5 Day Lhasa & Yamdrok Lake


Our 5 day private tour from Lhasa sightseeings tour is perfect for those who have a smaller budget, yet still want a high quality tour of Tibet. Despite being priced for budget travelers, 3 of your 3 nights in Tibet are Shambhala Palace,located in the heart of Lhasa city with many great reviews in Trip Advisor, Tibetan-owned hotels. We pride ourselves on being the only travel agency in Tibet that offers high-qualityality hotels for a budget-priced group tour! In addition, we use expert English-speaking Tibetan guides who are there to help you learn more about the uniqueness of Tibet’s culture and religion. This journey will start by exploring the holy city of Lhasa. You will see the main Buddhist sites in the city including Jokhang Temple, Ramoche Temple, Sera Monastery and the Potala Palace.  You will also be able to explore the Old Town of Lhasa and rub shoulders with some of the thousands of pilgrims who are here each day. Altogether, you will spend 4 nights in Lhasa. Next, you will have 1 day tour outside of Lhasa city to Yamdrok lake, on the 5th day transferred to the Lhasa airport or train station. This will be an amazing journey that will allow you to see main sightseeing inside Lhasa. Please e mail us for detail information. info@tibettravelers.com

Tour Type: 5-Day Private Tour

Group Size: Depend On Travelers

Tour Duration: 5 Days

Price: Depend On Season

    • All travel permits for Tibet
    • English speaking Tibetan tour guide
    • Pick up and drop off by airport bus
    • All transportation in Tibet per itinerary, a vehicle for the trip outside of Lhasa, taxis inside Lhasa
    • Vehicle tolls and Vehicle repairs(if necessary)
    • All administrative fees
    • All meals and accommodations for your guide
    • All lodging listed in the itinerary
    • Breakfast each morning
    • Entrance fees for the places listed in the itinerary 
    • One time welcome meal for the group
    • One box of mineral water plus shared 
    • Oxygen tank in the car
    • Transportation costs to and from Tibet
    • Chinese visa fees and passport fees
    • Lunch and dinner
    • Personal expenses (laundry, photography fees, souvenirs etc)
    • Tips to the driver and guide

Day1. Arrive To Lhasa


You will be met at the Lhasa airport or train station by your Tibetan guide and transferred to the hotel, elevation 3600 meters. You can then explore the nearby Old Town of Lhasa and the markets lining Barkhor Square.

Overnight at 4-star Tashinota hotel  

Day2. Lhasa


After breakfast, you will visit the Jokhang, the holiest Buddhist temple in all of the Himalaya. Each day, many thousands of Buddhist pilgrims come here to worship. Many have traveled well over a thousand kilometers by foot to see this 1400-year-old temple. After lunch, you will visit the 600-year-old huge monastery complex of Sera. While at Sera, you watch the monks engage in entertaining Buddhist philosophical debates. In the evening, you will have free time to wander around the Old Town on your own.

Overnight at 4-star Tashinota hotel (B)=breakfast

Day3. Lhasa


Today you will start your day by visiting the massive 1000 room Potala Palace, the most iconic building in Tibet. You will work your way up the steps of the Potala and then go through the most important rooms in this famous UNESCO site. After lunch, you will explore another one of Tibet’s important monasteries. Ramoche Temple is famous across Tibet for the 8 years old statue of Buddha Shakyamuni and is a great place to observe Local Tibetans. In the late afternoon and evening, you will have free time to explore Lhasa on your own or do some souvenir shopping.

Overnight at 4-star Tashinota hotel (B)=breakfast

Day4. Lhasa Yamdrok Lake Lhasa


You will travel from Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake, one of Tibet’s holiest and most beautiful lakes. Yamdrok Lake sits at 4450m and is an amazing turquoise color. On the way to the lake we will be driving near the Yarlung Tsangpo river and also lots of small villages along the way. After driving about 90km then we will drive through the Gambala pass (4900m) See the view of the lake Yamdrok and drive down till the lake, Spend lots of time hike around and then drive back to Lhasa. 

Overnight at 4-star Tashinota hotel (B)=breakfast

Day5. Depart Lhasa


In the morning, you will be transferred to the Lhasa airport or train station.

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