Lhasa City Essential Group Tour (G01)-4 Days

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  • Destination: Tibet
  • Grade: Easy
  • Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel
  • Transportation: Private Vehicle
  • Min Pax: 1 Pax
  • Trip Style:Sightseeing
  • Meals:Breakfast
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With limited time or budget, Lhasa City Essential Group Tour will allow you to experience Lhasa, the Place of Gods – the red and white Potala soaring above the holy city; the beating spiritual heart of Tibet, Jokhang with pilgrims prostrating; Barkhor Street full of stalls selling prayer wheels and turquoise, Muslim traders, thangka workshop

Trip Highlights

Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery 

Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

Outline itinerary

Day 01:Arrival in Lhasa

Day 02:Lhasa Suburb

Day 03:Lhasa City

Day 04:Departure from Lhasa

Cost includes:

    • Lodgings: 3 Nights, twin room ensuite in 3★
    • Meal: 3 Breakfasts & 1 Welcome Dinner
    • Permit: Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB)
    • Free Lhasa Railway Station transfer at all time on first & last day
    • Free Lhasa Airport pick-up at 12:30 pm or 15:30 pm from Lhasa Airport on the first day
    • Free Lhasa Airport drop-off at 7:30 am or 12:00 pm from hotel in Lhasa on last day
    • Travel-licensed vehicle according to group size & season as itinerary needed including gas and parking fee
    • Guide: experienced local English-speaking tour guide
    • Attractions: all entrance fee mentioned in itinerary
    • Travel Agency Liability insurance
    • Government Tax
    • Express delivery fee of Permit (eg. SF. Express)
    • Food & lodgings for guide & driver

Cost Excludes:

    • International flight to and out of China
    • Train ticket
    • Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa; (We’d like to book the domestic flight/train ticket at the BEST price. Please contact us for details.)
    • Private Lhasa Airport transfer if your flight isn’t within our free service time, USD 60/vehicle/time.
    • China Visa
    • Lunch & Dinner are not included but we will recommend some good ones for you according to your requirements. Usually, it takes 3-10 USD per person for each meal.
    • Optional sights
    • Super-fast express delivery of Tibet Entry Permit (eg. China Air Express) 
    • Additional days caused by unexpected natural disasters. eg. Land Slide, Avalanche, etc.
    • While Gratuities for guide and driver is NOT mandatory, it is expected. Based on their service, you can tip them at the last day of the tour. Each of you is suggested to tip them 5-10 USD/day in total.
    • Personal expenses
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Anything not listed in INCLUSIONS

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Arrival in Lhasa

    Our staff will greet you at Lhasa Airport/Railway to transfer you to the hotel. From Lhasa Airport to downtown Lhasa, usually, takes about 1.5 hrs; from Lhasa Railway Station, about 20 mins. After transferred to hotel, the rest of the day you will be free to wander around the city on your own but try not to overtax yourself. The first day’s well-rest is crucial to acclimatize high altitude. Remember to drink lots of water, eat light, and not to shower if you can help it. For our free Lhasa Airport/Railway transfer, please check the Inclusions for the information of our free Lhasa Airport/Railway transfers.Overnight in Lhasa

  • Day 2
    Lhasa Suburb

    Today you will visit totally 2 attractions in Lhasa suburb. In the morning, we will arrange you to see Drepung Monastery. In the afternoon, we will visit Sera Monastery. You will stay a long hour on sightseeing today under the fierce sun of Tibet, do arm yourself with sunglasses/ hat/ sunscreen.
    Also, a welcome dinner will be held tonight to introduce you to the whole gang that you are going to travel with. We have customers from all over the world. Shall be fun to meet people from different countries, culture, and background.

    Located about 8km west of central Lhasa, Drepung Monastery was once one of the world’s largest monasteries. The word Drepung literally translates as ‘rice heap’, a reference to the huge numbers of white monastic buildings that once piled up on the hillside.
    Sera Monastery is located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City. The monastery was named Sera which means wild rose in the
    Tibetan language, because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. Mon ~ Fri, every afternoon, you 'll be able to see monks debating at Sera Monastery. Overnight in Lhasa

    Including Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3
    Lhasa City

    Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
    This morning, visit Potala Palace. It is more than 3,700 meters above sea level and it is the highest place in the world! At the top the palace called golden roofs, you can have a bird-eye view of the whole of Lhasa. In the distance, there are undulating mountain ranges, the beautiful Lhasa River, tracts of fields, tree-shaded villages, and the glistening Jokhang Temple.
    Afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. Also, you can see a great many of pilgrims praying in front of the temple and do kora with local pilgrims.
    After visiting the Jokhang Temple, you will stroll in the old alleys of Barkhor street where you can drink the sweet tea, chat with locals and even bargain with the street vendors to understand the real life in Lhasa.

    Including: Breakfast

  • Day 4
    Departure from Lhasa

    Our tours come to an end today. A representative from Thai Nepal Travels will take you to the airport approximately 2 hours before the scheduled flight or train. We hope you have enjoyed the tour with us, and we are sure you will be back making another trip somewhere with Thai Nepal Travels again.

    Including: Breakfast

Trip Note

  • Tibet Tourism Bureau Permit (TTB) usually takes about 12-working-day to apply. If you couldn’t provide the required docs & info on time, an extra abt USD 50~80/permit will be charged;
  • We reserve the right to change the itinerary order and attractions in Lhasa;
  • If you prefer to book your own hotels over those included in our group tour, pls meet the rest of the group at their daily hotel on time. We don’t include the transfers to your own hotels;
  • We need to pickup and dropoff all tour members of the group on first & last day from Lhasa Airport/Railway, thus there may not always have guide presence but driver;
  • Due to the special nature of Tibet travel, any unforeseeable and unavoidable objective circumstances, including but not limited to natural disasters, war, terrorism, riot, civil commotion, strikes, public health emergencies, government action, major traffic jams, delay or cancellation of flight/train, attractions temporarily closed. etc., resulting in change of itinerary, the increased cost will be paid by travellers; if any attraction visits has to be cancelled due to the same reasons above, GTT wont be hold responsible for refund except certain attraction entrance fee which will be solely decided by GTT.
  • Single Supplement: our quote is based on twin rooms. For single travellers, single supplement is required at the time of booking. If later we manage to match you with another traveller to share the twin rooms, single supplement will be refunded.
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