6 Days Mystical Tibet Exploring Tour

Lhasa, Shigatse

Tour Code: TCT-Tibet-02

Tour Type: Private Tour

Best Travel Time: Suitable for the whole year, best from April to October. p.s. From November to March of the next year, water of Yamdrok Lake will freeze due to the weather condition.

Price from $ 933

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Tour Feature

The related area of this tour is the place where Tibet culture was borne and grew. As time goes by, the importance and the population of Lhasa has gradually caught up with Shigatse. However, Shigatse remains mystical in many people mind. Come and explore the city past glory and story together with us. Shigatse has never failed to feast the explorer's mind. Besides, the well-arranged accommodation and vans will lessen the discomfort you might come upon with.

What to Expect

Day Destination Highlights
01 Arrival Lhasa Be transferred to the hotel
02 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor Street
03 Lhasa Drepeung, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery
04 Lhasa - Gyangtse - Shigatse Yamdrok Lake, Coach to Gyangtse, Pelkor Chode Monastery, Coach to Shigatse
05 Shigatse - Lhasa Tashilhumpo Monastery, Coach to Lhasa
06 Departure Lhasa Be transferred to the airport

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Lhasa

Arrival at Lhasa, you will be met at Gongar airport and transferred to the hotel for some good rest and acclimation.

Meals: No meals
Recommended Hotel: In Lhasa


Lhasa City View



Day 2 Lhasa

Taking a visit to Lhasa, a trip to Potala Palace is a must as it is the largest monastery of its type in the world and the highest elevation palace of the world, which the altitude is up to 3700 meters. Then move to Jokhang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. The surrounding Jokang Monastery of is Barkhor Street. Walk along this street of eight corners which will afford us a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Potala Palace



Day 3 Lhasa

After breakfast, enjoy your one day city tour today that starts with a visit to Drepung Monastery, then continue your tour to Norbulingka - the largest garden in Tibet and Sera Monastery to watch monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Lhasa

Sera Monastery



Day 4 Lhasa  Gyangtse Shigatse

Today, you will drive to Shigatse in the morning, on the way, take a view for the beautiful Yamdrok Lake, and visit Pelkor Chode Monastery. Stay overnight at Shigatse.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: In Shigatse

Yamdrok Lake



Day 5 Shigatse  Lhasa

Today, after a visit to Tashilhunpo Monastery in the morning, where houses the tombs of Panchen Lamas and a 22.4-meter statue of Maitreya Buddha, after that, you will be driven back to Lhasa by coach.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Lhasa


Tashilhunpo Monastery



Day 6 Departure Lhasa

The time before transfer to the airport is free on your own arrangment. Bid Lhasa a fond farewell as board the flight or get on the train to your next stop.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Day 1 Arrival Lhasa

Arrival at Lhasa, you will be met at Gongar airport and transferred to the hotel for some good rest and acclimation.

Meals: No meals
Recommended Hotel: In Lhasa


Lhasa City View



Day 2 Lhasa

Taking a visit to Lhasa, a trip to Potala Palace is a must as it is the largest monastery of its type in the world and the highest elevation palace of the world, which the altitude is up to 3700 meters. Then move to Jokhang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. The surrounding Jokang Monastery of is Barkhor Street. Walk along this street of eight corners which will afford us a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: In Lhasa


Potala Palace



Day 3 Lhasa

After breakfast, enjoy your one day city tour today that starts with a visit to Drepung Monastery, then continue your tour to Norbulingka - the largest garden in Tibet and Sera Monastery to watch monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Lhasa

Sera Monastery



Day 4 Lhasa  Gyangtse Shigatse

Today, you will drive to Shigatse in the morning, on the way, take a view for the beautiful Yamdrok Lake, and visit Pelkor Chode Monastery. Stay overnight at Shigatse.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel: In Shigatse

Yamdrok Lake



Day 5 Shigatse  Lhasa

Today, after a visit to Tashilhunpo Monastery in the morning, where houses the tombs of Panchen Lamas and a 22.4-meter statue of Maitreya Buddha, after that, you will be driven back to Lhasa by coach.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Recommended Hotel:In Lhasa


Tashilhunpo Monastery



Day 6 Departure Lhasa

The time before transfer to the airport is free on your own arrangment. Bid Lhasa a fond farewell as board the flight or get on the train to your next stop.

Meals: Breakfast

Service Ends

Prices (per person in US$)

Hotel Class Group Size Dec. ~ Feb. Mar. ~ Nov.
Economy Hotel
★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $1768 $1808
6 ~ 9 pax $933 $974
Comfortable Hotel
★★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $1795 $1960
6 ~ 9 pax $961 $1125
Deluxe Hotel
★★★★★
2 ~ 5 pax $1962 $2189
6 ~ 9 pax $1127 $1354

Price includes:
  Domestic flight or high-speed train as specified
  Private transfer between the airport or railway station, attractions, and hotels
  Private licensed English-speaking guide and driver service
  Hotel accommodation with daily breakfast on sharing basis
  All attraction entrance fees as specified
  Meals mentioned in the itinerary, Chinese local food
  China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  Tibet Permit

Price excludes:
  International Air tickets or Train Tickets to enter or leave China
  Tips to your tour guide and driver on your own discretion
  China Entry Visa Fees
  Personal expenses
  Optional tours, meals, activities and services

Remarks:
※ Prices are valid from Mar 1, 2018 to Feb 28, 2019, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※ TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※ No guide on the flight and Yangtze River cruise. 
※ Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※ Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※ TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control

Optional Activities

City Local Specialties Nights Shows
Lhasa Tibetan DishesTibetan Song and Dance Show
Lhasa Tibetan DishesTibetan Song and Dance Show

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