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Tibet Mini Group | 5-Day Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Fall in Love with the City of Sunlight

Tibet Mini Group | 5-Day Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Why This Tour

  • Discover Tibet's culture and the landscape.
  • See authentic Lhasa at a less touristy time.
  • Fall in love with the city of the sunlight this winter.

Tour Date and Price

Tour Date Price Single Room Supplement
Jun. 19th, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person
Jun. 26th, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person
Jul. 2nd, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person
Jul. 16th, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person
Jul. 23rd, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person
Jul. 30th, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person
Aug. 13th, 2022 CNY4999 per person CNY1040 per person

* Add CNY2400+ and upgrade to a private tour

Tour Highlights

Discover the secrets of building the Potala Palace and the incredible treasures in it.

Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Watch monks debate in Sera Lamasery and take In rock thangka views which are overlooked by most tourists.

Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour
Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Feel the piety of Tibetan people in Jokhang Temple. Litsen to the stories about a famous princess of Tang dynasty and this temple.

Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour
Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Enjoy a breathtaking view of the plateau lake. 

Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour
Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Experience Tibetan daily life in a local market. Get to know the history of Lhasa as you visit the most famous traditional Tibetan architecture.

Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

Enjoy a cup of Tibetan sweet tea in a less-touristy nunnery. Have a glimpse at the local lifestyle.

Lhasa and Lake Yamdrok Tour

About China Highlights

Since 1998 we've guided everyone ranging from US presidents, Australian Geographic and retired backpackers. Our goal is to create unique trips that take you off-the-beaten path, helping you discover China in a more authentic way. Our motto: "Discovery Your Way!"

Day by Day Itinerary

DAY 1 Lhasa Arrival(elev. 3,650 m)

Hotel: Tangka Hotel or Similar

Arrive in Lhasa. We will arrange three shared transfers from the Gongga Airport/train station to the hotel (10:00 am, 1:30 pm, 5:00 pm).

We suggest you have a good rest in the hotel to prevent altitude sickness and do not get too excited.

DAY 2 Dive into Tibetan Culture

Meals: breakfast

Hotel: Tangka Hotel or Similar

In the morning, you will visit Norbulingka, stroll in the park, and get used to the altitude.

Then drive for 15 minutes to see Drepung Monastery, where you will climb the stairs up to the hill and visit the delicate temples.

Visit Sera Monastery and watch the monks' debate in the afternoon. Enjoy the thangka-like murals painted on big rocks on the "back hill", which are overlooked by most tourists.

DAY 3 The Spirit of Lhasa

Meals: breakfast

Hotel: Tangka Hotel or Similar

Pilgrimage to the Potala Palace in the morning. Discover this architectural marvel and cultural treasure-house.

Enjoy a walking tour in the afternoon. Be moved by the devoted pilgrims prostrating themselves at Jokhang Temple.

Then walk along Barkhor Street to experience Tibetan daily life in a local market. Learn the history of Tibet at a Qing Dynasty ministerial office site and a wealthy merchant's residence — the Pandatsang Compound.

Finally, have a rest and enjoy a cup of Tibetan sweet tea in less-touristy Ani Tsangkhung Nunnery at the end of the day's touring.

DAY 4 The Holy Lake

Meals: breakfast

Hotel: Tangka Hotel or Similar

After breakfast, drive for about 2 hours to reach the holy lake, Lake Yamdrok.

The lake is decorated with many islands and natural resources. After the tour, transfer back to the hotel in Lhasa.

DAY 5 Depart Lhasa

Meals: breakfast

Three shared transfers from the hotel to the Gongga Airport/train station (6:30am, 8:00am, 12:00pm).

Wish you a nice journey home!

Tour Notes:

  • Single supplement fee will not be charged on your account unless you ask for a single room or if there is no one else of the same gender to share with.
  • The minimum number of people for this trip is 6 and the maximum is 12. We can open another date for you if you have a group of 6 or more people and prefer a different departure date.
  • Vehicle Type: 14 seats vehicle or same level for 5 - 7 people, 17 seats vehicle or same level for 8 - 12 people
  • Luggage: One traveler is allowed to take a 24# suitcase and a small bag. We will not responsible for any extra charges due to excess baggage.

*Let us know if you prefer different dates, we might be able to open a new date for you if you are a group of more than 6 people.

*We can also customize private tours and help with booking train tickets to/from Tibet.

Price Includes:

  • Tibet permit
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with big windows and ample space
  • Shared Airport/train station transfers in Lhasa
  • English speaking local guide
  • Activities, attractions tickets, and meals as listed in the itinerary
  • Hotels listed in the itinerary or similar options
  • 24/7 helpline while you are traveling
  • Insurance

Tour code:

Price Excludes:

  • Transportation to Lhasa and from Lhasa
  • Tips for the guide and the driver
  • Personal expenses

Tour code: xz-1b-gp

Cancellation Policy

Best cancellation policy in the business!

  • Cancellation due to the travel restriction of Covid-19: 100% refund
  • Cancellation received up to 21 days before departure: 100% refund
  • Cancellation received 14 to 20 days before departure: 90% refund
  • Cancellation received 3 to 13 days before departure: 50% refund
  • Cancellation received 0 to 2 days before departure: 0% refund

 

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