Tibet is considerably a popular land of mysterious culture and the land blessed with natural beauty for the whole mankind which always makes Tibet uniquely distinctive from other tourist destination across the world. The travelers who are keen to know ancient Buddhist culture and sacred Buddhist heritages including ancient monasteries find Tibet really a rewarding tourist destination. This 3 night 4 day Lhasa Tour takes you to one of the idea destination, Lhasa, a beautiful city enriched with its own distinctive history and culture which infatuate all sorts of travelers. They find themselves busy in exploring and experiencing ancient Buddhist culture and its history there. It seems as if it is an isolated part of the world having its own culture and history since immemorial that makes one’s journey a lifetime memorable.
Not only Lhasa tour is culturally enriched but also has the natural splendor that satisfies the travelers tremendously. The breath-taking Mountain View with virgin snow, high plateau, magnificent mountain terrain, gorgeous valley, and the like are striking attractions of Lhasa tour. Besides, the major highlights of Lhasa tour are a visit around the town including the Potala Palace, Bharkhor street, a serene and pristine street, the Norbulingka (the Dalai Lamas summer palace) and the Jorkhang Temple which contains Jowo Shakyamuni, considered to be the most holy statue to all Tibetan Buddhists. You also will have oppoetunity to visit the major monasteries in the Lhasa Valley including Samye, Drepung and Sera. And the Yamdrok Lake, tranquil lakes is also one of the prime attractions of Lhasa tour. Then, you ,finally, will fly back from Lhasa to Kathmandu.
Day 1:Arrive in Lhasa (3650m)
Arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train. Tibetan guide will greet,receive you there drive to your hotel.You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo river/Bhamaputra River(The Longest and largest river in Tibet)and Lhasa River on their way to Lhasa .Take a rest ri acclimatize in high altitude after chech in hotel . It also possible to walk around Potala Square,and get amazing photos of Palace .Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 2:Lhasa Tour –Polata Palace ,Johkang Temple ,and Barkhor Street
Breakfast and sightseeing tour first visit the Polata is the winter palace if the Dalai Lama .Tibet Potala palace has 1000 chambers ,the gilded burial stupas of formal Dalai Lamas and meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet .After lunch ,tour to Jokhang temple built bt the 33rd great king of Tibet in 7th century to promote the Buddhist religion .Barkhor Street Id the local Tibetan street around Jokhang temple ,you can walk with pilgrims and locals ,and shopping local Tibetan souvenirs there.
Day 3:LhasaTour-Drepung and Sera Monastery.
Breakfast and continue Lhasa tour to visit Drepung monastery ,one of the great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet biilt in 1416 by jamyang choge ,one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples.Ganden palace used to be Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before he moved to the Potala palace .In the afternoon ,we visit Sera Monastery ,one of the “great three”Gelugpa monasteries of Tibet built in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey ,one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples.The Monks debate at around 3-5 in the afternoon is tha main attraction of Sera Monastery.Stay overnight in Lhasa.
Day 4: Lhasa Airport
Breakfast and your tour guide will transfer you to Lhasa airport or train to continue travel to Kathmandu or mainland China.
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- Airport pick up and departure transfer
- Tibet travel permit and all over necessary permits to Tibet
- All entrance fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
- English –speaking Tibetan local tour guide shares in your group
- Comfortable ,local driver ,vehicle ranging from 4 WD land cruiser to minibus depending on the group size Twin Sharing accommodation with breakfast
- Tourist accident /casualty insurance
- First aid Kit
- Flight or Train Ticket
- Lunch and dinner during Tibet tour ,it costs about USD 3-15 per person for one meal in Tibet.
- Tips for tour guide and driver
- Personal expenses, like laundry ,phone call ,snacks ,soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip) ,optional tour activities etc.
- Tibet China group paper Visa.