7-day Tibet Adventure Small Group Tour

Travel and tour with the like-minded tourists, enjoy the nature, challenge yourself, and in-touch Tibetan culture.

>>Tour Route: Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Samding Monastery-Tolung Valley-Lhasa

>>Tour Length: 6 nights & 7 days

>>Trip Features:

  1. Diverse activities: enjoy the special culture of Tibetans who are the closest people to the Sun, spectacular scenic views, trekking in to the nature, bicycling on the high plateau, trishaw riding in the street of the capital, and overstaying in a wild in tents.
  2. Flexibility: you can enjoy the full organized activities, and also you can choose some of them.
  3. Characteristics: our unique and inclusive tour programs, for the tourists of 18-45 only. Meet your friends on the roof the world; make new friends in the process of the trip.
  4. Equipment: mountain bike, tents, sleeping bags, mattresses, and so on.

>>Day by day itinerary:

Day 1
Place & Transport: Arrive in Lhasa, get the first impression of Tibet
Today's Activities: Plane Ride
Meals: D
Detailed Itinerary: Arrive in Lhasa airport, capital of Tibet and be greeted by Tibetan English speaking guide in a traditional Tibetan way. And then drive to the city. Check-in at a tourist class hotel. Welcome dinner is Tibetan style food with Tibetan singing and dancing show.

Day 2
Place & Transport: Lhasa highlights escorted tour
Today's Activities: Trishaw Ride
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: Trishaw riding to visit the giant palace Potala Palace which serves as successive Dalai Lamas' winter residents, lunch is Nepali style food at Steakhouse near Bachor Street. Then go to the center of Buddhism named Jokhang Temple, and later on stroll in the famous bazaar Bachor Street which surrounds the Jokhang Temple. Enjoy the delicious Chinese Spicy food in a famous Sichuan Restaurant Jiang Paigu.

Potala Palace

Day 3
Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Cycling and Learning from Locals
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: Cycle to the countryside in the morning along the river, stay with Tibetans and turn yourself into a Tibetan for one day. You could learn how to make Tibetan joss stick or Tibetan porcelain, you could paint Thangka with Tibetan artisans, or you could learn how Tibetans turn the yak dung into a good fuel, or how they gather in the harvest, you also could make lunch with Tibetan families and learn how to make Tibetan flavor food Zanba and how to eat it… Different season, different activities. Enjoy the food made by yourself with the Tibetan families for lunch, the dinner is western style food in Snowland Restaurant.

Day 4
Place & Transport: Yamdrok Lake (alt.4040m)/Shigatse (alt.3850m)
Today's Activities: Trekking
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: After the previous days low-paced tour, from today and on we drive to the nature. Firstly drive to Yamdrok Lake, one of the four Tibetan respected lakes. Enjoy the turquoise lake, and distanced view of snow- capped mountain Nyanchi Khangsang, worth of a photograph. Stay there for hours where you can stroll along the bank of the lake, take photograph, and even you can meditate for a while. Picnic by the lake, and then driver forward along the country road to Aza Valley start our trekking there along Zhentso. After dinner, if weather permits, you could stroll along the lake, shooting fabulous scenery of sunset. Camp tonight, lying on the grass under the clear sky, enjoy the twinkle stars, enjoy the fragrance of the earth, enjoy your breath.

Lake Yamdrok

Day 5
Place & Transport: Samding Monastery
Today's Activities: Trekking
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: After enjoy the sunrising by the lake, drive to Samding Monastery, share the monastery food with monks, if lucky, you could see them chanting as well. Then drive back to Lhasa, taste Chinese hot pot at people's communes.

Day 6
Place & Transport: Tolung Valley
Today's Activities: Rafting and Horsing
Meals: B, L, D
Detailed Itinerary: Depart Lhasa in the morning and drive to Tolung Valley which is 8km away. After the safety talk and training, we start today's adventure- the Tolung Chu rafting. It is a fun whitewater adventure. It is a perfect introduction to whitewater rafting in Tibet, you will be required to paddle and move around the raft. There are approx. 3 hrs on the water. Lunch box. Then in the afternoon, leaving Lhasa at around 8am and drive around 1hr to the Dechen Valley where we meet our local horse guide and outfit the group. Horses are still used by many rural Tibetans to get around. To get a real experience of rural Tibetan life we must travel as the locals do, horse riding is also the perfect way to enjoy the dramatic landscape of the plateau. We spend 2-3 hours actually riding and leave plenty of time to meet local nomads and take photography. Explore more with your free time back to Lhasa.

Day 7
Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Train Ride
Meals: B
Detailed Itinerary: Start the amazing train journey this morning, the train runs right across the Tibetan plateau, offering us unlimited opportunities to witness the spectacular views of the Kunlun and Nyechen Tangula Mountain ranges, numbers of glaciers, lakes, nomad tents and their uncountable sheep and yaks dotted on immense grand land. It's another way to explore through the roof of the world. Tour services end, Tibet welcome you back forever!

Want to join in this wonderful tour? Just fill the simple inquiry form.

Price Quotation

Preferential Whole Package:


Departures
(dates omitted)

Tour Cost
(in RMB)

Tour Cost
(in USD)

Single Supplement
(in RMB)

Single Supplement
(in USD)

Apr. to Jun.
(Shoulder Season)

RMB4798

$738

RMB580

$89

Jul., Sept. & Oct.
(High Season)

RMB4975

$765

RMB700

$107

August
(Peak Season)

RMB5316

$818

RMB700

$107

Nov. to next Mar.
(Low Season)

RMB4650

$715

RMB460

$71

*Hotel Class: 3 Star Standard Hotel

* Special Notes:

  1. Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy. Tour cost in USD is subject to exchange rate of the day you book the tour. (Rate in chart is 1:6.5)
  2. We will charge you for 100USD per person as a deposit for booking the tour, we accept cash, credit card or West Union.
  3. Because you need original copy of the Tibet permits to board the plane, in this way, all the clients in one group who depart from the same city should take the same airplane. So please discuss with us first to fix the flight schedule before you issue the air tickets, sorry for any inconvenience it may cause.

The Whole Package Price Includes:


Item

Cost per person
(in RMB)

Cost per person
(in USD)

Single way between Lhasa and airport

RMB200

USD31

Single way between Lhasa and train station

RMB75

USD12



  1. Airport or train station transfer: The free airport pick-up is at 3:20 p.m. and see off is at 12:00 p.m., and train station see off is at 7:00 am. These are the most common times in and out of Lhasa, but if you would like to schedule a different time enter/leave Tibet we will be happy to arrange that at the following prices:
  2. Accommodation: 6 nights stay in comfortable 3 star standard hotels in Tibet, 1 night tent near Aza Valley.
  3. Meals: See detailed itinerary for complete listing.
  4. English Speaking Guide: All of our guides are local Tibetans with infectious smiles and a passion for sharing their homeland. From them you'll receive extensive information about the history, geography, culture, religion, traditions, art and music.
  5. Vehicle Rental & Driver: All of our vehicles are well maintained and safe. Our drivers are experienced in driving in the Tibetan landscape. Vehicle type will be arranged according to group size.
  6. Travel Permits: All Tibet traveling permits.
  7. Entrance Fees: All entrance fees listed in the itinerary.
  8. Trekking equipment such as tents, sleep bags, mattresses.
  9. Trekking service persons: a cook, and his dinning tent, cooking utensils, etc

The Whole Package Price Excludes:

  1. Transportation to and from Tibet.
  2. Other services of non-Tibet parts
  3. Private expense like laundry, IDD calls, drinks in the room, etc.
  4. Extra expenses incurred due to unexpected natural events (delays, road washouts, etc.)
  5. Meals not specified in the tour itinerary
  6. Tips for the tour guide and driver

Price of different days (join the group any time you like)
If you don't have so much time to enjoy the whole package, you could choose some activities in which you are interested, and the expenses are as follows:


Departures
(dates omitted)

Day 01

Day 02

Day 03

Day 04 & 05

Day 06

RMB

USD

RMB

USD

RMB

USD

RMB

USD

RMB

USD

Apr. to Jun.
(Shoulder Season)

460

71

735

113

525

81

1775

273

1490

229

Jul., Sept. & Oct.
(High Season)

535

82

755

116

545

84

1830

282

1535

236

August
(Peak Season)

530

82

775

119

565

87

1960

302

1590

245

Nov. to next Mar.
(Low Season)

430

66

615

95

505

78

1740

268

1455

224

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