TIBET LHASA TOUR

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  • DURATION4 Days
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-14

Highlights

  • Visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets
  • Visit Potala Palace and the Holy Drepung and sera monasteries
  • Scenic flight to Lhasa and return
  • Experience the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of locals

Trip Overview

Tibet Lhasa tour is a popular 4 days tour to the Holy city of Lhasa in Tibet. Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China and a historically worthy town dated back to more than 1300 years in the history of Tibet.

The city of Lhasa is located 3650 meters above sea level towards the northern bank of the Kyichu River. Tibet - Lhasa tour is also popular because the city of Lhasa 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.

The Lhasa Tibet tour starts and ends in Lhasa airport. You can book your international flight to Lhasa and return yourself, or we can also book it for you, and we have included a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and return to Kathmandu as we are based in Kathmandu, Nepal. If you are traveling from other countries, then contact us for the flight booking, or if you book it yourself, then you can book the land tour from us.

Tibet Lhasa tour starts after the flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, which is more reminiscent of a mountain flight. This flight offers you the most spectacular mountain views of the beautiful mountain ranges. In Lhasa, our representative receives you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. You enjoy the sightseeing tour of Lhasa city in the next two full days. You explore the Jokhang Temple, the bustling Barkhor Streets, the wonderful Potala palace, and the Holy Drepung and sera monasteries. On the fourth day, you take a flight back to Kathmandu, then the tour end.

The Tibet Lhasa tour is the best add-on Tour after any tour in Nepal or trekking. The most popular trek includes Everest base camp trek or Annapurna base camp trek as Nepal is famous for mountain trekking and many people travel Nepal to trek in the Himalayas. Being a neighboring country of Tibet, Nepal is the best transit to visit Tibet Lhasa.

Itinerary

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We transfer you to Kathmandu airport as per the flight schedule. You then fly to Lhasa. There will be our guide to meet and greet you and transfer you to the hotel. It takes 2 hours on the way to Lhasa through the Yarlung Tsangpo and the Lhasa Kyichu River.

Check in to the hotel, and your evening is free.

  • Hotel
  • Lhasa

After breakfast at the hotel, you go to visit Potala Palace in the morning. The Potala Palace is the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet, which was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century.

You go to visit Sera monastery in the afternoon that is 5 kilometer north of Lhasa city, which was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, the founder of the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism.

The evening is free to explore yourself.

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  • Lhasa

After having breakfast at the hotel, you go to visit the Drepung monastery in the morning. Drepung monastery is the largest Monastery of the Gelugpa sect of Buddhism in Lhasa. It was built in 1416 by Jamyang Chojie, a disciple of Tsongkhapa.

You go to visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market in the afternoon, and This is the holiest shrine in Tibet and houses of golden statue of the Shakyamuni Buddha, which was brought to Tibet by the Chinese princess Wenchen.

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  • Lhasa

Our guide transfers you your flight to Nepal, and your tour will end.

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What's Included

  • Flight from Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu
  • Private transportation by jeep/ van/ or coaster bus as per the group size
  • Necessary Tibet travel permit
  • English speaking Tibetan guide
  • Accommodation on twin sharing room basis
  • Sightseeing and monastery entrance fees as per our itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • All applicable taxes and service charge

What's Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner
  • Insurance of any kind
  • Any additional cost in case of natural calamities and unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal expenses such as a drink and tip
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Client Reviews

FAQs

The Tibet Lhasa tour does not involve any difficulty whatsoever. There are no hectic walks and altitude gain, which means no risk of high altitude sickness as it is mostly city tours in Tibet Lhasa so, anyone can do this Tibet-Lhasa tour.

You can go on Tibet Lhasa tour throughout the year. However, April to August and September to November is the most preferred time of the year to go Tibet Lhasa tour.

We provide three nights in a 3-star hotel in Tibet Lhasa tour, and You get all the modern facilities and services in the hotels. You can book either a single or double room as per your choice. The rooms are spacious, well-furnished, and clean with a private washroom.

There is also an option to upgrade hotels for the Tibet Lhasa tour as there are 4-5 star luxury hotels available in Lhasa, and we can book those hotels if you want to upgrade at extra cost.

A China visa is required to travel to Tibet-Lhasa, and the China visa includes in the price. We (Escape Nepal) apply and get a China visa as you need to travel only through a travel agency, and the only guided tour is available in Tibet/Lhasa.

We need your color scan copy of your passport before a month, and your passport at least four business days to apply and get a China visa.

You have to stay in Nepal while we apply for a China visa. We advise you to take a tour of Nepal these days. We also have a Nepal-Tibet Tour.

Yes, the international flight to Tibet (Lhasa) from Nepal and to return to Nepal is included. We book these flights once you book the Tibet-Lhasa tour from us.

We provide private tourist vehicles throughout the Tibet-Lhasa tour from airport to airport from your arrival to departure from Lhasa airport.

Yes, However, the tip for all services provided on the Tibet Lhasa tour is always a matter of personal discretion. However, please be aware that tipping is considered a part of the remuneration, and they may approach you for payment.

As a suggestion, US $5.00 for a tour guide and $3.00 for a driver per day from each member is a reasonable tip.