3-Night Lhasa City Small Group Tour

This tour covers all three world heritage sites, like the winter palace of the Dalai lama - Potala Palace, most important temple of Tibetan Buddhism - Jokhang Temple, and its surroundings - Barkhor street . You’ll visit Lhasa’s great religious institutions of Sera and Drepung. Watch the monks debate their religious interpretations and enjoy 3 nights of accommodations with this package.

per adult from

$609

AUD

Duration

4 days

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • Tibet travel permit and other necessary permits
    • Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver (gasoline is included)
    • English-speaking Tibetan guide
    • 3-night accommodations at a 4-star or 3-star hotel (Option)
    • Tourist accident/casualty insurance
    • Meals as per itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
    • Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa
    • Pickup and drop-off from the airport or the train station
    • Drinking water provided during the trip
    • Entrance fee of tourist sites
    • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    What's excluded :
    • Single-supplement if you are a single traveler (when there is no another traveller to share twin room with you)
    • All lunches and dinners
    • Tips to driver and tour guide

  • Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.

    Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    Your guide will meet you at the airport or train station and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Rest or partake in free time to explore the city on your own. 

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option).

    Day 2: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street (B,D)

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Today's tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace which is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Then after lunch, tourists head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve. Outside, you can see pilgrims making prostrating in front of Jokhang Temple.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    Around the temple is Barkhor street, where you can do kora (a religious circle of a building or mountain) with pilgrims and locals, and explore the old market. Besides, We can taste Tibetan tea with locals in tea house; The welcome dinner will also be arranged accordingly.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option).

    Day 3: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery (B)

    Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    You will visit two great monasteries of central Tibet: the Drepung and Sera Monastery. Drepung was a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace. You can visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. The hot attraction is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 o'clock in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour the Tibetan religious scripture printing house; inside the monastery, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option).

    Day 4: Depart from Lhasa (B)

    Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    The guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you to board your flight/train.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Lhasa Gongga Airport Parking Lot, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China
    2: Lhasa Railway Station, Doilungdêqên District, Lhasa, China
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel address in one city of China. Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
    • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
    • Please Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
    • You will be given your contact information on your confirmation voucher which you will receive after your booking, so that you can send your passport and Chinese visa to tour supplier.
    • A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the traveling period
    • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Tibet Vista

Activity ID: V-7462P6

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