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6 Days Lhasa and Lake Namtso Group Tour

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    Day 1: Arrival Lhasa

    Pass By: Great Tibet Tour, No.23, Row 11, Zhaji Unit 5th Alley, Zhaji Residential Quarter, Zhaji E Rd, Lhasa 850000 China
    Pick up and transfer to the hotel

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the 3/4 star hotel

    Day 2: Lhasa Suburb

    Pass By: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Today’s first attraction is to visit Drepung Monastery which is the world's largest monastery that housed for more than 10,000 monks; it was the resident of the Dalai Lama. After lunch, you will continue to visit the Sera Monastery which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje.

    Pass By: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    The most attractive thing of Sera Monastery is the Buddhist Scriptures debating held in the courtyard between 15:00 - 17:00 from Monday to Saturday.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the 3/4 star hotel

    Day 3: Lhasa City

    Pass By: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    n the morning our guide will meet you at the hotel and first take you to visit the famous Potala Palace, the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the masterpiece of Tibetan architecture, it was first built by 33rd King Songtsen Gangpo in the 7th century and rebuilt it later in the 17th century by 5th Dalai Lama, now it is a museum and world heritage site.

    Pass By: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the afternoon, we will go to visit Jokhang Temple in the center of the old Lhasa city. Jokhang Temple is one of the most sacred temples in all over Tibet and it is always bustling with earnest local pilgrims since from early days.

    Pass By: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    you will take a walk around the Barkhor street which is the one of the most devotional circuit as well as a crowded central market of Lhasa, located in the old area of Lhasa City Tibet, it is a very ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple and the locals are always proud of it. As a symbol of Lhasa, it is also a must-see place for visitors.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the 3/4 star hotel

    Day 4: Lhasa- Namtso(4718m)- Dangxiong, 340km, approx. 6hrs

    Pass By: Namtso Lake National Park, Namtso Lake, Damxung County China
    You'll arrive at Namtso Lake after passing NagelaPass(5150m), it covers a total area of more than 1900 square kilometers, being the second largest salt lake in China. At an elevation of 4718 meters, it is also the highest altitude salt lake in the world, the furthest depth being more than 33m. Besides, you can enjoy the view of Sky-Road railway with snow mountain background; while standing at the famous Nagela Pass, you can see the stunning view of holy Namtso Lake. In the afternoon, you will do leisure trek around Tashi Island. If the weather is good, you will have a chance to enjoy the marvelous sunset view of the lake. Then we will drive to Dangxiong for and accommodation. Starting from 2019, all the guesthouses at the lakeside will be removed due to the environmental protection.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in Yutuo hotel

    Day 5: Dangxiong - Lhasa, 164km, approx. 4hrs

    Pass By: Yangbajingzhen Firm, China, Xizang Zizhiqu, Lasa Shi, Dangxiong Xian, 109国道
    In the morning, we will head back to Lhasa.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight in the 3/4 star hotel

    Day 6: Depart from Lhasa

    Pass By: Great Tibet Tour, China, Xizang Zizhiqu, Lasa Shi, Chengguan Qu, No.674, Group 3, Lalu Community, Xuexin Village Street
    Today your guide and driver will escort you to the airport or railway station for your next destination. Before your departure, we will appreciate if you can spend a few minutes to evaluate our services either by filling the feedback form or simply send us an email when you back home. Your whole trip officially ended.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Lhasa, capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, China
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6 days
    Inclusions
    • 5x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • 5 nights accommodation
    • Lodgings: 4 Nights, twin room en suite in 3★/4★, 1 Night, dorm bed at guesthouse or nomad tent;
    • Meal: 4 Breakfasts and 1 Welcome Dinner;
    • Travel-licensed vehicle fee;
    • Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time on first and last day;
    • Guide: experienced local English-speaking tour guide;
    • Permit: Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB)
    • Travel Agency Liability insurance;
    • Government Tax;
    • Oxygen tank for emergency use;
    • One bottle of mineral water per person per day.
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Breakfast
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Flight or Train fee;
    • China Visa;
    • Lunch and Dinner, unless specified;
    • Gratuities to guide and driver according to your budget and level of satisfaction.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Travelers need to provide the copy of passports and China visa in advance;
    • Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB) often takes about 12-working-day to apply. If you couldn’t provide the required docs and information on time, an extra fee for USD 50~80/permit will be charged.
    • If you're flying into Tibet from mainland China: You need the original copy of the Tibet travel permit, so we will send it to your hotel in China.
    • If you're taking a train to Tibet from mainland China: You will need a printed copy of the Tibet permit to enter Tibet, so we will send it by email.
    • If you fly into Tibet from Kathmandu, Nepal: You will not need to have a Chinese visa, but a Tibet Group Visa which applies for the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu. When you send the copy of your passport to us, we will help you to get the Tibet Group Visa.
    • Single Supplement: Our quote is based on twin rooms. If you are a single traveler, you will pay a single supplement at the time of booking. If you like, we will try best to match you with another traveler to share the twin rooms, then the single supplement will be refunded.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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