Day 1: Arrival Upon Lhasa
Highlights: Arrival & Pick-up & Acclimatization
|Arrival & Pick up & Acclimatization||Arrival & Pick up & Acclimatization|
Schedule today: Arrival at Lhasa at airport or train station in the afternoon, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to hotel for acclimatization; You can hang out freely at this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet
Day 2: Lhasa City Tour
Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Schedule today: In the morning, visit the landmark of Lhasa - Potala Palace, the successive Dalai Lama’s winter residence. In the afternoon, visit the center of Tibetan Buddhism - Jokhang Temple, where you will see lots of devoted pilgrimages coming from every corner of Tibet. Both sites are under the list of the world cultural heritages by the UNISCO. Afterwards, free time for you to wander through the Barkhor Street, the busiest street in old Lhasa quarter.
|Potala Palace||Jokhang Temple|
Day 3: Lhasa City Tour
Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Schedule today: In the morning, we will visit Drepung Monastery which is the biggest Tibetan Buddhism College with the biggest number of monks in Tibet. The monastery used to be the winter residence of the Dalai Lama before the 5th Dalai Lama moved his residency to the Potala Palace. And in the afternoon, we will visit another influential Gelugpa Monastery - Sera Monastery, where you can see the largest scale of sutra debating among monks is famous all across Tibet.
|Sera Monastery||Drepung Monastery|
Sera Monastery Drepung Monastery
Day 4: Lhasa - Turpu Monastery - Yangpachen hot spring - Lhasa
Highlights: Turpu Monastery, Yangpachen hot spring
Schedule today: After breakfast at Lhasa hotel, we drive towards to the Turpu Monastery that is about 60km far away from Lhasa. The monastery is built in 1187, located in Ngagar Township, Doilungdeqen County to west of Lhasa. It’s the first monastery of the Gagyu Sect of Tibetan Buddhism and the main monastery of the Black Cap Group of the Garma Sect. Turpu Monastery sits at the foot of Baima Qoinzong Mountain, and there are mediation cells on the peaks flanking the monastery.
Then continue to Yangpachen and visit hot spring, you can enjoy a bath at the hot spring.
|Turpu Monastery||Yangpachen hot spring|
Day 5: Leave Lhasa
Schedule today: Tour ends, our guide and driver will drop you off at airport or train station in Lhasa. Welcome to Tibet next time.
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Hello, we are considering to travel in Tibet in summer. We are a family of 5, two adults and three kids, age 13(then), 10, 8. We are interested in the 10 days Mt. EBC & Namtso Lake Group tour. We are US citizens with valid 10-year Chinese multiple entry visa, which we have applied when we went to Beijing in 2019. We are currently living in South Korea.
1. Are kids suitable (or even allowed) for this tour?
2. If kids can join, are there any discount deals for kids?
Dear Ms. Ho***,
Greetings from Helen at Budget Tibet Tour and welcome you to join our 10 days Mt. Everest & Namtso Lake group tour. For your questions: 1. Your kids are suitable for this tour. Travelling in Tibet is as safe for kids as it is for their parents. While the high Tibetan plateau may be the highest place on the planet, very often, the kids that visit this region are more adaptable and have fewer problems than their parents. We also have arranged wonderful Tibet tours for many families with kids such as a tour to EBC for a family with a 3-year-old son, a 9-year-old girl and a 11-year-old boy, they did have fun in Tibet and there is no problem for them. Or you can take some medicine under the guidance of doctor to prevent high altitude before enter Tibet. 2. If kids travel with you, we'll offer some discount for them, please check your email and find more detailed information. Thanks & Regards
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