4 Days Holy City Lhasa Tour

Price from USD 400 p/p
4 Days Holy City Lhasa Tour
Jan - DecBest Time
2-12 paxGroup Size
LeisureTour Pace
3650mMax Altitude
Potala Palace / Jokhang Temple / Drepung Monastery / Sera Monastery
This tour covers the main highlights of the holy city Lhasa. Two full days of sightseeing includes three world heritage sites-Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. Besides, you’ll visit two great monasteries to explore the authentic Tibetan Buddhism culture.
D1: Arrive in Lhasa
D2: Lhasa Sightseeing
D3: Lhasa Sightseeing
D4: Tour Ends
Itinerary Details
Includes & Excludes
Date & Price
Itinerary Details

Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa by flight or train [3650m]

Welcome to Tibet - The Roof of the World! Our tour guide will meet you at airport or train station once you arrive. They will drive you to downtown Lhasa and then transfer you to your hotel. You'll have a good night's sleep there while adapting to the higher altitude. It is helpful to take things easy and drink enough water to get through the first day. You will stay overnight in Lhasa.

Please Note: The first day's acclimation is essential to ensure that you're in good health for the tour which is coming soon.

Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Barkhor Street
Barkhor Street

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing [B] + [D]

Today, you'll have a tour of Lhasa's cardinal landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is the Potala Palace. Renowned as one of the earth's great wonders due to its extravagant architecture and the fact that it sits at an elevation of 3,700 meters, this grand palace will not disappoint you. In the afternoon, you'll pay a visit to Jokhang Temple, which is the most essential and respected religious structures in Tibet. Thick with the smell of incense and yak butter, you'll witness a multitude of prostrating pilgrims cramming out there. The temple is the masterpiece of Tibetan, Chinese and Nepalese architectural techniques. Then you'll take a stroll around Barkhor Street, the oldest bazaar in the city. After the sightseeing activities, you'll enjoy a welcoming dinner gathering with all your travel mates in the group. You will stay overnight in Lhasa.

Potala Palace
Potala Palace
Jokhang Temple
Jokhang Temple

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing [B]

In the morning, you'll visit the Drepung Monastery (found in 1416) on the Gambo Utse Mountain. This place was once the world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks at its peak, and it was one of the "great three" Gelugpa schools in Lhasa. It is pleasant to walk up the hill, as it is a leisurely break from the solemn ambiance inside the halls and chapels. At the flat roof of the hillside, there are views of the entire city of Lhasa city and its distant mountains. In the afternoon, you'll have a chance to witness the famous 'Buddhism Sutra Debate' session at the Sera Monastery (founded in 1419). This session takes place at 3:00 PM every day, except on Sunday. You will stay overnight in Lhasa.

Drepung Monastery
Drepung Monastery
Sera Monastery
Sera Monastery

Day 4 Lhasa airport or train station dropping off [B]

Today, you will be dropped off at the Lhasa airport or train station. This is where you'll say your farewells to your guide and driver. Service ends.

Note: B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Includes & Excludes
What’s included in this tour package?
Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's Travel Permit
Transport (Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city)
Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
Travel Agency Service Charge
All necessary Tibet permits
Government tax
Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Accommodation (3 star facility hotel sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa)
Welcome Tibetan Style dinner
What’s excluded in this tour package?
Lunches and Dinners
Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
Other personal expense
Date & Price

Price Quotation:

Comfortable Class Jan. to Mar. Apr. to Jun. Jul. to Aug. Sept. to Oct. Nov. to Dec.
price/person (USD) 400 419 522 500 419
price/person (CNY) 2720 2850 3550 3400 2850

Single Supplement:

Comfortable Class Jan. to Mar. Apr. to Jun. Jul. to Aug. Sept. to Oct. Nov. to Dec.
price/person (USD) 62 62 71 71 62
price/person (CNY) 420 420 480 480 420


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From Emma & Tracie From Emma & Tracie
GTT-V-3230, 08-07-2019

Hello Violet, Your stress free booking process, speedy & informative communication and the knowledgable & friendly tour guide (Tampur) all contributed to us both having a great time in Tibet. Here’s hoping more like minded travellers book your tours and get to see Tibet as we did. Thanks again, Emma (& Tracie)

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GTT-V-3026, 28-05-2019

Hello Violet, We arrived home safe and happy. The experience in Tibet was wonderful. Thank you for your professionalism and way of organizing our trip. Kind regards, Florentina