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4 Days Essence Lhasa Sightseeing Tour

Trip Length
4 Days
Route
Lhasa City Tour and Sightseeing
Attractions
Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery, Sera Debating, Norbulingka
Location
Capital City, Center of Tibet
Season
All Year Round
Accommodation
A Wide Choice From Budget Guesthouse to Comfortable Hotel even Top Luxury Resort
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Itinerary Day by Day

Day 01 Arrive at Lhasa for acclimatization by air or train

You can see the Yarlong Tsangpo River on the planeToday's highlights:

Airport/train station transfer to hotel, Acclimatize to the High Altitude.

Details:

Fly into Lhasa or arrive in Lhasa by train. Local guide will meet you and transfer you to Lhasa. On the way, you can appreciate the heart-beating highland view along the Yarlong Tsangpo river (the longest river in Tibet and highest river on the earth with an average altitude of 4,000 meters), originating from Jiemayangzong Glacier on the northern Himalayas.

Day 02 Sightseeing in Lhasa

Jokhang Square is in front of Jokhang TempleToday's highlights:

Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Barkhor Street

Details:

Today, you will visit the highest palace in the world-Potala Palace which is the Dalai Lama's winter palace. It locates on the red hill, a good viewing point in Lhasa.

In the afternoon, we go to the renowned Jokhang Temple which will provide you one of your first sights of devout Tibetans. In the temple you will see the glistening Sakyamuni statue which is considered as Tibetan Buddhism's rarity.

After then, stroll around the bustling Barkhor Street.

Day 03 Sightseeing in Lhasa

Debating in Sera Monastery is full of interestingToday's highlights:

Drepung Monastery, Sera Debating, Norbulingka

Details:

Morning time will be spent visiting Drepung monastery which is on the hillside west of Lhasa. Drepung is a Gelugpa monastery. To reach it, you have to climb up a small hill which will be a kind of interesting.

Later, we will go to visit the Sera monastery where lively lama debating will be seen (except Sundays). This is very interesting. Many lamas sitting or standing in the yard debate a certain topic their teacher has given.

Rest time would be spent in Norbulinka which is Dalai Lama's summer palace.

Day 04 Bid farewell to Lhasa

Today's highlights:

Airport/train station transfer

Details:

Transfer to Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Railway Station to take flight or train out of Lhasa.

Lhasa City Group Tour - Fixed Departure Date 2020

Departure Months
Departure Days
Departure Days
Departure Days
Departure Days
Departure Days
January
02
11
15
19 25
February
04
09 11 15
Closed
March
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
Closed
April
01, 04
09, 11
15, 18
22, 25
29
May
02, 05
08, 13
16, 19
23, 27
30
June
03, 06
11, 13
18, 20
24 26
July
01, 04
08, 11
15, 18
22, 25
29
August
01, 05
08, 12
15, 19
22, 26
29
September
02, 05
08, 10
12, 16
19, 22
26, 28, 30
October
03, 07
10, 14
17, 21
24, 28
30
November
06, 09
13, 16
 20
23
 27
December
04, 07
11, 14
 18, 21
25
 28

Price Quotation

Seasons to Travel Tour Cost in USD Tour Cost in RMB Single Supplement in USD Single Supplement in RMB
Off Season of December, January, February USD460 RMB2,900 USD77 RMB490
Shoulder Season of April, May, November USD490 RMB3,100 USD83 RMB520
Busy Season of June, September, October USD550 RMB3,500 USD87 RMB550
Peak Season of July, August USD580 RMB3,700 USD92 RMB580

Note:
1. Prices listed above are for per person, based on double occupancy.
2. Tour cost exchange rate in chart is about 1:6.3 which is subject to change.
3. Deposit is 150USD per person for booking the tour, we accept wire transfer, paypal or Western Union etc.
4. Contact Us Directly to Get Discount for Early Booking

Price Includes:
1. Airport transfer: The free airport pick-up is at 09:30am, 01:30pm and 04:30pm respectively from the airport to Lhasa and from Lhasa to the airport is at 06:30am, 08:30am, and 12:30pm. If your flight time can not be matched with our free pickup/drop-off service, we would provide you with the private airport transfer with extra charges.

Item 

Cost per Car (in USD)

Cost per Car (in CNY)
Single Way between Lhasa and Airport USD60 CNY400

Single way between Lhasa and Train Station

USD40 CNY250

2. All necessary Tibet Travel Permits
3. Accommodation: 3 nights 3-star standard hotels in Lhasa
4. Local Tibetan English-speaking tour guide 
5. Meals: breakfasts provided by hotels and one welcome dinner upon arrival
6. Different vehicle type according to different group size.
7. Entrance Fees: all entrance fees listed in the itinerary

Price Excludes:
1. Transportation to and from Tibet
2. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities 
3. Extra expenses incurred due to unexpected natural events (delays, road washouts, etc.)
4. Lunches and dinners
5. Gratuities: gratuities, tips to guides, drivers, bellboys, etc.

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