Lhasa surrounding excursions is a short one week trip for those who want to get general idea of Tibet.  it starts and end in Lhasa airport. Visit Potala Palace-that dominates the Lhasa sky, Sera Monastery-the last of the three Yellow Sect monasteries to be built in Lhasa and the tour concludes in Norbulinka- the summer retreats of the Dalai Lama.  Explore Drepung Monastery-once the largest, richest and the most powerful of the three major Yellow Sect monasteries of Tibet, the ancient Jorkhang Temple and the Barkhor Street that forms the pilgrim circuit around the Jorkhang Temple.

Lhasa surrounding excursions continues to Tsedang, en route cross Yarlungdzangbo River by ferry and visit Samye Monastery-the first monastery of Tibet. Upon arrival in Tsedang, check in hotel and after refreshment, stroll along the Tibetan quarter of city.  Vsit Tradruk Temple, Yambulakhang Palace and burial mounds of Tibetan kings at Chongye Valley.

Trip Highlights

  • Dalai Lamas’s Potala and Norbulingkha Palaces.
  • Drepung one time the largest and the most powerful of the Gelug monasteries.
  • Sera-one of the two largest monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1419 by another disciple of Tsongkhapa-Jamchen Chje.
  • Jorkhang Temple the most revered shrines of Tibet.
  • Barkhor square and the holy circuit.
  • Norbulingkha Palaces-the summer retreats of Dalai Lamas.
  • Samye, the first Buddhist monastery of Tibet.
  • Yambulakhang and Tradruk Temples of Tsedang.
  • Tombs of ancient Yarlung Kings in Chongye Valley

Itinerary


  1. Day 1

    Flight to Lhasa (B)

    Arrival in Gonkar Airport of Lhasa. You are met and greeted by our representative and transferredto Lhasa City (1 hr). Check in hotel and take rest for the acclimatization. Accommodation in Dhood Gu or Yak Best Wing or Gorkha Hotel

  2. Day 2

    At Lhasa (B)

    Full day sightseeing of Lhasa, visiting Potala Palace-that dominates the Lhasa sky, Sera Monastery-the last of the three Yellow Sect monasteries to be built in Lhasa and the tour concludes in Norbulinka- the summer retreats of the Dalai Lama. Accommodation in Dhood Gu or Yak Best Wing or Gorkha Hotel

  3. Day 3

    At Lhasa (B)

    Today, you will visit Drepung Monastery-once the largest, richest and the most powerful of the three major Yellow Sect monasteries of Tibet, the ancient Jorkhang Temple and the Barkhor Street that forms the pilgrim circuit around the Jorkhang Temple. Accommodation in Dhood Gu or Yak Best Wing or Gorkha Hotel.

  4. Day 4

    To Tsedang (B) via Samye Monastery (3,100m/ 10, 168ft, 122miles, 4 hrs).

    Drive to Tsedang, en route cross Yarlungdzangbo River by ferry and visit Samye Monastery-the first monastery of Tibet. Upon arrival in Tsedang, check in hotel and after refreshment, stroll along the Tibetan quarter of city. Accommodation in Tsedang hotel of the top end.

  5. Day 5

    At Tsedang (B)

    Vsit Tradruk Temple, Yambulakhang Palace and burial mounds of Tibetan kings at Chongye Valley.Accommodation in Tsedang hotel of the top end.

  6. Day 6

    Tsedang-Departure (55 miles, 2 hrs) (B)

    Transfer to Gongar airport. Service ends.

Cost & Dates

Dates and Prices

  • Start and End dates – Flexible
  • Tour Cost: For best and reasonable cost, contact us

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation on twin sharing
  • Daily Breakfast
  • All transfers and sightseeing by a private air conditioned car or coach
  • Sightseeing admission fees
  • English speaking Tour Guide
  • Tibet Travel Permit

Price Doesn't Include

  • International and internal air fare
  • Airport Taxes
  • Chinese visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner except as indicated.
  • Drinks, tip and other expenses of personal nature.
  • Travel & Health Insurance.
  • All extra expenses caused due to nature or unforeseen events. Excess baggage charges
  • Optional tipping to local staffs, hotels etc.
  • Items of a personal nature (sodas, alcoholic beverages, laundry, telephone etc.

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