Lhasa City Tibet Tour 4 Days 3 Nights allows us to explore Lhasa’s Historical, Religious, and Cultural beauties; people from all over the world often visit Tibet via different routes to see the Landmarks and popular attractions of Tibet. People arrive in Lhasa either by flight or train from Mainland China or fly flight from Kathmandu, Nepal. Lhasa is Tibet’s capital and the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR). It contains two world heritage sites – the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace, which used to be the residences of the Dalai Lama.
In addition, the tours and sightseeing in Lhasa contain several significant monasteries and temples; Jokhang and Ramoche Temple are two of them. Barkhor Bazaar is another attraction where you can wander around and get popular restaurants to experience different Tibetan foods and shops to buy souvenirs. Moreover, Sera and Drepung monasteries can amuse you due to their debating dance and other attractions. You will explore the following highlights on this ‘Lhasa City Tibet Tour 4-Days‘.
We have other fabulous itineraries lined up that can be helpful to explore in Tibet. To visit these locations, the Lhasa City Tibet Tour 4 Days 3 Nights could be the best option for those who have short holiday time for Lhasa Tibet Sightseeing. However, exploring other popular attractions near Lhasa, such as Ganden, Tsedang, Namtso, Yamdroktso, Hot springs, Shigatse, Gyantse, etc.; you need to extend your stay in Tibet than the four days tours and sightseeing in Lhasa.
Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet “Lhasa” from Kathmandu or take a train or flight from Mainland China to Lhasa. Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650m is situated on the north bank of the Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means “Place of the Gods”, the residence of the Dalai Lamas, on arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60km/hr).
Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast, you will proceed for a full day sightseeing tour of Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, Potala Palace; this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Jokhang Temple; situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, houses Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. After Sightseeing, you will be transferred to a hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.
After breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery; 5 Km north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa’s prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese. Drepung Monastery; On the slope of the Wuze Hill in Genbei Five kilometers northwest of Lhasa, the Drepung monastery was built in 1416 and is the largest of the monasteries of the Gelug Sect. Barkhor Market (Bazaar); the best-preserved street in Lhasa, Barkhor Street surrounds the Jokhang Monastery.
Some free time for shopping or your own activities.
Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.
Transfer to the airport or train station to connect the flight/train to Kathmandu or mainland China. Happy Travels.
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Cancellation: For cancellations more than 30 days before the Tour Start Date, there will be no cancellation fee. If the cancellation happens within 29-4 days prior to the Tour Start Date, a charge of 30% of the total invoice amount will be applied. Cancellations occurring within 3 days or less of the start date or in the case of a no-show, 100% of the total invoice amount will be charged. Learn more about Terms and Conditions.
Accommodation: Accommodation is typically provided in twin rooms in cities, though a single supplement can be requested for an additional fee. During peak season, it can be difficult to find single or twin rooms in the mountains, so our lodges usually offer dormitory-style accommodation. Our priority is always to provide clean and safe rooms for our guests.
Meals: Our packages in Bhutan include full board meals, with breakfast, lunch, and dinner included. For treks, all meals are provided, but you will need to pay extra for drinking water and snacks.
Nepal Visa: If you are planning a trip to Nepal, you must have a valid passport and Nepal Visa. Depending on your country of origin, you may need to obtain a Nepal Tourist Visa before your arrival. To be eligible, your passport should be valid for a minimum of six months from your Tour Start Date. If you are planning on traveling to multiple countries on your trip, make sure to get a multi-entries Nepal Visa.
Bhutan Visa Clearance: All visitors to Bhutan must have a valid Bhutan Visa Clearance before their trip. To obtain it, you must submit a color-scanned copy of your passport, which must be valid for at least 6 months from the start date of your tour. Your tour operator will send you a Visa Clearance prior to your departure, which you must present at the Druk Air/Bhutan Airlines counter during check-in. Once you arrive at Paro Airport, your passport will be stamped with the original visa.
Tibet Group Visa (TGV): All travelers from any nation intending to go to Tibet from Nepal must obtain a Tibet Group Visa (TGV) in Kathmandu with the help of a tour operator. To ensure the successful application of the TGV, you should plan to arrive in Kathmandu 3-4 working days before your travel date. If you are coming from China, you will not require a TGV; instead, you will need a Chinese Visa and Permit. To find out more about the process of entering Tibet, please look into the Tibet entry procedure.
Nepal & Bhutan: Visiting Nepal and Bhutan at the same time is ideal as they share a similar climate. From high mountains to low land sub-tropical plains and jungles, the two countries have similar weather. The best time to visit is from March to April (spring) and October to December (autumn and early winter). During these months, the air is clean and fresh with sunny skies. January and February are colder months, while June, July, and August (summer) are typically monsoon seasons.
Tibet: It is best to visit Tibet between April and October when the weather is warm and the skies are clear. However, from November to March, it is still possible to explore certain areas like Namtso, Everest Base Camp, and Mount Kailash, as long as the roads are not blocked by snow. Temperatures during this time may be quite cold.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Tibet tour Where is Tibet? Tibet is situated in the South-West of China, also bordering Nepal, India, Burma, and Bhutan. The historical territory of Tibet would make it the world's tenth-largest nation. Tibet is under China's occupation and has been divided, renamed, and incorporated into Chinese Provinces. If China refers to Tibet, It means only part of historical Tibet, which it names China's Tibet Autonomous… Read More »