Lhasa & Tsedang
Guaranteed daily departure based on two people or more.
Tour code: 6TIBET
Day 1 Arrive Lhasa -Tsedang (L, D)
Arrive at Lhasa Gong Gar Airport. Your guide will meet and drive you to Tsedang, with altitude of 2.5miles, the motherland and origin of Tibetan culture. Visit the first palace in Tibet, Yombulakang, the first farmland and Changzu Temple, also called the Pearl Monastery. Check into Tsedang Hotel
Day 2 Tsedang (B, L, D)
Visit Samye, the first monastery in Tibet after taking the wooden skiff powered by a tractor engine to cross the Yaluzhangbu River. Here you can enjoy the historical site of Tibetan Buddhism and study the difference of architecture between Tibetan, Chinese and Indian Monasteries.
Day 3 Tsedang to Lhasa (B, L)
After breakfast in the hotel, leisurely drive to Lhasa. Check into Lhasa Hotel. The rest of the day is free to adjust the high altitude, 3miles high above the sea level.
Day 4 Lhasa (B, L, D)
After breakfast in the hotel, you will begin your exploration to this Holy City. Visit the Potala Palace, where the Dalai Lama used to preside. In the afternoon, visit the Jorkang Temple, which is located at the very center of the Lhasa city. Later you can stroll along the Barkore Street where Tibetan shops present Tibetan medicines, hand-made crafts, etc.
Day 5 Lhasa (B, L, D)
Today's sightseeing includes the Tsepung Monastery, one of the biggest monasteries in Tibet, then onto Tibetan Carpet Factory. In the afternoon, visit Sera Monastery and Norbulingka Temple which is the summer palace of Dalai Lama.
Day 6 Exit Lhasa (B)
After breakfast, you can choose to fly to Chengdu and continue your trip into China, or fly to Kathmandu, Nepal. We provide the transfer from the hotel to the airport.
B= Breakfast L= Lunch D= Dinner
Tour code: 6TIBET
2007 Dates & Cost:
2 - 5
6 - 9
10 & over
Mar ¨C May Sept - Nov
June - Aug
Tour cost includes:
- 5 night hotel accommodation in best hotel in town with daily breakfast
- Round trip transfers between airport & hotel with baggage assistance
- Private escorted sightseeing tours, English speaking guide & admissions
- Meals that are listed in the itinerary
- Tibet permit if you have the visa to enter into China
- The transportation into and exit from Lhasa
- Chinese visa
- Travel insurance
- Tips and gratitude
- Travel Tips to Tibet
When to travel in Tibet
The best season for travel to Tibet is from April to October. July and August are the raining season and the scenery is beautiful, yet the heavy rain will cause a result of bad road condition. Winter is also a good time to visit places along the Yalutsangpo valley, such as Lhasa, Tsetang, Nyinchi, Gyangtse & Shigatse, for the day time temperature is about 15¡æ above zero (about 60 F).
The most important concern of the visitors to Tibet is the mountain sickness, because the average elevation of Tibet is about 4000 meters above sea level. If you have never been to highland before, you may feel a little bit uncomfortable when you first arrive, such as headache, dizzy, heavy breathing, tired and insomnia, for the air there contains less oxygen. But these uncomfortable feelings will disappear automatically after one or two days. Those with heart diseases or high blood pressure should be much more careful and better consult your doctor before going to Tibet.
Adapting to Highland Climate
In order to adapt to highland climate quickly, please take everything easy and have a good rest; drink much more water, better not to smoke or drink alcohol; keep warm to avoid catching cold; prepare some pain-killers for necessary use.
Traveling in Tibet, you need to bring some warm clothes, for the temperature differs much during the day and night. Even in Summer time, sweater and jacket are necessary
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