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Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour: Train from Beijing

Discover one the world’s most wild and ruggedly beautiful regions on this seamless, 5-night tour from Beijing to Lhasa, Tibet. Set off in the evening from Beijing and choose a hard-sleeper or soft-sleeper compartment; during your 2-night journey, you’ll pass by some of China’s most remarkable scenery. Upon arrival in Lhasa, enjoy a welcome dinner and settle in at your accommodation. Spend the remaining time exploring the region’s highlights, from the Potala Palace (once home of the Dalai Lama) and Jokhang Temple to the Drepung and Sera Monasteries.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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USD800.00
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Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple

Travel with ease between two of Tibet’s top attractions on an 8-hour tour of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple from Lhasa. Head first to Potala Palace  — World Heritage site and the highest palace in the world — and take a guided tour of the ornate Red and White palaces. See, too, the UNESCO-listed Jokhang Temple, a 7th-century structure that exemplifies Tibetan Buddhist architecture. Small-group tour limited to 12 people.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD220.00
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Day Tour: Tibet Ganden Monastery

In this full-day tour from Lhasa you’ll visit cultural treasures at the Ganden Monastery, and experience amazing mountain scenery on the drive there. The 15th-century monastery is located at almost 12,500 feet (3800 metres) on Wangpori Mountain, so visiting is a good way to experience the Tibetan mountains without the strain of trekking in them!
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Qinghai Lake Day Tour

Enjoy the sort of intimate insights into local life that are only possible with a guide on this door-to-door small-group tour of Qinghai Lake. Learn about life by this saltwater lake first-hand from local Tibetan nomads, hike up to 12,139 feet (3,700 meters), capture photos from a viewpoint, and enjoy a picnic lunch. Please note: tour excludes entrance fees.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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USD126.00
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Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour by Train from Shanghai

Travel along one of the world’s most spectacular rail routes during this multi-day, train adventure from Shanghai to Lhasa. Pass by stunning mountain views and scenic provincial villages as you head deep off the beaten track. In Lhasa, you’ll enjoy time to hit the highlights, from the UNESCO-listed Potala Palace to Tibetan handicraft stalls. The tour includes four-star accommodation and visits to two of Tibet’s most fabled monasteries.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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USD775.00
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Day Trip: Tibet Samye Monastery

Visit the sacred Samye Monastery on a day-long tour from Lhasa. Surrounded by stunning scenery, the site was the first Buddhist monastery to be built in Tibet. Learn about its lauded mandala design and admire a variety of Asian architectural styles as you explore with a guide. Admission fees are included, but Tibet travel permits are at your own expense and must be arranged with the local supplier 20 days before you travel.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp

Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp is a journey to experience the beauty of Tibetan landscape and to understand the rich culture of its people. This 9-day adventure starts from Kathmandu followed by Nyalam, Dingri, Shegar then the base camp of the world's highest peak, Mt. Everest followed by visits to Shigatse, Gyantse and finally to Lhasa. During our Kathmandu to Lhasa Tour via Everest Base Camp, we also explore the mystical Yamdrok Tso Lake, conquer a few high passes, and visit popular Tibetan monasteries like Sakya, Tashilhunpo, Shalu, Sera and Rongbuk, the world's highest monastery, all the while being surrounded by the magnetic allure of the Himalayas. If you wish to go back to Kathmandu on our way home, Himalayan Glacier advises you to fly to Lhasa instead and make an overland trip from Lhasa to Kathmandu. This will help us with acclimatization in high altitudes and prevent us from acquiring any AMS symptoms.
  • Duration: 9 days
  • Duration: 9 days
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