Kathmandu • Lhasa
Operates between March and November
Fly to Lhasa. Meeting and transfer to hotel.
In Tibetan language, Lhasa means "The land of Gods". It is located on the north bank of Lhasa river at 12,400 feet above sea level. It enjoys delightful weather through out the year. It gets about 3,000 hours of sunshine annually. The temperature varies greatly between night and day. Jokhang was build in 647 AD and remains the spiritual and the holiest center for all Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims. Norbulingkha was the summer palace of successive Dalai Lamas since 7th century. On display here are many personal possessions of 14th Dalai Lama. Barkhor, the oldest street in Lhasa that encircles the Jokhang Temple. It reflects the typical Tibetan life-magical, full of mystery and wonder.
Visit See Bakor, Jokhang and Norbulingkha monasteries.
Potala Palace was built in 640 AD. The 13 story palace has over 1,000 rooms, made entirely of stone and wood with walls averaging 10 feet thick. Architecturally it is considered one of the wonders of the world. It is full of elaborate artwork and frescoes that portray religion, custom and traditions of Tibet.
The Red Palace contains various chapels and mausoleums.
The 5th Dalai Lama's mausoleum is five story high and the enormous
Chorten is gold covered and inlaid with diamonds, pearls, turquoise, agate and coral.
The White Palace was the living quarters of successive Dalai Lamas. During our stay in Lhasa we will visit the Potala Palace, Sera and Drepung Monasteries.
Visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries in the morning
and Potala Palace in the afternoon.
Fly to Kathmandu. Depart on your onward journey.
|Departure Dates - 2018|
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