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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
 
Day Tour: Tibet Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
"Start from Gang-gyan Hotel Lhasa at 9:30am your tour guide will first bring you to Potala Palace winter palace of Dalai lama which was put to use since 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet with most valuable collections of Potala Palace including gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. You will spend your morning e you will head to Jokhang Temple which was also founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century to promote Buddhism. Inside the temple you will see the statue of young Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple
From $200.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Gyangze

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DON'T TAKE THAT SHORTCUT!!!

as of last august 2006, the southern friendship hiway from yamdrok-tso to gyangze was closed. the classic itinerary from lhasa to gyangze to shigatse and back to lhasa had to be negotiated differently...
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monastery dogs

Around the monastery there are a lot of dogs. These dogs are not the nice type that like to be cuddled, but they do bite!So be aware of them and as long as you don't come too close there is no...
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Be aware of unstable grounds

Walking through muddy streets can be more difficult than you think. Sometimes it looks like a stable piece but when you put you foot down you get sucked in. This happened to our tourleader, and we...
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The Kumbum

The Kumbum is the main attraction at Pelkor Chode. Kumbum means 0ne hundred thousand holy images. Not quite that many but there a lot. The Kumbum is arranged like a mandala, especially if you were to...
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Back Streets

Gyantse is small enough to take some time to explore the back streets a bit. It is safe and you can meet some unique individuals along the way. Several have an amazing backdrop of the Gyantse dzord. A...
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Simi La

Simi La is the third and last pass you go through just before reaching Gyantse if you take the old road from Lhasa. There are some local Tibetans selling some items on make shift tables. There is also...
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Pelkor Chode Monastery

Pelkor Chode is the largest and main monastery in Gyantse. The entrance is unique as it is a walkway lined with prayer wheels that lead directly to an extremely large prayer wheel that is housed...
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