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Five Days Lhasa Tour


Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet with colorful customs. It is a good way for travelers to know about the traditional Tibetan cultures when setting foot in some famous Tibetan attractions such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, etc. Besides the ancient buildings, natural scenery is also a major feature for travelers. With green lakes mirroring the blue sky, winding roads extending to the summits, and running rivers roaring into the valleys, Tibet has become a paradise of wild animals. In order to explore both traditional cultures and natural beauty in Tibet, we have planned a five days Lhasa tour for travelers. The journey starts from Lhasa city. After visiting some famous Tibetan attractions, you will visit the natural beauty - Yamdrok Lake.

Day One: Arrive in Lhasa

You will be welcomed by your tour guide as soon as you arrive at the Tibet train station or airport in Lhasa. Then, your tour guide will send you to your hotel immediately. Time is free for you after you check in the hotel. If you want to have a walk around Lhasa city, you can visit the square and take some photos. However, if you feel uncomfortable because of the high altitude sickness. You can have a rest in your hotel. In order to reduce the high altitude sickness, you should avoid fierce activities like running and jumping, avoid shower in case of catching a cold, and eat more fruits and vegetables.

Day Two: Lhasa Tour

Today, you will visit the Tibetan landmark - Potala Palace. As the winter palace for Dalai Lama in the past, Potala Palace is regarded as the most beautiful building with white-and-red walls and zigzag paths. At present, it has become a modern museum with numerous antiques. Walking into the palace, you will be stunned by the traditional beauty of Tibet. But you mustn’t take photos when visiting the palace.
Then, you will head to Jokhang Temple. For Buddhists, it is the holy place. When standing in front of the temple, you will see lots of pilgrims from remote areas seeking blessings from God. Here, you can visit the image of the Shakyamuni at the age of twelve. Around Jokhang Temple, there is a busy street called Barkhor Street. If you are interested in the traditional Tibetan goods, you can find them on this street. It’s very meaningful to buy them as souvenirs.

Day Three: Lhasa Tour

In the morning, your tour guide will take you to the charming Norbulingka. In the past, all Dalai Lamas used it as the summer palace. While at present, it has become a public park for travelers. Then, you will be driven to Drepung Monastery. It is crowned as the “Mother School of Dalai Lamas” because many Dalai Lamas studied here.

After lunch, you will visit another famous monastery - Sera Monastery where holds the famous Buddhism Debating. Then, you will be driven back to Lhasa to have a rest.

Day Four: From Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake

Today, you will leave for Yamdrok Lake from Lhasa. The whole distance between Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake is about one hundred and five kilometers. You will be stunned by the natural beauty of this lake.

Day Five: Leave from Lhasa

Today, your Tibet tour comes to an end. You will leave from Lhasa. Have a nice trip!

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