Dadong village, Liuwu area, Lhasa will hold the first Lhasa peach blossom festival on May 1st

Lhasa peach Blossom Festival-This year, Liuwu area and rural folk culture tourism Co. Ltd will plant nearly 6000 peach trees covering over a thousand acres. As one of the most well-preserved ancient village in Tibet, Dadong village displays its long history through old trails, ancient trees, ancient temples, manor resort and ancient myths and legends. On the other hand, Dadong villagers enjoy a comfortable modern life while allowing visitors to experience the pure Tibetan folk customs. In order to improve villagers living condition, the local authority will carry out the second stage of the Dadong village construction in 2017. For example, they will build the rural resort conference center, rural Bed and Breakfasts(B&B), self-driving car base camp and Dadong ocean flower and other projects. Moreover, the Dadong peach blossom cultivation will be the focus project.

The dormancy if this peach tree is best transplant cultivation period, and it just coincides with this Chinese Spring Festival. Therefore, the employees will strive to plant the peach tree so that the tourists can enjoy the peach blossom festival on May1.Thus it is expected that it will not only attracts local citizens to view the beautiful flowers, but also attracts many travelers from home and abroad to travel in Lhasa.

Are you ready to encounter the beauty of pink flowers in this wonderland?

In concert with this Lhasa Blossom Festival, our local Tibet travel agency happen to have departures of several tour packages. Therefore, you can enjoy the fabulous view of peach blossom, and also explore other beautiful places of Tibet. It is a win-win solution to travel in Tibet. So, what are you hesitating about? Time to plan your May Tibet tour now!

Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival-Dadong Village
Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival-Dadong Village

Here below are several tour packages that fit the May 1st Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival. You can choose your preference and plan it early with your friends and families. For more Tibet tour packages, please check our Tibet group tours.

9 Days Leisured EBC Group Tour Outline (1400 KM Tibet Landscape Adventure)

May 2nd  Day 1: Lhasa arrival, free transfer to hotel in Lhasa (pick up time is 10:30 am, 3:30 pm), and rest for acclimatization

Accommodation: Snow Heaven International Hotel or Ganggyan Hotel Lhasa or similar one if late booking

Day 2: Highlight city tour in Lhasa -Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street hotel as above

Day 3: One-day sacred tour of Drepung and Sera Monastery (Monks Debate at 3:00pm) hotel as above

May 5 Day 4: Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-Pelkhor Monastery and Kumbum Pagoda)-Shigatse (350 km), o/n in Gesar Hotel or Similar One if due to late tour booking

Day 5: Shigatse (Tashilhunpo Monastery)-Sakya Monastery-Shegar (New Tingri) 240 km, 4300 m) overnight in Shegar Everest Hotel or similar one if late booking

Day 6: Shegar (New Tingri)-Everest-Base Camp (overnight at campsite, 5100 m)

May 8 Day 7: EBC to Shigatse city (340 km, about 7-8 hours)

Accommodation: Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel or similar one if due to late tour booking confirmation

Day 8: Shigatse city-Lhasa (280 km, 6 hours)

Accommodation same as first night

May 10 Day 9: Final Departure, free transfer to airport or train station (leaving Lhasa at 8:00 am and 1 pm), if your departure is quite different, you can also book private car transfer to airport, optionally go by airline shuttle bus (RMB 30 per person, about 4.5$ per person).

Travel tips: You can arrive in Lhasa one or two days early to join the Lhasa peach blossom festival. And Dadong village is in the middle way of airport highway.

Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival-EBC Group Tour
Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival-EBC Group Tour
Budget 8 Days Tibet EBC Tour Program in May Outline (1400 km Tibet landscape adventure)

May 2 Day 1: Lhasa arrival, free transfer to hotel in Lhasa (10:30 am, 3:30 pm), and rest for acclimatization

Accommodation: Snow Heaven International Hotel or Ganggyan Hotel Lhasa or similar one if late booking

Day 2: Highlight city tour in Lhasa -Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

May 4 Day 3: One-day sacred tour of Drepung and Sera Monastery

Day 4: Lhasa to Shigatse (280 km, about 4-5 hours)

Accommodation: Shigatse city Gesar hotel or Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or similar one if late booking

May 6 Day 5: Shigatse- Shegar-EBC (340 km, about 7-8 hours)

Accommodation: You can choose to stay at nomad tent house near Campsite or guesthouse near Rongphu Monastery

Day 6: EBC to Shigatse city (340 km, about 7-8 hours)

Accommodation: Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel or similar one if late booking

Day 7: Shigatse city-Gyantse-Karola Glacier-Lake Yamdrok-Lhasa (350 km)

Accommodation same as first night

May 9 Day 8: Final Departure, free transfer to airport or train station (leaving Lhasa at 8:00 am and 1 pm), if your departure is quite different, you can also book private car transfer to airport, optionally go by airline shuttle bus (RMB 30 per person, about 4.5$ per person).

Travel tips: You can arrive in Lhasa one or two days early to join Lhasa peach blossom festival. And Dadong village is in the middle way of airport highway.

Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival-Kailash Pilgrimage Tour
Lhasa Peach Blossom Festival-Kailash Pilgrimage Tour
May Kailash 14 days Kailash EBC group tour outline 

You may arrive in Lhasa on April 30 or May 1, and have free days in Lhasa (enjoy the Lhasa peach blossom Festival on May1). Then join our 14 days Kailash group tour to have an in-depth tour in Tibet. In addition, May 10 is the full moon date and you can enjoy the full moon in Kailash(If the weather is fine).

May 4 Day 1 Lhasa Arrival Accommodation: Snow Heaven Hotel or Ganggyan Lhasa Hotel or the equivalent one

Day 2 Norbulingka-Drepung Monastery-Sera Monastery, hotel as above

Day 3 Lhasa city-tour (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street), hotel as above

May 7 Day 4 Lhasa-Shigatse, 280 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 14:30

Day 5 Shigatse –Saga, 440 km, about 7-9 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 17:30

Day 6 Saga-Mt. Kailash (Darchen), 510 km, about 10 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at around 18:30

May 10 Full moon Day 7 Mt. Kailash-Dira-Puk Monastery, first day of your trekking, 20 km, about 7-8 hours trek

Day 8 Dira-Puk Monastery-Zultul-Puk Monastery, second day of your trekking, 21 km, about 8-9 hours trek

Day 9 Zultul-puk Monastery-Darchen, last day of your trekking, 12 km, about 4 hours trek, Drive from Darchen to Lake Manasarovar, 60 km, about 1.5 hours’ drive

May 13 Day 10 Lake Manasarovar-Saga, 450 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 18:00

Day 11 Saga-EBC, 300 km, about 7-8 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30 am-arrive at 16:30

May 15 Day 12 EBC-Shigatse-Gyantse, 430 km, about 8-9 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 18:30

Day 13 Gyantse-Lhasa, 260 km, about 5-6 hours’ drive, set off at 8:30-arrive at 16:00

May 17 Day 14 Final Departure, free transfer to airport or train station (leaving Lhasa at 8 am and 1 pm)

Also, if you want a more flexible tour to enjoy this Lhasa peach blossom festival, you may design your own Tibet tour departure with your Tibet trip advisor.

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