7-day Excursion of Eastern Tibet
Tour code: ETC-Q59
Make an excursion to the Eastern Tibet, or otherwise known as Kham, is an area of great natural beauty and cultural significance. We’ll enjoy the beautiful landscape of snow mountains and grasslands, discover some ancient monasteries, and explore many mystic hermitage caves.
|Tour Date||City||Tour Brief|
||Arrival in Lhasa and transfer to hotel|
|2||Lhasa||Visit Potala Palace and Sera Monastery|
|3||Lhasa||Tour Drak Yerpa, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street|
|4||Lhasa/Tsedang||Drive to Tsedang, visit Yumbulagang and Trundruk Monastery|
|5||Tsedang/Samye Monastery||Visit Samye Monastery. Overnight at the guesthouse of Samye Monastery|
|6||Tsedang||Drive to visit Chim-puk Hermitage. Drive back to Tsedang|
||Drive to Lhasa airport/train station to head for your next destination|
Day 01 Arrival in Lhasa (no meal)
Upon arrival, our guide will meet your at the airport/train station. Transfer to the hotel, the rest time free for acclimatization.
Day 02 Lhasa (B, L)
Excursion to the Potala Palace in the morning, after lunch, go to the Sera Monastery to see the Monk debating.
Day 03 Lhasa (B, L)
Drive to visit Drak Yerpa, a monastery together with a number of ancient meditation caves that used to house about 300 monks. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.
Day 04 Lhasa-Tsedang (B, L)
Drive to Tsedang, visit Yumbulagang (Yumbu Lakhang), it is believed that this is the first building in Tibet and the palace of the first Tibetan king, then visit Trundruk Monastery, one of the earliest Buddhist temples built in Tibet.
Day 05 Tsedang – Samye Monastery (B, L)
Transfer to visit the famous Samye Monastery, the first Buddhist monastery built in Tibet. Overnight at the guesthouse of Samye Monastery.
Day 06 Samye Monastery – Chim-Puk Hermitage – Tsedang (B, L)
Drive to visit Chim-puk Hermitage, where consists of 100+ hermitage caves, which used to be the meditation retreat of monks. A slow walk in the valley can be very pleasant. Then drive back to Tsedang for overnight stay.
Day 07 Tsedang – Lhasa departure (B)
Drive to Lhasa airport/train station to head for your next destination.
End of service.
PRICES START FROM PER PERSONAs all of our holidays are tailor-made it isn’t possible to give anexact price on the web-site as the final cost is dependant on a number of factors. These include the number of people in your party, the season you travel, the standard of hotel (we offer a variety of standards from three-star to super-luxurious) and duration of your trip. However, as aguideline you should expect to pay from US$ for the opposite itinerary.
Private transfers airport/hotel/airport;
Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide;
Accommodations with daily breakfast;
Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner;
Domestic flights and trains listed;
Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg);
Any meals not specified as "B, L or D";
Gratuities to guides and drivers.
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