LHASA PALACES & MONASTERIES

Duration : 4 Days 3 Nights
Months : March-May/ September-February

Norbulingka palace, known as the Jewel Park was the summer palace of His Holy Highness, Dalai Lama. It is a large complex of palaces, chapels, pavilions and gardens. Jhokhang Temple is Tibet's most sacred temple and houses the Jowo Sakyamini. The most impressive structure here are the many chapels surrounding it. Barkhor Bazaar surrounds the Jhokhang Temple and is a very popular place. About 5 km away from Lhasa lies Sera Monastery, set in prettiest and most charming atmosphere. It used to be an important center of learning. The most intriguing feature here is the nine-meter image of Maitreya.  Once Tibet's largest monastery, Drepung Monastery lies a mere 10 km from the city. It was the residence of the third, fourth and the fifth Dalai Lama. The most prominent and the most interesting feature  in this tour is the Potala Palace. It is a 13th storied complex monument rising to a height of above 117 m which houses 10,000 shrines and over 200,000 images.


 

 

I T I N E R A R I E S

   LHASA PALACES & MONASTERIES TOUR
 CULTURAL TOUR
 TIBET OVERLAND
 EVEREST - "CHHOMOLUNGMA' TOUR
 MOUNT KAILASH TOUR

 ITINERARY

 

DAY 01 : Fly to Gonggar airport & drive to Lhasa. Afternoon visit to Norbulingka.

 

DAY 02 : Tour Sera Monastery, Jhokhang temple & Barkhor market.

 

DAY 03 : Tour Potala Palace & Drepung Monastery

 

DAY 04 : Drive to airport for flight to Kathmandu

 

 

   
 
 

 

 

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