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Lhasa Tours

Lhasa tours will take you to the amazing capital of the Tibet. Known as the holy land, Lhasa is an important center of Tibetan politics, economy, culture, and religion. Lhasa is a unique travel destination situated in the northern flanks of the Himalayas and in the valley of Lhasa River, covering a total area of 441 square kilometers. The city has also been nicknamed the "Sunshine City", with 3021 hours' sun shines a year. It is 3,658 high in altitude with a population of 130,000. The tour to Lhasa provides visitors a splendid history of more than 1,300 years through the city’s ancient palaces, temples and monasteries. Travel to Lhasa is now very convenient and easily accessible via flights and trains from large cities of China. Most tourists would like to head straight for the barkhor district of Lhasa as its the best place for cheap accomodation, good food and also the best place to get in touch with other travellers to organise trips. We kindly provide budget and customized Lhasa tours to people who travel either in group or independently. The travel to Lhasa will be your memorable experience of lifetime.

Lhasa Tour Attractions

Details.. Potala Palace

The Potala Palace is a magnificent building situated on the top of Marpo Ri Hill (also called Red Hill) in the center of Lhasa city, widely recognized as the symbol of Lhasa and th...

Details.. Jokhang Temple

Jokhang Temple is located at the center of the ancient city of Lhasa, first constructed in the seventh century (647A.D.) during the time of the Tubo King Strontsan Gampo. In order ...

Details.. Barkhor Street

Barkhor Street is the oldest street in Lhasa located in the old area of Lhasa City, surrounding the Jokhang Temple. There are four circumambulations in Lhasa, Langkuo, Bakuo (Barkh...

Details.. Sera Monastery

The Sera Monastery, located in the northern suburb of Lhasa City, is one of the 'great three' Gelug Sect's monasteries in Lhasa along with the Drepung Monastery and the Ganden Mona...

Details.. Norbulingka Park

Norbulingka Park, located in the western suburb of Lhasa City, at the bank of the Kyichu River, is the Tibetan counterpart to the Qing emperor's Summer Palace in Beijing. Norbuling...

Details.. Ganden Monastery

Ganden Monastery, the greatest and the oldest of the six Gelug Sect's monasteries, is regarded as one of "the three principal monasteries in Lhasa" along with the Drepung Monastery...

Details.. Drepung Monastery

The Drepung Monastery, regarded as one of the "Three Greatest Monasteries" (the other two are the Ganden Monastery and the Sera Monastery), was built in 1416 by Gyavang Chugve, the...

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Question:I'm planning on a travel to Lhasa in next June and would like to see major monasteries and the Potala Palace there. Also, we are traveling with our 11-year-old son prefer not to travel with a group. Could you provide us with a private guide that can help us through Lhasa?

Answer:We are glad to provide you with excellent Lhasa travel service with a private guide. Please check the trial itinerary in your email. Welcome to view updated Lhasa travel information on our site.

Question:Hello, Here is two Finnish sisters who would love to travel by train from Beijing to Lhasa in October. We are low-budget travellers and we need the permit to enter Tibet. We don′t like to travel in a big group but we understand that we can not come there independently. Could you please help us by telling what is an travel agency which wouldn′t be too expensive? Thank you.

Answer:Glad to hear from you and we would like to help you customize a private Lhasa travel package with Tibet permit. Please understand that travelling to Tibet itself is expensive, either you choose join in a group or travel solo. As an experienced travel company dealing with Lhasa travel, we have made you an itinerary with the best price we can offer. Hope it will meet your approval.

Question:Hello, Here is two Finnish sisters who would love to travel by train from Beijing to Lhasa in October. We are low-budget travellers and we need the permit to enter Tibet. We don′t like to travel in a big group but we understand that we can not come there independently. Could you please help us by telling what is an travel agency which wouldn′t be too expensive? Thank you.

Answer:Glad to hear from you and we would like to help you customize a private Lhasa travel package with Tibet permit. Please understand that travelling to Tibet itself is expensive, either you choose join in a group or travel solo. As an experienced travel company dealing with Lhasa travel, we have made you an itinerary with the best price we can offer. Hope it will meet your approval.