Tibet Cultural Tour

Great Tibet Tour offers you cultural, historical and archaeological small group tours in central Tibet, covering Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse, Tsetang. Gyantse, located in the Nyang-chu valley, is framed for  Gyantse Kumbum at Pelkor Chöde Monastery, the largest Chorten in Tibet. About 90km northwest of Gyantse, lies Shigatse, Tibet's second-largest town and the traditional capital of Tsetang province.Tsetang is the fourth-largest city in Tibet and the capital of huge Shanna(Lhoka) prefecture. For travellers, Tsetang is of interest mainly as a jumping board for exploration of the Yarlung Valley, which is considered the cradle of Tibetan civilization.
 

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FROM $690

6 days Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Group Tour

This 6 days journey brings travelers a great chance to feel the core of Tibetan culture.During this tour, you will also enjoy must-see scenery like Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier and famous monasteries.
Horse Racing Festival
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7 days Nagchu Horse Racing Festival Tour

As one of the grandest festivals in north Tibet, the Nagchu Horse Racing Festival is a period when the roof of the world comes into a golden season for travel. The tour will take you into the vast and beautiful grassland and show you the vigorous life of Tibetans as well as the beauty of Lhasa and Lake Namtso.
You can check beautiful Namtso lake as well as Tashilhunpo monastery in Shigatse in this tour
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FROM $920

8 days Lhasa to Shigatse and Namtso Group Tour

This package including the most famous scenic spots in Lhasa City and tourist will be able to view the sceneries along the road to Shigatse, majestic mountains and holy lakes on the roof of the world.
Lhasa Tsetang tour
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6 days Lhasa Tsetang Yarlung Valley Tour

Are you a fan of Tibetan history? If yes, come and join this private tour which will show you the first temple, the first palace in Tibet and the largest mausoleums of Tibetan kings from the 29th. to 40th. generation, including the great Songtsen Gampo.
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8 days Lhasa Yarlung Valley Shigatse Tour

This is a tour of exploring the Tibetan culture. You can visit all the influential monasteries, palaces, temples in Yarlung Valley, which is considered as “the cradle of Tibetan civilization”. You can also see Tibetan incense and engraving workshops in Nyemo County – the birthplace of Tibetan language.  
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6 days Lhasa & Drigung Til Monastery & Tidrum Nunnery Tour

This impressive journey will not let you down definitely. The itinerary involves all the important tourist sites in Lhasa, such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, the top three Gelugpa monasteries, etc. The significant activity is to witness the mysterious sky-burial site at Drigung Til Monastery.
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7 days Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Namtso Tour

This is relatively an easy route for travelers. After 2 days of essential sightseeing tour in Lhasa, tourists will go to Shigatse passing through Gyantse, then stay overnight at the lakeside of Namtso - the holiest lake in Tibet. At last, enjoy a hot spring bath in Yampachen on the way back to Lhasa.  
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6 days Lhasa Gyantse Shigatse Tour

This classic journey will offer you a great chance to explore the central Tibet tour, take you to visit the three biggest old cities in Tibet. After visiting Lhasa, it will extend the your way toward west to Gyantse and Shigatse for visiting the glamorous turquoise color lake Yamdrok, breathtaking Karola Glacier, and marvelous Tashilhunpo Monastery.
View beautiful Namtso lake
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9 days Lhasa Namtso Tsetang Tour

This journey starts from exploring Lhasa city, then drive to Namtso for a ‘Heavenly Lake’ experience. On the way, you will enjoy the vast grassland and charming natural scenery. The last station is to head to Tsedang for discovering the "cradle of Tibetan civilization" and Samye Monastery, the first monastery in Tibet.
Namtso Lake at evening
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8 days Lhasa Tsetang Lhamo Latso Tour

This tour package has much to offer, spectacular monasteries, beautiful alpine landscapes, and charming villages. The most attractive scenery is Lhamo Latso Lake, one of the most famous pilgrimage destinations. Many pilgrims believe that if they keep fasts for three days with sincerity, they will obtain a revelation of their future in the skull-shaped mirror of the lake.
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10 days Lhasa Tsetang Shigatse Namtso Tour

The tour will take you to some great cities in Tibet and show you the dreamy natural views and the origin of Tibetan Buddhism. After a 4-day visiting in Lhasa, you will head to the east and discover the symbols of the Tibet culture then enjoy the two of top three holy lakes.
Tsurphu Festival
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5 days Tsurphu Festival Tour

In order to drive off evil spirits and bless for peace, Tsurphu Cham Dance Festival which held in Tsurphu Monastery every year can date back to about one thousand years ago. The monks there will put on masks with faces of Tibetan Gods and dance with music. If you interested in myths and legends, how about join us to enjoy this visual feast in this ancient land?
Saga Dawa Festival
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14 days Mt Kailash Kora during Saga Dawa Festival

It could be a glory to go on a pilgrimage to Mount Kailash during Saga Dawa Festival. On the journey,you can visit most of the top monasteries and holy lakes in Tibet. Follow your heart and start a journey of blessing and purification!
Horse Racing Festival
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7 days Gyantse Horse Racing Festival Tour

With a history of more than 600 years, the Gyantse Horse Racing Festival is a reflection of the distinctive cultures and religious tradition of Tibet. Not only that, you’ll also visit most of the famous scenic spots in Lhasa and Shigatse in the trip.
Shoton Festival
Lhasa

4 days Shoton Festival Tour

This itinerary will show you one of the grandest festivals in Tibetan - Shoton Festival. It starts on August 22 of Tibetan calendar. You will never miss a good chance to see giant "Thanka" of Buddha in Drepung Monastery and watch wonderful Tibetan operas in Norbulingka.
Ganden Thangka Festival
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5 days Ganden Thangka Festival Tour

Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Ganden Monastery are the top 3 monasteries in Tibet. The package which put them together is specially designed to Buddhists and those who want to feel close to Buddhist culture. As the ancestral monastery of the Gelug Sect, Ganden Monastery is a place where you can find wonderful treasures and valuable heritages of Buddhism.
Cham Festival
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6 days Samye and Trandruk Cham Festival

As the origin of Tibetan Buddhism, Samye Monastery is a shrine founded by the great master Guru Rinpoche in the 8th century. In the journey, you could visit some of the most important monasteries in Tibet and experience the mysterious Buddhist ceremony there. Besides, Chongye Burial Mounds, the largest scale mausoleum in Tibet, is waiting for you to discover.

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