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Key points of this trip:
Lhasa, literally meaning "Holy-Land", is the heart and soul of Tibet, has history of more than 1,300 years. Gyantse, 254km south-west of Lhasa, is famed for the Kumbu m -the largest stupa in Tibet. While many travelers also like this small town for its original Tibetan style
Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet, is another political, economic and religious center other than Lhasa. Shigatse has been the seat of the Panchen Lama, who is traditionally based in Tashilhunpo Monastery. Tashilhunpo is one of Tibet's highlights and isShigatse's foremost attraction.J" Hotel.

Day 01 Arrive in Lhasa. The guide will meet you at Konggar Airport, and transfer you to Lhasa city with about 1 1/2 hours' driving (lOOkm). On the way, you'll get greeted by Nic Tang Budda -a Budda image engraved in the mountain face. After arrive in Lhasa, rest and acclimatize. Overnight in Lhasa.J" Hotel.

Day 02 Lhasa. The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa's cardinal landmark -Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe -inspiring moment. It takes at least. a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels.
Some 2km to the east of the Potala is the most revered religious structure in Tibet -Jokhang Temple. Bustling with worshippers and redolent with mystery, the Jokhang is an unrivalled experience. The quadrangle of streets surrounding the Jokhang is the Barkhor -Lhasa's most interesting pilgrimage circuit. This area of the Old Town is both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main conunercial district for Tibetans. Overnight in Lhasa.J" Hotel. (B)

Day 03 Lhasa.About8km west of central Lhasa is the Drepung, once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. Drepung is one of Lhasa's two great Gelugpa monasteries, the other is Sera. Around 5km north of central Lhasa, Overnight in Lhasa.J" Hotel (B)

Day 04 Lhasa-Yamdroktso-Gyantse.Yamdrok1so(4441m), one of Tibet's three holy lakes, is located 11Okm outside of Lhasa. In the fresh morning air, you're on the way to this lake. Note :The way to Yamdroktso won't to be opened until 1st June, 2005
After down from the mountain, you'llcross the 504501 Karola, with it sawesome roads ide views of the NojinKangtsang Glacier. With the Glacier scene still exciting you, after about 90km. you get to Gyantse. There stands the 35m-high famous Kumbum, packed with exquisite Tibetan Sculpture and paintings, a stunning architectural wonder in Tibet.Overnight in Gyantse,3'Hotcl.jB)

Day 05 Gyantse-Shigatse-Lhasa. In the moming, you'll continue the journey to Shigatse with about one and a half hours'driv-ing (95km). On the road miles away from Shigatse, you already can see the gold tops of Tashilunpo Monastery, shining in the sun. After visiting this magnificent monastery,you'll go back to Lhasa along the Yarlong Tseangpo River, enjoy the great landscape en route. O vernight in Lhasa,J * Hotel. (B)

Day 06 Leave Lhasa. Pack your luggage and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport, and help you board the plane. Say goodbye to Tibet and fly out. (B)
Notes:
1. Departure may be advanced one day due to flight schedule re-
arrangement.
2. Hotels are subjec t to change, but will remain the same standard.
What kind equipments you should bring?
The regular items which should be brought please check with the
FAQ I2.
Photograph materials enough film,memory sticks are essential for
the classical trip.
Th is trip ca n be taken the round yea r.
The departure date should be Second Wednesday of eve ry
month or fitful dayforindividualgroupdeparture.
Fixed Departure Tours

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Second 6 days Tibet tours

Key points of this trip:
Lhasa , literally meanin g "Holy-Land", is the heart and soul of Tibet, has history of more than 1,300 years. Tsedang , located by Yarlung Valley, is the capital of Shannan Prefecture.
Itinerary

Day01: Arrive in Lhasa. The guide will meet you at Konggar Airport, and transfer you to Lhasa city with about I 1/2 hours' driving (I00km). Ontheway,you'llgetgreetedbyNieTangBudda -a Budda image engraved in the mountain face. After arrive in Lhasa, rest and acclimatize. Overnight in Lhasa ,3* Hotel

Day02: Lhasa. The first day of sightseeing starts from Lhasa's cardinal landmark -Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions. Its towering image already appearing on various occasions, but your first sight of the Potala will still be an awe -inspiring moment. It takes at least a good 2-hour to visit those rooms, halls and chapels. Some 2km to the cast of the Potala is the most revered religious structure in Tibet -Jokhang Temple. Bustling with worshippers and redolent with mystery, the Jokhang is an unrivalled experience. The quadrangle of streets surrounding the Jokhang is the Barkhor -Lhasa's most interesting pilgrimage circuit. This area of the Old
Town is both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main commerc ial
listrict for Tibetans. Overnight in Lhasa ,3* HoteltB)

Day03 : Lhasa. About 8km west of central Lhasa is the Drepung, once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks, This day's sightseeing begins with these white monastic buildings piled up on the hillside, Walking up to the hill is a pleasant thing, an easy break from the solemn ambience inside the halls and chapels, At the plat roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains, Drepung is one of Lhasa's two great Gelugpa monasteries, the other is Sera. Around 5km north of central Lhasa, Sera may not be as grandiose as Drepung, but is more serene surrounded by many small temples, The "Buddhism Scriptures Debating" in Sera is very famous. Overnight in Lhasa ,3* Hotel(B)

Day04: Lhasa-Samye -Tsedang, To the north bank of the Yarlung Tsangpo River, among the open farmland, stands Tibet's very first monastery -Samye which has a history over 1200 years, To reach Samye, you'll take ferry to cross the Yarlung Tasangpo river, a fantasticride. East ofSamyeistheHepoRihill,a30-minuteclimb up the side ridge takes you to an incense burner, festooned with prayer flags and olfering great views of Samye below. 2hrs later you will arrive Tsedang, the third largest town in Tibet. ,3* Hotel(B ),

Day05: Tsedang -Yumblagang-Tsedang Back from Samye, you'll make way to Yumblagang, a medieval-European-castle-like structure, reputed as Tibet's oldest building. It .doesn't take that long to explore Yumbulagang. Perhaps the best part of the visit is the walk up along the ridge above the building, There're fabulous views of the Yarlung valley. Overn ight in
Tsedang ,3* Hotel(B)

Day06: Leave, Pack your luggage and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport, and help you board the plane. Say good bye to Tibet and fly out. (B )
Notes:
I, Departure may be advanced one day due to flight schedule re-
arrangement.
2, Hotels are subject to change, but will remain the same standard,
What kind equipments you should bring?
The regular items which should be brought please check with the
FAQ I2.
Photograph materials enough film.memory sticks are essential for
the classical trip.
This trip can be taken the round year.
The departure date should be Second Wednesday of every
monthor fitful day for individualgroupdeparture,

. Fixed Departure Tours