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group tour Lhasa Taktse trekking

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Price: $950
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  • Days Trip overview Activity Accommodation
    day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to hotel and rest at hotel Gangyan Hotel four star
    day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Bakhor street, and Johkang Temple Gangyan Hotel four star
    day 3  Lhasa sightseeing Potala Palace and norbulingka palace Gangyan Hotel four star
    day 4  visit Ganden and Trek to Drupshi  Trekking  Camping
    day 5 Trekking to Yamado Trekking Camping
    day 6 Trekking to Bhalang Tso Trekking Camping
    day 7 Short trekking to Taktse nomad area and drive back to Lhasa Trekking Camping
    day 8 Departure

  • DAY 01

    ARRIVAL IN LHASA EITHER BY AIR OR TRAIN AND MEET WITH YOUR FELLOW TRAVELLERS
    IN LHASA
    A short flight into Tibet give you a panorama of the snowy Himalayan ranges or the days of train ride over the high plateau by crossing mighty Thangu la ranges get you to Lhasa with beautiful sceneries along the route, your arrival at the Gonggar airport or Lhasa Train Station will be greeted by our Tibetan guide and driver and transfer to your hotel in Lhasa city, from the airport to Lhasa it is about 60km and it takes less than an hour through the recently built highway, from the train station it is only 25km and it takes about half hour, check in the hotel and may be meet with other fellow travelers, then take it easy for the rest of the day to acclimatize and alleviate the jet lag. Overnight in Lhasa
    (Note: If your arrival time is different from others then we will arrange private airport/train station pick up without any additional cost, so please let us know your arrival time and detail information of flights/train)

    DAY 02
    LHASA ESCORTED TOUR.
    Attractions; Jokhang temple and bustling Bakhor street.
    Today is the your first day on the high plateau and some of you may have little head ach which is very common for travelers by the high altitude, so drinking enough water and mild activity on the first few days is recommendable. In the morning our guide will meet you at the hotel and take an easy visit to Jokhang Temple in the center of the Old Lhasa city. Jokhang temple is one of the most scared temples in all over Tibet and it is always bustling with earnest local pilgrims since from early days. After that you have time to walk around the Bakhor street which is the one of the most devotional circuit as well as crowded central market of Lhasa, during the old days it is the most famous local market but now it is changed to tourist gift shopping center.

    DAY 03
     LHASA ESCORTED TOUR.
    Attractions; Potala palace and Norbulingka
    Today we will visit the famous Potala Palace, the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the masterpiece of Tibetan architecture, it was first built by 33rd King Songtsen Gangpo in 7th century and later in 17th century rebuilt by 5th Dalai Lama, since then it was home to the Dalai Lama and his government. Walking though the long steps are quite challenging but it is worthwhile to leave your footsteps in the spiritual palace of God of compassion, which listed in the world heritage in 1994. And in the afternoon, we will visit the Norbulingka Palace

    DAY 04
     LHASA(3600m) -Ganden (3900m) -Trekking to Drupshi Village
    Attractions; Ganden Monastery

    DAY 05
    Trekking from  Drupshi Village to Yamado

    DAY 06
    Trekking Yamado to Bhalang Tso

    DAY 07
    Trekking Bhalang Tso to Taktse Nomad Area.

    DAY 08
    Trekking from Taktse Nomad Area to Taktse village and drive back to Lhasa

    DAY 09
    Departure from Lhasa

  • TOUR COST INCLUDES

    – All necessary travel permits to Tibet;
    – Entrance ticket fees for all the sight spots listed in the program;
    – Private transportation in Tibet: Ranging from 4WD land cruiser to bus depending on the group size and trip route (car gasoline is included).
    – Private guide: English speaking local Tibetan guide;
    – Lodging: hotels in Lhasa, Shigatse and Zhangmu, rest of the nights at local guesthouses
    – Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour;
    – Oxygen canisters: 2 canister for each person;
    – Lodging and meals for guide and drivers;
    – First aid kit;
    – Liability travel insurance;

    TOUR COST EXCLUDES

    – Travel insurance covers trip cancellation and emergency evacuation(recommended);
    – Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.);
    – International and domestic flight/train.(Note: we accept flights and train tickets bookings in advance, please check the updated cost and ticket availability with your travel consultant);
    – Yaks and porters for Kailash trekking to carry luggages, you can hire it from ther which cost CNY150 per per day/per yak;
    – Meals that are not specified in the itinerary (Averagely a meal in Tibet cost USD5 per person);
    – Gratuities for the guide and driver:

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