Our guide will meet you in
your hotel in Beijing. Take our private car or van
to Beijing West Station. Our guide will help you
to get on board of the train from Lhasa which departs
at 20:08 daily. The train journey will takes about
A full day window sightseeing
along Qinghai-Tibet Railway, you will see breathtaking
scenery on both sides of the railway: immense grassland,
snowcapped mountains, land of snows, desert, beautiful
You may bring some instant noodles, snacks and fruits
to eat on the train. Chinese food is available in
the dinning car. But the menu may not be in English
and the waiter or waitress may not speak English.
Arrival at Lhasa railway station
at 15:40, our guide and driver will pick you up
and transfer you to hotel. Free at leisure to acclimatize
yourself to the high latituder. You can have your
free time hanging out to get the first impression
Visit Potala Palace in the morning, only limited
visitors allowed per day. Have lunch. Free time
on Barkhor Street after an interesting tour in Jokhang
With a history of over 1300 years, it was built
in the 7th century by the Tibetan king Songtsan
Gambo. With an area of 410,000 square meters, the
Potala Palace is comprised of over 200,000 statues,
temples, shrines, and historical Tibetan relics.
The 13-story magnificent palace was completely constructed
by wood and stone, it was selected on the Word Heritage
List in 1994.
Built about 1350 years ago, during the reign of
the first king of Tibet, Songsten Gampo, the temple
was to welcome his bride, Princess Wencheng who
came from the capital of the Tang Dynasty (618-907).
Located in the centre of the old Lhasa city and
surrounded by the busy Barkhor Street, the Jokhang
Temple is regarded as the most sacred monastery
and spiritual center of Tibet.
Located in the center of the old Lhasa city, it
is a circular street that dates back to the year
647. Here, the market has all manner of goods from
Tibetan paintings, Buddhist statues, urquoise jewelry,
meditation beads, colorful traditional Tibetan clothes
and yak wool sweaters.
You will begin the tour at
Norbulingka. After that, you will visit the Tibet
Museum. You will finish today's activity after visit
the Carpet Factory and Sera Monastery.
Built in 1751, it was the
summer palace of Dalai Lama since the 7th century.
In Tibetan, Norbulingka means "jeweled garden",
it is surrounded by flowers, trees, ponds, terraces,
and towers. This elegant palace contains some fabulous
murals fusing Tibetan history and myth. In the palace
there are many valuable objects, including antiques,
gold ware, jade, Buddhist artifacts, and old furniture.
in 1419, this magnificent monastery covers an area
of 114,946 square meters and is one of the three
great monasteries in Lhasa. Sera Monastery boasts
many precious cultural relics, it is famous for
its "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" in the afternoon.
Lamas usually have debates from 3 p.m., Monday to
- Departure (Breakfast)
Your guide will help you check out the hotel. Be
driven to the airport or train station to depart
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Quotation Inclusions For Above Tour:
Quotation Exclusions For Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons
sharing one twin or double standard room with private
Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese
restaurant as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport
or railway station and hotel and all the sights by
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for
the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours
in each city with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty
Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full
coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
7. Flights Tickets:
Domestic flights of economic
class in the itinerary.
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa
to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic
air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed
by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will
What 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
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature
such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional
activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges
or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are
not specified in the above itinerary.
Tips to the guide and driver
for well-done job, entirely voluntary.