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Lhasa is an ancient city with a history of 1400 years. It is home to the world’s highest palace, the holiest temples and meditation sites, and the simplest people. Not only rich in cultural and historic sites, but also natural attractions, Lhasa is undoubtedly a wonderful place for tourists to stay for a couple of days. For your better understanding of this historic city, Our Tibetan tour guides who were born and grown up in Tibet have designed some unique day tour proprograms with interesting places and things in Lhasa. 

Take part in Tibet Vista Private Day tour program, You will make your tour in Lhasa the most rewarding experience.


 

One Day Private Lhasa Cycling Tour to Drak Yerpa

Recommend by Tour Guide
Lobsang Tsering

Cycling Tour to Drak Yerpa along G318A 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.

 
Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00 am, finishes around6:00 pm.). 
Tour Type: Private tour. 
Attractions: country side views, Drak yerba Monastery.
Dining: Lunch.
Accommodation: Excluded.
Price: fr, 100USD/person
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, bicycle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.
 
Itinerary  Start from the hotel, ride a bicycle to Dra yerba monastery.
 
Meet at the hotel, ride to the Dra yerba monastery via Nakin-la pass and Yerba village. It’s about 20Kms up-road from the hotel to Nakin-la pass, and will take 2hrs, then 3Kms’ down-road from the pass to Nakin-la village. And then 12kms’ up-road from the village to the monastery. In the afternoon, drive back to Lhasa.
After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

One Day Private Lhasa Monastery Tour to Drepung and Sera

Recommend by Tour Guide
Choedon

Sera MonasteryMonasteries 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.  

You can visit two of the three most important monasteries in Lhasa in One Day, Drepung and Sera. 
 
You can visit two of the three most important monasteries in Lhasa in One Day, Drepung and Sera. 

Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00 am, finishes around6:00 pm.)
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Drepung monastery, Sera monastery.
Price: fr, 50USD/person
Dining: Lunch.
Accommodation: Excluded. 
Price: fr, 50USD/person
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private vehicle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.
 
Itinerary   Start from the hotel, visit the Drepung monastery and Sera monstery.

Pick up at the hotel, take a deep visit to the biggest and most famous monastery in Tibetan area, Drepung monastery. In the afternoon, take a visit to another famous monastery, Sera monastery. After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

One Day Private Lhasa Tour of Enjoying Local Food

Recommend by Tour Guide
Da Wa

Tibetan Tsampa

In order to adapt to the extremely high altitude and harsh climate, Tibetan people have to eat food with high energy, which can keep them warm. Due to the high altitude, water boils at 90 degrees centigrade, making cooking with water difficult. Vegetables are also scarce, so Tibetan cuisine has become very special. The main ingredients are meat and dairy products. The food in Tibet shows a strong similarity to that in India and parts of China, but is uniquely Tibetan 
 
Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00 am, finishes around6:00 pm.). 
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Tea house, Tibetan restaurant.
Dining: Lunch.
Accommodation: Excluded.
Price: fr, 50USD/person
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private vehicle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.
 
Itinerary   Start from the hotel, visit the Tibetan teahouse (Guangming teahouse) in the morning, and Tibetan restaurant (Makye Ame) in the afternoon.
Pick up at the hotel, and then to the most famous teahouse in Lhasa, Guangming Teahouse. Take traditional sweet tea there and gossip with local people. In the noon, go to the most famous Tibetan restaurant, Makye Ame, and have traditional Tibetan food there for lunch, then relax and enjoy for the rest time there.
After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

One Day Private Tour to Potala Palace and Barkor Street

Recommend by Tour Guide
Kunga

People at their LingkorHere 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.  
 

Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00 am, finishes around6:00 pm.). 
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Potala Palace, Lingkhor, Barkor Street, Jorkhang Monastery.
Dining: Lunch.
Accommodation: Excluded. 
Price: fr, 50USD/person
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private vehicle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.

Itinerary   Start from the hotel, drive to Potala palace and then Jorkhang monastery.
meet at the hotel, drive to Potala Palace in the morning, take a 3hrs visit and then to the Jorkhang moastery in the afternoon.
After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

One Day Private Lhasa Tour of Exploring Tibetan Handicrafts

Recommend by Tour Guide
Lobsang Tsering

Tibetan IncenseThis 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.  

Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00 am, finishes around6:00 pm.). 
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Linkhor road, Traditional Resident area.
Dining: Lunch.
Accommodation: Excluded.
Price: fr, 50USD/person 
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private vehicle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.

Itinerary   Start from the hotel, visit the Tibetan incense workroom and Thangka workroom.
 
Pick up at the hotel, take a deep visit to a Tibetan incense workroom in the morning try to learn what kind of ingredients the incense needs, and how to make a incense stick by yourself. After lunch, take a visit to a Thangka workroom learn what Thangka is, what it used for and how to draw it.
After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel. 

One Day Private Tricycle Tour in Lhasa

Recommend by Tour Guide
Kunga

Tricycle Tour in Lhasa
If you have a free day, we recommend you to do tour by tricycle in Lhasa city, especially ancient area of Lhasa city. You can take this golden chance to explore the ancient Lhasa city. It is really very interesting. You only need to pay 30 or 50 yuan to the driver of a tricycle for a two or three hours’ trip in the city. You can ask them to stop when you see something interesting. This tour will bring you unforgettable impression of Tibet and Tibetans. 
 
Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00 am, finishes around6:00 pm.). 
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Linkhor road, Traditional Resident area.
Dining: Lunch.
Accommodation: Excluded.
Price: fr, 50USD/person 
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, Tricycle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.
 
Itinerary  Start from the hotel, make kora(pray by walking around sacred things like monastery, stupa) by tricycle along the Linkhor road for 2hrs, then visit the old city and resident areas. 
Meet at the hotel, stats the tricycle tour. Firstly make kora along the Linkhor road, the longest famous Kora in holly Lhasa, about 12Kms long and would take about 3-4hrs to finish. after lunch, take a visit to some locals’ Traditional resident area and take a close look of how they live their everyday life.
After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

One Day Private Lhasa Photography Tour

Recommend by Tour Guide
Lobsang Tsering

Shooting the Potala in the morning.

Potala Palace is a site that photographers should not miss. Sitting on the top of Lhasa City, this ancient palace gives visitors a fantastic view at any corner or any angle. There are two wonderful places to take pictures of the palace, Chakpori Hill and Palubuk Temple. The entrance fee is 2 yuan to Chakpori Hill and 30 yuan to Palubuk Temple. It is best to arrive at the hill before the sunrise, around 7:00am. After shooting the palace in the sunrise, you can walk around it clock-wise to take some pictures from different angles. 
 
Duration: 1 Day (Starts from7:00 am, finishes around 20:00 pm. Sunrise and sunset time differs in different season). 
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Chakpori Hill, Longwang park, Barkhor street.
Dining: Lunch.
Price: fr, 50USD/person
Accommodation: Excluded. 
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private vehicle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.

Itinerary   Pick up from hotel, drive to the Chakpori Hill, then walk to the Longwang Park and Barkhor Street.

Pick up from your hotel, and then drive to Chakpori hill, which takes about 0.5h to get there.Chakpori Hill is the best view point for sunrise and sunset of Poatla Palace. Then walk to LongWang Park behind Potala Palace, there is a lake called Longwang(Dragon King) Lake, where you can take a pic of reflection of Poatala Palace. After Lunch nere Jorkhang Monastery, you can take pics on the Barkhor street of pilgrims praying.
After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

One Day Private Lhasa Mountain Climbing Tour

Recommend by Tour Guide
Da Wa

Mountain Hike in LhasaIf you are interested in climbing a mountain, most mountains around Lhasa are available to climb, such as Gephel Wutse (at 5,200) behind Drepung Monastery, Sera Wutse at 4990m, Pabonka Hermitage, and Bumpari Mountain located in southeastern Lhasa. Gephel Wutse is considered as the highest mountain in Lhasa.
 
Duration: 1 Day (Starts from9:00-9:30 am, finishes around 6:00 pm). 
Tour Type: private tour. 
Attractions: Pabonka Hermitage, Sera Monastery.
Dining: Lunch Box .
Accommodation: excluded. 
Price: fr, 50USD/person
Service: Hotel pick-up&drop-off service, private vehicle and Tibetan English-speaking tour guide.
 
Itinerary   Pick up from hotel, Trek from Pabonka to Sera Monastery.

Pick up from your hotel, and then drive to Pabonka, which takes about 0.5h to get there. After visit Pabonka Hermitage, start trekking up.
On the trekking way, there is a hermitage cave where 4or 5 nuns meditate there all year round. After taking your lunch box there, continue the trek and about 3Hours later, you will arrive Sera Monastery. After the tour, we will drop you off at your hotel.

Whitewater Rafting One Private Day Tour in Lhasa

Recommend by Tour Guide
Lobsang Tsering

Kyichu River RaftingLhasa 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 Day

Lhasa 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
Email: Inquiry@tibettravel.org
Contact Person: Lobsang Tsering
Local Tour Company License Number: L-XZ0002-LS01

 

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