Tibet Lhasa Tour
- Country: China
- Trip grade: Easy
- Destination: Tibet
- Activities: Tour
- Accommodation: Hotell
- Meals: Breakfast
- Maximum altitude: 3490m
- Group size: 1 to 14
- Best Season: All year
Tibet Lhasa tour is one of the popular travel destinations in Tibet. Tibet Lhasa tour offers beautiful Himalayan views of Tibet, Tibetan monasteries, Tibet Potala palace, Jhokang temple, and excursion around Lhasa. Lhasa is one of the beautiful cities in Tibet. Lhasa means in the 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 the 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 includes beautiful Lhasa merry blue waves river, Norbulinka Palace, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Drepung monastery within a few days. For the Tibet Lhasa tour, it has three options to reach by flight Kathmandu by flight or by overland to Tibet Lhasa, By flight from different nations to Lhasa, and by train also accessible for Tibet Lhasa tour.
Lhasa tours can do within a week but we Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition arrange personalized Tibet Lhasa package trips as per travelers' demand. Tibet Potala palace is one of the vital places 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 expanded to its present form by the fifth Dalai Lama in the seventeenth century.
This 13 story building accommodates 1000 rooms, living quarters 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 storerooms. 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 Expeditions 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 Norbulingka 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.