3 days Lhasa tour will give you an idea about Lhasa city in short time, but we believe it is just the start of your Tibet journey. This is a short city tour of Tibet. You will fly from Kathmandu to Tibet and visit the major places of Lhasa and return by flight to Kathmandu.
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet on the bank of Kychu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods" and it is the residence of the Dalai Lama. You will visit the Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Market place, and Sera Monastery during your 2 nights and 3 days tour in Lhasa.
The short tour of Tibet will give you a delightful memory of beautiful landscape of Tibetan plateau at an altitude of 3,650 meters from sea level. You will visit the religious Buddhist places and sample the culture of Tibetan people. Also the Himalayan scenic flight will give you the wonderful memory about the Himalayas
Day 01: Kathmandu/Lhasa (By Flight)
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 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. (60km/hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 02: In Lhasa
AM: After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it 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.
PM: Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery, 5Kms 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. Some free time for shopping or own activities O/N at Hotel.
Day 03: Lhasa/Kathmandu (By Flight)
Transfer to airport to connect return flight
Transportation bus /jeep as per group size.
Tibet travel permit.
English speaking Tibetan guide.
Accommodation on twin sharing room basis.
Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary.
Hotel-airport-hotel transfer in Lhasa and Kathmandu.
Client and travel insurance.
Lunch and dinner.
Personal expenses such as a drink, tips& etc.
Nepal re- entry visa fee