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Tibet Local Life Experience

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa.

The guide will meet you at Konggar Airport, and transfer you to Lhasa city with about 1 1/2 hours' driving (100km). On the way, you'll get greeted by Nie Tang Budda – a Budda image engraved in the mountain face. After arrive in Lhasa, rest and acclimatize. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 02: Lhasa.

Full day city tour of The Potala Palace, The most imposing attraction in Lhasa. One of architectural wonders of the world contains 13 storeys tall and thousands of rooms. Continue to visit the Jokhang Temple. It is 1300 years old and is one of Tibet's holiest shrines. It was built to commemorate the marriage of the the Tang princess Wencheng to King Songtsen Gampo, and houses a pure gold statue of the Buddha Sakyamuni brought to Tibet by the princess. Finish the day with a visit to Barkhor Street. It is essentially a pilgrim circuit that proceeds clockwise around the periphery of the Jokhang Temple. It is also a hive of market activity, an astounding pilgrim jamboree, and a wonderful introduction to Tibet. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 03: Lhasa

Full day city tour of Sera Monastery which is about 5km north of Lhasa, Sera Monastery was founded in 1419 by a disciple of Tsongkhapa. Sera, Drepung and Ganden Monasteries functioned as the three "pillars of the Tibetan state", Drepung Monastery that is 7km weat of Lhasa, dates back to the early 15th century. In its time it was the largest of Tibet's monastic towns and , some maintian, the largest monastery in the world. Continue to visit Norbulingka - "Jeweled Garden". It was constructed as a summer palace for the Dalai Lama and later served the whole governmental administration, and visit The Carpet Factory. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 04: Departure Tibet

Leave Lhasa. Pack your luggage and get ready for leaving. The guide will transfer you to the airport, and help you board the plane. Say goodbye to Tibet and fly out.

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