Level Of DifficultyEasy
Lhasa City Tour takes you on a magical journey through the desert of Tibetan Plateau into Lhasa, also known as the Forbidden Kingdom. You’ll fly over the Himalayas and traverse through miles of arid-landscape to reach Lhasa and explore the centuries-old historical monuments. The capital of Tibet Autonomous Region of China, Lhasa remains one of the highest settlements in the world. Today, Tibetan-Buddhism, the confluence of ancient Buddhism, Tantrism, and Bon-Po rites have become the predominant religion throughout Tibet. The Lhasa City Tour allows offers a mesmerizing opportunity to explore the cultural heritage in the capital of Tibet, Lhasa.
Lhasa City Tour begins with a scenic trans-Himalayan flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. The distance of 604km will be completed in almost 1.5hr. You’ll reach the altitude of 3656m. Once at Lhasa, you’ll embark on a complete cultural and historical tour of the city. With an average altitude of 4000m, Tibet is called “the roof of the world,” and Lhasa remains the capital of the roof. You’ll begin the tour with a visit to historical Potala Palace. Also known as the winter palace, it was formerly inhabited by Dalai Lama and his royal office. Today, it serves as a frequently visited museum. A day won’t be enough to visit the entire complex, however, you’ll explore the major quarters and prayer halls of the palace before embarking on a tour to Sera Monastery. Sera Monastery is one of the three Yellow Sect monasteries inside Tibet. Afterward, you’ll visit Drepung monastery, the largest monastery in Tibet. It will be followed by a visit to the revered site of Jokhang Temple in Barkhor and shopping at Barkhor Market. If time permits, you can choose to visit Norbulingka Palace, also known as the summer palace. The Tibet Tour can be undertaken anytime between the months of March until November.
We, at Nepal Alibaba Treks, will arrange you up with all the necessary requirements (including transportation food and accommodation) for the hike. We assure the best possible package which is worth your money. Likewise, we have many other travel packages across Nepal.
- Indulge in a complete sightseeing tour of Lhasa City in Tibet
- Explore the cultural and historical monuments in Lhasa
- Explore Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Potala Palace, and Jokhang Temple
- Witness some of the highest mountains in the world including the Mt, Everest (8848m)
Day Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day Day 02: Visa Preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650m).
Day Day 04: Full day sightseeing around Lhasa City. Visit the famous Potala Palace, Sera monastery. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Day 05: Full day Sightseeing: Visit famous sites such as Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor market. Overnight at the hotel.
Day Day 06: Final Departure. Farewell!!
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