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7 Days Tibet 'Switzerland Views' Tour

Overview:

This tour is great for first time visitors, family with kids, or senior citizens. This tour will take you to the eastern part of Tibet to discover the diversity of Tibetan landscape. Nyingtri is called ‘Pearl of Tibet Plateau’, where the climate is subtropical, rice and bananas are grown, four seasons are seen in the mountains. It was said to be the views of Switzerland by a foreign tourist traveled to this area years ago. This tour will  lead you to a beautiful little lake called Draksum-tso. The surrounding hills are thick with virgin forests of pine, birch, azalea, maple and other varieties of trees.

Season:

  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Autumn
  • Winter

Highlights:

  • Potala Palace
  • Jokhang Temple
  • NorbuLingka
  • Drepung Monastery
  • Sera Monastery
  • Barkhor

Group – 7 Days Tibet ‘Switzerland Views’ Tour

First three days: Lhasa

Three days activities

Welcome greeting upon arrival in Lhasa either by air or train
Once you land at Gonggar Airport or Lhasa railway station, you will be received and greeted by our welcome team assigned to welcome the new travel friends coming from different parts of the world. You may need to wait at the airport for sometimes if we have other friends coming on the next flight and to be landed in Lhasa shortly. It takes one hour to cover 60km from the airport to Lhasa city, and half an hour to cover 25km from the railway station to Lhasa city.
The down town is the center of Lhasa, where hotel is booked for you. Due to high attitude, it would take about ten hours time to acclimation and alleviating Jet-lag.
For the first three days trip, you will be guided to Jokhang temple, Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery as well as Barkhor street.

Day four: Lhasa – Draksumtso

Distance coverage: 280km 5hrs trip

One day activities

Start this morning with a visit to Gandan Monastery. Have a hiking around Gandan around one hour, it is a simply stunning walk and should not be missed. There are superb views of the Kyi-chu Valley along the way and there are usually large numbers of pilgrims and monks offering prayers, rubbing holy rocks and prostrating themselves along the path. Then continue our way to beautiful alpine lake called Draksum-tso.

Day five: Draksumtso – Bayi

Distance coverage: 130km one day trip

One day activities

Enjoy the clear morning by the lake, and snap the amazing view of sunrise. You could have a small kora around the charming Tsodzong Monastery, the highlights of Draksum-tso, a small Nyingmapa chapel sited on a photogenic island just off the southern shore. It passes many hard-to-discern holy sites, including a tree said to resemble a conch horn, a sky-burial site, a “body print” of Gesar, an underground treasury of the Karmapa, a tiger print and a tree whose leaves bear magical symbols.

Then continue drive to Bayi, visit the Lamaling Temple and a huge cypress tree over a thousand years old. Take a break and take a stroll in the surprisingly modern city.

Day six: Bayi – Lhasa

Distance coverage: 420km one day trip

One day activities

Drive back to Lhasa today, be wrapped in the fabulous vistas of the Tibetan plateau along the way. There are really fabulous views from Nyingtri to Lhasa along Niyang Valley, endless forests and grasslands, breathtaking snow-capped mountains, unique Tibetan lodges and farmhouses, dotted herds of yaks and tents, etc – an intoxicating sight.

Day seven: Finish the trip

Goodbye Tibet

On the last day morning, the agency management will arrange a tea party for you, and delivery our gratitude to you for choosing Tibet Trip Hub and offer Khata to you. The management will request your feedback and advice.
Finally, our trip specialist will help you to complete the check out process, and escort you either to the airport or railway station.

Tibet Trip Hub
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Tibet Trip Hub
Tibet Trip Hub
Lhasa, Tibet, China
Lhasa, Tibet, China
A local tour and travel owned and operated by Tibetan in Lhasa, Tibet.
The tour package is offered by a Tibetan travel agency - Tibet Trip Hub
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