Famous Lhasa City Culture Tours Programs
Famous and Tibet highlighted Lhasa city culture tour offers you the visit to the must see cultural highlight for tourism in Tibet such as the circular streets, Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace along with numerous merchants and vendors offering a wide variety of local Tibetan arts, crafts, and tasty cuisines.
Lhasa highlighted culture tour outline
Day1 Arrival in Lhasa airport or station, transfer to hotel, rest for acclimatization
Day2 sightseeing in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar and more extra experience
Day3 sightseeing in Lhasa: Drepung and Sera Monastery and more short hiking and cultural experience
Day4 leave Tibet for next stop
Hotel options-freely booking: House of Shambhala, Shambhala Palace, The Lhasa Ganggyan Hotel, Xueyu Tiantang International Hotel (Snow Heaven Hotel), Dhood Gu Hotel, Yak Hotel, Kyichu Hotel, Gorkha Hotel and so on.
Tibet Lhasa highlighted city tour details
Day 01 Arrival by train or air, transfer to Lhasa, check in hotel, rest for acclimatization
Upon your arrival at Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Newwu Train Station, your Tibetan local guide and driver will pick you up with your name sign, and then they will transfer you to Lhasa city safely. Please be not so anxious to walk much around hotel to see this that, but you do need a good rest in your hotel for needed acclimatization, other wise you maybe under the weather little bit and easy get mountain sickness. Accommodation: Upon Requests
Day 02 Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Today what we will visit in Lhasa is the vital Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple with her vicinities. Potala palace is Lhasa's most important landmark and she a wonder of Eastern architecture. Your first site of this massive structure will be a magical moment which will be remembered for your rest life time. It has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once the home to the Dalai Lama. Well another visit we will take is to Jokhang Temple which locoates at Barkhor Bazaar. This temple is the most revered shrine in Tibet and is constantly bustling with devout worshippers. We will also be given the opportunity to shop in Barkor Bazaar, the crowded central market in ancient section of Lhasa where is the residence of many local people.
Day 03 Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
After breakfasts in hotel, we will drive to west Lhasa city section (about 11km) and give a visit to the Drepung Monastery, which was once the world's largest monastery. Housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery lies hidden in between the rocky ridges which are just beyond the city. Surprisingly much of the building was left untouched many years.
In the afternoon, the site we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located just 5km to North of Lhasa city and is home to several hundred lamas. Its famous debating activities happen around 3-4pm quite regularly every working day and we will not give it a miss.
Day 04 Fly onward to Kathmandu, Nepal or extend to China by air or train
Your personal driver and the guide will see you off to airport or train station, your Tibet tour with us ends. And hopefully it will leave you unforgettable memory in your whole life.