Tibet & Lhasa location
Lulang Forest Area
Lulang Forest Area
Gigantic Cypress Wood
9-Day Tibet Tour:
Lhasa, Nyingchi, Rawok, And Pomi
Tour Code: PT_03
Availability: Year Round
1. Tour Itinerary
You'll be met by our English-speaking
tour guide at Gonggar Airport
or Lhasa Railway Station and then be escorted
to your hotel. Thank you for giving
us the opportunity to serve you!
Visit the Nietang Buddha on the
After a leisurely breakfast, we
proceed on a guided tour of the
Potala Palace, the Sera Monastery,
and the Norbulingka.
Palace: The symbol of Lhasa and even Tibet, it stands on the Red Hill overlooking the city of Lhasa. Potala Palace was first built in 7 century by Tibetan king Songtsan Gampo as a gift to his wife Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty. It covers an area of 36 thousand square meters, and was listed into the World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1994.
Monastery: A representative of the Yellow Sect monasteries of Tibetan Buddhism, it was founded in 1419. Located 3 kilometers in the northern suburb of Lhasa, the monastery covers an area of 115,000 square meters. Wonderful murals, scriptures written in gold powder, statues, and scent cloth can be found in the halls of its main buildings.
Norbulingka: Built in 18th century, it was Dalai Lama's summer palace from 1751 to 1959. Norbulingka covers an area of 360,000 square meters, with 374 rooms. It is situated in the west of Lhasa, meaning Jewel Park in Tibetan. It is the largest man-made garden in Tibet, there are some fabulous murals fusing Tibetan history and myth in the palace.
After breakfast, we tour to the
Jokhang Temple, the Drepung Monastery,
the Tibet Museum and visit the
Temple: Situated in the center of Lhasa, it is the most ancient monastery in Tibet and the ultimate destination for Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims. The Jokhang Temple was built in the 7th century and was the first temple built by Songtsen Campo to commemorate the arrival of Princess Wencheng of the Tang Dynasty 1,300 years ago. Famous for its exquisite architecture and vivid mural paintings, the temple is included on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2000.
Drepung Monastery: The monastery covers an area of 250,000 square meters; it is the largest of all Tibetan
monasteries, and is also the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. Founded in 1416, the Drepung Monastery used to be the palace of the Dalai Lamas before the reconstruction of the Potala palace.
Tibet Museum: Covering an area of 54,000 square meters, it is the first modern museum in Tibet. With a nice soothing music and lighting throughout, the museum is home for a rich collection of prehistoric cultural relics including Buddha statues, Thangka pictures, gold albums, imperial jade seals, Tibetan handicrafts, costumes, jewellery, music and ritual instruments.
Street: The oldest street in Lhasa. It is a circular street with a history of over 1,300 years, where you can see best-preserved traditional residential styles and Tibet customs. The street is a must-see for tourists to Lhasa,
||Lhasa - Nyingchi
Drive from Lhasa to Nyingchi,
Basomtso: Covering 26 square
kilometers (10 square miles),
the pristine waters of the green
lake reflect the picturesque snow-capped
peaks surrounding the lake. Basomtso
lies in the Cuogao Village Gongbujiangda
County, Nyingchi. It is in the
valley of the upper reaches of
the Ba River, 50 km from the Town
of Gongbujiangda, 39.6 km from
the National Highway No. 318 and
370 km from the Tibetan Capital
- Rawok (Breakfast
Our guide and driver will escort
you from Nyingchi to Rawok.
||Rawok - Pomi
Drive from Rawok to Pomi, tour
to Rawok Lake and overlook the
Rawok Lake: The Ranwu Lake,
the largest in southeast of Tibet,
is in the Village of Ran about
90 km from the Baiba Town neighboring
the Nyingchi Prefecture. The lake,
3,800 meters above the sea level,
has a water area of 22 square
kilometers. On the bus ride from
the Basu County, Chadu down the
Sichuan-Tibet Highway (now the
National Highway No. 318) one
can see a corner of the lake.
This is the most dangerous highroad
Midui Glacier: Ranked as
"One of Top Six Most Beautiful
Show Caves in China" by China
National Geography Magazine, Midui
Glacier is located in is located
in Yupu Town, about l 00 kilometers
east of the Bomi County in Nyingchi
Prefecture, Tibet. Its altitude
is from 2,400 meters to 6,800
meters and it has snow and ice
all year round.
|| Pomi - Nyingchi
Drive from Pomi to Nyingchi, tour
to Lulang Forest Area, overlook
The Namjagbarwa Peak.
Lulang Forest Area: The
most impressive is the forest
of Tibetan cypresses of about
10 hectares at the Bagyai Village
in Nyingchi County at 3,040 meters
above sea level.
The Namjagbarwa Peak: In
Tibetan, Namjagbarwa means a "long
lance piercing into the sky."
The sky-scraping Namjagbarwa Peak,
with its majestic appearance,
precipitous shape and unpredictable
climate, has was an ambitious
aim of mountain-climbing organizations
from various countries for many
years. It was finally conquered
by a Sino-Japanese climbing team
- Lhasa (Breakfast
Tour to the Gigantic Cypress Wood
in Nyingchi. Drive from Nyingchi
The Gigantic Cypress Wood in
Nyingchi: The giant cypress
wood is in the valley of the lower
reaches of the Yaluzhangbu River
and the Niyang River at the latitude
of 3,000 to 3,400 meters. In the
Giant Cypress Nature Reserve of
the Bajie Township, there scatter
hundreds of such huge cypresses
only seen in Tibet, which are
noted for their huge tree crowns
and upright trunks.
from Lhasa (Breakfast)
Transfer to the airport for your
departure. We wish you have a
pleasant journey home.
2. Hotel Accommodation
For This Tour
3. Tour Price
4. Service Inclusion For The Above Tour:
Please send us
an email and provide the information
below so that we can quote
precisely for the above tour.
1. The number of adults and the
number of children in your party.
If there are children under 12 years,
they can enjoy the preferential
2. Your approximate travel date.
3. The code of the tour that you
are interested in. Each tour has
a code, you can find it above -
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4. Hotel choice for your tour (luxury
or standard or comfortable hotels).
5. If you would like us to tailor
make a new tour for you that is
different from the above tour, please
let us know your requests.
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons
sharing one twin or double standard
room with private facilities.
Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch and
dinner in local Chinese restaurant
as specified in the itinerary above.
Private transport between airport
or railway station and hotel and
all the sights by air-conditioned
The economic class air tickets of
the domestic flight or soft berth/seat
train tickets between cities as
specified in the itinerary.
The main entrance tickets for the
All normal sightseeing tours in
each city with English-speaking
guide and admission fees where applicable.
Our guide will not fly with you
from one city to another. Upon your
arrival at each city, a new local
guide and driver will pick you up,
be with you for local tour and see
you off after you finish the itinerary
of each city. The cruise shore excursion
is in-group assigned by the cruise
company if your tour include Yangtze
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty
Insurance. We highly recommend that
you purchase full coverage travel
insurance from you country of origin.
Travel Permit application fee
The Tibet Travel Permit application
fee if your tour covers Tibet.
5. Service Exclusion For The Above Tour:
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa to
of arrival and departure
The international or domestic air
/ train charge of arrival and departure.
Should a twin room is needed by
a single guest, supplement of the
twin room will be charged.
is single supplement?
The hotel is based
on double occupancy. If the visitor
travels alone or the number of the
travelers is odd (such as 3, 5,
7...), who stays in one single room
has to pay the single room supplement.
As the hotel is on double occupancy.
Expenses of a personal nature such
as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone
call, optional activities or sightseeing,
overweight baggage charges or meals
not indicated, ect.
Optional programs which are not
specified in the above itinerary.
to guides and drivers
Tips depending on the service of
your guide and driver, entirely