Lychee Travel Logo
  Horse Race Festival Tour in Nakchu,Tibet Tour Packages  
  Beijing Tours | Guilin Tours | Xian Tours | Shanghai Tours | Tibet Tours | Yunnan Tours | Huangshan Tours

Tibet travel Guide

Get a quick answer

  Lychee Travel Consultants can help customize itineraries to provide a professional tour proposal that will fit your individual needs.  
Type the characters you see in
the picture below.
Bookmark and Share
you are here: Home - Destinations - Tibet Tours- Horse Race Festival Tour in Nakchu,Tibet

Horse Race Festival Tour in Nakchu,Tibet

Tour Code: LXAP008   Horse Race Festival Tour in Tibet
Trip Duration: 6 days  
Departure Day: Horse Race Festival    
Visiting: Chengdu,Tibet, Nakchu  
Summary: Horse Race Festival is one of the important festival in Tibet. In this 6 day tour you will see the unique horse race in Tibetan style and the shows of horse riding skill. You will be taken into the special festival atmosphere and get unforgettable experience in this Tibet tour....  
send me the quotation   customize it for me  


Day 1 Chengdu   /  Lhasa (-/-/-)

Transfer via: Internal Flight arranged by you

Welcome to the "Roof of the World". On your arrival to Tibet, we will meet you at airport or train station and drive you to the hotel. Plan on taking it slow the rest of today, so you can adjust to the altitude. Remember to drink plenty of water and get plenty of sleep for the long journey ahead.

Day 2  Lhasa  (B,L)

Potala Palace, Tibet Tour

This morning you'll wind your way up through the stunning, awe-inspiring Potala Palace. Built in 637 AD by Songtsen Gampo, it was the former winter residence of the Dalai Lamas and is truly a splendor of Eastern architecture. Next, visit the Jokhang Temple, the center of Tibetan Buddhism, also built in the 7th century on the legendary pond of "Wothang." And finish the day by taking a Kora around the Barkhor Street. Test your bartering skills with the locals in this push-and shove economy.

Day 3  Lhasa   /  Nakchu  (B,L)

After breakfast, Nakchu Horse Race Festival Tibetdrive from Lhasa to Nakchu to visit the Nakchu Horse Race Festival. It is a very typical festival in Northern Tibet last from 8 century when Gar Family was in power ruling Tibet on behalf of the Kings of Tibet Tubo dynasty. This festival always happens on August every year. Tibetans is a nationality on horseback, they treasure horses as their friends and as one of the family member. They never kill horses for meat, because they regard horses are the messengers of the God. Nakchu horse race festival is the grandest festival in northern Tibet. When the day comes, the romands people would gather in Nakchu, grandly dressed. Tents of any kind scatter across the grassland like flowers bloom. In the days, such games as horse racing, yak racing, wrestling, stone lifting, riffle/arrow shooting on horseback, and talk - show, show of the art of horse riding will be held, for romands, it is a good time to chat with each other, change goods and buy necessities. And also it is the good time for young people to know each other and fall in love.

Day 4  Nakchu   /  Lhasa  (B,L)

Continue enjoy the Nakchu Horse Race Festivel, and then transfer back to Lhasa in the afternoon.

Day 5  Lhasa  (B,L)

Debates in Sera Monastery, Lhasa Tour

In the morning, visit Norbulingka Park, the summer palace for the Dalai Lama. Tsepung Monastery, the biggest monastic university of Tibet. After lunch we will visit one of the three main monasteries of;Lhasa-Sera Monastery. It is here that the monks "famous daily debates" take place.

Day 6  Lhasa   /  Exit  (B)

Transfer via: Flight   - By your own arrangement

Transfer to the airport for the flight to your next destination.

Note:Booking at least 11working days prior to the departure day is required as Tibet Permit application must be summited 10 working day in advance to the departure day according to the Tibet Tourism administration.


City 3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel 5 Star Hotel
Chengdu Ziwei Hotel Mingshan Hotel Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza
Lhasa Shangbala Hotel Xinding Hotel Brahmaputra Grand Hotel
Nakchu Nakqu Hotel N/A N/A
send me the quotation   customize it for me  


Confused by all possible travel choices?
No time to shop around online for different vacation options?

Just click here and tell us as much as you have in mind and let us take care of the details. We are experienced in giving professional tour proposals according to your ideas.

Beijing Travel | Yangtze Cruises | Tibet Travel | Shanghai Tours | Terra-cotta Warriors Trip | China Travel News | 2010 Shanghai World Expo
Yunnan Photography Tour | Travel to Yellow Mountain | Great Wall Hiking Tours
Contact Us | Job | Why Us | Terms & Conditions | F. A. Q | Feedback | Useful Links | Sitemap
Lychee Travel 2008 - 2011