The Shoton Festival is one of the most popular traditional festivals in Tibet. On the first day, a 500m2 Buddha painting (Thangka) will be unveiled, indicating the start of the Shoton Festival. Along with the the Tibetan operas and yoghurt eating, a lot of other activities take place such as yak racing, horse racing and dancing.

Highlights
Colourfully dressed up locals
Magical parades and traditions
Beautifully decorated streets, temples and monasteries
Delicious traditional Tibetan yoghurt
Near spiritual experience and first hand experience on buddhist religion and tradition
Uniquely designed buddhist temples, monasteries and palaces

Day 1 Aug 09 Fri Arrive in Lhasa, city exploration
Arrive in Lhasa (3700 m), half day city exploration

Stay at Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa Hotel

Day 2 Aug 10 Sat Lhasa city exploration (Breakfast)
Lhasa city exploration, Potala Palace and Sera Monastery

Day 3 Aug 11 Sun Lhasa Shonton Festival (Breakfast)
Lhasa Shoton Festival, Drepung monastery and Norbulingka

Day 4 Aug 12 Mon Lhasa departure (Breakfast)
Visit the Jokhang monastery in the morning, departure 

Cost
CNY 3980 per person twin or triple sharing
CNY 5300 per person, single room
based on a minimum of 6 pax

What’s Included:
– 3 nights at Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa Hotel 4*, twin or double std room
– 3 hotel breakfasts
– All private transfers with air-conditional vehicle as indicated in itinerary
Sightseeing tour with entrance ticket as indicated in the itinerary
– Local licensed English speaking Tibetan guide as indicated in itinerary
– Tibet Entrance permit

What’s Not Included:
– In & out air tickets or train tickets to Lhasa
– Travel Insurances
– Personal expense such as telephone calls, fax, laundry, beverages and meals, and highlights or sightseeing’s which are not indicated in the program
– Excess baggage charges
– Tips to guides, porterages & drivers if service is satisfied

Accommodation
Hotel Name:
Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa
Information:
Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa is in the eastern area of Lhasa city, overlooking the Lhasa River and facing the Jiangsu Lu. It is 10-minute walk from the JokhangTemple and Barkhorn Street and only an eight-minutedrive from the Potala Palace.

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