Tibet Lhasa Tour
Tibet Lhasa tour is one of the popular travel destination in Tibet. Tibet Lhasa tour offer beautiful Himalayan views of Tibet, Tibetan monasteries, Tibet potala palace, Jhokang temple and excursion around Lhasa. Lhasa is one of the beautiful city in Tibet. Lhasa mean in Tibetan language, the Holy Land or the Buddha Land Lhasa is actually one of the most featured and dream-about cities in the world. Lhasa is not only city because of its remoteness, its high altitude at 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) means limited accessibility and its impressive heritage of over a thousand years of cultural and spiritual history that has helped to create the romantic and mysterious Tibetan religion. Lhasa, the capital of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region, has a history of more than 1,300 years. Lhasa is the political, economic, cultural and transport center of the region. Lhasa covers an area of close to 30,000 square km. It has a downtown of 544 square km and a population of 400,000; 140,000 of its people live in the downtown area. Tibet Lhasa is home to the Tibetan, Han, and Hui peoples, as well as many other ethnic groups, but the Tibetan ethnic group makes up 87 percent of the total population. Tibet Lhasa city has also been appointed as one of the 24 historical and cultural cities of China.
Tibet Lhasa sightseeing tour include beautiful Lhasa merry blue waves river , Norbulinka palace, Sera Monastery , Jokhang Temple, Drepung monastery with in few days. For the Tibet Lhasa tour, it has three option to reach by flight kathmandu by flight or by overland to Tibet Lhasa, By flight from different nation to Lhasa and by train also accessible for Tibet Lhasa tour. Lhasa tour can do with in a week but we Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition arrange personalized Tibet Lhasa package trip as per travelers demand. Tibet Potala palace is the one the vital place of the Lhasa Tibet tour. Tibet Potala Palace is no doubt one of the wonders of the world. It was first built by the greatest king Songtsen Gampo in the seventh century and was later expended to its present form by the fifth Dalai Lama in the seventeenth century. This 13 storey building accommodates 1000 rooms, living quarter of the Dalai lamas, apartments for Regents, Tutors, High Lamas, splendid ceremonial areas, offices of Chapel, Shrine and corridors, Treasuries, cell for monks and servants, granaries and store rooms. The 5th Dalai Lama’s Kudung (Choren) is covered with 3700 gold and the 13th Dalai Lama, with a ton of gold besides priceless jewels. It is about 3000m above the valley floor. Mission Himalaya treks and Expedition ‘s arrange the Tibet Lhasa tour according to clients holiday schedule by kathmandu Lhasa overland tour or Kathmandu Lhasa fly in fly out tour.
Tibet Lhasa Tour Itinerary – 5 days
Day 01: Depart from Katmandu by air to Lhasa. Arrival at Gonggar Airport. Transfer to a hotel in Lhasa (2hrs). Time at leisure. Overnight Lhasa.
Day 02: A full day sightseeing. Visit the Potala Palace; The residence of Dalai Lama; the Jokhang Lhakhang and stroll around the market area. O/n Lhasa
Day 03: Visit the Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery in Tibet. This 14th. Century monastery once housed more than 10,000 monks. Later on visit the Norbulingpa Park, the summer Palace of the Dalai Lama.
Day 04: Drive to the Sera Monastery, the second largest in Tibet. This yellow sect monastery was very important, politically, during the days of Dalai Lama. And afternoon visit to Buddhist Nunnery.
Day 05: Early morning drive to the airport for departure to Katmandu by flight.