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4 Days Lhasa Holy Landmarks Express

4 Days 4-12 Pax Price from $827 per person
Lhasa city tour
Potala Palace, Johkang Temple, Backhor Street, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Trip Day By Day

Day 1 Arrival & Acclimatization
Day 2 Lhasa city tour
Day 3 Lhasa city tour
Day 4 Tour ends

Tour Features

1. Visit world heritage sites of Potala Palace & Johkang Temple
2. Stroll around the bustling Barkchor Street of medieval atmosphere
3. Learn Tibet Buddhism by visiting the two most important monasteries in Lhasa
4. Cheapest Tibet tour you could have

Trip Overview

Lhasa literally means” the Place of Deities” in the Tibetan language, the name itself today still equals to holiness, power and exoticism to most of travelers. And this 4 days Lhasa Holy Landmarks City Tour is made exactly to show you the best flavor of this exotic holy power into the Himalayas. Nothing to visit but rest and acclimatize best on your arrival day; on the second day, you will visit the soaring and solemn Potala Palace that still looks very awe-inspiring even with the absence of its host. The Johkang Temple with never-ended prostrating pilgrims and the bustling Barkhor Street with its surrounding beautiful whitewashed traditional dwellings makes this old Tibetan quarter the best walk in Lhasa; on the third day, we will have a chance to go into the yards, chapels and halls of the most important monasteries in Lhasa, to have a up-close experience to those “universities” in ancient times. At Drepung Monastery, to feel the vicissitudes of this historic monastery used to have more than 10 thousands monks living and studying here, yet today much less. At Sera Monastery, you can enjoy watching the script debating and learn their Buddhism philosophy from your guide.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival & Acclimatization

Airport pick-up Train station pick-up

Schedule today: Arrival in Lhasa at airport or train station, pick-up and transfer to hotel for acclimatization, or you can have your free time hanging out at this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet.

Day 2: Lhasa city tour (Tour of the world heritages and Tibetan history)

Highlights: Potala Palace , Johkang Temple , Backhor Street

Potala Palace Jorhkang Temple

Schedule today: In the morning, visit the symbol or landmark of Lhasa-Potala Palace, the successive Dalai Lama’s winter residence. In the afternoon, visit the center of Tibetan Buddhism-Jorhkang Temple, where you will come across lots of devoted pilgrimages coming from every corner of Tibet. Both sites are under the list of the world cultural heritages by the UNISCO.

Day 3: Lhasa city tour

Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Drepung Monastery Sera Monastery

Schedule today: In the morning, we will visit Drepung Monastery which is the biggest Tibetan Buddhism College with the biggest number of monks in Tibet. The monastery used to be the winter residence of the Dalai Lama before the 5th Dalai Lama moved his residency to the Potala Palace. And in the afternoon, we will visit another influential Gelugpa Monastery-  Sera Monastery  ( video ), where you can see the largest scale of sutra debating ( video ) among monks is famous all across Tibet.

Day 4: Tour ends, departure transfer to train station or airport. Welcome to Tibet next time.

Price & Dates

April - June.25 June.26 - August September - Oct.15 Oct.16 - March
USD 420 p/p USD 505 p/p USD 490 p/p USD 410 p/p
What's included in this price?
1. Free group pick-up from airport & free group drop-off from hotel, BUT only three times available, surcharge (RMB 450) occurs if your flight schedule does not meet the free transfer time. Stay at airport for 1-2 hours to await other tourists is possible since this is a group pick-up service.
Group Pick-up Time at airport 09:30 - 10:30 12:30 - 13:30 15:30 - 16:30
Group Drop-off Time leaving hotel 06:30 from hotel 08:30 from hotel 12:30 from hotel
A. The drive length is about one hour between airport and downtown
B. It’s free to have pickup and drop-off between train station and downtown
2. Entrance fee to all the above mentioned tourists attractions
3. English speaking local Tibetan Guide.
4. Well maintained vehicle throughout the whole tour.
5. All Tibet traveling permits concerned, such as TTP and PSB.
6. Clean and comfortable 3 star standard hotels with private bath room and breakfast. The quote is based on 0.5 room per person, twin sharing.
Lhasa (Day1-Day3) Yak Hotel or Gangyen Hotel  3*
7. Oxygen supply on Vehicle.
8. Delivery fee of Tibet permits.
9. Guide and driver's food and accommodations.
What's excluded in this price?
1. Lunches and Dinners.
(In Tibet, it's about USD 5 per meal per person if you order normal average food)
2. Tips to driver and tour guide.
(Not compulsory, but tips to guide and driver are encouraged)
3. Bank service fee when you transfer deposit to our company.
4. Air or train tickets into and out of Lhasa
5. Single room supplement fee if you travel alone and occupy a single room.
(The single supplement occurred when solo traveler stayed in a twin room alone. To help our solo travelers to save money, you may agree to share a room with another independent traveler. In this way, no extra charge is needed. We offer the opportunity for tourists to share a room with others during the tour. So they do not need to afford the single room supplement. When you accept this offer, we would assume that tourists are willing to share the twin room with any group member. The gender and age difference is not taken into our consideration. If you do mind these differences or are sensitive to accommodation with strangers especially with opposite sex, you may pay single room supplement for a single room when booking.)

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Mr. Ge*** from: 4 Days Lhasa Holy Landmarks Express
September 07, 2019 12:28

I am interested in the tour for 21 October.
I am a solo traveler and would like to know the cost of the room supplement.

Answered by Nancy
September 07, 2019 07:07

Dear Mr. Ge***,

Greetings from Nancy at Budget Tibet Tour, thanks for visiting our website and sending your inquiry. At present we have this group tour on 19th Oct and 24th Oct no date on 21st Oct, and I hope you can adjust your time to these group date, and the single supplement for the tour for 3 nights in late Oct would be 420RMB in total. And I will send you the details to email please check it there. Best regards.

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