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9-Day China Private Tour of Chengdu, Lhasa and Shigatse

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Overview:

Traveling Chengdu with Tibet is a pleasant way, because you can see multiple different culture and landscape, but also take the convenient transfer between Chengdu and Tibet. So you will visit first the famous sites in Chengdu, such as Giant Panda Base, Wuhou Temple, Jinli Ancient Street, etc. Then take flight to the holy Tibet land to see the grandiose Buddhist palaces and monasteries, pure holy lakes, sacred snow mountains, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Code

CHN9D8N-CDLS-961

Duration

9 Days/ 8 Nights
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Itinerary

Day 1Chengdu Arrival

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Chengdu

Welcome to Chengdu! Chengdu is well known as the “Land of abundance”. The seven-day tour will start from Chengdu, where you’ll discover more of Chengdu’s amazing stories. After retrieving your luggage, you will find your local guide waiting for you in the Arrival Hall of the airport, holding a welcome sign with your name on it. After a warm greeting, you will be taken to the hotel in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle and your guide will help you with the check-in.

Day 2Chengdu

Attractions: Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Wenshu Temple, Wenshufang, Renmin Park, Jinli Old Street
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Chengdu

This morning you will make a stirring visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding which is not only the most important panda scientific research center, but also dwelling home to more than 100 Giant Pandas. Don’t miss the chance to visit the most adorable panda cubs in the panda kindergartens. You will be taken to a hidden spiritual Buddhist temple in the bustling downtown of Chengdu – Wenshu Temple. Adjacent to the monastery is a small bazaar (Wenshufang) where you can experience local market and living style. Chengdu is famous for its relaxing and leisure pace throughout China, which will be proved after a stay in Renmin Park. Next is an impressive trip to the famous Jinli Old Street.

Day 3Chengdu-Lhasa

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Lhasa

Today you will take a flight to Lhasa Gongga Airport from Chengdu.

Day 4Lhasa

Attractions: Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Lhasa

The grandiose Potala Palace will be the first place to discover. After more than 1300 years of historical changes, this colossal Palace still dominates the skyline of Lhasa city. In the afternoon, visit the holiest Buddhist temple in Tibet, Jokhang Temple with a history stretching over 1,300 years, where the 12-year-old-like Shakyamuni statue is consecrated. Outside the door of Jokhang Temple is the famous pilgrimage circle, Barkhor Street, where you can join faithful Tibetans in colorful attires walking the circle around Jokhang Temple.

Day 5Lhasa

Attractions: Norbulingka Park, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Lhasa

Start our day with a visit to the summer palace of Dalai Lamas and also the largest Tibetan garden – Norbulingka Park. Then drive westward to Drepung Monastery. The monastery used to play a crucial role in Tibet Buddhism as the school of Dalai Lamas. You will then go to visit another featured Sera Monastery. This six hundred year-old monastery is famous for its grand ceremony of Buddhism debating.

Day 6Lhasa-Shigatse

Attractions: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Gyantse Palcho Monastery
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shigatse

Today you will be taken to the second largest city in Tibet Shigatse, while viewing the highlights along the road. You will arrive at the famous holy Yamdrok Lake which is known as one of the “Three Holiest Lakes” in the world, and also one of the most beautiful lakes in Tibet. You will make a visit to the key landmark – Gyantse Palcho Monastery. This is a traditional Tibetan monastery with a fusion of Han, Tibetan and Nepali architecture in its temples and stupa.

Day 7Shigaste

Attractions: Mount Everest, Rongphu Monastery
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shigatse

Today we will drive about 8 hours to the final destination – Mount Everest. It seems to be a tough long driving day, but the plateau landscape along the road is breathtaking and will keep you entranced. You will even have a chance to see four of the highest peaks in the world, all over 8,000 meters – Lhotse, Everest, Gyachung and Cho Oyu at the sightseeing platform of Gawula Pass. Then visist the Rongpbu Monastery, the world’s highest monastery with an altitude of 5100m. It is the best platform to view Mount Everest.

Day 8Shigatse

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: Overnight in Shigatse

Today you will go to Gyirong Town.

Day 9Gyirong Port-Kathmandu

Attractions: No
Meal: Not Included
Hotel: No

Drive to the border of Nepal and China – Gyirong Port. Check throgh the port and transfer to Kathmandu. Tour ends.

Price Includes

  • Local transportation with private vehicle and skilled driver
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Entrance fees as listed in the program
  • 8-night accommodation (3 or 4 or 5-star depends on yourself)
  • Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour
  • 2 bottles of mineral water per person per day

Price Excludes

  • Flight/train tickets
  • Meals
  • Gratuities(optional)
  • Any optional programs/activities
  • Any services not mentioned