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4 Days Lhasa Highlights Tour

This really is frequently a personal China tour to Lhasa .Lhasa may be the primary town of Tibet Autonomous Region. In Tibetan language the title means "the land within the gods". It's a holy religious place through getting an altitude at roughly 3,000 meters. In Lhasa if you've been significant religious sites of Tibetan Buddhism, like Potala Structure, Norbulingka and Drepung Monastery. At Barkhor Street you'll have the strong religious atmosphere within the people. Hopefully that you'll be pleased with this tour in Tibet.
Tour Code:LS-03
Departure Date:You Choose
Days:4 Days
Reasons for you to choose this Tibet tour
  • The highlights of this Tibet tour are the awesome pure scenery you will see including lakes, grasslands, wildlife, glaciers and more.
Tour Dates Destinations Services Provided Meals Included
Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa Airport Transfer (Lhasa) /
Day 2 Lhasa Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street B,L
Day 3 Lhasa Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery B,L
Day 4 Depart Lhasa Hotel to airport Transfer B

Tibet tour Itinerary

Day 1

Place & Transport: Arrive in Lhasa, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Airport Transfer (Lhasa)

Day 2

Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Tibet tours:Potala Palace Potala Palace
Tibet tours:Jokhang Temple Jokhang Temple
Tibet tours:Barkhor Street Barkhor Street

Potala Palace:It has become the seat of Dalai Lamas and also the political center of Tibet. The 13th Dalai Lama extended Potala Palace to the present size-117 meters in height and 360 meters in width, covering an area of more than 130,000 square meters. Mainly comprised by the White Palace, the administrative building, and the Red Palace, religious building, Potala Palace is famous for its grand buildings, complicated constructions, devotional atmosphere and splendid artworks.
Jokhang Temple:Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of Tibet. Built in 647 by Songtsen Gampo, it has a history of more than 1,300 years. The temple is the fine product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architecture techniques. Visitors will be treated to the sight of various exotic and sacred sculptures. Jokhang Temple also houses many invaluable cultural relics. Every year, the Great Prayer Festival is held here. The temple was called the Tsulag Khang or 'House of Wisdom' but it is now known as the Jokhang which means the 'House of the Lord'.
Barkhor Street: It is a famous commercial and commodity-distributing center in Lhasa, consisting of more than 120 handicrafts shops and more than 200 stalls. It is a good choice that should never be missed by tourists coming to Lhasa, for you can buy anything Tibet-related, from sacks of incense, chunks of yak butter to monk outfits. Barkhor is the road that pilgrims tramped out around Jokhang Temple through centuries. When walking along Barkhor Street, you should move in the clockwise direction.

Day 3

Place & Transport:Lhasa
Today's Activities: Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery
Meals:Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

Tibet tours:Sera Monastery Sera Monastery
Tibet tours:Norbulingka Norbulingka
Tibet tours:Drepung Monastery l Drepung Monastery

Sera Monastery:The highlight of visiting  Sera Monastery will be watching a monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. Every day, hundreds of red-robed monks assemble in small groups and practice their debating skills. It is a highly entertaining spectacle, during which they strike poses not dissimilar to hip hop rappers. They are clap, turn, and finger point, whoop, holler, and throw their prayer beads about. In most cases, one monk sits on the floor, while another one stands, and between them, they argue about Buddhist rituals - immensely enjoying their debates. As tourists you are allowed to walk around the edge and observe the very dynamic and animated monks asking and answering questions like ‘why', ‘what came first the chicken or the egg' and ‘who is your favorite Buddha'.
Norbulingka: Norbulingka means Jewel Garden. First built in 1751, it borrowed architectural style from the inland areas of China while maintaining local ethnic and religious features. Norbulingka served as a traditional summer palace and residence starting with the 7th Dalai Lama, and now it is the largest garden in Tibet.
Drepung Monastery:Drepung Monastery was known for the high standards of its academic study, and was called the Nalanda of Tibet, a reference to the great Buddhist monastic university of India. Chapman reported that in the late 1930's Drepung was divided into four colleges, each housing monks from a different locality.

Day 4

Place & Transport:Depart Lhasa, Flight not included
Today's Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa)

Price Per Person for this Tibet Tour

Price Detail with hotel
Nov.1 - Mar.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $410 $345 $325 -
2-5 persons $790 $640 $640 $189/$157/$113/
6-9 persons $610 $490 $490 $189/$157/$113/
Apr.1 - Oct.31 Superior Deluxe Economy Single Room Supplement *
1 person $1104 $1062 $824 -
2-5 persons $569 $552 $433 $298/$276/$138/
6-9 persons $509 $492 $373 $298/$276/$138/
Booking Notes for this Tibet tour:
  • Price are for reference only, may vary during special holidays and date.
  • The prices above are based on two persons sharing one standard room. If you prefer a single room on your own, please pay single room supplement.
  • A Tibet Travel Permit is required to enter Tibet in addition to a China Visa. The Tibet Tourism Administration has recently indicated that they will tighten the regulations which control the issuance of Tibet Travel Permits. Besides now having to enter Tibet in a group of five people or more of the same nationality, the permit will be issued just 4-5 days before arriving in Lhasa. This means that we are unable to guarantee that a permit to travel will be approved. Also the permit will need to be sent to the place of departure in China for Lhasa by express courier. The additional cost will be 300–400 CNY. Your travel advisor will provide additional information. We apologize for this extra cost. However, it is out of our control.

Hotes Arranged

City Superior Deluxe Economy
Lhasa Brahmaputra Grand Hotel (or same class) Xinding Hotel (or same class) ShangBaLa Hotel (or same class)

Price Inclusions and Exclusions of this China tour

    Price Inclusions:
  • Airport private transfers
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Hotels fees based on two people sharing one room with twin beds
  • Service Charge & Government Taxes
  • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
  • Between airports and hotels Luggage Transfers
  • Arrangements
    Price Exclusion:
  • China Entry Visa Fees
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Any meals which are not specified in the tour itinerary.
  • Single Room Supplement.

Attention to this Tibet Tour:

  • You should prepare acute plateau disease drugs, such as benzene, pyridine nitrate (aka nifedipine) and aminophylline, also need to have cold drugs, antibiotics and vitamins, etc.
  • Due to the plateau climate , day and night temperatures are different, so you should  prepare enough warm clothes, reasonable to add and subtract clothes to prevent catching cold . Cold and respiratory infections may trigger acute plateau disease.
  • After entering the plateau,  if serious altitude stress symptoms appears to you, such as severe chest congestion, intense coughing, dyspnea, cough, pink PaoMoTan consciousness or unresponsive, indifference, and even coma, you should be escorted to the nearby hospital as soon as possible, or transferred to the lower altitude area as soon as possible, so as to recover .
  • Due to the time needed for long rides into the plateau, the condition on the way to the accommodation  is poor, and the energy consumption is large, therefore, except to prepare the above items you should also prepare enough water or beverage and easily digest food to supplement the body needs in time.

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