5 days
Duration
Lhasa, Tibet
Location
4/10
Physicality

The trip to Lhasa normally takes you to the heart of Tibet which will be the second home of anyone. You will arrive at the heart of Tibetan Culture, the holy city Lhasa features Jokhang Temple, Ramoche Temple, Potapa Palace etc. which were dating back to 7th century. Sera, Drapung and Ganden Monasteries are the larger Buddhist schools to explore Lhasa so far.

Tibetan culture is deeply influenced with Tibetan Buddhism which has prevailed since three thousand years. The power of Buddhism in the background has certain views in the entirety which makes the place interesting and unique, thus of house structure and faith of the people, are just the sense of another world. By creating a lovely vicinity on roof of the world, you are always welcomed by our hearts and mind.

Just send us more information about your Tibet tour plan, we will do the rest. The Adventures In Tibet offers our best experience on trip to Lhasa.

More about Lhasa tour

ARRIVE Lhasa airport/train station
DEPARTURE Lhasa airport/train station
TOUR COST Contact us for exact trip cost.
ALTITUDE 3650 meters
HIGHTLIGHTS
  • Barber street, the Pilgrimage circuit
  • Joking Temple
  • The grand Potala Palace
  • Drepung, Sera and Ganden Monasteries
INCLUDED
Tibet travel permits Transportation
Accommodation Entrance fee
Pick-up & drop-off Professional guide
A welcome dinner 2bottles of mineral water/day (1liter)
Oxygen cylinders First aid & kit
NOT INCLUDED
Meal
Travel insurance
Any domestic & international train/flight fare
Guide gratuity

If you already have planned lists to travel to Tibet, just discuss it with our Tibet trip advisor and you will be assisted at customizing the best Tibet Private tour itinerary.

Additional information

DestinationLhasa and Beyond
DatesYear-round
1

Day 01: Arrive at Lhasa

Upon arrival you will be met by our staff and will be transferred to hotel at center of the Lhasa city. You can walk around Barkhor circuit in the evening time, venture through the most holiest circuamulating Barkhor Street with local pilgrims. Overnight in a medium Hotel in Lhasa.

2

Day 02: Lhasa Tour: Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

Today is your first day of sightseeing on the high plateau, so we have purposely arranged only to visit Jokhang temple and Potala Palace. Jokhang temple is the most scared shrine in Tibet which was built in 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa, the circuit around it called Barkhor street, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs. Potala Palace is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Both of them are the focal points of pilgrims from entire Tibetan world, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith. Overnight in a medium hotel in Lhasa.

3

Day 03: Lhasa Tour: Visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries

Today you will be arranged to visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries. Both Drepung and Sera monasteries are Gelugpa (yellow hat) sect monastic colleges. Drepung monastery was the seat of the Government prior to Potala, it was once the world’s largest monastery in the history with 10,000 monks hailed from different monasteries all over Tibet. Sera monastery is famous for its Buddhism philosophical debate practice. Overnight in a medium hotel in Lhasa.

4

Day 04: Lhasa Tour: Visit Ganden Monastery and Norbulingka

Drive out for Ganden Monastery on this day, which is the first-ranked among the six Gelug sect monasteries. Ganden Monastery is founded by Tsongkhapa in 1409 and famous for its abbot throne holder who was traditionally recruited based on knowledge Buddhism. After visiting Ganden we will drive into Lhasa and visit Norbulingka – the summer palace of successive Dalai Lamas. Overnight in a medium Hotel in Lhasa.

5

Day 05 Transfer to Airport or Train Station

Transfer to airport or train station afternoon to connect your next destination.
trip to Lhasa

Tour Reviews

5 based on 1 review
February 13, 2016

We found Adventures in Tibet is the best travel agency run by local Tibetan professionals. All their staffs are practically good in English that has the full strength to explain Tibet culture and history in deep understanding. We highly commend travelers to book Tibet trips with this company, as we found they are most reliable and responsible travel team based in Lhasa, Amdo and Kham.

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