Excursions in Lhasa

Discover the spiritual heart of Tibet with our Lhasa excursions. Explore ancient monasteries, breathtaking palaces, and vibrant markets. Book your journey now!

Best Places to Visit in Lhasa

Nestled amidst the towering Himalayas, Lhasa is a city that seems to exist in a celestial realm of its own. Known as the 'Roof of the World', this capital of Tibet is not just a feast for the eyes but also a soul-stirring experience for the intrepid traveler. When planning your journey to this mystical city, consider Happytripz for your excursions, as they offer tailored experiences that capture the essence of Lhasa's spiritual and cultural heritage.

Potala Palace

The Potala Palace is an architectural marvel and the quintessential symbol of Tibetan Buddhism. Once the winter residence of the Dalai Lama, this grandiose structure sits atop Marpo Ri hill, offering panoramic views of the city. Its intricate design and historical significance make it a must-visit. Dive into the heart of Tibetan culture and history with a guided tour from Happytripz, ensuring you don't miss any hidden gems within the palace walls. Find it on the map.

Jokhang Temple

Another jewel in Lhasa's crown is the Jokhang Temple, considered the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. Pilgrims from all over the country come to prostrate in reverence before the statue of Jowo Rinpoche, the temple's centerpiece. The spiritual energy here is palpable, and a visit can be a profoundly moving experience. Happytripz can arrange for you to visit during the optimal times to avoid the crowds and fully absorb the temple's serene atmosphere.


For those who appreciate the beauty of nature intertwined with cultural splendor, Norbulingka, the former summer residence of the Dalai Lama, is a paradise. Its lush gardens, beautiful pavilions, and tranquil ponds make it a perfect spot for a leisurely stroll or a picnic. Happytripz offers guided tours that highlight the history and artistry of the park's many palaces and chapels.

Barkhor Street

To experience the vibrancy of local Tibetan life, Barkhor Street is the place to be. This bustling market area is where you'll find an array of Tibetan handicrafts, jewelry, and traditional clothing. It's also a great place to sample local cuisine. With Happytripz, you can navigate the market like a local and discover the best spots for authentic Tibetan souvenirs.

Sera Monastery

Lastly, the Sera Monastery is a site of profound learning and debate. Famous for its lively monk debates, visitors can witness this unique tradition that is both educational and entertaining. Learn more about Sera Monastery before you go to appreciate the depth of knowledge and tradition that permeates the walls of this institution. Embarking on a journey to Lhasa is to step into a world where spirituality and natural beauty are intricately woven into the fabric of daily life. With Happytripz as your guide, you're sure to have an unforgettable adventure in one of the most extraordinary places on earth.

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Dexter Figueroa

Our family had an unforgettable experience on the Lhasa cultural tour. The guide's knowledge and passion for the city's history brought the ancient stories to life in front of our eyes. The accommodations were comfortable, and every aspect of the trip was well-organized, ensuring a smooth and enjoyable journey for us all.

Lilliana Howell

Exploring Lhasa's majestic monasteries and breathtaking landscapes was a dream come true. The professionalism and friendliness of the staff made us feel welcome and taken care of throughout our journey. This trip exceeded our expectations, offering a perfect blend of adventure and cultural immersion.

Messiah Neal

The sunrise hike to Potala Palace was a highlight of our trip. The view from the top was absolutely stunning, making the early wake-up call well worth it. Our guide was attentive and informative, sharing fascinating insights into the palace's history and significance.

Noel Caldwell

Booking our excursion through a reputable company made all the difference. The attention to detail, from the itinerary to the selection of restaurants, was impeccable. We enjoyed a hassle-free experience, allowing us to fully immerse ourselves in the beauty and culture of Lhasa.

Adalyn Jordan

Our journey to the heart of Tibet was enhanced by the deep knowledge and enthusiasm of our guide. The serene beauty of the Yamdrok Lake left us speechless, and the cultural insights provided by our guide enriched our understanding and appreciation of this beautiful region. The tour was a perfect mix of natural splendor and cultural exploration.