen.Darchen(4575 meters) is the starting and completion point for the general circuit of the sacred mountain. It is wise to spend at least a day here in preparation. Overnight in guesthouse or in tent.
Day9: Trekking around Mount Kailash
Early morning drive to Tarboche. Meet Yaks & Yak-men and start trek (Parikrama) of Holy Kailash to Dirapuk. Overnight in tent.
Day10: Trekking around Mount Kailash
Day11-Day14: Darchen - Paryang - Saga - Latse - Shigatse - Lhasa.
Return journey to Lhasa. Overnight in guesthouse or in tent in Paryang and in Saga, overnight in 3 star hotel in Shigatse and in Lhasa.
Day15:Fly back to chengdu,end tour
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(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.Transportation: Round airfare Chengdu-Lhasa and transportation to airport,private Toyota Land Cruiser 4500 Or same kind Jeep,yaks (carring your luggage) and groom. (In kailash)
2. Tour guide: Private English speakng tour guide.
3.Accomodation (Lhasa,Shigatse:hotel;other places:guesthouse or tent)
4,Sightseeing ticket: All the entrance fee on the itinerary
5. Meal: meals in kailash (cooked by your groom)
6. Travel insurance
7.Travel permit in Tibet, Only for this itinerary.
Your personal expenses ,such as shopping.
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 accord 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..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.
4.Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland(Over than 3000M).
5.As we travel in Tibet area where the economy is much more backward than other place, the diversity food is limited,so we suggest you order food by yourself or take some solid food.Most of local restaurant only can offer the simple Sichuan and Tibetan dishes.......