4 Days Lhasa & Lhasa Museum Seniors Tour

Our local guide will meet you upon your arrival in Gonggar airport and will escort you to Lhasa. On the 2-hour drive way

  • Tibet Museum, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulingka Park, Drepung Monastery& Sera Monastery
  • Private tour guide + Driver + Vehicle + entrance Tickets fee + Breakfasts, Lunches
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4 Days Lhasa & Lhasa Museum Seniors Tour
 
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  1. Day 1: Lhasa Arrival
    Tibet Museum (Lunch)

    AM: Our local guide will meet you upon your arrival in Gonggar airport and will escort you to Lhasa. On the 2-hour drive way, you’ll enjoy the heart-stopping views along the Yarlong Tsangpo River. After check in your hotel and have a rest to acclimatize yourself to the high altitude city at the top of the world.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: Then, go to visit the Tibet Museum, which is not only a source of information and inspiration for Tibetans themselves, but also educates visitors from the world on the unique culture.

    Accommodation: Lhasa

    Tibet Museum

  2. Day 2: Lhasa
    Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple (Lunch)

    AM: The overwhelming Potala Palace is your first stop. As the symbol of Tibet, it was built in 641 AD and was the winter palace of Dalai Lama who is Tibet’s pope. Impressive Tibetan architecture, huge golden Buddha statues, red-robed lamas and devoted pilgrims all make it a must-visit.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: In the afternoon, you’ll visit the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibet. Every day, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek here from long distances to worship. Finally, walk the special circular pilgrimage route as local followers always do at Barkhor Street.

    Accommodation: Lhasa

    Potala Palace

  3. Day 3: Lhasa
    Norbulingka Park, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery (Lunch)

    AM: Today you will go to explore more interesting place of Lhasa. After the same pick-up as yesterday, you will come to Drepung Monastery with tour guide firstly. 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.

    Noon: Lunch at local restaurant.

    PM: The second site today you will visit is the famous 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.

    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

    Drepung Monastery

  4. Day 4: Lhasa Departure

    Today is free for you until to be transferred to the airport in time for your flight.

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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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  • Personal expense
  • Gratuities (recommended)

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