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Lhasa group tour

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  • Duration: 4 days

Lhasa group tour is a short and simple trip that takes you through the best part of the holy city Lhasa by appreciating its prominent historical architects Lhasa Highlight is a short and simple trip that takes you through the best part of the holy city Lhasa by appreciating its prominent historical architects of Potala Palace, mystical Jokahng temple, sprawling Sera and Drepung monastery, your arrival to Lhasa will be greeted by the lovely blue sky and impressive glimpse of gigantic Potala palace perched on small mount called red hill, while during the couple of days acclimation and jet-lag alleviation, you will deeply overwhelmed by visiting numbers of world heritages and mystical temples, both Potala palace and Jokhang temple are main focal points of Tibetan pilgrims since centuries ago, nevertheless the bustling street around the Jokhang temple is one of the most devotional circuit known as Bakhor and you will have great chance to walk shoulder to shoulder with devoted pilgrims came from allover Tibet, moreover, visiting Drepung and Sera monastery elaborate your understanding about the Tibetan Buddhism and its practices; it is a real pleasure to explore the busy cobbled lanes twisting around the aged buildings in the sprawling monasteries of Drepung and Sera monastery.of Potala Palace, mystical Jokahng temple, sprawling Sera and Drepung monastery, your arrival to Lhasa will be greeted by the lovely blue sky and impressive glimpse of gigantic Potala palace perched on small mount called red hill, while during the couple of days acclimation and jet-lag alleviation, you will deeply overwhelmed by visiting numbers of world heritages and mystical temples, both Potala palace and Jokhang temple are main focal points of Tibetan pilgrims since centuries ago, nevertheless the bustling street around the Jokhang temple is one of the most devotional circuit known as Bakhor and you will have great chance to walk shoulder to shoulder with devoted pilgrims came from allover Tibet, moreover, visiting Drepung and Sera monastery elaborate your understanding about the Tibetan Buddhism and its practices; it is a real pleasure to explore the busy cobbled lanes twisting around the aged buildings in the sprawling monasteries of Drepung and Sera monastery.

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  • Days Trip overview Activity Accommodation
    Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) Pick up and transfer to hotel and rest at hotel Yak hotel
    Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing Bakhor street/Jhokang Temple and Potala Palace Yak hotel
    Day 3 Lhasa sightseeing Sera Monastery/Drepung Monastery Yak hotel
    Day 4 Depart from Tibet Drop out to train/airport

  • DAY 01.
    ARRIVAL IN LHASA EITHER BY AIR OR TRAIN.

    A short flight into Tibet offers a panorama of the snowy Himalayan ranges and snow covered Tibet plateau. If you take the train to Tibet, it emerge into the high plateau by crossing the mighty Thangu la pass(5231m) get you to Lhasa with beautiful sceneries along the route, at your arrival at the Gonggar airport or Lhasa Train Station, you will be greeted by our Tibetan guide and driver and transfer to your hotel in Lhasa city, from the airport to Lhasa it is about 60km and it takes less than an hour through the recently built highway, from the train station it is only 25km and it takes about half hour, check in the hotel and take it easy for the rest of the day to acclimatize and alleviate the jet lag. Overnight in Lhasa.

    DAY 02. .
    LHASA ESCORTED TOUR

    Attractions; Jokhang temple and bustling Bakhor street and Sera monastery.

    Today is the your first day on the high plateau and some of you may have little head ach which is very common for travelers by the high altitude, so drinking enough water and mild activity on the first few days is recommendable. In the morning our guide will meet you at the hotel and take an easy visit to Jokhang Temple in the centre of the Old Lhasa city. Jokhang temple is one of the most scared temple in all over Tibet and it is always bustling with earnest local pilgrims since from early days. After that you have time to walk around the Bakhor street which is the one of the most devotional circuit as well as crowded central market of Lhasa, during the old days it is the most famous local market but now it is changed to tourist gift shopping centre. The amazing day will ended with a visit to the Sera Monastery, it is built in the fifteenth century by the Jamchen choji Sakya Yeshi who is disciple of Tsongka pa, few different monastic colleges in Sera is home to several hundred monks from different part of Tibet, the famous Buddhist philosophical debates among the monks are happening everyday in the afternoon except Sunday. Continues acclimatize and alleviate jet lag rest of the day. Overnight in Lhasa.

    DAY 03.
    LHASA ESCORTED TOUR.

    Attractions; Potala palace and Drepung monastery.

    Today we will visit the famous Potala Palace, the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the masterpiece of Tibetan architecture, it was first built by 33rd King Songtsen Gangpo in 7th century and later in 17th century rebuilt by 5th Dalai Lama, since then it was home to the Dalai Lama and his government. Walking though the long steps are quite challenging but it is worthwhile to leave your foot steps in the spiritual palace of God of compassion which listed in the world heritage in 1994. And in the afternoon, we will visit the Drepung monastery, once the world’s largest monastery that housed for more than 10,000 monks, it was resident of the Dalai Lama prior to Potala Palace, but several destructions were taken place in different time but still you have lots of things to see by walking through numbers of narrow and twisted lane through the monks apartments is thrilling. Continues acclimatize and alleviate jet lag rest of the day. Overnight in Lhasa.

    DAY 04.
    DROP OUT AT LHASA AIRPOR/TRAIN STATION.

    On the last day our guide and driver will ascourt you to the airport or train station and it is time to say your good bye and depart to your next destination. Before your departure, we will appreciate if you can spend a short time to give us feed back to our services either by filling the feedback form or simply send us an email. Your trip ends here

  • TOUR COST INCLUDES-

    -All necessary travel permits to Tibet;
    – Entrance ticket fees for all the sight spots listed in the program;
    – Private transportation in Tibet: Ranging from 4WD land cruiser to bus depending on the group size and trip route (car gasoline is included).
    – Private guide: English speaking local Tibetan guide;
    – Lodging: hotels in Lhasa, Shigatse and Zhangmu, rest of the nights at local guesthouses
    – Pick-up and send-off services at the beginning/end of the tour;
    – Oxygen canisters: 2 canister for each person; – Lodging and meals for guide and drivers;
    – First aid kit;
    – Liability travel insurance;

    TOUR COST EXCLUDES –

    -Travel insurance covers trip cancellation and emergency evacuation(recommended);
    – Expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.);
    – International and domestic flight/train.(Note: we accept flights and train tickets bookings in advance, please check the updated cost and ticket availability with your travel consultant);
    – Yaks and porters for Kailash trekking to carry luggages, you can hire it from ther which cost CNY150 per per day/per yak;
    – Meals that are not specified in the itinerary (Averagely a meal in Tibet cost USD5 per person);
    – Gratuities for the guide and driver: