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Nepal Alsace Trek & Expedition P. Ltd
P.O. Box: 12397 Chhetrapati, Kathmandu, Nepal. Telephone: +977-1-4268618
Email: dhanne@hikingtrek.com gurungdhanee@hotmail.com
Website: www.hikingtrek.com

Tibet Lhasa Tour

Trip Facts

  • Duration: 8 days,
  • Places Cover: Lhasa/Gyantse/Shigatse/Lhasa
  • Program Type: Tours,
  • Max. Altitude: 3660m,
  • Minimum Pax: 4px,
  • Mode of Travel: Sightseeing tours,
  • Start Trip: Kathmanu-Lhasa,
  • End Trip: Lhasa-Kathmandu,
  • Accommodation: Hotel,
  • Best Season: May to September,
  • Transportation: Driving,
  • Trip Grade: gradegrade
Tibet Lhasa Tour

Namaste and welcome to Tibet culture and history of Lhasa tour,
Lhasa, most popularly known as ‘Sunlight City’, is regarded as the heart and soul of Tibet. It is the most sought after tourist destination in Tibet. Two blissful days are packaged in your trip for exploring the charismatic wonders of Lhasa. Visits to the white and ochre fortress of Potala Palace and Jokhang temple can be a spiritually rejuvenating experience. Potala Palace, a UNESCO world heritage, features an overwhelming array of intricate murals, temples, stupas, tombs of eight past Dalai Lamas, exquisite Tibetan mandalas and other relics of Tibetan history. Jokhang temple lying 2 km to the east is another Tibetan religious site. In the Buddhist monasteries of Sera and Drepung will get to see the monks and get an insight into their lifestyle.

Exploring Barkhor markets gives you an insightful glimpse into Tibetan culture. As you wander around the markets, you witness Tibetan art, culture, custom and tradition. With so much to see and explore in Lhasa, this will truly be an unforgettable experience. 

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu:
Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel ,

Day 02: Kathmandu –Sightseeing:
After breakfast sightseeing to Kathmandu Valley (Budhanath) Pasupatinath and Swyambu Nath hotel include  with bed and breakfast,

Day 03: Kathmandu-Arrive Lhasa (3660m)
From Kathmandu  fly to Lhasa arrive Lhasa . You will be met at Gonggar Airport by your Tibetan guide. After immigration formalities, you will be driven to Lhasa (3650 meters). It takes around an hour to reach the old city. After checking in at your hotel, you are advised to take rest and take it easy. Drink plenty of fluids and let your body get used to Lhasa’s high altitude hotel including B & B Service 3*** Catogory

Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa (3650m)
After breakfast, you will be briefed on the day's program. An experienced guide will take you on a tour to Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and the Barkhor Square. At the famous Sera Monastery, you will get an insight into the important aspects of Tibetan Buddhism.  You pay a visit to Norbulingka, the summer retreat of the Dalai Lama. Completed in1956, the handsome building is ornately decorated with Tibetan carvings and paintings. Hotel including B & B Service 3*** Category

Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa
After an early breakfast, you will be escorted by your guide to the majestic Potala Palace. The imposing structure of the palace dominates the landscape of Lhasa. As you are guided through the ancient chambers of the palace, you get to see Tibetan art at its best. The Potala Palace has a vast array of intricate Tibetan murals and beautiful statues. You will also get to view the tombs of the eight Dalai Lamas.

Later in the day you will visit the beautifully landscaped Drepung Monastery where you can observe nuns and monks chanting and performing religious discourses. After the day's tour is over, you are escorted back to your hotel for a well-earned rest. Hotel including B & B Service 3*** Category

Note: Since only a limited number of visitors are allowed to visit the Potala Palace every day, the order of sightseeing places will be decided upon by your guide.

Day 06: Departure from  Lhasa
Fly back to Kathmandu and trans fer to your hotel,

Day 07: Kathmandu:
After breakfast visit to Bhaktapur afternoon drive back to Kathmandu hotel include with bed and breakfast,

Day 08: Your Last day:
Departure from Kathmandu,

Service Includes

  • Arrival Departure trnsport Car or Hiace,
  • 4 Nighel in Kathmandu with bed and Breakfast,
  • All entry fee in Kathmandu and Tibet,
  • Hotel   (3 star) Lhasa  best available en route with breakfast, transportation by 4WD land cruiser (Toyota 4500, the best available in Tibet), sightseeing tours with English speaking local TIBETAN guide, all entry fees, Tibet travel permit/visa & airport transfers  and including Kathmandu Lhasa  Kathmandu plane

Service Excludes

Any airfare Lunch and Dinner airport tax, hotel in Kathmandu, personal clothing & equipments, any expenses, client's insurance.

Note
you must be in Kathmandu  Arrive 3 days prior to trip departure dates 

Clothing & Equipment 

  • Down jacket or warm fleece top
  • Thermal underwear (top and bottom)
  • Cotton shirts (short and long sleeved)
  • Warm and cotton trousers
  • Sun polarized sunglasses
  • Beanie or warm woolen hat and gloves
  • Scarf (to keep out dust as well as cold)
  • Sandals (flip-flops)
  • Towel
  • Sleeping bag (for camping/trekking)
  • Rain jacket
  • Strong sun cream and lip protector
  • Moisturizer
  • Water bottle
  • Camera (and plenty of film and spare batteries)