TIBET LHASA TOUR

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

Highlights

  • Visit Jhokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets
  • Visit Potala palace and the Holy Derpung and sera monasteries
  • Scenic flight to Lhasa and return
  • Experience the culture, tradition and lifestyle of locals

Trip Overview

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

The city of Lhasa is located between 29o 36'N and 19o 06' E at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level towards the northern bank of 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 end 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 flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and return to Kathmandu as we are based in based in Kathmandu, Nepal. If you are traveling from other countries then contact us for the flight booking or if you book yourself then you can just book the land tour from us.

Tibet Lhasa tour starts after flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa which is more reminiscent to mountain flight. This flight offer you the most spectacular mountain views of the beautiful mountain ranges. In Lhasa, our representative receive you in airport and transfer you to hotel. You enjoy the sightseeing tour to Lhasa city in next 2 full days. You explore the Jhokhang Temple, the bustling Barkhor Streets, the wonderful Potala palace and the Holy Derpung and sera monasteries. On the fourth day you take a flight back to Kathmandu then the tour end.

The Tibet Lhasa tour is best add on tour after any tour in Nepal or trekking that includes Everest base camp trek or Annapurna base camp trek as Nepal is popular for mountain trekking and many people travel Nepal to trek in Nepal 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 hotel. It takes 2 hours on the way to Lhasa through the Yerlung Tsangpo and the Lhasa Kyichu River.

Check in to the hotel and your evening is free.

  • Hotel
  • Lhasa

After breakfast at hotel, you go visit Potala palace in the morning. The Potala palace is 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 hotel, you go to visit 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 Tempale and Barkhor market in the afternoon. 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 transfer 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 circumstance.
  • Personal expenses such as a drink, tips & etc.

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, any one is able to 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 3 nights’ accommodation in 3-star hotel in Tibet Lhasa tour. You get all kinds of modern facilities and services in hotel. You can book either single or double room as per your choice. The rooms is spacious, well-furnished, and clean with a private washroom.

The above are the 3 star hotels that are provided in the price and There is also an option to upgrade hotels for Tibet Lhasa tour as there are 4-5 star luxury hotels available in Lhasa and we can book those hotels if you want upgrade on extra cost.

The China visa is required to travel to Tibet-Lhasa and China visa is included in our price and we (Escape Nepal) apply and get China visa as you need to travel only through travel agency and only guided tour is available in Tibet/Lhasa.

We need your color scan copy of your passport to prior a month and your passport at least 4 business days prior to apply and get China visa to travel Tibet-Lhasa.

You need to stay in Nepal while we apply for China visa so, we advise you to take tour in Nepal in these days. We also have Nepal-Tibet tour or any other tours or trek in Nepal.

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

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

Yes, however the tip for all services provided on Tibet Lhasa tour is always a matter of personal discretion, however please be aware that tipping is considered to be a part of their normal remuneration and they may approach you for payment and there is no need to be intimidated by the request.

As a suggestion US $5.00 for tour guide and US $3.00 for driver per day from each member of the tour group reasonable.