8-Day Tibet Culture And Scenery Tour
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8-Day Tibet Culture And Scenery Tour

8-Day Tibet Culture And Scenery Tour

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Duration: 8 days
Attraction: Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Street , Potala Palace , Palkhor Monastery , Yamdrok Lake
Update: Jan. 20th, 2013
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  • Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa

    Our local guide will greet you at the airport or the railway station and present you a Hada (presenting Hada is a special ceremony of Tibetan for greeting their guests). Then we will set out for the Holy City – Lhasa which is 3658 meters above the sea level. You could take a rest and adapt yourself to the plateau environment after we arrived at our hotel.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:None
  • Day 2:Potala Palace – Jokhang Monastery – Barkhor Street

    We will visit the highest ancient castle style architectural complex above the sea level – Potala Palace (1 hour). It was the residence of the Tibetan Dalai Lamas, as well as the political, educational and religious center of Tibet. It was built in the 7th century during the reign of Songtsan Gampo. Potala Palace is composed of the White Palace and the Red Palace.

    In the afternoon, we will pay a visit to the Jokhang Monastery which was widely accepted as the spiritual center of Tibet. The precious Statue of 12-year Sakyamuni (the founder of Buddhism) brought to Tibet by Princess of Chinese Tang Dynasty and the statues of some eminent Buddhists are enshrined in the monastery. There are also exquisite murals which present the history and culture of Tibet collected in the monastery. Then we will take a ramble at Barkhor Street (half an hour) which around the Jokhang Monastery. There we could experience the traditional culture and daily life of Tibetan.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 3:Lhasa - Lake Pagsum Co – Nyingchi

    We will set out for Nyingchi via Mira Mountain Pass with an altitude of 5013 meters along national road No.318. We will drive to Lake Pagsum Co (1 hour) via the source of Nyang River, Mainstay (a famous scenic spot in middle reaches of Nyang River which was highly respected and worshipped by local people), Taizhao Ancient City and Bahe Town. Lake Pagsum Co is the holy lake of Nyingma Sect. It covers an area of 25.9 square kilometers with an altitude of 3700 meters. It shapes like a new moon inlaid among the mountains. Then we will drive to Bayi Town – the location of the administrative office of Nyingchi Prefecture.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 4: Nanyi Valley – Lulang Forest Sea

    We will set off for Lulang Forest Sea along national road No.318 after breakfast. We can take an overlook of the 15th highest peak in the world – Mt. Namjagbarwa on the top of Segylara Mountain. We can also have a bird-view of Lulang Forest Sea which was noted for its amazing natural landscapes. Then we will back to Bayi Town.

    In the afternoon, we will make a visit to Nanyi Valley, which was praised as the Medicine King Valley of Tibet. The ecological environment here is well preserved. It is said that the founder of Tibetan medicine cultivated his alchemy and accepted disciples here. Nanyi Valley is the mysterious cradle of Tibetan medicine, as well as an attractive eco-tourism scenic area. Then we will back to Bayi Town.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 5:Nyingchi – Old Cypress Tree– Kaddingo Waterfall – Lhasa (450 kilometers)

    We will drive 15 kilometers toward the east along national road No.318 after breakfast. We will arrive at the Giant Cypress Forest to admire the old cypress tree which was said to be planted by the founder of Bon with a history of 2600 years. Then we will back to Bayi Town the same way to enjoy the charming landscape of Nyang River. We will also make a visit to Kaddingo Scenic Spot to enjoy the mysterious waterfall. We can also take a rest in the Tibetan style village and enjoy the charm of the ancient drawbridge.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 6:Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake – Palkhor Monastery – Shigatse (360 kilometers)

    We will leave Lhasa for Yamdrok Lake through Gambarak Mountain Pass (4780 meters above the sea level) after breakfast. Yamdrok Lake is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. It covers an area of 638 square kilometers with an altitude of 4441 meters. The landscapes of mountains and lakes here tops in southern Tibet. Then we will set out for Shigatse, via Karo-la Glacier and Manla Reservoir. We can also take an overlook of the Zongshan Castles in Gyantse. Then we will make a visit to Palkhor Monastery and after that we will move toward Shigatse, which is the biggest city in Tsang.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 7:Shigatse – Yarlung Zangbo River Valley – Nyemo County – Lhasa (280 kilometers)

    We will make a visit to Tashilhunpo Monastery after breakfast and then back to Lhasa along the national road of China and Nepal. We can appreciate the particular natural landscapes of Yarlung Zangbo River Valley on our way.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 8:Leave Lhasa

    We will transfer you to the airport or railway station.

    Accommodation:NoneMeals:B

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