Arrive in Nyingchi by plane from Chengdu, your guide and driver will pick you up there at the airport. Later, they will drive you to the holy lake of Basumtso in the afternoon, Basumtso Lake, 3,500 meters above sea level, originates from NychingTanglha Mountain and is a dozen kilometers long. Snow-covered mountains, glaciers and tress are reflected upon the lake's rippled surface after viewing the beautiful sceneries around the holy Basumtso Lake, we will drive back to Lhasa with a detour to Ganden Monastery. On the way, we will drive along the beautiful Yaluzangbu River and valley. Ganden Monastery is the ancestral monastery of the Gelugpa sect, now the most influential sect in the Tibetan Buddhism. visit Lhasa's landmark-Potala Palace, in which myriad chapels, audience halls, Buddhist frescoes, Thangkas, combinations of Mandela, figures of the Buddha stored. In the afternoon, visit the Johkang Temple, the center of Tibetan Buddhism, built during Songtsen Gonpo's reign by princess Wencheng of the Tang dynasty, 647 A.D. After the Johkang Temple, we will start a circular pilgrim route along Barkhor Street where you can purchase traditional Tibetan and Nepalese artifacts drive to Drepung monastery which used to serve as the government center in Tibet until the fifth Dalai Lama moved to the famous Potala Palace. It is the biggest Buddhism College in Tibet and once homed to more than 10000 monks. In the afternoon, drive to visit Sera monastery.
DAY 1 ARRIVAL AND SIGHTSEEING IN NYINGCHI
DAY 2 BASUMTSO LAKE / GANDEN MONASTERY / LHASA
DAY 3 SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA
Day 4 SIGHTSEEING IN LHASA
DAY 5 DEPARTURE TRANSFERDAY
1. All travel permits required during this tour.
2. Well maintained tourists' vehicle throughout the tour.
3. Local licensed Tibetan English speaking tour guide.
4. Accommodation with breakfast included.
5. All the entrance tickets fee in the itinerary.
1. Lunches and Dinners.
2. Tips to driver and tour guide.
3. Bank service fee when you transfer deposit to our company.
4. Chinese visa fee in Kathmandu
5. Single room supplement fee if ever