Holy City Lhasa Tour Package
Duration: 3 Night 4 Days
Destination Covered:Lhasa 3N
Price: $ 449 USD
Highlights: Welcome to Lhasa! Today upon your Lhasa arrival, you will be greeted by your Tibetan guide and escorted to hotel. Rest of the day you will have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude.Tips: The altitude in Lhasa is about 3,650m above sea level. Take time out to relax and acclimate to the high altitude after arrival at your hotel. We recommend that you avoid strenuous activity for the first few days. It is advisable that you not take showers. For first time visitors, it is common to have different degrees of high altitude sickness symptom. Drink more water, have fresh fruit and plenty of rest will help to prevent the sickness. Have a good rest tonight, and get ready for tomorrow’s journey. Accommodations: Overnight in Lhasa
Elevation: 3500mHighlights: Today you will visit the famous Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street Potala Palace: Which is known as the cardinal landmark of Tibet and the residence of the Dalai Lama lineages. Stands 13 stories high and owes over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines and 200,000 statues, the Potala Palace formed a small world in it. Jokhang Temple: Listed on UNESCOs World Heritage list in 2000 as part of the Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims. The temple is a four-storey timber complex with a golden top, with the combination of Tang Dynasty, Tibetan and Nepal architectural styles. Every day, pilgrims come from every corner of Tibet worship here, make it a perfect site for photograpers. Barkhor Street: As the oldest street in Lhasa, Barkhor Street is considered as the center of the old city, and a perfect place to lear Tibetan culture, economy, religion, and arts. The street is full of handicarfts, such as ornaments, knives, tangka, religious musical instruments, gold and silver ware, masks and a lot more. If you intend to buy some souvenirs for friends or famiy, Barkhor Street will be an ideal place. Tips: 1) Some visitors might feel a bit hard to breath when climbing the Potala Palace, so please climb slowly. 2) Some places are not allowed to take photos, please kindly inquire your guide for details. 3) When shopping around Barkor Street, you can compare and bargain for the unique souvenirs 4) During the summer time, the musical fountain show at the Potala Plalace Square is 19:30—22:00PM. 5) Please bring water, a hat, sun cream, and sun glasses for today’s tour as you will be at outside for a long day. Accommodations: Overnight in Lhasa
Elevation: 3500mHighlights: Today you will visit Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery and enjoy the debate. Drepung Monastery: Located 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) from the western suburb of Lhasa, Drepung Monastery is known as the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It is considered one of the Three Great Monasteries (the other two are the Ganden Monastery and the Sera Monastery. Seen from afar, its grand, white construction gives the appearance of a heap of rice. As such, it was given the name Drepung‘, which, in the Tibetan language, means Collecting Rice.. Sera Monastery: Which is located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From of Mon ~ Fri, every afternoon, you ll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery. Tips: 1) Todays road condition is good. The tour involves some easy walking and climbing 2) Please bring water, a hat, sun cream, and sun glasses for today’s tour as you will be at outside for a long day. Accommodations: Overnight in Lhasa
Transfer Via: Flight arranged by own Highlights: Today our guide will send you to train station or airport for your next destination. Your lifetime Tibet tour is completed now.
Tour cost Includes:-
- Assistance on Arrival
- A 24 - hour helpline
- Welcome Drink On Arrival at Hotel
- Daily Breakfast
- Traditional welcome on arrival.
- All arrival and departure transfer on PVT / SIC basis on A/C Vehicle
- All Tibet travel permits
- Meals as listed in the itinerary
- Transportation with experienced driver.
- Lisenced Tibetan English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance ticket fees for attractions listed in the itinerary
- Oxygen for emergey usage (Only for the groups going to Everest or Kailash area)
Cost Does Not Include :-
- (GST is extra on total billing 5%)
- Air tickets/Train tickets.
- Visa charges (View Detail)
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenditure like soft drinks, mineral water, phone calls, tips etc..
- Meals that not specified in the itinerary (Average meals cost in Tibet is USD5-8/per)
- Flights to and out of Lhasa (We offer flight/train bookings if you need)
- Any item not mentioned in the inclusions
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