Lhasa and Yarlung Valley Tour

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa

Your Tibetan English-speaking tour will greet you with the traditional scarf called “Hada” in Tibetan language and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa. Upon arrival, it is free for you to acclimatization the altitude. Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Lhasa.  

Day 2 Sightseeing In Lhasa

Meet you at your hotel at the appointed time and start our first-day sightseeing in Lhasa:

Potala Palace – the greatest architectural wonder in Tibet;

Jokhang Temple – the holiest monastery in the region;

Barkhor Street – probably one of the most interesting street in the world, which is a sacred circuit around the Jokhang Temple and also a shopping center in Lhasa.

Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Lhasa [B].  

Day 3 Sightseeing in Lhasa

Our second-day sightseeing in Lhasa will cover the followings:

Drepung Monastery – once the largest monastery in the world;

Sera Monastery – well-known for the Buddhism Scripture Debate between Lamas which is usually available every afternoon from Monday to Friday.

Local Tibetan Family Visit – It will be arranged for the clients when possible. During the visit, you can discuss or ask any questions you are interested in.  

Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Lhasa [B].

Day 4 Lhasa-Samye Monastery (Tsedang)

This early morning we’ll drive out of Lhasa for about 180km for Samye Monastery, the oldest Buddhist monastery in Tibet. We may take a ferry crossing the Yarlung Tsangpu river there, enjoying the beautiful scenery of the river valley. After sightseeing at Samye Monastery, we’ll get to Tsedang. Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Tsedang [B].

Day 5 Sightseeing in Yarlung Valley

We’ll visit the following spots for sightseeing in this valley:

Yumbulakhang – the first palace in Tibet. It is a castle-like structure located on top of a hill from where you can enjoy the beauty of the valley plain surround by mountains;

Trundruk Monastery – an important monastery in history with precious relics and treasures. It is located at the mountain foot to east of Yarlung River.

Optional: we can drive back to Lhasa this day if you wish to feel Lhasa again before leaving. There will be some extra for the transport and accommodation then.

Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Tsedang [B].

Day 6 Depature

Gonggar airport is about 100km from Tsedang. Today we’ll drive you there for the plane to your next destination. Your wonderful Tibet Tour ends. [B]

For private tours, there will be only you in the group and we'll arrange a private vehicle, driver and tour guide. The itinerary can be customized to meet your requirement and you can decide the tour date.

The price is different for different group size and travel seasons. Please contact us for more information!

The tour price usually includes:

  • All accommodation (twin-sharing basis at hotels)
  • One private vehicle and one experienced driver
  • A Tibetan English-speaking tour guide
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Breakfasts at all places
  • Entrance tickets of sightseeing places as noted
  • Conservation fee for visiting Mt. Everest Base Camp
  • Oxygen in vehicle for emergency use

The tour price does not include:

  • Lunch and Dinner
  • China visa fee
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Other expenses not noted in the above including list
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