CITY TOUR LHASA
After breakfast, you shall begin the tour by going to Potala Palace. It is a Dong fortress, used as a winter palace by the Dalai Lamas from 1649 to 1959. It has thereafter been converted into a museum and is now a listed world heritage site according to UNESCO. There in the vicinity, you can see jewel-studded Burial Chortens of former Dalai Lamas. There are also things used by them on display in the museum. Next, you shall be visiting the most sacred temple of the entire Tibet, Jokhang. It is also called Qoikang Monastery It is believed that the statue of Lord Buddha situated in this temple is blessed by Buddha himself. There are many interesting stories also related to these statues and paintings of this temple. These shall be explored upon reaching there. Thereafter you can explore the Barkhor, oldest market place of Lhasa. This place gives you a glimpse of entire Tibet in one place. You will feel like visiting again and again. You may try local costumes and food. Though, we have arranged for three meals at the hotel for you; as well as night stay.