Day 01: Fly
to Lhasa airport and transfer 95 kilometer to the hotel, It takes
2 hours to Lhasa through the Yerlung Tsangpo and Lhasa Kyichu
river. O/n in Hotel.
Day 02: Morning visit Potala
palace, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. It was
built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later
renovated by the 5th Dalailama in the 17th century. Afternoon
visit Sera monastery 5 kilometer north of Lhasa City, It was built
in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, and the founder
of the Gelugpa sect. Sera is one of the three major monasteries
of yellow sect in Tibet. O/n in hotel.
Day 03: Morning visit Drepung
monastery, which is the largest Monastery of the Gelugpa sect
in Lhasa, It was built in 1416 by Jamyang chojie a disciple of
Tsongkhapa. Afternoon visit Jokhang Tempal and Barkhor market,
this is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue
of Shakyamuni Buddha, which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese
princess Wenchen. O/n in hotel.
Day 04: Drive Lhasa to Samye
monastery, which is 170 kilometers from Lhasa and it takes 5 hours
driving through the Yarlung Tsangpo river and a beautiful view
of countryside along the way, you will get to ferry that will
carry you across the Yarlung Tsangpo river to visit Samye Monastery,
which is a sacred place for Tibetan Buddhist follower to make
their meditation, the geographical formation is clean and fantastic
and almost all the high ranking Lamas in Tibetan history used
to be here for their mortification. O/n camping.
Day 05: Drive Samye to Voka
valley, you can see several hot springs in this area, which is
said to be helpful for many kinds of diseases. Visit some of most
important Gelugpa Sect monasteries such as cholung and chosang
monasteries. O/n camp
Day 06: Hire horses or yaks
from Pejing in Voka valley, walk up about 7 hours to Amando, you
will find some of black nomadís tents. O/n camping.
Day 07: From Amando walk up
with yaks about 1/2 hour to the Gyelung La (4968m), about 4 hours
trek to Chokorgye Monastery, built in 1509 by the 2nd Dalai Lama
Gendan Gyatso. O/n camping
07: Trek 4 hours from Chokorgyer to the Oracle Lake Lhamo
Latso. Every Dalai Lama and Panchen Lama had come here at least
once in their life for researching future. O/n camping.
Day 08: Return to Chokorgyer
from the lake. It takes 3 hours walk. O/n camping.
Day 09: Drive about 210 km to
Tsedang, on the way visit Dakpo Tratsang monastery this is originally
a Karma Karggu sect monastery. In late 17th century it was converted
to the Gelukpa sect.
Day 10: Morning visit chionggye
kingís tomb and afternoon visit Tibetan first -palace Yumbulakhang,
which is situated about 8 kilometer south of Tradruk The design
of Yumbulakhang indicates that it was originally a fortress, narrow
at the top and broad at the bottom, also this was the palace where
the Yarlung Dynasty Came from. From the top of Yumbulakhang palace
we can see fabulous views Of Yarlung Valley. O/n in hotel.
Day 11: Departure to Tsedang
for airport to connect your flight for next destination.