Lhasa Tour

Duration 3 nights 4 days

Lhasa Tour

Lhasa Tour - Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Lhasa
Meet your guide at Lhasa Railway Station or Lhasa Airport. From Lhasa Airport to Lhasa city, usually takes abt 1.5hrs; from Lhasa Railway Station to Lhasa city, abt 20mins.

After transfer to hotel, try to rest & drink as much water as you can to better acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 02: Lhasa City (B)
Highlights: Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street This morning, visit Potala Palace. It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages and the glistening Jokhang Temple.

Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You'll find that many Pilgrims pray before the monastery. The circuit around it called Barkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 03: Lhasa Suburb (B)
Highlights: AM: any one of these- Drepung Monastery, Drak Yerpa, Ganden Monastery; PM: Sera Monastery Drepung Monastery was built in 1416 and is the largest monastery of the Gelug Sect. It covers an area of 250,000 square meters. Drak Yerpa is a place that has deep meanings in the Tibetan spiritual culture. There is a saying goes like this: "Lhasa is the shrine of Tibet, Drak Yerpa is the shrine of Lhasa. Not seeing Drak Yerpa in Lhasa is just like making a dress without the collar." The entrance to the Yerpa Valley is about 16 km northeast of Lhasa on the northern bank of the Kyichu River. From there, it is another 10 km to the famous ancient meditation caves. Ganden Monastery is one of the 'great three' Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet, located at the top of Wangbur

Mountain, Tagtse County, 36 kilometers ENE from the Potala Palace in Lhasa, at an altitude of 4,300m. Sera Monastery is located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From of Mon ~ Fri, every afternoon, you ll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.
Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 04: Lhasa-Airport/ Train Station(B)
Transfer to Lhasa Railway Station or Lhasa Airport. End of tour!

Inclusions

  • Vehicle:9 seat business van. Gas and parking fee for the vehicle;
  • Guide: Experienced local English-speaking Tibetan tour guide
  • Tickets: All entrance fee mentioned in itinerary
  • Permits: Tibet Entry Permit(TTB); Alien’s Travel Permit;
  • Others: Oxygen in vehicle for emergency use; Food & lodgings for guide;

Exclusions

  • All air ticket and train ticket from and to Tibet.
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Additional days caused by unexpected nature disasters. eg.Land Slide, Avalanche, etc.
  • Gratuities for guide & driver, about CNY 30/day for each of them
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not listed in INCLUSIONS
  • China visa
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Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 4 Days

Starting Price: USD 440

Group Size: Above 2 Person

Difficulty: Easy

Best Season:Whole Year

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