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Full-Day Tour of Ulaanbaatar With Museum and Black-market

Explore the highlights of Ulaanbaatar on a full fay tour with a local guide. Start with a visit to the National History Museum of Mongolia, followed by a visit to Gandan Monastery, the most important Buddhist site in Mongolia. Fuel up with a traditional Mongolian lunch, then it's on to the famous Black Market for some shopping for everything from horse saddles to traditional Mongolian clothing. The finale is a visit to a local cashmere and wool factory where you can purchase garments made from the hair of Mongolian goats. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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US$75.00
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Private Day Tour of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple in Lhasa Including Lunch

See Lhasa's two main attractions on this 9-hour private tour to Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. You'll learn about the area's rich history and see collections of artifacts with a private guide. Lunch is included.
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$580.00
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Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa

Discover one of Tibet’s most important landmarks one this half-day tour of the Potala Palace. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Potala Palace was home to the Dalai Lama until 1959. Today, the enormous structure—which has more than 1,000 rooms—is one of Tibet’s top attractions. Meet your guide directly in your hotel lobby, and transfer via taxi to the palace. You’ll have several hours to explore before returning via taxi to your hotel.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$266.00
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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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US$775.00
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Pilgrimage Journey to Mount Kailash for the Saga Dawa Festival

We experience one of the most authentic living traditions in the world, namely the Buddhist culture of the Himalayas, on a pilgrimage journey to the holy land of Tibet. The countless blessings from the accumulation of merit of the many yogis and yoginis who have practiced the path of awakening here for centuries, seep out of every monastery and shrine in Tibet. On this pilgrimage journey we travel to Mount Kailash in the Western part of the country, regarded by Tibetan Buddhist masters in the Himalayan region as one of the holiest mountains on our planet.
  • Duration: 16 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 16 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$3,700.00
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Small-Group 5-Night Lhasa Tour: Train from Chengdu

Explore the rich culture and architecture of this beautiful Himalayan city on a railway adventure from Chengdu. Enjoy two overnight stays aboard the Qinghai Tibet Train while cruising through northwest China’s picturesque scenery, then tour Lhasa’s landmark sites with an informative local guide. Visit landmarks like the White and Red palaces, Jokhang Temple, and the Drepung Monastery. Enjoy accommodations in 4-star hotels and some complimentary meals.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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US$750.00
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7-Day Private Tibet Tour: Lhasa, Gyangtse, and Shigatse

Explore Tibet on a private 7-day tour that starts in Lhasa and continues to the important cities of Gyantse and Shigatse. Travel with an experienced guide through Lhasa to see Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Street. After three days, head to Gyantse, stopping at beautiful Yamdrok Lake before arrival in Gyantse where you take in Palkhor Monastery. Keep going to Shigatse to tour the Tashilhunpo Monastery and the New Palace of Panchen (Summer Palace of the Panchen Lamas) before returning to Lhasa.
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Duration: 7 days
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US$1,424.00
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4-Night Lhasa and Samye Monastery Discovery

With its combination of dramatic natural scenery and culture steeped in traditions, Tibet is a journey few travelers make but none regret. Discover the beauty of Tibet's nature and culture on this 4-night tour, which includes visits to top Lhasa attractions as well as the Samye Monastery and the Yarlung Tsangpo River. This tour includes your Tibet Travel Permit, as well as all meals, accommodations, and guided sightseeing experiences as per itinerary.
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Duration: 5 days
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US$627.74
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2-Day Gyantse and Shigatse Tour from Lhasa

This two-day tour to Gyantse and Shigatse from Lhasa is the easy way to visit these must-see Tibetan cities. Your English-speaking local guide will tell you all about the history of these two important places, which are full of cultural sites such as temples and monasteries. On the comfortable overland journey, you’ll get the chance to see the beautiful Tibetan plains and mountains. Tour starts from and returns to Lhasa, for your convenience.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Duration: 2 days
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US$350.00
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5-Night Lhasa City Private Tour

This 5 nights Lhasa City private tour showcases the finest Tibetan Culture that is deeply rooted in Buddhism and various ethnic traditions. During this private tour, not only you will witness mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, but also explore the residence of the Dalai Lamas - Potala Palace. In addition, learn more about the spiritual practice of Tibetans by visiting Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Ganden Monastery, and Drak Yerpa Monastery. Moreover, immerse yourself in local lifestyle by spending one night at a home-stay in the famous birth place of the 33rd Tibetan King - Songtsan Gampo, Gyama Village and mingle at a local household for an organic Tibetan meal. 
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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US$694.00
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3-Night Lhasa Sightseeing Group Tour Including Welcome Meal

This 4 days sightseeing group tour from Lhasa is perfect for those who have a smaller budget, yet still want a high quality tour of Tibet. Despite being priced for budget travelers, 3 of your 3 nights in Tibet are at 3-Star, Tibetan-owned hotels which is currently one of the very few group tours in Tibet that offers such high quality hotels at a budget price! In addition, your English-speaking Tibetan expert guide will help you learn more about the unique culture and religion of Tibet.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$400.00
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Central Tibet Monastery 6-Day Tour to Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse

Journey around the Tibetan region in China on this 6-day tour to Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse, including five nights of accommodations and all transport. Visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Tashilhunpo Monastery, and Pelkor Chode Monastery. Wander Barkhor Street, see the 1,300-year-old Jokhang Temple, stop at Yamdrok Lake, and catch sight of the UNESCO-listed Potala Palace, which used to be home to the Dalai Lama.
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Duration: 6 days
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US$1,175.55
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Private 4-Day Lhasa Tour Combo Package

Experience Lhasa over four days with this private tour experience. Pickup and drop-off at the airport or train station are provided on Day 1 and Day 4. On Day 2 and Day 3, enjoy tours with a private guide to Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace, Ganden Monastery, and Sera Monastery. Lunch is included on Days 2 and 3; all other meals are at your own expense. Please note, hotel accommodation is not included or arranged; you must book your accommodation on your own.
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Duration: 4 days
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US$790.00
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