Visit the top 3 highlighted attractions of Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor street in the capital of Lhasa by walking led by local Tibetan English speaking guide. During this city downtown walking tour, travelers will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Potala Palace, the landmark of the capital. Visitors can enjoy a window into the past as they walk where Dalai Lamas and Tibetan kings have walked. The Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site is the epicenter of Tibetan Buddhism. Further more enjoy the leisured walking tour around Barkhor Street, the vibrant street where hundreds of thousands of pilgrims perform worship. This highlight walking day tour is recommended to take only after your first 1-2 free days in Lhasa with good acclimatization. Please note that Tibet travel permits are included!
• 1 day
We will leave your hotel early in the morning around 7:30 am and it takes about 5-6 hours to get to Lake Namtso. Along the way there are some places to stop for taking pictures. If weather permitting and also nomad tent is accessible, we can get into local Tibetan nomad's yak tent home and have a short time together with the local. When we get to the Lake, it is around lunch time and we can enjoy the view to the Lake. about 2 hours leisure time beside the lake, we will drive back to Lhasa around 7:30 pm.
• 1 day
A visit to Lhasa Tibet without visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor streets is not complete. This top 3 famous Lhasa tour attractions are within 15-25 minutes walking distance from downtown center of Barkhor Plaza. Enjoy the small size group tour by slow walking with Tibetan local English speaking tour guide and see Lhasa through local's eye.
• 1 day
Lhasa airport transfer vehicle ranges from 5 seats car to 7 or 9 seats Buick Van or Hyundai Van. The price applies for per vehicle/ maximum 6 people/ 1 way from Lhasa airport to Lhasa hotel, or from hotel to Lhasa Gonggar airport with one driver who speaks Tibetan, Mandarin or possibly English. Foreign travelers travelling in Tibet need car rental with driver, guide and all permits.
• 70 minutes
This famous 3 days Sino Tibet-Nepal highway landscape adventure from Lhasa to Kyirong border takes travelers to visit the most famous tourists attractions such as Lake Yamdrok, Karola Glacier and Mt. Everest. It offers amazing views of the Himalaya and the picturesque Tibetan countryside. If you want to join this overland guided transport, please arrange your Tibet travel permits (50 USD per person) with the same tour supplier at least 20 days in advance.
• 3 days
Welcome to visit Norbulinka, the summer Palace of Dalai Lama. You will be led by a local Tibetan guide to enjoy the Tibetan Royal garden-the well preserved ancient artificial historical and cultural garden in Tibet. Despite the title of World Heritage Site and natural scenery, people also take it as a unique historical attraction in Tibet. The construction of Norbulingka began in 1755 by the 7th Dalai Lama, Kelsang Gyatso. The primary function of Norbulingka Palace is to cure the health problems of the 7th Dalai Lama. Then it became the summer residence of Dalai Lamas.
• 2.5 hours
Welcome to visit Norbulinka, the summer Palace of Dalai Lama and highlight Sera Monaster. During this 1 day Lhasa highlight tour, you will be led by a local Tibetan guide to enjoy the Tibetan Royal garden-the well preserved ancient artificial historical and cultural garden in Tibet and explore Sera Monastery, one famous Gelugpa or Yellow Hat Sect monastery in Lhasa. Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey of Sakya Yeshe, disciple of Tsongkhapa). It is just located at the foot of Tatipu Hill,located 1.25 miles (2.01 km) north of Lhasa and about 5 km (3.1 mi) north of the Jokhang and it is about 6 km to the northeast direction of Potala Palace. It is famous for the Buddhism activities of” Monks Debate” which happens in afternoon from Monday to Saturday.
• 1 day
Welcome to visit the Sera Monastery (founded in 1419 by Jamchen Chojey of Sakya Yeshe, disciple of Tsongkhapa). It is just located at the foot of Tatipu Hill,located 1.25 miles (2.01 km) north of Lhasa and about 5 km (3.1 mi) north of the Jokhang and it is about 6 km to the northeast direction of Potala Palace. It is famous for the Buddhism activities of” Monks Debate” which happens in afternoon from Monday to Saturday.
• 2 hours
This new unique service on Private Tibet Car rental is in high demand for those small group of family or friends to travel Tibet in a very flexible and relaxed way. Each day you can drive as far as 250 km, if there is extra driving distance in a day, you just pay the extra cost per the price/km basis, and if there is extra day car rental use, extra cost will apply on daily rental cost basis.
• 1 day
Samye Monastery was the first Buddhist monastery to be built in Tibet. It is a must-see attraction in Shannan region south of Lhasa. Sitting only 150 km outside Lhasa, Samye Monastery is famous for its beautiful architecture. Samye Monastery day tour is an excellent trip for travelers who want to venture outside Lhasa. You will delve deeper into the religious history of Tibetan Buddhism and especially marvel at the architectural greatness that Tibetans have achieved.
• 9 hours