Lhasa Shoton Festival

The Lhasa Shoton Festival is one of the most popular traditional festivals in Tibet. On the first day, a 500m2 Buddha painting (Thangka) will be unveiled, indicating the start of the Shoton Festival. Along with the the Tibetan operas and yoghurt eating, a lot of other activities take place such as yak racing, horse racing and dancing.

Tour Highlights | Lhasa Shoton Festival

– Colourfully dressed up locals
– Magical parades and traditions
– Beautifully decorated streets, temples and monasteries
– Delicious traditional Tibetan yoghurt
– Near spiritual experience and first hand experience on buddhist religion and tradition
– Uniquely designed buddhist temples, monasteries and palaces

Tour Details | Lhasa Shoton Festival
Day 1 Jul 24 Fri Arrive in Lhasa, city exploration

Arrive in Lhasa (3700 m), half day city exploration

Stay at Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa Hotel

Day 2 Jul 25 Sat Lhasa city exploration (Breakfast)

Lhasa city exploration, Potala Palace and Sera Monastery

Day 3 Jul 26 Sun Lhasa Shonton Festival (Breakfast)

Lhasa Shoton Festival, Drepung monastery and Norbulingka

Day 4 Jul 27 Mon Lhasa departure (Breakfast)

Visit the Jokhang monastery in the morning, departure 


CNY 3980 per person twin or triple sharing
CNY 5300 per person, single room
based on a minimum of 6 pax

What’s Included:
– 3 nights at Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa Hotel 4*, twin or double std room
– 3 hotel breakfasts
– All private transfers with air-conditional vehicle as indicated in itinerary
Sightseeing tour with entrance ticket as indicated in the itinerary
– Local licensed English speaking Tibetan guide as indicated in itinerary
– Tibet Entrance permit

What’s Not Included:
– In & out air tickets or train tickets to Lhasa
– Travel Insurances
– Personal expense such as telephone calls, fax, laundry, beverages and meals, and highlights or sightseeing’s which are not indicated in the program
– Excess baggage charges
– Tips to guides, porterages & drivers if service is satisfied

Accommodation | Lhasa Shoton Festival

Hotel Name: Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa
Four Points by Sheraton Lhasa is in the eastern area of Lhasa city, overlooking the Lhasa River and facing the Jiangsu Lu. It is 10-minute walk from the JokhangTemple and Barkhorn Street and only an eight-minutedrive from the Potala Palace.


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