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Tibet Highlights Tour

Trip Duration: 3 Days

Trip Type:Private Culture Journey

Trip Date: Private Tour with your flexible travel date

Trip Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street

Tibet Highlights Tour
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3 Days Tibet Highlights Tour

Trip Overview

If your time is limited but wants to visit the world well-known holy city, this three days tour will offer you a nice chance to explore the most popular places in Lhasa, such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. And you can also experience the Tibetan people’s life and taste some special local foods and drinks.



Day 1 Arrive at Lhasa (-/-/-)

Lhasa TourTransfer via: Flight arrive Lhasa arranged by you

Upon arrive Lhasa Airport, be met and transfer to the downtown hotel for checking-in.

After checking-in, the left time is free for you to have a rest and acclimatize the altitude. On the way to downtown hotel, you will get greeted by Nie Tang Budda which is the largest Buddha image engraved in the mountain face. Located 20km south of Lhasa, the Buddha image is 9.83m high and 7.9m wide, a must-see attraction on the 100km-drive from Gonggar Airport to the city of Lhasa.

Day 2 Lhasa (B/L/-)

Potala PalaceToday you will have full day tour to experience the holy city.

As the most imposing attraction in Lhasa, the Potala Palace is the most popular and "must go" place while you travel in Lhasa. Located on Moburi (Red) Mountain, to the west of old Lhasa, The Potala Palace is one of architectural wonders of the world contains 13 storeys tall and thousands of rooms. It is famous for the precious sculptures, murals, scriptures, Buddha statues, murals, antiques, and religious jewelry. So, one of today’s highlights must be the Potala Palace.

Tibet TripExcept visit the Potala Palace, you will also have a tour to The Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. Located in central Lhasa, with an area of 25,100 square meters, the Jokhang Temple is the ultimate pilgrimage destination for Tibetan Pilgrims. It was built to commemorate the marriage of the the Tang princess Wencheng to King Songtsen Gampo, and houses a pure gold statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni brought to Tibet by the princess. Several centuries later, it becomes one of Tibet's holiest shrines.

Barkhor Street of LhasaFollowed by the Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street is essentially a pilgrim circuit that proceeds clockwise around the periphery of the Jokhang Temple. It is also a hive of market activity, an astounding pilgrim jamboree, and a wonderful introduction to Tibet

Day 3 Lhasa / Departure (B/-/-)

Transfer via: Flight departure Lhasa arranged by you

It’s free for you to explore the Lhasa city and it’s around before transfer you to the airport for catching the flight to you next destination.


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