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China Tours Roof of the World--Lhasa 8 Days

Roof of the World--Lhasa 8 Days JOIN +

Tour code: RW08LH

Explore the wonders of the cities with visits to the sites rich in culture and history. Have a chat with the local Tibetan Family to learn more about their lives and culture. This 8 days tour let you discover the highlights of Tibet.

    Visiting:

  • Lhasa--5 nights
  • Gyantse--1 night
  • Shigatse--1 night

    Hotel Accommodations:

  • Lhasa--Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa or similar
  • Gyantse--Gyantse Hotel or similar
  • Shigatse--Qiaomulangzong Hotel or similar

    Included:

  • * All inter China transportation
  • * All inter China transfers between airports and hotels
  • * 7 nights in First class hotels based on double occupancy
  • * 7 hotel breakfast, 5 lunches and 3 dinners
  • * Baggage handling, hotel taxes and service fees
  • * Comprehensive sightseeing with admission as noted
  • * Experienced English speaking guide

    Special Entertainment:

  • * Lhasa--Farewell Tibetan Dinner & Cultural Show

    Remarks:

  • *Tour cost is per person, based on double occupancy
  • * Minimum for 2 persons
  • * Surcharge for 1 person is $1200 plus single supplement
  • * Other arrival dates are available

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Lhasa

Your flight lands at Lhasa. You are transferred to the hotel for well deserved rest and adapt to the high altitude.
Day 2

Lhasa

Morning explore the world wonder and pilgrimage site, The Potala Palace. This amazing palace has the honor of being the highest ancient palace in the world. Visit the Jokhang Temple, watch religious pilgrims prostrating themselves at the front gate. Join local people's kora (circle for religion) and stroll around Barkhor Street where you may shop for Tibetan items. (B,L)
Day 3

Lhasa--Gyantse

Today excursion to Gyantse, about 7 hours including the sightseeing time en route. Visit the Yamdruktso Lake. It's one of the top four Buddhist holy lakes in Tibet. Also visit the fabulous scenery of Karuola Glacier, one of the top three continental glaciers in Tibet. (B,L,D)
Day 4

Gyantse--Shigatse

This morning, visit the Pelkor Chode & Kumbum, it's one of the top four Buddhist holy lakes in Tibet. Then, head to the Old Town and visit the Gyantse Castle with Dzong Fortress which is one of the best preserved dzongs in Tibet. After lunch, drive to Shigatse to visit the Tashilunpo Monastery which was traditionally the seat of successive Panchen Lamas. (B,L,D)
Day 5

Shigatse--Lhasa

Today, take a chance to explore this old city and feel the local people's life. Then, drive back to Lhasa. (B,L)
Day 6

Lhasa

After breakfast, explore the Drepung Monastery where used to be the living quarters of the Dalai Lamas. Afternoon, visit the Sera Monastery. Watch the monks' debate and enjoy their special "dance". Debate is a way for the monks to learn sutras and scriptures. (B)
Day 7

Lhasa

Morning visit to Norbulingka Palace, which has plenty of plants and is full of oxygen. Here you can appreciate the beautiful gardens and see some local people going about their daily lives. Have a chat with the locals and visit a Tibetan Family. Then continue to visit the Tsang Khung Nunnery, it's a yellow building which lies on the street parallel and north of Chingdol Dong Lu in Lhasa. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Tibetan Dinner & Cultural Show. (B,L,D)
Day 8

Depart Lhasa

Transfer to airport and take your flight to the next destination. (B)

Price (JAN 2020~DEC 2020)

Arrival Date 2020/Arrive Lhasa (Thu) Land Only Single Supplement
Jan 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 $2399 $600
Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 $2399 $600
Apr 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 $2399 $600
May 7, 14, 21, 28 $2399 $600
Jun 4, 11, 18, 25 $2399 $600
Jul 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 $2399 $600
Aug 6, 13, 20, 27 $2399 $600
Sep 3, 10, 17, 24 $2399 $600
Oct 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 $2399 $600
Nov 5, 12, 19, 26 $2399 $600
Dec 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 $2399 $600
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