Tibet Potala Palace

Tibet Insights Organized Small Group Tour

Suggested Itinerary
Day 1: Lhasa

Arrival at Gonggar airport and meet assist at the airport & transfer to Lhasa with 1 1/2hrs drive, On the way, you'll get greeted by Nie Tang Budda - a Budda image engraved in the mountain face.Afternoon at leisure for acclimatization or visit local bazaar on own.

Day 2: Lhasa

After breakfast, guided sightseeing with the Lhasa's cardinal landmark-Potala Palace. This massive 13-soreyed building used to be the highest building prior to the early period of last century, used to be the former winter abode for the Dalai Lamas. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and could be viewed from various places around the town. As the nation's supreme relic, the palace dates back to 7th century A.D. In the afternoon, visit of Sera Monastery, which was founded in 1419 by Sakya Yeshe, a disciple of Tsongkhapa. The “Buddhism Scriptures Debating” in Sera is very famous.

Day 3: Lhasa

After breakfast, guided sightseeing of the most revered religious structure in Tibet-Jokhang Temple. Jokhang, the most sacred temple in Tibet,refers to "Buddha's House" in Tibetan language because the main statue enshrined is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself in his lifetime. Jokhang Temple is the convergence of Tibet' Spiritual and secular life, like Mecca for the Muslims, here you can meet all the tribes from Tibetan plateau. The surrounding market is called Barkhor, one of the most important religious paths, which also assembles people for shopping. In the afternoon, visit of Norbulingkha,the summer palace of the Dalailama.

Day 4: Lhasa

After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to airport for onward flight. If it is full in season, Gorkha hotel or other similar hotels in Lhasa will be arranged for you.

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