My Sawadee tour 2007 to Tibet (see also

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1 April 2007 KL0891: AMS 20:45 - Chengdu 12:30 (2nd)
3 April 2007 China Air: Chengdu (CTU) - Lhasa (LXA)
15 April 2007 China Air: Lhasa - Chengdu
16 April 2007 KL0892 Chengdu - AMS 14:00 - 18:45

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Sun 1: flight from Amsterdam to Chengdu

Mon 2: Arrival at Chengdu (noon); city visit after big nap shops, rent a citybike?
Tues 3: flight from Chengy to Lhasa (alt 3650 m) China Air flight
Wed-Fri 4 - 6: visit the city of Lhasa Potala palace, market
Sat 7: travel to Samye monastry stay in monastry
Sun 8: Samye, walking and visit Chim Puck meditation centre sightseeing in the area
Mon 9: Samye - Yumbu Lagang palace - Lhasa oldest building in Tibet
Tues 10: daytour to Ghanden (alt 4500 m) monastry, scienic view
Wed 11: Lhasa - Gyantse (passing two cols, alt 4794 and 5010 m) Tibetan plateau
Thu 12: Gyantse (alt 3950), Palkhor monastry/Kumbum stupa stay for two nights
Fri 13: Shigatse (Xigaze) (living place for about 800 monks) Tashilunpok monastry
Sat 14: Shigatse (Xigaze)- Lhasa buying last souvenirs
Sun 15: from Lhasa to Chengdu China Air flight
Mon 16: flight from Chengdu to Amsterdam KL0892

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