Holy City Join-in Tour (4 days/3 nights)

Tour Code: JGT08

Tour Code: Tibet, Lhasa

Tour overview:
Famous for its mysterious culture, ancient sites, temples, and some of the friendliest people on Earth, Tibet is a truly special destination. Discover Tibet with this group tour. You will visit Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, and home to some truly breathtaking sites. You will visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and so much more. This group tour immerses you in Tibet’s culture and traditions and lets you experience it in a way which is truly unique.

Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa ( Meals: -/L/- )

Arrival at Gonggar airport and meet assist at the airport & transfer to Lhasa with 1 1/2hrs drive, On the way, you’ll get greeted by Nie Tang Budda – a Budda image engraved in the mountain face.Afternoon at leisure for acclimatization or visit local bazaar on own.

Stay tonight: feature hotels


Day 2 Lhasa ( Meals: B/L/- )

After breakfast, guided sightseeing with the Lhasa’s cardinal landmark-Potala Palace. This massive 13-soreyed building used to be the highest building prior to the early period of last century, used to be the former winter abode for the Dalai Lamas. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and could be viewed from various places around the town. As the nation’s supreme relic, the palace dates back to 7th century A.D. In the afternoon, visit of Sera Monastery, which was founded in 1419 by Sakya Yeshe, a disciple of Tsongkhapa. The “Buddhism Scriptures Debating” in Sera is very famous.

Stay tonight: feature hotels


Day 3 Lhasa ( Meals: B/L/- )

After breakfast, guided sightseeing of the most revered religious structure in Tibet-Jokhang Temple. Jokhang, the most sacred temple in Tibet, refers to “Buddha’s House” in Tibetan language because the main statue enshrined is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself in his lifetime. Jokhang Temple is the convergence of Tibet’s Spiritual and secular life, like Mecca for the Muslims, here you can meet all the tribes from Tibetan plateau. The surrounding market is called Barkhor, one of the most important religious paths, which also assembles people for shopping. In the afternoon, visit of Norbulingkha, the summer palace of the Dalailama.

Stay tonight: feature hotels


Day 4 Departure ( Meals: B/-/- )

After breakfast check out from the hotel and transfer to airport for onward flight.


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Tour Cost (unit: USD):


        Basic package



Twin Sharing

Single Supplement

Twin Sharing

Single Supplement








The above quotation is valid from Mar. 1st until Nov. 30th, 2008;

Departure: Every Saturday (In Lhasa);

Minimum 2 Travellers.


Feature hotels

Deluxe : 4 Star Hotel (Lhasa hotel deluxe room, or Brahmaputra hotel deluxe room)

Standard :3 Star Hotel (Kyichu hotel, Shangbala hotel, Yak hotel, Gorkha hotel )


Price Includes:

·Accommodation in sharing twin room at specified hotels with daily breakfast;

·All lunch as mentioned in the program;

·Sightseeing tour with local English-speaking guide;

·All entrance fees + sightseeing as mentioned in the program;

·The transportation is in a car (02-04pax), mini coach (05-10pax), coach (15 & above) depending on the number of participant;

·Tibet travel permit.


Price Excludes:

·Chinese visa fee;

·Any arrival/departure flight (or train)of Lhasa and airport tax;

·All dinners, other meals, drinks and personal expenses;

·Tips to the guide and driver;

·Any program other than mentioned in our program.



Extra service:

·Private airport transfer which is not on the Arrival/Departure Date: 82/car with guide;

·Extra night 4 star hotel deluxe room: 163 per single / twin /room with breakfast

·Extra night at 3 star hotel: 75 per single / twin /room with breakfast

·One day private tour to Ganden Monastery : 68/person ( Min. 2persons)

·One day private tour to Namtso lake: 154/person (Min.2person)

·One Way Flight Tickets( Airport tax and fuel fare are included)


Lhasa- Beijing:374

Chengdu- Lhasa:240



Lhasa- Kunming :306


Lhasa- Zhongdian:222


Lhasa- Xi’an:261


After the trip has commenced, we are unable to refund any amount for unused services due to your early departure, late arrival, or missed days on tours.


To get the travel permits:

All kinds of people can get Tibet permit through a travel agency except diplomats, journalists, and senior government officials who should travel to Tibet under the arrangement by the Foreign Affairs Office of Tibet Government.


To get the Tibet travel permit you need hold a valid passport with valid Chinese visa and should submit the following information by fax / email at least 15 days prior to arrival in Tibet: Full name, Gender, Date of birth, Passport number, Nationality, Occupation . If you are coming to Lhasa from Kathmandu, you'd better get China visa from Kathmandu because no matter you've already got the visa in your country or not, you must get a visa in Kathmandu, which is regulated in an official memo between China and Nepal.


Altitude Sickness:

As most of the places in Tibet lie over 3500m, most visitors are likely to experience some minor to symptoms and discomfort of altitude sickness (headache, mild nausea, loss of appetite, trouble sleeping )until their body is adjusted to the elevation. This will generally disappear through acclimatization in several hours to several days. They should take it little easy first couple of days and drink plenty of non-alcoholic liquids, eat light, high-carbohydrate meals for more energy, this help the body to acclimatize faster.

Quick Questions

Our team is waiting for your questions. Please feel free to ask us any questions you might have about our China package tours, Chinese culture, or the sites available. We will gladly help you with any special needs you might have and all questions, like our trip designing is completely free of charge.