9 DAYS YUNNAN – TIBET TOUR

D1 MANILA – CANTON - LIJIANG (D)

Crowne Plaza 5*

Fly to Lijiang with transit in Canton via CZ3092 1155 / 1415 & MU5734 1710 / 1955. Upon arrival, meet the local guide then transfer for dinner and check in the hotel.

 

D2 LIJIANG (BLD)

Crowne Plaza 5*

After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to take a cable car ride up to Yunshanping Meadow of Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. Visit Bai Shui He with battery car (Or take the cable car up to 3356 meters deponding on the weather). Then, enjoy an “Impression Lijiang” show up at Yulong Snow Mountain. Afer, have lunch and tour Mu Family Mansion and take a walking tour of the ancient Dayan Town, a UNESCO world heritage site, where the houses are wood-and-earth structures with tiled roofs and flower-filled courtyards. Then transfer back down and go to a local restaurant before going back to the hotel.

 

D3 LIJIANG – SHANGRILA (BLD)

Songtsam Retreat at Shangri-La 5*

After breakfast in the hotel, check out and visit the renowned Black Dragon Pool with its Moon Embracing Pavilion. Then drive to Shangri-la, which is called the "Eden in dream". It first appeared in British novelist James Hilton's ‘Lost Horizon’ in 1939. Along the ancient Tea & Horse trade track, it is a beautiful 100 mile drive via Tiger Leaping Gorge, with an average altitude of more than 10,000 feet. Tour Du Ke Zong Old Town upon arrival before transferring for dinner and checking in the hotel.

 

D4 SHANGRILA – LHASA (BLD)

Kai Yuan Hotel Vip Building 5*

After breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to the airport for your flight to Lhasa. Upon arrival, meet the local guide and transfer for lunch before going to the hotel to check in. There, have some time to rest to acclimatize yourself to the high altitude. After, transfer for dinner and then enjoy some Tibetan song and dance performances before going back to the hotel.

(Reminder: do not do strenuous exercises, do not bathe, do not overeat, drink plenty of water and have lots of rest)

 

D5 LHASA (BLD) 

Kai Yuan Hotel Vip Building 5*

After breakfast in the hotel, take your sightseeing tour of Lhasa by visiting Potala Palace and exploring the grandest of this myriad chapels where you will experience it's audience halls, jeweled and Golden burial chortens (stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and a tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of mandala, etc. After, visit the Tibet Museum which will introduce you to the glorious culture of Tibet. Then have lunch before visiting Jokhang Temple, the holiest temple in Tibet. After, go to Barkhor Street where you can buy or appreciate traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and tradition tibetan clothes etc. Then transfer for dinner before going back to the hotel.

(Reminder: Temple of incense could make you feel uncomfortable. You may want to prepare a mask. Bajiao street stall is full of fake and shoddy material. When buying be careful, so as not to be deceived)

 

D6 LHASA - YAMDROTSO LAKE - GYANGTSE - SHIGATSE (BLD)

Shigatse Wangren International (4-5* Best hotel in Shigatse)

After breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to Shigatse passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-Tso Lakes and Karo-La Glacier roadside at 4960m. You will be moving westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, the area spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. Have lunch along the way as you pass by Yamdro-tso Lake and Kubum monastery in Gyantse. Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like a coiling scorpion, deep blue in its color and Kubum monastery has a 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown like a golden dome. Upon arrival, transfer for dinner and check in the hotel.

(Reminder:  Urban elevation of Shigatse is 150 meters higher than Lhasa so same reminder as Lhasa.)

 

D7 SHIGATSE – LHASA (BLD)

St. Regis Hotel 5*

After breakfast in the hotel, check out and transfer to visit Tashilumpo Monastery. Tashilumpo, sprawls on the slops of Mt. Niser, and is southwest of Shigatse where there are many valuable and rare historical articles in the monastery. Then transfer for lunch and drive back to Lhasa via a different route. Upon arrival in Lhasa, visit the Tibet Museum and Tibetan Mastiff base. Then transfer for dinner before checking in the hotel.

 

D8 LHASA – BEIJING (B)

King Grand Hotel (New 5*)

After breakfast in the hotel, have some free time before checking out and transferring for lunch. Then transfer to the airport for your flight to Beijing via CZ3184 1525 / 2120. Upon arrival, meet the local guide and transfer to hotel to check in. Enjoy the rest of the evening free for leisure.  Dinner on own arrangement.

 

D9 BEIJING - MANILA (B) 

After breakfast in the hotel, have some free time before checking out and transferring to the airport for your flight to Manila via CZ377 1615 / 2230.

 

INCLUSIONS:

  • International Airfare via China Southern
  • Canton - Lijang // Shangrila - Lhasa - Beijing Domestic Airfare
  • Hotel Accomodation with inside hotel breakfast
  • Altitude sickness medicine
  • Professional doctor during high altitude
  • One bottled water daily per pax
  • Oxygen bottle everyday
  • Local tour manager
  • English speaking local guide
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips

 

ADDITIONAL COSTS:

  • Airline Taxes (subject to change due to fuel cost)
  • Philippine Travel Tax (Php 1,620.00)
  • China VISA fee
    • Philippine Passport Holders (Php 1,600.00)
    • Foreign Passport Holders (Php 1,900.00)
    • US Passport Holders (Php 6,800.00)

 

RESTRICTIONS:

  • No bookings have been made and all bookings are subject to availability
  • In the event that any of the above hotels mentioned are not confirmed, Mulan will try to find a similar hotel if not, better