Tour code: NWC01 Dep: TUE/THU/SAT Airline: CA / MU Hotel: 4 * hotel
Potala Palace，Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Tashilhunpo Monastery, Yarlung Tsangpo River
Nyingchi 2,500 years old Cypress Tree
Experience Tibet Railway *Cushioned berth, 4 in 1*
Day 1: Singapore – Chengdu
Today, assemble at Changi airport for your flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival, check into hotel.
Day 2: Chengdu – Nyingchi (B/L/D)
This morning, you shall take a domestic flight to Nyingchi. Upon arrival, begin your journey to Ba Yi Town – a town and township in Tibet and capital of Nyingchi. Next visit the 2,500- year-old Nyingchi King of Cypress. Proceed to the world’s 15th highest peaks, Namcha Barwa. Having an altitude of 7782 merters above the sea level, it stands the interior of the bend of the Yarlung Tsangpo River. Continue your tour to Sejila scenic area to view the sea of blooming azaleas. Thereafter, view the natural scenery at the eastern Tibetan primitive forest, Lulang Forest and Lulang Farm.
Day 3: Nyingchi – Lhasa (B/L/D)
After breakfast, you shall visit Basong Lake, with beautiful scenes combined by snowy mountains, glaciers, forests and green lakes. The most beautiful lake in Tibet, Basong Lake, also known as “The Alps of Tibet”. Located at the base of snow peak glaciers, Basong Lake boasts of crystal clear lake water which will leave you mesmerized by this paradise on earth. Upon arrival at Basong Lake, proceed to explore and stroll leisurely on Xianren Island located at the centre of the lake. After that you will transfer to Lhasa.
Day 04: Lhasa (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we will visit the landmark of Lhasa – Potala Palace, a structure that deserves a place as one of the wonders of eastern architecture. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple – the most revered religious structure in Tibet, and the surrounding area – Barkhor Street, Lhasa’s pilgrimage circuit. This area is both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main commercial district for Tibetans.
Day 5: Lhasa – Shigatse (B/L/D)
Today we will set off from Lhasa, climbing over the Kambala Snow Mountain with an altitude of 4990 meters to visit the Yamdrok Lake – it is the world’s highest altitude fresh water lake and also renown as the sacred lake in the sky. Thereafter, along the way we will see an awesome roadside view of the Karuola Glacier and Gyantse. Next we’ll proceed to Shigatse.
Day 6: Shigatse – Lhasa (B/L/D)
Today we will visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, which is the final resting place of Panchen Lama and also one of the 6 major monasteries for Tibetan Yellow Sect. This monastery was built by the first Panchen Lama in 1447 and thereafter became the resident of all the previous Panchen Lama. The world’s tallest Maitreya Buddha statue, which is 28 meters tall, is also enshrined the monastery. Next, transfer back to Lhasa.
Day 7: Lhasa-Namtso Lake-Lhasa (B/L/D)
This morning we will take a coach ride through the Nagenla Snow Mountain to Namtso Lake, the salt water lake with the highest altitude in the world at 4718 metres. It is one of the 3 sacred lakes of Tibet thus also renowned as a holy lake in Tibetan Buddhism. With its good quality of pastures along the lakeside, it is a natural ranch.
Day 8: Lhasa-Xining (B)
*Qinghai Tibet Railway, Overnight After breakfast, board Qinghai Tibet train with the highest altitude in the world heading towards Xining. (All meals on board the train will be at own expense) Along the journey, you will passing through Dangxiong, Naqu, Anduo, Tuotuo River, Ge’ermu and finally Xining. You will be able to enjoy spectacular views of Tibet on the way, such as grassland, Tsonag Lake, Mount Tanggula, Hoh Xil, Mount Kunlun, Qinghai Lake etc. The length of the railway from Lhasa towards Xining is 1,972km, departing in the morning and will arrive at Xining on the next day, estimate 24hrs. Train schedule and timing shall be subjective to the final confirmation.
Day 9: Xining – Qinghai Lake (L/D)
Today, you will arrive Xining. The large city of Xining acts as one of the major gateways to the Tibetan Plateau. It is an ancient highland city on the Yellow River which offers many scenic spots and historical sites. Continue your tour to Qinghai Lake. It is the largest inland and salt water lake in China. Whenever people mention Qinghai Lake they think of ‘green lake’, ‘blue sea’ or ‘fairyland’, because of the marvelous natural beauty reflected on it.
Day 10: Xining Chengdu (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your fight to Chengdu. Upon arrival Chengdu, you shall check in to hotel. Enjoy your free & leisure in Chengdu.
Day 11: Chengdu Singapore (B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Singapore.
Remark：Itinerary might arrange depart to Xining, return from Nyingchi
Remark: – Tour itinerary and flight details are subject to final confirmation. – Passengers with high blood pressure or heart health problems are advisable to consult doctor before joining tour. – In the unfortunate event of altitude sickness resulting in omission/cancellation of scheduled places of interest as per tour itinerary, additional cost incurred like medical fees/hotel accommodation shall be under client’s own personal expenses. – For any discrepancies in the English and Chinese versions of the itinerary, please refer to Chinese version. – 3 Shopping Stops HAVE A NICE TRIP!
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