Central Tibet tour

Central Tibet tour ( Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse tour)

Central Tibet tourDuration: 08 Nights 09 Days
Tour type: Private escorted tour with Tibetan tour guide, private vehicle with experienced driver
Departure: Flexible           
Tour code: CTT-13
Max Altitude: 5030m

Central Tibet tour is considered to be the most popular route in Tibet. Lhasa is the capital of Tibet Autonomous Region. It is regarded as the "Holy City" by Tibetan people. The city sits on the north bank of River Lhasa, at an altitude of 3,700 meters. It has a history of over 13 centuries. With more than 3,000 hours of sunshine annually, Lhasa is famed as the "City of Sunshine". There are many historic sites and famous relics in the city proper and its suburbs, among which the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Ganden Monastery are world famous. On the way to Gyantse we can have a look at Yamdrok Tso Lake,which is one of the four holy lakes in Tibet. Shigatse is Tibet's second largest city. The city is slightly higher than Lhasa, at 3,900 metres. Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of Banchen Lama, is a place travelers should never omit.

Day by day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival To Lhasa from Beijing/Shanghai/Chengdu/Xi’An/Xining/Kathmandu.
Day 02: Lhasa Sightseeing.
Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing
Day 04: Drive To Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake.
Day 05: Drive To Shigatse.
Day 06: Tashilunpo Monastery and Free Market. Return To Lhasa.
Day 07: Drive to Gongkar Airport/Railway Station to Beijing/Shanghai/Chengdu/Xi’An/Xining/Kathmandu

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