11/12 DAYS Tibet - Qinghai Railway Explore + Nyingchi (CXNTL)
Valid for travel from Apr 2020 onwards
Attractive highlights :
  • HIGHLIGHT

    • SIGHTSEEING TRAIN: starts at Xining and ends at Lhasa, soft sleeper
    • Potala Palace - One of the wonders of eastern architecture
    • Qinghai Lake - the largest salt lake in China
    • Namtso Lake - the largest lake in Tibet, and the world’s highest lake
    • A Magnificent Glacier - Kharola Glacier
    •  Lulang Forest - Top alpine scenery of Tibet
  • SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

    • Upon arrival at Tibet, doctors will be present to provide professional advice. 
    • There will be free oxygen containers on board the coach in Tibet to provide oxygen in any case needed.
    • A bottle of mineral water will be provided daily during the journey. 
  • DELICACIES

    • Highland Mushroom Steamboat
    • Tibetan style Western Meal
    • Tibetan Tsampa
    • Butter Tea
    • Yak meat  
    • Tibetan style Yogurt
    • BBQ Flavour
    • International Buffet
    • Highland Barley Wine
    • Tibetan flavour + Tibetan song and dance performances

DAY 1: Singapore - Chengdu (or other city)

Assemble at Changi International Airport for your flight to Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan province. Upon arrival, check in to hotel for a good rest.

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 2: Chengdu - Xining (Local altitude is about 2295m.)

Morning take domestic flight to Xining, and visit the Great Mosque (Dongguan Qingzhen Dasi), which is not only the most ancient religious complex in town, but also one of the most important mosques in northwest China.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

DAY 3: Xining – Qinghai Lake – Lhasa (Local altitude is about 3650m.)

After breakfast,we will visit the Kumbum (Ta’er) Monastery; its architecture infuses Han and Tibetan style,   Next, proceed toQinghai Lake which is the shrine lake of the Tibetans. To see the Sun and Moon Hill from afar. We can also see the Sun Pavilion, Moon Pavilion and the Daotang River.Then return to Xining and take the most luxurious Sightseeing Train to Lhasa where we will spend a night on the train.

Meals Plan: Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: Lhasa

The most luxurious Sightseeing Train crosses the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which starts at Xining and ends at Lhasa. Many stations are built near scenery spots. The most primitive vast highland scenery accompanies you throughout the train ride; see Mt. Kunlun, Kekexili, and the Qinhai-Tibet Grassland and more. The route: Xining – Gelmud – Tuotuo River – Amdo – Nagqu – Damxung – Lhasa. The meal on the train is at your own expense. After about 22hrs of travelling, we will arrive at the Sunlight City – Lhasa, a saint city with 1300 years of history. Take a good rest to acclimatize to the 3650m altitude.

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5: Lhasa

After breakfast, visit Lhasa's landmark, Potala Palace, a structure that deserves a place as one of the wonders of eastern architecture; Jokhang Temple, the most revered religious structure in Tibet; Barkhor, Lhasa's pilgrimage

circuit. This area is both the spiritual heart of Lhasa and the main commercial district for Tibetans; the famous “Yellow House” Makye Ame.

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 6: Lhasa – Namtso Lake – Lhasa (Local altitude is about 4718m.)

Today highlight definitely will be: Namtso Lake, the largest lake in Tibet, and the world’s highest lake. The melted snow and ice of the Nyenchen Tangula Mountains from the main water supply of Namtso Lake. Thereafter back Lasha, enroute to watch Nyenchen Tanglha Mountains from far.

*Notes: Namtso Lake will be replaced by Drepung Monastery & Lin Norbulingka if weather not permits. *

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 7: Lhasa –Gyantse – Shigatse (Local altitude is about 5000m.)

After breakfast, drive 110km to visit Yamdroktso- one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Seen from the summit of Kambala pass, the lake is a fabulous shade of deep turquoise. Leaving Yamdroktso is as spectacular as arriving, since we will cross the 5045m Kharola, with its awesome roadside views of the Nojin Kangtsang Glacier. In the afternoon, we will go to Gyantse to visit the Kumbum Monastery there. After that, make our way to Shigatse. (Shigatse altitude is about 3860m.)     

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8: Shigatse – Lhasa

In the morning, visit the residence of Panchen Lama, the Tashilunpo Monastery. Inside, we can see the Divine Pagoda of Panchan Lama. After visiting this magnificent monastery, head back to Lhasa along the Yarlong Tseangpo River, enjoying the great landscape en route.

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9: Lhasa – Nyingchi

After breakfast drive over the Mila Pass, which is 5013 meters above sea level head to Nyingchi.  Nyingchi is also called “the Jiangnan of Tibet”. It is a fantastic place with charming natural scenery, like green mountain slopes, snow-capped peaks and crystal-clear rivers, as well as the Yarlung Zangbo Grand Canyon. On the way, we will see the Baksum Tso Lake, which is named as “Little Swissland” .The water is famous for its pure and crystal clean that fish can be seen even deep below the surface and the surrounding green trees are reflected in the lake surface, very impressive to see a lake could be so pure like this. Transfer to Bayi Town for night accommodation.

Meals Plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10: Nyingchi

Morning to go to visit the Old Pine which is about 2500 years-old. And then transfer to visit the Sejila Forest Park - the best view point for Nanjabarwa mountain, alsohave a chance to enjoy the unbelievable azalea flowers sea, it blossoms from the middle period of April to the end of June every year. Lulang forestry, is a typical plateau mountain meadow featuring stunning alpine scenery. Nestled between the mountains and glaciers, it has an elevation of 3700 meters, consisting of vast expanse of plants, villages and variety of vegetation.

Meals Plan: Breakfast

DAY 11: Nyingchi - Chengdu (or other city) - Singapore

After breakfast transfer to airport for your domestic flight to Chengdu. Upon arrival, self-transfer for your international flight back to Singapore. We hope you have enjoyed your vacation with CTC Travel.

 

Noted: If your flight has not received on the same day of international flights, we will extend one night in the transit city,DAY 12 TAKE YOUR INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT BACK TO SINGAPORE. Lunch and dinner are no provide.

REMARKS

  • Taxes / Flight schedule subject to change.
  • Tour subject to confirmation.
  • 1) Compulsory Additional Tour: RMB 600/adult, RMB 460/child (below 1.2m): Include: Live stage show Princess Wencheng + Tibetan Mastiff farm + Yak Museum. If Princess Wencheng stop performing, it will be replaced by Monks Debatng Court, rate become RMB460/adult, RMB360/child
  • 2) Xining Optional Tour: RMB 200/adult, RMB 180/child (below 1.2m). Include: Dan Gar Ancient City + Riyue Mountain scenic area
  • 3) Chengdu Optional Tour: RMB 380/adult; RMB 280/child (below 1.2m): Include: Wide and Narrow Alley + Health hot pot + Huanhuaxi Park
  • 4) Tipping: Tibet tour recommended RMB30 per person per day.
  • 5) There are 2 shopping stops within whole journey.
  • 6) Soft sleeper (4 persons per cabin) will be arranged on the sightseeing train for the journey from Xining to Lhasa, however according to the railway operation conditions, if soft sleeper is not able to confirm, we will go ahead to book hard sleeper (6 persons one cabin) for the passengers with / without prior notice, a refund of the price difference between soft and hard sleeper will be given to our customers, ie SGD110 per person.
  • 7) Customers with severe hypertension or cardiac problems are advised to refrain from joining the tour or seek professional advice before joining.
  • 8) In the event of unforeseen circumstances, CTC processes full discretion to change the tour sequence or cancel some itineraries. The company will not be responsible for any extra expenses occur due to the above situations. For any discrepancies in the English and Chinese versions of the itinerary, please use the Chinese copy as reference.
Departures  &  price :
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  • Peak season charges and all other relevent surcharges are not included
  • Tours and meals sequence are subject to changes without prior notice
  • All bookings require a minimum deposit of $500-$1000 per person (depending on destination).
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  • All extensions and deviations are strictly on request and are subject to seat availability, airline rules and regulations
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  • Child Prices vary and are determined by : Child with bed (1 child sharing room with 2 adults); Child without bed ( 2 children sharing room with 2 adults, 1 child with bed & 1 child without bed); Child Half Twin (1 child sharing room with 1 adult).
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