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Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse

Description :This is a once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage tour to the mysteryland of western Tibet. And the holy Mt. Kailash & Lake Manasarovar are awaiting your coming to discover their sacred looks.
Tour Code : CHTB-10
Price : from US$1984 p/p
Departure Date : You choose

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Day 1

Lhasa   (No meal included)

When you arrive in Lhasa, meet the guide and you´ll be transferred to the hotel. To get accustomed to the high altitude, your first day in Lhasa should be a relaxing day. Please avoid strenuous physical exercise, taking a bath or drinking alcohol as these will add to the burden of high altitude sickness.
Accommodation: Shambala Hotel 3-star or similar

Day 2

Lhasa   (B, L)

Visits : Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple

Today you will explore Potala Palace (1 hour). It is the symbol of Lhasa as well as the regional capital of Tibet. Later on, explore Barkhor Street. It is the most popular devotional circumambulation for pilgrims and locals. This afternoon, pay a visit to Jokhang Temple, the first Buddhist temple in Lhasa and China's key cultural relic for protection and a world cultural heritage.
Accommodation: Shambala Hotel 3-star or similar

Day 3

Lhasa   (B, L)

Visits : Drepung Monastery

Today you will visit two important Buddhism temples, Sera Monastery (Wild Rose in Tibetan) and Drepung Monastery (Vault of the Crops in Tibetan). Both are famous for the debates on Buddhist doctrines frequently held. So they are also known as the Tibetan Library. The Buddhism Scriptures Debating in Sera is very famous.
Accommodation: Shambala Hotel 3-star or similar

Day 4

Lhasa -> Gyantse -> Shigatse   (B, L)

Visits : Kumbum Monastery

Drive to Shigatse via Gyantse. You will visit Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. It is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. You will then visit Pelkor Monastery & Kumbum Stupa. It is a huge temple with a unique history and a wealth of Buddhist art. The Monastery was founded in 1418. Originally the compound housed approximately 15 different monasteries, consisting of three different sects.

Accommodation: Shigatse Monasarova Hotel 3-star or similar

Day 5

Shigatse   (B, L)

Visits : Tashilhunpo Monastery

Shigatse -> Saga
Today you will travel to Tashilunpo Monastery. As one of the Six Big Temples of Yellow Hat Sect in China and the biggest Tibetan Gelugpa Buddhism temple in rear Tibet area, the murals and religious and artistic treasures in the temple have made it long been a popular site for tourists. Drive to Saga and enjoy views of lakes, towns and high plateau nomadic culture along the way.
Accommodation: Local Guest House

Day 6

Shigatse   (B, L)

Drive to Lake Manasarovar. It is a freshwater lake with stunning beauty. Its color changes from a clear blue around the shores to a deep emerald green in the center. It is a sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists.
Accommodation: Local Guest House

Day 7

Shigatse   (B, L)

Saga -> Darchen -> Saga
Drive to Darchen and enjoy the fabulous views of the holy lake and holy mountain Mt. Kailash. Then drive back to Saga.
Accommodation: Local Guest House

Day 8

Shigatse   (B, L)

Saga -> Lhatse
Continue to Lhatse and enjoy the scenery on the way.
Accommodation: Local Guest House

Day 9

Shigatse -> Lhasa   (B, L)

Lhatse -> Lhasa
Drive back to Lhasa.
Accommodation: Shambala Hotel 3-star or similar

Day 10

Lhasa   (B, L)

Be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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