Overview of Tibet - 4 Days - Luxury accommodation

Tour provides overview of main places to see in Lhasa and vicinity. Perfect for the first time visit to Tibet. We will take care of the organization of the entire trip: Tibet Travel permit, pick up and drop off at Lhasa airport, accommodation at at Luxury Hotel hotel to make you feel comfortable. Breakfast and Lunch
at the places of your choosing will be included. We will also provide tours to Potala palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung monastery, Sera monastery, and Norbulingka.

Please allow at least 3 weeks for Tibet travel permit to be issued and to be delivered to the address of the hotel in China of your choosing. Please contact us through Tripadvisor, via either email or phone number to provide us address of your hotel in China and details of date and time of your arrival to Lhasa airport for pick up. We also would need your passport information, nationality, gender, and details of your Chinese visa to be able to facilitate Tibet travel permit

per adult from

$1,658

NZD

Duration

4 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 3x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 3 nights
    • 3 nights 5-star luxury hotel accommodation
    • Tibet Travel Permit
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden)
    What's excluded :

    • Day 1: Pick up at Lhasa airport

      Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
      We will pick you up at Lhasa airport and will provide transportation to your hotel

      No meals included on this day.
      Accommodation included: Accommodation at either Shangri-La Hotel or The St. Regis Resort will be included as a part of the package

      Day 2: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery

      Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
      Potala palace is located 3700 meters above the sea level on the top of “Marpo ri” the red hill in the center of Lhasa city. The 33rd King of Tubo dynasty Songtsen Gampo built this palace in the 7th century. Fifth Dalai Lama rebuilt the Potala palace in 17th century. Potala palace was being rebuilt for over 1300 years to become the present size. Previously Potala was religious and political center for the successive Dalai lamas. There are two palaces in Potala: Red symbolizing religion and White symbolizing politics. The Potala palace consists of great chambers, praying halls, chapels, monks’ schools, and monks’ dormitories. 8 golden tomb stupas of successive Dalai lamas (5th and 7th to 13th), 5 solid mandalas, Thangkas, scroll-paintings, stupas, 70 thousand cultural relics and 60 thousand volumes of scriptures. The Potala palace is called the pearl on the roof of the world. In 1989 Potala Palace is listed as the world cultural heritage by UNESCO.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet, China, 850000
      We will provide guided tour through Jokhang Temple doing the deep dive into culture and history of the religion
      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
      Drepung monastery is located at the bottom of Mount Gyalpen Wutse 8 kiloimeters away from Lhasa city to the west. It was built in 1416 by Jamyang Choeje Tashi palden, the disciple of master Tsongkhapa. Drepung is the biggest monastery of six "Gelugpa" Yellow hat sect monasteries in Tibet. "Drepung" means “a pile of rice” as the monastery looks like a pile of rice from far view. Drepung was once a house for 7700 monks. The main chapel and shrine of the monastery is Jampa Thongtrol - the "Future Maitreyan Buddha", legend says that once you see this buddha you will be liberated from evil. The monastery has always been worshipped by pilgrims and keeps attracting tourists from all over the world.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Accommodation at either Shangri-La Hotel or The St. Regis Resort will be included as a part of the package

      Day 3: Sera Monastery - Norbulingka palace

      Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
      Sera Monastery is located 5 kilometers to the north of Lhasa city at the bottom of Sera Wutse. According to the legend the monastery was built during a big hailstorm which gave it a name Sera (“hailstorm”). Jamchen Choeje Shakya Yeshi, the disciple of master Tsongkhapa built it in 1419. It is one of the six “Gelugpa” Yellow hat sect monasteries in Tibet. The monastery used to be a house for 5500 monks. The main chapel or shrine of Sera is Tamdrin “the horse-necked, Hayagriva”, it is said that Tamdrin was dug out from underground just after the monastery was built. Every year a lot of pilgrims and tourists visit Sera.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Stop At: Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden), No.21 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
      Norbulingka park in Tibetan means Jewel garden and served as a summer residence of Dalai Lamas. It is located in the vicinity of Lhasa city and can be visited as a part of Lhasa city tour. Norbulingka was built in 18th century at the time of seventh Dalai lama. Norbulingka has been reconstructed for 200 years and currently covers the the area of 360.000 square meters. Territory of Norbulingka include Kelsang Podrang, Chensal Podrang, and Tagden Mingyur Podrang: three different palaces that were built for 7th, 13th, and 14th Dalai lamas. Every summer Dalai lamas moved their residence from Potala Palace to Norbulingka park. Tibetan traditional opera and dance performances take place in Norbulingka every year for seven days from June 30th to July 6th. A lot of people visit the palace during this exciting period. It is a great place which makes it very exciting place to visit and enjoy.
      Duration: 2 hours

      Meals included:
      • Lunch
      • Breakfast
      Accommodation included: Accommodation at either Shangri-La Hotel or The St. Regis Resort will be included as a part of the package

      Day 4: Transfer Service to Lhasa airport

      Stop At: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
      We will provide transfer Service from your hotel to Lhasa airport

      Meals included:
      • Breakfast
      No accommodation included on this day.
    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      We pick up from Lhasa airport and provide transportation to the hotel. You can select between accommodation at Shangri-La hotel or The St. Regis Lhasa Resort.All subsequent days we will pick you up at the hotel Airports
      • Lhasa Gonggar Airport, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China
      Departure Time :
      Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/11/2020 - 12/12/2021
      Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
      Return Detail :
      -
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
      • Infant seats available
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers
    • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    Language

    English - Guide

    Age Req.

    -

    Fitness Req.

    None

    Group Size

    4

    Organised by tibettraveller

    Activity ID: V-231513P11

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