Tibet always evoke images of remote and evocative landscapes…
6 days, 5 nights
an experience on the roof of the world, hosted by locals sharing with you their home.
Local people, local stories
Tibet always evoke images of remote and evocative landscapes…
A land of mystery and ancient religions. To fight the altitude we designed a deep experience concentrated around Lhasa, mixing the best of its landscapes, culture, monasteries and local people.
Flight from XYA / Shangrila or Train area the vectors available Pick up from Lhasa airport, and Relax to acclimate the altitude Welcome dinner at hotel The architectural form of Songtsam Lhasa adheres to the traditional concept of local culture and referring to the Tibetan classic building model of new Norbu Lingka palace. The various area of hotel are beautifully decorated by using nearly 100 pieces of ancient Tibetan and Chinese textile art. Songtsam Lhasa will be a famous ancient Tibetan and Chinese textile boutique art garden. Songtsam Choskyi Linka Lhasa located on the edge of an old linka (park) with a distance of 5km from the Potala palace.
AM Visit Jokhang Monastery, the spiritual center of Tibet and the holiest destination for all Tibetan pilgrims, listed as World Cultural Heritages. Built in the 7th century by Songtsan Gambo, shows a mix of Han, Tibetan, India and Nepal style. It was during the Bon Period the reference center for geomancy, astrology, and divination. Around Barkhor Old Town is developing, and you will explore it following the original kora route, even thou today has much more commercial use. Lunch will be arrange din a traditional restaurant. Visit Ramoche monastery in the afternoon - considered to be the sister temple to the Jokhang which was completed about the same time. Today hosts a small bronze statue of the Buddha when he was eight years old. Dinner: at hotel
AM Visit Potala Palace after breakfast. Potala Palace, regarded as landmark and the symbol of Tibet, is a great palace consisting inscribed in Guinness Book of World Records as the highest place in the world. Represents Lhasa and Tibet and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch at hotel Visit Norbu Linka Garden in the afternoon Covering an area of 36 hectares represent the summer residence of the Dalai Lama Dinner at hotel In the evening you will participate, on the background of Lhasa’s splendid landscape, the Princess Wengcheng Drama. The grand-scale performance revivifies an original story of integration among Tang Dynasty and Ancient Tibet.
Visit Gandan Monastery after breakfast, which is one of the three most important of the Gelupgda Sect. Follow the kora route together with the pilgrims, and have a bird view of Lhasa River Lunch Will be arranged in a scenic spot (lunch box) Visit Sera Monastery in the afternoon, which is the second biggest monastery in Lhasa, and you will have chance to see Tibetan Buddhism sutra debating Dinner at hotel
AM Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake after breakfast. is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet, over 72 km long. The lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and is fed by numerous small streams. You will visit Gangtuo Monastery in the center of lake Lunch picnic lunch at scenic spot Back to Lhasa in the afternoon, and farewell dinner at hote
Transfer to the airport in order to board your ongoing flight
Few important details to frame the experience:
6 days, 5 nights
All tours and services can be booked directly with our office in China
A TRAILS CHINA / DAOCHENG
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Local English speaking guides are accompanying tours and transfers in each destination. German, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian and Chinese speaking guides are available on request in major cities and subject to confirmation.
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Bank Name: Bank of China Beijing JianGuoMen Wai Sub-Branch
开 户 行：中国银行北京建国门外支行
Account Name：ATC TRAVEL SERVICES (BEIJING) LTD.
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账 号：3259 6908 9747
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账 户 名：北京千乘假期国际旅行社有限公司
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账号：3211 6010 0100 1577 67
Bank Name: Industrial Bank Co., Ltd Sanyuanqiao Sub-Branch
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