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16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour

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16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour

Package Includes

  • All required travel permits to Tibet
  • English speaking Tibetan tour guide
  • Pick up and drop off service
  • All ground transportation as per itinerary
  • All meals and accommodations for your guide
  • All lodging as stated in itinerary
  • Entrance fees for the attractions listed in the itinerary
  • One time welcome meal for the group
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Mineral water plus shared Oxygen tank in car
  • Travel agency liability insurance
  • First aid kit in the Car
  • All government taxes

Package Excludes

  • Air Tickets and transportation costs to and from Tibet
  • Chinese visa fees and passport fees
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Personal expenses (laundry, photography fees, souvenirs etc)
  • Tips and Gratuities for the driver and guide
  • Meals that are not specified in the itinerary (On average a meal in Tibet cost USD 5 per person)
  • Travel insurance covering trip cancellation and emergency evacuation (recommended)

Important Notes:

Travel Gear: Upon joining, each participant will be sent a list of required and recommended gear for this journey that they will be responsible for.

Meals: Breakfast is included in the price for each morning you are in Tibet. Lunch and dinner are not included in the price.

Eligibility: Participants must be in good health and be able to spend each day walking around towns, villages and monasteries.

Responsible Tourism: Tibet Highland tours is local-owned, and Tibetan staffed. All of our guides and drivers are local Tibetans who have been working in tourism for many years. It is a top priority for us to support as many Tibetan-owned businesses as possible. During this tour, all of the hotels you will be staying at in Tibet are locally-owned. The preservation of the culture of Tibet, as well as the protection of the environment of Tibet, are extremely important to us. In fact, when we are not out leading and arranging journeys across Tibet, we are working with local Tibetans in numerous eco-tourism and conservation projects.

Summary

Day 1 – Arrival in Lhasa

Day 2 – Full-day Lhasa: The Jokhang, Barkhor

Day 3 – Full-day Lhasa: Potala Palace , Sera Monastery

Day 4 – Lhasa – Drepung Monastery, Nechung Monastery, Ramoche Temple

Day 5 – Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake – Gyantse

Day 6 – Gyantse – Shigatse  – Tashilhunpo Monastery

Day 7 – Shigatse – Lhatse Chode Monastery – Saga – Ngamring Lake

Day 8 – Saga – Paryang Village – Lake Mansarovar

Day 9 – Lake Manasarovar – Darchen Village

Day 10 – Darchen Village – Zanda County

Day 11 –  Tsaparang, Guge Kingdom

Day 12 – Zanda – Ali

Day 13 – Ali – Duoma Village

Day 14 – Duoma Village – Dahongliutan Village

Day 15 – Dahongliutan Village – Mazar Village

Day 16 – Mazar – Kargilik (Yecheng) Town – Xinjiang

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  • Best time to travel: May to August
  • This itinerary can be modified in any way. Contact us for prices and more information regarding this trip.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa

Welcome to Lhasa on our 16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour! Once you arrive in Lhasa, we will pick you up from the airport or train station and transfer you to your hotel.

 

Day 2: Lhasa City Highlights

For your first full day in Tibet, we will visit one of the Lhasa’s most popular attractions, The Jokhang.

After visiting Jokhang Temple, we will explore the many streets around the Barkhor.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 2_Barkhor

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 3: Lhasa City Exploration

We will start the day by visiting the world-famous Potala Palace. This majestic structure was built in the 7th century and has more than 1,000 rooms spread across 13 storeys.

Later in the day, we will visit Sera Monastery where we can see monks debating as if their lives depend on it! A unique and interesting sight for tourists. If you’re into hiking or trekking, you can try out the 1-hour pilgrimage path around the monastery

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 3_Potala Palace

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 4: Lhasa City Discovery

Today we will first explore Drepung Monastery, formerly the largest monastery on our planet. Right below it, we’ll find Nechung Monastery, the home of Tibet’s former State Oracle.

In the afternoon, we will go to Ramoche Temple and visit a small nunnery in the Tibetan Quarter.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 4_Drepung Monastery

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 5: Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake – Gyantse (260km, 5.5 hours)

As we start our Tibet journey out of Lhasa, we will proceed to Gyantse.

On our way to Gyantse, we will first go to Yamdrok Lake. Yamdrok Lake is Tibet’s most stunning and sacred lakes. From around the lake, you will also be able to view the majestic 7100-meter Nojin Kangsang Peak.

As we reach Gyantse town, we will directly visit Pelhor Chode Monastery. At the same time, you can also take a great picture of Gyantse with the hilltop military fort in the background.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 5_Yamdrok Lake

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 6: Gyantse – Shigatse (90km, 1.5 hours)

Today, we will make our way from Gyantse to Shigatse, Tibet’s second largest city.

Shigatse is home to the famous Tashilhunpo Monastery. After walking around the monastery, you can choose to trek the trail around it with other Tibetan worshippers.

 

 

Day 7: Shigatse – Saga (450km, 7 hours)

As we travel from Shigatse to Saga, we will stop by Lhatse town. While you’re exploring Lhatse Chode Monastery, you can observe the local Tibetan farming culture.

From Lhatse, we will go past the nomadic regions of western Tibet. Before arriving in Saga, you will drop by the magnificent turquoise-colored Ngamring Lake.

 

 

Day 8: Saga – Paryang Village – Lake Mansarovar (450km, 8 hours)

Today we will continue following the upper parts of Brahmaputra River before arriving in Paryang Village. Throughout this journey, we will drive past vast and picturesque grasslands that are home to numerous Tibetan yaks and sheep.

Later, we will arrive in Mansarovar Lake, Tibet’s most sacred and most worshipped lake. From the lake, you can also see Mount Kailash in the distance.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 8_Lake Mansarovar

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 9: Lake Manasarovar – Darchen Village (35km, 1 hour)

Today, we will make the short drive to Darchen Village, the starting point of Mount Kailash trek. From Darchen, there is a short trek to Gyangdrak Monastery. If you do this trek, you will get a million-dollar view of Mount Kailash that might just make you an Instagram star!

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 9_Lake Mansarovar

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 10: Darchen Village – Zanda County (290km, 6 hours)

From Darchen Village, we will continue driving west towards the ancient Guge Kingdom. Along the way, you will see small nomadic villages and western Tibet’s unique landscape.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 10_Guge Kingdom

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 11: Tsaparang, Guge Kingdom (36km, 1 hour)

Today we will fully explore Tsaparang, the capital of the ancient kingdom of Guge. This mysterious and mystical site is almost 1200 years old and is one of western Tibet’s well-preserved wonders.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 11_Guge Ruins

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 12: Zanda – Ali (190km, 4 hours)

This morning, we will go to Ali, the capital town of western Tibet. En route to Ali, we will see bare grasslands and desert that re home to sheep and yak herders.

16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour Day 12_Nomad

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 13: Ali – Duoma Village (230km, 6 hours)

Right after breakfast on day thirteen of our 16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour, we will drive towards Duoma Village. On our way to Duoma Village, we will stop by the beautiful Pangong Tso (Lake). This amazing lake begins in Tibet and ends in Ladakh, India!

 

 

Day 14: Duoma Village – Dahongliutan Village (345km, 8 hours)

We’ll drive through the disputed and uninhabited Aksai Chin border towards Dahongliutan Village. You will be astonished at the sight of the barren landscape.

 

 

Day 15: Dahongliutan Village – Mazar Village (250km, 6 hours)

On day fifteen of our 16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour, we’ll continue through the Xinjiang wilderness to Mazar Village.

 

 

Day 16: Mazar – Kargilik (Yecheng) Town (245km, 5 hours)

Day sixteen of our 16D15N Lhasa to Xinjiang Western Tibet Private Tour will be our final day together. As we ascend and exit the mountains, we will arrive in Kargilik (Yecheng) Town.

From here, you will continue your journey to Xinjiang.

For the same duration but exploring other regions of Tibet, book our 16-Day Everest Base Camp, Lake Mansarovar, Mount Kailash Private Tour.

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