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Private Day Tour in Xining
"At 9:00am your guide will meet you at your hotel lobby. Then you will be driven to Kumbum Monastery which is 16 miles (25 kilometers) from Xining. Kumbum is one of the six biggest Tibetan Monasteries. The founder of Yellow Hat Sect Tsongkhapa was born and grew up here before he went to Lhasa. You will view the Stupas Teaching Hall...etc. The amazing Butter sculpture exhibition in the monastery will definitely impress you. Afterwards you will be transferred to a local restaurant for lunch. Then you will be transferred to Dongguan Mosque in Xining that is the biggest mosque in Xining with traditional Chinese architecture and very different from Arabic style. You guide will take you for a visit at a local market near the mosque where you can see
From $89.00
 
Half- Day Potala Palace Tour from Lhasa
"Your local guide will meet you in your hotel lobby then take a taxi with you to the Potala Palace.On this half day tour you will spend half day on exploring the highlights of the Tibetan capitol the Potala Palace. The exotic structure stands 13-stories-high and contains more than 1000 rooms. The palace is divided into two sections. The White Palace which was built in the mid-17th century provided living quarters for the fifth through the fourteenth Dalai Lamas. From the White Palace pilgrims climb to the central Red Palace
From $102.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Ulaanbaatar With Museum and Black-market
"This full-day tour of Ulaanbaatar showcases the best of the city known as the “Da Huree - Big Town.” You will kick off their morning with a stop at Chinggis Khaan Square where they will get an up-close look at the statue of the former leader on you will journey to Gandan Monastery which was constructed as an homage to the Buddhism in Mongolia. Travelers can wander the grounds of the Bogd Khan's summer palace which dates all the way back to 1770-1920! The historic halls are lined with decorative turtle shell inscribed with the names of the queens and his followers. Five impressive courtyards with paths once reserved for the Emperor of the palac the black-market is closed on Tuesday you will tour the Kharkhorin market instead. Enjoy a traditional Mongolia lunch
From $75.00

More Things to Do in Thimphu

Tschedu Festival

The Tschedu Festival in Thimpu is the most important festival in the country and takes place in late September or early October every year. The date is based on the lunar calendar, so the actual dates...
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08-Royal Textile Academy

The Royal Textile Museum is an imposing, tall, white, two-storied structure with the traditional curved roof with painted overhangs. Inside, the emphasis is on a minimalist design with a very high...
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Dec 10, 2013

10- Simtokha Dzong – The Strategic Fortress

The most strategic location for the defence of Thimpu lies about 6 kms away from the town centre where the three roads from Paro, Thimpu and Punakha intersect. This was where the first dzong of...
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Sep 09, 2013

09- National Chorten Memorial

The National Chorten Memorial is a recreational park for the elderly of Thimpu to visit, pray, relax and meet up with old friends. It has a quiet dignity about it, a calmness associated with “calm of...
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Sep 09, 2013

07- Folk Heritage Museum

One of the oldest houses in Thimpu has been converted into a Folk Heritage Museum to remind the urbanized youth of the country the simple pastoral lifestyle of their forefathers. This was inaugurated...
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Sep 09, 2013

06- Authentic Bhutanese Crafts Bazar

The Authentic Bhutanese Crafts Bazar situated in the centre of Thimpu town is your window of the art and craft of this Himalayan kingdom. It a mile-long row of shops made of bamboo and other...
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Sep 09, 2013
 
 
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05-Tashichoedzong – The Administrative Centre

The Tashichoedzong is placed picturesquely in the Thimpu valley beside the river, Wang Chu. After you park your car and walk towards the main eastern entrance, you may gaze at the Royal Palace on your...
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Sep 09, 2013

04-Thangtong Dewachen Dupthop Nunnery

The Thangtong Dewachen Dupthop Nunnery is about 8 kms from Thimpu town centre on the Babesa-Thimpu Expressway. It is one of the last surviving nunnery in Bhutan. Park your vehicle by the roadside and...
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Sep 09, 2013

03-Buddha Point – The point humanity aspires for

The Buddha Point is about 10 kms out of the town area. A massive statue of the Buddha has been erected on the side of a hill overlooking the entire town. Work is still going on at the site but that...
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Sep 09, 2013

02-Chuzom - The Confluence

Some 24 kms and 45 minutes later, we come to a confluence of two rivers – one which had accompanied us from the airport (Pa Chhu) and the other river (Wang Chu) flowing towards us from Thimpu. At...
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Sep 09, 2013

01-Tachog Lhakhang Dzong

Barely 5 kms before reaching Chuzom or Chhuzom (confluence) from Paro Airport to Thimpu, there is a temple, Tachog Lhakhang Dzong or Tachogang ('temple of the hill of excellent horse'), on your left,...
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Sep 09, 2013

Dochula Pass

In 2003, Bhutan was pushed towards war. Indian rebels were hiding in Bhutan, and the Indian government had given Butan an ultimatum of either driving the rebels out or the Indian Army would be forced...
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Dec 01, 2010

Botanical Gardens at Serbithang

For a brief jaunt out of the confines of the city, a good place to visit are the Botanical Gardens at Serbithang. Located about 15 km south of the city, this garden was established in 1999 to protect...
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Dec 01, 2010

Tashichoedzong

This Dzong is by the Wang Chu river and just across the palace. We've been warned about not to look towards the palace, because The King was in the garden!The Dzong is the seat of the government. We...
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Jul 13, 2009

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