Tour Code: CET
This tour starts from Chengdu and ends in Xining.
We take you to visit Chengdu for 2 nights. Lhasa for 4 nights. Shigatse for 1 night. Tingri for 1 night. Mt. Everest. Lhatse for 1 night. Tibet Sky Train for 1 night. Xining for 1 night.
You will stay in a comfortable 5 star hotel in Chengdu and Lhasa and the best ones available in other places.
Starts from Chengdu of Sichuan, ends in Xining of Qinghai
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Traveling to Tibet, you need China visa and Tibet visa.
If you already have China Visa, then you don’t need to apply again. Just email us your China visa copy.
You must have Tibet visa to visit Tibet, and we will apply Tibet visa for you.
Tibet tour packages usually do not include international flight and some China domestic flights. After book a tour, we will instruct you that how to apply visas and book flights.
We will contact you via email and phone.
Today you will arrive in Chengdu, the gate way city to Lhasa of Tibet. Upon arrival at Chengdu airport (CTU), our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. You will receive your Tibet visa in Chengdu.
After breakfast in the hotel, we will visit Panda Research Center. Afterwards, we will visit Wuhou’s Temple, and then visit a tea shop. In the evening, we will enjoy a Sichuan Opera, changing face show.
Our tour guide will escort you to Chengdu airport and help you to check into your flight. Upon arrival at the Lhasa airport, our Tibet local tour guide will meet you and transfer you to our hotel in Lhasa. Free for rest of the day. You will rest well to adapt the high altitude climate in Tibet.
Today we will visit Jokhang Temple, one of the oldest temples at the heart of Lhasa. Afterward, visit Sera Monastery, where we will observe a Tibetan Buddhism debate. Later we will walk on Barkor Street aronding Jokhang Temple. You will find lots of specialty stores and Tibetan restaurants here. You may want to test a cup of Tibet butter tea or western coffee.
Have breakfast at you hotel. Today you are scheduled to visit Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibetan history and culture. It also is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, After the Potala tour, we will visit Norbu Linka Garden, the summer residence of the Dalai Lama. We will end the tour today by visitingTibetan Museum.
Today we will drive towards south for further exploring. We’ll pass one of Tibetan Buddhism’s holiest lakes, Lake Yamdrok. Then drive continues through the town of Gyangtze. Visit Kumbu Stupa and Pelkor Chode Monastery, arrive in Shigatse in the evening.
After breakfast, we will visit Tashilunpo Monsatery. Afterwards, we will drive to Tingri, the nearest town to Mt. Everest. We’ll spend the night here.
Today we’ll drive from Tingri to Mt. Everest Base Camp. We will witness the highest mountain on earth. Afterwards we’ll drive back to Lhatse, anothe small town close to the Base Camp.
In the morning we’ll drive from Lhatse back to Lhasa. We’ll spend last night in Lhasa before boarding one of the most magnificent trains ever built.
Take a morning Tibet-Qinghai train towards Eastern Tibet through the spectacular natural highland of Tibet.
Arrive in Xining at noon. Meet our representative at Xining train station. Check into you hotel. After lunch, we will visit Tibet Medicine Museum and witness the world longest Thangka (Tibet painting art) which obtained Geneses World Record.
Free morning to explore the city of Xining. Take an afternoon flight to Beijing or other cities for our home flight.