Day 1: Fly Beijing to Lhasa Gangar airport (3650 m). Overnight at Hotel Lhasa (Veg lunch & Dinner).
Day 2: Sightseeing. AM: Visit Sera Monastery, PM: Jokhang temple & Barkhor street. Sera is the second biggest Gelupa Monastery in the north suburb of Lhasa, which was built in 1419 by Tsongapa's disciple Sakya-yeshi. Situated at the heart of the oldest section of the Lhasa city, Jokhang, one of the oldest temples in Tibet, was built in the 7th century by the 33rd king Sontsanganbu. Barkor is the middle pilgrimage circuit around Jokhang temple. (FB)
Day 3: Sightseeing. AM: Visit Potala Palace, PM: Drepung monastery & Norbulingka, Potala was the winter palace of the Dalailama, which was originally built in the 7th century by the king Sotsen Gampo and rebuilt to the present size by the 5th Dalai lama in the 17th century. Built in the mid-18th century by the 7th Dalailama, Norbulingka, the Jewel Park was the Dalai lama's summer palace, it covers 100 acres with palaces, pavilions and a zoo. Drepung monastery; Built in1416 by Tsongapa's disciple Jamyang-choje, Drepung Monastery is the biggest Gelupa monastery in the west suburb of Lhasa. (FB)
Day 4: Drive to Ganden Monastery. Drive to Ganden Monastery and visit one of Locals home and Homestay.
Day 5: Flu out/Nepal or China.
- Duration: 5 days
- Destination: Lhasa City, Ganden Monastery
- Maximum Altitude: 4000 m
- Best Season: Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, Aug, Sept, Oct
- Photo Spot: Monasteries and Bharkor street.
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