pickup from the airport. About 1 hour drive to Lhasa
We will pick you up from the airport and take you to the hotel to rest and acclimatize. Later in the evening we have arranged welcome dinner and also short talk from the organizer about the tour and information and tips.
Sightseeing in Lhasa – Jhokhang and Sera
Morning we will visit the Jokhang Temple, the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism, attracts thousands and thousands of pilgrimage from all over Tibet and around the world, it was built by the great King Songten Gampo.
In the afternoon we visit one of biggest monasteries in Tibet, belongs to Gelugpa or yellow sect, Sera monastery which was built in the year of1419 by “chamchen Chojie” a disciple of Tsongkapa. They are very famous in ‘Buddhism Scriptures Debating
Sightseeing – Potala, Lukhang and Norling
In the morning we will visit Potala palace, served both as administrative centre and religious centre. in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king “Songtsen Gampo” and later renovated by 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. You can explore the grandest of this myriad chapels, its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens(sputa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, Thangkas, combinations of Mandela, figures of the Buddha.
In the afternoon we will visit Norbu Lingka the summer palace of Dalai Lamas. Norbu Lingka is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and was added as an extension of this Historic Ensemble in 2001. It was built by the 7th Dalai Lama and served both as administrative centre and religious centre. It is a unique representation of Tibetan palace architecture.
Lhasa - Drak Yerpa-environments cleaning and picnic
Drak Yepa is located on the hill called Lhari Nyinpo, having 3920mtrs above sea level. It is founded during seventh century and place is fabulous for those having the mind of meditation. In the history of Tibet it has important position. Its unique architectural style, well preserved original designed constructed before year 1500 style.
Lhasa to Namtso Lake
After breakfast we will head to Namtso Lake, it’s about 250km northwest from Lhasa, the road is paved. Namtso Lake is the second largest salty water lake in Tibet and China. It is over 70km long and 30km width, we will be there around lunch time, we have our lunch and then we will do a short environments cleaning and spend the night at Namtso Lake.
Namtso- Yangpachen- Lhasa
We have our breakfast and have one last glance at the magical lake and then head to Yangpachen which is very most famous for hot spring, we can have a hot spring for an hour or two and then head back to Lhasa.
Free day in Lhasa
Today is a free day so everyone can wonder around the market and do so some shopping. Later in the evening we have farewell dinner together with the organization and the guides
We have breakfast together and then according to the flight we will drop you to the airport and tour ends here.