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Explore Lhasa Tour (5 Days)

Price From
$ 945 USD
5

Days

Attraction

    • Sightseeing in Lhasa, (former home of the Dalai Lama)
    • World Heritage Site of Potala Palace
    • Panoramic Himalayan views
    • Norbulinka Palace,Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Street
    • Summer Palace of Dalai Lama, Sera Monastery
    • Ganden Monastery
    • Drepung Monastery ( The Biggest of the three Gelukpa university monasteries, the other two being Sera and Ganden)

This 4-Night-Five-Day Tibet Fly in and Fly out Tour offers you a lifetime breathtaking experiences in a pretty short time. Tibet, one of the richest locations for culture, history, tradition and heritage sites in the world, abounds in modern to ancient monasteries, temples and caves. Lhasa 4-Night-Five-Day Tour starts after Kathmandu to Lhasa flight. After arriving at Lhasa airport, you will visit major places the city. It is a short journey to the ancient Tibetan capital of Lhasa so as to explore its rich culture. A short period though Satori Adventures will try to provide you with an opportunity to visit as many places as possible. This trip is suitable for those visitors who have limited time and still love to explore Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan and India. We include to the Jokhang, the Norbulingka (the Summer Palace of the Dalai Lama), and the famous Potala Palace with side trips to the nearby monasteries of Ganden, Drepung, Sera and Tsurpu.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please contact us by email. If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: 00977-98511-67236

Important Note

If above program itinerary that don't suit to you and wish to modify above itinerary then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary especially for you. It is also possible to combines above trip with Jungle safari, rafting, Mountain flight or with any travel plans, just shares your interested with us. We will design and arrange your holiday accordingly.

Morning you will fly for about an hour over the panoramic Himalayan Ranges to the capital of Tibet. “Lhasa”. Lhasa at an altitude of 3,650 Mt, is situated on the north bank of Kyichu River. Lhasa in Tibetan means “Place of the Gods”, the residence of the Dalai Lama., on arrival you will be met by the local representative and transferred to your respective hotel. (60 km/1hr). Full rest in the afternoon to acclimatize. Overnight at hotel in Lhasa.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel

LUNCH

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOURS

SIGNAL

After breakfast proceed for full day sightseeing of Potala Palace, and & Norbulinka. Potala Palace, this legendary palace built atop a single hill is synonymous with Tibet by the first foremost king Songtsen Gompa. Norbulingka meaning ‘Treasure Park’ covers an area of around 360000 sq. m. and is considered to be the biggest man made garden in Tibet.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel

LUNCH

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOURS

SIGNAL

After breakfast full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Market. Sera Monastery, 5 Kms north of Lhasa, Sera setting is one of Lhasa’s prettiest monasteries. Once a community of more than 5,000 monks resided here and was virtually extinguished by the Chinese. Jokhang Temple, situated in the heart of Old Lhasa, it houses Tibet’s most precious religious relic, a golden Shakyamuni Buddha which was brought as a gift by the Chinese Princess Wen Cheng on the occasion of her wedding to the Tibetan King, Songtsen Gompo. Barkhor Market place, which is the religious and social focus of Lhasa.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel

LUNCH

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOURS

SIGNAL

After breakfast, visit Tibetan Medical Institute. Afternoon free for shopping or other activities on your own.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel

LUNCH

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOURS

SIGNAL

You will be then transferred to airport to connect return flight.

ACCOMMODATION

Hotel

LUNCH

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

HOURS

SIGNAL

Price Includes

  • Assistance at the International airport by A One Treks representative on arrival and departure as per provided flight details.
  • 4/5 days request hotel accommodations in Tibet on bed and Breakfast basis.
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides during the Trip period as per Itinerary.
  • Schedule Flight Tickets from Kathmandu- Lhasa-Kathmandu sector for members.
  • Request mode of transportation from in Tibet Lhasa (Jeep, Van or Bus as per group size).
  • Experienced, Trained, Government Licensed,tour guide as per group size.
  • Monastery entrance fee, road permit.
  • Tibet visa and Travel Permit.
  • English speaking Tibetan Guide.
  • Our service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes.

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet “except farewell dinner in Kathmandu “.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, ( we have on arrival service except 15 nationality)
  • Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
  • Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internets.
  • All kind of Personal Expenses.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs for involved trekking staff.
  • Natural or political disturbance which beyond our control.

Accommodation and Meals

We will be staying at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu, tea houses during the trek and tents for climbing. All accommodations are on twin shared basis.Breakfast will be served in Kathmandu and Pokhara and all meals will be served in Chitwan and during the trek. Breakfast will be taken in the same place we stay for the night. Similar arrangements can also be made for dinner. Lunch will be taken en route to the next destination(s). There will also be welcome and farewell dinners hosted by A One Treks.

Acclimatization

The higher the altitude, the less oxygen there is in the air. Our body needs a few days to acclimatize to this less-oxygen environment. During this tour we will be staying in Lhasa for 4 nights in a row which will give us plenty of time for acclimatization. However, Himalayan Glacier still recommends its guest(s), especially those with known heart or lung or blood diseases to consult their doctor before traveling. Mild headaches, fever, loss of appetite or stomach disorders are all symptoms of AMS.

Visa & Entry Procedures

We A One Treks would like to assist you in making your Tibet tour an adventure of a lifetime as well as trouble free. Therefore, please visit this page for information on Tibet entry procedures and other things you should know about before travelling to Tibet.

Best Seasons

Spring (April and May), summer (June, July and August) and autumn (September, October and November) are the best seasons for Explore Lhasa Tour. We can also equally enjoy this trip during winter months but it may get a bit cold.

Equipment’s & Packing List

The following basic equipment check list should help you with your packing. Please remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

Documents
The documents provided below are a must and should be with you at all times.

  • Valid passport
  • Medical insurance card(s)
  • Address book
  • Airline tickets, e-tickets, etc.
  • Passport size photographs (minimum 4)
  • All necessary permit(s)
  • We recommend that you make copies of your passport, visas, permits, airline tickets/schedule, travelers check numbers, etc. Leave a copy with someone at home and put another copy in a separate place in your luggage.

    Clothing
    In Tibet, the weather is cool during summer (with cold winds) and excruciatingly cold in winter. Since you will not be staying in one place for long, consider carrying warm, lightweight, hand-washable and quick-drying clothes.

  • Sweater, jacket, windbreaker
  • A pair of shorts, mid-thigh or longer
  • Long pants (zip-off pants are very useful)
  • T-shirts and long-sleeved shirts
  • Undergarments (optimum supply)
  • Sport bras for women (roads can be bumpy)
  • Rain jackets and pants
  • A warm cap and a sun hat with brim and chin strap
  • Bandanna or scarf
  • Belt
  • Pajamas
  • Decent swim suit
  • Comfortable and sturdy shoes (if possible waterproof)
  • Tennis shoes or sandals
  • Comfortable, breathable socks (“Smart wool” or “Thorlos” are both excellent)
  • Toiletries

  • Soap, shampoo (2-in-1 shampoo with conditioner is preferable instead of carrying a separate conditioner bottle)
  • Shaving items
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Hairbrush, comb, mirror, nail clippers
  • Wet-wipes
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sun-block lotion (at least SPF 15)
  • Facial tissue
  • Lip balm with sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Small towel
  • Toilet paper
  • Q-tips
  • Tampons and sanitary napkins
  • Sewing kit
  • Baggage
  • Duffel bag or a suitcase
  • Day pack bag for daily activities and easy access
  • Waterproof plastic bags or zip-lock bags (Plastic garbage bags are useful to protect sleeping bags, etc. from wet weather, and zip-lock bags are useful for storage in dusty/wet environments)
  • Electronics

  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Camera, lenses, filters, memory disks (you will not be able to download)
  • Video camera, tapes
  • Tripod
  • Batteries (extra batteries are always a good idea)
  • GPS
  • Alarm clock
  • iPod, MP3 player
  • Calculator (for currency conversion) or calculator app
  • Battery chargers, plugs
  • Note: It’s always a good idea to keep electronics warm and dry, so storing them in sealed water-proof bags is recommended. Also, note that the electrical current in Tibet is 220v, AC 50 Hz. There are numerous different plug types used in Tibet, so it might be easier to purchase an adapter once you get there.

    Medical supplies/ First Aid
    Take an adequate supply of any prescription medication(s) you use regularly and consult your doctor before the trip. Most over-the-counter medicines are available in Lhasa but are more difficult to obtain outside of urban areas.

  • Ibuprofen or aspirin
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Iron supplements (for women)
  • Disinfectant, antiseptic cream, antibiotic ointment
  • Band-Aids/plasters
  • Gauze bandages and tape
  • Throat lozenges
  • Vitamin supplements (available in Lhasa but of lower quality and dosage)
  • Anti-histamines
  • Ace bandage
  • Malaria pills (consult your doctor)
  • Anti-biotics (consult your doctor)
  • Water-purification tablets
  • Bottled mineral water and thermoses of boiled water are available for purchase everywhere throughout Tibet. However, water-purification tablets can be useful during excursions.
  • Steripen
  • Water filter
  • Iodine or chlorine dioxide purification tablets
  • Miscellaneous Items

  • Good UV protection sunglasses with straps (this is very important against strong high-altitude sun)
  • Eyeglasses or contacts and plenty of cleaning solution (carrying extra eyeglasses is recommended)
  • Binoculars
  • Swiss knife
  • Notebook (small size recommended), pencil and pen
  • Playing cards, games, books, frisbee, football, kite
  • Energy bars, hard candy, snacks, and comfort foods
  • Cash, travelers checks, credit cards ($500 or more in cash and/or travelers checks, including some small U.S., Euros, or local currency)
  • Money belt (waterproof is best)
  • Maps, guidebooks
  • Umbrella, particularly useful in the rainy season
  • Salt and pepper for bland food, flavoring for coffee or water
  • Water bottles and Camelback (useful on bumpy roads)
  • Important Note:

    Your health and safety are always major concern while traveling with A One Treks. Please note that your leader/guide has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure leads to travel in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deflect from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary.
    The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be adjustable if required.