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Eastern Nyingtri With different three lakes tour

Nyintri region is the located east of Lhasa city and it is 480 km away from Lhasa. Average elevation  of Nyingtri is about 2800 meters. Which is the best acclimatize  place before come forward to little higher elevation like Lhasa and another highlight destinations. 
On way to Lhasa you can visit Basum Tso, the Basum is  comprises 26 square kilometers (10 square miles), the crystal clear waters of the picturesque lake, the green that it peaks around the lake.Basum Tso in the countyTso Go  Village Gongbo Gyangdha , Nyingtri. It is in the upper valley of the Ba River, 50 km from the city Gongbo Gyangdha , 39.6 kilometers from the highway No. 318

Contact Information

107, Beijing East Road Cheng Guan District Lhasa,Tibet China

Zip code 850000

+86 139 890 15156 

+86 139 890 15156 

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Duration: 8 Days

Tour Type: Cultural Tour

Difficulty Level: Easy

Group Size: Max 2-8

Total Fair: $890 Per Person

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ITINERARY IN SHORT

Day 1Arrival and pick up,at Nyintri Airport.

Day 2Nyingtri sightseeing: Sikkim la,Lunang forest.

Day 3:  Drive from Nyingchi to Lhasa via visit Baksum Tso Lake.

Day 4:  Lhasa sightseeing: Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Market and Potala Palace

Day 5:Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse

Day 6Drive from Shigatse to Namtso

Day 7Drive from Namtso to Lhasa

Day 8: End of your : Your tour guide will arrange transportation to either the Gongkar airport or the Libu train station in Lhasa

ITINERARY IN DETAIL

IMPORTANT NOTICE WHEN YOU VISIT THE POTALA PALACE

Day 1You will arrive at Nyingtri either by fly. Your Tibetan guide and driver will take you to your hotel in Bayi city. The distance from the Nyingchi Airport is only 18km, about 30 minutes’ drive. Check in the hotel and relax the rest of the day to acclimatize your body to the new altitude and alleviate the jet lag

Day 2 Day 2 Today we will start off our sightseeing with a visit to the Sekyim la Pass (elevation 4720 meters) with its splendid views of the great Mt. Namjia Bawa (peak elevation 7700 meters) in the distance. After that, we will drive on to explore the bushy Lulang Forest (elevation 3700 meters) with its typical highland meadow strip of dense bushes, spruce trees and pines. After we have had plenty of time for photographs of the fluffy white clouds, the snow-capped mountains, the endless pines and the quiet pastures, we will drive back to Bayi City, and over night Bayi.

Day 3:Today we will drive to the holy Lhasa city of Tibet alongside the beautiful Niyang River, which is the longest tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, with spectacular scenery all along the way. We will be able to make some sightseeing stops along the way, including the Basum Tso lake,after continue drive to Lhasa. Over night Lhasa.

Day 4:we will visit the Potala Palace so, most likely, you will be challenged climbing up the Potala Palace (3,700m above sea level) but you will get a great view of Lhasa’s urban areas. You will hear the story of the Dalai Lamas and see the chapels where the Dalai Lamas studied, rested and worked in. You will also get to see the former Dalai Lamas’ graves, beautifully decorated. Continue your tour to the Jokhang Temple, within walk distance from the Potala Palace. It is considered the spiritual center of Tibet. You will see many pilgrims nearby the temple. Entering the first floor of the temple and absorbing the religious atmosphere, you will see pilgrims donating butter lamp in front of Buddha’s statue. While learning about more Buddhism and Lamas, you will gain a feeling of the vast history of Tibetan Buddhism. You might also listen red-robed Lamas praying. You will walk up to the roof of the temple, take some pictures of the gold roof and enjoy the beautiful sunshine of Lhasa while observing pilgrims praying in front of the temple. Finally, we will join in the local traditional pilgrimage route with a relaxing walk in a large circular path around the Jokhang Temple and Bakhor Street. The street is filled with pilgrims taking part in religious activities and street vendors selling a wide variety of traditional Tibetan goods and religious items. If you like you can also ask your tour guide to arrange a visit at a Thangka workshop, and marvel at the fabulous Thangka art work. We’ll take you back to your hotel

Day 5:Today we will be driving approximately 6.5 hours from Lhasa to Gyangtse. On the way we will stop at Yamdrok Lake, one of three most famous holy lakes in Tibet. For Tibetans, it is one of the four holy lakes and the home of the “wrathful deities”. The scenery of turquoise blue water in the lake and the reflection of surrounding snow-capped mountains is magnificent. After arrival in Gyangtse, we will tour the Pelkor Monastery. The Pelkor monastery is situated in the Nyangchu river valley in Gyantse, Gyantse County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet, China. The monastery precinct is a complex of structures which, apart from the Tsuklakhang Monastery, also includes its Kumbum, believed to be the largest such structure in Tibet, most notable for its 108 chapels in its several floors and the old Dzong or fort. You’ll get to admire the beautiful frescoes, statues and sculptures. Continue we’ll drive 90 km, aproximately 2 hrs. 30 minutes from Gyangtse to Shigatse. In Shigatse, we will visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the oldest and largest Gelugpa Monastery in Tibet. Here you will see the largest statue of Future Buddha on the earth, decorated with precious pearls, turquoises, corals and amber. Then we’ll proceed to enjoy a stroll in a lively local market to experience the distinctive Tibetan local life.Overnight stay in Shigatse

Day 6:Today we will be driving approximately 6.5 hours from Lhasa to Gyangtse. On the way we will stop at Yamdrok Lake, one of three most famous holy lakes in Tibet. For Tibetans, it is one of the four holy lakes and the home of the “wrathful deities”. The scenery of turquoise blue water in the lake and the reflection of surrounding snow-capped mountains is magnificent. After arrival in Gyangtse, we will tour the Pelkor Monastery. The Pelkor monastery is situated in the Nyangchu river valley in Gyantse, Gyantse County, Shigatse Prefecture, Tibet, China. The monastery precinct is a complex of structures which, apart from the Tsuklakhang Monastery, also includes its Kumbum, believed to be the largest such structure in Tibet, most notable for its 108 chapels in its several floors and the old Dzong or fort. You’ll get to admire the beautiful frescoes, statues and sculptures. Continue we’ll drive 90 km, aproximately 2 hrs. 30 minutes from Gyangtse to Shigatse. In Shigatse, we will visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the oldest and largest Gelugpa Monastery in Tibet. Here you will see the largest statue of Future Buddha on the earth, decorated with precious pearls, turquoises, corals and amber. Then we’ll proceed to enjoy a stroll in a lively local market to experience the distinctive Tibetan local life.Overnight stay in Shigatse

 

Day 7:We’ll wake up this morning to a magnificent view of the sunrise climbing over the Holy Namtso Lake. The Namtso Lake rests at an altitude of 4,718 meters above sea level,covering an area of 1,920 square kilometers. Namtso is 70 kilometers in length from east to west and 30 kilometers in width from south to north. We’ll continue our drive back to Lhasa, 250km, approximately four hours’ drive. Overnight stay in Lhasa.

Day 8: End of tour. Your tour guide will arrange transportation to either the Gongkar airport or the Libu train station in Lhasa

To protect the Potala Palace, a limited number of tourists can go inside. The palace is made of clay and wood, and has become very fragile over the years, thus it is very easy to damage it if too many tourists enter at the same time. Visiting time inside the Palace is restricted to no more than two hours. Due to crowding conditions, tickets are very limited, especially during the summer high season. Sightseeing may also be changed from morning to afternoon, or switched from one day to another according to the situation or the space available.

Please be flexible to this possibility.

SERVICES INCLUDED AND EXCLUDED IN THE GROUP TOUR

 1Please bring your passport

 2Tickets should be booked one day in advance

 3: The visit cannot be scheduled ahead of time, the ticketing officer will let your tour guide know when there is availability

 4:You should be at the first security checkpoint one hour ahead of the scheduled time of visit, if you are late then you will not be allowed to re-book a ticket for one week

 

The following 15 services are included:

 1Payment for Tibet travel permit and all other necessaries permits     to Tibet

 2All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary

 3: Meals as specified in the itinerary.

 4Local tour Transfers, 5-29 seats comfortable tourist vehicle to accommodate Group Size.

 5Professional English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide

 6Comfortable hotel accommodations

 7: About your hotel accommodation: you will need to share a room with another member but if you prefer to be by yourself, you will need to pay a single room supplement.

 8Breakfast in hotels

 9Arrangements including planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

 10Welcome Group dinner at a local restaurant in Lhasa.

 11: Transportation between Lhasa Gongkar airport or train station and your hotel.

 12Welcome dinner is only possible in Group tours after your arrival in Tibet.

 13:Tibet Handy Map.

 14Drinking water at the tour bus during travel.

 15: Shared oxygen tank inside the tour bus.

The following 6 points are excluded:

 1International flight in and out of China

 2Domestic flight/train in and out of Lhasa. (We can provide you the  domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price, please contact our travel experts for further details)

 3: Lunches and dinners are not included, please pay on site by yourself. Usually it costs about $3-15 per person for one meal in TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region).

 4Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please avoid alcoholic beverages during your Tibetan trip), optional tour activities, etc

 5Tip to tour guide and driver

 6Travel insurance covers trips cancellation cost in emergency evacuations, due to bad weather condition, avalanche, or natural disasters

 

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