Dreams Travel’s clients start out from Kunming (2700m), the Spring City, over high mountain passes and huge rivers, through virgin forests and exotic settlements, experiencing both natural and human landscapes in mysterious religious atmosphere.
Itinerary Details : Day1: Kunming-510km-Lijiang (2416m)
Having been the most important terminal market in North-west Yun’nan since Tang Dynasty, Lijiang Town was a masterpiece of China Town Planning, which is the organic combination both economicly and stratagemically. As a melting pot of cultures, its human landscape also melts into its natural landscape. Never ignore its water supply system in Lijiang. It is a wonder.
There are 13 snow-capped peaks over 6,000 meters in Deqin and it is a coincidence that there are 13 nationalities living around. Deqin Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture is spoken highly of such as Shangrila, Home of Dance and Sing, Kingdom of Propagation, etc
Day3: Deqin-220km-Markam (3890m)
Markam was the first dak after entry into Tibet from Yun’nan since long ago, where there are agile and brave Khamba people with their leisurely Guozhuang Dance, elegant String Dance, various madrigals. Dreams Travel takes you into a sea of dancing and singing, a world of wildlife, a realm of Tibetan Buddhism. You can’t tear yourself away from the resplendent and magnificent monastries, gorgeous and sublime landscape and everything you have experienced.
Overnight at guesthouse
Day4: Markam-357km-Baxoi (3910m)
In turn to cross Lawu Mountain Pass(4358m), Lancang River, Dongda Mountain Pass(5010m), Bamda Grassland, Nujiang Mountain Pass(4839m) and to wriggle down to Nujiang Riverside,experiencing the up-and-down of both altitudes(average 2500m) and temperatures(average 20 degrees) and enjoy terrific beauty of nature.
Baxoi means Village at the foot of Warrior Mountain. Overnight at guesthouse
The road runs across an alm with a nice view of snowy peaks and glaciers and into Rawu Valley with variform large icicles, and finds a beautiful meadow around Rawu Lake, primitive forest on the mountainside, further up there are colored rhododendrons and boscages reach snow lines. Overnight at guesthouse
Day6: Rawu-218km-Bomi (2700m)
Sightseeing of Rawu Lake: Water birds in large number are above inverted reflection of forest, glaciers and snow peaks in bluish green lake water, limpid and flat as a mirror.
Bomi , which means “ancestor” in Tibet, enjoys a warm and wet climate due to Southwest Monsoon from Indian Occean, thus gains the names of Tibetan Switzerland, Pearl in Green and so on.The road comes to its most beautiful section with standing trees, gliding rills, hovering eagles on the background of snow-capped mountain, quiet lake, village or farming land.Overnight at guesthouse
Day7: Bomi-233km-Bayi (3000m)
Sightseeing of the spectacularity where Niyang River pours into Yarlungzangbo and overlooking Mt Benri, the holy mountan of Tibetan Local Religion, Mt Namjaqbarwa(7756m).
Overnight at guesthouse
It is exciting to spend hours at Basong Tso (3700m), which hides in virgin forests and is especially canonized by Nyingmpa (Red Sect). The scenery here is beyond praise
Overnight at hotel.
Potala, the largest castle in the world used to be the religio-political center of Old Tibet, the winter palace of Dalai Lama and the cemetery stupas of deceased Dalai Lamas and now it is a great museum of art and teasures.
Jokhang, the final destination of all sects, is where the city and Tibetan Buddhism began.
Norbulinkha, Dalai Lama’s summer palace, gives you some ideas of Dalai Lama’s life and the history of Tibet.
Day 10: Lhasa-170km- Tsethang
Morning 160km 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. 30km ride to Tsetang Town(3551m), the cradle of Tibetan civilization, and check-in at Longma Hotel or Yulong Hotel or Post Hotel according to reservation.
Afternoon 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. Overnigth at Hotel
Day 11: Drive to Airport or Railway Station and Exit
(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.
A.Entrance and exit transport for Land Only tour
B. Visa Fees.
C. airport taxes & fuel recharges
D. Personal Expenses.
E. Single Room Supplement