Lhasa day trip

Morning visit Potala palace, the seat of both religion and politics in Tibet. It was built in the 7th century by Tibetan king Songtsen Gampo and later renovated by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century.

Afternoon visit Sera monastery, 5 km north of Lhasa city. It was built in 1419 by Jamchen Choeji, a disciple of Tsongkhapa, founder of the Gelugpa sect. Sera is one of the three major monasteries of the yellow sect in Tibet.


Morning drive to Gaden monastery which is the mother monastery from the Gelugpa monastery i(Yellow hat sect) n Tibet.  It was built in 1409 by Tsongkhapa master from Amdo region.  We recommended to do Gaden monastery and you can have nice view of Lhasa river gorge and also you can walk with local Tibetan pilgrimages.  It's very nice short hike. After finished visit the Gaden monastery drive back to Lhasa .

Today you will explore and hike around Lake side, visit Tashi Dor Monastery,Guru Rinpoche caves and Nomads black tents.There you can see beautiful Landscapes of Mt, Nyenchen Thangla range, thousands of nomad Yaks and Sheeps.Namtso is one of the holiest Lake and most of the Tibetans visit there.Namtso means Sky Lake in Tibetan because we can imaging this Lake is seemed very close connection to the Sky. After finished sightseeing drive back with same route to Lhasa.