September 01, 2017 - March 31, 2018
|Travel Month||Double occupancy||Single traveler||Single Supplement|
|September - October||$1287||$2255||$276|
|Nov - March||$838||$1505||$218|
*Price per person based on double occupancy
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Day 01: Fly to Lhasa
Transfer to airport for flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Lhasa airport, Tibetan guide meets you and drive to Lhasa city (1hr). Check in hotel and take rest for acclimatization. You will experience some mild symptoms of altitude sickness that includes light-headedness, disorientation, headache etc. Drink plenty of water and take enough rest.
Day 02: At Lhasa
Today, you will visit Drepung Monastery, Jorkhang Temple and the Barkhor Street, all deeply associated with Tibetan people, their religion and culture. Drepung Monastery, situated to the west of Lhasa city, was thelargest and the richest of the three major Yellow Sect monasteries of Lhasa. From here, we will drive to the center of Old Lhasa to visit the The Jokhang Temple which was original built in 647 AD by the queen of King Songtsan Gampo, the Tang Princess Wen Cheng, hiring craftsmen from Tibet, China and Nepal. The Barkhor, which means a pilgrim’s inner circuit, is situated in the heart of Lhasa and circles the Jokhang Temple. As time went on, shops and businessessprung up in the Barkhor Street and it slowly became a prosperous area.
Day 03: At Lhasa
Morning we will visit the Potala Palace and in the afternoon, Sera Monastery and Norbulingkha Palace. The world famous Potala Palace of the Dalai Lama is located on "Red Hill", to the west of old Lhasa and it dominates the Lhasa skyline. This architectural wonder of the world used to be the administrative and political center of Tibet and even today, it draws the greatest fascination of the visitors and pilgrims. From here, visit Norbulinka the summer palaces of the Dalai Lamas, which is situated 2.5 miles west of Potala Palace. In the afternoon, we visit Sera Monastery, the last of the three principal Yellow Sect monasteries to be built in Lhasa. Sera means”Hailstone” in Tibet, and legend tells that it hailed during the foundation of this famous monastery. We will visit the meditation room, the reception room and the throne room and also have an opportunity to see the debating session of the monks. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 04: Lhasa-Tsedang (122miles, 4 hrs)
Leave Lhasa early morning for Tsedang- the gateway to Yarlung Valley. About 20 miles before Tsedang,visit ancient Samye Monastery. Samye is the first Buddhist Monastery of Tibet. We retrace our drive continue to Tsedang.
Day 05: At Tsedang
Visit Tradruk Temple and Yambulakhang Palace. Tradruk Temple lies about 4 miles south of central Tsedang and is one of the earliest Buddhist Temples in Tibetan history. It is said that King Songtsan Gampo established the temple to suppress the Evil Ogress and allow his kingdom to prosper. Later, the temple became the winter palace of the King and Princess Wencheng in Tsedang. From here, we continue 4 miles farther south to Yambulhakang, which towers at the summit of Mt. Tashitseri, on the east bank of the Yarlung River. This is the first palace as well as one of the earliest constructions in Tibet. From here we have a bird's eye view of the whole beautiful Yarlung Valley. In the afternoon, we visit the Chongye Valley to see the tombs of ancient Tibetan Kings.
Day 06: Depart
Transfer to airport for flight to other destination or to home.
|LOCATION||NO. OF NIGHTS||HOTELS|
|Lhasa||4||Kyichu Hote 3*|
|Tsedang||1||Tsedang Hotel 3*|
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