Your arrival in Lhasa, will be greeted by local English speaking guide at airport or train station and offer traditional Tibetan Kada to welcome!
Then transfer to your hotel once our group member gather there. You will enjoy the spectacular scenery and the typical Tibetan villages on the way. Today we will just do little walk near by our hotel. Due to changes of altitude and temperature during night time will feel little altitude sickness but no worry just try to move your body and drink more water.
Stay overnight in Lhasa.
Attraction ; Drepung monastery, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street;
Today, we firstly go to the Drepung Monastery, which is one of the ‘Greatest Six , Gelug pa monasteries in Tibet. The monastery is founded by Jamyang Choejee in 1416. Drepung means heap of rice so it is located in a valley. Altitude over there is about 4000 m above sea level, today is our first day to challenges with high altitude so we advise you to walk slow and off courses keep drinking water. Also Candy are good.
Then after lunch, you will head to the Jokhang Temple. It is the center of the Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers, where innumerable pilgrims from all part of Tibet come for worship every day. Inside, you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, which is the most venerated object in Tibetan Buddhism. We believe this statue got bless from Buddha Shakyamuni before 2500 years.
After visiting the Jokhang Temple, you can explore the bustling markets of the Barkhor Street and watch the locals as the prostrate around the Jokhang Temple. You can also do kora with local pilgrims or buy some souvenirs there.
Stay overnight in Lhasa
Today we will visit the world famous Potala palace. The palace is about 1300 years old, found in 7th century during Dunpo religion. In Dunpo religion we have 42 King. And our brave 33rd King Songtsan Gampo build Potala palace, Jokang temple, Ramoche Temple also 9 other temples on the body of lay down demon to protect Tibet from natural disasters. We will need to clim up 136 m more from 3658 m, for that we will walk slow but water and other liquid things also key, small knife, nail cutter are not aloud. They will sell the water on the top. Remember candy are good. After lunch, drive to the edge of the town to visit Sera Monastery, which is another one of the ‘Great Six’ Gelug pa monasteries. The monastery is founded by Jamchen Choejee in 1419. The famous debate sessions of the monks in Sera monastery was created in 1419 and has been an important Buddhist seminary. Nowadays, the Monks debate is held at around 3-5 in the afternoon.
Stay overnight in Lhasa.
Our guide and driver will transfer you to the airport or train station. Wish our tour give you unfordable feelings
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