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Lhasa is one of the most "want to visit" cities in the world. People want to visit Lhasa either because of its remoteness or its impressive heritage of over a thousand years of Tibetan culture and religion. Sandwiched by the colossal mountain ranges to the north and south and located on the north banks of the Lhasa River, Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region of P.R.C. and also the center for Tibetan politics, economy, culture, and religion. Lhasa is rightly one of the most featured and dreamt-about cities in the world. This is not only because of its high altitude at 3,650 meters which means remoteness and limited accessibility, but also because of its over 1,000 years' cultural and spiritual history which leaves an impressive heritage that has helped to Differing from the inland cities and other places in Tibet, Lhasa is unique with an allure all of its own. In the Tibetan language, Lhasa means the Holy Land or the Buddha Land. It is the center of Tibet's politics, economy and culture. The city has also been appointed as one of the 24 historical and cultural cities of China. The splendor and grandeur of the Potala Palace in Lhasa remains a world-famous symbol of the enigmatic power of politics and religion in this region. Potala Palace creates the romantic and mysterious Tibetan religion.
Generally the period from March to October is the best time to visit Tibet. Since Lhasa is located at such a high altitude it is wise to be prepared before starting your journey. Generally speaking, due to the large temperature differences during any given day in Tibet, warm clothes should be taken to keep away the cold. However, because it also receives a great deal of sunshine, sunglasses, suntan oil, and a sun hat are indispensable items if you're traveling anywhere in Tibet. We are specialized in Tibet organizing customize and package tours as per your travel requirements. With our proficient team work, we assure to dedicate the finest travel arrangements making your journey delightful and memorable.
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Tour Itinerary in detail
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa by flight or train from mainland China
After arrival at Gonggar airport in Lhasa, our English Speaking Tibetan Guide will receive you and transfer to Lhasa city on private coach which takes about 1/2 hours driving for 90 kilometers. Stay overnight at 3* Hotel in Lhasa.
Day 2: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa City (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Bharkhor)
Today is the first day of sightseeing starts from famous Potala Palace, a structure of massive portions. It takes about 2-3 hours to visit all places and chapels. In the afternoon, we will visit Jokhang Temple, Which is the spiritual center of Tibet. Every day, pilgrims from every corner of Tibet trek a long distance to the temple. The temple is the product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architectural techniques. After that we visit Bharkhor, the oldest street in a very traditional city in Tibet. Stay overnight at 3* Hotel in Lhasa.
Day 3: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa City (Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka)
About 10 kilometers west of central Lhasa is the Drepung, once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. Today's sightseeing begins with these white monastic buildings piled up on the hillside. From the roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains. After returning to the city for lunch we will go to the Norbulinka, the former summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Surrounded by a lush green garden, it's a favorite place for Tibetan people to celebrate their festivals. Stay overnight at 3* Hotel in Lhasa.
Day 4: Sightseeing Tour in Lhasa City (Sera Monastery and inside city)
The morning is free to relax or to explore the small alleys in the old Tibetan part of Lhasa. In the afternoon, we will visit Sera monastery, 5km outside Lhasa, where we can watch the monks debating. They do this in a very special way by making all kinds of gestures with their hands and arms. Stay overnight at 3* Hotel in Lhasa.
Day 5: Fly back Lhasa to your next destination or train to Mainland China
This is the last day of our tour and we have to get up very early for our transfer to Gonggar airport to fly back to your further destination or train to Mainland China.
Tour Price on Group Size Basis (Private Trip)
1PAX - USD 1470
2PAX - USD 1050 Per Person
4PAX - USD 950 Per Person
5-7PAX - USD 825 Per Person
Note: The package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste. For more information please e-mail us at email@example.com
Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss Family Treks and Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by the clients themselves.
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* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.
Our Tour Package Cost includes:
* Airport/Train-Station / Hotel / Airport/Train-Station pick up & transfer by private car/van.
* 4 nights accommodation in twin bed sharing room with breakfast at 3* Hotel in Lhasa.
* All Sightseeing Trip in Tibet and local monastery and entry fees.
* A local English speaking Tibetan guide.
* All land transportation by Car/Van/Bus during Tibet Tour.
* Tibet Travel Permit.
* Agency Service charge.
Our Tour Package Cost doesn't include:
* China Tourist Visa Fees and Tibet Group Visa Fees.
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Lhasa other than breakfast.
* Photographic charges in the monasteries.
* International Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Lhasa or Train Ticket to and from Lhasa.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call.
* Personal Trekking/Tour Equipment.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver...
Tipping is expected but it is not mandatory.
Tibet Lhasa Tour, 5 Days (Private Tour)
Swiss Family Treks & Expedition GmbH, Switzerland
Swiss Himalayan Family Treks & Expedition P. Ltd
Ganeshtan-6, Pharping Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone +977 4710390
Cell +977 9803200543 Stephan
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