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Meet your guide at Lhasa Railway Station or LhasaAirport. FromLhasaAirporttoLhasacity, usually takes abt 1.5hrs; from Lhasa Railway Station toLhasacity, abt 20mins.
After transfer to hotel, try to rest & drink as much water as you can to better acclimatize the high altitude.
Highlights: Potola Palace,JokhangTemple,Barkhor Street
This morning, visitPotalaPalace. It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole ofLhasa. In the distance there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautifulLhasaRiver, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glisteningJokhangTemple.
Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery.
The circuit around it calledBarkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs.
Highlights: AM-- Subject to change! one of these three: Drepung Monastery,Drak Yerpa, Ganden Monastery
· PM-- Sera Monastery
AM: Drepung Monastery was built in 1416 and is the largest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It covers an area of 250,000 square meters.
Drak Yerpa is a place that has deep meanings in the Tibetan spiritual culture. There is a saying goes like this: "Lhasais the shrine ofTibet, Drak Yerpa is the shrine ofLhasa. Not seeing Drak Yerpa inLhasais just like making a dress without the collar." The entrance to theYerpaValleyis about16 kmnortheast ofLhasaon the northern bank of theKyichuRiver. From there, it is another10 kmto the famous ancient meditation caves.
Ganden Monastery is one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located at the top of Wangbur Mountain, Tagtse County, 36 kilometers ENE from the Potala Palace in Lhasa, at an altitude of4,300m.
PM: Sera Monastery is located in the northern suburb ofLhasaCity. The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From of Mon ~ Fri, every afternoon, you ll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.
Highlisht: Namtso Lake
Optional: Yampachen Hot Spring
On the way to Namtso, you will have a far view ofNyenchenThanglhaSnowMountain. Enjoy the view of the vast grassland and spectacular natural scenery. You’ll arrive at Namtso after passNagelaPass[5150m]. It’s the highest salt lake. It means “holy lake” in the Tibetan language. In the early summer, flocks of wild ducks fly to inhabit here and breed their offspring. Wild animals such as black bears, yaks, wild donkeys, bharals, foxes, roe deer and marmots can often be found around the lake. You can do a bit trekking at the lake side.
On the way back toLhasa, we can drop by at Yampanchen Hotspring as optional activity at your own expense.
Transfer to Lhasa Railway Station orLhasaAirport.End of tour!
(3 star hotel ) $473 $535 $572 $612
1 Transport: Private minivan or minibus with driver
2 Free Lhasa airport pick up at 3pm and drop off at 12pm.
3 Budget 3 Star hotels available in Lhasa city.
4 Local English-speaking Tibetan guide.
5 All personal entrance tickets.
6 Tibet entry permit ( TTB permit).
1 Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, internet access,fax, telephone calls etc.
2 Optional attractions that are not specified in the itinerary (such as the entrance tickets to the Norbulingka Summer Palace and Tibet museum in Lhasa city if you want to visit).
3 Meals that are not specified in the tour itinerary.
4 Flight or train tickets in and out of Lhasa.
5 Lhasa train station transfer and the private airport transfer at your request.
6 Tips for the guide and driver(General Standard: normally 50-80RMB/day for the guide, 30-50RMB/day for the driver).
Man Zai hotel in Lhasa