You will be greeted by your Tibetan guide once you arrive in Lhasa Gonggar airport or train station, from airport to Lhasa city is
The first day of sightseeing starts from 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. It takes at least a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels. In the afternoon, we will drop a visit of the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of
After breakfast today, drive to Tsedang, a journey through Tibet’s early history. Located by Yarlung Valley, known as “the Cradle of Tibetan Civilization”, Tsedang is the gateway to the ancient Yarlung Kingdom, and the capital of Shannan Prefecture. Today you will visit Tibet's first palace built in the 7th century-Yumbulakang, a medieval-European-castle-like structure. On your journey home, stop at Trandruk Monastery, where you can see stunning Tangkha of Pearls decorated with a total of 29,026 pearls.
Today’s visit is to Samye Monastery which is a 40km drive from Tsedang city. Samye is believed as Tibet’s first monastery, built between 775AD and 779AD. Its main building is a three-story tower with an interior influenced by Tibetan, Han and Indian styles. Then drive back to Lhasa.
Today, meet your guide at the hotel lobby, directly drive to the airport and see-off.
Hello Violet, Your stress free booking process, speedy & informative communication and the knowledgable & friendly tour guide (Tampur) all contributed to us both having a great time in Tibet. Here’s hoping more like minded travellers book your tours and get to see Tibet as we did. Thanks again, Emma (& Tracie)
Hello Violet, We arrived home safe and happy. The experience in Tibet was wonderful. Thank you for your professionalism and way of organizing our trip. Kind regards, Florentina