|Tour Code: LKT-05
Destination: Beijing Forbidden City, Great Wall, Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Kathmandu
Tour Price: From $/ ?? p/p
Availability: Daily, but early booking is highly recommended!
|Day 1: Arrive in Beijing|
|Upon arrival in Beijing, be welcomed by our guide and driver, then drive to your hotel (3-star level). The rest of the day is free on your own.|
|Day 2: Full day City Tour to Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace (B/L)|
Hotel pick-up at 8:30 am, then enjoy full day tour to the Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace.
|Day 3: Full day tour to the Great Wall and Ming Tomb (B/L)|
Hotel pick-up at 8:30 in the morning, then enjoy the full day tour to the Great wall at Mutianyu (1.5 hours visit), and the Ming Tomb (Ding Tomb with underground palace). Lunch is included.
|Day 4: Beijing to Lhasa by flight|
|Hotel check-out & pick-up in the morning, then transfer to the airport to catch flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival at Lhasa, be met by our local guide and driver, then transfer to the hotel (3-star level). The rest of the day is free on your own.|
|Day 5: Full day Lhasa sightseeing tour to Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street|
Hotel pick-up after having breakfast (around 8:30 am), then take morning tour to visit the famous Potala Palace and explore many legend halls, exhibition chambers, figures of the Buddha.
In the afternoon, visiting the holy temple- the Johkang Temple, which was built during Songtsen Gonpo’s time by princess of Wencheng in the Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD).
The circular pilgrim way around Jokhang temple is named Barkhor and later flourished, forming the embryo of the city. The Barkhor market is one of the most famous sites throughout Tibet, and it is the ideal place to buy traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and traditional Tibetan clothes, etc.
|Day 6: Full day visiting to Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery|
Pick up at hotel in the morning at around 8:30, then visit famous Drepung Monastery. Drepung Monastery is located at the foot of a holy mountain and was established by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was used to the home of 10,000 monks and it was the centre government before fifth dalai lama and then, the government was moved to the famous Potala palace. later on, you can also visit the Nechung monastery which located 1km southeast of Drepung and is the abode of the protector deity pehar and the seat of the state Oracle of Tibet.
In the afternoon, go on visiting to the Sera monastery which was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Choeje (a follower to Songtsen Gonpo). The highlight is that the Monk debate is held there in the courtyard at around 6:00-7:30.
|Day 7: Fly to Kathmandu and local half day tour (B)|
Hotel check-out & leave for the airport to catch flight for Kathmandu in the morning. You will fly over the Mt. Everest and many other high peaks in the world. Upon arrival, you will be met by your local guide and driver, then, transfer you to the hotel to check in (3-star hotel). After lunch, Enjoy half day sightseeing tour at Kathmandu, including Pashupathinath, Boudhanath and Paten.
After the tour, be transferred back to your hotel, the rest of the day is on your own.
|Day 8: Kathmandu Valley half a day Tour (B)|
|Hotel pick-up at 8:30 am, visit Bhaktapur, where you will experience unique culture and finest display of the artworks. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal has not been influenced by western culture.
Drive back to your hotel in the afternoon. Free on your own.
|Day 9: Leave Kathmandu to your next destination (B)|
|Hotel check-out & pick-up based on your flight info, then transfer you to the airport to catch your flight home/next destination. Lovely tour ends!|
1. Breakfasts and lunches indicated in the tour schedule
2. Private vehicle in Beijing, Tibet and Nepal
3. Private, well-trained English-speaking tour guides in Beijing, Tibet and Nepal
4. 8 nights’ accommodation at local 3-star hotel in each city
5. All entrances fees as listed above
6. Tibet Entry Permit
7. Airfares from Beijing to Lhasa and Lhasa to Kathmandu
8. Free-bottled mineral water each day in vehicle
1. Single room supplement
2. Tips to the guide and driver (optional)
3. Any meals not mentioned above. About $6/meal/person in Tibet and Nepal
4. Any fees not mentioned above