Also known as the World Ridge, Tibet is a high altitude autonomous region in China’s southwest. Your itinerary will leave you with lasting impressions of the deeply religious Tibetan people and the spectacular landscapes that surround this region. You’ll also marvel at the creativity of the Tibetan artisans whose colourful and beautifully detailed jewellery and handicrafts are admired all over the world.
Potala Palace - Sera Temple - Norbulingka Palace - Jokhang Temple - Drepung Monastery - Barkhor Markets - Yamdrok Lake
From AU $1,089 per person - twin-share, detailed prices below
4 nights accommodation with Breakfast (B), Lunches (L) and Dinners (D) as per the itinerary, accredited English-speaking tour guide, transportation for all specified transfers, tours, entry fees to shows and attractions as per the itinerary, Tibetan Entry Permit
Airfares and taxes, Visa application fees, personal expenses such as telephone, dry cleaning, taxi fares etc, gratuities to guides and drivers, optional activities, shows, meals or any items denoted by ** throughout the itinerary
On arrival in Lhasa, you’ll be met by your local guide and transferred to your hotel. The remainder of today has been left open for you to adjust to the high altitude and your new surroundings. No meals have been arranged for today.
Head off in the morning for a tour of the fabulous Potala Palace, which is the traditional home of the Dalai Lamas. Afterwards, you’ll journey to Sera Temple where you can see monks debating and studying their religion. (BL)
Start today with a visit to Norbulingka Palace, which is the summer retreat for the Dalai Lamas. After lunch, explore Jokhang Temple and then move on to Drepung Monastery, which is one of the largest monasteries in the world. Later take a browse through Barkhor Markets for some uniquely Tibetan arts and crafts. (BL)
A full day has been arranged for you to visit Yamdrok Lake - one of the largest lakes in Tibet. Lunch will be a picnic-style affair alongside the lake and afterwards you’ll spend time with a typical Tibetan family before returning to Lhasa. In the evening you’ll enjoy a traditional Tibetan farewell dinner. (BLD)
Checkout and transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)
Tour Prices per person twin-share in AU$
01 Mar 2012 - 30 Nov 2013
01 Mar 2013 - 30 Nov 2013
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