This 4 Night 5 Day fly in / fly out Lhasa Tour is one of our popular itineraries designed for your Tibet visit. Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region is a historically worthy city dated back to more than 1300 years in the history of Tibet. Lhasa is located at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level. It has been the hub of politics, economy, culture and religion in Tibet. The age old monasteries and temples in the city have preserved many historical relics, Buddhist scriptures, arts and crafts. Over two million people inhabit this land of rich natural resources and ancient cultures. Spiritual traditions, temples and monasteries, lakes and rivers, and mighty snow clad peaks are just a few of the intoxicating wonders to be experienced by adventurous travelers who get the opportunity to visit this land. So come and visit the land rich in mountains, monks, mystery and adventure.
Lhasa has only one international air-connection with Nepal (Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu). Air China is the only one airline that provides services in between two capital cities. There will be 3 flights in a week usually from May to September.
The 4 Night 5 Day fly in / fly out Lhasa Tour starts after you take an hour flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa which is more reminiscent to mountain flight. This flight will offer you the most spectacular mountain views of the beautiful mountain ranges. In Lhasa our representative will receive you in the airport and transfer you to hotel. From next day you will enjoy the sightseeing tour to Lhasa city where you will explore the the wonderful Potala palace, Norbulingka Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang temple, the bustling Barkhor Streets and many more. On the fifth day, you will take a flight back to Kathmandu.
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. (60 km/1hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 02: In Lhasa:
After breakfast proceed for 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.
Day 03: In Lhasa:
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, 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, 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. After Sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 04: In Lhasa:
After breakfast, visit Tibetan Medical Institute. Afternoon free for shopping or other activities on your own. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 05: 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