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CM-631:

Nakchu Horse Race Festival Tour

Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
$871From USD p.p
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Destinations: Lhasa - Nagqu - Lhasa
  • Potala Palace in Lhasa
  • Jokhang Temple in Lhasa
  • Yamdroktso Lake in Lhasa
  • Potala Palace in Lhasa
  • Jokhang Temple in Lhasa
  • Yamdroktso Lake in Lhasa
  • Potala Palace in Lhasa
  • Jokhang Temple in Lhasa
  • Yamdroktso Lake in Lhasa
  Highlights:

Spend 7 days sampling the best of northern Tibet – Nakchu Horse Race Festival; the Nakchu City comes alive to the sounds of horses’ hoofs galloping and the yells and hoots of the horsemen and the crowds. This trip covers superb horsemanship skills that will not disappoint you.

Schedule DetailsPrice Details

Day 1: Arrival/Lhasa
Arrive in Lhasa, met and transferred to the hotel. The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
Day 2: Lhasa (B L D)
A guided tour to the Lhasa's cardinal landmark  — Potala Palace (UNESCO), which is the most visited monument in Tibet because of its grandeur and beauty. Then head to the Sera Monastery, one of three famous monasteries in Lhasa.
Day 3: Lhasa (B L D)
Have a visit to the spiritual center of Tibet, the Jokhang Temple, one of the most famous holy destinations in Tibet, also recognized as a UNESCO world heritage site. Afterwards visit Norbulingkha, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama.
Day 4: Lhasa/Nakchu (B L D)
Today you will travel from Lhasa to Nakchu by bus, where the grand Nakchu Horse Racing Festival is on!
The Horse Racing Festival at Nakchu is a very typical festival as well as the grandest one in Northern Tibet. When the day comes, the nomad people would gather in Nakchu, grandly dressed to celebrate the festival. Games like horse racing, yak racing, wrestling, stone lifting, arrow shooting on horse back, etc. will be held. It is also a good chance for nomad people to communicate with each other and trade things. Young people may also find their Mr/Miss Bright!
Day 5: Nakchu/Lhasa (B L D)
Spend some time in Nakchu before drive back to Lhasa. Upon arrival in Lhasa, enjoy your free time.
Day 6: Lhasa (B L D)
Take a visit to Yamdroktso Lake, one of the three largest lakes in Tibet, lies about a hundred kilometers' distance to the southwest of Lhasa. After visiting, drive back to Lhasa.
Day 7: Lhasa/Departure (B)
Transfer to the airport for your departure. Service ends.


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Your Group SizeTour ClassAdultSingle Room supplement
2-5 personsStandard$ 1036 $ 225
6-9 personsStandard$ 871 $ 225
Your Group SizeTour ClassAdultSingle Room supplement
2-5 personsStandard$ 1036 $ 225
6-9 personsStandard$ 871 $ 225
Hotels
City Standard Class
Lhasa Xinding Hotel
 Naqu Naqu Hotel

 

 

Important Notice:
1. The above quotations are for reference and are subject to change during some Chinese festivals, holidays, and big events. You are suggested to confirm the tour price with travel advisor in such cases.

2. Due to the road conditions, weather, and availability of hotels, local guide may adjust the program accordingly.



Price Includes:
1.   Sightseeing and Entrance Fees to specified attractions;
2.   All meals as specified in the itinerary, B= Breakfast in hotel; L= Chinese lunch; D= Chinese dinner; SD= Special dinner;
3.   Transfers by private vehicle per the itinerary with English-speaking guides;
4.   All domestic flights, taxes and fuel surcharge & trains as specified;
5.   Hotel accommodations based on double occupancy with daily buffet breakfast served at hotel;
6.   Service Charge & Government Taxes.

Price Excludes:
1.   China Entry Visa Fees;
2.   International Airfares or Train Tickets to enter or leave China;
3.   Any expenses of personal nature for e.g. tel calls, laundry, excess luggage charge, porterage, mineral water or any other services not mentioned above;
4.   Travel Insurance;
5.   Gratuities for guides, drivers and porters.


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