A short ride out of Lhasa City to view the countryside scenery and experience local life will make your trip in Tibet more interesting. Located in the beautiful Yerpa Valley and near a Tibetan village, Drak Yerpa is a wonderful destination for cycling and trekking as well as exploring daily life in Tibet.
Monasteries in Tibet have traditionally served as primary locus for the generation and preservation of Tibetan culture, both material and intellectual. Visiting monasteries, especially the three most important monasteries in Lhasa, you will see many precious cultural relics, traditional Tibetan buildings and monks’ daily life.
Here are three streets, including Lingkhor, Barkhor and Nangkhor, in Lhasa for pilgrims to make ritual walks. They are respectively the outer, the middle and the inner sacred paths around Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple in Lhasa.
This tour will take you to see how Tibetan incense and Tibetan carpet are made. They are two significant kinds of handicrafts in Tibet. Learning about them, you will have a better understanding of Tibet’s culture and local people’s life.
Lhasa is not only rich in cultural tourism resource, but also in natural tourist sights, such as mountains, lakes and rivers. Rivers in Lhasa attract tourists not just for their charming scenery. They are also perfect options for outdoor enthusiasts keen on drifting or boating.
1. Boating Along the Lhasa River/Kyichu River by Half a DayLhasa River, also called Kyichu River in Tibetan, originating from Nyainqentanglha Mountain on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, is one of the five major tributaries of the Yarlung Zangbo as well as the Mother River of Tibetans. It's about ten minutes away from the Lhasa city by driving. Boating along the Lhasa River by canoe and raft is quite popular with foreign visitors, those for an expedition in special.
2. Drifting Along Tolung Chu By Half a Day
The Tolung Chu, only one hour from Lhasa, is a fun place for whitewater drifting in Lhasa. For those only have a short time in Lhasa, drifting along this river is strongly recommended for it can be added into any itinerary including Lhasa.
Find us in Lhasa
Located in Gyatso Road(Old district of Lhasa), next to Norbulingka, Tibet Vista’s office in Lhasa can be easily spotted by tourists . Since 2008, Tibet Vista has received increasing tourists and the figure has kept growing at a considerable number annually. To provide quality and steady tourism service, Tibet Vista Cooperates with local Tibetans and builds a professional operating team to offer services like: Hotel and train ticket booking, Tour organizing, Tibet tour guide arrangement, Tibet Entry permit application, Emergent Evacuation etc. Our local team currently plays a vital role in Tibet travel industry and the customers we served annually have surpassed 6,000.
Address: Jia Cuo NO3-070 Beijing Xi Lu Lhasa Tibet,China
Tel: 15328001060, 86-891-6810381
Contact Person: Lobsang Tsering
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