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5 Days Lhasa to Samye Monastery Tour

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Tibet Faces Travel

Tibet Faces Travel is a tour operator specialized in private tours and join-in-group tours to Tibet

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5 Days Lhasa to Samye Monastery Tour

Visit the capital city of Tibet, Lhasa, and enjoy the scenic drive along the Yarlung Tsang River to get to Samye Monastery. In only five days you'll experience the culture and beauty of this magic part of the world! You'll explore Lhasa and its major attractions and you'll go on a day trip to Samye Monastery, the first monastery ever built in Tibet! Not only of historical and religious importance, it's also famous for its unique mandala-like design.

DAY 1

Arrival in Lhasa

You're warmly welcome to Tibet: 'Tashi Delek'! Get picked up at the airport or the train station and driven to your hotel in Lhasa. Here you can rest to acclimatize to the high altitude for the rest of the day. In the evening you're invited to a Tibetan style dinner!

Lhasa, 1 night
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DAY 2

Potala Palace - Jokhang Temple - Barkhor

In the morning we'll visit the famous Potala Palace and explore its stunning chapels. In the afternoon we'll go to the most sacred temple of Tibet, the Johkang Temple, and its surrounding kora, Barkhor. Here traditional Tibetan products and souvenirs can be bought.

Lhasa, 1 night
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DAY 3

Drepung Monastery - Sera Monastery

On the third day, we'll visit the two most important Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet, which to this day are renowned places of learning and training of scholars. If we're lucky, we may witness debating monks in the Sera Monastery. This is an old tradition that takes place in a garden near the assembly hall in the afternoon. Read more

Lhasa, 1 night
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DAY 4

Samye Monastery

On the fourth day, we'll drive along the Yarlung Tsang (Brahmaputra River) across the high mountain meadow to reach Samye Monastery. We'll explore the monastery with its complicated layout and vivid murals. After the visit, we'll drive back to Lhasa to spend the night.

Lhasa, 1 night
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DAY 5

Departure from Lhasa

After breakfast, your tour guide and driver will drop you off at Lhasa airport or train station according to your travel plans. Your Tibet tour comes to an end today.

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ACCOMMODATIONS

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Hotel
Day 1
Location Lhasa
Hotel YAK Hotel
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Hotel
Day 1
Location Lhasa

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Requested travel permits for Tibet
  • Transfer from/to the airport or train station
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation including breakfast (as per chosen category, based on twin-bed room for 2 pax)
  • English speaking local tour guide
  • 24/7 English speaking customer service
  • Entrance fees to all listed attractions
  • Drinking water
  • Tibetan style welcome dinner on the first or second evening

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Chinese visa
  • Surcharges for upgrades from standard twin-bed rooms to double-bed rooms
  • Tips
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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  • Please note that this tour requires a minimum number of 2 participants.
  • Please note that single room supplement is not included.

REVIEWS

3 Reviews

Nicole Shilkofski, United States

Everything was wonderful, very well organized. Excellent guide and driver.

Ana, United States

The attitude and English of the tour guide was excellent and very professional´╝îalways caring about our comfort and helping us to eat well.

Josef Barak, Germany

Yes, we liked it very much. Perfect organization, very nice hotels selected, and above all, The tour guide was perfect! Very informative, always caring about us, writing addresses for taxi driver in Chinese etc. Just great.

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Tibet Faces Travel
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THE TEAM

Sam King

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Christy Huang

Sales Manager

Joy Yang

Sales Manager

Yali Zhao

Operator

Paola Faccioli

Marketing Manager

Cici Li

Marketing Department

Nora Li

Travel Consultant

Shirley Zeng

Travel Consultant

Rebekah Zhang

Travel Consultant

Linda Lin

General Manager

Tibet Faces Travel is a tour operator specialized in private tours and join-in-group tours to Tibet

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