Unfold Lhasa's mystery by a short trip from Xi'an, Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Tibetan family visit.
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Tour Type: Private Tour
Best Season: All seasons
From $659 USD p/p
Easy arrange for Tibet Travel Permit
Lhasa's highlights including Potala Palace Jokhang Temple and more
With its roof covered in glizty bronze tiles, Jokhang Temple became UNESCO's World Heritage listed site in 2000. Running through the center of the old city, Barkhor Street is an old yet vibrant commercial complex. Here you can shop or just simply browse. Our tour guide will take you to a Thangka workshop, where you can witness the whole painting process of a Thangka.
After lunch, you will spend most of the afternoon at a local Tibetan house.
- Smart Tips:
When you are at a Tibetan house, always remember: subject about politics or criticism on religions won't be well-received.
If you have some free time after the tour, you can go for a cup of sweet tea at Canggu Nunnery.
Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka
The Potala Palace, the winter palace for Dalai Lama ever since the 7th century, is considered as the best model for traditional Tibetan architecture. Known as the Summer Palace of Tibet, Norbulingka is actually a complex of three palaces: Galsang Phodrang Palace, the Gyianse Phodrang Palace, and the Daain Myingquelin Phodrang Palace. After these two royal sites, we will get to Drepung Monastery.
- Smart Tips:
Have some free time to kill at night? Check out Tianhai Night Market to spice up a bit.
Lhasa to Xian by Flight No. TBA
Hotel to airport Transfer (Lhasa)
Our local Lhasa tour guide will get you to the airport. Fly back to Xi'an
- Smart Tips:
Airport transfer in Xi'an will be on your own arrangement.
What's Included & Excluded
Meals listed in the itinerary.
Private English-speaking guide and driver.
Hotels listed in the itinerary.
Service Charge & Taxes.
China Life Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
International Airfare or Train Tickets to enter or leave China.
China Entry Visa Fees.
Excess Baggage Charges.
Any meals that are not mentioned in the tour itinerary.
Single Room Supplement.
Sweet Tea at Canggu Nunnery
Never advertises itself in a big volume, Canggu Nunnery still wins a number of hearts of thoes with a special taste and dare to adventure. You can kick back here with a cup of sweet tea served by the smiling nuns.(Address: Upper Linguo Road, Lhasa
Tianhai Night Market in Lhasa
Tianhai Night Market is doubtless a delight for a night in Lhasa. You can see scary-looking food such as steamed lamb head, rice poured with lamb soup, fried lamb ribs and doner kebab.(Address: Tianhai Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa, Tibet, China)
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