Lhasa with Holy Yamdok Lake Tour (5 days 4 nights)

Tour Code: JLN Escorted Tour
Group transportation, English speaking guide, and experienced driver provided
Starting from $550 per passenger
The tour guide escorts you to Potala Palace, Jokang Temple, Barkhor Street, Lhasa old town,Drepung and Sera Monastery, and Yamdok Lake.
Selected 3 star Hotel

Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa by taking train or airplane
Lhasa airport or Train station pick-up by our local English-speaking tour guide and private van, then, transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own.

Day 2: Lhasa (B)
Full day Lhasa city tour to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

Hotel pick-up in the morning, spend the morning in Potala Palace and explore the mythical halls, exhibition chambers, and figures of the Buddha.

In the afternoon, touring to the holy temple of Johkang, which was built during Tibet King Songtsen Ganpo’s time about 1300 years ago.

The circular pilgrim street around Jokhang Temple called Barkhor. The Barkhor street market is the ideal place to buy traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and traditional Tibetan clothes.

Day 3: Lhasa (B)
Full day tour to Drepung Monastery, Tibet Museum, and Sera Monastery

Drepung Monastery was founded in 1416. It was the place for Tibet central government during fifth Dalai Lama’s time. Later on, we can also visit the Nechung monastery which located 1km southeast of Drepung. Nechung is the abode of the protector deity Pehar and the seat of the state Oracle of Tibet.

In the afternoon, we will visit Tibet History Museum. Around 3:00pm, we will visit Sera Monastery for observing monks debating practices.

Day 4: Lhasa to Yamdok Lake to Lhasa (B)
Today, we will drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m),and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso Lake (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar (7191m), the highest mountain near Lhasa.

Then we will drive downhill to the lake and enjoy the free walk at the lake shore before heading back to Lhasa.

Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 5: Lhasa Departure (B)

You will be transferred to the airport or train station according to your departing schedule.
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B: Breakfast at hotel

Start End Land Only Status
4/7/17 4/11/17 $630
4/21/17 4/25/17 $630
5/6/17 5/10/17 $680
5/22/17 5/26/17 $680
5/26/17 5/30/17 $680
6/8/17 6/12/17 $680
6/22/17 6/26/17 $680
7/2/17 7/6/17 $750
7/6/17 7/10/17 $750
7/22/17 7/26/17 $750
8/4/16 8/8/16 $750
8/16/17 8/20/17 $750
8/25/17 8/29/17 $750
9/4/17 9/8/17 $720
9/16/17 9/20/17 $720
9/21/17 9/25/17 $720
10/1/17 10/5/17 $630
10/26/17 10/30/17 $630
11/3/17 11/7/17 $630
The Year 2018
1/20/18 1/24/18 $650
1/26/18 1/30/18 $650

Single Supplement: $160

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 Holy Namtso Lake

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

Lhasa Yak Hotel 3 star
Lhasa Yak Hotel is in the center of Lhasa in Tibet. Five minutes’ walk from Jokhang Temple, Ramoche monastery, and the Barkhor street.The hotel was officially opened in April 1986 and has received an average of over 6000 guests each year. It has 62 rooms and 185 beds, with standard, medium and deluxe rooms, and hot water available 24 hours a day. The hotel also offers services of car and bicycle rentals. Hotel has a business center which provides computer, internet, and fax services. There are a banking counter and a restaurant in the hotel.

Address: No.100 Beijing East Road Lhasa. Phone: 0891-6323496

Lhasa Yak Hotel