Lhasa Tours-- “Explore the Religious Mystery and Natural Wonder in the City of Gods”
Lhasa, the city has a history of more than 1,300 years. It is the political, economic and cultural center of the Tibet and one of the highest cities in the world with an elevation of about 3600 m above sea level. It lies in the center of the Tibetan plateau with surrounding mountains rising to 5800m and Lhasa River is flowing at south side. So, it makes an area of ultimate scenic beauty.
What to see
Lhasa, the heart of Tibet, is dotted with world-renowned heritage sites and cultural relics, almost all of which are located at a walking distance. Take Jokhang temple for example, it is considered to be the holiest man-made architecture in Tibet. Others landmarks are the Potala Palace, the Dalai Lama's former winter residence and monasteries, Norbu Lingkha ,the Dalai Lama’s summer residence and Ramoche temple . A number of important Gelukpa monasteries such as Sera and Drepung are located in areas surrounding Lhasa.
When go and how to plan
From May to October is the best time to travel, when the weather is mild. This is naturally the busiest travel time in Tibet. Lhasa is worthy of a couple of days to visit, if you have a tight schedule you may have a city tour around 2 or 3 days. If you have more time, you can spend a week to explore more for lake scenery, mountain side monasteries and short trekking around Lhasa. If you are busy enough to spend a day in Lhasa then you should visit the great Potala palace and Jokhang temple. These two historical sites are the symbol of Lhasa and Tibet.
Lhasa City Small Group Tour Packages
Explore Lhasa city and nearby landmarks together with other 10 or less like-minded English-speaking travelers from all over the world, sharing one professional Tibetan local tour guide and comfortable sightseeing bus. SAVE UP TO more than 40%! Click for more Tibet small group tours.
4 Days Lhasa Impression Small Group Tour
This classic Lhasa city group tour is the best choice for tourists who have limited time or visit Tibet for the first time. After visiting the must-sees in Lhasa, you will have a comprehensive impression of Tibetan culture and pave the way for your revisit in the near future.
USD432 p.p.View Details
6 Days Travel to Sky Lake - Lhasa and Lake Namtso Small Group Tour
Tour Route:Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa
This itinerary covers major scenic spots in Lhasa and tourists will be able to see majestic mountainous range and sacred lakes on the roof of the world.
USD712 p.p.View Details
5 Days Short Visit to Samye Small Group Tour
Tour Route:Lhasa - Samye Monastery - Brahmaputra Valley - Lhasa
This itinerary involves the major attractions in Lhasa and a day tour to the oldest Samye monastery built beside Brahmaputra.
USD630 p.p.View Details
5 Days Lhasa Small Group Tour with Three Major Monasteries
The 5 days tour features the major monasteries of Tibet, Drepung monastery,Sera monastery and Ganden Monastery, which are 3 main Yellow sect Monasteries in Lhasa. Through this tour, tourists may have a better understanding of the largest and mainstream leading sect of Tibetan Buddhism.
USD532 p.p.View Details
Private Lhasa City Tour Packages
You can control over the tour pace, budget, and what’s included by taking a private tailor-made tour, discovering the Tibetan culture, religion, people and lifestyle in a deeper way with personal tour guide and vehicle. All at a reasonable price!
Route: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Lhasa
This trip will take you to visit the holy sites Lhasa, the world heritage Potala Palace to the most popular pilgrimage destination Jokhang and Barkhor, then to Drepung and Sera monasteries and the holy lake Yamdrok.View Details
The 5-day tour covers the historical sites like the Potala palace, Jokhang Temple and Bakor street and all the three biggest monasteries in Tibet, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery and Ganden Monastery. Then explore Drak Yerpa,one of the holiest sites.View Details
Route: Lhasa - Trubshi Village - Lhasa
6 days in Lhasa to experience the local life of Tibetan,to visit handicraft workrooms of Tibetan joss stick, Tibetan porcelain, Tangka and Tibetan Carpet,to go to Tibetan farmer's house in countryside.View Details
Route: Lhasa - Tidrum - Lhasa
This trip takes in the main tourist sites in and surrouding Lhasa, like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, the three greatest monasteries in Lhasa (Drepung, Sera and Ganden), and the most famous sky-burial site at Drigung Til Monastery.View Details
Route: Lhasa - Tsedang
Tour to Lhasa for a feast of the mysterious Tibetan culture and Buddhism by visiting the world famed Potala Palace, holy Jokhang Temple, busy Barkhor street, then exploring "the cradle of Tibetan Civilization" - Tsedang.View Details
Route: Lhasa - Ganden - Drigungtil - Rating - Namtso - Lhasa
This tour covers area around Lhasa offers an excellent range of monasteries,both popular and remote. Nam-tso offers a glimpse of the normal life of the north. This routes gives a good look at Tibet in a short time.View Details
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