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Tibet Train Excursion B (7 Days)

  • Tour Code: CPT-XZ-14
  • Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
  • Destinations: Lhasa, Shigatse, Lanzhou
  • Tour Price: from USD1516 (Tourist Class, per person rate, 2-5 persons' group)
  • Meals(B/L/D): Specified in the program
  • Guide: English Speaking
  • Departure Dates: You Choose!
  • Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery, The Palgor Chorten, Yomdrok Lake,Tashilunpo Monastery, etc.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1. Arrive in Lhasa(-/-/-)
The guide will meet you at Konggar Airport, and transfer you to Lhasa city with about 1 1/2 hour drive (100km). After arrive in Lhasa, you will check in hotel. Afternoon is free for you to get used to the altitude.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar.

Day 2. Lhasa (B/L/-)
The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa's cardinal landmark - Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions. It takes at least a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels. Have Chinese Lunch at Tibet Steak House. Some 2km to the east of the Potala is the most revered religious structure in Tibet - Jokhang Temple. The quadrangle of streets surround the Jokhang is the Barkhor - Lhasa's most interesting pilgrimage circuit. This area of the Old Town is both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main commercial district for Tibetans.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar.

Day 3. Lhasa(B/L/-)
This day's sightseeing begins with the Drepung Monastery, one of Lhasa's two great Gelugpa monasteries, located about 8km west of central Lhasa. It was once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. Then you will visit Norbulingka and Sera Monastery, the other Gelupa monastery. It is more serene surrounded by many small temples. The "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" in Sera is very famous. Norbulingka means "Jeweled Garden". It was constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama and later served the whole governmental administration.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar.

Day 4. Lhasa - Shigatse (B/L/-)
After breakfast in the hotel and go to visit The Palgor Chorten. Pelkhor Choede (Kumbum), also named Palcho Monastery, is very different from other monasteries. Built as a Tibetan monastery, its structural style is very unique, reputed as the lord of Tibetan stupas. In addition, it is famous for the architecture, sculpture, and mural painting art. It lies about 270 kilometers (168 miles) south of Lhasa and 100 (62 miles) east of Shigatse at the foot of Dzong Hill. After lunch at local restaurant, go on the trip to Yomdrok Lake. It lies within the boundary of Nankartse county, on the north bank of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, Lhokha Prefecture, surrounded by mountains. Beautiful Holy lake which everybody is looking forward to.
Accommodation: Shigatse Hotel or similar.

Day 5. Shigatse - Lhasa (B/L/-)
Day tour to visit Tashilunpo Monastery. Painted in red and white, the buildings in the kloster stand closely together in terraced rows, offering a grand and majestic view. Tashilunpo Kloster represents the Tibetan super architecture art in the Last Tibetan spirit. The Kloster attracts thousands of Buddhists and tourists from domestic and abroad to travel and worship every year.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar

Day 6. Depart Lhasa (B/-/-)
Tansfer to trai station and take train to Lanzhou. Train No. K918 Dep 11:20AM - Arr 3:27PM
Accommodation: overnight on the train

Day 7. Arrive in Lanzhou (-/-/-)
Arrive Lanzhou and finish the tibet tour.

Tour End

Price of this tour($)

2010 Prices (Valid from Jan. 1st, 2010 to Dec. 31th, 2010)

Pax No.

Price(per person)


USD2756 /per person


USD1516 /per person


USD1128 /per person

* Prices are in US dollars, for one person. Prices are for references only and may vary according to your travel time.

* Our tour prices are inclusive of accommodation in twin shared room, meals as specified in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), transfers and tours with English speaking local guides, all entrance fees, train fares, room taxes and baggage handling.

* Better discounts are available when traveling in low season (from November to March) or when traveling in a large group. Please Contact Us for more details.

* Note: Small deviations in the tour program are sometimes necessary, depending on weather, road conditions, flight schedules and room availability.

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