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10 DAYS EASTERN TIBET PANORAMA

Dalin, Lulang, Rawu, Bome, Nyingchi & Basong Tso

Outdoor & Adventure, Off the Beaten

Highlights

  • Off the tourist trail into magnificent sceneries of less-visited Eastern Tibet
  • Trek Tibet’s largest glacier, the ancient blue Laigu glacier near Rawu Lake
  • Visit quaint remote villages of Yarlung Tsangpo valley, the world’s deepest canyon
  • Feast on iconic Lulang Stone Pot dinner with local Tricholoma matsutake
  • Stay in carefully-curated, brand new deluxe accommodations throughout
  • Peach blossom spring bloom (15 Mar-10 Apr) is a popular time to visit, but please note that Tibet is closed to foreigners every March

Discover the grandiose Eastern Tibet, where magnificent natural landscapes and quaint villages still reign supreme over its more touristed Western counterpart.

This program brings you across quaint villages at Yarlung Tsangpo valley, the matsutake-rich Lulang area with its Switzerland-like scenery, Tibet’s largest ancient glacier at Laigu area, sunset at the pilgrimage temple of Xiudeng, as well as excursions to alpine lakes of postcard-perfect Basong Tso and the little-known Duosong Tso.

Please note that Tibet is closed for foreigners during March. In winter, some remote areas may not be reachable during heavy snow period.

From

HKD 37,980 Per Person

10 Days 9 Nights

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Nyingchi / Dalin

Arrival in Nyingchi / Dalin
Dalin
Dinner included

Arriving in Nyingchi Mainling Airport, we will transfer to your boutique village hotel at Yarlung Tsangpo valley with magnificent view of Namcha Barwa peak. Take an easy rest for the day as your body acclimatize to the high altitude.

For foreigners, we recommend adding one night in Chengdu to arrange your Tibetan permit. We can also arrange pre-trip extension in Sichuan area for fantastic sceneries and panda encounters.

Altitude: 2,900m > 3,125m

Day 02 Dalin

Dalin
Dalin
Breakfast & Lunch included

Enjoy excursion to the remote Suosong, Yusong and Dalin villages at the Yarlung Tsangpo valley. The Yarlung Tsangpo is the world’s deepest canyon. It is beautiful for all seasons, but especially stunning during the peach flower spring bloom (15 Mar-10 Apr).

 Altitude: 3,125m

Day 03 Dalin / Lulang

Dalin / Lulang
Lulang
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Drive 45m/34km to the scenic Buddha Palm Dunes for a short hike. Thereafter, continue 3h/135km to Lulang via Sejila Mountain Pass (4,728m) where you can see the easternmost Himalayan peaks such as Namcha Barwa and Jala Bailei. Pass through the Lulang Sea of Flowers, dubbed the Switzerland of Tibet with its snow-capped mountains, cattle-dotted meadows and lush 80% forest coverage. Tonight’s dinner feast is Lulang Stone Pot Chicken with Tricholoma matsutake, an iconic Tibetan dish due to the rich spread of matsutake mushroom in the Lulang forest area.

 Altitude: 3,125m > 4,728m > 3,200m

Day 04 Lulang / Rawu

Lulang / Rawu
Rawu
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

If you feel like it, rise early for morning acclimatization hike to Zhaxigang Village (1-2h) at the foot of Jialabailei Summit. Thereafter, transfer 6h/287km to your hotel near Laigu area. Blessed with stunning views from 4,200m above sea level, your lodge is equipped with state-of-the-art oxygen concentrator technology to achieve 24h closed oxygen supply.

Altitude: 3,200m > 4,200m

Day 05 Rawu

Rawu
Rawu
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Head to Duosong Tso, a secret holy lake off the tourist trail blessed with pristine forest, blue lake and snow-capped peaks. Continue with Laigu glacier trek, Tibet’s largest ancient blue glacier fed by Rawu Lake and Parlung Tsangpo river. One of the glacier tongues stretch 12km and over 70 families with half-nomad, half-agricultural lifestyle resides along Rawu Lake. Conclude with sunset at Xiudeng Temple, a Gelug Sect temple built 500 years ago and pilgrims from nearby villages take kora around this temple ruins daily.

Altitude: 4,200m

Day 06 Rawu / Bome

Rawu / Bome
Bome
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Drive 3.5h/192km along snaking river and dense forest with photo stop at Tongmai Bridge to Bome area. This afternoon, experience village life by Guxiang Lake. Bome area is known as the Tibetan barn for its high-altitude tea, wheat, barley, canola flower, morel and pine mushrooms.

Altitude: 4,200m > 2,700m

Day 07 Bome

Bome
Bome
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Enjoy day trip to Zhuxi Glacier and 400-year-old Pulong Temple. If you happen to visit in peach blossom season, the road to the glacier is blessed with over 200,000 peach trees and we can stop at Bome Peach Blossom Village (15 Mar-10 Apr). Enjoy afternoon Palong Zangbo river hike to the rare spruce forest (1.5h). The relatively warm, subtropical alpine climate allows the firs and spruces to grow up to 80m for over 180 years old.

Altitude: 2,700m

Day 08 Bome / Nyingchi

Bome / Nyingchi
Nyingchi
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Drive 4h/230km to your hotel in Nyingchi area, beautifully embraced alongside scenic Himalayan mountain. Take a rest for the day to enjoy the fantastic surroundings and hotel facilities.

Altitude: 2,700m > 2,900m

Day 09 Nyingchi / Basong Tso / Nyingchi

Nyingchi / Basong Tso / Nyingchi
Basong Tso
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Enjoy excursion to Basong Tso, which translates to “green water” in Tibetan. Take a boat ride with Tsodzong Monastery visit. Set on a tiny islet resembling Slovenia’s Lake Bled, it belongs to the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism.

Altitude: 2,900m > 3,700m > 2,900m

Day 10 Departure from Nyingchi

Departure from Nyingchi
Nil
Breakfast included

After breakfast, we transfer to the airport for your onwards flight.

Altitude: 2,900m

Hotels & Tour Price

Recommended Hotels

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD) / Low Season (Nov-Mar)• Mid Season (Apr-Jun, Sep) • High Season (Jul-Aug, Oct)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: HK$47,990
Mid Season: HK$49,980
High Season: HK$51,980
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: HK$37,980
Mid Season: HK$39,980
High Season: HK$41,980
Single Supplement
Low Season: HK$8,280
Mid Season: HK$9,500
High Season: HK$11,530

Songtsam Namchabarwa Lodge • Artel Poly Linzhi • Songtsam Lodge Laigu • Songtsam Linka Bome • Hilton Linzhi Resort

Dalin

Dalin

Songtsam Namchabarwa Lodge (Deluxe Room)

Intimate boutique lodge set at a remote Yarlung Tsangpo village with stunning view of Namcha Barwa peak.

Lulang

Lulang

Artel Poly Linzhi (Superior Lake View Room)

Blessed with a garden and a terrace, this lakeside boutique hotel is the best available choice in the forested Lulang region. It has also won the Landezine International Landscape Award.

Rawu

Rawu

Songtsam Lodge Laigu (Deluxe Room)

Blessed with one of Tibet’s most stunning sceneries facing the Laigu glaciers and Rawu Lake, this truly off-the-beaten lodge is the highest Songtsam property and it comes with state-of-the-art oxygen concentrator technology with 24-hour closed oxygen supply to help guests enjoy stunning views from 4,200 metres above sea level.

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Bome

Bome

Songtsam Linka Bome (Deluxe Room)

Blending seamlessly into its natural surroundings of Guxiang Lake surrounded by snow mountain and forests, all rooms exhibit traditional Tibetan aesthetics with elegant wooden furnishings and handcrafted copperwares.

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Nyingchi

Nyingchi

Hilton Linzhi Resort (Guest Room)

A tranquil hideaway hugged by Yarlung Tsangpo river, Himalayan mountains and 1,000 acres of land, yet it is just 10 minutes’ drive away from the Nyingchi Mainling Airport.

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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned minivan
  • English or Mandarin-speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees in sights stated
  • Meals as stated
  • Tibetan entrance and travel document fee for foreigners

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International and Domestic Airfare
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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