Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) of China situated at the elevation of 3,490 meters from sea level, which is considered as one of the highest cities in the world. The city is also well known as the city of sunlight and is considered as the holy city for Tibetan as well as Buddhists devotees all over the world. The name ‘Lhasa’ refers to the place where the God lives and it has long history and strong religious atmosphere from earlier time. Lhasa Tour trip provides you enough information and knowledge about Buddhism and Lhasa city in short period of time. This short designated tour program of 3 Nights 4 Days Lhasa tour is perfect for observing the major highlights of Tibet.
Lhasa Tour is started upon the arrival of visitors in Lhasa either by flight or train. On the way getting to the city, you can view Yarlung Tsangpo River/Bhamaputra River, which is the longest and largest river in Tibet. After arriving Lhasa city, you can visit Potala Square, where you will enjoy the fountain with different colors. On the second day of the tour, you will visit Potala Palace (the winter palace of the Dalai Lama), Jokhang temple (founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in 7th century) and explore the old market. You can also visit Tibetan Traditional Medicine Center if you get some free time during the day. On the third day of the tour, you will be visiting Drepung and Sera Monastery which are two of “great three” Gulung monasteries of Tibet. You can visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the Drepung monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop. In similar way, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha inside Sera Monastery. You will be sleeping all three days in a hotel of Lhasa and on the ending day (i.e. 4th day of the tour); the guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board.
However, 4 days Lhasa tour is much satisfying trip into the roof of the world (Tibet) and allows you to explore the Lhasa city and experience Tibetan as well as Buddhist culture and tradition with mesmerizing scenic views.