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5-Night Central Tibet Culture Small Group Tour provided by Tibet Vista

5-Night Central Tibet Culture Small Group Tour

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(Price varies by group size)
2 adults
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12 stops
Day 1
Lhasa Arrival
Day 2
Lhasa Tour (B, D)
Day 3
Lhasa tour (B)
Day 4
Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse(3900m)...
Day 5
Shigatse to Lhasa (B)
Day 6
Lhasa Departure (B)
Important Information
Departure Point
Lhasa Gongga Airport Parking Lot, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China Lhasa Railway Station, Doilungdêqên District, Lhasa, China
6 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
  • Tibet travel permit and other necessary permits needed.
  • Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver (gasoline is included)
  • English-speaking Tibetan guide
  • 5 nights of accommodation at a 4-star or 3-star hotel (Option)
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa
  • Pickup and drop-off from the airport or the train station
  • Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Drinking water provided during the trip
  • Tibet Handy Map
  • Entrance fee of tourist sites
  • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
  • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake
  • Entry/Admission - Karo La Glacier
  • Entry/Admission - Pelkor Chode Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Tashilunpo Monastery
  • Single-supplement if you are a single travel (where there is no another traveler to share twin room with you)
  • Tips to driver and tour guide.
  • All lunches and dinners.
  • Chinese visa or Tibet Group Visa (from Nepal)
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Additional Info
  • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel address in one city of China.Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
  • Please Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
  • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Ines J wrote a review Jul. 2019
Funchal, Portugal26 contributions26 helpful votes
We asked Tibet Vista to organize a personal and private tour for 2, evolving 4 days in Beijing visiting all the great attractions including the Great Wall on a far section, getting us tickets on soft sleepers on the train from Beijing to Lhasa in a 41 hours trip and a 5 days
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Mauiday wrote a review May 2019
Waikiki, Hawaii5 contributions3 helpful votes
This travel agency is very professional from Jim Pel their internet company agent to Garong my tour guide. Also nice hotel that they provide with quality rooms. I don’t usually take guided tours but its required if your traveling to Lhasa and would highly recommend them.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Pekka A wrote a review Nov. 2018
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Travel arrangements and permits were well organized and we always got a fast reply. The tour consisted of two guided days at Lhasa, one day at Shigatse and one seeing sights on the road between Lhasa and Shigatse. First and last days are for travel and can be used to explore
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Endless TravelComa wrote a review Aug. 2018
Dubai, United Arab Emirates5 contributions4 helpful votes
It is over a decade since I was dreaming about this trip! And the dream became reality thanks to Tibet Vista. Well organised, small group trip with knowledgeable and fun guides, especially Daniel was simply amazing with a hint of personal touch in his guiding. Punctual, accurate
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Date of experience: June 2018
pathung wrote a review Jun. 2018
London, United Kingdom3 contributions1 helpful vote
I waited for more than a decade to visit Tibet because of difficulty,getting permit entry. Tibet Vista offer travelers excellent service, assisting them in arranging personalised trips, permit entry and flight tickets. We booked the five night central Tibet culture small group
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Date of experience: May 2018
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Key Details
  • Lhasa, Potala Palace, and 9 more
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 7 days in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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