Lhasa Tour with Yamdroke Lake

Trip Duration: 5 Days      

This 5-day Lhasa tour with Yamdroke Lake offers 2 full day sightseeing tour in Lhasa city covering the major tourist sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Besides, it also takes you on a highly scenic day excursion trip out of Lhasa city to Yamdroke Lake at a height of 4,400 m. It is one of the 3 biggest lakes of Tibet. It is a beautiful never to miss fresh water turquoise blue lake when you are in Tibet. It lies on the way from Lhasa to Gyantse (261 km).

Trip Highlights

  • Scenic drive from the airport to Lhasa with a visit to Drolma Lakhang on the way.
  • Half a day visit to the majestic Potala Palace with 13 floors, 1,000 rooms and 10,000 steps  where one can enjoy the photo session wearing the Tibetan costumes on its top floor with the impressive view of the Lhasa city on its back drop.
  • Half day visit to the Drepung Monastery located to the north west of Lhasa city on the foothill.
  • Half day visit to Jokhang Temple (central Buddhist cathedral) in the middle of the Lhasa city at Barkhor Bazaar.
  • Evening exploration of the Barkhor Bazaar (downtown bazaar) with the hustles and bustles featuring the locals and  people from around Tibet in their ethnic costumes,
  • Eating out in the Barkhor Bazaar is enjoyable with choices of restaurants and food varieties.
  • Half day visit to Sera Monastery,  another equally fabulous the second biggest monastic centre where one can witness live debate among the competing monks from the various monasteries of Tibet every afternoon.
  • Day excursion trip to Yamdroke Lake – a never to miss site when you are in Tibet.

Itinerary

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Day 01:KATHMANDU (1,300M) - LHASA (3,650M)

Morning transfer to airport - Fly to Lhasa by a trans-Himalayan flight (1 hr) with a high chance of enjoying the panoramic view of the mighty Himalaya with a close up view Mt Everest (8,848 m) and other adjoining peaks. Welcome and assistance by our Tibetan guide at the Gongaar airport - Transfer to Lhasa (45 min) through the new tunnel with a visit to Drolma Lakhang and check in to your hotel. Full rest for acclimatisation.

Trip Information

  • Trip Duration 5 Days
  • DestinationTibet
  • Trip StyleTour

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