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8 Days Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-Namtso Tour

Brief Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival Lhasa
Day 02 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang,Barkhor Street (B,,D)
Day 03 Lhasa Drepung Monastery,Sera Monastery (B,,)
Day 04 Lhasa to Gyantse to Shigatse(330km) Karola Glacier, Yamtso Tso Lake, Gyantse Kumbum (B,,)
Day 05 Shigatse to Lhasa(280km) Tashilunpo Monastery, Brumaputra River (B,,)
Day 06 Lhasa to Namtso Lake Namtso Lake, Tashido island. Grassland (,,)
Day 07 Namtso to Lhasa Sun rise of Namtso Lake (B,,)
Day 08 Departure Lhasa (B,,)

Cost Season
Single Supple ↓
Hotel ↓ 11.16-next3.31 4.1-6.25 6.26-8.25 8.26-10.15 10.16-11.15
Hostel 948 815 948 916 783 \
Budget 977 834 977 945 802 170
Comfort 1040 900 1040 1008 843 196

1. Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
2. Transport - Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city - Lhasa City transportation, Tourist Vehicle according to Group size
3. Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
5. Travel Agency Service Charge
6. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance;
7. Accommodation sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa;
8. welcome Tibetan Style dinner

1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
3. personal expense

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train

You are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by our professional employee and send you to reserved hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included: ——
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/ Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street (B,D)
Morning section to visit the famous Potala palace and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels. Afternoon we will visit the holist temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple, and at Barkor Kora,which is the most famous Kora in Tibet,we can buy Tibentan traditional or religious things. Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included: Breakfast & Welcome Dinner
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery/ Sera Monastery (B)
Today, we will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera.If we are very lucky,we may even come acrossSera Monastery’s Monks debiting which was held in the courtyard at around 3;00-5:30 in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa
Meals included: Breakfast
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 04 Lhasa/Yamdrotso lake/Gyangtse/ Shigatse (B) Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m, We move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, where spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. And in Gyantse, Kubum monastery.is also a famous we can not miss. Overnight at Shigatse
Meals included: Breakfast
Hotel:Tsangba Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 05: Shigatse/Lhasa ( B)
Before spending about 4 hours to drive back to Lhasa from Shigatse, we will visit the largest Monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilunpo monastery, Tashilunpo monastery is one of the six great Gelukpa institutions and was founded in 1447 by a disciple of Tsongkapa, containing the world's largest gilded copper image (26m high) of future god Jampa. Then drive along the Friend-ship Highway back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included: Breakfast
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 06 Lhasa/Namtso Lake (220km, 4 hours) (B)
Our guide and driver pick you up from your hotel around 08:00am, and then we drive to Namtso Lake. On route, you can view Nyenchen Thanglha. In summer (May to August), you may see sheepherders and their tents, groups of sheep and yaks. Namtso Lake is known as Heavenly Lake. You can do a very relax trekking around the lake side and Tashi Island. Namtso Lake is actually the lake in the sky, it is about 5000m high lies on the highest plateau in the world. To spend a night at lake shore is fantastic, the night sky is so clear that you could see all the stars twinkling on the sky, so close to you as if you could stretch your hands to pick the stars. Overnight at Lake Shore Tent Guest House, dorm bed
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 07 Namtso/Lhasa (220km, 4hours)
Get up early to view the beautiful sunrise at Namtso Lake.
You can trek along the lake shore to Tashi Dor Island to explore the meditation caves. Drive to Dumxung to have lunch. Then, head back to Lhasa. On the way return to Lhasa from Namtso, we will pass a famous hotspring — the Yampanchen. If some tourists are interested in it, we can stop over for a while and have a bath. (Hot spring cost is on travelers) Overnight in Lhasa
Meals included: ——
Hotel:Mandala Hotel(or other similar Hotel )

Day 08: Lhasa airport dropping off(B)
Your tour guide and driver will help to drop you at the Lhasa airport, end the service
Meals included: Breakfast