Lhasa is a city and administrative capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region in Southwest China. The main urban area of Lhasa is roughly equivalent to the administrative borders of Chengguan District, which is part of the wider Lhasa prefecture-level city, an area formerly administered as a prefecture.
Lhasa is the second most populous city on the Tibetan Plateau after Xining and Xinjiang, at an altitude of 3,490 metres (11,450 ft), Lhasa is one of the highest cities in the world. The city has been the religious and administrative capital of Tibet since the mid-17th century. It contains many culturally significant Tibetan Buddhist sites such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka Palaces.
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Top Lhasa Tours
|4 Days Best Lhasa Highlight Tour|
|Highlight:Experience the holy land of Lhasa from Chengdu by flight is suitable for those who want to take the Chengdu city excursion visit to Tibet. On this classic journey, you explore the best attractions of Lhasa in 4 days. During your journey to the capital city of Tibet, you’ll not only visit the most sacred landmarks of Tibet, but also enjoy the peaceful living style and devoted Buddhist atmosphere. Accompanied by a professional English tour guide in Lhasa and nearby area, enjoy the confortable transfer between each spots, entrance tickets for all the sites listed in the tour itinerary, meals and accommodation also included.|
|6 Days Lhasa Essence Tour with Countryside life Experience from Chengdu|
|Highlights:Getaway from Chengdu city to visit the Tibet region is an ideal trip to explore the clean land of China. Taking this 6 Days Lhasa Essence Tour will not only bring you to explore most highlight attractions in Lhasa, but you can also experience Tibetan rural life locally. Only visiting the magnificent monasteries and palaces in Lhasa city is not enough because you haven't seen the another beauty of Tibet - its nature. This tour offers both the cultural attractions and natural landscape. During the tour, you have enough time to visit the landmarks of Lhasa (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery...) and feast your eyes on the spectacular scenery and experience the countryside life in Tibet.|
|5 Days Best Lhasa Winter Tour with Yangpachen Hot Spring from Chengdu|
|Highlights:Visiting Tibet Region during your winter travel in China is a great extended trip from Chengdu. This tour is suitble for all the tourists who want to visit the main tourist sites in Lhasa from Chengdu by flight, like Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Bakor street, Drepung Monastery and Sera monastery. This is also a good seasons to enjoy a hot spring in Yangpachen in winter tour. The tour pacakge includes air ticket, tour guide service, private transfer, addmission fee, meals and hotels.|
|4 Days Most Recommended Lhasa Classic Tour|
|Highlight: Most people have a dream to seek for the plateau beauty and religious significance in Tibet. Our Chengduprivatetour Travel Agency offers the most convenient access to realize your dream. Join this 4 Days tour, dreams for you. For more information call +86 137-3541-1378 or email [email protected]|
What to see in Lhasa
|The Potala Palace||Jokhang Monestery|
|Barkor Street||Drepung Monastery|
|Sera Monastery||Namtso Lake|
Frenquetly Asked Questions on Planing Lhasa Tours
1.What are the most famous tourist attractions in and around Lhasa should be visited?
Lhasa is the capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region and there are lots of interesting places in Lhasa, such as Potala Palace ( it is the most famous landmark in Tibet and one of the UNESCO world heritage Sites); Jokhang Temple (it is one of the earliest constructions in Tibet); Bargor Street, it is a flourishing street and the oldest street in Tib, the street are stores and groceries selling light industry products and handicrafts made by locals or Nepal makers; Drepung Monastery & Ganden Monastery, both of them are the famous monasteries in Tibet.
2. How can I make a reservation for your southwest China tour with Lhasa?
Firstly, you should send us a tour inquiry via email about the tour package that you interested, our travel consultant will get reply back to you with the tour itinerary and quotation soonest. Once confirmed, we require you pay the deposit for the tour to ensure the booking with us and for us to book the hotel, train tickets and other tour item. You can pay the remain balance anytime before your tour starts. Last but not least, we need your passport & China Visa for us to obtain the Tibet Travel Permit at least 15 days ahead of your travel time.
3. I want to visit Mount Everest, could you advise how to get to Mount Everest from Lhasa?
The road distance between Lhasa and mount Everest is about 700KM, it takes about 14 hours of driving, you should plan 3-4 days to visit the Mount Everest from Lhasa. As for the western travelers, you should travel with a local travel agency to go around Tibet, so you need to book the package with it. They will arrange the tour accordingly, you will be picked up by your guide & driver from your hotel in Lhasa, then drive you to Mount Everest.
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