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4-Day Private Lhasa Tour

4-Day Private Lhasa Tour - Lhasa, China
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Duration: 4 days
Location: Lhasa, China

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$582.77

Discover Lhasa - the spiritual city of Tibet. Experience spectacular Buddhist architecture, fascinating culture and authentic Tibetan food ... More info ›

Discover Lhasa - the spiritual city of Tibet. Experience spectacular Buddhist architecture, fascinating culture and authentic Tibetan food. Visit Potala Palace, known as the ‘Crown Jewel of Tibet’. Wander through the bustling Barkor Circuit after visit Tibet’s holiest shrine of Jokhang temple, observe interesting monk debating and explore Tibetan Quarter.

Day 1 Lhasa
Lhasa is the spiritual heart and capital city of Tibet. You will be picked up from the Lhasa airport and then transferred to your hotel. The rest of day is free to relax and acclimate to the high altitude.

Day 2 Lhasa
Your guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby at 9:00am and then take you to visit Tibet's holiest shrine of Jokhang Temple to see a solid gold enlightened Buddha. You'll feel the electric atmosphere and immerse yourself into Tibetan culture while wandering through the bustling Barkor Circuit. In the afternoon, you'll tour the architectural wonder of Potala Palace, towering 13 stories high and containing thousands of rooms. Drop off at the hotel at 5:00pm .

Day 3 Lhasa
You will be picked up at the hotel lobby at 9:00am and then brought to explore the former Dalai Lamas’ Summer Palace - Norbulingka Park and 15th century Drepung Monastery. Visit the impressive Sera to observe student monks debating with their masters. A leisurely walk around the Tibetan Quarter will follow. You will be dropped off at the hotel at 5:00pm

Day 4 Depart Lhasa
Private transfer to the airport.

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Day Tour to Visit Top 3 Highlights of Potala Jokhang and Barkhor Including Tibet Permits

Day Tour to Visit Top 3 Highlights of Potala Jokhang and Barkhor Including Tibet Permits - Lhasa, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Lhasa, China

From USD
$240.00

Visit the top 3 highlighted attractions of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street in the capital of Lhasa by walking led by local Tibetan English speaking guide. During this city downtown walking tour, travelers will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Potala Palace, the landmark of the capital ... More info ›

Visit the top 3 highlighted attractions of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street in the capital of Lhasa by walking led by local Tibetan English speaking guide. During this city downtown walking tour, travelers will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Potala Palace, the landmark of the capital. Visitors can enjoy a window into the past as they walk where Dalai Lamas and Tibetan kings have walked. The Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site is the epicenter of Tibetan Buddhism. Further more enjoy the leisured walking tour around Barkhor Street, the vibrant street where hundreds of thousands of pilgrims perform worship. This highlight walking day tour is recommended to take only after your first 1-2 free days in Lhasa with good acclimatization. Please note that Tibet travel permits are included!

Meet your Tibetan guide at 8:00 am at the lobby of House of Shambhala or 8:20 am at The Ganggyan Hotel Lhasa Tibet on time. You'd better be at least 15 minutes earlier at these two points to wait for your Tibetan tour guide. And please take your passports with tour booking codes. And please dress conservatively.

Today the three main attractions to visit are Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street.
The Potala Palace was inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1994. It has been capturing travelers’ imaginations as it takes them on an adventure through Tibetan history. With its highest point at about 300 meters (around 1000 feet) above the valley floor its gargantuan size often surprises travelers: this building houses over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines, and around 200,000 statues.

Potala Palace was the residence of former Dalai Lamas all the way back to the 5th. Over hundreds of years Potala’s interior has been ornately decorated: vibrantly colored and incredibly detailed paintings cover the walls and shelves of prayers books tower overhead. Travelers can see gold covered statues, shrines of unimaginable beauty, and even look upon the resting places of past Dalai Lamas. Incense fills the air and the glow of yak butter candles illuminates cultural treasures, creating a dream like atmosphere.

Another UNESCO-listed attraction you are going to visit is Jokhang Temple, reportedly also founded by Songtsen Gampo, and one of the world's great monuments to Buddhism. A visit to Lhasa without visiting Jokhang Temple is not complete. So Jokhang Temple is by no means one of most important attractions in capital city of Lhasa, Tibet. Included on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2000 as part of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple is in the heart of Lhasa downtown. With an area of 25,100 square meters (about six acres), it is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims.Highlights include a statue of the young Gautama Buddha, aged around 12, that's probably the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism.

From Jokhang, stroll to Barkhor Street, which runs around the temple. Join pilgrims and locals in circling the shrine, a practice known as kora, or shop for traditional Tibetan handicrafts, souvenirs or snacks. 

It takes about 3.5 hours for the Potala Palace walking tour, 1.5 hours for Barkhor while 2 hours for the Jokhang Temple. Lunch is at your own expense, but your Tibetan tour guide will be happy to provide you recommendations restaurants. Regarding to which attraction to visit first, it depends on the Potala Palace ticket schedule which can only be reconfirmed to you by local supplier half day in advance according to the local policy.

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4-Days Top Tibet Tour with Everest BC and Travel Permits

4-Days Top Tibet Tour with Everest BC and Travel Permits - Lhasa, China

Duration: 4 days
Location: Lhasa, China

From USD
$620.00

Just want to join the nature landscape adventure to Mt. Everest Base Camp? This 4-day Everest group tour is perfectly designed for you ... More info ›

Just want to join the nature landscape adventure to Mt. Everest Base Camp? This 4-day Everest group tour is perfectly designed for you. After initial flexible tour with good acclimatization to the high altitude, you will enjoy the stunning alpine landscapes covering around 1400 km (870 miles) driving. Mt. Everest, the roof top of the Tibet highland Pletau attracts tens of thousands of travelers and adventurers around the world every year. When you have 8 to 10 days in Tibet, this trip is one of the top recommended tour options. More over, you can choose to join this trip on every Wednesday or Saturday. When you travel anywhere outside of Lhasa, it is essential to book a trip with a tour guide, car and driver. And this tailor-made group tour covers necessary travel permits for your whole time in Tibet thus you can combine more trips before or after with the same tour supplier.

Day 1: Lhasa - Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-Shigatse (354 km, 12 hours)
Today we will start the driving in the west direction to reach the 2nd largest city in Tibet, the Shigatse city. First we will drive along the wind mountain road to cross the Kampa-la pass (4797m) and then to Karo-la Pass (5050m), where Mt. Noijin Kangsang (7026m) Glacier lies beside the main road. In the middle, we will enjoy the unreal turquoise waters of the holy lake Yamdrok-Tso. Then we will continue to drive to Gyantse town, where we will visit the best Tibetan art paintings in Kumbum Stupa inside the Pelkor Chode Monastery. Also we admire the majestic Gyantse Dzong Cassle overlooking the valley. The one and half hour journey to northwest of Gyantse takes us to Shigatse city finally before dinner.Overnight: Gesar Hotel or similar if late booking  

Day 2: (B) Shigatse - Mt. Everest Base Camp (211 mi/340 km, 9-11 hours)
Today we will head to Everest Base Camp. First, we will reach Shegar and visit Rongphu Monastery. It is a Nyingmapa monastery and from there you can see Mt. Everest like a pyramid. After that, we will drive to the campsite. And we may trek 4 km around one and half hours to Everest Base Camp. Alternatively you can take a local bus to get there (the bus fee RMB 25 per person is to be paid to the bus directly if you prefer to take bus). If weather permitting, the glorious sunset of Mt.Everest will be the highlight of the day. Overnight: Nomad Tents house or Rongbuk Monastery guest house (depends on the season and availability)

Day 3: Everest Base Camp - Shigatse (211 mi/340 km, 8-10 hours)
Wake up early to be ready for the Everest peak sunrise view! After breakfast on your own, we can trek or take the local bus to Everest B.C to have closer view to Mt. Everest peak, This may takes 2-3 hours for the whole sightseeing. And then around 10:30 am, we will leave the campsite to Shigatse. The actual time arrangement will be reconfirmed with tour guide and driver per the weather situation in the season. Overnight: Gesar Hotel or Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or similar category hotel if late booking (twin share room basis)

Day 4: (B) Shigatse - Lhasa (272 km, 7-9 hours)
We will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, built in the 15th century by the first Dalai Lama, while the seat of Panchen Lama nowadays. We recommend to do Kora around Tashilhunpo. Also you can walk in the local Tibetan traditional market. After we finish the trip, we will drive back to Lhasa.Overnight: hotel by yourself

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1 Day Top Highlight Namtso Group Tour to visit holy Lake Namtso

1 Day Top Highlight Namtso Group Tour to visit holy Lake Namtso - Lhasa, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Lhasa, China

From USD
$85.00

We will leave your hotel early in the morning around 7:30 am and it takes about 5-6 hours to get to Lake Namtso. Along the way there are some places to stop for taking pictures ... More info ›

We will leave your hotel early in the morning around 7:30 am and it takes about 5-6 hours to get to Lake Namtso. Along the way there are some places to stop for taking pictures. If weather permitting and also nomad tent is accessible, we can get into local Tibetan nomad's yak tent home and have a short time together with the local. When we get to the Lake, it is around lunch time and we can enjoy the view to the Lake. about 2 hours leisure time beside the lake, we will drive back to Lhasa around 7:30 pm. Welcome to explore Tibet Namtso Lake with local tour operator Tibet Ctrip Travel Service TCTS (www.TibetCtrip.com).

This highlight day tour covers around 500 km beautiful landscape. And this is a busy day trip, you will be spending around 12 hours inside the car, but it depends on how much time the group will spend for leisure time by the lake and time of taking pictures.

About Namtso Lake
In Nov. 14, 2005, Namtso Lake in the Tibet Autonomous Region was selected as one of the five most beautiful lakes in China by Chinese National Geography magazine. Namtso Lake's touching beauty should not be missed by any traveler who visits Tibet. Its purity and solemnness are symbols of Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. In Tibetan, Namtso means 'Heavenly Lake.' It is considered one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Namtso is famous for its high altitude (4720 meters (about 3 miles)), vast area (1961 square kilometers (about 757 square miles) and beautiful scenery. 

Being the second largest saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake, Namtso Lake is the biggest lake throughout Tibet. Meanwhile, it is the highest altitude saltwater lake in the world. The water here is a storybook crystal-clear blue. Clear skies join the surface of the lake in the distance, creating an integrated, scenic vista. Soul of every visitor who has ever been here seems to be cleansed by the pure lake water.

Please be noted that, this is a long distance day trip, focusing on landscape view along the way, during the summer months between June and August, Tibetan tour guide and driver can take you to take a quick visit to Tibetan Nomad family. It is a long driving trip covering about 500 km. However you do see lots of landscape such as river, grassland, lake, mountain passes, nomad people's life (in summer months), animals, etc. Welcome to book with Tibet Ctrip Travel Service TCTS (www.tibetCtrip.com) and enjoy!

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Top 1 Day Tibet Tour with Potala Palace Jokhang Temple and Barkhor by Walking

Top 1 Day Tibet Tour with Potala Palace Jokhang Temple and Barkhor by Walking - Lhasa, China

Duration: 1 day
Location: Lhasa, China

From USD
$80.00

A visit to Lhasa Tibet without visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor streets is not complete. This top 3 famous Lhasa tour attractions are within 15-25 minutes walking distance from downtown center of Barkhor Plaza ... More info ›

A visit to Lhasa Tibet without visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor streets is not complete. This top 3 famous Lhasa tour attractions are within 15-25 minutes walking distance from downtown center of Barkhor Plaza. Enjoy the small size group tour by slow walking with Tibetan local English speaking tour guide and see Lhasa through local's eye. This tour is served by local tour supplier Tibet Ctrip Travel Service TCTS (www.TibetCtrip.com).

Potala Palace, one of Tibet’s top must see cultural sites, has been capturing travelers’ imaginations as it takes them on an adventure through Tibetan history. With its highest point at about 300 meters (around 1000 feet) above the valley floor its gargantuan size often surprises travelers: this building houses over 1,000 rooms, 10,000 shrines, and around 200,000 statues.

Jokhang Temple is by no means one of most important attractions in capital city of Lhasa, Tibet. This holy temple was founded during King Songtsen Gampo’ reign (617-650 AD). At that time, the King built the temple to welcome his two brides, Princess Bhrikuti from Nepal and Princess Wencheng from China in Tang Dynasty. Included on UNESCO's World Heritage list in 2000 as part of the Potala Palace, the Jokhang Temple is in the heart of Lhasa downtown. As the most sacred temple in Tibet, Jokhang Temple attracts many pilgrims to worship and circumambulating around every day.

The Barkhor Street market is a must see cultural highlight for tourism in Tibet as well. It comprises of a series of circular streets that encompass the Jokhang temple along with numerous merchants and vendors offering a wide variety of local Tibetan arts, crafts, and tasty cuisines. The Barkhor street market provides tourist a pivotal insight in multiple aspects of Tibetan culture by the vast assortments of authentic Tibetan products easily available to purchase at the visitors discretion. The Barkhor market is constantly alive and thriving with activity as the countless vendors and shops present a utopia of local Tibetan arts, crafts and cultural specialties. If you have any questions, feel free to contact the local supplier Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS (www.TibetCtrip.com).

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10-12 Days Tibet Travel Permits Pass for Flexible Tours

10-12 Days Tibet Travel Permits Pass for Flexible Tours - Lhasa, China

Duration: 10 to 12 days
Location: Lhasa, China

From USD
$50.00

With this 10-12 days valid Tibet travel permits prearranged by local supplier www.TibetCtrip.com 20 working days in advance, travelers can choose any budget tours options even after arrival with exactly the same tour supplier to visit attractions such as Mt. Everest at base camp, Lake Yamdrok, Pelkhor Monastery at Gyantse, Tashilhunpo Monastery at Shigatse, Lake Namtso, Tsetang, etc.This permits pass is also suitable for foreign travelers who have just a very short time from 2 days to around week time ... More info ›

With this 10-12 days valid Tibet travel permits prearranged by local supplier www.TibetCtrip.com 20 working days in advance, travelers can choose any budget tours options even after arrival with exactly the same tour supplier to visit attractions such as Mt. Everest at base camp, Lake Yamdrok, Pelkhor Monastery at Gyantse, Tashilhunpo Monastery at Shigatse, Lake Namtso, Tsetang, etc.This permits pass is also suitable for foreign travelers who have just a very short time from 2 days to around week time. Please specify the exact arrival date and departure date and interested places to go upon booking and so the final permits will be based the individual actual schedule and itinerary. If travelers do not want to book add on trips, it is requested for them to just stay in Lhasa according to the local policy because if you travel out of Lhasa, you will need at least a car, driver and/or tour guide.

All foreign travelers have to have legal and valid Tibet travel permits to travel in Tibet. And there are many different types of permits while entry and travelling in Tibet. No mater where you go in and/or out of Lhasa during your time in Tibet, the Tibet travel permits must be prearranged as early as possible. Given different travel destination you may consider to visit, additional permit of Alien's travel permit maybe necessary as well. This permits pass gives travelers maximum travel flexibility to book with the same tour supplier (Tibet Ctrip Travel Service-TCTS, www.TibetCtrip.com) for any additional tours, however the additional tours are limited for places of Tsetang (Yumbulagang Palace, Samye Monastery, Tramdruk Monastery, Tombs of Tibetan Kings), Lake Yamdrok, Karola Glacier, Lake Namtso, Pelkhor Monastery at Gyantse, Tashilhunpo Monastery at Shigatse, Sakya Monastery, Mt. Everest Base Camp and the Lake Draksumtso in Nyingchi in east of Tibet. If travelers's destination covers Mt. Kailash and Lake Manasarovar, please book 15-22 days Kailash travel pass at least 40 days in advance.

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