Gyangtse Dhamang Festival
Highlights: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Kumbum Stupa; Palkhor Temple (optional and self-paid);
Schedule: Picked up at the airport and offered a white scarf (called Kada) in a Tibet traditional way which brings you good luck. After that Drive to Gyangtse, up on the Kambala pass (4794m), you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso there, which is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. In Gyantse town, visit the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumpum, the most dedicate architectural wonder in Tibet. Stay in the hotel and expect the most stunning festival in Tibet to come.
Highlights: Opening ceremony of Dhamang Festival; Horsing racing contest; Tibetan opera, sports, dancing
Schedule: In the morning, drive to the venue where the festival is going and watch the opening ceremony of the Dhamang festival, after that there will be the highlight of day— horse racing and yak racing contests and other performances, including bonfire evening party.
Highlights: Archery, Barter trade market; Tashilumpu Monastery
Schedule: In the morning enjoy the breathtaking archery contest and buy some ethnical goods on the barter trade market for your relatives and friends. In the afternoon, drive 90 kms to Shigatse to visit Tashilumpu Monastery, seat of the Banchen Lama
Highlights: Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street
Schedule: Today in the morning we will first drive 270 km along the Friendship highway back to Lhasa, and then we will visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streetin the afternoon.
Highlights: Potala Palace
Schedule: In the morning, you will visit the world heritage site of Potala Palace which was constructed in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of the united Tibet and later reconstructed and served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lamas
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