Lhasa Day Trip

We can arrange many different day trip around Lhasa city like  former Buddhist master meditation cave:  It’s  good for the short hike around the former Indian and Tibetan masters meditation cave and also you can explore the holy lakes and Experience with Tibetan nomads life.

Day trip to Jokhang temple- Barkhore square

Morning visits the Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple in Tibet. In the Tibetan language, it refers to “Buddha’s house” because the main statue is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself time. The Jokhang temple is the convergence of Tibet’s spiritual and secular life. Here you can meet all kinds of tribes from the Tibetan plateau. The surrounding market is called “Bakhore”. One of the most important religious paths. Evening explore the city by yourself

Day trip to Potala palace and afternoon Ramoche temple

Potala Palace

Potala Palace

Morning visits the Potala palace. The Potala palace towers above the city of Lhasa as the national landmark that allures international visitors. The massive 13-storeyed building used to be the former abode for the Dalai lamas. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and could be viewed from various places around town. As the nation’s supreme relic, the palace dates back to the seventh century A.D.
Afternoon visit the Ramoche temple
The sister temple to the Jokhang, the Ramoche. Ramoche temple was constructed around the same time. It was originally built to house the Jowo Sakyamuni image brought to Tibet by Princess Wencheng, but sometime in the eighth century the image was swapped for an image of Jowo Mikyoba(Akshobhya), bought to Tibet in the 7th century as part of the dowry of king Songtsen Gampo’s Nepali wife, Princess Bhrikuti Devi. By the mid-15century the temple had become Lhasa’s Upper Tantric college

Ramoche  temple assembly Hall

Ramoche temple assembly hall

Day trip to Drepung monastery and Sera monastery

Morning visits the Drepung monastery. Drepung monastery was founded in 1416 by a charismatic monk and disciple of Tsongkhapa called Jamyang Choji. Within just a year of the completion, the monastery had attracted a population of some 2000 monks. In 1530 the second Dalai lama established the Gaden Palace, the palace was home to the Dalai lamas until the fifth built the Potala Palace. Drepung monastery was from here that the early Dalai lamas exercised their political and religious control over central Tibet, and the second, third and fourth Dalai lamas entombed here.
Afternoon 3 pm visit the Sera monastery
The Sera Monastery is located 2 kilometers north of Lhasa, at the foot of Tutipu Hill, located 2 kilometers north of Lhasa. It is one of the “great three” Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet. Drepung Monastery and Ganden Monastery. Sera Monastery is also one of the six great monasteries of the Gelug Sect of Buddhism in Tibet. Sera monastery is listed as one of the Chinese national cultural relics since 1982. The monastery was named Sera, which means wild rose in the Tibetan language because the hill behind it was covered with wild roses in bloom when the monastery was built. The Sera monastery was founded by Jamchen Chojey, one of Tsong Khapa’s disciples who built the monastery in 1419. The monastery is magnificent and covers an area of 114,946 square meters. As a complex of structures, it housed several institutions in its precincts. The structures of notability were the Coqen Hall Tsokchen (Great Assembly Hall), the three colleges and Kamcun (dormitory) also called Homdong Kangtsang. Scriptures written in gold powder, fine statues, scent cloth, and unparalleled murals can be found in these halls. Colorful debates on Buddhist doctrines are held here and these employ a style distinctive from those at Lhasa’s other famous monasteries.