5 Days 4 Nights Lhasa Classics with Holy Yamdrok Lake Tour(5-star hotel)

Tibet is an autonomous region in China. In the reason of the Buddhism religion culture, this area is a holy land for many Buddhist, now it attracts more and more tourists all over the world. During this wonderful trip you can explore the magnificent Potala Palace and famous sacred monasteries in Lhasa city, you can also enjoy the beautiful and holy Yamdrok Lake, you are going to immerse into the most highlights in this mysterious and holy land in China.

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • Admission tickets for all attractions listed in the itinerary
    • Accommodation listed in the itinerary
    • Airport or train station pick up and drop off;necessary vehicle transfers as listed in the itinerary
    • Professional English-speaking guide
    • Accident insurance
    • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden)
    • Entry/Admission - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake
    What's excluded :
    • Recommended optional activities
    • Accommodation not listed in the itinerary
    • Personal expenses
    • Tourist sites which are not listed in the itinerary
    • Optional tips to guides, drivers.

  • Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

    Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    Your private driver and guide will be ready for you when you arrive in Lhasa. Sit back in a comfortable vehicle, leave the hassles to your guide, and enjoy a trouble-free transfer to your hotel.

    Good to know:
    It's better to arrive in Lhasa in the morning. Then you will have more time to acclimatize to the altitude and preempt altitude sickness.

    If you prefer to stay in a hotel with special oxygen supplies, Shangri-La Hotel Lhasa (with a luxury oxygen spa) or InterContinental Lhasa Paradise (with oxygen supplied directly to the rooms each day from 10pm–6am) is recommended.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at InterContinental Lhasa Paradise,a 5-star hotel.

    Day 2: Potala Palace - Jokhang Temple - Barkhor Street (B,L)

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    “Potala” means Buddhist shrine. The Potala Palace was built as a gift for the fiancée of the Tibetan King Songtsen — Princess Wencheng from the Tang Dynasty. Later, it became known as the Winter Palace for the Dalai Lamas.
    The Potala Palace houses incredible antiques including eight Dalai Lamas' holy stupas. The most exquisite stupa is the 5th Dalai Lama's, which comprises 3,721 kilograms of gold, 52 tons of silver, and over 15,000 jewels and pearls.

    Jokhang Temple:It houses a golden statue of a life-sized
    Sakyamuni, which was taken there by Princess Wencheng from the Tang Dynasty. This statue is considered to be Sakyamuni himself, so the Jokhang Temple is the most holy temple to Buddhists.

    Barkhor Street is like a backstreet around the Jokhang Temple. Walk clockwise and join the local people's kora (circle for religion). There are many interesting shops in the street.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at InterContinental Lhasa Paradise,a 5-star hotel.

    Day 3: Norbulingka - Sera Monastery - Drepung Monastery(B,L)

    Stop At: Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden), No.21 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Norbulingka:Like the royal Summer Palace in Beijing, Norbulingka was known as the Summer Palace for the Dalai Lamas in Tibet, but now it is a beautiful public park.

    Sera Monastery
    Debating is a way of learning Buddhist teachings. Sera Monastery opens its doors to the public when the debates are in session so you will have the chance to watch the monks in debate. The monks' debate is held at 3:30pm every day except for Sundays.

    Drepung Monastery
    Drepung Monastery is built on the hillside and there are many Buddhist rock paintings on the hill.

    When entering a temple, please take off your hat and sunglasses to show respect. Your shoulders should be covered and you should not wear shorts.
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at InterContinental Lhasa Paradise,a 5-star hotel.

    Day 4: Lhasa — Yamdrok Lake (B,L)

    Stop At: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100 China
    Yamdrok Lake

    It's one of the top four Buddhist holy lakes in Tibet. It's about 150 kilometers from Lhasa and takes 2½ hours to get there by car.
    Taking photos with a yak or Tibetan mastiff by the lakeside costs around 20 yuan per person.
    After breakfast, drive for about 2 hours to reach the holy lake, Lake Yamdrok. If the weather permits, we will prepare a picnic by the lakeside and you will have sandwiches, vegetables, and fruit.

    The lake is decorated by many islands and natural resources. As a major waterbird habitat in Tibet, it's also a great place to see hundreds of swans and gulls in summer.

    After the exciting tour, drive back to Lhasa hotel and have a good rest !

    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Overnight at InterContinental Lhasa Paradise,a 5-star hotel.

    Day 5: Lhasa departure!(B)

    Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    After breakfast, your private guide and driver will take you to the airport for your departure.Service ends!

    Duration: 4 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up tourists at airport, train station,bus station,hotels and so on.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1/20/2020 - 12/19/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.



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Organised by China Toruk Tour

Activity ID: V-123131P83

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