Lhasa Tour is one of our popular itineraries designed for your Tibet visit. Lhasa, the capital city of the Tibet Autonomous Region is a historically worthy city dated back to more than 1300 years in the history of Tibet. Lhasa is located at an altitude of 3650 meters above sea level. It has been the hub of politics, economy, culture and religion in Tibet. The age old monasteries and temples in the city have preserved many historical relics, Buddhist scriptures, arts and crafts. Over two million people inhabit this land of rich natural resources and ancient cultures. Spiritual traditions, temples and monasteries, lakes and rivers, and mighty snow clad peaks are just a few of the intoxicating wonders to be experienced by adventurous travelers who get the opportunity to visit this land. So come and visit the land rich in mountains, monks, mystery and adventure.
Lhasa has only one international air-connection with Nepal (Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu). Air China is the only one airline that provides services in between two capital cities. There will be 3 flights in a week usually from May to September.
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02 : Full day sightseeing in Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square
Day 03: Kathmandu/Lhasa (By Flight)
Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. "Lhasa”. Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 Mt, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods", the residence of the Dalai Lama., on arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60 km/1hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 04: In Lhasa:
After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, and & Norbulinka. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Norbulingka meaning 'Treasure Park' covers an area of around 360000 sq. m. and is considered to be the biggest man made garden in Tibet. After sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 05: In Lhasa:
After breakfast full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery, 5 Kms north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa's prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet's most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. After Sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 06: In Lhasa:
After breakfast, visit Tibetan Medical Institute. Afternoon free for shopping or other activities on your own. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.
Day 07: Lhasa/Kathmandu (By Flight)
Transfer to airport to connect return flight.
Day 08 : Early in the Morning Mt. Everest area Mountain flight and Final Departure.