Tsetang-lhasa Tour

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Tsetang to Lhasa tour is started in the southern part of Tibet and it is a classical Tibet vacation. The southern Tibet, known as Lhoka is one of the most scenic parts of the Tibetan high plateau, where Tibet's ancient cultural heritage can be explored against a backdrop of shifting sand dunes, forested glades, visionary lakes, and jagged snow mountain. Your Tibet vacation starts at Lhasa airport and will be warmly welcomed by the Tibetan...
Tsetang to Lhasa tour is started in the southern part of Tibet and it is a classical Tibet vacation. The southern Tibet, known as Lhoka is one of the most scenic parts of the Tibetan high plateau, where Tibet's ancient cultural heritage can be explored against a backdrop of shifting sand dunes, forested glades, visionary lakes, and jagged snow mountain. Your Tibet vacation starts at Lhasa airport and will be warmly welcomed by the Tibetan tour guide and will lead you to the Yarlung valley, visiting Yumbu Lhakang, the first Tibetan castle and Traduk temple, the first temple of Tibet. Samye monastery which is the first monastery of Tibet.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01 Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 100Km )

Pass By: Airport Entrance, Airport Expressway Entrance, Duilongdeqing Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the cradle city of Tsetang along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan and the greenery valley of Yarlong. Afternoon, drive to Yumbu Lhakang which is to the south east of Tsetang at the distance of 15 Km. Visit Yumbu Lhakang. YUMBU LHAKANG is the first Tibetan building, founded in 127 BC for their first King, Nyatri Tsenpo and it had been used as the palace by the respective Numbers of Tibetan Kings. Nowadays, the castle is transformed into a small chapel with a few monks. The chapel is dedicated to the statues of some of the most famous Tibetan kings...
Itinerary

Day 1: Day 01 Arrival at Lhasa Gongkar airport and transfer to Tsetang.(3600Mts/ 100Km )

Pass By: Airport Entrance, Airport Expressway Entrance, Duilongdeqing Qu, Lasa Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
You will be warmly welcomed by our Tibetan guide and driver and accompany you to the cradle city of Tsetang along with the view of Bharmaputra, known as Yarlung Tsangpo in Tibetan and the greenery valley of Yarlong. Afternoon, drive to Yumbu Lhakang which is to the south east of Tsetang at the distance of 15 Km. Visit Yumbu Lhakang. YUMBU LHAKANG is the first Tibetan building, founded in 127 BC for their first King, Nyatri Tsenpo and it had been used as the palace by the respective Numbers of Tibetan Kings. Nowadays, the castle is transformed into a small chapel with a few monks. The chapel is dedicated to the statues of some of the most famous Tibetan kings including Sonagtsan Gampo. After the sightseeing to Yumbu Lhakang, we will drive back on the same valley down and visit Traduk temple on the way. Tranduk is one of the oldest temples built by king Songtsan Gampo in 7th century. Nowadays, it is a temple with many small chapels.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 2: Day 02 Drive from Tsetang-Samye monastery-Lhasa.(3650Mts/ 160Km )

Stop At: Samye Monastery (Sangye Si), Sangye Town, Dranang County 850800 China
You will start your tour at 9Am and drive along the Yarlung Tsangpo river where it joins the Bharmaputra river at Chushur bridge. On the way, we will visit Samye monastery. Samye is the first monastery of Tibet and it is the mother monastery of the Nyingmapa school or red hat sect. After lunch, we will drive to Lhasa.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 3: Day 03 Sight seeing Lhasa, Potala Palace, Jokang temple and Bharkor.

Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Chengguan, Lhasa, Tibet, China, 850000
After Breakfast, you will start from the hotel and drive towards Potala square. Leave the car behind and must be ready and take your challenge to climb more than hundred steps of the Potala Palance. The Potala Palace was originally built in the 7th century by Tibetan King Songtsan Gampo but the one to the present size was expended by the 5th Dalaia Lama. It has thirteen storey’s high with more than a thousand rooms and divided with White and Red Palace. After the sightseeing of the Potala Palace, walk around the Potala Palace with pilgrimages and you can experience the ancient tradition of Tibetans, walking around Potala, praying matras. The Kora takes you around 40 minutes. It is also good to acclimatize to the high altitude. After lunch, you will visit Jokang temple. Jokang temple is the oldest temple of Tibet which was built by King Songtsan Gampo in the 7th century and it is housed to the most sacred statue of Bhudha Shakyamuni brought from mainland China by the princess Wangchen of the Tang court. Walking around the Bharkor is another interesting thing during your tour in lhasa. You will meet many different people in Bharkor.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 4: Day 04 Sight seeing Lhasa, Pabongka, Chubsang nunnery and Sera monastery.

Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
Drive to and explore Pabongka Monastery; hike downhill to Chupsang Nunnery; walk to Sera Monastery, where we have a picnic lunch; depending on availability, make your own prayer flag at Sera’s printing center and witness monks debate age-old scripts in the courtyard.


Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 5: Day 05 Excursion to Ganden monastery and back to Lhasa, 120Km

Stop At: Ganden Monastery, Wangori Mountain, Dazi County, Lhasa 850100 China
You will start your tour at around 9Am and drive along the Lhasa river dominated by beautiful Tibetan villages and flocks of yaks grazing on side mountain of Ganden monastery. After an hour drive, you will reach Ganden monastery. Ganden monastery is one of the six biggest Gelukpa monasteries and it is the mother monastery of the Yellow hat school. If the time permits, it is worthwhile to do a Lingkor, monastery outer Kora.


Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: lubhum tsang boutique hotel or shambhala palace

Day 6: Day 06 Drive to Gongkar airport and fly back.

Pass By: Airport Hotel, Gonggar, Shannan, Tibet, China
end the trip.. fly back to home

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Ganden Monastery
  • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
  • All necessary Tibet entry and road permits for Tibet travel
  • Entry/Admission - Samye Monastery (Sangye Si)
  • Accommodation as mentioned in the program for Tibet tour
  • Breakfast for entire Tibet tour
  • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
  • 5x Breakfast
  • 1 English speaking local Tibetan travel guide
  • All entry fees to the Tibet travel sightseeing
  • Tibet vacation permit deliver fee
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Oxygen in the Tibet tourist vehicle incase needed
Not Included
  • Any extra cost in the event of landslides and personal nature expenses need to be paid by client
  • Both international and domestic flight ticket for Tibet tour
  • Personal expenses such as (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc)
  • China Tibet visa
  • Insurance including personal, medical, travel and evacuation insurance
  • Lunch and dinner for entire Tibet tour
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Lhasa Airport, Lhasa China


10/15/2019 - 3/16/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 08:30 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.