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7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour

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7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye 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, the Barkhor

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

Day 4 – Full-day Lhasa: Drepung Monastery, Nechung Monastery, Ramoche Temple

Day 5 – Lhasa – Samye Monastery

Day 6 – Samye Monastery – Lhasa

Day 7 – Departure from Lhasa

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  • Best Time: April to January
  • This itinerary is just a suggestion and can be modified in any way.

7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour Itinerary

Day 1   Arrival in Lhasa

You have finally reached Lhasa, the Place of the Gods! Our local guide and driver will pick you up from the airport and transfer you to the hotel.

 

Day 2   Full-day Lhasa Highlight Tour

Your first full day in Lhasa will start with a visit to The Jokhang. Jokhang Temple is without a doubt, the second most-visited attraction in Tibet, after Potala Palace.

Afterwards, you will explore the markets and restaurants dotting the small streets of the Barkhor.

7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour. Day 2_Jokhang temple rooftop

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 3   Full-day Lhasa Focus Tour

This is the day will finally get to see the iconic Potala Palace. You will be in awe of the 6th century and 13-storey Potala Palace sitting atop a hill. Truly a majestic structure that gives all onlookers a magnificent view!

After lunch, we will drop by the wonderful Sera Monastery to see monks debating in the courtyard. If you are up for some adventure, go for a 1-hour trek around the monastery.

7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour. Day 3_Potala palace east gate

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 4   Full-day Lhasa Cultural Tour

This morning, we will start our day by exploring Drepung Monastery. Drepung Monastery was formerly the largest monastery in the world and today it’s still one of Tibet’s 3 most important monasteries. Below Drepung Monastery is Nechung Monastery, the former home of Tibet’s state oracle.

In the afternoon, we will visit Ramoche Temple as well as a small nunnery in the Tibetan Quarter.

7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour. Day 4_Drepung monastery

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 5   Lhasa – Samye Monastery (165km, 4 hours)

Early in the morning, we will leave Lhasa for Samye Monastery. Samye Monastery is Tibet’s first ever monastery and it was here that Buddhism began in Tibet. This 1200-year old structure is a truly magnificent architecture and attraction.

7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour. Day 6_Samye monastery

Credit: Tibet Highland Tours

 

Day 6   Samye Monastery – Lhasa (165km, 4 hours)

Today we will return to Lhasa. You will have a final chance to explore the streets and shops of Lhasa.

 

Day 7   Departure from Lhasa

Today is day seven and the last day of our 7D6N Lhasa Monasteries and Samye Private Tour. We will transfer you to the airport or train station for your next destination.

It’s time to say goodbye but we believe we will meet again!

Another 7-day private tour that you might consider is this 7D6N Lhasa Tsetang Samye Gyantse Shigatse Private Tour.

If you like wildlife sightseeing, especially birds, check out this 8D7N Tibet Birdwatching and Everest Base Camp Private Tour.

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