Tibet Lhasa City Tour
Tibet is known for its rich cultural and economic setting. Lhasa is not only the capital city of Tibet, but also a holy land of Buddhism, and the kingdom of the first Tibetan emperor, Songtsen Gampo. It is located on the bank of the Kyichu River at an altitude of 3,650m from sea level. The term “Lhasa” stands for “Place of the Gods” in Tibetan and is also the residence of the Dalai Lama. Lhasa has preserved some amazing untold history, Buddhist scriptures, arts, and crafts that are dated back to more than 1300 years in the history of Tibet.
This 4 days Lhasa City tour is one of the popular tour packages to explore the Holy city of Lhasa that will give you an idea about the city in a very short time. Lhasa city tour is an exciting tour of the Tibetan city that covers world-famous monuments and monasteries, world heritage sites of Tibet, along with natural and cultural beauties. The tour takes you to visit all three UNESCO listed world heritage sites that include The Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Norbulingka Summer Palace. Another famous attraction of tour covers Sera Monastery which is one of the biggest monasteries of the yellow sect in Tibet, and Drepung Monastery, which is considered as the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa. Being a small yet established town, Lhasa city tour covers the best tourist destinations of Lhasa making a short yet refreshing and memorable trip.
My Everest Trip is one of the best and most trusted Travel & Tourism Company based in Kathmandu running successfully numerous groups in Nepal and Tibet. We ensure your trip is incredible and memorable. We also take whole responsibility in providing you with all kinds of permits required to visit tourist sites in the chosen package. We make sure you have the best transportation facilities and accommodation during your trip.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu – Nepal, to Lhasa – Tibet, China | O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, D)
We catch a flight to Lhasa, Tibet, from Tribhuvan International Airport. Relishing the scenic view throughout the flight, we arrive at Lhasa. We meet with our local guide and take a two-hour drive to Lhasa, moving alongside the Yarlung Tsangpo and the Lhasa Kyichu River. We check into a 3-star hotel in Lhasa for an overnight stay.
Day 02: AM: Potala Palace PM: Sera Monastery and Norbulingka |O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B)
Today we visit the Potala Palace in the morning. It is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama which was built in the 7th century by the Tibetan King Songtsen Gampo and later redesigned by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. After visiting Potala Palace, we head towards our next destination Sera Monastery and Norbulingka which lies 5km north of Lhasa city. Overnight at the 3-star Hotel.
Day 03: AM: Drepung Monastery PM: Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market |O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B)
Today we take an early morning visit to Drepung Monastery, which is considered to be the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa built-in 1416 by Jamyang Choge. After a visit to Drepung Monastery, we head towards Jokhang Temple built by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. We also take a visit to the Barkhor market, surrounding the Jokhang Temple. You can do Kora with pilgrims and locals. Overnight at the same hotel.
Day 04: Fly back to Kathmandu | O/N at 3 Star Hotel (A, B, D)
We take a scenic flight back to Kathmandu from Lhasa. Upon arriving at Kathmandu, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Kathmandu for an overnight stay.
- China/ Tibet Visa Fee
- Airport Pickup/ drop service
- Hotel Accommodation on twin sharing basis
- Daily Breakfast
- Private Transportation by jeep/van as per the group size
- Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
- Sightseeing and Entrance fee as per the itinerary
- English speaking Tibetan guide
- All the Government and local taxes.
What's not included
- Lunch and Dinner.
- Insurance of any kind.
- Personal expenses like beverage, mineral water, and tips.
- Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstances.
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- Norbulingka Summer Palace
- Sera Monastery which is one of the biggest monasteries of the yellow sect in Tibet
- Drepung Monastery is considered the largest monastery of the Gelugpa sect in Lhasa.
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