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4 Nights 5 Days Lhasa Tour

5 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Sightseeing in Lhasa, (former home of the Dalai Lama)
  • Visit to World Heritage Site of Potala Palace
  • Magnificient of panoramic Himalayan views
  • Explore the Norbulingka Palace
  • Visit the Summer Palace of Dalai Lama
  • Drepung Monastery ( The Biggest of the three Gelukpa university monasteries, the other two being Sera and Ganden)
  • Explore the Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Street

This 4-Night-5-Day Lhasa Fly in/ Fly out Tour offers you a lifetime breathtaking experiences in a pretty short time. Lhasa, one of the richest locations for culture, history, tradition and heritage sites in the world, abounds in modern to ancient monasteries, temples and caves. Lhasa 4-Night-5-Day Tour starts after Kathmandu to Lhasa flight. After arriving at Lhasa airport, you will visit major places the city. It is a short journey to the ancient Tibetan capital of Lhasa so as to explore its rich culture. A short period though AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will try to provide you with an opportunity to visit as many places as possible. This trip is suitable for those visitors who have limited time and still love to explore Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India. We include to the Jokhang, the Norbulingka (the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lama), and the famous Potala Palace with side trips to the nearby monasteries of Ganden, Drepung, Sera and Tsurpu.

You can go for this 4 to 5 Days Lhasa Tour all round of the year. However, summer, spring and autumn are more suitable seasons because of temperature. It is a bit colder than other seasons in winter so not that ideal. Lhasa has two international air-connection with Nepal by Air China that provides services in between two capital cities. There are 3 to 4 flights in a week usually from May to September. Yet, the Chinese government and Air china provide facilities to increase the flight schedule if the number of tourists increases.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu – Lhasa (By Flight)
Day 02: In Lhasa Sightseeing tour
Day 03: In Lhasa Sightseeing tour
Day 04: In Lhasa Medical Institute
Day 05: Lhasa – Kathmandu (By Flight)

Trip Information:

  • Rooms are usually shared by two people unless you request for a private room. Also, you can upgrade to better hotels in the mountain and even in the cities. For your customized services, please send us a message.

Details Itinerary

Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. "Lhasa” Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 Mt, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means "Place of the Gods", the residence of the Dalai Lama., on arrival you will be met by the local representative, and transferre to the hotel.

After breakfast, proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, and Norbulingka. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Norbulingka meaning 'Treasure Park' covers an area of around 360000 sq. m. and is considered to be the biggest man made garden in Tibet. After sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Today you will full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery 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. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it 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. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa. After Sightseeing you will be transferred to hotel for your Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Today you will after breakfast, visit Tibetan Medical Institute. Afternoon free for shopping or other activities on your own. Overnight at the hotel in Lhasa.

Transfer to airport and connect flight to Kathmandu from Gongkar Airport in Lhasa.

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • Assistance at the International airport by our representative on arrival and departure as per provided flight details.
  • 4N/5 days hotel accommodations in Tibet on bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides during the Trip.
  • Flight Tickets from KTM - Lhasa - KTM sector for members.
  • Transportation in Lhasa (Jeep, Van or Bus as per group size).
  • Experienced and Trained, Licensed,tour guide as per group size.
  • All Monastery entrance fee, road permit.
  • Tibet visa and Travel Permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide for tour
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before international departure

Cost Exclusion

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Nepal Re-entry visa fee.
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • All kind of Personal Expenses
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved tour staff .
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control.

Equipment List

About pack list to travel Tibet, Tibet is on the highland with a special climate, you need to prepare suitable clothing and stuff to make your trip more convenient and more comfortable. According to the time and season, AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions suggest you following pack list to travel Tibet.

Cold Season (September – March):
— Thermal underwear (top and bottom)
— Down Jacket
— Warm Trousers and sweaters
— Woolen Shirts full slip
— Hat (ear cover)
— Gloves waterproof
— Woolen socks
Warm Season (April – August):
— Comfortable trousers
— T-shirt
— Windproof jacket
— Fleece jacket
— Scarf
Normal Checklist:
— Warm fleece top
— Cotton shirts (short and long sleeved)
— Warm and cotton trousers
— Sun polarized sunglasses
— Beanie or warm woolen hat and gloves
— Scarf (to keep out dust as well as cold)
— Sandals (flip-flops)
— Towel
— Sleeping bag (for camping/trekking)
— Rain jacket
— Strong sun cream and lip protector
— Moisturizer
— Water bottle
— Camera (with plenty of films and spare batteries)
— Toiletries (Toilet paper, Shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, soap)
— Medicine for altitude sickness, colds, headaches, stomach ache, and fever
— A large backpack instead of suitcase and a smaller one for day trip
— Cash and credit cards (credit cards can only be used in big hotels in big cities such as Lhasa and Shigatse)

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4 Nights 5 Days Lhasa Tour

Trip Facts

  • 4 Nights, 5 Days
  • Easy - Leisure
  • 3600m/11811ft.
  • (Autumn) September to December and (Spring) March to May
  • KTM to Gongkar Airport
  • Gongkar Airport to KTM
  • Hotel/Guesthouse
  • Private Car/Flight/Tourist Bus
  • 2 - Maximum 12

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