Glimpse of Lhasa Tibet is short and sweet tour will give you a glimpse of Tibet’s capital, Lhasa. It gives you an opportunity to explore Lhasa’s most fabulous attractions, including Potala Palace, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery within four days.
Kathmandu - Lhasa
Sightseeing tour to - Drepung / Norbulinka
Sightseeing tour to - Potala Palace / Sera / Jokhang Temple & Barkhor
In the morning you will be transferred to the Kathmandu airport to depart for Lhasa. It’s a 1hr and 10 min flight by China Southern Air. This tour can also be booked excluding the flight if you are arriving Lhasa from different destination. Please let us know at our booking form when this is the case. While you land at Lhasa Airport, our representative will welcome you and assist you to transfer to your hotel. Please note that the distance between Lhasa Airport and Lhasa is 93 km and takes about 2 hours. It’s a fantastic scenic drive.
When you land in Lhasa, you might feel a small headache and some of you could feel uncomfortable due to the altitude and it might take some time to adapt (depending on the person and their physical conditions). Note that Kathmandu is only 1300m while Lhasa is situated at 3600m above sea level. Overnight at Lhasa hotel.
In the morning we will have a guided tour to the largest monastery in Tibet, Drepung monastery. In the afternoon we will visit Norbulingkha which means beautiful gardens in Tibetan. Overnight at Lhasa hotel.
This day we will visit the Potala Palace in the morning one of the most famous architectural works of Tibet and after that we will visit Sera monastery and continue to the Jokhang Temple, Tibet’s holiest temple which contains a jeweled image of the Buddha. After that we will roam to the Barkhor Square, an old market square where you’ll see wily Chinese and ancient Tibetans bargaining for goods. Overnight at Lhasa hotel.
Transfer to Gonggar airport for your flight to Kathmandu or other onward destination.
Himalayan Smile Treks and Adventures Pvt. Ltd. is a locally owned and managed trekking company established by
a team of professionals who have long years of experience in travel, trekking, tour and adventure activities
in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.