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The Most Popular Tour in Tibet  - 9 Days

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Explore the best scenic locations, famed historical sites, popular monasteries, holy lakes and old towns in this Tibet tour.

“The Most Popular Tour in Tibet” comprises the prime Tibet tourist attractions worth visiting at least once in a lifetime. Your trip will take you past glittering turquoise lakes Yamdrok-Tso, which is one of the 3 largest sacred lakes in Tibet, and Nam-Tso, which is the highest saltwater lake in the world. Besides Potala palace and Jokhang temple, you will visit other major highlights including Samye monastery, the first Buddhist monastery in Tibet, and Drepung monastery, the largest monastery in the world. You will get a chance to visit the first palace of Tibet, Yumbu Lhakhang, and the largest stupa in Tibet, Kumbum pagoda. You will also visit the ‘electricity town’ Yangbajing, a lush green valley lying at the heart of the world’s highest hot springs, and Chim Phu caves, one of the most sacred retreat sites in Tibet. During your trip, you will cross a few high passes, visit old streets and towns, enjoy scenic, breathtaking mountain vistas and drive on long winding roads.

Tibet is a place that will likely change the way you see the world and it will remain with you for years to come. All the places you visit during your 9-day trip have their own history and religious significances. This popular tour in Tibet offers you a complete tour and merges the country’s most famous landmarks and sacred sites into an ideal Tibet tour package.


Arrival City
Arrival City Lhasa, Tibet
Departure City
Departure City Lhasa, Tibet
Lodging Level
Lodging Level
Hotel (Kyichu Hotel)
Meals 8 breakfast
Trip Grade
Trip Grade Light+Moderate
Max Altitude
Maximum Altitude 5,045m/16,553ft
Activity Cultural and Historical Tours
Styles Family Holiday

Outline Itinerary

Itinerary Maximum Altitude
Day 01 Arrival in Lhasa and transfer to Tsedang 3,550m/11,648ft
Day 02 Tsedang to Lhasa via Samye monastery, visit Samye monastery and Chim Phu caves 3,650m/11,976ft
Day 03 Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Traditional Hospital 3,650m/11,976ft
Day 04 Lhasa sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar 3,650m/11,976ft
Day 05 Lhasa to Gyantse via Karo La Pass and Yamdrok Tso Lake 5,045m/16,553ft
Day 06 Gyantse Sightseeing: Palcheo monastery, Kumbum Pagoda Stupa and Gyantse old town, then drive to Shigatse and visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery 3,900m/12,796ft
Day 07 Shigatse to Namtso lake via Tagdruka-Xugula pass-Yangbajing 4,718m/15,480ft
Day 08 Explore Namtso Lake and walk around Tashi Dor hermitage; drive back to Lhasa 3,650m/11,976ft
Day 09 Final departure -
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  • Asset 147
    Accommodation in Standard Hotels on Twin Sharing Basis
  • Local Guide & Support Staffs
  • Asset 42
    All Private Ground Transportation Including Airport Transfers
  • Asset 77
    Meals (Breakfast)
  • Asset 51
    Tibet Travel Permit
  • Asset 67
    Small-Group Tour
  • Guaranteed Departures
  • Asset 63
    Lifetime Deposit
  • No Booking Fee

For Your Information, International flights aren’t included.  Rooms are usually shared by two people unless you request for a private room. Also, you can upgrade to better hotels in the mountain and even in the cities. For your customized services, please specify during the booking process or contact our Destination & Products Specialist.


Only breakfasts are included in this trip. We are expected to pay for lunches and dinners on our own. Breakfast will be taken in the same place we stay for the night. Similar arrangements can also be made for dinner. Lunch will be taken en route to the next destination(s). We recommend our guest(s) to budget Yuan 60 to Yuan 100(US$10 to US$16) for lunch and dinner in a single day.


We will be staying at Yarlung River Hotel in Tsedang, Kyichu Hotel in Lhasa, Gyantse Hotel in Gyantse and Gesar Hotel in Shigatse.  All of the accommodations are at 2-3 star hotels. It is also possible to upgrade to a better hotel in Lhasa by paying an additional cost. All the accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. Single supplement will be served on request and will cost 470 USD.


All our published dates are guaranteed departures. If the dates don’t match with your travel plans, we are more than happy to create your desired date. Let us know what kind of trip you are looking for and our travel experts will help plan your tailor-made trips in your dream destination.

Arrival - Departure
Per Person (Twin share basis)
The tour is available upon request. Please contact us for information regarding dates and prices.

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