5 Days Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour

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5 Days Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake Tour
5 DaysDays
2-12 paxGroup Size
LeisureTour Pace
4900mMax Altitude
Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Lhasa
This tour covers the major tourist sites of Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung and Sera Monastery, and you can see the one of the three sacred lakes in Tibet, Yamdrok-tso Lake at an altitude of 4400m above sea level with a stunning view of holy Mt Nyenchen Khangsar and rich pasture land of local herdsmen.
DAY BY DAY SUMMARY
D1: Arrive in Lhasa
D2: Lhasa Sightseeing
D3: Lhasa Sightseeing
D4: Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake / Lhasa
D5: Tour Ends
Itinerary Details
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Itinerary Details

Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa by flight or train [3650m]

You will be greeted by your Tibetan guide once you arrive in Lhasa Gonggar airport or train station. From airport to Lhasa city is 68km, around one hour and half drive will take you to the holy city Lhasa; from the train station it is only 15km and takes 20 minutes by drive. Afternoon, have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight in Lhasa. 

 

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing [B] + [D]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, ShToday, you’ll have a tour to Lhasa's cardinal landmark-Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe-inspiring moment. In the afternoon, we will drop a visit of the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibet. Everyday, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. The temple is the product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques. Then we will visit Barkhor, the oldest street in a very traditional city in Tibet. A welcome dinner is arranged for today. Overnight in Lhasa.

 

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing [B]

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Morning, you’ll visit Drepung Monastery, once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. Walking up to the hill is a pleasant thing, an easy break from the solemn ambience inside the halls and chapels. At the plat roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains. In the afternoon, you’ll have a chance to witness the famous 'Buddhism Scriptures Debating' session at Sera Monastery. The debates are held on weekdays from 3pm to 5pm. Overnight in Lhasa. 

 

Day 4 Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake / Lhasa [B]

Lhasa city, Barkhor street, Shigatse, EBC, overland tour, LhPassing by Nyangchu Valley, and Gampala Pass (4900m), the zigzag road will lead you to Yamdrok Lake (4400m), the turquoise water looks surreal, and it is especially stunning under the sunshine. You can drive a bit further down the road from the lake, and go down right by the lake and marvel more at it. The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar (7191m), the highest mountain near Lhasa. After it, we drive back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.

 

Day 5 Lhasa airport / train station dropping off [B]

Morning Lhasa airport or train station dropping off, the time to say your farewells to your guide and driver, end the trip.

Note: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Includes & Excludes
What’s included in this tour package?
Transport: minivan or minibus with driver
Free Lhasa airport / train pick-up and drop-off
Budget / 3-star / 4-star hotels available in Lhasa
Local English-speaking Tibetan guide
All entrance fees of sightseeing places mentioned in itinerary
All necessary Tibet permits
Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Government tax
What’s excluded in this tour package?
Tips for the guide and driver
Flight or train tickets into and out of Lhasa
Meals not included in the itinerary: Lunch and Dinner
Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, etc
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Client Feedback

From Ms. Dao Thu Hien From Ms. Dao Thu Hien
GTT-G-2781, 16-05-2018

This is the best trip ever. Tibet is just wonderful. We travelled with Go To Tibet in early 2018 and joined the EBC group tour, I am surprised by the wonderful service provided by them, this tour totally exceeded my expectations and could not have been better. 

From Mr. Rupert Smith From Mr. Rupert Smith
GTT-V-2777, 16-05-2018

Greetings Violet, Just to say that I had a very enjoyable and enriching visit to Tibet and that the guide was excellent. Thank you for your thoroughly professional help with arranging this. Best regards, Ru