Highlights

  • Lhasa Sightseeing- the Potala Palace, former home (winter Palace) of the Dalai Lama.
  • Sightseeing of Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Street.
  • Visit to Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery.( Biggest Monastery).
  • Norbulinka Palace, Summer Palace of Dalai Lama.
  • Panoramic Himalayan views and unrivaled views of the Himalayas.

About 3 Nights 4 Days Lhasa Tour

The 4 days Lhasa tour is a short tour package in Tibet that starts with an astounding flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa which gives you a life time oppurtunity to view the Mt.Everest along with the extensive range of Himalayas.Lhasa tour 4 days is most suitable to those who want to have a short holiday trip in Tibet either with family or couples.

Lhasa.is a religious and capital city of Tibet. Lhasa is situated at an altitude of 3,650m. It has the glorious history of over 1,300 magical years. On this visit to Lhasa, you will encounter various beautiful sites.One of them is Potala, the monumental place of kings and other Chapels. It is a place where Dalai Lama also resides.We will also visit to the three prime Gelugpa Monasteries of Tibet named- Drepung monastery, Sera Monastery and Ganden Monastery and also will get a chance to insight the religious Tibetean life.We are at a city which lies at the top of the world. Drepung Monastery is regarded as a largest monastery among so many of them. Chorten tombs of three Dalai Lamas reside at Drepung.

Itinerary

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Day 1: Lhasa

We arrive at Lhasa. It is a holy city of Tibet. Surrounded by mountains and Himalayas, it has a long history. You will be received by your guide. He will take you to hotel, which is a VIP Building of Yak Hotel.Take a rest & free day for acclimatization.

    Potala Palace built in 7th century is the initial point of our tour. It was built by Tibetan king Songtzen Gampo. But the present palace was built by 5th Dalai Lama in 17th century. It is known as a ‘Winter Palace’ since 1750. 7th Dalai Lama built Norbulingka Park as his residence. After lunch we will visit to one of the three prime Gelug Monastries of Tibet which was established in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples and then will visit to Jokhang Temple. It is located in old part of Lhasa. Ruler Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century. It is regarded as a holy place for Tibetan people. Devotees from all around Tibet come here for prayer. Right before getting back to the hotel,we will enjoy a local Tibetan tea in the local area.

      Today we go to visit Drepung Monastery. The literal meaning of Drepung is ‘the hill of rice’. It is named as Drepung because the entire monastery looks like a big hill of rice in Tibet. The total area occupied by this monastery is 150,000 square meters consisting of 7700 Lamas and this is also famous as largest monastery in Asia. Later in the day we go to visit Norbulinka Park. 7th Dalai Lama built this palace in 1752 to carry out various political and religious activities. This place is famous among public for Picnic, sightseeing and entertainment purpose. We will walk around Barkhor Street which is situated at the heart of Lhasa encircled by Jokhang Temple. 

         Today you will be taken to the Airport for departure through flight or train.

          What to Expect

          • Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet.
          • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the Itinerary.
          • Arrival & departure transfers in Kathmandu.
          • Arrival & departure transfers in Lhasa.
          • Sightseeing tours in Tibet.
          • Knowledgeable English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide.
          • Comfortable, clean and safe vehicle with reliable Tibetan local driver.
          • 3 star standard lodging with breakfast on twin sharing basis, if you prefer to stay in one room by yourself, you will have to pay the single room supplement.
          • Lunch as per Itinerary .
          • International flight to and out of China.
          • Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa. (Regulus can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price, please contact us for the details.).
          • Nepal Entry Visa Fees.
          • Airport Tax.
          • Meals not mentioned in the Itinerary.
          • Tips and tributes to tour guide and driver.
          • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks.
          • Optional tour activities.
          • Travel Insurance.