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Tibet train Journey with Monasteries & Lakes Sightseeing of Lhasa

Tibet train Journey with Monasteries & Lakes Sightseeing of Lhasa
Visits: Beijing-Tibet railway-Lhasa-Namtso Lake-Lhasa
Days: 7 days Trip Available: You choose
Beijing-Tibet railway-Lhasa-Namtso Lake-Lhasa-leave Tibet/Main Resorts: Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Barkhor street,Sera monastery, Drepung monastery, Namtso Lake Best time to travel: Early May to late October
Day 01-03 Train Beijing to Lhasa(45 hours train ride)

Take Train T27, depart from Beijing at 21:30 on Day1, arrive in Lhasa at 18:38 on Day3. With wonderful window excursion along Qinghai-Tibet Railway, you will see land of snows, desert, grassland, ice mountain and travel along the lakeside which will strongly go to your heart.

Day 04-05 Two full days of Sightseeing inside Lhasa(B)

Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery.

The first two days you are in Tibet will be put towards sightseeing inside Lhasa, to visit fabulous and typical Buddhist and historic sites.

In Potala palace, you can explore the grandest of this myriad chapels, its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens(stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of mandala, figures of the Buddha You will visit 3 important monasteries in Lhasa, the first and foremost is Johkang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism, attracts pilgrims all over Tibetan Area, built during songtsen gonpo's reign by princess wencheng of tang dynasty, 647 A.D. the other two Monasteries Sera and Drepung Monastery locate in suburb of Lhasa, are hosted by hundreds of Monks, learning, praying, studying, living there. The famous Monks debiting is held in the courtyard of Sera Monastery in the afternoon.

You will also explore the circular pilgrim route barkhor while traveling at Johkang Temple, to contact local folks here, and if possible purchase some traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and tradition tibetan clothes etc.

Day 06 One day Lake sightseeing out of Lhasa (B)

Lhasa/Namtso Lake/ Lhasa ( 450km for round trip , asphalt road in good condition)

In the morning around 08:00am, we leave Lhasa to Namtso Lake. On the way you will go cross the huge grassland of Naqu with the Nyenchen Thanglha snow mountain range aside. Namtso Lake, one of the holist lakes in Tibet , also the highest salt lake in the world, lies on the foot of Nyechen Thanglha Mountain. And it comes into your sight when you reach the Pass of Nyechen Thanglha. You may take a very relax walk around the lake side and Tashi Island where was drawn some ancient cliff painting in caves. As for the altitude is as high as 5200m, it is uncomfortable to live by the Lake, we usually drive back to Lhasa in the afternoon. 

Day 07 Lhasa airport dropping off(B)

Morning time Lhasa airport/Train staion dropping off, end tour

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