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Lhasa Yamdrok Yumtso Lake Gyantse Shigatse Mt.Everest Group Join In Tour - 8 Days

Destination: Lhasa - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake - Gyantse - Shigatse - Mt.Everest
Duration: Eight Day
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8 day group tour to explore the most mysterious land in the world with amazing low price. Are you ready?Surprise you! Best deal in Tibet now is calling you, let us discover the Rooftop of the World - Tibet! Just release ourselves from daily grid to lay eyes on this magical Buddhist kingdom. This group tour starts from Lhasa and also ends there, from the holy Potala Palace to awe-inspiring Mt.Everest, from secret Tibetan Buddhism to extraordinary sceneries of Tibet plateau, that definitely allowes us to explore all beauties of mysterious Tibet in 8 days.
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Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa (3700m)
Upon your arrival at Lhasa, our Tibetan local guide and driver will pick you up at Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Train Station, then transfer you to downtown hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to adapt yourself to the high altitude of 3,658 meters above sea level.

 

Day 2 Lhasa (3658m)
It believes that this day must leave a lifetime memory for your whole life. In the morning, you will visit the splendid Potala Palace, which originated from 7th century and once homed to Dalai Lamas. The Jokhang Temple, we head for later, as the spiritual center of Tibet, will deeply impressed you by its magnificence and sincere pilgrims. Barkhor Street, hugging the jokhang temple, is regarded as the crowded central Market in ancient section of Lhasa, and at where you can buy various Tibetan or other minorities' souvenirs for your family and friends.

 

Day 3 Lhasa (3658m)
According to the actual situation, the highlight of this morning will be one of the following three attractions: Drak Yerpa Monastery, which is built on a hillside with more than 80 meditation caves with over 1,500 years history and is regarded as the shrine of the Holy city Lhasa; Drepung Monastery called the "Nalanda of Tibet" and known for its high standards in academic study with many precious cultural relics; Ganden Monastery, one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located at the top of Wangbur Mountain.

Later that day, the next visit is Sera Monastery, the second monastery in Tibet. It is about 2 hours' drive from Drak Yerpa. Distinctively its famous debating activities are holding around 3-4pm regularly every working day that you should never miss.

 

Day 4 Lhasa - Yumdrok Yumtso Lake (4488m) - Gyantse (3950m) - Shigatse (3900m)
After two days' visit of Tibetan human landscapes, today we will drive up about 1.5 hours to Kambala pass (4794m high) from Lhasa to appreciate the beautiful natural views of the famous sacred lake of Tibet - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. The surface of the lake seems like a green jade, hence it is praised as the most beautiful lake all over the world. Then drive about 1.5 hours and arrive at the foot of Naiqinkangsang Snow Mountain. It is one of the holy mountains of Tibet. If you look up to the Snow Mountain, you'll see the beautiful "flag cloud" (the creature of the wind and the snow) floating and shining in the air.

After visiting the famous Karo-la Glacier, turn your attention to Palkhor Monastery, renowned for its Kumbum, which has 108 chapels in its four floors. The multi-storied Kumbum Stupa was crowned with a golden dome and umbrella, surrounded with more chapels filled with unique religious statues and murals. Stay overnight in Shigatse.

 

Day 5 Shigatse (3900m) - Tingri - Rongbuk Monastery (5154m)
After breakfast, you will visit the most famous tourist spot of Shigatse - Tashilhunpo Monastery. It was founded by the First Dalai Lama in 1447, and expanded by the Fourth and successive Panchen Lamas. It's bumpy road with stone paved to Rongbuk monastery and it needs about 3 hours' drive. The other roads are quite paved. After your arrival, rest for acclimatization at the guesthouse of Rongbuk monastery. Also you could choose to explore around and visit the highest monastery (optional) in the world on your own expense, where we will see how the monks here live in such a harsh environment. Just enjoy the stunning sunset here if the weather permits.

 

Day 6 Rongbuk Monastery (5154m) - Mt.Everest Base Camp (5200m) - Shigatse(3900m)
Today you are to mark your life at a new highest level with a challenging adventure to awe-inspiring Mt.Everest! After breakfast, we will start our trip to Mt.Everest Base Camp. Few words could be described how exciting it will be when you exceed yourself and stand at the root of Mt.Everest. In the afternoon, drive back to Shigatse ( 390km, 6.5hrs drive ) for staying night at hotel.

 

Day 7 Shigatse - Lhasa
After breakfast, on our way back to Lhasa, we set an optional item on your own expense if you would like to, seeing the Dolma Lhakhang Temple. The temple was believed to be built by the famous monk Atisha. And it is located in Nyethang (approx. 30 kilometers southwest of Lhasa) district, Chushu County. here you can know more about Tibetan religion culture. At Last, we will drive back to Lhasa, staying overnight here.

 

Day 8 Depart Lhasa
This is your last day in Tibet, after breakfast, you can enjoy free time till you leave for airport or railway station.

 

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