Guilin Tibet Tour

Duration:
6 Days
Destination:
Guilin - Lhasa
Season:
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter
Tour Type:
Private Tour
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If you want to have a Tibet tour from one of the Chinese cities, you may start from Guilin. Having a tour in Guilin is the best way to discover the Chinese style of natural beauty. There is a famous saying goes: "Guilin's mountains and waters rank first in China and Yangshuo's are the best in Guilin". If you ever view the Chinese landscape paintings, you will see the live ones in Yangshuo! Traveling to Guilin, you will be stunned by the special Karst scenery, the ancient terraces, and the traditional customs. You can have a Li River cruise, visit the minority nationality - Zhuang people, and the enjoy some local food. Tibet Autonomous Region has the reputation as the roof of the world. A great number of travelers are attracted to Tibet because of the unique plateau views and mysterious Buddhism atmosphere. In Tibet, you will see the yaks running on the grassland, eagles hanging in the sky, blue sky, crystal-alike lakes, snow-capped mountains, as well as the power of the faith.

DayRoute
1 Guilin Arrival
2 From Li River to Yangshuo
3 From Guilin to Chengdu, then to Lhasa
4 Lhasa City
5 Lhasa Suburb
6 Lhasa departure
Day 1 Guilin Arrival
When you arrive in Guilin, you will meet with your tour guide. Then you will be driven to your hotel to take a break. In the afternoon, you will go to the first destination - Reed Flute Cave. After visiting the cave, you will arrive at Fubo Hill. Standing on the peak of the hill, you will be astonished by the beauty of the city. Finally, you will be driven back to your hotel.
Reed Flute Cave
Fubo Hill is the symbol of Guilin scenery.
  • Reed Flute Cave
  • Fubo Hill
Day 2 From Li River to Yangshuo
Today you will have a cruise tour from Guilin to Yangshuo via Li River. The whole waterway is 83km. It takes nearly four hours to finish the whole cruise, during which you can see the green karst mountains mirroring in the Li River, local farmers working in the fields, and traditional villages dotted at the base of the hills. When you arrive in Yangshuo, you will have lunch before starting another trip - bamboo rafting. Yangshuo is certainly a paradise of hills and rivers. You also can enjoy the special hills and clean rivers by hiking along Li River. In the late afternoon, you will be driven back to Guilin.
Your boat cruise will get through Li River.
Yangshuo is the most Chinese area in China.
  • Li River
  • Yangshuo
Day 3 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 4 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 5 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 has white constructions and looks like a heap of rice in the distance. Its name, “Drepung”, means “Collecting Rice” in Tibetan.
Sera Monassrey is located at the foot of Tatipu Hill in the northern suburb of Lhasa City
Day 6 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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2018-12-23

Can you please advise the cost for your 6-day & 8-day Guilin Tibet tours for early April 2018 Thank you

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