2-Day Gyantse and Shigatse Tour from Lhasa

Lhasa, Tibet, China
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2-Day Gyantse and Shigatse Tour from Lhasa
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  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • All entrance fees included


Day 1: Lhasa to Shigatse (No meals)
An English-speaking guide will meet you at the designated location come 9:30am and begin the drive to Gyantse. Along the way, you will pass over the Gampala pass and get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso. The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, the highest mountain near Lhasa. Then, head westward along the lake and drive towards Gyantse, historically Tibet's third largest city. See the famous Pelkor Monastery, the largest stupa, then continue to Shigatse. Check-in to your hotel and relax for the night upon your arrival.
Overnight: Shigatse

Day 2: Shigatse to Lhasa (B)
Visit the famous Tashi Lhunpo Monastery in the morning, where you will see the largest well-preserved statue of Jamapa. This monastery is the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. In the afternoon, begin your 6-hour drive back to Lhasa, where you will be returned to your original meeting point.


  • Overnight accommodation
  • Small-group (maximum of 12)
  • Local guide
  • Entrance fees
  • One breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Tibet Travel Permit (USD$50/person)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address in one city of China.
  • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas in advance
  • Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
  • A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the travelling period
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required (If customer is willing to join the group tour, a people can also book this tour.)
  • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • Minimum age is 3 years
  • Supplier may use transport by train in substitution for the vehicle
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

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