4 Days Holy city-Lhasa tour
Tour Code: XZT01
Tour Type: Private Tour, sightseeing, cultural journey
Attraction: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Highlight: For this tour, you'll spend 4 days on Lhasa which is Tibetan "holy" and "Buddha". In general, Lhasa is composed of the potala palace, BaKuoJie (bajiao street), the jokhang, sera and Drepung and Lhasa river.
Day and day itinerary:
Day01 Arrive in Lhasa, transfer to hotel. [D]
Arrive at Gonggar Airport, pick up and transfer to Lhasa(3650 m) with about 50 minutes' driving (100km), in the afternoon rest.
Day02 Lhasa sightseeing [B/L/D]
In the morning visit Potala, which was originally constructed in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of the united Tibet, and later expanded and served as the winter residence of the Dalai Lama's. In the afternoon visit Jokhang temple, the center of the Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers where innumerable pilgrims come for worship everyday. The Jokhang temple was built in 647, is the earliest wood-and-masonry structure still existing in Tibet. Surrounding the Jokhang Temple is the Barkhor Bazza, there you can find many kinds of local products.
Day03 Lhasa Sightseeing[B/L/D]
In the morning visit Drepung monastery, the biggest monastery in Tibet which was
created in 1416 and the second, third and fourth Dalai Lama had resided in. In the afternoon visit Sera monastery, which was created in 1419 and has always been an important Buddhist seminary. As rose are planted everywhere in the monastery, it is also called "the court of wild rose". Today still 200 lamas live in there. You may enjoy the exciting scripture debating there.
Day04 See off.[B]
Take flight to your next destination.
Get the price: This tour is a private tour and departure date will be based on your request. Prices depend on travel seasons and will be quoted upon request.