4 Day Lhasa Tour
Day 1 Lhasa – On arrival at the Lhasa Airport, you will be met by the local guide and
be transferred to your hotel conveniently located near the famous Barkhor street
in the central district. Rest and acclimate yourself to the high altitude before
taking an easy orientation tour by walking not far from your hotel in the
2 Lhasa – Today you will visit the splendid Potala Palace and taken to a special
platform nearby where you will be able to get a great panoramic view of the
Palace and take the best photos from there. Your guide will then take you to
visit the Jokhang Temple situated at the heart of the holy Barkhor Kora where
you will see an endless stream of Tibetan pilgrims. Pay a visit to the Ani
Tstang Kung Nunnery hidden in the backstreet just in walking distance. You
can sit among the locals and taste yak butter tea at the simple teahouse run
by the nuns. BLD
3 Lhasa – In the morning you will pay a visit to the local markets where you will
find foods, herbs, household utensils and jewelry. Later you will be taken to
Norbulingka, the Dalai Lama’s Summer Palace and go to the Sera Monastery
in the afternoon. If lucky you will see the monks debating their religion which
can be very active. You will then visit the Thousand Buddha Cliff Carvings
which is not widely known by tourists but is highly worshipped by the local
4 Lhasa departure – Free on your own to explore around the local area until the
guide comes to transfer you to the airport or train station for your departure.
Cost: 3 star hotel 2-5 persons $1195. pp dbl. occ. 6-9 persons $995 pp 10+ $695 pp.
Single supplement: $300.
For upgrade to 4 or 5 star hotel, please ask for a quote.