Lhasa is located in high Tibetan plateau at an altitude of 3650m above sea level. It is a beautiful city surrounded by mountain peaks ranging between 4400m and 5300m above sea level. Lhasa City tour is a rewarding tour to have an insight about Tibetan history and culture. Most significant, the major highlights of Lhasa City tour are Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka Palaces.
The major hills or mountain which surround Lhasa City are , Marpori (“Red Mountain”), Chakpori (“Iron Mountain”) and Barmari (“Rabbit Mountain”). The Lhasa River, also Kyi River or Kyi Chu, a tributary of the Yarlung Zangbo River (Brahmaputra River), runs through the southern part of the city.
Lhasa is a country abode of Dalai Lama. It is still the city of wonders. The tourists experience ancient arts and architectures and galleries related to origination of Tibetan history and civilization.
Lhasa city tour has a moderate temperate. It normally faces harsh winds since the city is built on plateaus. The temperature in the summer rises up to 30 in the day time and in the winter, it comes to 14 degrees Celsius. The wind is normally dry all round the year.
Beside history and culture of Tibet, Lhasa City tour offers us a significant insight of holy monasteries. Further one can enjoy Potala Palace and get a great view of Lhasa city; visit Dalai Lama’s summer Palace-Norbulingka and enjoy the famous Buddhism debating in Sera. Monastery.
What is the trip about ?
|Tour Standard||Guest House and Hotels|
|Tour Grade||Moderate with High altitude.|
|Highest Spot||3,650 meters at Lhasa.|
|In Tibet||03 Nights & 04 Days|
|Total Trip||07 Nights & 08 Days.|
|Season||April to November|
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu received by Team Himalaya staff.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa 3,650 m and transfer to hotel.
Day 04-05: In Lhasa with sightseeing at places of interest.
A completely forbidden city until present times, Lhasa was a holy grail for many central Asian explorers in the past centuries, the Lhasa city has been changed and altered by the Chinese occupation and in the impact of foreign visitors, however much of the original character remains and whilst jostling through the Potala with crowds of ethnic Tibetans, it is hard not to be captivated by this magnificent culture, religion and traditions.
Visit of the great monasteries of Sera and Drepung, both of which were extensively destroyed in the Cultural Revolution but are now being rebuilt, visit Jokhang and the Potala Palace.
Visit of the great monasteries of Sera and Drefung, both of which were extensively destroyed in the Cultural Revolution but are now being rebuilt.
Visit the Jorkhang and of course the Potala Palace. Lhasa is at 3,600m / 12,000ft and provides an ideal acclimation for few days.
Day 06: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 07: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 08: International departure homeward bound.