This is a short and wonderful journey to the beautiful city Lhasa. During Lhasa tour we will visit Dalai Lama's Potala and Norbulingka Palaces, the Tibet Museum, Barkhor Bazaar, Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and many more. The Potala Palace provides amazing views of the entire city and houses the private quarters of the Dalai Lama, numerous grand state rooms and chapels. Drepung monastery was the home of the Dalai Lamas before the Potala Palace was built in 17th century. Book this historical trip with Two Brothers Trek and Expedition.
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa. 3650m
Direct flight is available from Nepal to Lhasa. The representative of Two Brother Trek and Expedition will pick you from airport and transfer to hotel. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 2: Lhasa sightseeing: Potala Palace, Norbulingka Palace and Tibet Museum. 5 - 6 hours
After breakfast we will explore the beautiful city Lhasa. We will visit the Potala and Norbulingka Palaces built in the 17th century. Potala palace carries great artistic value. Norbulingka Palace is the summer palace of the Dalai Lama. Next, we visit the Tibet Museum, the official museum of Tibet. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 3: Ganden Monastery and Drayerpa Cave. 5 - 6 hours
Today we will visit the one of the oldest monastery of Tibet Ganden Monastery which is located at the 57km east of Lhasa. Ganden Monastery has extremely delicate and fine murals and sculptures. Next, we drive to Drayerpa Cave located in a beautiful valley with a stunning landscape. There are more than 30 caves for Lamas to meditate. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 4: Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. 5 - 6 hours
Today we will visit Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Bazaar. Sera Monastery consists of the Cogen Hall, Zhacang (College) and Kamcun (dormitory), Scriptures written in Gold powder, fine statues and many more. Drepung Monastery was once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks but as of now there has been quite a declination resulting in only a few hundred. Jokhang Temple is the most revered religious structure in Tibet. With its open air stalls, shops and crowd of pilgrims, Barkhor Bazaar is the nerve centre of Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa
Day 5: Final Departure
Our journey to the beautiful Lhasa city ends today. The representative of Two Brother Trek and Expedition will drop you in Lhasa airport for your onwards journey.