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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 Potala Palace and Barkhor Street. Change things up with these side-trips from Lhasa: Lhasa Railway Station (in Doilungdeqen County), Qushui County (Nietang Grand Buddha Cliffside Inscriptions, Nietang Temple, &more) and Qingpu Ashram (in Dranang County). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jokhang Temple, take an in-depth tour of Tibet Revolution Exhibition Hall, contemplate the long history of Sera Monastery, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.
To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Lhasa itinerary planner.
In January, daytime highs in Lhasa are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 21°F. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to home.
Things to do in Lhasa
Qushui County, Lhasa Railway Station, 72 Curves of Nujiang River, Qingpu Ashram
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