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Name: Greg Brick
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Name: Sunil Adhikari
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Lhasa Tour 4 Nights 5 Days

Price Start
USD 650  Per Person
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Activity Level

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Group Size
2+10
Trip Code:
NLT-TLT5
Season:
MAR-APR-MAY-JUN-JUL-AUG-SEP-OCT-NOV
Destination:
Tibet Tours
Duration:
5

Trip Highlights

Nepal Tibet Lhasa Tour dominates other tourist places with its mesmerizing beauty of Tibet. Tibet is a region in East Asia that covers much of the Tibetan Plateau. Further, it spans about 2.5 million square kilometers. Above all,  it is the traditional homeland of the Tibetan people as well as some other ethnic groups. For an instance, Tibet includes other ethnic groups like Monpa, Tamang, Qiang, Sherpa, and Lhoba peoples. Likewise, this land also now inhabits considerable numbers of Han Chinese and Hui people.

 

Moreover, Tibet is the highest region on Earth, with an average elevation of 5,000 m (16,000 ft). It is located in the Himalayas and the highest elevation in Tibet is Mount Everest. Most importantly, this Earth’s highest mountain rises 8,848.86 m (29031.69 ft) above sea level.

 

Ever planned on Tibet Lhasa Tour for 4 Nights and 5 Days?

 

On these Tibet Lhasa Tours, we will travel in Land cruisers 4WD, following the Friendship Highway. Further, we will go through some of the most amazing landscapes on Earth. Moreover, we will stay in the best traditional hotels Tibet has to offer.

 

We will pass small Tibetan settlements, and nomadic herdsmen wandering across the wide arid plains and awe-inspiring mountain peaks. This tour is sure to fascinate you with its wealth of cultural interest. We will have plenty of opportunities to explore this side of Tibet. For instance, we enjoy both Lhasa and the other towns as we pass through on our journey.

Itinerary

Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. “Lhasa.” Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 Mt, is situated on the north bank of the 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/1hr). Full rest in the afternoon-to-acclimatize-.Overnight-at-hotel-in-Lhasa.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,656m
Meals:
Breakfast

After breakfast proceeds for a full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, and & Norbulinka. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Norbulingka meaning ‘Treasure Park’ covers an area of around 360000 sq. m. and is considered to be the biggest man made garden in Tibet. After sightseeing you will be transferred-to-hotel-for-your-Overnight-at-hotel-in-Lhasa.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,656m
Meals:
Breakfast

After breakfast full day of sightseeing at Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, and Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery, 5 Kms north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa’s prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese.

Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, houses Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. After Sightseeing, you will be transferred to the hotel for your overnight stay in Lhasa.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,656m
Meals:
Breakfast

Drive to Ganden Monastery, Ganden Monastery or Ganden Namgyeling is one of the “great three” Gelug university monasteries of Tibet, China. It is in Dagzê County, Lhasa. The other two are Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery. Afternoon free for shopping Overnight at a hotel in Lhasa.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,656m
Meals:
Breakfast

Finally, we will return to the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. We will have an early morning flight and we will departure shortly after breakfast.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast

Price & Dates

What's Included

  • Transportation.
  • Tibet travel permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan guide.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
  • Daily breakfast.
  • Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.

What's Not Included

  • Client and travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Personal expenses such as a drink, tips& etc.
  • International fare

What is the meaning of "Lhasa" in Tibetan, and what is its significance?

Lhasa, in Tibetan, carries a very deep meaning, signifying it as the “Place of the Gods”. The reason for the city to be such pure and religious from within. The name reflects the spiritual and cultural significance of the capital city of Tibet.

Which river is Lhasa situated on the north bank of, and what is its name in Tibetan?

Lhasa is a beautiful city, situated just on the north bank of the Kyichu River, thus making it the reason to be called as “Lhasa River” in Tibetan. The flowing rivers adds on to enhance the beauty of this great city.

How long does the flight from your departure location to Lhasa take?

The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa will take you around 1 hour. Offering you an awe-inspiring experience as you soar just above the majestic Himalayan Ranges. The one-hour journey brings a lot to table as you experience breath taking panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks and great variation of landscapes.

What is the altitude of Lhasa, and why is it important to rest in the afternoon upon arrival?

The city of Lhasa settles at an altitude of 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) above sea level. The air is quite thin when compared to lower altitude, but is doable for most of the people. Surrounded by great mountains, it is necessary to allow your body to acclimatize to this high altitude.

What does "Norbulingka" mean, and what is notable about this site?

Norbulingka, which in Tibetan translates to “Treasure Park”. Norbulingka is regarded as the summer spot of the Dalai Lama. Great artistic and architectural factors contribute to making it a great highlight of Tibet. It spans over a great area of about 360,000 square meters. Thus, making it the largest man-made garden in the whole of Tibet. The great effort put into the designed landscapes, vibrant floras, and great ponds scattered all over the park is truly a sight to enjoy.

What happened to the Sera Monastery during the Chinese occupation, and how has it evolved since then?

Sera Monastery settles just 5 kilometers north of Lhasa and has an interesting history. Having faced the adversity during the Chinese occupation, the Monastery still has a quite impressive beauty and spiritual essence to it. Today, it is regarded as one of Lhasa’s most enchanting monasteries. Thus, attracting tourists with its great architecture and culture.

What is the special religious relic housed in the Jokhang Temple, and how did it come to be there?

Jokhand Temple is located right in the center of Old Lhasa. This temple holds a special place in the history of Tibetan Buddhism. The home to the golden statue of Shakyamuni Buddha, the Jokhand temple gets its religious significance from the very statue. Legend has that this divine statue was brought as a special gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng, to symbolize the union of two great civilizations.

How would you spend your free time in the afternoon on Day 4?

Leisure time is crucial during a long journey, this is, to sum up all the memories till now and enjoy the vibes. Lhasa has a delightful shopping opportunity. From bustling local markets to charming stores, the city truly offers an array of Tibetan traditional crafts. Possibilities are endless when you are in Lhasa, from painted thangkas, to handcrafted pieces of jewelry, woven carpets. The rich cultural history and traditions of Tibet are well seen on the Market. You must not forget to explore the Barkhor Market, which is the best-known marketplace in whole of Tibet.

Is there any specific recommendation for shopping in Lhasa?

The shopping in Lhasa, is arguably one of the best parts of your whole trip. There are a lot of treasure waiting for it to be picked by you. The ranges are unlimited when shopping in Tibet. With tons of marketplace such as the Barkhor Market. You dive deep into the tradition and culture of Bhutan, such that you can’t help start to adore it’s beauty.

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