4 Days Lhasa Group Travel Outline

Day 1 Lhasa Arrival. Transfer to downtown Lhasa hotel and rest for acclimatization. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Streets and Sera Monastery. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 3 Lhasa highlights: Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 4 Departure day. Transfer to airport and depart from Tibet.


Arrival/departure city Lhasa in & Out
Fixed Departure Date Please see the tour calendar
Booking Schedule Earlier booking-better discount, book at least 15 days in advance!
Clothing Comfortable athletic clothing, hat, jacket and sunscreen.
Service Included
All travel permits for Tibet
Handpicked Tibetan local guide
Transportation in Tibet as per the itinerary
Free airport pick up (at 12:30 and 4:00 pm) and drop off (8:30 am and 1:30 pm) service
All administrative fees
 Vehicle tolls and vehicle repairs (if necessary)
 Accommodation in Lhasa as listed in above itinerary: Economic Hotel on sharing twin-room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa
Meals as specified as above (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner);
One-time welcome dinner for the group;
One box of mineral water per day, shared Oxygen tank in car (for EBC trip when outside of Lhasa)
Service Not Included
Flight or train to and from Tibet
Chinese visa
Personal expenses (laundry, photography fees, souvenirs etc)
Tipping to tour guide



Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa and rest for acclimatization

Upon your arrival at the Airport or Train Station, our Tibet Travel Expert tour guide will pick you up and transfer to the hotel in Lhasa (Please be noted that: if there is only 1-2 persons per booking, we will arrange airline shuttle bus transfer to Lhasa). In case of the plateau climate and the mountain sickness, please do not walk too much on the first day, because you need a good rest in hotel for acclimatization.
Accommodation:Comfortable hotel in downtown such as Tashi Norta Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel or House of Shambhala or Shambhala Palace,Ganggyan Hotel

Day 2: Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Streets, Sera Monastery

Today our first visit we will take is to Jokhang Temple which locates at Barkhor Bazaar. This temple is the most revered shrine in Tibet and is constantly bustling with devout worshipers. It was founded in the 7th century by the first great Buddhist king Songtsen Gampo. Later you can explore the surrounding Barkhor old quarter and spend time walking around Jokhang Temple following pilgrims from all over the Tibetan plateau.In the afternoon, the site we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located just a few miles North of Lhasa and is home to several hundred monks. Its famous debating activities are happening 3-4 pm quite regularly every working day, we will not give it a miss.
Accommodation: the same as above

Day 3: Summer and Winter Palace of Dalai Lama: Norbulinka and Potala Palace

Today what we will visit in Lhasa is the vital Potala Palace and Norbulinka with her vicinity. Potala palace is Lhasa’s most important landmark and she a wonder of Eastern architecture. Your first site of this massive structure will be a magical moment which will be remembered for your rest life time. It has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once the home to the Dalai Lama. And the other visit is to Norbulingka Palace. It is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama. It’s tradition to do picnic in its beautiful garden and perform opera dances during Shoton Festival (August-September).
Accommodation:the same as above

Day 4: Final Departure, Lhasa to airport or train station

Our driver will pick up your group in the hotel and transfer to the airport or train station at 8 am and 1 pm for free transfer. If your flight or train departure schedule is different, you can take Airline shuttle bus (RMB 30 to 35 per person) to airport or taxi to railway station (RMB 40-50 per transfer) easily by yourself. We truly hope you have an unforgettable and extraordinary Lhasa highlight trip with our team.

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Tour Reviews

5.00 based on 1 review
January 8, 2017

This typical Lhasa group tour has 3 nights accommodation included. However you can just choose the two days sightseeing and book hotel by yourself. We leave you maximum flexibility to explore Lhasa easily with lower price. Welcome to book with local insider!

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