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Train Travel Escape From Chongqing To Lhasa - 6 Days

NO. MY834
Private TourDuration: 6 Day Print
Feature: Travel by train to Tibet allows you to get more "personal" view about the real beauty of the landscapes of this mysterious region.
Train Travel Escape From Chongqing To Lhasa - 6 Days
Now you can take a Tibet train tour on the world's highest railway known as 'Qinghai-Tibet Railway'. Although traveling to Tibet via railway does take more time than by plane, it gives you much more enjoyment of the wonderful landscapes and a unique experience on the thousands of miles traveling on the roof of the world. On this tour, we will visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, etc. in Lhasa. Yamzho Yumco Lake and Palkor Temple are the scenic spots will be visited in Gyantse. And in Shigatse there is the Tashilumpo Temple which is the traditional seat of successive Panchen Lamas.

Train Travel Escape From Chongqing To Lhasa - 6 DaysItinerary

  • Chongqing to Lhasa

    Meal: None
    Accommodation: Train
    Train T222 (Chongqing Railway Station - Lhasa Railway Station) Dep. 19:55 – Arr.16:50.
    Our guide will send the ticket to your hotel.
    Day 1
  • Overnight Train

    Meal: None
    Accommodation: Train
    Through the roof of the world on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau railway train, you will not only enjoy the beautiful natural scenery of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, but also experience the religious atmosphere of Tibetan Culture.
    Day 2
  • Overnight train to Lhasa

    Meal: None
    Accommodation: Lhasa
    You will arrive in Lhasa at 6:30pm,our guide will meet you at the station and transfer to your hotel.
    Special note: You are kindly advised to have a good rest in your hotel for acclimatizing the high altitude and please avoid strenuous exercise.
    Day 3
  • Lhasa

    Meal: None
    Accommodation: Lhasa
    Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m )built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Visit Barkhore Street in the evening.
    Day 4
  • Lhasa

    Meal: None
    Accommodation: Lhasa
    Full day sightseeing takes you to Sera Monastery (3 hours), located in the northern suburbs of Lhasa. It is a complex of 4 structures; the Great Assembly Hall and three colleges. It was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey of Sakya Yeshe of Zel Gungtang (1355–1435), a disciple of Tsongkhapa. 'Sera' means wild roses and was called this because the monastery was surrounded by wild roses. One of the three main monasteries of Lhasa, it is here that the monks "famous daily debates" take place.
    Tips: Every day (except Mondays) at 15:00, there is a debate about Buddhist doctrines among the monks at Sera Monastery. The debating is held in the grounds and is a necessary way of learning sutras and scriptures. Visitors can watch the debate, but it is advised to keep quiet.
    Then take a visit to Drepung Monastery which is the largest of the monastery of the Gelug Sect in Tibet. After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertainment.
    Day 5
  • Lhasa to Chongqing--Flight No. TBA

    Meal: None
    Accommodation: None
    Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa)
    Day 6
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Train Travel Escape From Chongqing To Lhasa - 6 DaysNote

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