Wonders of Chinese Tibet

Eco Adventures in Chinese Tibet

Journey to Chinese Tibet, also known as the "Roof of the World" to take in towering peaks, sacred monasteries and witness the Tibetan's inseparable link to Buddhist principals.

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Sojourn – Gain a better understanding of the community you’re visiting. Learn about different religions or spiritual practices. How do these impact the communities? How does religion or spirituality influence local traditions?

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Savor – Will you choose sweet or savory? Take the time to visit local markets and discover unique local ingredients. Learn how to prepare traditional meals & local favorites.

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Tip of the Tongue – Each morning, take the time to learn a few basic greetings and phrases in the local language. Learn how to write greetings & your name in the local script.

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A Wrinkle in Time – History influences our present. Discover the history of the country you visit. Hear the stories of your guides & their family history. Where do they come from?

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Journal Journeys – Take some time to reflect on the day’s events and document your journey. Spend a moment journaling about the day had & day ahead. These are memories for a lifetime!

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Culture – From local dances, festivals, or simple gestures to communicate – all of these make up a country’s culture. Learn and practice cultural norms & how to show respect in the culture you visit.

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Itinerary

Upon arrival in Lhasa, you will be welcomed by your English speaking Tibetan guide and driver who will take you to your hotel. Relax and settle in at the Shambala Palace, a traditional Tibetan style hotel before your first day welcome dinner

Begin your day visiting Joking Temple, founded in the 7th century by the first great Buddhist king Songsten Gampo. In the afternoon, venture to Sera Monastery, one of the three great universities of Gelugpa Sec and attend a debating session of the monks

Today, visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Potala winter palace was built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama and offers breathtaking views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama.

Bid farewell to beautiful Tibet as you head to the airport for your international flight home

Not ready to leave this majestic place? Us either! Extend your stay and trek through the Himalayas or spend a few more days gaining a deeper understanding of Tibetan culture.

བཀྲ་ཤིས་བདེ་ལེགས!

Explore some of the most famous monasteries and temples in the world, learning first hand about Buddhism in one of the most beautiful places at the top of the world. Join WWN on this three night, four day program extension to adventure to stunning Tibet for a tour of Lhasa’s world-famous sites. Spend the day at the world- renowned Tibetan Buddhist sites of the Potala Palace and the Summer Palace. Leave one of the highest cities in the world with a rare glimpse of these historically significant sites, some of which date back to the 1600s, the time of the 5th Dalai Lama.

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3-6 Day
Group Trips

Classic

7-12 Day
Group Trips

Epic

7-14 Day
Group Trips

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