Samye(built in 8th century):the premier monastery of Red Sect or Nyingma in Tibtan.
Mt Cho Oyu(8150m), Everest(8848m) and Lhotse(8516m)
Sakya(built in 1073):the premier monastery of Grey Sect or Sakya in Tibetan
Ganden (built in1409):the premier monastery of Yellow Sect or Geluk in Tibetan.
Nam Co (4718m) & Mt Nyainqentanglha (7114m)
Tsurpu (built in 1185):the premier monastery of White Sect or Karma Kagyu in Tibetan.
Itinerary Details : Day1: Arrival in Lhasa, either by air or by train
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-Xigatse (320Km)
400km ride to Xigatze(3800m), the capital of Rear Tibet, via Yamzho Yun Tso, the sacred lake,Gyantse( 3900m), the typical Tibetan town. Visits to Pelkor Chode(built in 1418) & Shalu(built in 998). Check-in at Shenghu Hotel or alike.
Visit to Tashilhumpo, Panchan Lama’s seat. 260km ride to Tingri(4500m), where a nice view of Mt Cho Oyu(8150m), Everest(8848m) and Lhotse(8516m) is beheld. Guesthouse.
100km ride to Rongbuk(built in 1899, 4980m high). 9km yakcart ride by to Base Camp (5200m). Guesthouse.
160km ride to Sakya, (built in 1073, 4200m high), the premier monastery of Grey Sect or Sakya in Tibetan. Guesthouse.
Visit to Drepung(built in 1416, the largest of all) & Sera(built in 1419), both subject to Gelik
160km ride to Ganden (built in1409,3800m high), the premier monastery of Yellow Sect or Geluk in Tibetan. Ride-on 65km to Reting (built in 1056) Guesthouse.
65km ride to Nam Co (4718m), by which stands Mt Nyainqentanglha (7114m), the Holy Mountain of the whole northern tribes.
Afternoon ride-on 320km to Tsurpu (built in 1185,4300m high), the premier monastery of White Sect or Karma Kagyu in Tibetan.Guesthouse.
2-hour ride to Songkha Ferry, 1.5-hour boating across Yarluzangbo and 0.5-hour ride to Samye(built in 8th century), the premier monastery of Red Sect or Nyingma in Tibtan.Afternoon ride to Tsetang Town(3551m) and check-in at Longma Hotel or Yulong Hotel or Post Hotel according to reservation.
Tsetang is the cradle of Tibetan civilization.
12km ride to Yumbulagang(built in 2nd century B.C), 1st Tibetan King’s Castle Via Trandruk Monastery(built in 7th century, subject to Geluk now), in which Pearl Thangkha is kept.
Day12: Lhasa- Airport or Railway
(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 Chengdu to Lhasa
Return rail fare for Land+train tour from Chengdu to Lhasa
One-way air ticket plus one way rail ticket for Land+Air+Train tour
A. Entrance and exit transport for Land Only tour
B. Visa Fees.
C. airport taxes & fuel recharges
D. Personal Expenses.
E. Single Room Supplement
1.The cost base on 2pax size group.
2.Max pax: 3/1 vehicle, 7/2 vehicles, 11/3 vehicles, etc
3.Season:all year around & April to October is recommendable
4.Land Only means the tour fare excluding air fare or train fare;
Land+ Air means the tour fare including round air fare from and to Chengdu; Land+Train means the tour fare including round rail fare from and to Chengdu while Land+Air+Train means the tour fare including one-way air ticket and one-way rail ticket from and to Chengdu according to the booking.....