Lhasa Essence 4 Days Tour

Tour Code: CTA-XZ-01

Duration: 4 Days

Visit: Lhasa

Note: Capture the essence of Tibet by visiting the most highlighted attractio in Lhasa. Those most famous attractio like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Barkhor Street are all included in this tour. You will get a fr ...

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Chinese Treasures Trip Overview

Capture the essence of Tibet by visiting the most highlighted attractions in Lhasa. Those most famous attractions like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery and Barkhor Street are all included in this tour. You will get a fresh idea about the sacred religious Tibetan culture and life with this tour.

  • Tibet tour
  • Budget price
  • Potala Palace visiting
  • Barkhor Street walking
  • Monastery exploring
 
Approximate Entry Date
 
Number of Travelers
Adults (>12):
Children(2-12):
Babies(0-2):
 

  • Itinerary
  • Price Details
  • Inclusions & exclusion
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  • Day

    01

    Arrival in Lhasa

    Arrival in Lhasa

    Attraction & Activities:

    Airport or Train Station to Hotel Transfer (Lhasa)

    Meals:

    No meal

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Manasarovar Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Gyanggan Hotel Tourist ★★★Himalaya Hotel

    Our guide will meet you at your arrival place, at Tibet Gonggar Airport or Tibet Railway Station. Then our guide will transfer you to the hotel and help you check in. Try to rest and drink as much water as you can to get yourself acclimatized to the high altitude. Have a good rest for the remainder of the day.

  • Day

    02

    Lhasa

    Lhasa

    Attraction & Activities:

    Potala Palace,Sera Monastery,Tibet Museum

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Manasarovar Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Gyanggan Hotel Tourist ★★★Himalaya Hotel

    Your Tibet holy tour will begin with a visit to the Potala Palace in the morning. Potala Palace is considered as the landmark of Tibet. The Potala Palace is located in the northwest of Red Hill in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. It is a large-scale castle-styled building with 13 floors and 110 meters tall, 3750 meters above sea horizon. The whole building occupied over 100,000 square meters and the steps of the palace are leaned to Red Hill from foot to peak. You will not only appreciate its remarkable construction, but also you will admire its numerous valuable cultural relics.

    The next scheduled destination will be Sera Monastery. The Sera Monastery is one of the “Great Three” Gelugpa university monasteries of Tibet. It is located at the foot of Taipu Hill at the northern suburb of Lhasa. Besides the magnificent construction, Sera Monastery has collected a large number of cultural relics like Buddha statues, Thangka, sutras, and many other religious tools. Sera Monastery is especially famous for its unique debate Buddhist doctrines. You will have chance to witness the debate.

    After that we will move to visit Tibet Museum. The Tibet museum is the largest national level modern museum in Tibet. The construction of the museum is a complex perfect combining Chinese and Tibetan architectural styles. There are numerous cultural relics and treasures are housed in Tibet Museum and most of the exhibits are themed at Tibetan history, culture, religion, art and folk custom. Visiting the Tibet Museum is a great chance to get close to the history and culture of the sacred Tibet.

    At last, our guide will bring you back to the hotel for a good rest.

  • Day

    03

    Lhasa

    Lhasa

    Attraction & Activities:

    Drepung Monastery,Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Street

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast, Chinese Lunch

    Accommodation: Luxury ★★★★★Manasarovar Hotel Deluxe ★★★★Gyanggan Hotel Tourist ★★★Himalaya Hotel

    This morning, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and bring you to visit Drepung Monastery. The Drepung Monastery is one of the “Great Three” Gelugpa university monasteries of Tibet. Located at the foot of Mount Gephel, the monastery is only 5 kilometers from western suburb of Lhasa. With an occupation of 250,000 square meters and a house of 7,700 monks, Drepung Monastery is the largest monastery in the world.

    Then we will proceed to visit Barkhor Street, the most famous street in Tibet. The Barkhor Street was built to circle the sacred Jokhang Temple and it is one of the most sacred places in Tibet. You will see there are pilgrims from everywhere to worship in the street. Strolling along this street you will have a quick view of Tibet and Tibetan life. You will see houses and buildings of Tibetan styles standing alongside the street. Also you can buy various kinds of Tibetan-featured souvenirs and gifts at the stores along the street.

    Next we will move to visit the Jokhang Temple, which is located just on Barkhor Square. Jokhang Temple was constructed in the 7th century and it has a long history of more than 1,300 years. Jokhang Temple is the first Buddhist temple in Tibet and it was first built for the collection of real images of Sakyamuni brought to King Srongtsen Gampo of Tubo Kingdom by his Nepalese wife Princess Bhrikuti and Princess Wen Cheng from Tang Dynasty. The statue brought by Princess Wen Cheng was kept in this temple and it is a treasure from history. The Jokhang Temple is the religious heart for Tibetan Buddhism and there are many devout Buddhism adherents come from other places around Tibet to show their sovereign respect here by using their knees and hands pray on the floor. You will appreciate the magnificence of its architecture and experience its strong religious atmosphere at the Jokhang Temple.

    Afterwards, our guide will bring you back to the hotel.

  • Day

    04

    Departure from Lhasa

    Departure from Lhasa

    Attraction & Activities:

    Hotel to Airport or Railway Station Transfer

    Meals:

    Hotel Buffet Breakfast

    After breakfast, our guide will escort you to the airport or the train station for your departure. Have a nice trip!
Price Per Person in US Dollars
Group Size Luxury Class Tour Deluxe Class Tour Tourist Class Tour Single Room Supplement
Dec. 1, 2014 - Feb. 28, 2015 Low Season
1 Person$ 1171$ 983$ 906- / - / -
2 Persons$ 693$ 641$ 563$ 170 / $ 120 / $ 70
3-5 Persons$ 564$ 512$ 434$ 170 / $ 120 / $ 70
6-9 Persons$ 469$ 416$ 338$ 170 / $ 120 / $ 70
Mar. 1, 2015 - Nov. 30, 2015 High Season
1 Person$ 1338$ 1104$ 1027- / - / -
2 Persons$ 815$ 762$ 684$ 220 / $ 170 / $ 95
3-5 Persons$ 686$ 633$ 555$ 220 / $ 170 / $ 95
6-9 Persons$ 590$ 538$ 459$ 220 / $ 170 / $ 95
Remarks

* This is a private tour, only you and your family or friends will be in this tour. If you need any changes of itinerary or hotel ect., please just contact with our tour advisors, we can adjust the tour for you.
* Prices may vary according to your travel time and are higher in the high season, e.g. Labor’s Day (Apr 29-May 5, 2014), China National Day Holiday (Sep 29-Oct 8, 2014), and Chinese Spring Festival (Jan 28-Feb 7, 2014).

* If only one person is traveling then the single room supplement is not required. If, for example, three people book a hotel, with two in one room and one in another room, the single room supplement must be paid. 
* You will enjoy more discount if there is more people join the tour.

PRICE INCLUSIONS

  • Entrance Fees: To scenic spots as listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: All meals as specified in the itinerary.
    If the restaurant indicated is not available on the day, your guide will arrange another restaurant from our list of approved restaurants. Breakfast is usually a western style buffet. We will try to make sure both western and Chinese breakfasts are supplied. However, there may be occasions when only a Chinese breakfast is available in some remote locations.
  • Private Transfers: Transfers between airports, hotels and scenic spots while sightseeing, by private air conditioned vehicle with a driver and English-speaking guide.
  • Guide: English speaking tour guide
  • Hotel accommodation based on twin share

PRICE EXCLUSION

  • International airfare or train tickets to enter or leave China.
  • China entry visa fees.
  • Personal expenses: such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Single room supplement
  • Tips to guide and driver. (Tiping standard: USD 8/person/day.)