Nychichi region is known as the south of the Yangtze River in Tibet. The annual peach blossom festival is the great time for tourism in Nyingchi. Until 2019, the Peach Blossom Festival has operated successfully for 19 years. Peach flowers in Nyingchi bloom in the highland. In many places, peach flowers bloom at the foot of the mountain, and while the top of the mountain is covered with heavy snow. The scenery attracts a large number of tourists every year. The festival takes place at the end of March and will last about one month. This 5 days Nyingchi to Lhasa tour will take you to explore the beautiful peach flowers, glacier and lakes in different places of Nyingchi. From Nyingchi, you can continue your tour to the holy city Lhasa to enjoy the charm of Tibetan Buddhism and great works in Lhasa.
Day 1: Nyingchi Arrival
Welcome to Nyingchi! You tour guide and driver will wait for you at the exit of Milin Airport. Then they will transfer you to your hotel in Nyingchi. Along the way to your hotel, you can have a glimpse of peach flowers. Today the rest of the time is free, and you can have a rest in your hotel to adapt the change of altitude and the environment.
Overnight stay at Bayi Town
Day 2: Nyingchi—Bomi
In the morning, you will be driven to Bomi, around 230 kilometers from Bayi Town. The sightseeing along the road is beautiful.
Firstly, you will pass the King Cypress which is an old cypress with more than 2500 years. Then you will arrive at Gala Village which the annual opening ceremonies of Nyingchi Peach Blossom Festival are held. You can walk around the valley of the village and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the peach flowers, green crops and mountains.
Then you will continue to drive pass Lulang Forest and pay a short sightseeing. After the visit of the forest, you will finally drive to Bomi and reach Peach Blossom Village where the most beautiful peach flowers bloom here. Under the blessing of the Yarlung Zngbo River, the flowers in this village are bigger and more brilliant. Besides, you can see snow peaks in the distance.
Overnight stay at Bomi
Day 3: Bomi—Midui Glacier
Today, you will drive about 100 kilometers to visit the famous Midui Glacier. It is one of the top six beautiful glaciers in China. The main peak of glacier is 6800 meters above sea level and the snow line is just 4600 meters above the sea level. The scenery is stunning and magical. Then drive back to Bomi.
Overnight stay at Bomi
Day 4: Bomi—Lhasa
Today, you will drive back to Lhasa, 630 kilometers away from Bomi along the national highway 318. And you will arrive in Lhasa in the late evening. Have a good rest in your hotel in Lhasa.
Overnight stay in Lhasa
Day 5: Lhasa Tour
In the morning, you will set off to the Potala Palace, a famous landmark of Lhasa city. The main building of the Potala Palace contains the White Palace and Red Palace.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Jokhang Temple which is the center of Tibet Buddhism. In the late afternoon, you can wander in Barkhor Street and have dinner there.
And your tour ends today.