Lhasa Gyangtze Shigatse Tour (5 days 4 nights)

Tibet

Tour Code: BGS
This is a private tour with a private transportation and an English speaking guide.
The price of the tour starting from $680 per passenger, and depends on the season and group size.
In this tour you will visit Lhasa (3 nights); Gyangtze for 1 night; Yamdrok Lake, Baiju Monastery, Tibetan family. Shigats (1 night); and Tashilhunpo Monastery.
We arranged a nice 3 star Hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse.

Day 1. Arrive in Lhasa
Today you will arrive in Lhasa, one of the highest cities on earth. Whether you arrive by air or train, we send our experienced tour guide to meet you and pick up you to your hotel. Adapt to the high altitude is important, so you will have a good rest for preparing the highland tour in Tibet.

Day 2. Lhasa (B)
Have your breakfast at your hotel, then we will guide you to visit Jokhang Temple, the oldest Buddhism temples Lhasa. You will offer your pryers here in the temple. After that, we will visit Potala palace. Potala was the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, it is the holiest palace to all Tibetans. Finish Potala tour, we will return to Jokhang area, and wander on Barkor Street for experiencing the lifestyle of Tibet. This is a fun and relax street. You may test a cup of Tibetan butter tea while watching Tibetans offer their payers by circling the temple.

Day 3. Lhasa – Gyangtze-Shigatse (B)
After breakfast, we will drive to Gyangtze, a historical place in Tibet. On the way, we will visit Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. The lake presents you a breathtaking view of natural beauty. We will also visit a Tibetan family here. Later visit Baiju Monastery. In the evening arrive in Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet.

Day 4. Shigatse – Lhasa (B)
This morning we will visit Tashilhumpo Monastery. It is Banchen Lama’s monastery in the area. We will drive back to Lhasa in the afternoon. Arrive in Lhasa in the evening.

Day 5. Lhasa Departure (B)
Our tour arrangement ends up here today. We will take you to the airport or train station for your home or other places.
____________________
B: Breakfast

Month 2-5 Passengers 6-9 Passengers
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep $990 $890
Oct $890 $790
Nov, Dec $850 $750
Jan, Feb $770 $680
Apr, May $850 $750

Single Supplement: $190

The prices including:
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Help with hotel check in and out
• Air-conditioned transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees

The prices not including:
• Arrival and departure flights
• China visa ($185) and Tibet visa ($25)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guides

Unique experiences:
Visit Potala Palace
Buddhism debate in Sera Monastery
Tibetan art and traditional work on Barkor Street
Visit Yamdrok Yumtso lake
Visit Tashilhumpo Monastery in Shigatse

Accommodations:
Stay in decent three star hotel in Lhasa
Breakfast provided

Flights:
China Domestic flights available upon requests.
International flights available upon requests.

Tour operation:
English speaking tour guide escorted
Air-conditioned transportation and driver provided
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Hotels check in and checkout assistance
Flight check in assistance
Optional programs available

Tibet Gorkha Hotel 3*
Gorkha Hotel in Lhasa is a specially designated tourist hotel related for foreign affairs. It’s is a three star hotel with unique Tibetan traditional architecture characteristics. The entire architecture style and decoration features of the hotel reflect the cream of rich and distinctive Tibetan culture. In particular, the old buildings used to be the seat of the Nepalese Consulate in Tibet, and the main building as well as trees in the yard has about two-hundred-year history. Tibet Gorkha Hotel is located between the well-known street Harkor and South Jiangsu Road.
Address:Suti 45, South lingkor Road, Lhasa Phone: (86-891) 627222 Fax: (86-891) 6271993

Shigatse Hotel 3*
This is a four-storey building of Chinese style hotel. There are 123 rooms including luxurious flat lets, standard rooms, Tibetan-style standard rooms and single rooms with hot water supply. There are 4 restaurants and banquet halls, offering Chinese and Tibetan foods, buffet, and western cuisine. Business Center, Beauty Saloon, sauna, massage, pharmacy, Shopping Center, gymnasium, meeting rooms are at your convenience. The bellboys help you with luggage.
Address: 13#, Middle Liberty Road, Shigatse Telephone: +86-(0)892-8822525 Fax: +86-(0)892-8821900

Hotel is subject to change according to booing status.