Holy Lake 5-Day Tour
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Holy Lake 5-Day Tour

Holy Lake 5-Day Tour

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Duration: 5 days
Attraction: Jokhang Temple , Barkhor Street , Potala Palace , Sera Monastery , Tibet Museum , Drepung Monastery , Namtso 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 Temple – 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 Songtsen Gampo. Potala Palace is composed of the White Palace and the Red Palace.

    In the afternoon, we will pay a visit to the Jokhang Temple 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 Temple. There we could experience the traditional culture and daily life of Tibetan.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 3:Drepung Monastery – Sera Monastery – Tibet Museum

    We will make a visit to Drepung Monastery in the morning. It is the largest monastery in the world and one of the three great monasteries of Gelug Sect. There were more than 10000 Buddhists in the monastery in its heyday.

    In the afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery – one of the three great monasteries in Lhasa which is noted for its Buddhism scripture debating. Sera means wild rose in Tibetan. It was constructed by a famous disciple of Tsongkhapa in 1419. The monastery covers an area of 0.11 million square meters. Then we will tour to Tibet Museum, where we could learn the history and culture of Tibet.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 4:Lhasa – Lake Namtso - Lhasa (500 kilometers)

    We will set out for Lake Namtso 250 kilometers away from Lhasa. It is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet and a famous holy place of Tibetan Buddhism. It covers an area of 1900 square kilometers with an altitude of 4718 meters. It is the second largest salt water lake in China and also the highest salt water lake above the sea level.

    Accommodation:3-star Standard Hotel Meals:B
  • Day 5:Leave Lhasa

    We will see you off at the airport or railway station.


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