Tibetan Old town shelters the soul of Lhasa, far from Chinese influence. This walk of about 1-3 hours starting or ending in Barkhor square can provide you an insight into the Tibetan lives in Lhasa. The walk takes in pilgrim path, backstreet chapels, craft workshops, shops, vegetable and meat markets, Tibetan homes, Muslim quarters, where you can try some of their noodles and overall provide an indigenous experience. You can set aside half a day for this activity.