Since 1998

Lhasa Tour

5 Days

Main Highlights:

Exploring Lhasa, Tibet, is a year-round adventure, yet the prime period for a visit is between April and November. Embark on a cultural escapade with the Lhasa Short Tour, commencing with a captivating exploration of the iconic Potala Palace, a 17th-century winter sanctuary crafted by the 5th Dalai Lama. Traverse the sacred halls of Jokhang, a temple rooted in the 7th century by King Songtsen Gampo, housing the ancient Shakyamuni Buddha statue. Wander through the vibrant Barkhor Street, a bustling shopping haven in Lhasa.

At a Glance




Hotels and Local lodge

Trip Difficulty


Max Altitude

3650 m

Max People



5 Days




Breakfast and Lunch


Private Car

Kathmandu – Lhasa

Brief trip Profile:

  • Potala Palace: A 17th-century winter palace of the 5th Dalai Lama, symbolizing Tibetan history.
  • Jokhang Temple: A sacred temple built in the 7th century, housing the ancient Shakyamuni Buddha statue.
  • Barkhor Street: Explore one of Lhasa's popular shopping streets, brimming with vibrant culture.
  • Drepung Monastery: The largest monastery in Tibet, once home to ten thousand monks in the 15th century.
  • Sera Monastery: Discover the Great Assembly Hall, three Zhacangs, and 32 Kamcuns, with a focus on religious debate sessions.
  • Magnificent Maitreya Buddha: Admire the breathtaking statue within Drepung Monastery.
  • Rich Monastic Art: Explore rock paintings, murals, Buddha statues, thangkas, and sand mandalas in Sera Monastery.
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    Cost Includes:

    • Arrival and Departure from Lhasa (It can be from Gonggar airport or from train station)
    • Accommodation in hotel on twin sharing room
    • Breakfast every morning
    • Entrance fees in sightseeing
    • An English-speaking Tibetan guide
    • Private and comfortable transportation
    • Tibet travel permit

    Cost Excludes:

    • Lunch and Dinner in whole tour
    • Your flight ticket or train ticket to and from Lhasa
    • Personal expenses, equipment, Tipping, Bar bills

    Trip Detail:

    The following day unfolds with visits to Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, two pillars of the Gelugpa School. Drepung, once home to ten thousand monks in the 15th century, now stands as the largest monastery in Tibet, featuring the awe-inspiring Maitreya Buddha statue. Journeying north, Sera Monastery beckons with its Great Assembly Hall, three Zhacangs, and 32 Kamcuns, housing numerous attractions like rock paintings, murals, Buddha statues, thangkas, and sand mandalas. Witness the renowned religious debates among the monks, a captivating highlight of this short Lhasa cultural tour.


    Having soaked in the splendors of Lhasa’s holy city, conclude your memorable 4-day journey with a flight to your next destination.

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    Upon your arrival at Lhasa (Gongar) airport, our dedicated airport representative will warmly welcome you and accompany you on a 1.5-hour drive to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at your leisure, allowing you to acclimate to the high altitude.

    Embark on a captivating sightseeing tour of Lhasa, starting with the awe-inspiring Potala Palace, a monumental structure that once served as the focal point for both spiritual and temporal power in Tibet. The palace's rooms, halls, chapels, and furnishings are bound to leave a lasting impression, accompanied by intriguing stories of historical events. In the afternoon, explore the holiest of Tibet's temples, Jokhang Temple, where a palpable sense of reverence envelops you amid the bustling atmosphere, flickering butter lamps, and fragrant incense. Conclude the day with a visit to the vibrant Barkhor Street, the lively heart of Lhasa and a prominent route for rotating prayer wheels.

    Continue your exploration of Lhasa with a visit to the Drepung Monastery in the morning. Once Tibet's wealthiest monastery, it boasts a rich history with four colleges and a thriving community of 10,000 monks in the 17th century. Enjoy breathtaking views of Lhasa City and the surrounding landscape against the backdrop of majestic Mt. Gambo Utse. The tour then proceeds to Sera Monastery, renowned for its warrior monks, Dob-Doa. Conclude the day with a visit to Norbulingka, the former summer palace of the Dalai Lamas, featuring palaces, chapels, and other architectural marvels.

    Embark on a scenic drive to Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet's three Holy Lakes and a revered pilgrimage site. Marvel at the stunning highland lake views and, on the way, visit a Tibetan family to immerse yourself in the local culture. In the afternoon, explore the Tibet Museum in Lhasa before returning to the hotel.

    Concluding your Tibetan adventure, our guide will escort you to the airport for your return flight home or onward journey to your next destination.

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    Lhasa Tour


    When is the best time to visit Lhasa on the Short Tour?

    The optimal time is from April to November, ensuring pleasant weather for exploration.

    What is the historical significance of Potala Palace?

    Potala Palace, built in the 17th century, served as the winter palace for the 5th Dalai Lama, representing a key chapter in Tibetan history.

    What is the highlight of Sera Monastery?

    Sera Monastery's religious debate session among monks is a captivating and culturally significant experience.

    Can visitors interact with monks during the tour?

    While interaction varies, there are opportunities, especially during religious sessions, to observe and learn about the monks' way of life.

    How do I book the 4-day Lhasa Short Tour?

    Booking can be done through authorized tour operators, ensuring a seamless and organized experience.