Lhasa Tour: 4 Nights/5 Days

Lhasa Tour: 4 Nights/5 Days
Lhasa Tour: 4 Nights/5 Days
Lhasa Tour: 4 Nights/5 Days
At a Glance
Duration5 Days
Trip GradeModerate
Maximum Altitude3650m
Group Size2 to 20
Travel StyleTour
Best TimeSeptember to November and March to May

Lhasa tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the ancient Buddhist culture and discover the hidden gems of Tibet, an autonomous region of China. This exclusive tour package is tailored to begin and end in Kathmandu, Nepal. Lhasa, the second largest city in Tibet, is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and rich cultural heritage, making it a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a blend of cultural and natural wonders. Lhasa, known as the capital of Tibet and the spiritual heart of the kingdom, derives its name from the phrase "land of God." Situated in southwest China, Lhasa stands as the highest city in the world and is a renowned destination for travelers globally. This city not only boasts administrative significance but also houses a wealth of cultural treasures, including ancient monasteries, temples, and palaces such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhar Street. Visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the fascinating lives of local Tibetans and Tibetan monks, guided by our knowledgeable local leaders. Whether exploring the essence of Tibetan culture in downtown Lhasa, embarking on countryside adventures, or trekking through scenic landscapes and tranquil sacred lakes in the vicinity, our diverse tour options and personalized services ensure an unforgettable experience in Lhasa.


  • Commence and conclude the journey in Kathmandu
  • Enjoy a picturesque flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa and return via the same route
  • Visit the iconic Potala Palace, symbolizing the spiritual and temporal authority of Tibet and the residence of the Dalai Lama
  • Explore the Norbulingka Palace, the summer retreat of the Dalai Lama
  • Discover the sacred Jokhang Temple, one of Tibet's most revered religious sites
  • Wander around Barkhor Square, the vibrant heart of Lhasa and the main path for spinning prayer wheels
  • Visit the Drepung Monastery, a renowned institution with a history of housing 10,000 monks
  • Experience the serene beauty of Lake Namtso, Tibet's holiest and largest lake.

Experience the wonders of Tibet with our Lhasa Tour, carefully designed to provide you with an unforgettable and efficient exploration. Our team of experts ensures that your dream of visiting this enchanting region becomes a reality. Commencing with a breathtaking scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, this tour caters to travelers arriving from various parts of China as well. Known as the Holy Lhasa Cultural Tour, it offers a unique opportunity to delve into the timeless culture of Lhasa and discover the natural splendor of Namtso Lake. Immerse yourself in the Tibetan way of life, art, and architectural marvels during the 4 nights and 5 days of this remarkable journey. The tour encompasses must-visit attractions such as the iconic Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Norbulinka Palace, and Barkhor Square. Upon completion of the tour, you have the flexibility to return to Kathmandu or any other desired destination within China.


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Upon arrival in Lhasa, whether by train or flight, our friendly Tibetan guide will greet you with a Khada, the traditional Tibetan ceremonial scarf, and extend warm blessings. Subsequently, the guide and driver will transport you to your downtown Lhasa hotel. Take in the breathtaking views of the Yarlung Tsangpo River/Brahmaputra River), the longest and largest river in Tibet, as well as the Lhasa River. After settling into your hotel, take some time to rest and acclimatize to the high altitude. In the afternoon or evening, your guide will meet you with traditional Tibetan gifts, offer travel instructions, and introduce your group members. Enjoy your overnight stay in Lhasa.

Max. Altitude: 3650m/11972ftMeal: Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

After having breakfast, your first destination will be the Potala Palace, where you will have the opportunity to admire a breathtaking panoramic view of the Lhasa Old Town. Inside the palace, you will delve into the fascinating lives and stories of the Dalai Lamas throughout history, as well as discover the remarkable treasures it houses. Among the most precious collections of the Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and the meditation cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. Once you have explored the palace, your next stop will be Longwangtan Park, located at the foot of the Potala Palace. Here, you can admire the majestic Potala Palace from a different perspective and immerse yourself in local Tibetan folk activities. after the tour back to the Hotel

Max. Altitude: 3650m/11972ftMeal: Breakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

On the second day Lhasa Tour, you will go to the heart of Tibetan religion - the Jokhang Temple. Inside the temple, you will have the opportunity to witness the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve. Outside, you will witness pilgrims prostrating themselves before the Jokhang Temple. Surrounding the temple is Barkhor Street, where you can join pilgrims and locals in performing kora (a religious circle around a building or mountain) and explore the vibrant old market. To conclude your day, your guide will take you to one of the liveliest indoor Tibetan tea houses in Lhasa. Here, you can savor traditional Tibetan sweet tea while engaging with local Tibetans, as your guide imparts insights into Tibetan social dynamics and daily life.

During the third day of the Lhasa Tour, after enjoying breakfast, you will have the opportunity to explore the stunning Namsto Lake, which is considered the holiest and largest lake in the area. Following the tour, you will head back to Lhasa City.

Max. Altitude: 4,718 m/15,479 ftMeal: Brerakfast, Lunch and DinnerAccommodation: Hotel

Kindly ensure you confirm your departure flight or train information with our guide ahead of time. Our guide will then accompany you to the airport or train station. Thank you for selecting Himalayan Trekking Path, and we look forward to welcoming you back to Tibet in the future.

Cost Details
  • Lhasa arrival and departure options (Gonggar airport or train station)
  • Twin- sharing room accommodation in a hotel
  • Daily breakfast provided
  • Sightseeing entrance fees included
  • English-speaking Tibetan guide
  • Private and comfortable transportation
  • Tibet travel permit provided
  • Tax and Company Fees 
  • Lunch and dinner are not provided throughout the entire tour.
  • Your flight ticket or train ticket to and from Lhasa is not included.
  • Personal expenses, equipment, tipping, and bar bills are not covered.