Welcome to Lhasa

The centre of the Tibetan Buddhist world for over a millennium, Lhasa (ལྷ་ས་; 拉萨; Lāsà; literally the 'Place of the Gods') remains largely a city of wonders. Your first view of the red and white Potala Palace soaring above the Holy City still raises goosebumps and the charming whitewashed old Tibetan quarter continues to preserve the essence of traditional Tibetan life. It is here in the Jokhang, an other-worldly... Read More

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$557.28 Small group tours

4-Day Private Lhasa Tour

Discover Lhasa - the spiritual city of Tibet. Experience spectacular Buddhist architecture, fascinating culture and authentic Tibetan food. Visit Potala Palace, known as the ‘Crown Jewel of Tibet’. Wander through the bustling Barkor Circuit after visit Tibet’s holiest shrine of Jokhang temple, observe interesting monk debating and explore Tibetan Quarter.

$1042 Sightseeing tours

Small-Group 8-Day Best of Tibet Tour with Everest Base Camp Adventure

This popular 8-day quality private and all-inclusive Tibet tour with Mt. Everest Base Camp adventure will show you the best of Tibetan attractions including Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Streets, Drepung and Sera Monasteries, Lake Yamdrok, Karola Glacier, Gyantse and Shigatse cities, and northern face of Mt. Everest Base Camp where you can admire Majestic view of Everest Peak from Tibetan land. You will explore through out the Tibetan plateau in a group of no more than 10 travelers.

$335 Small group tours

3-Night Essential Lhasa Tour

Immerse yourself in mystical Tibetan Buddhism with visits to Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Norbulinka, and Potala Palace. Explore Barkhor streets in downtown Lhasa and experience lifestyle of local Tibetans.

$535 Small group tours

3-Night Lhasa Impression Small-Group Tour

During this 3-night group tour, visit the world heritage sites in Lhasa city: Potala Palace, Jokang. You can visit the Dalai lama’s summer palace and Tibet largest and highest man-made garden in Norbulingkha Palace and Tibet Museum where you may have a clue of the historic development of Tibetan Culture. Enjoy the Monks debate on the Buddhist doctrines in the Sera monastery.

$697.76 Small group tours

Tour Combo Package: 5-Night Central Tibet Culture Group Tour to Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse

This is a special tour designed for exploration of famous holy monasteries in Lhasa, Gyantse, and Shigatse. In addition to visiting sacred attractions such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and the Great Three Gelukpa university monasteries, you will also see stunning scenery of Yamdrok Lake.

$3636 Small group tours

15-Day Small-Group Best of Tibet Tour

Tibet is famous for unique scenery and culture of Lamas which allure worldwide travelers from adventure-seeking backpackers to luxury jet-setters since opening up for tourism in the 1980's. This 15-day small group tour provides an escape for your soul from the hustle and bustle and takes you to visit Lhasa, Gyamtse, Shigatse, Tingri, Rongbuk, Mount Everest Base Camp, Saga, Darchen, Dirpuk, Zutulpuk, Manasarovar, and Payang.