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.
Day 01: Lhasa
Day 02: Lhasa (B, L)
Day 03: Lhasa (B, L)
Day 04: Lhasa (B)
Day 01Lhasa 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.
Day 02Lhasa (B, L) 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.
Day 03Lhasa (B, L) 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.
Day 04Lhasa (B) Today you will be taken to the airport for departure through flight or train.
Tibet Visa Cost: USD$ 114 for Europeans & USD$ 198 for U.S.A Passport holders
Tour Cost: Based on a group of two travellers.