Tour Code:JI-TIBET-D2
[D2] Join-in 8 Days Central Tibet and Namtso Tour
Duration:8 Day(s)
Price from:(per person)

CNY 6200

Departure/Pick-up from:

Lhasa

Main Destination :Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Namtso Lake
Traffic between Cities:

Van

Departure Date:Pls check the Price Area below
Tel:021-53069239

Trip Overview:
Enjoy this multi-day tour and explore Tibet through some of its impressive sights: Potala Palaces, Jokhang temples, Drepung and Sera monastery, snow-capped mountains of Nyenchen Thanglha and holy lakes Yamdrok, real Tibetan villages and nomads. Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world with the altitude of about 3600 meters and prides the world-highest salt lake Namtso. Tourists will also visit the mystical Buddhist monasteries of the Kumbum Stupa in Gyantse, Tashilhunpho monastery in Shigatse.

 

Highlights:

-Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama

-Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet

-Sera Monastery: Another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.

-Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.

-Tashilunpo monastery: The seat of the Panchen Lama

-Namtso Lake: It is the "Heavenly lake" which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt-lake.

 

Tour Brief

Day

Place

Activities

Meals

Hotel

01

Arrive in Lhasa

Airport/Train station to hotel transfer at designated period of time

Rest in the hotel to acclimatize the altitude

Economy Hotel twin sharing

02

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour

*Potala Palace

*Johkang Temple

*Barkor Street

B

Welcome Dinner

Economy Hotel twin sharing

03

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour

*Drepung Monastery

* Sera Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin sharing

04

Lhasa to Gyantse to Shigatse (370km)

*Yamdrotso Lake

*Karola Glacier

*Simila Pass and Manla Reservoir

*Gyantse Kumbum & Pelkor Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin sharing

05

Shigatse to Lhasa

(270km)

*Tashilunpo Monastery

*River View of Brahmaputra

Shigatse to Lhasa’s transfer perhaps by train

B

Economy Hotel twin sharing

06

Lhasa to Namtso Lake(240km)

*Namtso Lake

*DumgXiong Grassland

B

Lake Shore Guest House Dorm with humble facility

07

Namtso Lake to Lhasa(240km)

*Namtso Lake Shore Free walk

*Yampachen hotspring(Optional)

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Economy Hotel twin sharing

08

Depart from Lhasa

Hotel to Airport/Train station transfer at designated period of time

End the tour

B

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Day 1
Arrival in Lhasa
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:Overnight in Lhasa

After arriving in Lhasa,  local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Tourist can take a rest and get acclimatized to high altitude or feel free to go to Potala Square, enjoy the fountain with different colors and get amazing photos of the Potala and around.

  

Lhasa River Valley

Day 2
Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street
Dining:Include dinner, Exclude lunch
Accommodation:Overnight in Lhasa

The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. Its situated at 12,139 feet above sea level. Its a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.

   

Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet.

  

Next to the temple there is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

  

Day 3
Monasteries in Lhasa (Drepung and Sera)
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:Overnight in Lhasa

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung Monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.

   

Afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.

  

Day 4
Lhasa – Gyantse - Shigatse
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:Overnight in Shigatse

Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. Admire the Gampala pass (4790 m) on the way, and get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m), which is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains.

  

Then continue to drive west towards Gyantse. In Gyantse, tourists will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After one and a half hours drive, clients will arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet.

  

Day 5
Shigatse - Lhasa
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:Overnight in Lhasa

Today, explore Tashilunpo Monastery of Gelug Sect, the seat of the Panchen Lama, built in 1447. The monastery houses a giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha - the biggest gilded statue of Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lama, containing jewels and gold. In the afternoon, you will drive back to Lhasa, which will take around 6 hours.Shigatse to Lhasa’s transfer perhaps by train

  

Day 6
Lhasa to Namtso Lake (240km, 5 hours )
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:Overnight in Namtso Lake

In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Lake Namtso. On the way, clients can see Nyenchen Thanglha( snow mountain ranges )and lots of nomads tent with grazing yak and sheep densely-populated around the mountain side. Namtso Lake is the Heavenly Lake which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt lake. You can do a very relaxing trekking around the lake side and Tashi Island.

 

To spend a night at lake shore is fantastic to see the stars.

  

Day 7
Namtso Lake to Lhasa (240km, 5 hours)
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:Overnight in Lhasa

Enjoy the clear morning at the lake shore; you can trek along the lake shore to Tashi Dor Island to explore the meditation caves. Drive to Dumxung to have lunch.

   

In the afternoon, tourists may enjoy Yangpachen Hot Spring (Optional) and have both indoor and outdoor swimming pool filled with hot springs water. Finally, head back to Lhasa.

  

Day 8
Depart from Lhasa
Dining:Exclude lunch & dinner
Accommodation:
Transfer clients to the airport or train station.
Note: Visiting time,transporting time and the duration of shows and meals in the above itinerary are for reference only and will be subject to change accoring to the real situation.

2019 Join-in Tibet Tour Price  (in CNY per person) 

Item

01 Apr-25 Jun

26 Jun-25 Aug

26 Aug-15 Oct

16 Oct-15 Nov

Economical

6200

6950

6500

6200

Single room supplement

840

960

960

840

Comfortable

6560

7310

6860

6440

Single room supplement

1200

1320

1320

1080

 

Departure Date: 

 April: 1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 18, 20, 22, 24, 28, 30

 May:  2, 4, 6, 9, 13, 16, 18, 20, 24, 26, 28, 30

 June:  1, 4, 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 24, 28, 30

 July:  4, 10, 14, 18, 22, 26, 30

 August:  1, 5, 9, 12, 17, 20, 24, 28

 September:  1, 3, 5, 7, 10, 13, 15, 18, 20, 23, 26, 28, 30

 October:  2, 4, 7, 10, 12

 November:  

 December:

 January:

 February:

 

A. The Tour Group Standard:

1. The head count of tourists in one van is around 12 people. But for itinerary G, we do not guarantee this limitation of tourist head count per van, but normally it will not be over 15 people.

2. The above price is the same for foreign tourist and Chinese tourist.

3. The logo which tour guide will hold to meet tourist is “Everest Travel”.

 

B. Departure date & the sequence of visiting scenic spots:

1. The departure date info listed above is only for reference. It may changed according to the real tourists’ situation. All reservation should be confirmed case by case.

2. The sequence of visiting scenic spots listed in the itinerary maybe will be changed. But all of the scenic spots in the itinerary will be visited. 

Tour Service includes

1. All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese visa),

2. Tour Van in Tibet (Vehicle type in common use: 7-9 seats Ruifeng Business Car/Buick/Hyundai, 15-seat, 17-seat Van, 23-seat, 29-seat van)

3. Entrance tickets listed in the itinerary (include the booking fee of Potala Palace entrance ticket)

4. Excellent English speaking guide,

5. Hada, water (in glass cup) . For the high altitude area, we also include emergency oxygen tank or bottled oxygen (not for the area in Lhasa, Shigatse, Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Ganden Monastery area, Samye Monastery area and so on), one welcome dinner.

6. Accommodation (2 people stay in one room, but in hostel and tent, there maybe many people staying in one room.)

 

Hotels in common use,

In Lhasa:

Economical standard (3-star standard)

Lhasa Yak hotel (拉萨亚宾馆),

Lhasa Gnagjian Hotel (拉萨刚坚饭店)

Comfortable (4-star Standard):

Lhasa Gnagjian Hotel (拉萨刚坚饭店)

 

In Shigatse:

Economical standard (3-star standard)

Zangba Hotel (藏巴酒店),

Manasarover Hotel (神湖酒店)

Comfortable (4-star Standard):

Tashichota Hotel (扎西曲塔酒店)

Shigatse Hotel (日喀则饭店)

 

In Namtso Lake:
Tent

   

The room in hostel/Tent maybe are the multi-beds room (not 2 beds room), no in-room toilet and bathroom. Most of hostel/Tent there are without bathroom, exclude breakfast. Accommodation is arranged regardless of gender, nationality and age. Hot water supply time is limited.

 

(We will try our best to arrange our tourists to stay in above hotel. But in high tour season, sometimes we will have to use some other hotel. )

 

7. One time welcome dinner or farewell dinner in Tibetan style cuisine in Lhasa.    

8. Free Transfer Service between airport/railway station and hotel:

1) Lhasa Airport departure time for the transfer service to hotel in downtown Lhasa.

10:00, 13:30, 17:00

2) Hotel departure time for the transfer service to Airport,

06:30, 08:00, 12:00

If your desired transfer time does not meet the above time, Or tourist does not want to wait for the free transfer service, we can arrange the private transfer for you. But the cost of the private transfer service is RMB500 one time.

 

The transfer service between Lhasa Railway Station and hotel is free of charge, but the transfer service date should be according to the itinerary.

3) If the transfer service date tourist desired to take is not according to the itinerary, the railway station/hotel transfer service is RMB350 one way per time, the airport/hotel transfer service is RMB500 one way per time

4) If because of the delay of flight, tourist missed the airport departure time of the transfer service, tourist should pay RMB400 per time for the private transfer service. 

- The above private transfer service price is the taxi fee for guide and tourist, not a private van.

9. Tour accident insurance (The altitude sickness is not covered by the insurance.).

 

Tour Service excludes

1. Lunch, dinner, (except one welcome dinner), breakfast at tent and other hostel.

2. The tip to guide and driver, single room supplement,

3. The traffic cost arrive in and leaving Tibet.

4. Personal expenses 
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1. Please view the itinerary and quotation listed in our website.

2. Contact Shanghai Elite Tours to tell us your desired tour itinerary, tour date, tourists name and head count of total tourists, your contact information, such as phone number, Wechat, E-mail address.

3. Please also tell us your name on your passport and indicate which word is your family name, your passport number, birthday and gender. Thanks.

4. After we reserved everything OK, we will confirm to our tourists. Then you can pay to us according to the following way.

5. The guides info, includes guides name and mobile phone number, will be told to tourist one day before the tour at the latest. And the tour guide or our office will contact tourist one day before your tour at the latest, to confirm the exact pickup time based on your preference. We will contact you by phone or E-mail or Wechat or in some other way. Anyway, we will try to confirm these info to you as early as possible. 

 

If by 6 pm one day before the tour, you still don’t receive the E-mail or a call or a message at your hotel desk or the Wechat message for the tour departure info, please call us at 139 0176 5092. We will aim to resolve any problem immediately. Thank you very much!.

 

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Beneficiarys Address:  

         601 Xujiahui Road, Shanghai, China

 

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You can pay us in credit card. But we will have to add 3% on the total amount which the bank handles as the bank service fee. For instance, if the payment is RMB1000 by cash, if paid in credit card, the total payment is RMB1000/97%=RMB1030.92. 

 

For the 1st time tourist, we have to ask the torurist to pay to us in credit card face to face. We can also bring the mobile care machine to your address if it is in downtown Shanghai.

 

For the regular tourist of us, you only need to give us your credit card number and the expiry month of this card. And write the following authorization sentences to us via E-mail or Wechat or Mobile Short Message: 

 

I authorize Shanghai Elite Tours International Travel Service Co., Ltd. to draw the payment of RMBxxxx (Include bank service fee) from this card of mine.

 

My credit card information is as follows,

Card number:

Expiry Month:

 

Then we can draw the money from your credit card in the card machine in our office.

 

Afterwards we will photo the credit card payment memo, and E-mail or Wechat this memo to you.

1. Tibet Tour Permit

Please give us the copy of photo page of passport, the copy of Chinese Visa. and other materials for Tibet Tour Permit 17 days before departure.

 

2. Payment

1. All payment should be pre-paid to us before your departure.

2. If tourist cancel the tour after the tour begins, we can only refund the un-happened entrance ticket and accommodation fee (But the accommodation fee happened on the cancellation day also can not be refunded. ) 

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