Route & dates
Lhasa— 51 nights
The capital of the Tibet Autonomous Region, Lhasa possesses a wealth of Tibetan Buddhist sites of historical and cultural importance.Do some cultural sightseeing at Jokhang Temple and Sera Monastery. Change things up with these side-trips from Lhasa: Lhasa Railway Station (in Doilungdeqen County), Qingpu Ashram (in Dranang County) and Qushui County (Nietang Grand Buddha Cliffside Inscriptions, Nietang Temple, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Potala Palace, shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and see the interesting displays at Tibet Museum.
For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lhasa online trip planner.
In January, daily temperatures in Lhasa can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sat).
Things to do in Lhasa
Qushui County, 72 Curves of Nujiang River, Lhasa Railway Station, Qingpu Ashram
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