The Essential Tibet – Lhasa-Gyanstse-Shigatse 6 days

    The mild and pleasant climate in central Tibet makes this area available for tourists year around. This route offers the epitome of Tibet with some of the most impressive visions: snow-capped mountains and holy lakes, splendid monasteries and palaces, original villages and unsophisticated people. With the better road conditions and accommodations along the way, it is now the most popular route.

    Day 01 Arrive in Lhasa

    Altitude: 3,658m
    Get transferred to Lhasa city and acclimatize. Overnight in Lhasa

    Day 02 Lhasa sightseeing

    Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhore Streets. Overnight in Lhasa

    Day 03 Lhasa sightseeing

    Visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.Overnight in Lhasa

    Day 04 Lhasa-Yamdroktso-Gyantse-Shigatse

    Altitude: 3,658m-4,441m-3,900m
    Est. Distance: 350km, about 6.5 hours’ driving
    Road Conditions: mostly tar road, winding mountain road to Yamdroktso
    In the morning, drive up the mountain road to visit the holy lake Yamdroktso. In the afternoon, go to the small Tibetan town Gyantse and visit the famous Kumbum there. Proceed to Shigatse city. Overnight in Shigatse

    Day 05 Shigatse-Lhasa

    Altitude: 3,800m-3,658m
    Est. Distance: 280km, about 5 hours’ driving
    Road conditions: tar road
    In the morning, visit Tashilunpo Monastery – Panchen Lama’s seat. In the afternoon, drive back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa

    Day 06 Leave

    Get transferred to the airport/train station and leave. End of the tour.
    RMB ¥6,450 per person

    • all required permits and documents,
    • English-speaking guide,
    • land transport by van,
    • 3-star hotels based on twin-bed room,
    • sightseeing entrance fees,
    • land transportation throughout the tour.

    • airfare or train tickets,
    • tips,
    • personal expenses like phone bill, laundry etc

    ·This is a group of 2 people minimum. It can be customized to meet your specific dates, group size and other requirements.
    ·The price excludes any airfare or train ticket. we will include them after you decide the flight or train schedule.
    ·People with heart or lung disease, hypertension or serious anemia are advised NOT to enter Tibet. It’s also advised to check with your doctor if you’re not sure of your physical status.
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