9-day Tibet Discovery Tour

9-day Tibet Discovery Tour

Tour Code: IFH-TB-03

Tour days: 9 Days

This Tibet discovery escorted tour showcases the very best of Tibet. Beginning in Lhasa, you’ll travel to Gyangtse, tour Shigatse, Gyangtse and Dingri, visit Everst Base Camp and then cross the Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge to Nepal.


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DAY 1 Lhasa

Transfer via: flight - your arrangement

Activities for today: airport transfer

Upon arrive at Lhasa Gonggar Airport, you're met and transferred to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure.

DAY 2 Lhasa

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Potala Palace, Sera Monastery, Norbulingka

After hotel breakfast, visit the symbol of Tibet - Potala Palace. Built in 641 A.D, it is the palace with the highest altitude in the world. The palace was designated as the world heritage site by UNESCO. Afternoon, move on to visit the Sera Monastery and Norbulingka.

DAY 3 Lhasa

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Carpet Factory

Spend the whole morning exploring Drepung Monastery, the biggest one of its kind of Tibetan Buddhism, which was built in 1416 A.D.. The rest of the day, continue to visit Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, and the Tibetan Carpet Factory.

DAY 4 Lhasa/Gyangtse

Activities for today: Yamdrok Lake, Palcho Monastery, Gyangtse Old Street

Today, drive about 300km to Gyangtse, en route visit the holy Yamdrok Lake. Upon arrive in Gyangtse, pany a visit to the Palcho Monastery and the Gyangtse Old Street.

DAY 5 Gyangtse/Shigatse

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Tashi Lunpo Monastery, New Palace of Panchen

Drive to Shigatse. Visit the famous Tashi Lunpo Monastery and the New Palace of Panchen.

DAY 6 Shigatse /Dingri

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Sakya Monastery, Lhatse Town

Drive to Dingri. Visit the Sakya Monastery and Lhatse Town.

DAY 7 Dingri/Everst Base Camp

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Everest Base Camp, Rongbuk Monastery

After breakfast, visit the Everest Base Camp and the Rongbuk -- the monastery with highest altitude in the world. From the monastery, you can see the Mt. Everest.

DAY 8 Rongbuk/Dingri/Zhangmu

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Sunrise at Rongbuk Monastery, Tingri Old Town

Today, you will get up earlier for the chance to see the breathtaking sunrise at Rongbuk Monastery. Later, drive to the border town - Zhangmu via Tingri Old Town. After passing through the +5000-meter-high Lalungla Pass and Thongla Pass, you will bid farewell to the stunning Himalayas.

DAY 9 Zhangmu/Nepal border

Transfer via: private vehicle

Activities for today: Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge

After breakfast, we will escort you to the Sino-Nepal Friendship Bridge, where you will cross the checkpoint to meet your Nepal tour guide.


Price Details & Inclusions of this Trip

Price Includes

Entrance fees:
To scenic spots as listed above in the itinerary.
Meals:
All meals as specified in the itinerary. "B" stands for Chinese or western breakfast at your hotel. "L" for Chinese Lunch at local Chinese restaurant. "D" for Chinese dinner at local Chinese restaurant. If you have any special request about meals, like vegetarian, or Indian food etc, please inform us in advance.
Private Transfers:
Between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Harbin by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver.
Private Transfers:
Between hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing in Harbin by the private air conditioned vehicle with driver.
Private tour escort for Sightseeing:
As outlined in the Itinerary will be escorted with English-speaking guide.
The English-speaking guide and driver of each city accompany you throughout the entire tour in that city. They do not fly with you from one city to another.
Hotels:
Service includes standard rooms for your tour group.
All hotels as listed in the above itinerary serve daily western or Chinese breakfast. All rooms are air-conditioned with private facilities unless specified.
Transportation:
All the domestic airfare of economy class with airport tax/ or train ticket(s) as specified in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Government Taxes.
Arrangements:
The tour cost includes the planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Price Excludes

Entry / Exit Airfare or train tickets..
Visa Fees; Trip Insurance; Credit Card Processing Fee;.
Excess Baggage Charges:
For checked luggage: Adult and children are entitled to a free checked baggage allowance in economy class of 20kg / 44. The size limit for each piece is 40x60x 100cmor 15.7x 23.6x 39.4 inches. For carry-on luggage: each economy class passenger is allowed one piece of 5kg / 11 lbs. The size limit for each piece is 20 x 40 x 55cm or 7.8 x 15.7 x 21.6 inches.
Personal Expenses:
Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities and sightseeing.
Meals:
Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L" or "D".
Hotels:
Your arrangement.
Gratuities to guides or drivers.

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