Our Tibetan tour guide will pick you up from the hotel at 9am and lead you to Guangming Gangqiong Tea House. You will enjoy a very relaxed time in the tea house and experience local Tibetans' life style. After that, we will go to Tibetan Family Kitchen for lunch. Tibetan Family Kitchen is very famous in Lhasa and you can order different dishes per your wish. It also has many options for vegetarians.
After your finish the lunch, you can walk around Barkhor Street and our tour guide will drop you off to your hotel after the tour.
Guangming Gang Qiong Tea House
Guangming Gang Qiong Tea House is a highly recommend tea house in Tibet. Local people and tourists come to relax themselves and enjoy the warm butter tea together. You will be given an empty cup and the servant will refill your cup when it is empty again. Tibetans like to gather in tea houses and chat with each other. For them, drinking butter tea is not only a eating habit but also a leisure of life.
The yak butter tea is very cheap, only 0.7 yuan per cup. In addition, you can taste the soup noodles, which cost RMB 6 per small bowl. There are some spicy pork and yak meat with the noddles.
Tibetan Family Kitchen
Tibetan Family Kitchen is deeply loved by foreign tourists and it is ranked the 1st restaurant in Tibet. It is located at No.1 Danjielin Road, Lhasa. The restaurant is owned by a Tibetan family with their lovely kids. The atmosphere in the restaurant is very friendly and cozy. You can even take a cooking class here and learn how to cook like local Tibetans.
It is a vegetarian friendly restaurant. The vegetarian soup and vegetarian momos are very popular here. For meat lovers, you can taste the fried yak noodles with yak butter or ginger lemon tea. Many customers consider the food yummy and very local.