Lhasa City Essential Tour - Peregrine Treks

Duration
7 Days
Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Scenic Drive and Flight
Accommodation
  • Hotels in Nepal and Tibet
Meals
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 3 Dinner

Price

Reduced

$1300 USD

$1500 USD

10% Discount for Group

Overview & Highlights

Lhasa City Essential Tour Highlights


  • The short and easy tour covered Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • UNESCO World Heritage site sightseeing
  • The Potala Palace – built in the 7th century and maintained in the 17th century – Residence of Dalai Lamas
  • Jokhang Temple. Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery
  • Norbulingka Palace – the summer palace of Dalai Lamas

Overview of Lhasa City Essential Tour


Lhasa city essential Tour is suitable who have limited time and budget. Lhasa is the place of god, Potala (Red and White) soaring on the top of the sacred city; the beating religious heart of Tibet, Jokhang with pilgrims prostrating; Barkhor Street full of stalls selling prayer wheels and turquoise, Muslim traders, Thangka workshop.

Brief Itinerary of Lhasa City Essential Tour

 Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 03 Flight to Lhasa

Day 04 Lhasa Suburb (Drepung and Sera Monastery

Day 05 Lhasa Coty (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street)

Day 06 Lhasa to Kathmandu, evening time free for shopping

Day 07 Departure at your destination

Lhasa City Essential Tour Itinerary

Our airport representative picks up you from Tribhuvan International Airport and departs at your pre-booked hotel. We will organize a welcome dinner with Nepali cultural dance.

Meals: Dinner

After breakfast at the hotel, your private vehicle is ready for sightseeing at your hotel. This day you will visit in Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swyambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Meals: Breakfast

This day you will depart to Lhasa and our staff will greet you at Lhasa Airport to transfer you to the hotel. From Lhasa Airport to downtown Lhasa, usually, takes about one and half hour. After transfer to the hotel, the rest of the day you will be free to wander around the city on your own but try not to overtax yourself. This day in your rest is essential to acclimatize the high altitude. Remember to drink lots of water, eat light, and not to shower if you can help it. In this day our guide gives brief about Lhasa City Essential Tour.

Meals: Breakfast

Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Today you will visit two attractions in Lhasa suburb. In the morning, we will arrange for you to see Drepung Monastery. In the afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery. You will stay a long hour on sightseeing today under the fierce sun of Tibet, do arm yourself with sunglasses/ hat/ sunscreen.

Also, a welcome dinner will be held tonight to introduce you to the whole gang that you are going to travel. We have customers from all over the world. You will be fun to meet people from different countries, culture, and background.

Located about eight km west of central Lhasa, Drepung Monastery was once one of the world’s largest monasteries. The word Drepung translates as ‘rice heap,’ a reference to the vast numbers of white monastic buildings that once piled up on the hillside. Sera Monastery is situated in the northern town of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera, which mean wild rose in the Tibetan language because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From Monday to Friday, every afternoon, you will be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

This is an essential and primary day of the Lhasa tour. This morning, you will depart to visit Potala Palace. It is around 3,700 meters above sea level, and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs; you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance, there are rolling mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages, and the glistening Jokhang Temple.

In this afternoon, you will visit Jokhang Temple; it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You will find many pilgrims pray earlier than the monastery. The circuit around it called Barkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is an excellent place to purchase souvenirs

Meals: Breakfast

This is your final day in Tibet. After breakfasts in the hotel, you will be free for shopping in the morning (Depends on the flight schedule). Our staff will collect you at your hotel to transfer to Lhasa Airport for Kathmandu. This day is free for shopping for your families and friends, or if you haven’t proper time, the next day you can do this shopping.

Meals: Breakfast

After completion of Lhasa and Kathmandu tour, you will depart at least three hours before than your flight time.

Meals: Breakfast

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Lhasa City Essential Tour Accommodation

Accommodations

You will stay in Samsara Resort or Hotel Arts Kathmandu or similar 3-star hotel in Thamel. A solo traveler needs to share the room with same-gender another traveler. If you need a single supplement, you will have to pay an additional cost of about USD 200. During the trek, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case. Kathmandu and the trekking regions in lower elevation will have sing room facilities, but it will be hard to find them at higher elevations.

 

Meals

You will enjoy typical Nepalese food and international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, India, etc.) as well during your trek. Be sure that breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided by the lodges or teahouses as per their available menu. You may not be served breakfast somewhere during your trek. You may get opportunities for welcome and farewell dinners for guests.

Departure Dates


There is no fixed departure trip for this month. You can request for a private group trip.

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Lhasa City Essential Tour Highlights


  • The short and easy tour covered Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • UNESCO World Heritage site sightseeing
  • The Potala Palace – built in the 7th century and maintained in the 17th century – Residence of Dalai Lamas
  • Jokhang Temple. Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery
  • Norbulingka Palace – the summer palace of Dalai Lamas

Overview of Lhasa City Essential Tour


Lhasa city essential Tour is suitable who have limited time and budget. Lhasa is the place of god, Potala (Red and White) soaring on the top of the sacred city; the beating religious heart of Tibet, Jokhang with pilgrims prostrating; Barkhor Street full of stalls selling prayer wheels and turquoise, Muslim traders, Thangka workshop.

Brief Itinerary of Lhasa City Essential Tour

 Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02 Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 03 Flight to Lhasa

Day 04 Lhasa Suburb (Drepung and Sera Monastery

Day 05 Lhasa Coty (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street)

Day 06 Lhasa to Kathmandu, evening time free for shopping

Day 07 Departure at your destination

Our airport representative picks up you from Tribhuvan International Airport and departs at your pre-booked hotel. We will organize a welcome dinner with Nepali cultural dance.

Meals: Dinner

After breakfast at the hotel, your private vehicle is ready for sightseeing at your hotel. This day you will visit in Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Swyambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Meals: Breakfast

This day you will depart to Lhasa and our staff will greet you at Lhasa Airport to transfer you to the hotel. From Lhasa Airport to downtown Lhasa, usually, takes about one and half hour. After transfer to the hotel, the rest of the day you will be free to wander around the city on your own but try not to overtax yourself. This day in your rest is essential to acclimatize the high altitude. Remember to drink lots of water, eat light, and not to shower if you can help it. In this day our guide gives brief about Lhasa City Essential Tour.

Meals: Breakfast

Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Today you will visit two attractions in Lhasa suburb. In the morning, we will arrange for you to see Drepung Monastery. In the afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery. You will stay a long hour on sightseeing today under the fierce sun of Tibet, do arm yourself with sunglasses/ hat/ sunscreen.

Also, a welcome dinner will be held tonight to introduce you to the whole gang that you are going to travel. We have customers from all over the world. You will be fun to meet people from different countries, culture, and background.

Located about eight km west of central Lhasa, Drepung Monastery was once one of the world’s largest monasteries. The word Drepung translates as ‘rice heap,’ a reference to the vast numbers of white monastic buildings that once piled up on the hillside. Sera Monastery is situated in the northern town of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera, which mean wild rose in the Tibetan language because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. From Monday to Friday, every afternoon, you will be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery.

Meals: Breakfast and Dinner

Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

This is an essential and primary day of the Lhasa tour. This morning, you will depart to visit Potala Palace. It is around 3,700 meters above sea level, and it is the highest palace in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs; you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance, there are rolling mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages, and the glistening Jokhang Temple.

In this afternoon, you will visit Jokhang Temple; it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. You will find many pilgrims pray earlier than the monastery. The circuit around it called Barkhor Street, a famous local handmade crafts market, which is an excellent place to purchase souvenirs

Meals: Breakfast

This is your final day in Tibet. After breakfasts in the hotel, you will be free for shopping in the morning (Depends on the flight schedule). Our staff will collect you at your hotel to transfer to Lhasa Airport for Kathmandu. This day is free for shopping for your families and friends, or if you haven’t proper time, the next day you can do this shopping.

Meals: Breakfast

After completion of Lhasa and Kathmandu tour, you will depart at least three hours before than your flight time.

Meals: Breakfast

  • Hotel accommodation as per itinerary in three-star category hotel in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • All Land transportation
  • Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB)
  • English Speaking local guide
  • All entrance fees
  • All applicable government tax and company service charge

  • International Airfare including Kathmandu – Lhasa – Kathmandu
  • Nepal and China Visa Fee
  • Lunch and dinner except than itinerary
  • Additional days caused by any reason
  • Personal Expenses and travel insurance
  • Tipping for guide and driver
  • All other costs, which is not included in cost includes

Accommodations

You will stay in Samsara Resort or Hotel Arts Kathmandu or similar 3-star hotel in Thamel. A solo traveler needs to share the room with same-gender another traveler. If you need a single supplement, you will have to pay an additional cost of about USD 200. During the trek, most of your accommodations contain attached bathrooms, while some of the teahouses may not have and you may have to share the washing and toilet facilities in that case. Kathmandu and the trekking regions in lower elevation will have sing room facilities, but it will be hard to find them at higher elevations.

 

Meals

You will enjoy typical Nepalese food and international cuisine (Tibetan, Continental, India, etc.) as well during your trek. Be sure that breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided by the lodges or teahouses as per their available menu. You may not be served breakfast somewhere during your trek. You may get opportunities for welcome and farewell dinners for guests.

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