4 Day Lhasa Tour Itinerary

4 Day Lhasa Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Lhasa – On arrival at the Lhasa Airport, you will be met by the local guide and be transferred to your hotel conveniently located near the famous Barkhor street in the central district. Rest and acclimate yourself to the high altitude before taking an easy orientation tour by walking not far from your hotel in the afternoon. LD
2 Lhasa – Today you will visit the splendid Potala Palace and taken to a special platform nearby where you will be able to get a great panoramic view of the Palace and take the best photos from there. Your guide will then take you to visit the Jokhang Temple situated at the heart of the holy Barkhor Kora where you will see an endless stream of Tibetan pilgrims. Pay a visit to the Ani Tstang Kung Nunnery hidden in the backstreet just in walking distance. You can sit among the locals and taste yak butter tea at the simple teahouse run by the nuns. BLD
3 Lhasa – In the morning you will pay a visit to the local markets where you will find foods, herbs, household utensils and jewelry. Later you will be taken to Norbulingka, the Dalai Lama’s Summer Palace and go to the Sera Monastery in the afternoon. If lucky you will see the monks debating their religion which can be very active. You will then visit the Thousand Buddha Cliff Carvings which is not widely known by tourists but is highly worshipped by the local Tibetans. BLD
4 Lhasa departure – Free on your own to explore around the local area until the guide comes to transfer you to the airport or train station for your departure. B. only.

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