7 days Nyingchi South East Tibet Tour
Day 1: Lhasa arrival [3650m]
Upon arrival in Lhasa you will be welcomed by your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver who will bring you to your hotel. Acclimatization to high altitude: please, drink lots of water and take plenty of rest in order to minimize altitude sickness.
Over night staying at hotel in lhasa
2: Lhasa sightseeing
We begin visiting Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet. It was founded in the 7th century by the first great Buddhist king Songtsen Gampo. Later you can explore the surrounding Barkhor old quarter and spend time walking around Jokhang Temple following pilgrims from all over the Tibetan plateau. In the afternoon we go to Sera Monastery, one of three great universities of Gelugpa Sect. We will attend the debating session of the monks.
Overnight staying at hotel in Lhasa
Day 3: Lhasa sightseeing
Today we visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Potala winter palace was built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama. Provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama. It’s tradition to do picnic in its beatiful garden and perform opera dances during Shoton Festival (August-September).
Overnight staying at hotel in lhasa
Day 4: Lhasa -Bayi [465KM 3650m]
Drive from Lhasa to Nyinchi city by taking New highway to cross Mila Pass tunnels (5100m),then gradually landscape looks different from that we saw in around the Lhasa and you can enjoy the scenery along the Niyang River then we can visit Kading valley to see beautiful landscape of mountains and waterfall then drive to Nyingchi City, after lunch we can short drive 30km to visit Lama ling monastery which is monastery of Nyimapa sect of Tibetan Buddhism with very unique architecture of octagonal Main temple.
Overnight staying at hotel in Nyinchi ( Bayi)
Day 5:– Bayi-Lulang -Bayi
Today, we will drive to Sekyim la Pass (4720m) and enjoy the great Mt. Namjia Bawa (7,756m) in the distance. Then, continue to visit the bushy Lunang Forest with an elevation of 3700m, and it is a typical highland meadow strip, and both sides of Castle Peak from low to high from the dense bushes, spruce trees and pine. The distant clouds, the snow-capped mountains, the endless pines and the quiet pastoral displayed a beautiful landscape. Drive back to Bayi in the late afternoon.,on way back you can visit the Bayi Giant Cypresses park.
Overnight staying in hotel at Nyinchi
After breakfast, drive from Bayi to Basumtso Lake, cross over Mila Pass (5100m), enjoy the scenery along the Niyang River. Afternoon visit Basum-Tso lake, which is a stunning highland lake lying 90 kilometers west of Kongpo Gymdo County. This holy lake is beautified by its surrounding landscapes from green & forested mountains to snow capped peaks, and is connected to the semi-mythical ruler of the Kham region and Guru Rinpoche then drive back to lhasa by taking new highway.
Day 7:Tibet departure
Enjoy your last hours in Tibet exploring Lhasa by your own until your guide and driver meet you at the hotel to transfer you to the airport.