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Holiday in Lhasa

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 4 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 25 people
Destination(s): Tibet  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey  
Season: January - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 400 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 800 US Dollar (USD)

Tibet has been becoming a modern city in the past few years. Many tourits fly to Lhasa over the Himalayas or travel overland on the friendship highway to Lhasa through the Himalayas from the Nepal Border. In Lhasa you can explore the ancient palaces, monasteries and the Barkhor street. The Tibet railway is now completely finished and many tourists take the train from China to Tibet, travelling from Chengdu, Shanghai, Xian and Beijing.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa Gangar Airport (3650 m) 1 hr 30 minutes flight, after breakfast, we will transfer the group to Tribhuvan International Airport to board Air China's Flight No. CA 408 to Lhasa at 10:25 am. Upon arrival at Gonggar Airport, the group shall be met by our local representative and transfer provided to your hotel in Lhasa and ou will stop at Nyithang Stone Buddha for photograph,which carved in the 11th century by the Zhomthong Ba, a famous disaple of Indain Master who named Atu Sha. The group will reach the Hotel Lhasa at approx 4:00 pm,The first day will be spent resting to acclamatize with the altitude because Kathmandu is at 1200 m above sea level and Lhasa is at 3650 m. So it needs some time to acclimatize with the altitude. Overnight at Hotel Lhasa (Veg lunch & Dinner).

Day 2: Ssightseeing. AM: Sera Monastery, PM: Jokhang temple. 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: Potala Palace, PM: Jokhang and Norbulinka. 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 airport (63 km, 1hr).

Tour Details:
- Duration: 4 days
- Destination: Lhasa city
- Maximum altitude: 3650 m
- Best season: Jan, Feb, March, Aprill, May, June, Aug, Sept, Oct
- Photo spot: Monasteries and Bharkor street.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Sightseeing tour in Lhasa city as per above program
- Land Transfer by Toyota Landcruiser & Deluxe bus
- Tibet travel permit
- Tibetan English speaking guide during the tour
- Twin sharing accommodation as per tour program
- Monasteries entrance fees as per program
- Travel insurance.

Price Excludes:
- Cold drinks alcoholic beverages
- Lunch & dinner
- Nepal re-entry visa
- Tips for guide, porters, driver.

About This Supplier
Location: China
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2008

M18859 is an adventure tour company operated by a group of experienced Tibetan people who are from different parts of Tibet. It was established in 1993 in Lhasa, the capital city Tibet. We are one of the best specialists in Tibet providing deluxe, standard and budget custom designed tours all around the Tibetan...

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