10-Day Prominent Tibet (10 Days / 9 Nights)
Prominent Tibet Tour
Day 1: Lhasa
Sunday, January 27, 2019 - Monday, January 28, 2019
Your professional guide will expect you at the Gongga Airport with comfortable private transfer. Drive to downtown Lhasa, which is the highest located city in the world with the attitude of 3,650 meters above the sea level. An a la carte meal will be served at the top end Sichuan cuisine restaurant in the evening as Welcome Dinner.
Day 2: Lhasa
Monday, January 28, 2019 - Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Make the most of the day by the in-depth religious adventure to the magnificent Potala Palace, the Sera Monastery, the Norbulingka Park and a local Tibetan family. Dinner is served at your hotel so the extra drive and energy will be saved for tomorrow.
Day 3: Lhasa
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - Wednesday, January 30, 2019
The escorted tours today will cover some other highlights of Lhasa - the Drepung Monastery, the Jokhang Temple, the perfect mixture of Han and Tibetan style both in the architectures and in the rituals of the Religion; the bustling bazaar along the Barkhor Street, the Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital and the Carpet Factory. Enjoy your dinner at your hotel.
Day 4: Lhasa - Gyantse
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - Thursday, January 31, 2019
Travel to Gyangtse overland. For those who are always in search of a in-depth touch of a genuine Tibeten culture and its unique landscape, you will enjoy the adventure to the heart of the Tibet to Gyangtze, Shigatse and all the way up close to the Everest Base Camp. Stop off at the Yamdrok Yumtso Lake - the holy lake. Upon arrival in Gyangtze, have a visit to the Palkhor Monastery and the Gyangtse Old Street. Check in at your hotel.
Day 5: Gyantse - Shigatse
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - Friday, February 1, 2019
Travel by private vehicle to Shigatse and check in at your hotel. Visit the Tashilunpo Monastery which has a history of over 500 years and the largest monastery in Shigatse area. The following important visit is to the New Palace of Panchen Lama, also known as the Summer Palace of Panchen Lama.
Day 6: Shigatse - Dingri
Friday, February 1, 2019 - Saturday, February 2, 2019
Continue the adventure to the bordering town - Dingri and check in at the local best hotel. Visit the Sakya Monastery, which was the capital of Sakya Reign and Lhatse city.
Day 7: Dingri - Everest Base Camp - Dingri
Saturday, February 2, 2019 - Sunday, February 3, 2019
Continue the visit to the Everest Base Camp and visit Rongbuk Monastery, which was founded by Nyingmapa Sect of Tibetan Buddhism and the highest located monastery in the world. Drive back to Dingri.
Day 8: Dingri - Shigatse
Sunday, February 3, 2019 - Monday, February 4, 2019
Drive back to Shigatse and check into your hotel.
Day 9: Shigatse - Lhasa
Monday, February 4, 2019 - Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Return to Lhasa and check into your hotel. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
Day 10: Lhasa
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The last visit is to see the Tibet Museum if time permits. Your guide will see you off at the airport with comfortable transfer.