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3-Night Lhasa City Tour

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3-Night Lhasa City Tour
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This 3-Night Lhasa City tour offers you insights on fascinating history and unique culture of Tibet. Step into the past as you travel through the fabled capital city of Tibet. If you have limited time to experience glorious Tibetan culture and what it has to offer, this is the perfect tour. You will visit major attractions including Bokhang Temple, Bakhore Square, Sera Monastery, Potala Palace, and Norbulingka Summer Palace during the trip.
What to Expect
Day 1: Arriving Lhasa by air or rail (B)
Upon your arrival at Lhasa Railway Station or Lhasa Gonggar Airport, your guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel for acclimatization. Enjoy the rest of day at leisure strolling around this holly city. 
Overnight: Rama Kharpo Hotel

Day 2: Lhasa - Jokhang Temple - Bakhore Square - Sera Monastery (B)
Rise early this morning to visit Jokhang Temple, which is located on Barkhor Square and considered as the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. Listed as an UNESCO World Heritage Site, the style of the temple is a fusion of Indian Vihara, Tibetan, and Nepalese. Next, you will explore nearby Barkhore Square where pilgrims and locals circumabulate Jokhang Temple for prayers as well as showing their devotion. 

Lunch is at your own expense but your guide will gladly provide ideas and suggestions. After lunch break, you will visit Sera Monastery (Wild Roses Monastery), which was surrounded by wild roses in bloom when built hence the name. The monastery consists of two sections. The eastern section hosts the Great Assembly Hall and dwellings while the western section houses the three well-known colleges: the Sera Je Dratsang, the Sera Me Dratsang, and the Ngakpa Dratsang. All three are instituted by Tsongkhapa as monastic universities catering to monks within the age bracket of 8 to 70. You will have ample time to explore the monastery at your own pace before heading back to the hotel.
Overnight: Rama Kharpo Hote

Day 3: Lhasa - Potala Palace - Norbulingka Summer Palace (B)
After breakfast, you will visit world famous Potala Palace which is named after Mount Potalaka, the mythical abode of the bodhisattva Avalokiteśvara (the god of compassion). Now an UNESCO listed World Heritage Site and a museum, Potala Palace was a primary residence for the Dalai Lamas until mid-1900. The palace consists of a conglomerate of structures including White Palace, the living quarter of Dalai Lama, Red Palace, which is devoted to religious study and prayer, the Great West Hall, along with several chapels and the tomb of 13th Dalai Lama. Explore the palace till breaking for lunch which is at your own expense but your guide will gladly provide recommendations.  

Later in the afternoon, continue on with a visit to Norbulingka Palace, the Jeweled Park Palace and summer palace for successive Dalai Lamas. Norbulingka blends gardening with architecture and sculpture arts of various Tibetan ethnic groups. More than 30,000 cultural relics of ancient Tibetan history are preserved here.
Overnight: Rama Kharpo Hotel

Day 4: Departing Lhasa
This morning, your guide and driver will transfer you to Lhasa Gonggar Airport or railway station where this tour concludes.
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Reviews (5)
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Reviewed December 27, 2017
Great Custom Tour in Lhasa by Lobsang, Dec. 2017

My wife and I had a great week long tour with Lobsang, owner of Tibet Experience. He is super friendly and super knowledgeable. We took incredible hikes to monasteries and nunneries around Lhasa. And we had a great time touring the temples and back streets...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed December 7, 2017 via mobile
An absolute highlight

We travelled for 12 days with Lobsang in a small group of 3 people last November. It couldn't have been any better. Lobsang is a very caring, professional and social guide. This is combination with the fact that our trip was a nice mix of...More

Thank Otmar G
Reviewed April 6, 2016
Best platform to travel in Tibet.

Went to Tibet last Winter (2016). We got in touch with Lobsang. He arranged everything for us. We spend 2 weeks in Tibet. We were in the group of 5. It was less tourists in winter. Lobsang and his team are very friendly, professional, knowledgeable,...More

Thank muhaiminzakaria
Tibet Experienc... l, Owner at Tibet Experience-Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2016

Hello, We are very Happy to hear that you had very nice trip with us. Thank you so much for your feed back. We miss you and good luck and keep in touch.

Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile
best experience

We were so lucky to book the tour with Tibet Experience. We got in touch with Lobsang, he's the one arranging our permit and taking care of our accommodation, health and everything else while we're in Tibet. He didn't only care for money, he actually...More

Thank nnuha
Reviewed August 4, 2015
Lhasa and Lake Namtso

Just came back from Tibet 3 days ago. We engaged Tibet Experience Tour as our tour guide. Lobsang, the agent, was very helpful with all our documents, passes and permits prior to the tour, as most of the temples require entry fee for foreigners, Potala...More

2  Thank Marta M
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