Tibet Lhasa one week short tour is a very suitable tour for Nepal Tibet combine tour. You should be in Kathmandu at least two days earlier before going to Tibet tour. This short Tibet tour covers all three world heritage sites of UNESCO including Potala Palace, Norbulingka and Jokhang temple.
Potala Palace: Potala Palace was the palace of 14th Dalai Lama before it invaded by China. Now it is a museum and world heritage site. The palace was named by the mount. Potala. This palace was constructed by 5th Dalai Lama in 1645. The palace measures 400 meters to east-west and 350 meters to north-south with sloping stone walls. Thirteen storied palace has more than thousand rooms, ten thousand shrines and two hundred thousand statues. Three main hills like Chokpori, Pongwari and Marpori where the Potala Palace is situated represent the main protectors of Tibet.
Jokhang Temple: Jakhong temple is a Buddhist temple which is one of the world heritage sites of Tibet. The temple is situated in Barkhor Street. Jokhang temple is also known as Qoikang Monastery. Tibetan people believe as the most important and sacred temple for this temple. The temple is made in the mixture of Indian vihara style, Tibetan and Nepalese design. The temple was founded in the period of King Songtsen Gampo. According to the tradition, the temple was made for two queens: Wencheng from ChineseTangg dynasty and Bhrikuti from Nepal. The queens are known as Buddhist female deity Tara.
Norbulingka: Norbulingka is a jeweled park palace surrounding in Lhasa. It is a world heritage site of Tibet, which was built in 1755. It was used as the summer residence for dalai lamas' from1780s until 14th Dalai Lama. Norbulingka palace is situated in the west of Lhasa. The palace considers as the biggest man made the human made the garden in Tibet.
Day 01Arrive in Kathmandu(1350m.).You will be picked up from international airport of Kathmandu and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel with B.B Plan.
Day 02Full day Kathmandu City Tour.You will have Full day Kathmandu city tour for four places including Kathmandu Durbar square, Monkey Temple, Bauddhanath and Pashupatinath. All of them are world heritage sites. You will have private transportation and very knowledgeable Tour Guide. Overnight at Hotel with B.B. Plan.
Day 03Fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa(3656m.).You will be departure to international airport for the flight to Lhasa, Tibet. There will be someone to pick you up from the airport and take you to the Hotel. You may see Yarlung Tsangpo river, Brahmaputra river( The longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river on your way to Lhasa. After arriving to Lhasa, you may have rest and get acclimatized. If you would like to go out, you can go to Potala square where you can see beautiful fountain with different colors. Overnight at Hotel with B.B. plan.
Day 04Full day Lhasa Tour.This day, You will visit Potala Palace which was the winter palace of Dalai Lama. After Lunch, you will visit Jokhang temple. The Temple is in Barkhor street. Here you can make a circle with pilgrims and locals to the temple and do sopping on the street. Overnight at Hotel with B.B. plan.
Day 05Visit Drepung and Sera Monastery.You will visit Drepung Monastery in the morning. Drepung monastery is one of the "great three" Gelung monasteries of Tibet. Drepung was the the palace of Dalai Lama before moved to Potala palace. It was founded in 1416th. Than you will visit Sera Monastery in the afternoon. It was founded three years later from Drepung was founded. It is also one of the "great three" Gelung monasteries of Tibet. Overnight at Hotel with B.B. plan.
Day 06Transfer to International Airport of Tibet.You will fly out from Tibet to Kathmandu and our airport representative will pick you up at Kathmandu airport and transfer to the Hotel. Overnight at Hotel with B.B. plan.
Day 07Transfer to International airport for your final flight.Transfer to the international airport for your final flight to your home.
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