This Shangrila is a plateau land with Lhasa as its capital. Lhasa placed at an elevation of 3,597 Mts. is the second highest capital in the world after La Paz, Bolivia (3,660 Mts.). One of the most magnificent Royal Palaces anywhere in the world - the Potala Palace former home of the Dalai Lamas, is built on top of a rock in 1645 and has over 1000 rooms, 10,000 shrines and 2,00,000 religious statues...
Itinerary and price
Day 1:Chengdu - Lhasa
Depart from Chengdu, meet at a designated location (0600AM), and transfer to Chengdu Shuangliu airport. Arrive at Lhasa Gonggar airport which at a elevation of 3000 meters, drive to Lhasa urban, en route visit Brahmaputra valley, Buddha Sculpture made 11th century and Tibetan village etc. on the drive to Lhasa and check in the Hotel.Free and have rest in this afternoon.Dinner by your self.?No tour guide service whole day except the Tibetan guide will pick up you at Lhasa airport, please do not have extreme physical activity.)
Day 2:Lhasa Urban Full Day Self Tour
Lhasa urban tour attraction: Potala Palace (RMB100), Norbulingka - the Summer Palace (RMB60), Jokhang Temple (RMB70), Barkhor Street, Ramoche temple (RMB25), Drepung Monastery (RMB55) and Sera Monastery (RMB55) are all located in Lhasa urban, the taxi in Lhasa is also cheap, about RMB10 to anywhere urban, or the rickshaw at RMB3-7. Overnight in Lhasa.
Tips: If you are not interested in the Tibetan temple, one temple can make you an overall impression, and taking photography only outside of the others is a good solution. However, the Barkhor Street is worth visiting, it is the Tibetan market, the vendors sell Tibetan handcraft, souvenir and daily commodities for local people. (Meal and transportation excluded, we charge RMB200 extra if you prefer to follow a tour group with Chineses-speaking tour guide to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.)
Day 3:Yangpachen Hot Spring & Mt. Nyainqentanglha
Full day guided sightseeing, drive from Lhasa to Yangpachen morning, the hot spring, to see the carpet-like grassland surround by and enjoy the hot spring, drive to Mt. Nyainqentanglha after lunch, and back Lhasa at evening. (B+L+D)Namtso might be included in today"s plan,RMB 450 excluded)
Day 4:Nyingchi - The Tibet Forest
Full day guided sightseeing, drive to Nyingchi, en route visit the calm forest and azalea valley, and see Mt. Namjabarwa (7787) the 15th summit of the world, transfer to a Nyingchi hotel.(B+L+D)
Day 5:Back to Lhasa
Visit the forest and Basum Tso Lake, which famed as smart Swiss in Nyingchi, drive to Lhasa afternoon and transfer to hotel.(B+L+D)
.Day 6:Back to Chengdu
Depart from Lhasa to Chengdu by flight, end tour.
Private Service Include:
1. Transportation:Round air ticket Chengdu-Lhasa,a private car for all the trip in Tibet.
2. Sightseeing ticket: all the sightseeing tickets mentioned in the itinerary.
3. Tibet entrance permit.
4. Tour guide service:private English speaking tour guide
8.Room in 3star hotel
*Your personal expenses such as shopping.
*Tips for the driver and tour guide.
(based on per person and shown in RMB)
| Departure dates and prices
1. Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room.
2. Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland (Over than 3000M).
3. As we travel in Tibet area where the economy is much more backward than other places, the food alternative is limited, so we suggest you take some solid food.
4. The quotation is based on double-occupancy, if there is no one to share the room with you, you should pay the single supplement.
5. Please book at least one week ahead of your departure so that we have enough time to get your permit. We also provide flight/train booking service. Participants may set out where you stay, such as Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, Bangkok, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Kathmandu，etc.
1.In the route information below, we outline the rough waypoints, you may contact us and discuss the scenery spots you hope to visit, and we quote you according to your demand, as a tourist, thus you are enabled the most flexibility and making you route comfortable.
2.Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room.
3.Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland(Over than 3000M).
4.As we travel in Tibet area where the economy is much more backward than other places, the food alternative is limited,so we suggest you take some solid food.
5.Prices listed above are valid excluding the periods of Chinese and Tibetan New Year, May day holiday, China National Day holiday ,Tibetan Shoton Festival and other important Festival in Tibet which cause the big tour price change, an enquiry would be necessary for the exact tour price if you happened to travel during these periods.2.Minor program changes sometimes are necessary, depending on road conditions, weather and availability of room.
3.The group will go to fixed souvenir shops, while the private group can avoid this subject to your decision.
4.Health consultation from your doctor before you come to highland(Over than 3000M).
5.As we travel in Tibet area where the economy much more backward than other place, the food alternative is limited,so we suggest you order food by yourself or take some solid food.Most of local restaurant only can offer the simple Sichuan and Tibetan dishes.......
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