The roof of the world is a magical land of clear light and pure color rising more than two miles above sea level. This is a land of wide-open spaces, ancient Buddhist cultures, mystical Buddhist Tradition, richly decorated centuries old monasteries and temples and an aura of Mystery. Once known as the “Forbidden Land” has become now traveler’s adventurous with a taste of something truly different.
Tibet’s grandeur, magic and mystery still remain undiminished-truly an adventurer’s paradise. It’s breathing Himalayan range rising from the Tibetan Plateau; Holy Mt. Kailash and fresh water lake at 4600m; Mansarovar Lake; one of the highest freshwater lakes in the world, The ruins of lost cities Tsaprang and Tholing, the timeless and most holy Jokhang temple, the legendary eighth-wonder Potala Palace and the capital city; Lhasa are main attractions for travelers in Tibet.
Lhasa; capital city of Tibet; Autonomous region of Peoples of Republic of China, most popularly known as ‘Sunlight City’, is regarded as the heart and soul of Tibet which is the hub of Tibetan politics, economy, culture and religion. Lhasa; literally means the city of Holy Land or the Buddha Land. This is a city of hidden treasure with outbound picturesque allocated under a single umbrella. It is the most sought after tourist destination in Tibet. The city contains many culturally, historically and spiritually significant Tibetan Buddhist sites including Potala Palace, Jokhang temple and Norbulingka palaces. This tour package has been designed for exploring the charismatic wonders of Lhasa. Visits to the white and ochre fortress of Potala Palace and Jokhang temple can be a spiritually rejuvenating experience. Potala Palace, a UNESCO world heritage, features an overwhelming array of intricate murals, temples, stupas, tombs of eight past Dalai Lamas, exquisite Tibetan mandalas and other relics of Tibetan history. Jokhang temple lying 2 km to the east is another Tibetan religious site. In the Buddhist monasteries of Sera and Drepung will get to see the monks and get an insight into their lifestyle. Exploring Barkhor markets gives an insightful glimpse into Tibetan culture. Wandering around the markets offers the witness to Tibetan art, culture, custom and tradition. So, exploring Lhasa is truly an unforgettable experience.
Thus, Tibet is an immensely historical place with unrivalled culture and staggeringly beautiful in its stark simplicity.