4 Days Lhasa Tour Experience Recommendation

What do you see in a 4 days tour of Lhasa? Most travel agencies have 3 nights 4 days tour covering Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor streets, and few more other monasteries or temples. here let Tibet local guide travel service present you the unique Lhasa Classic Four-Days Tour. The Best Season: June-October and this is great for foreign travelers who travel Tibet for the first time.

Lhasa 4 days tour Itinerary details Route overview

D1 Potala Palace (3 hours) → Zongjiao Lukang Park (1 hour) → Jokhang Temple (1.5 hours) → Barkhor Street (2 hours)
D2 Drepung Monastery (2 hours) → Niangre Folk Customs Garden (2 hours) → Sera Monastery (2 hours)
D3 Nianqing Tanggula Mountain (30 minutes) → Nagenra (30 minutes) → Namtso (2 hours)
D4 Sikin Latso (4 hours) → Songzanganb Birthplace (half an hour)

Lhasa is a city where humanities and natural scenery coexist. It is enough for three or four days to visit the most elite attractions. Namco around Lhasa is also a beautiful place not to be missed.

Lhasa 4 days tour Itinerary Day to Day Programs

Day1 Lhasa Essence Tour
The first day of Lhasa! This morning, you can visit the Potala Palace, the highest and most majestic palace in the world. It takes 2-3 hours. After the tour, go to the Zongjiao Lukang Park behind the palace. This is the best place to take the reflection of the palace. . In the afternoon, go to Barkhor Street and follow the flow of Tibetan tourists to Jokhang Temple, which is known as the “eye of Tibet”. After the tour, you can continue to go shopping on Barkhor Street or sit down on Jokhang Temple Square to feel the Tibetan The piety of the people.
Recommended travel time: Potala Palace (3 hours) Zongjiao Lukang Park (1 hour) Jokhang Temple (1.5 hours) 2 minutes walk Barkhor Street (2 hours)
Zongjiao Lukang Park: The best place to take the reflection of the Cloth Palace, the favorite entertainment place for the Lhasa people.
 Jokhang Temple, as the “eye of Tibet”, has become the true center of Lhasa and a holy place for worshippers.
Barkhor Street: Traditional streets, Tibetan houses and buildings, where you can feel the most local characteristics of the humanistic style.


Traffic Tips: The urban area of ​​Lhasa is not big, and the Cloth Palace and Jokhang Temple are not far away. You can do everything by legs! Public transportation in Lhasa is also very convenient. Bees who are too lazy to walk can choose; taxis start at ten yuan and are generally accessible in the city. It should be noted that if the car is not full, the driver will pick up other passengers.
Dining Tips: Lhasa ’s urban area is not large, mainly Tibetan and Sichuan cuisine, as well as some Nepalese and Indian restaurants. At noon, you can dine near the cloth palace or go to Barkhor Street to enjoy a pure Tibetan meal.
Near Potala Palace: Yogurt Dessert, Qianzhan Yak Yogurt Square, Yogurt Dessert
Location: Parking lot on the west side of Potala Palace
Price: ¥ 17 per person
The famous fashion yogurt shop in the west gate of Bu Gong Palace, the taste of yogurt is rich, and it is decorated with special utensils.
 Tibetan meal: Tibetan restaurant in Snow Palace; Tibetan restaurant in Snow Palace
Location: Parking lot on the west side of Bugong
Price: ¥ 67 per person
Located in the west of Potala Palace Square, Xueshen Temple is known as the most upscale and authentic Tibetan restaurant in Lhasa.
Tibetan Sweet Tea Noodles: Cave Sweet Tea House
Location: In the cave on the west side of the cloth palace
Price: ¥ 15 per person
It is suitable as a rest stop after visiting Potala Palace. Many Tibetans have Tibetan noodles and Tibetan bags besides sweet tea.
Sichuan Cuisine: Laoyu Restaurant
Location: 1 km from the Cloth Palace
Price: ¥ 90 per person
Upstairs in Pingcuo Kangsang Youth Hostel, Sichuan cuisine is authentic, and the walls are covered with bosses who stay around when traveling around.
Sweet Tea House near Barkhor Street: Bright Port Qiong Sweet Tea House
Location: Inside Barkhor Street
Price: ¥ 8 per person
The largest and oldest sweet tea house in Lhasa.
Tibetan Meal: Maggie Amish Western Food Bar
Location: Inside Barkhor Street
Price: ¥ 90 per person
The most famous restaurant on Barkhor Street, it is said that Cangyang Jiacuo met “Maggie Ami” here. Tibetan / Nepalese: Snowy Restaurant
Location: Inside Barkhor Street
Price: ¥ 60 per person
One of the hottest restaurants in Lhasa. The supply is mainly Tibetan cuisine, taking into account Nepalese cuisine, the price is medium.
Sweet Tea House: Canggu Temple Tea House
Location: Inside Barkhor Street
Price: ¥ 11 per person
The authentic Tibetan restaurant in Canggu Temple, one of the sweet teahouses that locals love to go, can be integrated into the lives of Tibetans.
Accommodation tips: Accommodation is recommended to be in the Jokhang Temple-Barkhor Street area, where tourist facilities are perfect, and specialty restaurants and bars are concentrated here. Moreover, the transportation is convenient, and travel is convenient, especially for carpool travel, searching for travel companions, and exchanging information. There are many hostels in Beijing East Road and Danjielin Road that are popular with self-help tourists and backpackers.
55% will live in the Jokhang Temple-Barkhor Street block, where there are 111 hotels. The tourist facilities here are perfect, and specialty restaurants and bars are concentrated here. Living here is convenient for travel, especially for carpooling and finding travel companions. Check more Tibet accommodation:https://www.localchinaguide.com/tibet-hotels/

Day2 Lhasa Day Trip
This morning, you can visit the Drepung Temple in the northwest of Lhasa. Because most temples are not open in the afternoon, you should try to open at 9 o’clock. At noon, go to the Nangre Folk Customs Garden to enjoy Tibetan food. Arrived before Sera Temple to watch the very Tibetan-style debates (no debates are held on Sundays and special holidays), and then visit Sera Monastery. Drepung Monastery (2 hours) Niangre Folk Customs Garden (2 hours) Sera Monastery (2 hours)

The largest and highest-ranking temple of the Gelug Sect of Tibetan Buddhism in Drepung Monastery, the largest Buddhist ritual for Tibetans will be held during the Shenton Festival.
 
Niangre Folk Custom Garden
 
The Sera Monastery has a history of ancient temples. Under the rendering of the Vajra Buddha statue and the ritual ritual, feel the piety of the heart.
Transport Tips: Drepung Monastery is located in the northwest of Lhasa, take bus No. 24 and 25 to Drepung Monastery Station, and then walk uphill along Dangba Road for half an hour. 1 yuan / person, otherwise you have to walk up the mountain.
Niangre Folk Customs Garden is more than ten kilometers away from Drepung Monastery. Bus No. 25 can be reached, but it takes a long time. It is recommended to take a taxi.

Drepung Monastery Tibet Buddhism Tour – Road to the Monastery

 

Sera monastery trip
Sera Monastery Highlight tour of Lhasa, Tibet

Sera Monastery is about 3 kilometers away from Nangre Folk Customs Garden. You can take bus No. 23, 6, 22, or take a taxi.
Dining Tips: At noon, it is recommended to have lunch directly in the Niangre Folk Custom Garden, where there are earthy barbecues, country bars, traditional Tibetan meals and a variety of local traditional snacks to taste.
Accommodation tips: We recommend that you choose to stay in the Jokhang Temple-Barkhor Street area. The tourist facilities here are perfect, and specialty restaurants and bars are concentrated here. Moreover, the transportation is convenient, and travel is convenient, especially for carpool travel, searching for travel companions, and exchanging information. There are many hostels in Beijing East Road and Danjielin Road that are popular with self-help tourists and backpackers.

Day3 Lhasa-Namtso-Lhasa
Today ’s destination is the largest lake in Tibet, the highest saltwater lake in the world, and the holy place in the minds of pilgrims-Namco. It takes about 4.5 hours one way from Lhasa to Namco. The road will pass through the Nyainqentanglha and Nagenla Passes, and parking is possible.
You can choose a one-day or two-day trip to Namtso. The one-day itinerary is a bit short, but it already covers all the highlights. The two-day itinerary is relaxed and you can enjoy the magnificent starry sky and sunrise of Namtso.
Nyainqentanglha Mountain (30 minutes) 1.5 hours by car Naganla (30 minutes) 1 hour drive Namtso (2 hours). Legend Nianqing Tanggula Mountain God is the most important guardian of the world, both believers in Bon and Buddhism I respect this mountain and think that this mountain is a quiet place and joy for those who have achieved positive results …

Tibet impressive photography
Namtso Lake Highlight Day trip/excursion

Nagenla is the only way to Namtso Lake, standing on the mountain pass, looking at Shino, and a strong and vague feeling will flow in my heart.
 
Namtso Lake travel tips: Visit the lake Namtso during the day and watch the vast starry sky at night

Tibet Transportation Tips: It is recommended to go to Namtso for private package or Tibet group tours. The package / carpooling price is slightly more expensive, but you can park and play on the road at any time, which is very free; the price for group tours is cheaper and will include Namco tickets, but only according The driver arranges to visit various attractions. The one-day tour with the group usually departs early in the morning and returns to Lhasa at about 8 or 9 pm; the second-day tour generally departs around 11 o’clock and arrives at Namco in the evening. After the sunrise the next day, the return journey begins. It is not recommended to go by public transportation, which is troublesome and time-consuming.
Lhasa Holy Lake Namtso Day TripOne day, let you feel the sacred and tranquility of the holy lake Namtso
Dining: Go to Namco for lunch and suggest that Fengfeng bring your own food snacks. You can also eat at Namco Lake restaurant, but the food here is generally more expensive and tastes average.

Accommodation: Accommodation is recommended to be in the Jokhang Temple-Barkhor Street area, where tourist facilities are perfect, and specialty restaurants and bars are concentrated here. Moreover, the transportation is convenient, and travel is convenient, especially for carpool travel, searching for travel companions, and exchanging information. There are many hostels in Beijing East Road and Danjielin Road that are popular with self-help tourists and backpackers.
If you choose to stay in Namtso, you can only stay in a small hotel by the lake. The accommodation here is simple, and the rooms are without guards or toiletries. You must bring your own toiletries and warm clothes. It is also recommended to prepare some because of the higher altitude here. Anti-high anti-drug.

Day4 day trip around Lhasa
Today it is recommended to go to Sijin Lacuo, the god lake where “the rich man king of dragons” lives. Sijin Lacuo is located southeast of Ridu Township, Mozhugongka County, and north of Zengji Township, Sangri County, Shannan District. It is about 6 kilometers away from Sichuan-Tibet Highway (318 National Road) and is 4,500 meters above sea level. It is like a treasure plate surrounded by peaks. Every year on the 15th day of the Tibetan calendar, the Panchen Lama, the Dalai Lama, and the Zhigong living Buddha all come to worship in the Sijin Latzuo Lake. Give the gift of God Lake. It is recommended to prepare more food. You can have a picnic by the lake. On the way back, you can visit the birthplace of Songzanganbu in Mozhugongka.
Sikin Latso (4 hours) 1 hour drive, Songtsan Gambo birthplace (half hour)
Transportation guide: It takes 2 hours and 15 minutes to drive to Sikin Latso. It is best to choose a chartered car. You can go back and forth in a day. The road is also very free. You can arrange rest and play time independently.

Catering strategy: You can choose to bring your own food for lunch today, have a picnic break by the lake, and return to Lhasa in the evening for dinner.
Accommodation tips: Accommodation is recommended to be in the Jokhang Temple-Barkhor Street area, where tourist facilities are perfect, and specialty restaurants and bars are concentrated here. Moreover, the transportation is convenient, and travel is convenient, especially for carpool travel, searching for travel companions, and exchanging information.

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