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11 Days Nyingchi Peach FLower Blossom Tour

11-Day Nyingchi, Lhasa Urban, Gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, Namtso Lake
Trip to visit Nyingchi Peach Flower, experience the charm of Peach Flower festival. Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival has been hold by local Tibetans and enthusiastic tourists since 2002.
  • Tour Code: gp-12

From $1030

Suggested Itinerary

DAY
1

Nyingchi Airport Pick Up

Accommodation: Bayi Economic / Comfortable Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: None

After your arrival in Nyingchi, your local tour guide will greet you to escort you to your vehicle for the 50-kilometer drive to Bayi and visit the Gala Village where you can enjoy the beautiful spring-blooming peach flowers.
DAY
2

Nyingchi – Mt. Sekyim la – Lulang Forest – Bayi Town

Accommodation: Bayi Economic / Comfortable Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Today we will start off our sightseeing with a visit to the Sekyim la Pass (elevation 4720 meters) with its splendid views of the great Mt. Namjia Bawa (peak elevation 7700 meters) in the distance. After that, we will drive on to explore the bushy Lulang Forest (elevation 3700 meters) with its typical highland meadow strip of dense bushes, spruce trees and pines. After we have had plenty of time for photographs of the fluffy white clouds, the snow-capped mountains, the endless pines and the quiet pastures, we will drive back to Bayi Town to spend the night.
DAY
3

Nyingchi – Basumtso Lake - Lhasa (elevation 3650 meters)

Accommodation: Lhasa Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Today we will drive back to the holy city of Lhasa alongside the beautiful Niyang River, which is the longest tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, with spectacular scenery all along the way. We will be able to make stop to the Basumtso Lake - which is a stunning highland lake lying 90 kilometers west of Kongpo Gymdo County. This holy lake is beautified by its surrounding landscapes from green & forested mountains to snow capped peaks, and is connected to the semi-mythical ruler of the Kham region and Guru Rinpoche.
DAY
4

Lhasa City Sightseeing - Sera Monastery – Drepung Monastery

Accommodation: Lhasa Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Today features visits to 2 of the most important monasteries in Tibetan Buddhism – the Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Drepung Monastery is located on the hillside west of Lhasa – at one time the world’s largest monastery with about 10,000 monks living there. A pleasant walk up the hill leads to the solemn ambience inside the monastery’s many halls and chapels. After Drepung, we will move on to the Sera Monastery. The main highlight of the Sera Monastery is watching the crowd of monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. Every day except Sunday, hundreds of red-robed monks assemble in small groups and practice their debating skills – a very impressive sight to behold, as the monks are very animated as they debate the various attributes of Buddhist scriptures.
DAY
5

Lhasa City Sightseeing - Potala Palace - Jokhang Temple - Barkhor Street

Accommodation: Lhasa Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit the incredible Potala Palace – the highest palace in the world. As we climb to the entrance gate, you will have a spectacular view over all of Lhasa. After exploring the numerous interesting chapels and learning about the traditional culture and history of the palace and the city, we will move on to the spiritually significant Jokhang Temple, one of the most important temples in Tibetan Buddhism. To see the “real” Lhasa, we’ll stroll through Barkhor Street with its thriving local market where you can pick up some local Tibetan, Nepalese and Indian handicrafts and souvenirs.
DAY
6

Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake – Karola Glacier – Gyantse (Kumbum Monastery) – Shigatse

Accommodation: Shigatse Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

This morning we’ll take a drive up to the Kampala Pass (elevation 4797 meters) where you’ll have a glimpse of Yamdrok Lake down below as well as spectacular views of the holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance. You will want to have your camera at the ready for the turquoise waters of Yamdrok Lake, which is one of the three holy lakes of Tibet, and the beautiful Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier as seen from the Karol la Pass. Later on we’ll be able to visit the Karola Glacier before continuing along the southern Friendship Highway to Gyantse, where you will be able to see the famous Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Late in the afternoon we will continue on to Shigatse, the location of the Tashilunpo Monastery.
DAY
7

Shigatse – Tingri – Rongphu Monastery – Everest Base Camp

Accommodation: EBC Tent or Guest House (Dorm bed)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

After breakfast we’ll set out towards the peak of the world – Mount Everest. Departing from Shigatse and traveling via Lhatse and Tingri, you will see some of the most beautiful and unique scenery in the world – incredibly blue skies, floating high clouds, endless grasslands and the highest mountain peaks in the world. We’ll also stop by the Rongbuk Monastery – the world’s highest altitude monastery before spending the night at the Everest Base Camp.
DAY
8

Everest Base Camp – Shigatse

Accommodation: Shigatse Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: None

Enjoy a breathtaking sunrise at the Everest Base Camp before we journey back through the spectacular scenery to spend the night again in Shigatse.
DAY
9

Shigatse - Tashilunpo Monastery – Lhasa

Accommodation: Lhasa Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

We will get an early start today to visit the Tashilunpo Monastery, which was founded in 1447 by the 1st Dalai Lama. After visiting this ancient monastery, one of the most important sites in Tibetan Buddhism, then we will head back to Lhasa.
DAY
10

Lhasa - Namtso Lake – Lhasa

Accommodation: Lhasa Economic / Comfortatble Hotel (Twin Sharing)

Meals: Breakfast   None  

We will leave your hotel early in the morning and it takes about 4 hours to get to Lake Namtso. Along the way there are some places to stop for taking pictures. When we get to the Lake, it is around lunch time and we can enjoy the view to the Lake. about 2 hours leisure time beside the lake, we will drive back to Lhasa around 8 pm. To experience the natural views of Tibet is a dream of many tourists. Today is a great day for witnessing Tibet’s natural beauty. Mountains, grasslands, and the holy Namtso are on order for today. Namtso, one of the famous Tibet tourists’ attractions, is one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet, playing an important role among Tibetans.
DAY
11

Transfer to Lhasa Airport – Departure from Lhasa

Accommodation: None

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Your day will be free until we pick you up to take you on the 90-minute drive to the Lhasa airport for your departing flight.

2019 Departure Date & Tour Cost

With the end of 2019 Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival

You are welcome to consult the coming 2020 Festival Tour in Nyingchi

Price Guide

Price Includes:

  • All necessary Tibet Travel Permit. (Including Tibet Entry Permit, Alien Travel Permit, Boarder Pass)
  • Private professional English-Speaking local tour guide
  • Licensed Vehicle with experienced driver
  • Airport (or train)pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation listed in the itinerary
  • Breakfast provided by the hotel
  • Tourists Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • A container of Oxygen for emergency use
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Lodging and meal allowance to the guide & driver
  • Reservation fee for visiting Potala Palace
  • 2 bottles of drinking water per person per day
  • One Welcome dinner in Lhasa

Price Exclude:

  • Meals not specified in the itinerary (All lunches & dinners)
  • All Entrance tickets to the sightseeing places
  • Flight/Trian tickets in and out of Tibet
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional tour activities, etc.
  • Any losses incurred from the force majeure factor like government control, natural disaster etc.
  • Tips to the guide & driver ( Tips is not required but expected)
  • Single room supplement

Booking Instructions

 1.Reservations
1) Send your request through our website form or send us an email at info@tibetodysseytours.com. With each inquiry, please include the following information: 
a. Your desired destinations;
b. Departure date
c. Length of your trip
d. Your name, email address and country of citizenship.

We will confirm your inquiry with a reply within 24 hours.
2) You can call us directly at our service center at +86-891-6384692 (landline) or +86-18889089998 (mobile)
3) You can come to our office in Chengdu in person to make reservation
We highly recommend you that you reserve your tour at least 30-50 days before the actual travel date. We will send you a letter of confirmation 
via email once you have confirmed your booking with us, informing you of the your proposed flights, hotels and your trip details.
 
2. Payment Methods
We can confirm your tour reservation with a payment of 30% of the total tour cost plus 100% of the cost of any flights or train tickets required for your tour. You can then pay the balance due for your tour to our local staff after your arrival in Lhasa. 
 
3. Luggage Allowances
The regulations of the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China states that, the free baggage allowance within China is 20kg (44 pounds) for economy class flights, 30kg (66 pounds) for business class flights, and 40kg (88 pounds) for first class flights, plus limited carry-on luggage. Excess baggage charges are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Regulations within China specify that all suitcases must have a locking device attached. Failure to follow this regulation may result in refusal by airport staff to load suitcases onto the aircraft.

4. Itinerary changes and cancellations
We make every effort to operate tours as listed on our website, however, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary, or substitute the activities, hotels, meals or transportation as we deem necessary. We also have the right to cancel a trip at any time prior to its commencement for every reason, like unforeseen circumstances, or circumstances beyond our control. In this cases we will re-book you on different day, however if we are unable to rebook you, we will issue a full field claim. 
 
5. Meals
All of our tours include a daily breakfast. Lunch and dinner is not included as we prefer to give the freedom to our clients to try the local food by themselves. Meals are usually served at the hotel. Dinner may also be served at a local restaurant. Although we cannot guarantee special meal requests, we will do our best to provide you with specialized dietary needs for meals as well as your special needs for hotel rooms such as adjacent or connecting rooms, bed sizes, etc.