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5 Days Lhasa and Namsto Lake Tour

This is a classic five days Tibet tour itinerary, which takes you to explore the meaningful Tibetan culture and breathtaking natural scenery on Tibetan Plateau. The highlights in this five days Lhasa and Namtso Lake tour include the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, and Namtso Lake.

per adult from

$943

AUD

Duration

5 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 4 nights
    • All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
    • Drinking water Provided during the trip
    • Accommodations: Comfortable Hotel
    • Knowledgeable English-speaking guide
    • Local tour Transfers, 5-29 seats comfortable Tourist Vehicle according to Group Size.;
    • Meals listed in the itinerary;
    • Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits
    • Welcome Dinner when group members meet in Lhasa
    • Arrangements include planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
    • Free Airport shuttle transfer between Lhasa Gongar airport and Hotel on appointed time.
    • Service Charge & Government Taxes
    • Tourist accident/casualty insurance
    • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    What's excluded :
    • Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa.
    • International flight to and out of China
    • Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks
    • Tips to tour guide and driver, you are suggested to tip them 2-7 USD/day in total
    • Lunches and dinners are not included, please pay on site by yourself

  • Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Lhasa can be arrived by both a direct train or a direct flight. After you arrive in Lhasa, you will meet your tour guide at the train station or the airport. Then, your tour guide will take you to your hotel immediately by the private vehicle. You’d better have a good rest when you check in your hotel because you need time to adapt to the high altitude sickness. You should avoid fierce activities on Tibetan Plateau because of the low oxygen content. If you want to go outside, you can go for a walk around the Potala Square. Here is an ideal site to take some colorful photos.
    Duration: 10 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: stay overnight in Lhasa hotel, 3-star or 4-star

    Day 2: Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, and Barkhor Street

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the morning, your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel, and drive you to visit Lhasa city. The first scenic spot is the landmark of Lhasa city - Potala Palace. Built-in the 7th century, Potala Palace was used as the winter palace for Dalai Lama. In the palace, you can see lots of ancient antiques and items. The highlight of Potala Palace is the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the afternoon, we will visit the second scenic spot - Jokhang Temple, which was also built in the 7th century. In the front of the Jokhang Temple, you can see lots of pious pilgrims doing pray. The highlight of Jokhang temple is the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    Outside of the Jokhang Temple, there is a busy shopping center named Barkhor Street. Here, you can buy some local items and goods at the best price. What’s more, enjoying a cup of sweet tea in a local tea house is the best way to enjoy the leisure afternoon.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Stay Overnight at Lhasa Hotel, 3-star or 4-star

    Day 3: Lhasa Tour - Drepung and Sera Monastery

    Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Today, we will visit two famous monasteries in Lhasa, Drepung and Sera Monastery. In the morning, we will go to the Drepung Monastery which was built in 1416. As one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, Drepung Monastery is famous for the biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the afternoon, your tour guide will take you to visit the ancient Sera Monastery, another “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. You have no reason to miss the hot Buddhism debate held at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. By seeing the special gestures and debate contents, you will have a better knowledge of the interesting Tibetan Buddhism.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Stay Overnight At Lhasa Hotel, 3-star or 4-star

    Day 4: Namtso Tour

    Stop At: Namtso, China
    Today, we will visit the sacred Namtso Lake. After driving 2.5 hours from Lhasa, we will arrive at this beautiful place. It is said that Namtso was a girl in the past. One day, her beloved man went out and lost his memory. She cried every day and waited for him for the whole life. Finally, she became a lake. The scenery along the Namtso Lake is majestic. You can take some photos to memorize this beautiful place.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Stay Overnight At Lhasa Hotel, 3-star or 4-star

    Day 5: Depart From Lhasa

    Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    Today, you will say goodbye to Tibet and your tour guide. Your tour guide will help you board on the train or plane.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    On the first day, when you arrive at Lhasa airport or Lhasa train station, we will pick you up there and transfer to your hotel in Lhasa. Airports
    • Lhasa Airport, Lhasa China
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Passport name, number, birthday, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Extra fee will be charged for Single Supplement service. If someone shares your room later, the cost will be returned to you
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Please wear comfortable walking shoes
    • Please book at least 12 working days ahead of time as the local operator needs to work on your Travel permit
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 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

15

Organised by Tibet Viator

Activity ID: V-206367P5

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