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All entrance fees included
Led by a local guide
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Hotel pickup included
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa When you arrive in Lhasa either by train or flight, your guide will greet you and take you to your hotel. Tourists may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river on their way to Lhasa. After arriving in Lhasa, you can take a rest and get acclimatized to high altitude. If you feel to go out, then you can go to the Potala Square, where you will enjoy the fountain with different colors and get amazing photos of the Potala and walk around Barkor Street. Overnight: 3-star Yak Hotel or similar Day 2: Lhasa Day Tour (B,D) Today's tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace which is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. Then after lunch, tourists head to Jokhang Temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, perhaps the only most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. Around the temple is Barkhor street where you can do kora (a religious circle of a building or mountain) with pilgrims and locals, in the meantime you can buy souvenirs. Overnight: 3-star Yak Hotel or similar Day 3: Lhasa Day Tour (B) In the morning, you have a tour to Drepung Monastery, the ever largest monastery with more than 10 thousand monks. Seen from afar, its grand, white construction gives the monastery the appearance of a heap of rice. As such, it was given its name which, in the Tibetan language, means Monastery of Collecting-Rice. Learn about the lives of Tibetan monks there. The afternoon is spent touring Sera Monastery. You have a little hike for the beautiful valley scenery nearby and picnic there. Visiting Sera monastery, which was created in 1419 and has always been an important Buddhist seminary. As rose are planted everywhere in the monastery, it is also called “the court of wild rose”. Today still 200 lamas live in there. Buddhist debates often occur there. Catch the famous debate session of the monks before returning back to Lhasa. Overnight: 3-star Yak Hotel or similar Day 4: Departure from Lhasa (B) Your guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board. Then you will take your flight to your next destination.
Tibet Travel Permit and other necessary permits for Tibet
3 nights accommodation in 3-star standard twin room shared with another traveler (If you are a single traveller, you may pay for the single supplement to enjoy double room hotel.
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Local English-speaking guide
Pickup and drop-off from the airport or the train station
Liability travel insurance
Drinking water provided during the trip
Single Supplement if you are a single traveler
China visa fees (please make sure you have China L Visa before you reserve this group tour if you fly to Lhasa from China)
Tibet Group Visa if you fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu and The invitation letter of Tibet Group Visa
Lunch and Dinner
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
China Visa: if you fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, you need have your China L Visa in advance.
Tibet Group Visa: if you fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, you don't need China L Visa, but you need apply for your Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu. Before that, you need the invitation of Tibet Group Visa from Tibet tour supplier.
Please note that you will only be allowed to enter Tibet with a Tibet travel permit. Your local tour operator will help you apply for a Tibet permits (usually need at least 12 days), but be sure you have a passport which is valid for at least 6 months.
A copy of your Tibet travel permit will be sent to you in advance or the original permit will be delivered to you at your place in China.
Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas in advance
Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
From Lhasa Airport
Pick up from airport: 09:30 am; 13:30 pm; 16:30 pm. Pick up from train station: varied depending on customers' arrival time. Start from hotel: usually at 9:30am. (The tour guide will notify you in advance)
See off to airport from hotel: 06:30 am; 08:30 am; 12:30 pm. See off to train station: varied depending on customers' departure time.