Visit Lhasa 5 Days/ 4 Nights

Visit Lhasa

This cultural tour offers you an opportunity to explore rich Tibetan culture & historical sites in and around Lhasa. You will fly over the Himalaya to Lhasa and stay in Lhasa for 3days sightseeing in and around Potala Palace, Norbulingka, Jokhang temple, Sera Monastery and Barkhor Bazaar.

  • Day 01: Kathmandu/Lhasa (By Flight) Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. "Lhasaā€¯. Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 mt, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods", the residence of the Dalai Lama., On arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60 km/ 1 -2hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
  • Day 02: Lhasa Wednesday, we start our sightseeing with a visit to one of Tibet's most important and biggest monastery, Drepung. Beautifully placed on a mountain slope 12 km. outside Lhasa. After returning to the city for lunch we will go to the Norbulinka, the former summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by a lush green garden, it's a favorite place for Tibetan people to celebrate their festivals.
  • Day 03: Lhasa In the morning visit the Potala Palace, one of the wonders in the world and one of the marvels of Tibet. This huge structure is the former home of the Dalai Lama and a sight you will definitely not forget. In the afternoon we visit the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred and oldest temple in Tibet. The walk around it is called the Barkhor and a must for all pilgrims, it is also a famous bazaar for Tibetan handicrafts and antiques.
  • Day 04: Lhasa The morning is free to relax or to explore the small alleys in the old Tibetan part of Lhasa. In the afternoon we will visit Sera monastery, 5 km. outside Lhasa, where we can watch the monks debating. They do this in a very special way by making all kinds of gestures with their hands and arms.
  • Day 05: Lhasa/Kathmandu (By Flight) Already the end of our tour and we have to get up very early for our transfer to Gonggar airport to catch the flight back to Katmandu. We arrive around nine o `clock in the morning because of the 2 hrs and 15 minutes time difference with Tibet. Of course we enjoy the spectacular views again while we fly over the Himalayan range

Cost Detail To quote you with an exact or approximate price, we need the number of persons in your group, the category of hotel, the mode of transportation (by plane or by bus or by jeep etc) & any alternation in your itinerary. Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the cost.

The package cost includesThe package cost excludes
  • Hotel, arrival/departure transfer
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Tibet Travel permit
  • Kathmandu - Tibet boarder transportation by comfortable vehicle
  • Tibet Overland Transfer by Private Land Cruiser (4WD Toyota)
  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing basis
  • Daily Breakfast
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • All fees for sightseeing and Monasteries as outlined in the itinerary
  • Flight Ticket
  • Accommodation and any services in Kathmandu
  • Chinese visa fee, Travel insurance
  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet
  • Extra expenses if incase political and natural problem
  • Tips for guides and driver
  • Nepal visa fee
  • Airport tax at Kathmandu airport