Tibet Tour 5 days : Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Tour

5 Days
  • Trip Code: T-CT-11
  • Destination: Tibet
  • Season: From Mid April to November
  • Max Altitude: 3656 meters/ 11995 feet
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Lhasa/Lhasa
  • Transportation: Private Car
  • Accomodation: Standard Hotel
  • Trip Grade: Leisure Tour
  • Trip Attraction: Culture, Himalayas & Wildlife, Wieieieieieies

Trip Overview


Tibet Tour 5 days: Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Tour is one of the rewarding tours of Tibet. This trip is the perfect way to explore Tibet’s historically significant landmarks, a holy temple, Buddhist monasteries and the sacred lake.

In Tibet Tour 5 days you will travel around Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Yamdrok Lake.

Potala Palace is the winter palace of Dalai Lamas. It is famous for its grand buildings, complicated constructions, devotional atmosphere, and splendid artworks.

Jokhang Temple is the most sacred temple in Tibet with four stories has a golden top. Barkhor Market is an ancient round street market with varied shops on its both sides shows the original outlook of Lhasa. Norbulingka is the summer palace of Dalai Lama is also the biggest man-made garden in Tibet.

Sera Monastery is one of three important monasteries in Lhasa. It is famous for the interesting debates conducted here by Buddhist monks every day. Likewise, Drepung Monastery is the largest and most influential monastery of Lhasa. People recognize this monastery for the high standards of its Buddhist academic study.

Yamdrok Lake is one of the three most sacred lakes in Tibet with purely turquoise color fresh water and is surrounded by snow-capped mountains.

Trip Note of Tibet Tour 5 days:

Tibet’s direct international flight is only with Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. Thus, lots of tourists travel Tibet from Kathmandu. If you plan to enter Tibet via Kathmandu, you are supposed to arrive in Kathmandu 2 days before you leave for Tibet. Actually, the purpose of 2 days stays in Kathmandu is to obtain your Chinese visa from the Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu.

You utilize your stay in Kathmandu by sightseeing of World Heritage Places of Kathmandu valley. For the information of Chinese Visa click here . Also please contact us for any further information and the Price of Tibet Tour 5 days.

Itinerary


Driving distance: 63.8 km. Driving time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Elevation:  3658 meter/ 12001 feet.

Highlight:  Arrival in Lhasa Gonggar Airport/ Meeting and greeting you by our guide & transfer to the hotel located in Lhasa (Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world.  It is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region lies on the north bank of Lhasa River. Lhasa literally means “place of the gods”. It contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites)/ Rest & get acclimatized to high altitude.

Elevation:  3658 meter/ 12001 feet.

Highlight:  Visit of Potala Palace (The landmark of Lhasa used to be the winter palace for the Dalai Lamas was built as the center of Tibetan government by the fifth Dalai Lama in 1645. This Palace is famous for its grand buildings, complicated constructions, devotional atmosphere and splendid artworks), Jokhang Temple (Located in central Lhasa this temple is considered as the most sacred temple in Tibet with four storeys with a golden top. It attracts crowds of prostrating Tibetan pilgrims and curious foreign tourists every day) and Barkhor Market (It is a very ancient round street market surrounding the Jokhang Temple. It shows the original outlook of Lhasa with varied shops stand on both sides of street).

Elevation: 3658 meter/ 12001 feet.

Highlight: Visit of Norbulingka Palace (The summer residence of the successive Dalai Lamas from the 1780s to 1950s. It was built by the Seventh Dalai Lama in the beginning of 1755. It is also the biggest man-made garden in Tibet Autonomous Region),  Drepung Monastery (The largest and most influential monastery of Gelupa sect (Yellow Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism is located at the foot of Mountain Gambo Utse, 5 km west from Lhasa city. Built in 1416 this monastery is famous for the high standards of its Buddhist academic study)  and Sera Monastery (One of three famous monasteries of Lhasa 3 km north from the city is also dedicated to Gelugpa Sect. Built in 1419 this magnificent monastery has Scriptures written in gold powder, fine statues, scent cloth and unparalleled murals. Here every day debates are conducted by the lamas on Buddhist doctrines).

Driving distance: 350 km both ways. Driving time: 7 hour. Elevation: 3658 meter/ 12001 feet

Highlight: Visit of Yamdrok Lake (One of the sacred lakes in Tibet which covers363 square kilometers. This is purely turquoise color lake which can be viewed from the top of the Khambala (pass) on an altitude of 4770m above sea-level. It surrounds by many of the small lakes and snow-capped mountains all around where one huge mountain stands far in the distance called Mt. Norjin Khangsar (7191m), where nowadays called the Karola Glacier as it stands next to Karola pass).

Driving distance: 63.8 km. Driving time: 1 hour 20 minutes.

Highlight: Our guide transfer you to the airport in time for your flight and help you to get on board for another destination.

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