short tour of lhasa tibet

Short Lhasa Tour

Explore the capital of Tibet.

Our short Lhasa tour package gives you an opportunity to explore the capital of “Roof of the world” – Tibet. Tibet is one of the dream destinations among travel-loving people. Certainly, The major attraction of short Lhasa tour packages is three world heritage sites like The Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street. You traverse to the Drepung monastery. This monastery was a seat of the central government before the 5th Dalai Lama built the Potala Palace. Later, you may enjoy the Monks debate on the Buddhist doctrines in the Sera monastery.

The given 4 days Lhasa tour package can be customized upon your choice and preference. You can choose the upper category hotels for your luxury purpose. Similarly, you can go with the budget hotel options to save your travel expenses.

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Trip Facts

duration Duration 4 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty ? Easy
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code SLT
trip-code Start Point Lhasa
trip-start-point Trip End Point Lhasa
trip-accomodation Accomodation 2 Star Hotels
trip-meals Meals As Mentioned
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • Drepung Monastery.
  • Monks debate on Sera Monastery.
  • Potala Palace; winter palace of the Dalai Lama.
  • Jokhang Temple; spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet.

Trip Overview

Your short Lhasa tour starts with your arrival in Lhasa by flight. Our representative will meet you at Lhasa airport and transfer you to your hotel. On day two you visit Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Bakhor Street. Also, On this day, we will have a Tibetan dinner together. You will visit Drepung and Sera Monasteries on the third day. In the evening, you will explore the city by yourself and do some shopping. On the fourth day, we will farewell you from Lhasa with a bunch of memories in Tibet. 

Visit Lhasa to get wonderful insights into the culture, traditions and lifestyle of Lhasa. Lhasa trip provides an opportunity to learn about different practices. Also, natural spectrums are another beautiful part of this tour. Get indulge in this tour, and experience the astounding beauty of Tibet's autonomous region.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival in Lhasa

After arriving in Lhasa, a local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Acclimatize the high altitude in the hotel.

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Day 02

Lhasa Sightseeing

Potala Palace

The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site – Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It is situated at 12,139 feet above sea level. It is a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artefacts.

Jokhang Palace

Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual centre for Buddhists in Tibet. Next, to the temple, there is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewellery.

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Day 03

Lhasa Monasteries Sightseeing

Drepung Monastery

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery. It is one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416. Ganden palace was used as the Dalai Lama’s palace in Drepung before moving to the Potala Palace. 

Sera Monastery

In the afternoon, you visit Sera Monastery. It is also one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 – 5 in the afternoon.

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Day 04


We will transfer you to the airport or train station on time before your onward flight.

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Services Includes

  • All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese and Tibetan visa).
  • Private transportation with an experienced local driver during the tour.
  • Tourist bus/minibus/jeep transportation between airport/train station and hotel at the designated period of time.
  • Experienced local English speaking Tibetan private guide.
  • 3 nights of 3 star hotel twin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.B)
  • One welcome or welfare dinner in Tibet.
  • All admission fees of tourists sites listed in the itinerary.

Services Excludes

  • Kathmandu/Lhasa/Kathmandu flight ticket. 
  • Chinese visa if needed.
  • Lunches and Dinners are excluded.
  • Tips to the driver and tour guide.
  • Single room supplement if clients request a private room in a hotel.
  • Services that aren’t mentioned above. 
  • Tibet visa fee. ($85 for for rest of the world, $175 for US and Canadian citizen)

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4 Days from US$ 780
US$ 730 pp