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10 DAYS UNVEILING TIBETAN HIDDEN SCENIC TREASURE

Nyingchi, Dalin, Lulang, Rawu & Bome

Outdoor & Adventure, History & Culture

Highlights

  • Embark on an adventure off the beaten path into the stunning landscapes of lesser-visited Eastern Tibet
  • Trek the grandeur of Tibet’s largest glacier, the ancient blue Laigu glacier near Rawu Lake
  • Explore the quaint remote villages nestled in the Yarlung Tsangpo valley, home to the world’s deepest canyon
  • Feast on the iconic Lulang Stone Pot dinner, featuring local Tricholoma matsutake mushrooms
  • Relish in the comfort of carefully-curated, brand-new deluxe accommodations throughout your journey
  • Experience the enchanting peach blossom spring bloom, a popular time to visit (Mid-March to Mid-April), but please note that Tibet is closed to foreigners every March

It’s time to embark on an exhilarating journey to uncover the mysteries and marvels of the Tibetan region. From majestic snow-capped peaks to deep, winding canyons, from ancient temples steeped in spirituality to tranquil lakes reflecting the sky, there’s a wealth of breathtaking sights awaiting exploration.

As you venture into eastern Tibet, your accommodations will be at the esteemed Songtsam hotels, renowned for their specialised services in the region. Nestled in secluded, natural settings, these resorts offer a uniquely spiritual experience, starting in Tibetan territory. In Ranwu, situated atop a cliff at an altitude of 4200 meters above sea level, you’ll gaze out over the awe-inspiring Laiku Glacier. Meanwhile, in Bomi, nestled on an open forested slope alongside the Palong Tsangpo River, you’ll be enveloped by snow-capped peaks and invigorating mountain breezes.

Join us as we venture into the unknown, embarking on a journey to discover the most beautiful places that Tibet has to offer!

From

HKD 32,500 Per Person

10 Days 9 Nights

DETAILED ITINERARY OF XINJIANG

Day 01 ARRIVAL IN NYINGCHI/DALIN

Dalin
N/A

Car Transfer: Airport to Hotel

Upon arrival at Nyingchi Mainling Airport, you will be met by your driver and transferred to your boutique village hotel nestled in the picturesque Yarlung Tsangpo valley, boasting magnificent views of the iconic Namcha Barwa peak. For the rest of the day, relax and unwind as your body acclimatises to the high altitude.

Day 02 DALIN

Dalin
Breakfast

Suosong, Yusong and Dalin villages

Embark on an enriching excursion to the remote villages of Suosong, Yusong, and Dalin nestled within the enchanting Yarlung Tsangpo valley.

As you explore, marvel at the breathtaking landscapes and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of these remote villages. As the world’s deepest canyon, the Yarlung Tsangpo valley offers unparalleled beauty throughout the year. However, it truly comes alive during the peach flower spring bloom (Mid-March to Mid-April). Prepare to be captivated by the vibrant hues of peach blossoms adorning the valley, creating an unforgettable sight against the backdrop of majestic mountains.

Day 03 DALIN/LULANG

Lulang
Breakfast

Morning Hike at Buddha Palm Dunes

Drive to the scenic Buddha Palm Dunes (3km/approx. 45min) for a short hike.

 

Car Transfer: Dalin to Lulang with Sightseeing

Embark on a scenic journey to Lulang (135km/approx. 3h), passing through the breathtaking Sejila Mountain Pass (4,728m). Here, you’ll be treated to stunning vistas of the easternmost Himalayan peaks, including Namcha Barwa and Jala Bailei, against the backdrop of pristine natural beauty.

As you traverse through the Lulang Sea of Flowers, dubbed the Switzerland of Tibet, you’ll be enchanted by snow-capped mountains, picturesque meadows dotted with cattle, and lush forests covering 80% of the area.

 

Lulang Stone Pot Chicken: A Taste of Tibet

A culinary delight with a taste of local cuisine: Lulang Stone Pot Chicken with Tricholoma matsutake. This iconic Lulang specialty is renowned for its rich flavour, thanks to locally sourced chicken and the abundance of matsutake mushrooms found in the forests of Lulang, celebrated for their aroma and exquisite taste. This is best enjoyed during the spring and summer seasons, when the rainy weather is conducive to the growth of these precious mushrooms.

Day 04 LULANG/RAWU

Rawu
Breakfast included

Car Tansfer: Lulang to Rawu

For eager explorers, consider an early morning acclimatisation hike to Zhaxigang Village, a 1-2 hour trek situated at the base of Jialabailei Summit.

Following your hike, embark on a drive to your hotel near the Laigu area (287km/approx. 6h). Perched at an impressive altitude of 4,200m, your lodge offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. To ensure your comfort and well-being at such high altitude, the lodge is equipped with state-of-the-art oxygen concentrator technology, providing a continuous 24 hour supply of oxygen.

Day 05 RAWU

Rawu
Breakfast

Landscapes of Rawu

Embark on an unforgettable journey to Duosong Tso, a hidden holy lake off the tourist trail, revered for its pristine forests, blue waters, and majestic snow-capped peaks.

Continue your adventure with a trek to the Laigu glacier, Tibet’s largest ancient blue glacier, fed by the waters of Rawu Lake and the Parlung Tsangpo river. Marvel at the immense beauty of the glacier, where one of its tongues stretches an impressive 12km. Along the shores of Rawu Lake, discover a unique way of life, as over 70 families lead a semi-nomadic, semi-agricultural lifestyle in harmony with the surrounding landscape.

Conclude your day with a breathtaking sunset at Xiudeng Temple, a Gelug Sect temple dating back 500 years, and witness the daily pilgrimage of devotees from nearby villages as they embark on the kora around the temple ruins.

Day 06 RAWU/BOME

Bome
Breakfast

Car Tansfer: Rawu to Bome with Sightseeing

Embark on a scenic drive (192km/approx. 3.5h) through winding rivers and dense forests to reach the Bome area. Along the way, stop for photos at Tongmai Bridge to capture the beauty of the surrounding landscape.

 

Guxiang Lake: The Tibetan Barn

This afternoon, delve into authentic village life by Guxiang Lake in the Bome area. Renowned as the Tibetan barn, Bome is celebrated for its high-altitude cultivation of various crops such as tea, wheat, barley, canola flowers, morel mushrooms, and pine mushrooms. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, explore the agricultural practices, and savour the rich flavours of this unique region.

Day 07 BOME

Bome
Breakfast

Delights of Bome

Embark on a captivating day trip to the Zhuxi Glacier and the historic Pulong Temple, which dates back 400 years. If your visit coincides with the peach blossom season (Mid-March to Mid-April), revel in the enchanting sight of over 200,000 peach trees lining the road to the glacier, and take a memorable stop at the Bome Peach Blossom Village to fully immerse yourself in this natural spectacle.

Take a scenic Palong Zangbo river hike to discover a rare spruce forest. In the relatively warm subtropical alpine climate, these firs and spruces have flourished, growing up to 80 meters tall and reaching ages of over 180 years old.

Day 08 BOME/NYINGCHI

Nyingchi
Breakfast

Car Tansfer: Bome to Nyingchi

Embark on a picturesque drive (4h/approx. 230km) to your hotel in the Nyingchi area, nestled amidst the stunning backdrop of the Himalayan Mountains. Enjoy the rest of your day at your own leisure, whether it’s taking in the breathtaking views, enjoying a leisurely stroll, or simply unwinding in the comfort of your accommodations.

Day 09 NYINGCHI/BASONG TSO/NYINGCHI

Nyingchi
Breakfast

Green Waters of Basong Tso

Indulge in an excursion to Basong Tso, which translates to “green water” in Tibetan. Embark on a boat ride and visit Tsodzong Monastery, located on a tiny islet reminiscent of Slovenia’s Lake Bled. This monastery is affiliated with the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism.

 

 

Day 10 DEPARTURE FROM NYINGCHI

Nil
Breakfast

Car Transfer: Hotel to Airport

You will be met by your driver and transferred to the airport for your onward journey.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (HKD)

Minimum 2 Pax HK$ 45,000
Minimum 4 Pax HK$ 32,500
Single Supplement S$ 10,700

Songtsam Namchabarwa, Artel Poly Nyingchi Hotel, Songtsam Lodge Laigu, Songtsam Linka Bome, Hilton Nyingchi Resort

Nyingchi

Nyingchi

Hilton Linzhi Resort

Despite being just a 10 minute drive away from Nyingchi Mainling Airport, Hilton Linzhi Resort is a tranquil hideaway hugged by Yarlung Tsangpo river, the Himalayan mountains and 1,000 acres of land.

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Dalin

Dalin

Songtsam Namcha Barwa Lodge

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

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Lulang

Lulang

Artel Poly Linzhi

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

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

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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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned minivan
  • Local English or Mandarin-speaking expert guide in each city
  • 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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