Lhasa tour with a scenic ride to picture-postcard Yamdrok Lake, which is truly an icing on the cake.
5 days journey blends the most classic Lhasa tour with a scenic ride to picture-postcard Yamdrok Lake, which is truly an icing on the cake. Without putting up with the long drive, the 5-day tour can just be a perfect choice for travelers of all ages, esp. a family visit.
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Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
Fly to Lhasa airport and transfer to Lhasa (95 km - It takes approx. 2 hours to Lhasa through the Yerlung Tsangpo and the Lhasa Kyichu River).
Day 2: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast, visit Potala palace, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalailama in the 17th century. Afternoon visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market, this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen.
Day 3: Lhasa Tour
After breakfast, visit Drepung monastery, which is the largest Monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa, which was built in 1416 by Jamyang chojie a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Afternoon visit Sera monastery located in north of Lhasa city, It was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect. Sera monastery is one of the three major monasteries of yellow sect in Tibet.
Day 4: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Lhasa
Today, we have to drive from Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok - tso Lake (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar (7191m), the highest mountain near Lhasa. Then drive back to Lhasa.
Day 5: Departure from Lhasa
Departure from Lhasa airport and fly to your next destination.
• Airport pickup & drop off using appreciate vehicle
• Twin share hotel accommodation at respective hotels on BB (Bed & Breakfast) Basis
• Local English speaking guide (Other languages speaking guides also available on request)
• All sightseeing tours transfer using appreciate vehicle (depend on group size)
• Necessary entrance fees as per itinerary
• International flight ticket
• Tibet Visa fee - (We travel agent will process if you are traveling to Tibet from Nepal)
• Beverage and expenses of personal nature
• Any Optional Tours, extension of tours, hotel accommodation etc.
• Tips to guide, porters, drivers etc.
• Personal Insurance
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