4 Days Classic Lhasa City Tour

Our tour guide will meet you at Gonggar Airport. After immigration formalities, you will be driven to Lhasa (3650 meters). It takes around an hour to reach the old city.

  • Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Barkhor Square, Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + Entrance Tickets fee + Breakfasts, Lunches
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4 Days Classic Lhasa City Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

    Our tour guide will meet you at Gonggar Airport. After immigration formalities, you will be driven to Lhasa (3650 meters). It takes around an hour to reach the old city. After checking in at your hotel, you are advised to take rest and take it easy. Drink plenty of fluids and let your body get used to Lhasa’s high altitude. Note: There is no fixed program arranged for today.

    Accommodation:Lhasa

  2. Day 2: Lhasa
    Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Barkhor Square (Lunch)

    AM: Today you will go to explore more interesting place of Lhasa. After the same pick-up as yesterday, you will come to Sera Monastery which is the second largest monastery in Tibet. Sera Monastery was built in the Ming Dynasty by the famous Sagya Yeshes who was one of the eight disciples of Zongkapa and given the title of the Great Mercy Dharma by Emperor Xuanzong of Ming Dynasty after he had an audience with the Emperor in 1409 and 1414. The debate about Buddhism of Sera Monastery earns its fame in the Tibetan region, which is always taken a necessary activity to see for travelers from the whole world.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: The second site today you will visit is the famous Barkhor Street, also called Bajiao Street, which is a famous turning scripture path and business center in Lhasa, conserving well the traditional appearance and living custom of the ancient Lhasa. Enrolled on the list of “Ten National Historical and Cultural Street”, Barkhor Street is considered as one of most charming and special street nationwide, miniaturizing the history development of Tibet.

    Finally, you will go to Norbulingka which was firstly built in 1740s, the time of the 7th Dalai Lama and experienced about 200 years’ construction until the time of 14th Dalai Lama. On the list National Relic Protection Units, the Norbulingka situated at the western suburban of Lhasa for over 200 years. It is a typical Tibetan style garden occupied 360,000 square meters, used as the place for the Dalai Lamas to live and deal with the daily political affairs. After visiting the sites, you will go back to your hotel.

    Accommodation: Lhasa

    Barkhor Street

  3. Day 3: Lhasa
    Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery (Lunch)

    AM: Meet your Lhasa tour guide at hotel lobby around 9am and then start your exploration on this land from the world famous Potala Palace. It is the shrine for all pilgrims as a great representation of Tibet. People come here would be feasted from both sense organ and inner soul by its magnificent physical construction and collections as well as its significant religious, politic and cultural sense to this vast highland.

    Noon: Lunch on your own.

    PM: Later in the day you will visit the beautifully landscape Drepung Monastery with tour guide. It is one of the Six Great Monasteries of Gulug (Yellow Hat) in Tibet, and shares the fame of the Three Great Monasteries in Lhasa with Sera Monastery and Ganden Monastery. It is located at south side of Gebeiwoze Mountain, 10km east of west suburban of Lhasa city. The ordered architectures in white was built against the Gebeiwoze Mountain and fully occupied the hillside, seeming a huge rice dump, hence the name of “Drepung” which means collected rice in Tibetan language and represents the prosperity of Tibetan.

    Accommodation:Lhasa

    Potala Palace

  4. Day 4: Lhasa Departure

    Today our guide will see you off at the airport for your homeward flight. Hope our dedicated service leaves you a pleasant memory for this comprehensive Tibet tour.

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Price includes

  • All entrance tickets as mentioned in itinerary
  • Hotel with breakfast
  • All meals or local cuisine as noted in itinerary
  • All transfer as mentioned in itinerary
  • Air-condition car, driver and English speaking tour guide
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group

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  • Gratuities (recommended)

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