Shigatse 6-day Tour (Special Promotion for Christmas and New Year)
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Departure Date:Every day
Destination:Lhasa,Potala, Jokhang, Shigatse, Yamdrok
Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa
Fly to the holy city of Lhasa, capital of the mystical Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet. You are greeted by tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.
Day 2 Lhasa one day tour
Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m) built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Visit Barkhore street in the evening.
Day 3 Lhasa one day tour
Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery which is the largest of the monastery of the Gelug Sect in Tibet. . After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertaining.
Day 4 Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse
Drive to Gyantse after breakfast. On the way, dazzling Yamdrok-tso Lake (4441 m) (3 hours driving)can be seen from the summit of the Kamba-la pass (4794m). Yamdrok is one of Three Holy Lake in Tibet. When you arrive at Gyantse, visit Pelkor Chode Monastery. The Monastery was founded in 1418, notable for its superb Kumbum Chode (10,000 Images Stupa). Later transfer to Shigatse.
Day 5 Shigatse-Lhasa
Morning visit the Bachen Lama Set - Tashilunpo Monastery, which was Built in1447 by the first Dalai Lama. Then the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas. Afternoon drive back to Lhasa along Yarlong Tsangpo river by the Nepal friendship road. Then our guide will take you to visit a local Tibetan family and Tibetan carpet workshop for free. Overnight at Lhasa.
Day 6 Exit Tibet
Morning Airport dropping off and end the trip.
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