TIBET ADVENTURE ( SMALL GROUP TOUR )

  
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Price £1,995 per person

May - October only.
Set departure dates, please enquire.

LHASA – GYANTSE – SHIGATSE – TINGRI - RONG PHU MONASTERY – MOUNT EVEREST - CHENGDU

Price includes : Internal flights ChengDu/Lhasa/ChengDu, 3* hotel in Lhasa & Shigatse with daily breakfast, GuestHouse or tent accommodation in Rongphu Monastery without breakfast, airport transfers and transfers from one place to the next in Tibet by eco friendly local bus, visits with professional Tibetan guide, entrance fees, welcome dinner on arrival in Lhasa, private tour in Cheng Du ( airport transfers, local guide, visits with entrance fees, 4* hotel with breakfast ), Tibet Entry permit & Alien Travel Permit, Visa for China.

Price excludes : International flights, other main meals, tipping and any service not specified. Single supplement £650

visit asia - tours to asia Day 1 Fly to ChengDu.

Day 2 ChengDu/Lhasa (B/-/-)
On arrival at ChengDu airport, go through Immigration before boarding a local flight to Lhasa. You are warmly welcomed to Tibet and transferred to your hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest to acclimatise in the high altitude in the afternoon. Overnight at Lhasa Mandala Hotel.

Day 3 Lhasa (B/-/D) visit asia - tours to asia
Lhasa sightseeing with guide. Morning visit the famous Potala palace and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels. Afternoon visit the holiest temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple, and Barkor Kora ( market ) which is the most famous in Tibet. Here one can buy Tibetan traditional or religious things. Dinner & overnight in Lhasa.

Day 4 Lhasa (B/-/-)
Today visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera with a chance to see Sera Monastery Monks debating over Buddhist scriptures in the courtyard in mid afternoon. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 5 Lhasa-Yamdrotso lake - Gyangtse - Shigatse (B/-/-) visit asia - tours to asia
Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lake, Karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m altitude, continue westwards to the second biggest city, Shigatse ( litterally means ‘Fertile land ) which is the holy city where Pamchan Lama, one of the spiritual leaders of Tibet used to preach. Spend some time in Gyantse visiting Palkhor Monastery and enjoy a stroll in Gyantse old street bordered with traditional houses built with cow dung. Overnight in Shigatse at Tsangba Hotel.

Day 6 Shigatse - Lhatse - Tingri (Shegar) -Tingri - Rongphu Monastery (B/-/-)
Drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri on a very tough road. In clear weather, one can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which are over 8000m high. Overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House.

Day 7 Rongphu Monastery - Everest Base Camp - Tingri- Shigatse (-/-/-) visit asia - tours to asia
Early in the morning wake up as the sun rise from Rongpuk then time to explore Mount Everest. Hiking up or taking bus to the top at the viewpoint to take pictures of the splendid Mt. Everest. Back to Shigaste by road. Overnight in Shigaste

Day 8 Shigatse - Lhasa (B/-/-)
Before driving back to Lhasa, we will visit the largest Monastery in West Tibet, the Tashilunpo monastery famous for its magnificent murals and delicate Buddha statues. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 9 Lhasa/ChengDu (B/-/-)
Transfer to Lhasa airport for a morning flight to ChengDu. On arrival meeting with guide and car transfer to 4* Holiday Inn ChengDu West Lake Hotel. Afternoon Cheng Du guided tour including Tianfu Square, Board & Narrow Alley, Marquis Wuhou Temple, Jinli Old street and the People’s Park. Evening is at leisure. Overnight in ChengDu.

Day 10 Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast guided visit to the ChengDu Giant Panda Centre before car transfer to airport for flight home.