Lhasa - The City Of Sunshine

Lhasa is famous as the capital city, cultural & economic centre of Tibet. This is also known as the city of sunshine or the holy land of Buddhism. If you want to explore the essence of Tibet, Lhasa is one of the best destinations to go. Our Lhasa Tour packages will take you to visit the best attractions, including Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. If you can’t find a tour which suits your preferences, please send us an enquiry as all our best Lhasa tours are customizable.

Lhasa travel guide information

Lhasa Quick Facts

Being the capital city of Tibet, the holy land of Buddhism – Lhasa is also a cultural & economic centre of this region.

As Lhasa connects to most famous cities (e.g., Beijing, Xian, Chengdu and Xining) in China by all flight, train or road, this is usually the first destination of most Tibet trips.

Lhasa is famous for being home of many impressive attractions such as Potala Palace, Barkhor Street, Jokhang Temple, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

The meaning of Lhasa is “the Place of the Gods”. It is well-known as the treasure trove of many impressive palaces, temples and monasteries.

In 2010, according to the census, Lhasa had a population of 297,074 people in a total area of 525 km2 (203 sq mi).

Best time to visit Lhasa, china

The best time to visit Lhasa is during spring (late February to May) & autumn (September and October) months when the weather is rather comfortable with fewer chances of rainfall. If you don’t mind the mild showers, you can travel to Lhasa in summer because the weather is not so hot.

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The Best Lhasa Private Tours For You

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Deeply immerse in the spiritual world and holy atmosphere of Lhasa city through a wide range of cultural visits en route

Get ready for your Lhasa's journey by the first free day for refreshment and acclimating to the high altitude and weather of Lhasa

Admire the splendid and expensive-looking architecture of the Potala Palace, the world's highest palace

Visit over one-thousand-year-old Jokhang Temple, the holiest Buddhist temple in Tibet

Embrace Tibetan's traditional ways of life in Barkhor Street, the famous pilgrimage circle outside the Jokhang Temple

Make an excursion discovering further in Lhasa including Norbulingka Park - the summer palace of the Dalai Lamas as well the largest man-made Tibetan garden and Drepung Monastery

Come over the featured six hundred year-old Sera Monastery, where is well-known for its grand ceremony of Buddhist debating


Amazing China with Tibet

China China

Visit two famous Beijing's landmarks: the extensive Tiananmen Square and traditional Bejing Hutongs in Xicheng District

Marvel at the gorgeous Forbidden City, a palatial historic-buildings complex standing for thriving era of the Ming & Qing Dynasty

Explore the Temple of Heaven, a major worship place of emperors in Chinese feudal history

Have an excursion in the Great Wall of China, admire its great history, architectural grandeur, and picturesque scenery around

Leave the Beijing's urban area behind to pleasantly immerse in the scenic landscapes and magnificent architecture of Summer Palace

Learn more about Chinese history in the earlier time with a tour in Terracotta Warriors and Horses

Discover Xi'an famous tourist sites including the Ancient City Wall, Shaanxi History Museum, and Big Wild Goose Pagoda

Enjoy an unforgettably tasty treat of dumplings banquet when in Xi'an

Dive into the colorful gastronomy of Chinese and Muslim cuisine in Xi'an Muslim Quarter

Tour around must-see places of Lhasa, the capital of the holy land Tibet including Sera Monastery, Norbulingka and Drepung Monastery

Be astonished by the extensive structure and location of Potala Palace, the world's highest palace

Witness the stunning views of the sacred Yamdrok Lake, enjoy your excursion here with hiking or just merely photographic interest

Get an in-depth comprehension of Shanghai's history through a historic tour in the Bund, the symbol as well as the pride of Shanghai

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