Lhasa is the capital city and regarded as the heart and soul of Tibet. It is is most popularly known as ‘Sunlight City”. Lhasa sits at an impressive altitude of over 3,600 meters (11,800 feet) above sea level, making it one of the highest cities on Earth. Its rich cultural heritage and spiritual significance draw travelers from all corners of the globe. It is the most sought after tourist destination in Tibet.
The Lhasa Tour includes two blissful days in your trip for exploring the charismatic wonders of Lhasa. Visits to the white and ochre fortress of Potala Palace and Jokhang temple can be a spiritually rejuvenating experience. Potala Palace, a UNESCO world heritage, features an overwhelming array of intricate murals, temples, stupas, tombs of eight past Dalai Lamas, exquisite Tibetan mandalas and other relics of Tibetan history. Jokhang temple lying 2 km to the east is another Tibetan religious site. In the Buddhist monasteries of Sera and Drepung will get to see the monks and get an insight into their lifestyle.
Exploring Barkhor markets gives you an insightful glimpse into Tibetan culture. As you wander around the markets, you witness Tibetan art, culture, custom and tradition. With so much to see and explore in Lhasa, this will truly be an unforgettable experience.
Book your Lhasa Tour with us! Shangri-La Voyages Team