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5 Days Meet with Tibetan Buddhism



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Julia Shi

Diethelm Travel China

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5 Days Meet with Tibetan Buddhism

Tibetan Buddhism is the body of Buddhist doctrine and institutions characteristic of Tibet, the regions surrounding the Himalayas and much of Central Asia. It derives from the latest stages of Indian Buddhism and preserves "the Tantric status quo of eighth-century India." Tibetan Buddhism aspires to Buddhahood or rainbow body. For the five days, You will mainly visit the Potala Palace, the Barkhor Street,the Jokhang Temple,Junba village,Tsurpu Monastery.Enjoy Butter lamp lighting ceremony in the monastery.


Lhasa Arrival

Arrive in Lhasa Gongga International Airport. It is located in 40 km (25 miles) southeast of Lhasa with altitude at 3600 meters (12,000 feet). Be warmly welcomed by a white scarf (called Hada) in a Tibet traditional way which brings you good luck. Have a rest for the acclimation after arrive Lhasa city. Free at leisure to adapt the high latitude of Lhasa. Read more

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We will see the Potala Palace, residence of the Dalai Lama, is located in the Hongshan mountain and covers about 410,000 meters. Then walk around the Barkhor Street. – The bustling Lhasa marketplace. The market is filled with Tibetans in their traditional costumes, and stalls full of local handicrafts. After that, go to visit the Jokhang Temple -one of Tibet’s holiest shrines. The golden-roofed structure was built 1,300 years ago mainly to commemorate the marriage of the Tang princess Wen Cheng to King Songzan. Evening enjoy Tibetan dinner with show at Xubalamu Restauant. Read more

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Full day visit and live with a Tibetan Family in Junba village. The village is well known for manufacturing artworks made of yak and sheep leathers with outstanding ethnic characteristics. The village is in a beautiful environment with many large and small lakes and ethnic characteristics and ethnic customs. At present, villagers not only perform Dance of the Yak Skin Boat but also utilize fishing and handicraft industry to facilitate rapid economic development of Junba Village. It has great potential for tourism development. You can learn the process of how to make Tibetan joss stick, or Tibetan porcelain, or Thangka, etc. Or you could learn how Tibetans turn the yak dung into a good fuel, or how they gather in the harvest. You could join into them if you want. Different season, different activities. Have lunch with the family; make Yak butter tea by ourselves. Later in the afternoon, drive back to your hotel. Read more

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In the morning, drive to visit Tsurpu Monastery. The monastery was built by the first Kamapa Lama Dusum Kyenpa in 1187, and rebuilt in 1263 by the Second Karmapa, Karma Pakshi (Kar-ma Pak-shi). The monastery is representative of the Karma Kagyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsurpu monastery is the home of Karmapa, who is is the true 'living little Buddha' C the new reincarnated leader of the black hat sect. From then on, it was at the beginning for the leaders of Tibetan Buddhism to pass on the Esotericism. Karmapa told his disciples that he would reincarnate and pointed out the location of the second Karmapas reborn. In contrast to Yellow Caps, the Karmapa Kagye is regarded as the Black Hat school, because the Mongolian Khan Monge had given the 2nd Karmapa Lama a gold-rimmed black hat. Enjoy Butter lamp lighting ceremony in the monastery. Drive back to your hotel in Lhasa. Read more

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Lhasa - Departure

In the morning, free at leisure before transfer to airport for flight to your next destination.


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Package includes

  • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Transfers and tours with local English or French-speaking guides in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Mineral water and cold towels available on the vehicles

Package excludes

  • Domestic and international airfare
  • Optional tours
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Surcharges for Lunar New Year and national holiday
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Visa application and visa stamp fees at China embassies overseas and/ or upon arrival (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme

More information

  • Cancellations
  • Refunds will not be given for unused or cancelled services after the tour arrangements have commenced.
  • FIT (Individuals): Cancellation charges are calculated from the day the written notification is received by the company or agent as a percentage of the net total tour price as shown plus any surcharges (e.g. ticketed air sectors, other penalties imposed by suppliers such as hotels):
  • Between 29- 21 days before departure: According to the costs incurred will be charged
  • Between 20 days and 15 days prior to departure: 25% of package price
  • Between 14 days and 8 days prior to departure: 50% of package price
  • Between 07 days and 2 days prior to departure: 75% of package price
  • 1 day prior to departure or no show: 100% of package price
  • GIT (Groups): Cancellation of tours due to minimum number of participants will be advised 6 weeks before departure of the tour; in which case Diethelm Travel will offer an alternative tour of a similar standard or a full refund.

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