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Tour Type : Private Tour

Best Season :All seasons

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Vicky Wen
Tour designer

An easy pick for a Tibet trip from Shanghai.Guided visits with insightful narration helping you understand the culture and lifestyle.


  • Safe and professional escort and guide
  • Important sites such as Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple
  • Free time to wander about Lhasa

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Shanghai to Lhasa by Flight No. TBA
  • Activities: Airport Transfer (Shanghai), Airport Transfer (Lhasa)
  • Meals: No Meals
  • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xinding Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Ghood Gu Hotel Lhasa  3-star hotel

Today you will get to the airport in Shanghai and fly to Lhasa.

- Smart Tips:

  • No flights included in this Shanghai tour package. We just offer private transfer to the airport. Please contact us to check out our latest airfare deals.
  • It takes about 20 days to get a Tibet Travel Permit. So please book the tour at least 30 days ahead of time.
  • Stuff to bring to Tibet: warm clothes, sunscreen, hand wash, medicine (Aspirin etc.), hat, glasses and food that provides quick enengry (like chocolate).
  • Day 2 Lhasa
    • Activities: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Sera Monastery
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Steak House Restaurant
    • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xinding Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Ghood Gu Hotel Lhasa  3-star hotel

    Today, you will visit the highlights of Lhasa. Firstly, visit the famous Jokhang Temple. Have lunch in a Tibetan-style restaurant.

    Afternoon, you will visit one of the most important monasteries in Lhasa: Sera Monastery. Later, your Lhasa tour guide will lead your way in a free stroll in Barkhor Street.

    - Smart Tips:

  • Tibetan carpet, Thangka(a painted or embroidered banner), Tibetan fresco painting, butter sculptures and other stuff can be found in Barkhor Street, which can be something nice to bring home.
  • For your free time, wander into a narrow lane by Barkhor Street and find a cute tea shop near Canggu Nunnery.
  • Sera Monastery

    Day 3 Lhasa
    • Activities: Norbulingka, Potala Palace, Visit Tibetan Family
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch at Lhasa Kitchen
    • Hotels: Brahmaputra Grand Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Xinding Hotel 4-star hotel  |  Ghood Gu Hotel Lhasa  3-star hotel

    Today you will dig up the royal charm in Tibet, visiting Potala Palace and the royal garden at Norbulingka. Have lunch in a local restaurant.

    In the afternoon, you will spend some quality time with a Tibetan family.

    Visit Tibetan Family

    Day 4 Lhasa to Shanghai by Flight No. TBA
    • Activities: Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa), Airport Transfer (Shanghai)
    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Hotels: No

    Destinations & activities: Transfer to the airport

    Today our Lhasa tour guide will get you to the airport for the onward flight to Shanghai. Upon arrival in Shanghai, our Shanghai tour guide and driver will take you back home or to your hotel.

    Prices (Go Solo Private Tour)

    $ USD
    Apr.1- Nov.31 Deluxe Class Superior Class Tourist Class Single Room Supplement
    1 person -
    2-5 persons / /
    6-9 persons / /

    * The price may change during some festivals including the Spring Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day, Labor Day (1st May), Mid Autumn Day and National Day (1st Oct.).

    * The price is subject to change based on exchange rate.

    Good to know

    It needs 20 days to process Tibet Travel Permit. China Travel kindly suggests you confirm your tour at least 30 days ahead of time.

    from US $499 p/p

    Price details

    What's Included & Excluded

    Price Inclusion

    • Entrance fees.
    • Meals listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transfers.
    • Private English-speaking guide and driver.
    • Hotels listed in the itinerary.
    • Service Charge & Taxes.
    • China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
    • Luggage Transfers.

    Price Exclusion

    • International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
    • China Entry Visa Fees.
    • Excess Baggage Charges.
    • Personal Expenses.
    • Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
    • Single Room Supplement.