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Classical Tibet Tour (6 Days)

  • Tour Code: CPT-XZ-6
  • Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
  • Destinations: Lhasa, Shigatse Region
  • Tour Price: from USD1121 (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, Old Town as the spiritual heart of Lhasa, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, Yamdroktso Lake in Tibet, climb over the snow pass of Kambala, Nojin Kangtsang Glacier, Pala Farmland.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1. Arrive in Lhasa (-/-/-)
Upon your arrival at Gonggar Airport or Tibet Railway Station, your guide will meet and transfer you to the hotel at Lhasa city. Rest and acclimatize in the hotel.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar

Day 2. Lhasa (B/L/-)
Today's sightseeing includes Lhasa's cardinal landmark- Potala Palace and the most revered religious structure in Tibet - Jokhang Temple. The quadrangle of streets surrounding 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/-)
Today you will visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, the two great Gelugpa monasteries in Lhasa. Sightseeing today begins with these white monastic buildings piled up on the hillside. Walking up to the hill is a pleasant thing, an easy break from the solemn ambience inside the halls and chapels. At the plat roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar

Day 4. Lhasa - Gyantse (B/L/-)
Today you'll travel to Yamdroktso (4441m above sea level), one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. The 110km mountain road is a little bit bumpy. After about 3 and a half hours drive, climbing over the snow pass of Kambala (5030m), the dazzling Yamdroktso just lies several hundred meters below the road. Far in the distance is the huge massif of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang (7191m above sea level). Drive across Karola, enjoying the awesome roadside views of the Nojin Kangtsang Glacier you get to Gyantse. The 35m-high famous Kumbum stands there, packed with exquisite Tibetan sculpture and paintings, it's an architectural wonder in Tibet
Accommodation: Gyantse Hotel or similar

Day 5. Gyantse - Shigatse - Lhasa (B/L/-)
Drive 4km to Gyantsse to the Pala Farmland which used to belong to the slave-owner family of Pala. Then proceed to Shigatse. Pay a visit to Tashilhunpo Monastery and the Old Town of Shigatse. Nicely decorated Tibetan houses and interesting market and bazaar give you a vivid life picture of local people. Drive back Lhasa.
Accommodation: Lhasa Hotel or similar

Day 6. Depart from Lhasa (B/-/-)
Free till being transferred to the airport and board onward plane with the help of local guide.

Tour End

Price of this tour($)

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

Pax No.

Price(per person)


USD2076 /per person


USD1121 /per person


USD960 /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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