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Tibet Lhasa Tour
Tour Price: From 350USD Click for Price Details
Tour Class: Standard
Tour Departure: Flexible
Highlight: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Park, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Tibet family visit
Arrive in Lhasa, the holy city of Tibet. Locked away in its mountain fortress of the Himalayas, Tibet has long had a unique hold on the imagination of the West. You are greeted by your guide and transferred to the VIP Building of Yak Hotel.
Day 02 Lhasa (B, L)
Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch in a local restaurant to taste the Tibetan cuisine, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Before transfer back to the hotel, enjoy a local Tibet family visit and share the tea with them.
Day 03 Lhasa (B, L)
Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery. "Drepung" means "the hill of rice', because this white Monastery looks like a big hill of rice in Tibetan. This monastery occupies an area of 150,000 square meters with 7700 lamas and becomes the largest monastery in Asia. After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace in this summer palace for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertainment. Take a leisure walk at Barkhor Street, located in the heart of Lhasa circling the Jokhang Temple. It means a pilgrim's inner circuit, and is the earliest street of old Lhasa city.
Day 04 Lhasa (B)
Transfer to the airport or the train station for your departure flight or train.
1. Hotel accommodations with daily breakfasts.
2. Meals with multi-soft drinks indicated in the itinerary.
3. Admission fees for the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary.
4. English-speaking local guides and private air-conditioned vehicles.
5. Governmental taxes inside China within the tours where applicable.
6. Tibet Travel Permit.
The quotations exclude:
1. Single supplements.
2. China visa.
3. Tips and personal expenses.
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