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.
|Day||Route||Attractions & Activities|
|1||Guilin Arrival||Reed Flute Cave, Fubo Hill|
|2||From Li River to Yangshuo||Yangshuo|
|3||From Guilin to Chengdu, then to Lhasa||Pick up and transfer to the hotel|
|4||Lhasa City||Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street|
|5||Lhasa Suburb||Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery|
|6||Lhasa departure||Send off to airport/railway station|
- Reed Flute Cave
- Fubo Hill
- Li River
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.
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
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
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