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5-Night Lhasa City Private Tour

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    What to Expect
    Expose yourself to the finest Tibetan Culture that is deeply rooted in Buddhism and various ethnic traditions. During this 5-night private tour, not only you will witness mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, but also explore the residence of the Dalai Lamas - Potala Palace. In addition, learn more about the spiritual practice of Tibetans by visiting Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Ganden Monastery, and Drak Yerpa Monastery. Lastly, finish your trip with an immersion in local lifestyle by staying overnight at a home-stay in the famous birth place of the 33rd Tibetan King - Songtsan Gampo, Gyama Village as well as mingling at a local household for a delicious organic Tibetan meal. 


    Day 1: Arriving Lhasa

    You will be picked up by your private guide and vehicle from the airport or train station and then transferred directly to 4-star Shangbala Hotel in old Lhasa city for acclimation. You may explore the proximity at your own leisure.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 2: Lhasa Sightseeing (B)

    Today, you will visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Take your time to soak up as much architecture details and explore religious culture.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 3: Lhasa sightseeing (B, L)

    Day two of Lhasa City sightseeing. Visit Potala Palace, Jokang Temple, and Barkor Street. Enjoy lunch with your local tour operator at their office.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 4: Lhasa - Dagze County (B)

    Drive to a village in Dagze County after visiting Ganden Monastery to witness village life of local farmers and immerse yourself at a home-stay.

    Overnight: Local home-stay

    Day 5: Dagze County - Lhasa (B, D)

    Drive back to Lhasa after visiting Drak Yerpa Monastery. Tonight, you will enjoy homemade dinner at a household and mingle with them.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 6: Departing Lhasa (B)

    You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport or train station where this 6 days Tibet trip concludes.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Train Station
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    5 days
    Return Details
    Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Train Station
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Local guide
    • Professional driver
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Accommodation as per itinerary
    • National Park fees
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Environmental Management Charge (Reef Tax)
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Bottled water
    • Airfare/Train tickets to/from Lhasa
    • Chinese Visa
    • Tibet Travel Permit
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • A maximum of 4 people per booking
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Price is based on double occupancy
    • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 12 August 2019

    Our private tour of Tibet was most amazing for mother and daughter! We were met at Lhasa Airport by our friendly guide and driver, who patiently showed us the best of what Tibet offers for a first-time visit including the famous Potala Palace. From arrival...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank SavvyNomadMama
    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2019

    Hi Kim and Wilma, Thanks for your good feedback, moreover it is nice to hear you two have enjoyed your trip in Tibet. We wish you all the best. Thanks for choosing Songtsan!! Tenzin

    Reviewed 30 July 2019

    We engaged Songtsan Travel for 6D Tibet private tour. They are very responsive to our inquiries. Though there is a minor hiccup in train ticket arrangements from Xining to Lhasa, the tour went smoothly. The driver is also skillful and careful in navigating some of...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank sara13l
    Reviewed 4 July 2019

    These people make the Tibet tour absolutely fantastic. They are knowledgeable, kind, considerate, thorough, helpful, and every other wonderful, positive things one could hope for in a tour.More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Grateful1000
    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2019

    Thank you Mr and Mrs White, You two are the most loving couple , I am sure you two are no less than Mr & Mrs Smith :) It was such a pleasure to meet you two and to know your family back home. Wish...More

    Reviewed 27 June 2019

    I can’t recommend Songstan travel (and in particular Tenzin and guide Minkyi) highly enough for their efficiency, attention to detail and outstanding personal service in both the planning and carrying out of our tour in Tibet. Songstan travel was the only agency which responded directly...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    2  Thank TonyFgty
    Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

    My husband booked this tour for us only a month before traveling based solely upon Trip Advisor reviews. Communication with Tenzin was prompt and all necessary details were flawlessly handled (Chengdu-Lhasa train tickets and our Tibet travel permits were sent to our Chengdu hotel). There...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Yokeko
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