Lhasa-Gyangtse-Shigatse tour (7 Days)

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Gyangtse Shigatse tour leads you feel Tibetan's cultural and interesting places
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Detailed itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa and rest for acclimatization

Be greeted and offered a white scarf (called Hada) in a Tibet traditional way which brings you good luck. Have a rest for the acclimation after arrive Lhasa city.

Day 2: Sightseeing in Lhasa city: Potala palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

This morning, visit Potala Palace. It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glistening Jokhang Temple.

Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery.

    

      
    Potala Palace.    

Day 3: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Tibet Museum and Sera monastery

Visit the Tibet Museum in the whole morning, you will have a vivid impression about Tibetan culture and civilization in your mind. Right after lunch, drive to Sera Monastery, there you can enjoy the exciting lection debating of Lama.

    


    Sera monastery    

Day 4: :Lhasa - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake - Gyangtse

Drive 300kms from Lhasa to Gyangtse, en-route visit Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, it is one of the most sacred lakes in Tibet.

    


    Yamdrok Yumtso Lake    

Day 5: Gyangtse-Shigatse: Palkhor monastery with Kumbu Pagoda
Day 6: Shigatse-Lhasa

Visit Tashilumpo monastery and drive back to Lhasa this afternoon.

Tashilumpo monastery:The traditional seat of successive Panchen Lamas, the second highest ranking tulku lineage in the Gelugpa tibetan buddhist hierarchy, after the Dalai Lama. Located on a hill in the center of the city, the full name in Tibetan of the monastery means "all fortune and happiness gathered here" or "heap of glory".


Tashilumpo monastery

Day 7: Depart Tibet by train or plane, Tibet tour ends.

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