Lhasa City Tour – 5 days

Lhasa City Tour – 5 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

4N/5D

Grade

Moderate

Max Altitude

3656 meter

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

  1. Tibet Museum: This modern museum provides insights into the history, culture, and art of Tibet. It houses an extensive collection of artifacts, paintings, sculptures, and historical documents that offer a comprehensive view of the region’s heritage.
  2. Namtso Lake: While not located within the city itself, Namtso Lake is a stunning natural wonder located a few hours’ drive from Lhasa. It’s one of the highest saltwater lakes in the world and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan mountains.
  3. Tibetan Cuisine: Lhasa offers a chance to indulge in authentic Tibetan cuisine. Try dishes like momos (dumplings), thukpa (noodle soup), and yak-based dishes. Tsampa, a roasted barley flour, is a staple food in Tibetan culture.
  4. Cultural Festivals: Lhasa hosts various cultural festivals throughout the year, celebrating Tibetan traditions, arts, and religious practices. The most famous festival is Losar, the Tibetan New Year, which showcases vibrant celebrations and rituals.

Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and is considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism. The city is located at an altitude of 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) above sea level and is surrounded by the snow-capped Himalayas.

A Lhasa city tour typically includes visits to the following:

Potala Palace: The Potala Palace is the former winter residence of the Dalai Lamas and is one of the most iconic landmarks in Tibet. The palace is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is said to contain over 1,000 rooms.

Jokhang Temple: The Jokhang Temple is the most sacred temple in Tibet and is said to house a number of important Buddhist relics, including a statue of Jowo Sakyamuni, the Buddha of the Present Age.

Norbulingka Palace: The Norbulingka Palace was the summer residence of the Dalai Lamas and is located in the western suburbs of Lhasa. The palace is known for its beautiful gardens and is a popular tourist destination.

Barkhor Street: Barkhor Street is a bustling market street that is lined with shops selling souvenirs, religious items, and food. The street is also a popular place for pilgrims to circumambulate the Jokhang Temple.

Sera Monastery: Sera Monastery is one of the largest and most important Gelugpa monasteries in Tibet. The monastery is home to over 5,000 monks and is known for its debate courtyards.

Drepung Monastery: Drepung Monastery is the largest Gelugpa monastery in Tibet and was once home to over 10,000 monks. The monastery is located in the western suburbs of Lhasa and is a popular tourist destination.

A Lhasa city tour can be a great way to experience the rich culture and history of Tibet. The city is home to many important Buddhist sites and is a popular destination for pilgrims from all over the world.

 

A Lhasa city tour can be a truly unforgettable experience. With its rich culture, history, and stunning scenery, Lhasa is a city that will stay with you long after you leave.

Detail Itinerary

Fly Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing to Lhasa in Tibet. Transfer to hotel in Lhasa. Afternoon ree for rest and acclimatize. Hotel.

Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung & Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Hotel.

Visit Potala Palace, Norbulinka, Drepung & Sera monasteries, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Bazaar. Hotel.

Day trip up the Kyichu valley to the great monastery at Ganden.
After return evening free for individual activities. Hotel.

Transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu, Chengdu or Beijing.
End of 5 Day Lhasa Tours.

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Tibet Travel Permit, entrance fees;
  • twin share accommodation in respective hotels;
  • tours and transfers with English speaking guide;
  • all land transport in 4-Wheel Drive jeeps;
  • breakfast everyday.
  • What is Excluded
  • China Visa fees;
  • Airport Departure Tax;
  • lunches & dinners; bottled/alcoholic drinks;
  • photography charges at monasteries/palaces/sites;
  • Nepal re-entry Visa (multiple entry visas are available);
  • Any services in Kathmandu/Nepal (hotels, transport, etc.).
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