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Duration: 6 Days
Location: Lhasa
Price: $700

6 Days Shoton Festival Tour

Highlights

  • Potala Palace
  • Jokhang Temple and Barkor Street
  • Sera monastery
  • Drepung monastery (Shoton) to enjoy Thangka Display Event
  • Norbulingka (Summer Palace of Dalai Lamas)

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Lhasa (3,656m)

You will be welcoming by our guide at the airport (64km from Lhasa)/train station(25km from Lhasa) to the beautiful and jubilating Lhasa (3,650m above the sea level). Afterward we will drop you to the downtown hotel and get rest. Get ease with the climate and we will provide you enough days to get acclimatize with climate.Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2: Lhasa (3,656m)

While acclimatizing to the altitude in Lhasa, we will explore the city by walking around the Barkhor Square and mingle with the Tibetan pilgrims and visiting to Jokhang temple. Afternoon we will be visiting Sera monastery to learn about Tibetan architecture, history and culture.. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 3: Lhasa (3,656m)

We will visit the Potala Palace in the morning. Rest and prepare for Shoton festival. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 4: Drepung Monatsery (Shoton)

Yogurt festival is a major festival in Tibet and Shoton is in the first week of the seventh lunar month starts with the dramatic unveiling of a giant thangka early morning at drepung monastery. People from local areas will gathering for the event. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 5: Norbulingka (3,656m)

Norbulingka was the summer palace of Dalai Lamas, during shoton norbulingka is crowed with picnickers and has a great park where traditional Tibetan opera performance are held. Explore Dalai Lama’s summer palace. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 6: Lhasa (3,656m)

We will be dropping you off either at Lhasa Airport for your flight or Lhasa Train Station as you have arranged. If you wish to explore other part of Tibet, China or Nepal, we will be happy to work with you to arrange that. As always, we hope you had a wonderful experience with us in Tibet and stay in touch. Be sure to post photos on our Social Media.

Land P/P Cost Includes Excludes
 

  • Ground transportation
  • Airport pickup and drop-off
  • Tibetan tour guide
  • Entrance fee to sightseeing venues
  • Shared lodgings
  • Tibet Travel Permit
  • Logistical support before the trip
  • Chinese visa
  • Airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guides and drivers
  • All other personal expense

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