10-Day Prominent Tibet (10 Days / 9 Nights)
Prominent Tibet Tour
Day 1: Lhasa
Sunday, August 19, 2018 - Monday, August 20, 2018
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, August 20, 2018 - Tuesday, August 21, 2018
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, August 21, 2018 - Wednesday, August 22, 2018
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, August 22, 2018 - Thursday, August 23, 2018
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, August 23, 2018 - Friday, August 24, 2018
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, August 24, 2018 - Saturday, August 25, 2018
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, August 25, 2018 - Sunday, August 26, 2018
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, August 26, 2018 - Monday, August 27, 2018
Drive back to Shigatse and check into your hotel.
Day 9: Shigatse - Lhasa
Monday, August 27, 2018 - Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Return to Lhasa and check into your hotel. Enjoy your dinner at the hotel.
Day 10: Lhasa
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The last visit is to see the Tibet Museum if time permits. Your guide will see you off at the airport with comfortable transfer.