9 Days East Tibet Essence Tour

Discover the wonders of Tibet, a land of ancient traditions and awe-inspiring scenery. From the serene monasteries to the vibrant cultural tapestry, each day of this 9-day journey promises an unforgettable exploration of the region's spiritual and natural treasures.

Itinerary Highlights

Day 1: Singapore - Chengdu
Fly to Chengdu, transfer to the hotel, rest, and prepare for flying to Tibet. Overnight in Chengdu.

 

Day 2: Chengdu - Nyingchi
Fly to Nyingchi in the morning. Our guide will meet you at Nyingchi Airport and transfer to the hotel about one hour driving (55km), sightseeing en route. After a fresh break, we will visit the old pine which grows about 2500 years. Then Peach Flower Valley, where visitors can enjoy tens of thousands of beautiful peach blossoms. Overnight in Nyingchi.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 3: Nyingchi - Pome
Wake up in the peaceful morning. Today, you are going to drive to Pome, pause at Sekyim La Pass (4720m). If the weather is good, you will have a chance to have a look at the famous Mt. Namcha Barwa. Its main peak is 7,782 meters high and called the Father of Icebergs. Lulang Forest is a 15km long, 1km wide narrow valley of wild forests and flowers, grasslands, and streams. Lulang, in Tibetan, means “Dragon Valley” or the place where you won't be homesick. On both sides of the valley are lofty green mountains covered by prosperous spruce, pine trees, and brush. At the foot of the mountain are the beautiful meadows and villages. Winding streams flow through among the wooden houses. Wildflowers of different colors dot on the meadows. Look into the distance over the valley are enormous snow-capped mountains. All these sceneries make Lulang a dreamland. Overnight in Pome.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 4: Pome
Today, you will enjoy a fabulous feast of the landscape. After breakfast, drive about 104km to visit the famous Midui Glacier. Ranked by China National Geography as one of the top six most beautiful glaciers in China, the Midui Glacier is featured in different shapes and forms of glaciers, including two about 800 meters high ice falls. At the foot of the glacier are green wild forests. Further down the forests are peaceful Tibetan villages, farmlands, and ice lakes. Leave Midui and move to the next also the final stop of today – Rawok Lake. It is a barrier lake formed by landslides and debris flows of around 200 years ago. The lake is tranquil and clean. But the best feature is its reflections of surrounding diverse landscapes of grasslands, forests, blue sky, and snow mountains like a mirror, which changes colors in different seasons. Overnight in Pome.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 5: Pome - Nyingchi
Enjoy the fresh air and let your camera record the wonderful landscape. On the way, you can have a light hike in the Gangspruce forest, which is one of the most beautiful forests in the Nyingchi area. Then you will move back to Nyingchi in the rest of today along the 318 National Road. Enjoy the delicious Stone Pot chicken. Overnight in Nyingchi.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 6: Basum-Tsu
In the morning, drive to Basum-Tsu along the Yalong valley; we will make a hike along the amazing river. On the way, visit Ghading Valley, then you will sightsee the Lake Basum-Tsu, which is named as “Little Switzerland” famed as it’s snow mountain, country lodge, evergreen forest, jungle, and etc. Then drive to Lhasa, on the way you can enjoy the great landscape en route. Overnight in Lhasa.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 7: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
This morning after breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby. Then, your journey starts from the religious Potala Palace built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The Potala Palace currently holds the record of the Highest Palace in the world, as it stands on top of Red Hill, at over an amazing 3,700 meters (12,000 feet) above sea level. The palace also symbolizes Tibetan Buddhism. It housed a school for religious training of monks as well as one of Tibet's major pilgrimage destinations for the tombs of past Dalai Lamas. Besides the artistic concentrate of ancient Tibet architecture, Potala Palace is also an art treasure of Tibet. Mural art is a magnificent part of Potala Palace. Every room, even inside the palace, is decorated with colorful, vivid murals. And the 698 murals along the painted second-floor corridor are the most extraordinary, depicting Buddhist stories and the unique scenery, customs, and legends of ancient Tibet. After lunch, visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. Jokhang Temple is the oldest and holiest architecture in Lhasa with a long history of 1,400 years. Being the spiritual center and the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetans, it has attracted many visitors from around the world. Visit Barkhor Street, an ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple. You may purchase souvenirs such as exquisite hand-made commodities here from the local vendors. Other items include Tibetan-style house ornaments including the cushions, leather bags and handmade art wares, prayer wheels, butter lamps, Thangkas, flags, Tibetan incense and more.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 8: Lhasa - Chengdu
Pack your luggage, and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport and help you board the plane. Say goodbye to Tibet. The local guide will meet you at Chengdu Airport and take you for sightseeing in Chengdu city, covering the famous Kuan& Zhai Alley, Chunxi Road, and Jinli Folk Cultural Village. Chengdu is the capital of Sichuan province in China. It’s located at the conjunction of Yellow River and Yangtze River, boasting distinctive culture featuring diversified minority flavors.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Provided

 

Day 9: Leisure in Town - Departure
Take your leisure in the town, then transfer to the airport, fly back to Singapore, end the tour with sweet memories.

Breakfast Provided

 

Hotels for reference:

City 5-Star Hotel 4-Star Hotel
Chengdu Joyhub Air Hotel or similar Tianfu International Hotel or similar
Nyingchi Joy Crown or Grand House Tingyue Linzhi or similar
Pome Hengxin Zangwang Hotel or similar (4-star) Hengxin Zangwang Hotel or similar
Lhasa Shangri-la Hotel or similar Lhasa U-Tsang Hotel or similar

 

Please note: This itinerary is designed to give you an idea of what to expect on the tour but is not set in stone. What we actually do on a given day is flexible and can be tailored based on the interests of the group.


This itinerary and its package inclusions might be changed later in time, subject to availability.

 

Service Excludes:

  1. Airfare.
  2. Tips to driver and tour guide.
  3. Single room supplement fee if you travel alone and occupy a single room.
  4. Bank service fee when you transfer deposit to our company.
  5. Personal expense not mentioned.

Notes:

  1. Hotels are subject to change, but will remain the same standard.
  2. Tip Reference: 60-100RMB/ per day/ per pax
  3. Potala Palace get a limitation 2800 paxs per day to protect the heritage of history. The sequence of sightseeing suppose to be adjust according the situation of entrance permission.

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