D1Arrival – Lhasa (3650m)
D2Lhasa Sightseeing - Potala Palace and Johkang Temple
D3Lhasa sightseeing-Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery
D4Move forward to Shigatse via Yamdro-tso lake and Shigatse
D5Drive to Saga County (450km)
D6Move from Saga to Lake Manasarovar(500km)
D7Tour Manasarovar Lake, then to Darchen to prepare your trekking (30km)
D8Trek day one (Outer circuit), Darchen to Drirapuk 11km
D9Trek day two, Drirapuk to Dzultripuk 22km
D10Trek day three- Dzultripuk to Darchen-11km
D11Darchen to Zanda, visit Guge Kingdom and Torling Monastery
D12Zanda to Pangong-tso Lake, 395km driving
D13Pangong-tso - Dorma - Dahongliutan, 433km driving, Tialongtan-la pass more than 5000m
D14Day 14-15: Dahongliutan to Yecheng, 499km, Kunlun and Karakorum mountain range
D15Dahongliutan to Yecheng, 499km, Kunlun and Karakorum mountain range
D16Yechen to karshgar, visit the edge of Taklamakan Desert
2018 Departure Date & Tour Cost
Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet;
All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
Personal knowledgeable English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide;
Personal comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local driver; vehicle ranging from 4WD land cruiser to minibus depending on your group size;
All lodging listed in the itinerary; it’s your decision about the accommodation class: luxury 5-star international hotel, comfortable 4-star hotel, economic 3-star hotel or budget hostel, guesthouse or tent. Please tell us your accommodation preference when submitting the enquiry; we will arrange the best-value hotels for you.
Domestic flight/train tickets listed in the itinerary;
All meals listed in the above itinerary;
Tourist accident/casualty insurance;
First aid kit;
International flight to and out of China;
Chinese visa (Note: we could help you with the Chinese visa application, like providing the invitation letter, presenting the hotel or domestic flight reservation copies, etc that you may need. )
Domestic flight/train not listed in the itinerary. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price; please contact us our travel experts for the details.)
Meals not specified in the itinerary; usually it costs about USD3-15 per person for one meal in TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region). Tips and gratitude to tour guide and driver;
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.
1) Send your request through our website form or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. With each inquiry, please include the following information:
a. Your desired destinations;
b. Departure date
c. Length of your trip
d. Your name, email address and country of citizenship.
We will confirm your inquiry with a reply within 24 hours.
2) You can call us directly at our service center at +86-891-6384692 (landline) or +86-1889089998 (mobile)
3) You can come to our office in Chengdu in person to make reservation
We highly recommend you that you reserve your tour at least 30-50 days before the actual travel date. We will send you a letter of confirmation
via email once you have confirmed your booking with us, informing you of the your proposed flights, hotels and your trip details.
2. Payment Methods
We can confirm your tour reservation with a payment of 30% of the total tour cost plus 100% of the cost of any flights or train tickets required for your tour. You can then pay the balance due for your tour to our local staff after your arrival in Lhasa.
3. Luggage Allowances
The regulations of the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China states that, the free baggage allowance within China is 20kg (44 pounds) for economy class flights, 30kg (66 pounds) for business class flights, and 40kg (88 pounds) for first class flights, plus limited carry-on luggage. Excess baggage charges are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Regulations within China specify that all suitcases must have a locking device attached. Failure to follow this regulation may result in refusal by airport staff to load suitcases onto the aircraft.
4. Itinerary changes and cancellations
We make every effort to operate tours as listed on our website, however, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary, or substitute the activities, hotels, meals or transportation as we deem necessary. We also have the right to cancel a trip at any time prior to its commencement for every reason, like unforeseen circumstances, or circumstances beyond our control. In this cases we will re-book you on different day, however if we are unable to rebook you, we will issue a full field claim.
All of our tours include a daily breakfast. Lunch and dinner is not included as we prefer to give the freedom to our clients to try the local food by themselves. Meals are usually served at the hotel. Dinner may also be served at a local restaurant. Although we cannot guarantee special meal requests, we will do our best to provide you with specialized dietary needs for meals as well as your special needs for hotel rooms such as adjacent or connecting rooms, bed sizes, etc.
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