4 days Lhasa City Tour
4 days Lhasa City Tour

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Cultural and Historical Sightseeing
  • Transport: Land Cruiser / Van
  • Food: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner (BLD)
  • Accommodation: As Per Itinerary
  • Max Elevation: 3,650m
  • Main Attraction: Potala Palace, The winter palace of Dailai lama, Jokhang Temple, Sera and Drepung Monastery the Biggest Monastery in Lhasa.
  • Best Season: April to November

About 4 days Lhasa City Tour

4 days Lhasa City Tour

This a budget-friendly tour package which has grasped the real embodiments of Lhasa City. It is extraordinarily planned for the individuals who have less time to visit Tibet, however, need to encounter its spirit.

You will visit the best-known destinations during this trip after your landing in Lhasa, such asPotala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street initially. You will likewise head to visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, two of the three biggest religious communities in Lhasa, to find out about real Tibetan Buddhism history.

Lhasa is very much captivating because of the natural beauty that surrounds it such as peaks of Mt. Everest, snow cladded mountains, breezy weather, and the smiling faces of the locals always welcoming the visitors whole-heartedly.

Highlights of 4 days Lhasa City Tour

  • Visit the incredible Potala Palace and Jokhang Monastery and experience the devoted pilgrimage by following the worshipers Jokhang Temple.
  • Endure the authentic Tibetan culture in Barkhor Street.
  • Explore Drepung Monastery - significant Buddhist College and 600-year-old Sera Monastery.

Itinerary

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Departure Transport to Tribhuban Airport and Trans – Himalayan flight to Tibet (Gongaar airport) (1hr.) Drive to Lhasa (1hr.) – Full rest for acclimatization – O/N at Hotel.

    Today, we visit the Potala Palace, the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It is located on the red hill, a good view point in Lhasa. It remains constantly bustling with religious worshippers. The palace was put into use since the 7th century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The glided burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation cave of 33rd great king of Tibet are the most valuable collection of Potala Palace. In the afternoon, we visit the renowned Jokhang Temple which offers the first glimpse of devout Tibetans. Here we will see the glistering statue of Sakyamuni which is considered as the Tibetan Buddhism’s rarity. You can perceive many pilgrims making prostrating in front of the Temple.

    Next, we stroll around the ancient Barkhor Street to witness ancient art and architecture. Beside that, we can taste local dishes and tea with locals in tea house.

      After breakfast, we proceed to visit the Drepung Monastery, one of the great three Gelug Monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choge. Jamyang Choge is one of the main Tsongkhapa’s disciples. We also visit the biggest monastery Kitchen inside the monastery and explore the Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung. In the Afternoon, we head for paying homage to Sera Monastery, another one of the great three Gelung monasteries in Tibet. We witness the Monks debate held at around 3 – 5 PM in the noon. Moreover, we make a short visit to the Tibetan religious scripture printing house, inside the monastery where we can witness three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Lord Buddha.

      Overnight stay in Lhasa.

         Departure to Gonggar Airport and fly back to Kathmandu or departure to your onward destination.

          What's included

          • Airport Pickup/ drop service
          • Daily Breakfast
          • Necessary Tibet Travel Permit
          • English speaking Tibetan guide
          • All the Government and local taxes.

          What's not included

          • Insurance of any kind
          • Natural and political disturbance and unforeseen circumstance