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10 Days tour in Tibet

Tour Code:XZT11
Departure: Daily
Tour Type: Private, sightseeing, cultural journey
Attraction: Potala, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Drepung monastery, Norbulingka, Sera monastery,  Namtso Lake, Mt. Everest Base Camp
Highlight: This route will go to most famous places in Tibet. During the 10 days, you can visit some historical monasteries, lakes , even have a chance to face the highest mountain - Mt. Everest.  More fascinating experience of historical and cultural Tibet
 
 
B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
 
                                                       
                            
Day by day itinerary:
 
Day 01: Arrives in Lhasa from Beijing. And rest for acclimatization. (D)
Meet our guide and driver at the Lhasa airport, be greeted by a white scarf [called Khada] in Tibetan traditional way to wish you good luck. Then transfer to Lhasa city and rest for acclimatization.
Accommodation: Lhasa hotel or similar class
 
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Potala, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar(B,L,D)
This morning, you will visit Potala palace first, it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roof, you can have a bird's-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glistening of Jokhang Temple
Jokhang Temple is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery. Then sightseeing  or shopping at Bakhor Bazaar near Jokhang Temple.
Accommodation: Lhasa hotel or similar class
 
Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Drepung monastery, Norbulingka and Sera monastery (B,L,D)
Drepung monastery is the biggest monastery in Tibet. Norbulingka is the summer palace of Dalai Lama. This afternoon, you can visit Sera monastery, there you can enjoy the exciting lection debate of Lamas (monks).
Accommodation: Lhasa hotel or similar class
 
Day 04: Lhasa---Namtso---Dangxung (B,L,D)
Drive for the tour of Namtso Lake (250km to the northwest of Lhasa), one of the three most sacred lakes in Tibet and also the highest lake in the world, you may take lots of good pictures and do a little trekking here.  There are hundreds of caves by the lake for meditation, worth seeing very much. After visiting here, drive back to Damxung County, and overnight there.
Accommodation: Jinzhu Hotel in Damxung County
 
Day 05: Dangxung--- Shigatse: (B,L,D)
Accommodation: Shigatse Hotel
 
Day 06: Shigatse--- Rongbuk monastery (B,L,D)
Drive 330km to Rongbuk Monastery, it is the highest monastery in the world.
Accommodation: Guest house
 
Day 07:Rongbuk monastery--Everest base camp--Shigatse (B,L,D)
Take a carriage (powered by horse) to get to Mt. Everest Base Camp, have a face to face experience of the highest mountain in the world! And then drive back to Lhatse
Accommodation: Shigatse hotel
 
Day 08: Shigatse--- Gyantse: Tashilumpo monastery and Shalu monastery  (B,L,D)
This morning visit the residence of Panchen Lama, Tashilumpo monastery, there you will find the highest bronze Buddha statue, called future Buddha.
Drive 90km to Gyantse this afternoon and you will visit Shalu monastery on the way there, it is the mixture architecture of Tibetan style and Han style.
Accommodation: Gyantse hotel   
 
Day 09: Gyantse---Lhasa: Palkhor monastery, Kumbu Pagoda and Yamdrok lake (B,L,D)
You will visit Palkhor monastery and Kumbu pagoda, they are the main attraction of Gyantse area, also famous in Tibet, and then drive to Lhasa, on the way, you can enjoy the Yamdrok Lake, also one of the three most sacred lakes in Tibet.
Accommodation: Lhasa hotel or similar class
 
Day 10:take the flight to Beijing and your tour in Tibet ends. (B)
 
 
Get the price: This tour is a private tour and departure date will be based on your request. Prices depend on travel seasons and will be quoted upon request.