Lhasa Tour

Days 06
Price $1350
Rating
Max Altitude 3800m
Region Tibet
Grade easy
Accommodation Hotel/ Guesthouse/ Lodge
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Trip Overview

The Tibetan city of Lhasa has been able to attract peace-seeking people with the presence of many small and big monasteries and temples. The dry vegetation and the high altitude rocky terrain of Lhasa, has made the place more intriguing. Lhasa Tour is a short journey to several major places of the Tibetan capital, depicting equal historical as well as cultural importance. Lhasa Tour is an opportunity to explore the lifestyle and culture of a place submerged in the serenity of Buddhism.

This short tour of 6 days, takes you to high altitude dry land where the religion, the architecture, and the colorful culture shines very bright. The tour takes place in some of the prominent places of Tibet, like the winter and summer palaces of successive Dalai Lamas, Potala Palace, and Norbulingka Palace respectively. Museums and streets gather the knowledge of Lhasa people. You can see the largest river in Tibet, Yarlung Tsangpo, along with the Lhasa River. This tour visits other monasteries like Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, and Ganden Monastery. All of the places included in the tour have their own cultural, historical, and architectural importance. The streets of Lhasa are mosaic with different colors of Buddha paintings and the lightings. Lhasa Tour provides you with the knowledge of Buddhist religion and fascinates your mind with what the city of Lhasa has to offer.

Nepal Social has been providing the best trek and adventures to the clients for a continuous year. We have the best guides, and the management team is very friendly with proficiency in the English language. It is always a pleasure to welcome you to our agency.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01:  Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa

You will board a scenic flight to Lhasa from Kathmandu. Enjoying the views of Nepal and Tibet Himalayas, you arrive in Gonggar Airport in Tibet Autonomous Region of China. Our local representative will receive you at the airport and will transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa.

Day 02:  Lhasa Tour-Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street

This day, you will be visiting Potala Palace, which is also known as the winter residence of the Dalai Lama. This palace is the most recognized and visited landmark in Lhasa. Then, you head to Jokhang Temple, which was founded by the 33rd great King of Tibet, and is home to a large statue of Buddha Sakyamuni. Surrounding the temple is Barkhor Street where you can circumambulate Jokhang Temple whilst exploring the old market.

Day 03:  Lhasa Tour- Norbulingka Palace, Tibet Museum and Sera Monastery

Today, you will visit Norbulingka palace, which served as a summer residence for the successive Dalai Lamas. It is also listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Then, you visit Tibet Museum, which has collections of the cultural history of Tibet. From there on, you head on to Sera Monastery where you will be able to view three sand Mandalas and a colorful rock painting of Buddha.

Day 04:  Lhasa Tour- Ganden Monastery and Hike Around

The day is dedicated to exploring Ganden Monastery and its outskirts. The picturesque Ganden Monastery is one of the great three Gelug university monasteries of Tibet and comprises of 50 halls allocated for different purposes. Ganden Monastery sits on a hill with a shape of reclining elephant and faces east towards the bare and giant Tibetan hills. You will hike around the area before calling it a day.

Day 05:  Departure from Lhasa

After exploring the monasteries depicting Tibetan Buddhism, we head back to Kathmandu. The flight to Kathmandu pleases you with a great view of Lhasa and the Tibetan highlands. Enjoy your free evening in Kathmandu.

Day 06:  Rest/Departure from Kathmandu

We bid you farewell and then take you to the airport for your further departure to your country.

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What's Included

  • International flights transfer.
  • Hotel in a double/twin room sharing.
  • Tibet Travel Permit and Visa fees with permit processing
  • Guided tour of the city with all entry fees as per Itinerary.
  • Accommodation in tour at best available Teahouse/Lodge.
  • Daily breakfast
  • Experience professional tour guide
  • Tour permits and local taxes for the region
  • Group first Aid Kit.
  • Insurance for all our staff.
  • Nepal Social Adventures T-shirt.
  • Trekking map for each trekker.

What's Not Included

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Personal travel insurance; medical and evacuation insurance.
  • Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water.
  • Tips for trekking guide & porters which is expected
  • International airfare and airport taxes, excess baggage charges.

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