Central Tibet journey group tour 2017-06-21T15:55:00+00:00

Central Tibet journey group tour 6 days

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Attractions of  Lhasa—Yamdrok Lake Group Tour:

Potala palace, Jokhang, Sera monastery, Ramoche templeYamdrok lake, Carola pass, Gyantse, and Shigatse.

Experiences:

  • Visit the Lhasa city and explore the city life in Lhasa
  • Explore all the tourist spot on the friendship national highway.
  • Visit Lhasa and explore the daily life of Tibetans in the Lhasa city.
  • Explore the various architecture marvels of Tibet like Jokhang temple and Potala palace.
  • Drive along with the Yarlung tsanpo river.
  • Eat different Tibetan fast food with your Tibetan friend.
  • visit the medieval town of Gyantse and explore the Kumbum pagoda which is very unique.
  • Go for pilgrimage around the Tashi lhunpo monastery overlooking the wonderful view of the Shigatse city.
Central Tibet Tour Map

This tour is central Tibet journey group tour gives opportunity for travelers to explore the central Tibet and Lhasa city. This tour will star in Lhasa city, the home to most famous and important temples and monastery in Tibet. At the beginning of the tour you will be exploring Lhasa for first three days visit all the major attractions in Lhasa.

On the four day, you will drive 350 kms to the second biggest traditional city in Tibet. The journey would take more then eight hours, Yet along the way you will stop by at the attractions like Kamba la pass, Yamdrok lake, carola and Gyantse.

Next day, you will Take a train back to Lhasa.

Our group tours are great way to travel to Tibet at the minimum price. this is good choice for solo traveler, who wants to share cost of the journey in Tibet, or a small group looking for more travelers to join them.

Our group journeys are a great way to travel economically in Tibet with a small group of people. They are ideal for solo travelers who are looking to share costs of a journey to Tibet or a small group looking to travel with others. Our group tours are high-quality and are led by our expert local Tibetan guides

Best suit for: every one

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa,  Elevation: 3600 meters

prayer flag on the roof top on Tibet

Upon you arrival in Lhasa, you will be received by your guide at the airport or train station respectedly and he/she will transfer you to your hotel. it is highly recommended every travelers to take some rest upon arrival in Lhasa. after some hours of rest, you can explore the Bakhor street and Tibetan quarter surrouiding your hotel.

Day 2: Lhasa guided tour 

Jokang-templ-Backpacking-in-Tibet

In the morning you will be visiting the Jokhang Temple, it is the first attraction in all our itineraries as its a holiest temple in Tibet and Himalaya for Buddhist. In this 1400 century old temple you will be greeted by the hundreds of devotees offering to the statue of lord Buddha call jo.

In the afternoon you will go to the six century old monastery of Sera. this is one of the three biggest monastery in Lhasa. in the monastery during weekdays you can witness the monks debating on Buddhist philosophy and it is a very good opportunity for travelers to take pictures.

Day 3: Lhasa guided tour.

Tibetan marriage custom

You will begun the day with a visit to Potala Palace. this towering iconic building is the largest functional men made structure in Tibet. build in seventh century and serve as the residence to Tibetan rulers and Winter palace for Dalai Lamas. After lunch, you will go to Drepung, another of Tibet’s huge monastic complexes. The pilgrimage circuit around Drepung takes about an hour or so and offers spectacular views.

Day 4: Lhasa—Yamdrok Lake—Karo La Glacier—Gyantse—Shigatse  Distance: 350kms  Elevation: 3980m

gyantse, Tibet travel regulations 2016

After breakfast, you will hit the road and begin the next part of your Tibet adventure. From Lhasa, you will drive along the scenic Kyi Chu River Valley and then ascend to the top of the 4794 meter Kamba La Pass, which has a breathtaking view of Yamdrok Lake and 7191 meter Mt. Nojin Kangtsang. You will then descend and drive along the lakeshore before making your way back up to the Karo La, a beautiful glacier that comes down almost to the roadside. In the late afternoon, you will arrive in Gyantse. From there, you will travel to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest city.

Day 5: Shigatse—Lhasa Distance: 280kms  

tashi lhunpo mnastery, Tibet travel regulations 2016

You will have a free time in the morning for little self exploration of Shigatse town an your guide will meet you at the noon to he shall take you back to Lhasa on Shigatse-Lhasa train.

 

Day 6: Depart Lhasa

Tibet in 60 seconds

In the morning, you will be transferred to the Lhasa airport or train station and depart Tibet.

Departure date Price Tour status
4th July 750 USD 3 Confirmed
12th July 750 USD Open
19th July 750 USD 2 Confirmed
21st July 750 USD 2 Confirmed
26th July 750 USD Open
5th August 750 USD 4 Confirmed
12th August 750 USD 5 Confirmed
7th September 700 USD 3 Confirmed
11th September 700 USD 4 Confirmed
17th September 700 USD 4 Confrimed
27th September 700 USD 4 Confirmed
17th October 700 USD 4 Confirmed
19th October 700 USD 5 Confrimed
22nd October 700 USD 4 Confirmed
26th October 700 USD 4 Confirmed
7th November 680 USD Open
14th November 680 USD Open
21st November 680 USD Open
1st December 680 USD Open
8th December 680 USD Open
15th December 680 USD Open
1st January 680 USD Open
15th January 680 USD Open
8th February 680 USD Open
15th February 680 USD Open

Tour cost Includes

  • All the entrance fees to the attraction list
  • All land transportation in Tibet, excluding airport, pick up and drop off.
  • All the Tibet travel permits and processing fees
  • Local English speaking Tibetan guide
  • All the accommodations (base on double occupancy)

Not include in the price

  • Postage fee of Tibet travels permit
  • Gratitudes for drivers and Guide
  • Photography fees inside the monastery and temples
  • Personal expenditures
  • Insurance
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Travel vaccinations
  • Yak, horse or porter fees at the Kailash
  • Airfare or train ticket from or to Lhasa.
  • Passport and visa fees

Airport pick up and drop off 

Lhasa Airport is over 75kms from the down town and we will have to have a guide to pick you up at the airport, which makes it impossible to provide the Airport pick up and drop off service at any given time. So we are only able to provide free pick once in a day on the arrival date and one drop off a day on the departure day.

Free pick up at the airport on the first day of itinerary:

Our guide will leave Lhasa airport by 12:20 PM. please be join on this time for free pick up. If the flight is delayed, we can arrange another private pick up, with extra cost.

Free drop off at the airport on the last day of itinerary:

Our guide will arrive at the hotel at 11:00 am. take all the group members to the airport. it is recommend to book flight which leaves after 13:30 PM. If the flight is before 13:00 PM, we can arrange another private Drop off, with extra cost.

Special pick up and drop off arrangement

If you would like us to make special arrangement to pick you up or drop you off we can do it with extra cost.

The price for extra drop off or pick up in shuttle bus is 50 USD per person per route.

The price for extra drop off or pick up in Private vehicle is 2 USD per kilometers.

Train Station pick-up

We can provide one free pick up a day on the arrival date at the train station that is 12-13 pm. Please book you train ticket to arrive on this time.

If the clients would like to have a private pick up at the train station the extra cost for a pick up is 83 USD.  We will have to arrange a car and guide with guide licence to pick you up.

Tour Booking

Please book the tour a month before the real date of visit. I need at least 17 days to process the Tibet Travel Permit
The copy of your Passport and the Visa has to be clear enough to read all the letter on it. The copy of passport must be of the passport one which you have or have your visa on.

Please read this page for clear concise information about traveling to Tibet and thing to do before travelling into Tibet.

Remember coming in from Nepal and china is different. if you are coming from Nepal (flight or overland), you need to have visa applied for PRC embassy in Kathmandu. We will send your visa invitation to friend agency in Nepal.

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