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									                       Quick Lhasa 5 Days Tours

Introduction
This tour offers a wonderful chance to explore cultural heritages and historical places in
and around Lhasa. Two blissful days are packaged in your trip for exploring the
charismatic wonders of Lhasa and a day is kept free for your self exploration. Lhasa,
most popularly known as ‘Sunlight City’, is regarded as the heart and soul of Tibet and
hence is the number one tourist destination in Tibet. Visits to white and ochre fortress of
Potala Palace and Jokhang temple can be quite spiritually rejuvenating experience.
Potala Palace is a UNESCO world heritage and features an overwhelming array of
intricate murals, temples, stupas, tombs of eight past Dalai Lamas, exquisite Tibetan
Mandalas and other relics of Tibetan history. Jokhang temple lying 2 km to the east is
another Tibetan religious site. If you wish to glimpse into Tibetan culture, what could be
more insightful than exploring Barkhor markets! As you wander around the markets, you
witness Tibetan arts, culture, custom and tradition. With so much to see and explore in
Lhasa, this will truly be an unforgettable experience.




Highlights:
* 4 nights / 5 days in Lhasa with guided sightseeing tours of cultural and historical
  hearts of Lhasa
* 1 day free in Lhasa for self exploration
* English speaking Local Tibetan Guide
* Comfortable transportation / hotels with Tibetan character wherever possible
* complete hassle free Chinese (Tibetan) travel documentation


Outlined Itinerary
Day 01 - Arrive Lhasa (3660m)
Day 02 - Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 03 - Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day 04 - A free day in Lhasa
Day 05 - Depart Lhasa


Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Lhasa (3660m)
You will be met at Gonggar Airport by your Tibetan guide. After immigration formalities
take a 1.5-hour drive along 93 km road leading to Lhasa lying at an altitude of 3650
meters. It’s advisable to rest and take it easy for the remainder of the day due to
Lhasa’s altitude.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Once you relinquish your delicious breakfast, you straightaway make arrangements for
your sightseeing tour. Your experienced guide accompanies you to the famous
monasteries of Tibet. On your awe-inspiring visit to SERA MONASTERY, you are
introduced to the important aspects of Buddhism. After lunch, you once again continue
exploring Tibetan ancient cultures and civilizations as you pay a visit to
NORBULINGKA, the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Jokhang temple provides yet
another exciting and educative tour. Wandering around BARKHOR MARKETS is
another major highlight of the day. Finally, you head back to your hotel for relaxation
and refreshments.

Day 3: Sightseeing in Lhasa
On this day you get more acquainted with the mystiques of Lhasa. In the morning after
breakfast, you will set off to view majestic POTALA PALACE towering above city of
Lhasa. You get to witness unique, pristine and overwhelming array of intricate Tibetan
murals, temples, stupas, and tombs of eight past Dalai Lamas from a perfect vantage
point. Ancient Tibetan cultures come alive with your every exploration. Later in the noon
after lunch, you will visit beautifully landscaped DREPUNG MONASTERY. You can
observe nuns and monks chanting and performing religious discourses. After this
religious journey, you eventually return to your hotel for delicious dinner and well-eared
peaceful sleep.

Day 4: A free day in Lhasa
This is a day at leisure in which you are free to explore further, revisit a favourite
monastery or simply sit in a café overlooking the Barkor and watch the pilgrims as they
circumambulate the Jokhang, stopping regularly to peruse the merchandise at the stalls
lining the route.
There is also the option of an additional tour to places such as the Tibetan Medical
Centre, Ganden Monastery and Tsurphu Monastery.

Day 5: Depart Lhasa
You will be transferred to the airport in time to catch your flight home.

For further enquiry please feel free to mail us at: enquiry@tibet-adventures.com

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