Wednesday & Sunday
(with minimum of two travelers)


Tour Code
LXA 9 days / 8 nights


Hong Kong – Chengdu – Lhasa – Shigatse – Gyantze – Lhasa – Chengdu – Hong Kong

Highlights of Tibet

From Hong Kong, we fly to the roof of the world via Chengdu. After we land at Gongar Airport, we drive directly to Tsedang, the city of the Lokha Prefecture. From there we go to Gyantse to visit the oldest Tibetan Monastery founded by Tibet’s “Second Religious King”. We then drive to Shigatse and visit Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of Panchen Lama and the oldest monastery in the region of Shigatse. From Shigatse we drive to Lhasa and for two full days we ramble through the ancient Bharkor Market agog with treasures. We gaze respectfully at the Jokhang Temple, where a million pilgrims have been blessed and then we go to Sera and Drepung monasteries, famous for their antiquity.

Lastly, but the most magnificently, is the Potala Palace, home of Dalai Lama, which looms large over the city of Lhasa. A short distance away is the Norbulingka Palace, exquisite in its pastoral setting.

Too soon, we are on day 9 and we reluctantly leave this magic land and fly back to Hong Kong (or Kathmandu). The souvenirs and memories will last, however, for lifetime.

Day 1: Hong Kong-Chengdu
Fly from Hong Kong to Chengdu. Upon arrival, met by your guide and transferred to the Minshan Hotel for 1 night stay.

Day 2: Chengdu - Lhasa - Tsedang
After an early morning flight to Gonggar airport, we drive overland to Tsedang, Tibet’s pre-Buddhist center of culture. Free at leisure in the afternoon. Overnight at Tsedang Hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 3: Tsedang
Here we visit the tombs of the Tibetan kings and the ancient fortress of Yumbulakang. If time permits, we will also visit a Tibetan family. Overnight at Tsedang Hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Tsedang - Gyantse
Today we travel overland along the southern corridor highway, travelling through the spectacular scenery of the Karo La and Kamba La mountain passes with their stunning views. We arrive in Gyantse, site of the sacred Kumbum Stupa. Stay overnight at Gyantse Guest House. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Gyantse - Shigatse
Drive overland to Shigatse where we see the Tashilumpo Monastery, seat of the Yellow-Hat Panchan Lamas and one of the most beautiful Tibetan architecture. Stay overnight at Shigatse Guest House. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Shigatse - Lhasa
Drive overland to Lhasa. Stay at Lhasa Hotel. (B, L, D)

Day 7-8: Lhasa
The unforgettable highlights include the towering Potala Palace, sacred Jokhang, Drepung, Sera monasteries, and colorful Barkhor Bazaar. (B, L, D)

Day 9 Lhasa - Chengdu - Hong Kong
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Chengdu, connect on your flight to Hong Kong. (B)

Package Price: US $ 2980 per person

Single room supplement: $460

Package Price includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (double occupancy) with daily western breakfast
  • Airfare Hong Kong/Chengdu/Lhasa/Chengdu/Hong Kong
  • Private transfers in each city
  • Private guided tours in each city with English-speaking guide
  • Admission and entrance fees
  • Lunch and dinner indicated by symbols L, D
  • Applicable hotel taxes and domestic airport tax
  • Tibet travel permit

Not included:

  • China Visa fee
  • Other costs not stated as included

* Alternatively, you can fly to Kathmandu from Lhasa at the end of the trip.* This is a private trip with your own guide & driver, not in a big bus.


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