Day 1 Fly from Kathmandu to gonggar airport then drive to lhasa
escort you to lhasa.On the 1-hour drive way, you’ll enjoy the heart-stopping views
along the Yarlong Tsangpo River(Bhamaputra River). After arriver at your hotel,
the rest of the day is free for you to explore the local area and acclimatize your
self to this high altitude sity at the top of the world.
Day02 Full day Sightseeing in Lhasa;Drepung monastery and Sera monastery
Drepung monastery.The Drepung monastery is Situated at the foot of the Mountain Gambo Utse,
5kilometers(3.1 miles) from the western suburb of Lhasa ,the Drepung Monastery
is Known as the most important monastery of Gelugpa in Tibetan Buddhism. It is
considered one of the Three Great Monasteries’(the other twe are the Ganden
Monastery and Sera Monastery.) Covering an area of 250.000 square meters
(299,007square yards ), it held 7,700 monks in total and possessed 141 fazendas
and 540 pastures in its heyday, and is the largest-scale monastery among the ones
of the same kind. Seen from,its grand, white construction gives the monastery the
appearance of a heap of rice. As such, it was given the name Drepung Monastery
which, in the Tibetan language of collecting-Rice.Sera Monastery.
The Sera Monastery at the foot of Tatipu Hill is located with the Drepung
Monastery and the Ganden Monastery. The monastery is magnificent and covers
an area of 114,946 square meter (28 acres ). Itsmain buildings are the Tsakchan
Hall, Dratsang ( College ) and Kamtsan (dormitory).Scriptures written in gold
powder, fine statues, scent cloth znd unparalleled murals can be found in these
halls. Colorful debates on Buddhist doctrines are held here and these employ a
style distinctive from those at Lhasa’s other famous monasteries.
Day03 Drive from Lhasa to Namtso
louvers. Queer rocks, steep peaks, natural stone ladders and other land form wonders on Tashi Do island present visitors a picture filled with mystery and enchantment.
Day04 Drive from Namtso to Lhasa
Day 05 Full day sightseeing; Potala Palace and Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Potala palace was first and foremost the residence of the Dalai lamas and his large staff. In
addition, it was the seat of Tibetan government, where all ceremonies of state were held; it housed
a school for religious training of monks and administrators; and it was one of Tibet’s major
pilgrimage destinations because of the tombs of past Dalai Lamas. The Jokhang Temple, home of
the most venerated statue in Tibet. The Jokhang, also called the Tsuklakang, is the First Buddhist
temple in Tibet, located on Barkhor Square in lhasa. It was built during the reign of king Songsten
Gampo (605?-650 CE) to celebrate his marriage with Chinese Tang Dynasty princess Wencheng,
who was a Buddhist. The temple was called the Tsulag Khang or House of Wisdom’ but it is now
known as the Jokhang which means the House of the Buddha!
Barkhor street is located in the old area of lhasa city, Tibet,Barkhor street is a very ancient round street surrounding the Jokhang Temple and the Tibetan people are always proud of it. As a symbol of lhasa, this street is also a must-see place for the tourists. Barkhor street is a place full of religious atmosphere and a world of exotic articles. If you have been attracted by it, you should go there. Believe your eyes. And you will get a lot of surprise there.