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4 days Lhasa Flexible Tour

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What to Expect
You are booking a completely tailor-made tour for you.

Decide all attractions and places to visit inside Lhasa city during your stay in Tibet. Nothing is pre-fixed.

Top Lhasa attractions are:
• Potala Palace *
• Jokhang Temple
• Barkhor old quarter
• Sera Monastery
• Drepung Monastery
• Norbulingka Summer Palace
• Ramoche Temple
• Ani Tsankhung Nunnery

We would recommend you the following Lhasa 4 days tour:

Day 1: Lhasa arrival [3650m]

Upon arrival in Lhasa you will be welcomed by your English-speaking Tibetan Guide and Tibetan Driver who will bring you to your hotel. Acclimatization to high altitude: please, drink lots of water and take plenty of rest in order to minimize altitude sickness.

Overnight at the hotel you booked directly yourself.

Day 2: Lhasa sightseeing

We begin visiting Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet. It was founded in the 7th century by the first great Buddhist king Songtsen Gampo. Later you can explore the surrounding Barkhor old quarter and spend time walking around Jokhang Temple following pilgrims from all over the Tibetan plateau. In the afternoon we go to Sera Monastery, one of three great universities of Gelugpa Sect. We will attend the debating session of the monks.

Overnight at the hotel you booked directly yourself.

Day 3: Lhasa sightseeing

Today we visit the beautiful Potala and Norbulingka Palaces. Potala winter palace was built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama. Provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 18th century by the seventh Dalai Lama. It’s tradition to do picnic in its beatiful garden and perform opera dances during Shoton Festival (August-September).

Overnight at the hotel you booked directly yourself.

Day 4: Tibet departure

Enjoy your last hours in Tibet exploring Lhasa by your own until your guide and driver meet you at the hotel to transfer you to the airport.

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* Potala Palace entrace tickets must be booked in advance, please let us know about it during your booking processs. *
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Important Information
Departure Point
The tour begins on your arrival at Lhasa Airport / Train Station. After welcoming you, transfer to your hotel.
Departure Time
English language
4/1/2019 - 1/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

4/5/2020 - 1/31/2021Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Spanish language
4/1/2019 - 1/31/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

4/5/2020 - 1/31/2021Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
4 days
  • All necessary Tibet Travel Permits.
  • Experienced Tibetan guide in Tibet (English language)
  • Airport / train station group pick up & drop off.
  • Transportation to attractions you decide inside Lhasa city.
  • Vehicle fuel, tools and vehicle repairs (if necessary)
  • Driver and guide’s food and accommodation.
  • Oxygen tank.
  • Bottled mineral water.
  • Welcome dinner.
  • Bottled water
  • China VISA
  • Plane or train tickets in / out of Tibet.
  • Accomodation
  • Meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra expenses incurred due to unexpected natural events (delays, road washouts, snowfall
  • Tips to guides and driver, but this totally depend on you.
  • Anything not specified in the inclusions section.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • All bookings must be received 20 days in advance in order to apply for your Tibet Travel Permit on time.
  • Spanish guide available upon request for an additional supplement.
  • Potala Palace entrace tickets must be booked in advance. Confirm your interest in visiting it during your booking process.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed May 25, 2019

We experienced a great trip, in Swiss German we would say "es isch wältklass gsi". It started very good and ended very good. They replied very quick, our special requests were no problem, the price was in comparision to other tours more than okay. Our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GuruandBanana_ch
Reviewed April 7, 2019

The two of us were treated to an incredible private tour of Lhasa organized by Dhondup and guided by Sonam. We can't say enough kind words about how organized, caring and knowledgable the Tibetan Guide agency is with every detail of our trip. We believe...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Wanderer308151
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We had a brilliant time in Lhasa. Dhondup was immensely helpful, answered all our questions about the "Permit" and made everything easy for us, including mailing our permit to our hotel in Beijing. The tour is flexible and Dhondup and his guides are very accommodating...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Nirmalyabasu
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Key Details
  • Tibetan Guide
  • Duration: 4 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Spanish
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