Lhasa City Tour

Trip Overview

This tour covers all the three world heritage sites like The Potala palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. Tourists will visit the Drepung monsteary, which used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama who built Potala Palace. Later clients are expected to enjoy the Monks debate on the Buddhist doctrines in the Sera monastery.

         Highlights:

  • Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama
  • Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet
  • Sera Monastery: One of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.
  • Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.

After arriving in Lhasa, local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Acclimatize the high altitude in the hotel.
Overnight in Lhasa

Day 2: Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street (B,D).

The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It's situated at 12,139 feet above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.
Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

Day 3: Monasteries in Lhasa, Drepung and Sera (B).

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.
Afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.

Day 4: Depart from Lhasa (B).

Transfer clients to the airport or train station.

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– Nepalese embassy on your country or

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Nepal is an extremely diverse country for its size. The temperature here can range from extremely hot (37-40C) in the lower Terai regions, to negative temperatures in the northern, mountainous regions. Feb-May & Sept-Nov are prime trekking times due to the lovely climate. There is ample sun in the day time, and only slightly chilly at night. Monsoon (June-Aug) can get very hot and humid-with showers usually in the early morning and late afternoon.
You can get Visa through

– Nepalese embassy on your country or

– On arrival Visa in Tribhuwan International

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