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 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 a 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.
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 is a jewelled 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.