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9 Days Lijiang, Chengdu and Lhasa Namtso Tour

9 Days Lijiang, Chengdu and Lhasa Namtso Tour

Overview:

This 9-day Yunnan and Tibet tour offers you an opportunity to enjoy the main attractions in Lijiang, Chengdu and holy Lhasa city. This tour is a popular route for tourists to enjoy different landscapes and cultures in different places in China.

Itinerary

Day 1: Lijiang Arrival

Welcome to Lijiang! Our tour guide will greet you at the airport and then transfer you to your hotel in Lijiang.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Lijiang Ancient Town which is listed to the world cultural heritage list in 1997.

Overnight stay in Lijiang

Day 2: Lijiang Tour

After breakfast, your tour guide will take you to climb Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Remember to bring your down jacket to prevent you from the cold temperature even in summer.

Then you will visit the Black Dragon Pool built in Qing Dynasty. You can enjoy the famous Moon-Embracing Pavilion.

Overnight stay in Lijiang

Day 3: Fly to Chengdu from Lijiang

In the morning, you will board a flight to Chengdu. Have a short rest in your hotel. In the afternoon, you will visit the Wide and Narrow Alley where you can enjoy the tea and local tasty food, and buy some handicrafts.

Overnight stay in Chengdu

Day 4: Chengdu Tour

After breakfast, you will drive about 30 minutes to Chengdu Panda Breeding and Research Center, where you can have a close contact with panda babies. In the afternoon, you will back to Chengdu downtown and visit the Jin Li Street. Then the rest of time is free and you can have a small walk around the street. Then drive back to your hotel.

Overnight stay in Chengdu

Day 5: Fly to Lhasa from Chengdu

Today you will reach Lhasa by flight. After taking several hours’ flight, you need to have a good rest in your hotel to adapt the change of altitude in a short time. You will greet your Tibet tour guide in the airport, and then be transferred to your hotel in Lhasa.

Overnight stay in Lhasa

Day 6: Lhasa Tour

Today, you will first visit the Potala Palace which is the winter palace for the Dalai Lama. You can visit many valuable collections inside. And the most valuable collection is the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas.

In the afternoon, you will visit the Jokhang Temple which is spiritual center of the Tibetan Buddhism in Tibet. You will find many pilgrims do kora around the monastery. And the Barkhor Street is close to the Jokhang Temple. It is a traditional Tibetan market, and you can enjoy the Tibetan Opera and buy some local souvenirs here.

Overnight stay in Lhasa

Day 7: Lhasa to Namtso Lake

In the morning, you will drive to Namtso Lake. You can see the Nyenchen Thanglha and nomads tents. Namtso Lake is one of the four great holy lakes in Tibet and the highest salt lake in the world. You can have a short trek around the lake side.

Overnight stay in a guesthouse around Namtso

Day 8: Namtso Lake back to Lhasa via Yampachen

Have your breakfast at the lake shore, and then drive to Dumxung. In the afternoon, you can take a bath in Yangpachen hot spring. It is very comfortable. Then drive back to Lhasa.

Overnight stay in Lhasa

Day 9: Lhasa Departure

Your tour guide will send you to the airport or railway station and see you off.



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