Lhasa Sightseeing Tour

Lhasa, The magnificent Potala Palace dominates the city of Lhasa. It contains the winter quarters of the Dalai Lama, the jewel encrusted gold and silver stupas of previous Dalai Lama as well as numerous grand state rooms and many important chapels. There are many superb statues. mandalas, murals and thankas to enjoy with the chapels and halls of this imposing palace. There has been a palace on this site since the 5th & 6th century, but the present palace was constructed in the 17th century.

Sightseeing Place Around Lhasa:
Potala Palace - The Potala Palace, uniting the political and religious roles of the Dalai Lama, neatly symbolizes the symbiotic relationship of Lhasa's religious and secular roles. This inter-dependent mapping is also seen in the routes of the city's kora or pilgrimage routes. The innermost pilgrimage route or Nangkhor is a circuit along the inside perimeter of the Jokhang Temple. The Barkhor , the best known, follows the circumference of the Jokhang Temple past other monasteries, temples and incense burners of the Old Quarter. And the last, the Lingkhor , circumambulates the city's former outer limits.

Barkhor - The Barkhor circles the Jokhang and is the oldest street in Lhasa. Pilgrims from all over Tibet come to complete a circumambulation or this famous and fascinating markets. It contains shops and stalls selling all manner of goods, both Tibetan and imported. You can find religious objects such as paintings and prayer flags, as well as traditional Tibetan clothing and jewellery. It is considered good luch to walk around the Barkhor before entering the Jokhang temple.

Jokhang - The Jokhang is the holiest gompa in Tibet. Shuffle amoung the pilgrims and enjoy the atmosphere of this amazing place, where the smell of thousands of butter lamps fills the air. The Jokhang, which was built in647 AD by the great king Songsten Campo, contains the serene and sacred stature of Jowo Sakyamuni, which is believed to be a likeness of the Buddha when he was 12 yrs ole.

Drepung and Sera Monastery, era is one of the best preserved monasteries in Tibet, renowned for its lively debating sessions in the courtyard in the afternoons. Within the white washed walls and golden roofs, several hundred monks live and study. Drepung was founded in the 14th century and was once the largest gompa in the world with a population of around 10,000 monks. These days the figure has been reduced to several hundred, but there is still much of interest to see here.

Norbulingka is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama and lies in a quiet and beautiful garden. One particular mural inside depicts the history of Tibet and all the Dalai Lama. The rooms have remained as they were when the Dalai Lama left in 1959. Here you can also see where Heinnich Harrer lived and taught English, as well as the cars which the great 13th Dalai Lama imported to Tibet.

Lhasa Sightseeing Tour

KATHMANDU ARRIVAL:
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel. Evening, Meet our staffs for collect the Original Passport for issue Visa.
Day 02: After Breakfast - Full Day City Sightseeing with Guide. Evening, after 5.00 pm. Collect China visa.

KATHMANDU - LHASA FLIGHT
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu - Gonggor Airport and drive to Lhasa. Overnight Hotel.

LHASA SIGHTSEEING

Day 04 IN LHASA (3800M)
In Lhasa sightseeing tour to Sera Monastery, Jorkhang temple and Bharkor Bazar. Tour to Sera Monastery, one of the most important and old monastery of Tibet as well a school for Tibetan Buddhism. Visit to Jorkhang Temple is another interesting place as it boasts a lot of historic importance and tales of old days. Conclude the day tour by visiting Bharkor Bazaar.

Day 05 IN LHASA (3800M)
Sightseeing tour to Potala Palace and Drepung Monastery. Tour of Potala Palace originally built during 640 AD. The 13 storied palaces stand 117.19m high with 1000 rooms, visit to Drepung monastery, and the largest of all monasteries in Tibet.

LHASA - KATHMANDU FLIGHT
Day 06: Early morning drive to airport for the flight to Kathmandu. Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

FINAL DEPARTURE:
Day 07: After Breakfast, Transfer to International Airport for the flight to onward destination. Service End

SERVICES INCLUDES:-
• PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION BY VAN OR JEEP
• TIBET TRAVEL PERMIT
• ENGLISH SPEAKING TIBETAN GUIDE.
• ACCOMMODATION ON TWIN SHARING ROOM BASIS
• SIGHTSEEING AND MONASTERY ENTRANCE FEES AS PER OUR ITINERARY
• DAILY BREAKFAST
• KATHMANDU / LHASA / KATHMANDU FLIGHT TICKETS

SERVICE EXCLUDES:-
• LUNCH AND DINNER
• INSURANCE OF ANY KIND
• PERSONAL EXPENSES SUCH AS A DRINK, TIPS ETC.
• ANY ADDITIONAL COST DUE TO NATURAL CALAMITIES AND UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCE

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