Classic Lhasa and Yamdrok Lake Tour

5 days

Trip Details

This 5-day classic Lhasa tour will take you to explore the Tibetan plateau.  You will be visiting Potala palace, Jokhang temple, Barkhorstreet, Sera Monastery, beautiful lake Yamdrok, and different parts of the inner Tibet.  This will be one of the memorable trips where you will be visiting the cultural as well as natural aspects.  You will witness the monks praying chants and tourists exploring different parts of the town.


  • Arrive in Lhasa

    This is the first day here. It is good to reach Lhasa in the morning time, so that you can acclimatize to avoid altitude sickness. You will be transferred to the hotel here in Lhasa where you will rest for a while and in the free afternoon time, you will explore the local area and markets. Little chit chat with the local people is always good, especially to know about the culture and lifestyle of the local people. We will spend some time here and return back to our hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Lhasa Sightseeing. Visit Norbulingka, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

    After breakfast, we will first visit Norbulingka. It used to be the summer palace for the Dalai Lama in Tibet, but now, it is opened as a park to visit. This park has different varieties of plants. It is always good to start a day with the fresh air. We will stroll around the park for a while. Later on, we will drive for about 15 minutes to reach DrepungMonasery, which is built on the top of the hill. You will be climbing a flight of stairs to reach up. Upon reaching at the top, you will enter in the monastery where there are different paintings, arts, and idols of Buddha. You will also see the monks chanting prayers. We will explore the area for the while and then return to reach Sera Monastery. Here you will see many monks teaching and learning methods. The main method is debating. You will have an access to view this debate, which is actually way of teaching. You will see monks doing hand moments and chanting. This is the unique way of teaching and learning that you will see here in this monastery. Spend some time there and then we will return back to our hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Lhasa Sightseeing. Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street

    After breakfast, we will visit the Jokhang Temple. You will see many devotees coming here for the prayers. One interesting things you can do here is write your wish and then hang this wish to the wish on a prayer flag on the pillar. It is believed that your wish will be fulfilled after this. There is golden statue of the Buddha which was taken there by Princess Wencheng from Tang Dynasty. After visiting this place, we will now visit BarkhorStree, which is just back to the Jokhang temple. We will circumambulate in the clockwise direction and join other pilgrims while circumambulating. You will see many shops during this visit. After this, we will visit one of the popular monuments here in Tibet, Potala Palace. You will be climbing some 360 steps to get inside the palace. This palace has served as a winter place of Dalai Lama. Paintings, murals, and statues are well preserved in this palace. It is one of the finest architectural masterpieces here in Tibet. It has 1000 rooms, 10,000 shrines, and 200,000 statues. As it is not possible to visit all the rooms, we will visit few rooms and return back to our hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Visit Yamdork Lake (4500 m).

    After breakfast, we will drive for about 2 to 3 hours to reach Yamdork Lake which is the holy lake here in Tibet. If the weather is good enough, we will get the beautiful view of the blue lake and the surrounding mountains and hills. You will see different migratory birds here during this trip. It covers about 638 sq. km. area. This calm fresh water lake will help to cool your mind and body. We will spend some hour exploring this area and then drive back to our hotel. We will do some shopping here to take back as a souvenir to your friends and families. If time allows, we will explore some other nearby places here. Return back to hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel

  • Departure

    This is our last day here in Tibet. After breakfast, our agent will take you to airport to connect you to your flight.


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