Our English-speaking Beijing
guide meet you in your hotel, take our private car
to Beijing West Station. Our guide will help you
to board the overnight train from Beijing to Lhasa,
the train depart at 20:08 daily.
Enjoy the scenery on both
sides of the railway. The stunning scenery along
the railway will never let you down. Your train
passes by Xian, Lanzhou and Xining in the daytime.
You may bring some instant noodles, snacks and fruits
to eat on the train. Chinese food is available in
the dinning car. But the menu may not be in English
and the waiter or waitress may not speak English.
As the train passes Xining
and enters Golmud region, the breathtaking view
appears one after another. Golmud region is above
4000m above sea level, reaching the highest point
at 5,072m above sea level. You will see the snowcapped
mountain peaks, the beautiful plateau lakes, the
grazing yaks and etc.
Your train arrives at Lhasa station at 15:40, you
will be met and transferred to your hotel in Lhasa.
Free for rest of the day to acclimate yourselves
to the Tibetan climate and altitude.
Visit the Potala Palace this morning. Have lunch,
explore the Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.
Originally constructed in the 7th century under
the orders of the then king of Tibet, Songsten Gambo,
it used to be the seat of the Tibetan government
and residence of the Dalai Lama. The Potala Palace
is 117 meters tall and 400 meters wide, and covers
a total area of more than 130,000 square meters.
It houses a wealth of Buddhist statues, treasures,
murals, religious scriptures and paintings.
Originally constructed by the Tibetan king Songtsan
Gampo in 647 AD, the temple was built for his two
brides, Princess Wencheng of the Chinese Tang Dynasty
and a princess of Nepal. For most Tibetan pilgrimages,
it is the most sacred and important temple in Tibet.
A quadrangle-shaped bustling bazaar located in the
downtown area of the old Lhasa city. It is the oldest
street in Lhasa and remains very traditional. The
shops and stalls here sell a great variety of goods,
such as Buddhist statues, prayer wheels, turquoise
jewelry, Tibetan paintings, clothing and Tibetan
After breakfast, tour to Norbulingka,
then visit Tibet Museum. In the afternoon, visit
the Carpet Factory and Sera Monastery.
The Summer Palace of Tibet with the highest gardening
artistic level. The layout of Norbulingka Park borrowed
the layout of Traditional Chinese Gardens by using
architectures, artificial hills, water and bushes
to create a unique atmosphere.
One of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa of the
Tibetan Buddhism. A most interesting time to visit
the monastery is in the afternoon when monks, after
finishing their morning scripture classes, can be
seen debating in the courtyard. During the remainder
time we can visit the carpet factory and enjoy some
beautiful Tibetan Carpets.
- Departure (Breakfast)
After breakfast, free till be transferred to Lhasa
Airport or Lhasa Train Station for your next destination.
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Quotation Inclusions For Above Tour:
Quotation Exclusions For Above Tour:
1. Hotel accommodation
The hotel is based on two persons
sharing one twin or double standard room with private
Daily American or Chinese breakfast
at the hotel, Chinese lunch and dinner in local Chinese
restaurant as specified in the itinerary above.
3. Private Transport
Private transport between airport
or railway station and hotel and all the sights by
4. Entrance tickets
The main entrance tickets for
the sights mentioned.
5. Guiding service
All normal sightseeing tours
in each city with English-speaking guide and admission
fees where applicable.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty
Insurance. We highly recommend that you purchase full
coverage travel insurance from you country of origin.
7. Flights Tickets:
Domestic flights of economic
class in the itinerary.
1. Visa Fees
Charge of obtaining your visa
to enter China.
2. Charge of arrival and departure
The international or domestic
air / train charge of arrival and departure.
3. Single Room Supplement
Should a twin room is needed
by a single guest, supplement of the twin room will
What is single supplement? - The hotel is based on
double occupancy. If the visitor travels alone or
the number of the travelers is odd (such as 3, 5,
7...), who stays in one single room has to pay the
single room supplement. As the hotel is on double
4. Personal Expenses
Expenses of a personal nature
such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional
activities or sightseeing, overweight baggage charges
or meals not indicated, ect.
5. Optional Programs
Optional programs which are
not specified in the above itinerary.
Tips to the guide and driver
for well-done job, entirely voluntary.