6 Days Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Classic Group Tour

Route: Lhasa- Gyantse(4040m)- Shigatse-Lhasa

The classic 6-day journey offers you a good chance to visit the essence of Tibetan Culture in central Tibet.

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Description

Brief Itinerary: 

Day Daily Outline Attractions Accommodation Meals
Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to the hotel. Lhasa, 3/4-star
Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street Lhasa, 3/4-star

 

B, D
Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery Lhasa, 3/4-star

 

B
Day 4 Lhasa- Gyantse(4040m)- Shigatse(3840m), 360km, Approx. 6hrs Yamdroktso Lake, Karola Glacier, Pelkor Chöde Monastery Shigatse, 3/4-star

 

B
Day 5 Shigatse – Lhasa, 280km, approx. 6-7hrs Tashilhunpo Monastery Lhasa, 3/4-star

 

B
Day 6 Lhasa Departure Send off to airport/railway station B

Detailed Itinerary: 

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa

Welcome to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. When you arrive at Lhasa airport or train station, our tour guide and driver will greet you here and transfer to your hotel in Lhasa city. You can have a good rest in your hotel or wander around Lhasa city for the rest time.

Stay overnight in Lhasa (3-star hotel/4-star hotel)

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing (B, D)

Highlights: Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, Barkhor Street

Today, you will visit Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple in the Lhasa city. In the morning, you visit Potala Palace, which is a famous residence of the Dalai Lama’s Winter Palace and the venue of major religious and political ceremonies.

In the afternoon, you will go to the Jokhang Temple. In front of Jokhang Temple, you will see many pilgrims from all over the world do a kora here. As there is 12-year-old life-size Buddha statue of Sakyamuni enshrined in the temple, most Tibetan people believed that it’s the most important temple in Lhasa.

Stay overnight in Lhasa (3-star hotel/4-star hotel)

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing(B)

Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Today, you will visit Drepung Monastery and  Sera Monastery. In the morning, you will visit Drepung Monastery, one of three Gelug monasteries in Tibet. Every year,  a grand Buddha ceremony will be held in Drepung Monastery during Sour Milk Festival in Tibet.

After that, you will visit Sera Monastery, which is another big three Gelug monasteries in Lhasa with Drepung monastery and Ganden monastery. You can enjoy an interesting debating in Sera Monastery. It ‘s held from 3 pm to 5 pm.

Stay overnight in Lhasa (3-star hotel/4-star hotel)

Day 4 Lhasa-Gyantse- Shigatse(360km) (B)

Highlights: Yamdrok-tso lake, Korola Glacier, Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum

In the morning, you’ll head to Yamdroktso lake, which is one of the top three holy lakes in Tibet. Yamdroktso surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and small islands in the lake that support many migratory birds. After that, you will view grand Korola Glacier on the roadside. Then, you will reach to Gyantse city. After having lunch, you will visit Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum.

In the afternoon, you will head to Shigatse, the second big city in Tibet. You can have a good rest and wander around this city for the rest time.

Stay overnight in Lhasa, 3/4-star

Day 5 Shigatse-Lhasa (280km) (B)

Highlights: Tashilunpo Monastery

In the morning, you will visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the home of Panchen Lama. Then, you will drive back to Lhasa from Shigatse. It takes about 5 hrs for driving.

Stay overnight in Lhasa(3-star hotel/ 4-star hotel)

Day 6 Depart from Lhasa

Today, your Tibet tour ends. We will send you off to Lhasa airport or train station for your next destination. Before leaving Tibet, you can wander around this Lhasa city.

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