The 4 short Tibet Tour is a great way to experience the best features and hallmarks of Tibet in a relatively small amount of time. It is great for people who are looking for a cultural experience in Tibet. The tour by the Himalaya Land Treks encapsulates all of the best cultural and historical attributes of Tibet to present its visitors with a beautiful adventure.
The Tibet Tour starts with a beautiful flight to Lhasa- the second most populous urban city on the Tibetan Plateau, lying at an altitude of 3,656 meters- making Lhasa one of the highest located cities in the world. A religious and administrative capital of Tibet, Lhasa presents its visitors with many culturally significant sites and Tibetan Buddhist treasures like the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple and the Norbulingka Palace among others.
Likewise, the Tibet Tour presents the visitors with Lhasa's eminent sites like the Sera Monastery, the Drepung Monastery, and the Barkhor Market as well. With Lhasa translating to "Place of Gods" in the Tibetan language, the city certainly is a cornucopia of Tibetan Buddhist hallmarks.
For example- the Potala Palace, built at an altitude of 3,700 meters in the center of Lhasa valley, was the resident of the Dalai Lama. The Jokhang Temple similarly, is the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. The Norbulingka Palace and its park are one of the largest man-made parks in all of Tibet.
The Tibet Tour lets visitors explore the Sera Monastery as well- one of the grand monasteries of Tibet renowned for its blooming red and white roses. Also, the tour presents exploring the Drepung Monastery- the largest of all Tibetan monasteries in the country. In the same way, the Barkhor Market is a vibrant marketplace that surrounds the Jokhang Temple.
The Tibet Tour is a perfect short trip to enjoy Lhasa's amazing wonders. With Himalaya Land Treks, you will get the best services and guidance. We also have numerous other trips in both Nepal and Tibet. Join us for a brilliant tour of Tibet's marvelous sites!
You will be transferred to the airport by a Himalaya Land Treks’ representative for your flight to Lhasa. The flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa takes about 1 hour. Upon arriving at Lhasa, you will be met with our Tibet guide, who will transfer you to your Hotel. There are no planned activities for the day, so you may check into your Hotel and relax. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Lhasa.
This is the day where you will visit the Potala Palace in the morning. The Potala Palace is a world heritage site and also the residence of the Dalai Lama. The palace is situated on the Red Mountain and offers a surreal introduction to the cultural beliefs and norms prevalent in Lhasa. After exploring the Potala Palace, you head to the Sera Monastery and Norbulingka. The Norbulingka Palace likewise, is located on the western edge of Lhasa at the banks of the Kyichu River just a kilometer away from the Potala Palace. It offers one of the best landscapes in the region, spreading over an area of 360,000 square meters, filled with beautiful and well-preserved gardens. After the tour, you will be dropped back to your Hotel. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Lhasa.
Today, you will visit the Drepung Monastery in the morning. The Drepung Monastery is situated at the foot of the Gambo Utse Mountain west of Lhasa city. It is one of the most important monasteries of Tibet. When seen from afar, the Drepung Monastery's architecture looks like a heap of rice. After that, you will be visiting the Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. The Jokhang Temple is considered one of the most important temples of the Tibetan Buddhist sect; Barkhor Street surrounds the temple and presents a vibrant cultural presentation of Lhasa's attributes. After the tour, you will be dropped back at the Hotel. Later, on this day, you will indulge in a farewell dinner hosted by the Himalaya Land Treks. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Lhasa.
This day, you will bid Lhasa goodbye and catch your flight back to Kathmandu after our guide drops you off at the airport.
We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date