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5-Night Lhasa City Private Tour

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    Expose yourself to the finest Tibetan Culture that is deeply rooted in Buddhism and various ethnic traditions. During this 5-night private tour, not only you will witness mysterious Tibetan Buddhism, but also explore the residence of the Dalai Lamas - Potala Palace. In addition, learn more about the spiritual practice of Tibetans by visiting Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Jokhang Temple, Ganden Monastery, and Drak Yerpa Monastery. Lastly, finish your trip with an immersion in local lifestyle by staying overnight at a home-stay in the famous birth place of the 33rd Tibetan King - Songtsan Gampo, Gyama Village as well as mingling at a local household for a delicious organic Tibetan meal. 


    Day 1: Arriving Lhasa

    You will be picked up by your private guide and vehicle from the airport or train station and then transferred directly to 4-star Shangbala Hotel in old Lhasa city for acclimation. You may explore the proximity at your own leisure.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 2: Lhasa Sightseeing (B)

    Today, you will visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Take your time to soak up as much architecture details and explore religious culture.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 3: Lhasa sightseeing (B, L)

    Day two of Lhasa City sightseeing. Visit Potala Palace, Jokang Temple, and Barkor Street. Enjoy lunch with your local tour operator at their office.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 4: Lhasa - Dagze County (B)

    Drive to a village in Dagze County after visiting Ganden Monastery to witness village life of local farmers and immerse yourself at a home-stay.

    Overnight: Local home-stay

    Day 5: Dagze County - Lhasa (B, D)

    Drive back to Lhasa after visiting Drak Yerpa Monastery. Tonight, you will enjoy homemade dinner at a household and mingle with them.

    Overnight: 4-Star Shangbala Hotel, Lhasa

    Day 6: Departing Lhasa (B)

    You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport or train station where this 6 days Tibet trip concludes.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our private tour of Tibet was most amazing for mother and daughter! We were met at Lhasa Airport by our friendly guide and driver, who patiently showed us the best of what Tibet offers for a first-time visit including the famous Potala Palace. From arrival...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    2  Thank SavvyNomadMama
    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hi Kim and Wilma, Thanks for your good feedback, moreover it is nice to hear you two have enjoyed your trip in Tibet. We wish you all the best. Thanks for choosing Songtsan!! Tenzin

    Reviewed July 4, 2019

    These people make the Tibet tour absolutely fantastic. They are knowledgeable, kind, considerate, thorough, helpful, and every other wonderful, positive things one could hope for in a tour.More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

    Thank you Mr and Mrs White, You two are the most loving couple , I am sure you two are no less than Mr & Mrs Smith :) It was such a pleasure to meet you two and to know your family back home. Wish...More

    Reviewed November 28, 2018

    We visited Tibet late October and had a truly fantastic time. I found the name of Songtsan Travel here on TripAdvisor. Tenzin coordinated every detail for us for a well organized tour based on our interests. Travel permit, airport transfers, hotel, and tours to all...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    1  Thank HeatherM1011
    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

    Hi Heather, Thank you so much for the review. We are happy to have you and Karen with us in Tibet. We wish you all the best. Songtsan and team

    Reviewed July 19, 2018

    We enjoyed 6 days in Tibet with Songtsan Travel. The guide and tour was extremely good, very supportive and flexible (much appreciate this!). If I come back Tibet, Songtsan Travel is the first choice!

    Date of experience: July 2018
    Thank Trang T
    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

    Hi Diep, Thank you for the lovely review. Really good to hear you enjoyed our service, we will continue to do so. Looking forward to see you. Tenzin & team

    Reviewed July 1, 2018

    We went to Tibet for a 5 day tour (7-8 days in total including travelling to and from Tibet), visiting Lhasa and Shigatze with a group of 12 people. Before leaving for China, the manager Tenzin helped us with travel permits and train and flight...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
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    Songtsan, Manager at Songtsan Travel-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

    Dear Jonathan, Many heartfelt thanks to your lovely review. It was real fun to make acquaintance with you, your lovely wife and all the good looking friends in the group. We wish you all very best and to have a wonderful life ahead. Best wishes....More

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