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The magical journey to Tibet will take you through the old city streets of Barkhor, remarkable architectural wonders of Potala Palace, stunning natural landscapes of Yamdrok Tso Lake and unique cultures of the happiest Tibetans in the world. This 5-day tour package will surely be a feast for the eyes, peace for the senses and joy to the spirit to explore for any first timer or seasoned traveler.


About This Trip

Price: From 1,130 USD  / per person
Best time to visit: Summer
Experience: Hiking, Natural, Culture, Adventure


Tour Highlights
  • Lhasa City Tour
  • Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake
  • Explore world heritage site Potala Palace



Private car: All transfers mention in the itinerary.
Entrance fees: All admission fees and activity expenses as noted in the itinerary.
English Speaking guide: Professional guide will accompany you along your trip.
Hotel with breakfast: All accommodations are based on double-occupancy and including breakfast.



Gratuities: Tips for guides and drivers are not included.
Personal expenses: Meals, travel insurance or activities not mention in the itinerary.
Airplane Transport: International or domestic flights and excess baggage charge.


The private tour could be fully customizable based on your preference. Please feel free to chat with our travel constants, they are here to support you!


Day 1: Welcome to Tibet

The first day in Tibet is all about getting some relaxation after your flight. You will be picked up from the airport and escorted to your hotel so you can get some rest in readiness for the busy days ahead.

  • Pick up from the airport and drive to hotel.
  • Arrive at hotel for rest and relaxation.

Day 2: City Exploration

The second day is all about exploring the Lhasa City. The whole day will spend on visiting ancient temples and monasteries walking around the famous Barkhor Street to explore Tibetan religious practices.

  • Pick up from the airport and drive to Barkhor Street.
  • Experience the religious atmosphere in the symbol of Lhasa City, Barkhor Street.
  • Firsthand experience of what Tibetan lunch is like.
  • Visit Jokhang Temple, which means "House of Buddha" and the holiest destination for all Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims. Legend says the temple was built on top of a filled in lake to counteract evil forces.
  • Head to Sera Monastery, a magnificent monastery with many things to see from scriptures written in gold powder to beautiful murals.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 3: Grand Wonders

The third day is all about looking around the previous residence of the Dalai Lamas as well as the beautiful summer palace. A stop into the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism is as well incorporated for the day.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Potala Palace.
  • Explore Potala Palace, once the home of the Dalai Lama and now a museum listed as a world heritage site.
  • Head to Drepung Monastery, one of the 3 Great monasteries fr its impressive white construction similar to a heap of rice.
  • Stop for lunch
  • Drop by the Norbulingka Summer Palace, the largest manmade garden used to be the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 4: Tibetan Nature

The fourth day is all about easy breezy Tibet. The only event is a visit to the beautiful Yamdrok Tso Lake and appreciating the scenery that you will behold dearly during this visit.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to Yamdrok Tso Lake.
  • Visit Yamdrok Tso Lake, one of the three largest sacred lakes surrounded by snow-capped mountains and a stunning scenery.
  • Transfer to hotel.

Day 5: Goodbye Tibet

The last day is all about sending you off the airport in due time for your flight, hoping you enjoyed the last 4 days of exploring Tibet and its important landmarks to the maximum with us.

  • Pick up from hotel and drive to airport.
  • Arrive in airport for the flight back home.

Tour Location

Shangri-La Lhasa Hotel

Only 2,300 feet from Norbulingka and Tibet Museum (Lhasa), Shangri-La Hotel offers guests comfy stay with guestrooms overlooking the majestic mountains, modern and well-equipped facilities like an oxygen lounge, a variety of activities and 4 on-site restaurants. Free Wi-Fi is provided throughout the property.
  • 5-star
  • Decorated in Tibetan style, all rooms offer mountain views
  • An indoor swimming pool, a fitness center, a sauna and massage service are all provided
  • 4 Restaurants On Site
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport 57 km

The St. Regis Lhasa Resort

Reside in timeless splendor in the ancient Barkhor area of Lhasa. At 3,680 meters above sea level, The St. Regis Lhasa Resort sits at the legendary “Roof of the World,” overlooking the wondrous Tibetan landscape and the magnificence of the Potala Palace.Be seduced by an unfolding series of delightful moments in three remarkable restaurants and intriguing wine bar. Experience healing Tibetan treatments in the splendid Iridium Spa and bask in the warmth of sparkling Golden Energy Pool.
  • 5-star
  • 205 guest rooms, spacious villas, and suites
  • A travel desk can assist in organizing trips, booking tickets or car hire
  • 3 restaurants at the St. Regis Hotel
  • Regis Butler Service is available any time, day or night
Traffic Instructions
  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport 60 km

Holiday Inn Express Lhasa Potala Square

Featuring a shared lounge, Holiday Inn Express Lhasa Potala Square is located in Lhasa. Popular points of interest around the property include Ramoche Temple and Zongjiao Lukang Park.
  • 4-star
  • Some rooms with a mountain view
  • A buffet or gluten-free breakfast is available
  • 24-hour front desk
Traffic Instructions
  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport 57 km

House Of Shambhala

Featuring delicately furnished guest rooms, House of Shambahala offers Tibetan-style accommodations in Lhasa. Free WiFi is accessible in public areas. Potala Palace is 1.2 mi from the property. Norbulingka is 2.7 mi from House of Shambahala. Lhasa Railway Station is a 26-minute drive away. Lhasa Gonggar Airport is 1 hour and 10 minutes' drive away.
  • 3-star
  • The rooftop restaurant serves local delicacies and views of the The Potala Palace
  • The on-site restaurant serves delicious cuisine
  • 24-hour front desk
  Traffic Instructions
  • Lhasa Gonggar Airport 61 km

Terms & Conditions
  • Should you cancel at outside 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, the cost of tour package is refundable.
  • Should you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
  • Should you cancel after the trip has started, we are unable to refund any amount for cancelled services due to late arrival, early departure, missed days during the tours and non-participation.
Please Note
  1. Should you wish to book this tour, please send your holiday request to us in the website or contact info@expatsholidays.com for reservations. We also customize itineraries according to your schedule and liking.
  2. The above tour package includes the listed itinerary and excludes flight tickets, train tickets and hotel booking.
  3. We can also book your flights and hotel accommodation.
  4. We can definitely help you find great deals for International and Local Flights and Hotels within and outside China.
  5. Please note that the cancellation and booking policy of flight tickets and hotel bookings are to be sent to you separately.
  6. We offer Visa Services and Assistance according to you needs.
  7. For other travel requirements such as Ski Package, Diving, Weddings - please contact our Hotline:(+86)187-2197-8867.
  8. To take advantage of the best rates and the best travel options, we highly recommend to secure the booking at least 60 days from the first date of travel.