China Tibet tour is one of our newly tailored trips in Tibet with 7 days time to explore the historical towns and amazing Himalayan landscapes of ancient China and Tibet. Our agency arranges this 7 days Tibet tour with many years of experiences, great value and best services. China Tibet tour can be started from any part of Mainland China, including Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Xian, Golmud, and Xining or from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal.
The program is pretty much admired by our valued clients. Because of its uniqueness, different experience and amazing landscapes and mountains, this tour is a beautiful and a suitable trip for those visitors who wish to explore the beautiful cities, legendary palaces, monasteries of Tibet and have an experience of a train journey from any part of Mainland China to Lhasa or flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa.
China Tibet Tour Fact
Trip Duration: 07 days China Tibet Tour
Mode of Tour: fly in and fly out
Trip starts: Lhasa fly in
Trip ends: Lhasa fly out
Group size: Minimum 1 to Maximum 15
Accommodation: Hotel and Guest houses stay BB Basis
Transportation: 4WD Land cruiser or minivan
Highlights of China Tibet tour: Train journey from mainland China to Lhasa, Visit ancient Lhasa, Potala palace, Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Gyantse – Shigatse.
Chengdu Lhasa Everest Tour – Outline itinerary
Day 01: Arrive at Lhasa, rest well for altitude. Overnight at hotel. Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa. Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Bazaar. Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa. Drepung and Sera Monastery. Day 04: Lhasa Yangpachen Geothermal-Damxung county-Namtso-Lake-Lhasa (500km roundtrip. Overnight at hotel. Day 05: Lhasa-Lake Yamdrok-Gyantse (Palkhor Monastery & Kumbum Stupa)-Shigatse (350km). Overnight at hotel. Day 06: Shigatse (Tashilhunpo Monastery & Local free market)-Lhasa (280km.). Overnight at hotel. Day 07: Final departure from Lhasa.
Trip Cost: If you wish to make this tour as a private trip with your family, friends and colleagues then please send us an email and let us know how many members are there in your group to do this trip and the category of accommodation you want to use in Lhasa and en route, and then we quote the best price as per your requirements.
China Tibet tour – Detailed itinerary
Day 01: Arrival by train or air, transfer to Lhasa, check in hotel, rest for acclimatization. Upon your arrival at Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Train Station, your Tibetan local guide and driver will pick you up with your name sign, and then they will transfer you to Lhasa city safely. Please be not so anxious to walk much around hotel to see this and that, but you do need a good rest in your hotel for needed acclimatization, otherwise you maybe under the weather little bit and easy get mountain sickness. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa. Today what we will visit in Lhasa is the massive Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple with her vicinities. The Potala palace is Lhasa’s most important landmark and sees a wonder of Eastern architecture. Your first site of this massive structure will be a magical moment which will be remembered for your rest life time. It has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once the home to the Dalai Lama. Well another visit we will take is to Jokhang Temple which locates at Barkhor Bazaar. This temple is the most revered shrine in Tibet and is constantly bustling with devout worshippers. We will also be given the opportunity to shop in Barkor Bazaar, the crowded central market in ancient section of Lhasa where the residence of many local people. Overnight hotel.
Day 03: Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa. After breakfasts in hotel, we will drive to west Lhasa city section (about 11km) and give a visit to the Drepung Monastery, which was once the world's largest monastery. Housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Surprisingly much of the building was left untouched throughout so many hundreds of years.
In the afternoon, the site we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located just a few miles North of Lhasa and is home to several hundred monks. Its famous debating activities are happening 3-4pm quite regularly every working day; we will not give it a miss. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Lhasa Yangpachen Geothermal-Damxung County-Lake Nam-Tso-Lhasa . To experience the natural views of Tibet is a dream of many tourists. This one day roundtrip tour will offer you great opportunity to see the real Tibet. You will see the great mountains, huge grasslands, local nomads, sheep, yaks, goats, horses, most importantly, you will feel the pure huge Lake-Nam-Tso, which is 4718m high. It is the second-largest saltwater lake in China, the first being Koko Nor (Qinghai-Lake) in Qinghai province. More and more people want to visit this holy lake. In clear weather the water is a miraculous shade of turquoise and there are magnificent views of the nearby mountains. The wide open spaces, dotted with the tents of local drokpas (Nomads) are intoxicating. On the way back to Lhasa, we can stop in Yangpachen Hot spring where we can enjoy the Hot spring service on our own if we want. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Lhasa-Lake Yamdrok-Gyantse (Palkhor Monastery & Kumbum Pagoda)-Shigatse(280km) Today's trip is little bit tight because of so much to see. We will pass the two high passes of Khamba La and Kharo La which are over 5000m, and we will bypass the beautiful and snake-like Lake-Yamdrok Tso. We can stop to ride a yak on the back of which we can get pictures of the lake and mountain peaks from a far. Once we get to Gyantse, We will have a quick lunch and rest little bit, then we will drive to see the Gyangtse Dzong and Pelkhor Choede Monastery & Kumbum Pagoda. The Kumbum is much more than a Stupa, as it is surrounded by numerous Tibet murals and small chapel houses. Even if you are not professional art connoisseur you will still be shocked by these ancient murals and architecture. After the visit in Gyantse we will continue another easy drive about one and half hours to Shigatse city which locates 90 km from northwest Gyangtse. Shigatse is the second Tibet's second largest city where we can have a good rest. On this day, mostly, people, especially those from west do not have any mountain sickness. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Shigatse sightseeing then back to Lhasa. After breakfast around 8 am, we will take a walking visit to famous Tashilunpo Monastery, and Shigatse local free market, It is very interesting to see the difference between ancient Tibetan culture and the modern one because there are countless amounts of sights, both modern and ancient to see in this city. Today our tour ends with a relaxing and pretty enjoyable drive back to Lhasa, check in hotel and have good rest before leaving Tibet for next destination. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Final departure from Lhasa. As usual, our guide and driver with the private coach will drop you off to the Lhasa Train Station or Lhasa Gongkhar Airport, you may say them good bye and fly to your destination.
Tibet Travel Permit fee of Tibet
Guided tour as per program
All Monastery entrance fee
Hotel in Lhasa with breakfast
Best available guest houses en route with breakfast basis
Transportation by Toyota Land cruiser 4500 or mini bus
Group visa fee for Tibet
Necessary drop and pick up by private vehicle
Permit transfer charges
Lunch and dinner along the trip
Flight ticket or train tickets
Emergency rescue evacuation cost
Other personal expenses tips, donation, laundry, call and bottle drinks
Any cost arising from Landslides, road blockage & additional transportation cost.
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