|: Moderate to Difficult
|: 3 Nights/4 Days
|: Overland Tours
|: Lodge Trekking
Tibet, with its breathtaking mountain vistas and profound cultural heritage, stands as a destination truly worth exploring. Throughout your journey, an adept local Tibetan guide will skillfully navigate you through the myriad Tibetan monasteries, temples, monuments, and significant tourist sites.
In Lhasa, your exploration will lead you to the iconic Potala Palace, the serene Sera Monastery, the regal Norbulingkha, the revered Jokhang Temple, the ancient Drepung Monastery, and the bustling Barkhor Square. Each of these sites offers a glimpse into Tibet’s rich history and spiritual traditions, providing an immersive experience that goes beyond the surface of its spectacular landscapes.
Fly to 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 45 minutes 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. The overnight stay will be at the hotel in Lhasa.
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 Barkhar 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 in 1956, the handsome building is ornately decorated with Tibetan carvings and paintings. Jokhang temple provides yet another glimpse of the rich Tibetan canter of Lhasa. After the day’s tour, you will be escorted back to your hotel. The overnight stay will be at the hotel 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. The overnight stay will be at the hotel in Lhasa.
After an early breakfast, transfer to the Gongar airport to connect the flight to Kathmandu.
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