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Lhasa Namtso Lake 5 Days Join-in Small Group Tour

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Tour Type: Join-in small group Tour (2-15 people)

Tour Departure: Fixed date

Tour Code: G02

Service Includes: All Entrance Tickets, English-speaking Guide, Air-conditioned Coach Bus, Hotel Accommodation.

Price from: USD615/person

good Tour Feature:

From Lhasa to Namtso Lake then back to Lhasa is abt 500km, that's why it's so hard for local operators as us to keep the price low for private tour especially if you are travelling alone. That’s why this 5 Days Lhasa & Namtso Lake Group Tour is so favourited by most travellers. We have strict rules of 12 persons maximum for each of our group tours to ensure the quality of service. You wont get a better deal than this. What are you waiting for?

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival at Lhasa (D)

Our staff will greet you at Lhasa Airport/Railway to transfer you to hotel. From Lhasa Airport to downtown Lhasa, usually takes abt 1.5hrs; from Lhasa Railway Station, abt 20mins. After transferred to hotel, the rest of the day you will be free to wander around the city on your own but try not to overtax yourself. The first day’s well-rest is crucial to acclimatize high altitude. Remember to drink lots of water, eat light, and not to shower if you can help it.

Also a welcome dinner will be held tonight(or tomorrow night) to introduce you to the whole bang that you are gonna travel with. We have customers from all over the world. Shall be fun to meet people from different countries, cultures and backgrounds.

Day 2: Lhasa (B)

Today you will visit totally 2 attractions in Lhasa suburb. In the morning, we will arrange you to see Drepung Monastery or Drak Yerpa. Exactly which one of these two will be decided by our operate team. In the afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery; You will stay long hour on sightseeing today under the fierce sun of Tibet, do arm yourself with sunglasses/ hat/ sunscreen.

  • Drepung Monastery was built in 1416 and is the largest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It covers an area of 250,000 square meters.
  • Drak Yerpa is a place that has deep meanings in the Tibetan spiritual culture. There is a saying goes like this: "Lhasa is the shrine of Tibet, Drak Yerpa is the shrine of Lhasa. Not seeing Drak Yerpa in Lhasa is just like making a dress without the collar." The entrance to the Yerpa Valley is about 16 km northeast of Lhasa on the northern bank of the Kyichu River. From there, it is another 10 km to the famous ancient meditation caves.
  • Sera Monastery is located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From of Mon~ Fri, every afternoon, you ll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.
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Day 3: Lhasa (B)

This morning, visit Potala Palace. It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glistening Jokhang Temple.

Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery.

The circuit around it called Barkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs.

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Day 4: Lhasa - Namtso - Lhasa (B)

On the way to Namtso, you will have a far view of Nyenchen Thanglha Snow Mountain. Enjoy the view of the vast grassland and spectacular natural scenery. You’ll arrive at Namtso after pass Nagela Pass[5150m]. Namtso Lake is the highest salt lake. It means “holy lake” in the Tibetan language. In the early summer, flocks of wild ducks fly to inhabit here and breed their offspring. Wild animals such as black bears, yaks, wild donkeys, bharals, foxes, roe deer and marmots can often be found around the lake. You can do a bit trekking at the lake side.

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Day 5: Departure from Lhasa (B)

After breakfasts, you will be free for the morning. Our staff will collect you at your hotel around noon to transfer to Lhasa Airport. For Lhasa Railway, we will arrange free individual transport.

 
Tour Note
1. We reserve the right to change the itinerary order of Day 02 & Day 03
2. We reserve the right to change attractions on Day 2 but guarantee of two attractions for the day.
3. Due to the special nature of Tibet travel, any unforeseeable and unavoidable objective circumstances, including but not limited to natural disasters, war, terrorism, riot, civil commotion, strikes, public health emergencies, government action, major traffic jams, delay or cancellation of flight/train, attractions temporarily closed. etc., resulting in change of itinerary, the increased cost will be paid by travellers; if any attraction visits has to be cancelled due to the same reasons above, we won’t be hold responsible for refund except certain attraction entrance fee which will be solely decided by us.
 
Tour Price
Tour Price Per Person (US$)
Hotel/DepartureNov-AprMay/Jun/Oct 11-31Jul/Sep/Oct 1-10 Aug
3* Hotel Double Occupancy$615$685$755$825
4* Hotel Double Occupancy$690 $760 $880$965
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The quoted price are based on two persons sharing one room. Please contact us for single room supplement if one guest need one room; Please contact us with the exact tour departure date;

Hotels We Use
CityStandard (4 Star Hotels)Budget (3 Star Hotels)
LhasaGang-gyan Lhasa Hotel or same classDekang Hotel or same class
 

Price Includes

1. Lodgings: 4N, twin room en suite in 3*/4*
2. Meal: 4 Breakfasts, 1 Dinner
3. Vehicle: -According to group size & season as itinerary needed; Gas and parking fee for the vehicle; Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time; Free Lhasa Airport transfer at following time:Pick-up 12:30am and 15:40pm, Drop-off 09:00am and 12:00am from hotel
4. Guide:  Experienced local English-speaking Tibetan tour guide
5. Tickets:   All entrance fee mentioned in itinerary
6. Permits:  Tibet Entry Permit(TTB);
7. Delivery:  Express delivery fee of Permit (eg. SF. Express)
8. Others:    mineral water; Food & lodgings for guide;

Price Excludes

1. Private Lhasa Airport transfer if your flight isn’t within our free service time.Nov-Apr USD 60/vehicle; May-Oct USD 70/vehicle; Aug: USD 80/vehicle
2. Air or Train to/from Tibet
3. Lunch, Dinner
4. China visa
5. Super-fast express delivery of Tibet Entry Permit (eg. China Air Express)
6. Additional days caused by unexpected nature disasters. eg.Land Slide, Avalanche, etc.
7. Gratuities for guide & driver, about CNY 50/day for each of them
8. Personal expenses
9. Anything not listed in INCLUSIONS

 

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