Deep Guilin Tibet Tour

Duration:
8 Days
Destination:
Guilin-Longji-Guilin-Yangshuo-Guilin-Lhasa
Season:
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Tour Type:
Private Tour
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The natural scenery of Guilin is well - known at home and abroad for thousands of years since Tang Dynasty (618-907AD). In ancient times, people show their admiration of the beauty of Guilin by carving on the stones, caves, and mountains, even writing poems. In early 1970’s, international tourists are allowed to travel to Guilin. Many famous people from different people are attracted to Guilin, including Richard Nixon, Gorge Bush (Senior), Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, and so on. Tibet - the Roof of the World is famous or the mysterious temples and continuous mountains. With traditional culture, unique scenery and charming buildings, Tibet has become one of the most famous spots in the world. Guilin Tibet tour is the best way for travelers to enjoy the beauty of nature and have a close contact with nature.

DayRoute
1 From Guilin to Longji
2 From Longji to Guilin
3 From Guilin to Yangshuo
4 From Yangshuo to Guilin
5 From Guilin to Chengdu, then to Lhasa
6 Lhasa City
7 Lhasa Suburb
8 Lhasa departure
Day 1 From Guilin to Longji

Your tour guide will meet and pick you up as soon as you arrive in Guilin. Then you will get to Longji after 2.5 - hour drive. Here, you will have a chance to visit the well known terraced field. There are two minority groups live here. The first is Zhuang nationalities. The second is Yao nationalities. After visiting the terraces, you will have a brief understanding of the traditional cultures and customs of the two minority groups. Today, you will stay the guesthouse of Ping An Village.

Day 2 From Longji to Guilin

In the morning, you can stand by the rice terrace and breathe the fresh air. Then you will meet the minority nationality - Zhuang people in an old village. In the afternoon, you will be driven to Guilin. Here, you can visit the Reed Flute Cave. Then you are free to go for a walk in the rural areas.

Reed Flute Cave is the scenic spot for visiting caves.
Reed Flute Cave
  • Reed Flute Cave
Day 3 From Guilin to Yangshuo

After breakfast, you will get to Zhujiang Pier. There is a famous river called Li River. Travelers will cruise from Guilin to Yangshuo and have lunch on the boat. The scenery is very beautiful and the water is very clean. As soon as you arrive at Yangshuo - a small town, you will head to your hotel and check-in. The day is free for you. Some travelers will stay at the hotel for a rest, while some will buy some souvenirs on the West Street.

Cruising along Li River, you will not only see karst mountains but also farmland.
Your boat cruise will get through Li River.
  • Li River
Day 4 From Yangshuo to Guilin

In the morning, you will still visit Yangshuo by another way - cycling. The bike will be rented by your tour guide. You can travel to the rural areas of Yangshuo because the views in Yangshuo are very attractive. Next, you will have a tour on Yulong River by a special boat - bamboo raft. Your tour guide will arrange a local food for your lunch. In the afternoon, you will be driven back to Guilin.

Yangshuo
Yangshuo is the most Chinese area in China.
  • Yangshuo
Day 5 From Guilin to Chengdu, then to Lhasa

In the morning, your tour guide will send you to the airport. You will have a stopover in Chengdu, then fly to Lhasa. You can enjoy the landscape from the window of the planes. As soon as you arrive in Lhasa, your tour guide will meet you at the airport. Then, you will be driven to your hotel and start your Tibet tour.

Day 6 Lhasa City

In the morning our guide will meet you at the hotel and take you to visit the famous Potala Palace, the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the masterpiece of Tibetan architecture, it was first built by 33rd King Songtsen Gangpo in the 7th century and rebuilt it later in the 17th century by 5th Dalai Lama, now it is a museum and world heritage site. 

In the afternoon, we will go to visit Jokhang Temple in the center of the old Lhasa city. Jokhang Temple is one of the most sacred temples in all over Tibet and it is always bustling with earnest local pilgrims since from early days. After that you will take a walk around the Barkhor street which is the one of the most devotional circuit as well as a crowded central market of Lhasa, Barkhor Street is located in the old area of Lhasa City Tibet, it is a very ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple and the locals are always proud of it. As a symbol of Lhasa, it is also a must-see place for visitors.

Stay overnight in Lhasa

The original Potala Palace was built by the King Songtsan Gampo for his bride in 637 AD, and it was rebuilt by the fifth Dalai Lama.
In front of the Jokhang Temple, you can see many pilgrims are worshipping and performing their devotions.
Day 7 Lhasa Suburb

After breakfast, our tour guide will first take you to visit Drepung Monastery which is the world's largest monastery that housed for over 10,000 monks; it was the resident of the Dalai Lama. After lunch, you will continue to visit the Sera Monastery which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje. The most attractive thing of Sera Monastery is the Buddhist Scriptures debating held in the courtyard between 15:00 - 17:00 from Monday to Saturday.

Stay overnight in Lhasa

Drepung Monastery was the largest monastery in Tibet, with over 10,000 monks. Now, this monastery houses about 700 monks.
Sera Monastery, one of the "great three" Gelug university monasteries of Tibet.
Day 8 Lhasa departure
Your tour ends today. Our guide and driver will collect you from your hotel to transfer to Lhasa Airport/Railway Station for your next destination.

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