Losar Festival for the Tibetan New Year 4-day Tour
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Destination:Lhasa,Drepung Monastery,Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Barkor Street
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Day 1. Arrive in Lhasa
Our agency will arrange a local Tibetan English speaking tour guide and a driver to pick you up from the airport or train station to your reserved hotel in Lhasa.
Day 2. Sightseeing in Lhasa
Todaya's Activities: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhore Street
Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace (3700 m ) built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Visit Barkhore Street in the evening to enjoy the localâ€™s celebrations for the New Year.
Day 3: Sightseeing in Lhasa
Todaya's Activities: Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka
Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery which is the largest monastery of the Gelug Sect in Tibet. After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Then, our guide will take you to visit a local Tibetan family to share the traditions with you.
Day 4: Exit Lhasa
Airport/train station dropping off, end the trip.
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