During this tour, you will not only visit the MUST attractions in Lhasa, such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, etc but also enjoy much fun from the enjoyable hiking.

Day 1.
Lhasa arrival / Lhasa airport pick up

Accommodation: Overnight in Lhasa

Meals: None

Upon your arrival at Lhasa airport, you will be greeted by the local guide. Check into the hotel and have a good
rest to acclimatize the altitude.
The moment you step into Tibet, What is most important for you to remember is that doing everything
Slowly: walking slowly, speaking slowly, thinking slowly. It is normal getting the typical symptoms like
headache, dizzy, feel to be disgusted, vomit and etc. Normally, you will be okay on the second day. If the situation is getting worse, tell the guide or our local stuff immediately.

Day 2.
Lhasa city Sightseeing (Potala Palace RMB200, Jokhang Temple RMB85, Barkhor Street)

Accommodation: Overnight in Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast None

After breakfast at the hotel, head to visit Potala Palace – the highest palace architecture in the world, on the way climb to the entrance gate, you can take an overlook of the whole Lhasa city, in the sunshine, clear sky, really nice; get the knowledge of Tibet political, history and religion. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple, the real “Lhasa” in the eyes of the local Tibetans; Then take a stroll in Barkhor Street, here you can experience the local style, picking up those interesting things in Tibetan style, Nepal style, Indian style, all up to you.
Accommodation: Lhasa Heritage hotel or Similar (Twin bedroom with private bathroom)
1. The limited number of visitors is to 2,300 per day. In addition, visitors can only visit at the specific time printed on the admission ticket, and visits earlier or later than that time is denied.
2. Tickets to see the Potala Palace is almost sold out, therefore, it is recommended to buy tickets days in advance.
3. There are many steps at Potala Palace, walking slowly is advisable to avoid possible altitude discomfort.
4. Visitors should respect the rules while visiting. Do not wear hats, wear revealing clothes or step on thresholds.
5. It is forbidden to take photos inside the Potala Palace.
6. Security control is available at the entrance. Explosives, flammables, knives, cigar lighters and water are not allowed to bring into the Potala Palace.

Day 3.
Lhasa city Sightseeing (Sera Monastery – RMB55, Drepung Monastery – RMB55)

Accommodation: Overnight in Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast None

Today you will be arranged to visit Drepung and Sera Monastery. Drepung Monastery is on the hillside west of Lhasa, once the world’s largest monastery with about 10,000 monks. Walking up to the hill is a pleasant thing, an easy break from the solemn ambiance inside the halls and chapels. Later, we will go to visit Sera Monastery. The highlight will be watching the monk’s debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. Every day except Sunday, hundreds of red-robed monks assemble in small groups and practice their debating skills.

Day 4.
Lhasa Outskirt Hiking

Accommodation: Overnight in Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast None

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the outskirt of Lhasa city for the exciting hiking.
Today’s hiking is about 25km in length with moderate road condition and many things to go along. You will first take the stone steps up along the white wall of Sera Monastery, and hike to visit the Qupsang Nunnery which is the largest nunnery in Tibet with the peaceful landscape. Then keep hiking to the top of the mountain where you will rest for a while to visit the Tashi Chöling Monastery. Amazing panoramic views of Lhasa city is the fabulous rewarding to your efforts. After the rest, you will hike about 2~3 downhill to the Pabonka Monastery which is one of the most ancient Buddhist sites in Lhasa region. It was built by the King Songtsen Gampo in the 7th century, also said to be the place where the Tibetan Characters were created. Your today’s hiking will finish here. Be escorted back to Lhasa city.
Optional shorter hiking route for those prefer energy-saving hiking (about 20km)- abandon the hiking from Sera Monastery to Qupsang Nunnery.

Day 5.
Lhasa Departure

Accommodation: None

Meals: Breakfast None

Today is free for you until your tour guide transfers you to the airport in time for your flight or drop you off at Lhasa train station.
Tips of Today: 1) please pack your luggage carefully, especially for small things like camera charger, power adaptor, mobile phone, phone charger, wallet, and towel; 2) If your flight is arranged in the afternoon, please make sure you check out the hotel before 12 pm.

Price Guide

Price Exclude:

All necessary Tibet Travel Permit. (Including Tibet Entry Permit, Alien Travel Permit, Boarder Pass)
Private professional English-Speaking local tour guide
Licensed Vehicle with an experienced driver
Airport (or train)pick up and drop off
Accommodation listed in the itinerary
Breakfast provided by the hotel
Tourists Accident/Casualty Insurance
A container of Oxygen for emergency use
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Lodging and meal allowance to the guide & driver
Reservation fee for visiting Potala Palace
2 bottles of drinking water per person per day
One Welcome dinner in Lhasa

Price Exclude:

Meals not specified in the itinerary (All lunches & dinners)
All Entrance tickets to the sightseeing places
Flight/Trian tickets in and out of Tibet
Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional tour activities, etc.
Any losses incurred from the force majeure factor like government control, natural disaster etc.
Tips to the guide & driver ( Tips is not required but expected)
Single room supplement

Booking Instructions


1) Send your request through our website form or send us an email at inquiry@tibettravel.com. With each inquiry, please include the following information:

a. Your desired destinations;

b. Departure date

c. Length of your trip

d. Your name, email address and country of citizenship.

We will confirm your inquiry with a reply within 24 hours.

2) You can call us directly at our service center at +86-28-85012991 (landline) or +86-18889089998 (mobile)

3) You can come to our office in Chengdu in person to make a reservation

We highly recommend that you reserve your tour at least 30-50 days before the actual travel date. We will send you a letter of confirmation

via email once you have confirmed your booking with us, informing you of your proposed flights, hotels and your trip details.

2. Payment Methods

We can confirm your tour reservation with a payment of 30% of the total tour cost plus 100% of the cost of any flights or train tickets required for your tour. You can then pay the balance due for your tour to our local staff after your arrival in Lhasa.

3. Luggage Allowances

The regulations of the General Administration of Civil Aviation of China states that the free baggage allowance within China is 20kg (44 pounds) for economy class flights, 30kg (66 pounds) for business class flights, and 40kg (88 pounds) for first-class flights, plus limited carry-on luggage. Excess baggage charges are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Regulations within China specify that all suitcases must have a locking device attached. Failure to follow this regulation may result in refusal by airport staff to load suitcases onto the aircraft.

4. Itinerary changes and cancellations

We make every effort to operate tours as listed on our website, however, we reserve the right to modify the itinerary or substitute the activities, hotels, meals or transportation as we deem necessary. We also have the right to cancel a trip at any time prior to its commencement for every reason, like unforeseen circumstances, or circumstances beyond our control. In these cases, we will re-book you on a different day. However, if we are unable to rebook you, we will issue a full field claim.

5. Meals

All of our tours include a daily breakfast. Lunch and dinner is not included as we prefer to give the freedom to our clients to try the local food by themselves. Meals are usually served at the hotel. Dinner may also be served at a local restaurant. Although we cannot guarantee special meal requests, we will do our best to provide you with specialized dietary needs for meals as well as your special needs for hotel rooms such as adjacent or connecting rooms, bed sizes, etc.


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Email: service@challengers.vip
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