Discover Lhasa's key attractions on this city stay in Tibet. Explore the lively streets, gain insight on the monasteries and Tibetan Buddhism, and discover the fascinating Potala Palace, one of the world's must-sees. A World Heritage Site, the Potala Palace sits atop a hillcrest and is now a Museum giving you great access to a bygone era. See the Jokhang Temple, Tibet's most spiritual, take a stroll in the park near Dalai Lama's former summer residence, and marvel at the bustle on Barkhor Street. Complete with well-appointed accomodation, private transportation, English speaking guides, many meals and more, add this city stay to your travels in the region.
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Hotel with daily breakfast, lunches & dinners as indicated, services of expert English speaking local guides, entrance fees to sites listed on the itinerary, private A/C transportation, Tibet entry permit, and airport transfers. International flights are not included, contact us for preferred rates & schedules.
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Upon arrival in Lhasa, you will be met in the arrivals area by your local guide holding a name-board. After a warm welcome and brief introduction, take a private airport transfer to your hotel for assistance with check-in. The remainder of the day is at your leisure to rest up for the following days activities.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and then meet your guide for your full day tour. Highlights of today’s tour include the Drepung Monastery, the largest in Tibet, the Sera Monastery, one of the three great monasteries along with Drepung and Ganden, and then the Norbulingka Park, the former summer residence for the Dalai Lama. The park contains various palaces including the new Summer Palace built by the current Dalai Lama.
Visit Tibet’s iconic Potala Palace, the magnificent fortress-like structure situated on atop a crest of the Marpori Hill. Now a World Heritage Site & Museum, the Potala Palace will be one of the most memorably fascinating sites you’ll come across in the region. Once the seat of the Tibetan Government and the winter residence of the Dalai Lama, the Palace boasts more than a thousand rooms and ten thousand shrines and is Lhasa’s key attraction. Later, head to Barkhor Square and visit the nearby Jokhang Temple, the most spiritually important for Tibetan Buddhism. Day or night you’ll see pilgrims prostrating themselves in front of the temple giving a clear indication of its enduring significance. Afterwards, take some leisure time to stroll around the lively Barkhor Street before returning to your hotel for the evening at your leisure.
Meet at the hotel at the appointed time for transportation to the airport for your departure flight.
Day 3: Discover the fascinating Potala Palace.
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