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Cycle the city streets to absorb the local atmosphere
Small group ensures personal service
Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Small-group tour by minibus
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa Your guide will meet you at the airport or train station and transfer you to your hotel. After check-in, you can have a rest. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 2: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Borkor Street (B, D) First you will visit the Potala Palace - the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It has been used since the 7th century. You can explore a collection of gilded burial stupas of past Dalai Lamas, and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. Then 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. You can then do kora (circling the Barkor street) with pilgrims and locals and buy the souvenirs. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 3: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery (B) Today, you will visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416 by Jamyang Choge. Ganden palace is used as Dalai lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace. In the afternoon you will visit Sera Monastery, also one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries, founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey. Do not miss the Monks´ debates at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 4: Ganden Monastery Tour(B) You will drive to the Ganden Monastery, about 60 kilometres east of Lhasa. It is one of the “Great Three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, founded by the Great Tsongkhapa in 1409. The main sight is Serdung, which contains the tomb of Tsongkhapa. Ganden monastery is situated on the Wangpori mountain with an elevation of 3800m above sea-level. It is very interesting to trek Lingkor (circle around the monastery) and you can also see the Great Tsongkapa's meditation cave containing many religious statues, and enjoy the beautiful view of Lhasa valley. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 5: Depart from Lhasa (B) You will be taken to the airport or train station.
Tibet travel permit and other necessary permits needed.
Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver (gasoline is included)
English-speaking Tibetan guide
4 nights of accommodation at a 4-star or 3-star hotel (Option)
Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa
Pickup and drop-off from the airport or the train station
First aid kit
Liability travel insurance
Drinking water provided during the trip
Tibet Handy Map
Lunches and dinners
Single-supplement if you are a single traveller (when there is no another traveller to share twin room with you)
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel address in one city of China. Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
Please Notice: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa need be arranged by tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance, because customers need apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need ask for invitation letter from tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need apply for their China L Visa from China Embassy in their country.
A valid passport and China L Visa used to apply for Tibet Permit are required on the travelling period
Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
Clients' Hotel in Lhasa downtown
See off to airport from hotel: 06:30 am; 08:00 am; 12:00 pm. See off to train station: varied depending on customers' departure time.