- Price Start From: USD 1950
- Duration: 8 Days
- Maximum altitude: 3660m
- Accommodation: Hotel
- Type: Sightseeing Tour
- Starting Point: Kathmandu
- Ending Point: Kathmandu
Guided sightseeing tours of cultural and historical hearts of Lhasa
One free day in Lhasa for self exploration
English speaking Local Tibetan Guide
Comfortable transportation / hotels with Tibetan style wherever possible
Complete hassle free Chinese (Tibetan) travel documentation
Half day sightseeing tours in Kathmandu
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Lhasa Tour -08 Days
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This trip gives you an insight into the fascinating history and culture of the Tibetans. As you are taken on a grand tour to the fabled capital city of Lhasa, you may feel as though you have been transported to another era.
If you want to savor the rich Tibetan culture and history but don't have much time to spare, then this tour is tailored for you. Lhasa, the most famous among Tibetan cities, was the capital of the first Tibetan emperor Songstan Gampo. The city of Lhasa lies on the north bank of the Lhasa river, a tributary of the Yarlung Tsangpo river, at an altitude of 3,700 meters. Covering an area of 544 sq kilometers and lying at an altitude of 3660 meters, Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region.
The city has a history of over 13 centuries and is synonymous with Tibetan culture and heritage. Your tour itinerary includes a visit to the majestic Potala palace, the splendid Norbulingka (summer retreat of the Dalai Lama), the sacred Jokhang temple and the busy Barkhor square. You will also be taken on a guided tour to the ancient monasteries of Sera and Drepung, important seats of Tibetan Buddhism, Potala Palace.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Visa preparation and half day sightseeing day.
Day 03: Fly to Lhasa (3660m) – 1 hour drive from Gonggar airport to Lhasa – 93 km
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa - (Sera Monastery, Norbulingka, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Square)
Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa- ( Drepung Monastery and Potala Palace)
Day 06: A free day in Lhasa for exploration
Day 07: Departure from Lhasa and arrival in Kathmandu.
Day 08: Final departure or extend your trip.
Day 02: Visa Preparation and Sightseeing.
Note: There is no fixed program arranged for today.
Day 04: Sightseeing in Lhasa.
Day 05: Sightseeing in Lhasa.
You will also get to view the tombs of the eight Dalai Lamas. Later in the day you will visit the beautifully landscaped Drepung Monastery where you can observe nuns and monks chanting and performing religious discourses. After the day's tour is over, you are escorted back to your hotel for a well-earned rest.
Note: Since only a limited number of visitors are allowed to visit the Potala Palace every day, the order of sightseeing places will be decided upon by your guide.
Day 06: A free day in Lhasa.
Day 07: Depart from Lhasa.
Day 08: Final Departure or trip extension.
1. Kathmandu to Lhasa by flight
Following are the cost details that have been provided to you for your convinience. If you want to get more, then please dont hesitate to contact us
- All permits and entry fees
- All hotel accommodation on BB basis
- English speaking guide
- Sightseeing & transfers by Hiace van/bus as per the itinerary
- China visa fee $ 150.00 for US Citizens and $130.00 for other nationals,
- Airfares- one-way $ 420.00 and round trip $ 771.00 ( subject to change)
- Hard/Cold Drinks
- Entrance Fee
- Visa fee
- Travel Insurance
- Tip to Guide and Porter
- Any other expense not mentioned in the 'cost includes' section.
Clothing and equipments Accessories for Tea House and Camping Treks
The equipments and clothing list below is for a relatively longer trek involving a cold high altitude destination in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. If you are doing a short trek to a relatively lower altitude you may not need all these. The list below is for a guideline alone, you may have your own check list as well. Duffle Bag and a good sleeping bag will by provided by Marron Treks P.Ltd, which you should return after completion of your trip. Please note that most of the trekking items are easily available for buying or renting in Nepal and you are suggested not to bring unnecessary items with you.
- Cap for sun protection during trek
- sunscreen lotion/sun balm
- T-shirts and long sleeved shirts
- fleece or thermal shirts for colder areas
- fleece jumper/sweaters
- Down jacket
- wind /water proof outer garment
For leg and hand
- Casual troussers for walking
- Water proof trouser
- Thermal legging for colder areas
- Hand gloves
Trekking Shoes For foot
- woolen and cotton socks
- Trainer or casual shoes
- Waterproof hiking boot
- Gaiter for rain and snow
- Day sack to carry personal goods
- Personal medicines and first aid kit
- water bottle and iodine tablets
- Torch (better head torch)
- Camera and extra batteries
- toiletries and towel
- Large handkerchief
- compass, binoculars, altimeters,
- Playing cards , books, guide book
For Peak climbing we suggest the following gears except above mentioned accessories.
Suggested Climbing Gear
- Climbing boots, Crampons.
- Ice axe, Harness.
- Rock pegs, Helmet (crash hat).
- Warm climbing trousers, Long cotton hiking shirts.
- Waterproof climbing jacket, Gaiters.
- Sun hat, Light cotton athletic socks and wool.
- Climbing socks, long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts.
- T-shirts, Wool long underwear.
- Down high altitude, Sleeping bag.
- Down jacket/ trousers/vest, climbing sunglasses.
- Sunscreen, Lip salve.
- Lightweight fleece, Fleece/wool for climbing.
- Head torch /batteries/bulbs, Lightweight thermal/ insulated ski gloves.
Please do write us at firstname.lastname@example.org for furthermore information except those mentioned in above.