Lhasa-Based Tibet Tour Operator Gives Travelers a Preview of Private Tours Popular in 2015
A private tour of Tibet has been one of the most popular ways to enjoy an authentic perspective on Tibet and its people during the 2015 travel season. Tours by Lhasa-based Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (http://www.tibetctrip.com) include everything from travel permits to hotels and native Tibetan guides, leaving travelers free to relax and enjoy their experience. To help visitors get started with planning their trip, TCTS shares some of its most popular private tour itineraries.
Lhasa Culture Tour: This four-day Tibet tour is ideal for travel groups working with limited travel time; travelers can arrive, explore Lhasa, and quickly move on to their next destination. Most travelers visit must-sees such as Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple followed up by Sera and Drepung Monastery the next day, although the tour is completely customizable to travelers’ needs and interests.
Lhasa, Yamdrok, Yarlung Valley: Culture focused travelers will enjoy this 6-day Tibet travel experience. The group begins in Lhasa where they will enjoy an introduction to Tibetan culture and history as they acclimatize to the altitude. Next, the tour heads for Tsetang. Tsetang is located in Yarlung Valley, cradle of Tibetan civilization, and was Tibet’s original capital.
Lhasa-Lhamo Latso: Building off the popular Yarlung Valley tour, travel groups visit Lhasa and Tsetang in addition to adding one of Tibet’s most sacred sites to the itinerary: Lhamo Latso Lake. Traditionally, monks would travel here on vision quests that assisted them in discovering new incarnations of the Dalai Lama.
Private tours of Tibet by TCTS allow travelers to enjoy the experience without managing the details and logistics of getting from place to place, leaving travelers minds at ease and ready to learn from their experienced native Tibetan guide. Now that the 2015 travel season is jumping into gear, it’s time to start planning an adventure!