Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.
Your guide will meet you at the airport or train station and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Rest or partake in free time to explore the city on your own. You will stay overnight at 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option).
Day 2: Potala Place, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street (B,D)
The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai lama. It's situated at 12,139 feet (3,700 meters) above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.
Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there is Bakhor street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry. You will stay overnight at 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option).
Day 3: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery (B)
You will visit two great monasteries of central Tibet: the Drepung and Sera Monastery. Drepung was a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace. You can visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.
In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. The hot attraction is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 o'clock in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour the Tibetan religious scripture printing house; inside the monastery, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha. You will stay overnight at 3-star or 4-star Hotel (Option).
Day 4: Depart from Lhasa (B)
The guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you to board your flight/train.