8 Days Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

8 Days Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

  1. This price is based on a group (2 to 5 travelers) accommodated in 3-star hotel in shoulder seasons.
  2. This price is subject to change according your group members and traveling time. Usually lower price with more travelers, higher price in high seasons, and lower in low seasons.

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Tour Length:
8 Days & 7 Nights
Departure Date:
Available Everyday
Service:
Private tour guide & driver + Private car/van
Features:
It's time to discover the last great unexplored land in the world, and be awe-struck by the highest mountain in the world - Mt.Everest, marvel at the Mt. Everest's sunrise and sunset!

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Lhasa Arrival

Our tour guide and private car/van will pick you up from your hotel or location in Beijing to the airport, and you take a flight to Lhasa. After arrival in Lhasa, be met and transferred to your hotel in Lhasa. You are free on the rest of the day, so that you can acclimate yourself to the high altitude and local cilmate.

Day 2 Lhasa ( B )

In the morning, explore the famous Potala Palace, experience its audience halls, the jeweled and golden burial chortens (stupa tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, and Thang-kas, a unique Tibetan painting etc. In the afternoon, visit the holiest temple in Tibet, the Jokhang Temple, and its famous Barkor Street, where you can buy or appreciate traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thang-kas, and tradition Tibetan clothes etc.


Overnight at Lhasa.

Potala Palace

Day 3 Lhasa ( B )

Today, you will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery. Drepung Monastery was once home of 10,000 monks and Ganden Podrang in Drepung is famous as the government’s centre during the fifth Dalai Lama. In the afternoon, visit Sera Monastery, which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa’s disciple Jamchen Choeje.

Overnight at Lhasa.

(Notice: the sequence of sightseeing of first two days may be adjusted according to the reservation of visiting Potala Palace)

Drepung Monastery

Day 4 Lhasa/Yamdro-tso lake/Gyangtse/ Shigatse ( B )

Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, Karo-la glacier roadside at 4,960m, move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, which is spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. Yamdro-tso Lake, shaped like a coiling scorpion in dark blue and Kubum monastery in Gyantse, having a 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and crown-like golden dome.

Overnight at Shigatse.

Yamdro-tso Lake

Day 5 Shigatse/ Lhatse/ Tingri (Shegar)/ Rongpuk Monastery ( B )

Drive westwards to Tingri, passing by Lhaste. There is about 90km bumpy road from Tingri to Rongpuk Monastery, the No.1 highest monastery in the world and located at the foot of Mount Qomolangma. Along the way from Tingri to Everest Base Camp with the very rough road, the wild grassland, rapid rivers, and high mountains will bring you completely fresh feelings. In good whether, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains of 8,000ms high or more, such as Mt. Lhotse(8,516ms), Mt. Everest (8,848ms), Mt. Qowowuyag (8,201ms), Mt Mayalu (8,463ms).

Overnight at Rongpuk Monastery Tent or Guest House.

Mt Everest

Day 6 Rongpuk Monastery/Everest Base Camp/Shigatse ( B )

Early in the morning to see the sunrise from Rongpuk, then explore Mt. Everest. Get on the local bus and after half of an hour, arrive at Everest Base camp (or trek to the Base Camp around 1.5-2 hours one way as you like). At the top point, take pictures of the splendid- Mt. Everest. Then around 13:00pm, we will be back to Tingri along with friend-ship highway after getting down from E.B.C, and then we will reture back to Shigatse.

Overnight at Shigatse

Mt Everest

Day 7 Shigatse to Lhasa( B )

Before back to Lhasa from Shigatse, you will pay a visit to the largest monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilumpo Monastery, formally listed as a key national cultural protection site. Built in 1447 by a disciple of Tsongkapa, Tashilunpo monastery has the world's largest copper-gilded image (26ms high) of future god, Jampa. Drive along the Friend-ship Highway back to Lhasa.

Overnight in Lhasa.

Tashilumpo Monastery

Day 8 Lhasa Departure ( B )

Today you'll be free at first, and then will be escorted to the airport and catch your flight to next destination. Service ends.

(Notice, the sequence of sightseeing of first two days may be adjusted according to the reservation of Potala Palace)

Price Inclusions:

  1. Tibet Entry permit and alien's travel permit
  2. Transport
    -Domestic flight from Beijing-Lhasa.
    -Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city
    -Lhasa City transportation, Tourist vehicle, or taxi according to Group size
    -Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-EBC-Zhangmu, Tourist vehicle in spring/summer/autumn, 4WD in winter
    -Environment freindly local bus between Rongpuk and EBC
  3. Admission fee of tourist sites: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery, Yamdro-tso Lake, Gyantse Palkor Monastery, Tashilumpo Monastery, Everest Base Camp
  4. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide;
  5. Travel Agency Service Charge
  6. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance;
  7. Accommodation
    -3-star facility Accommodation sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa and Shigatse;
    -Tent or Guest House at Rongpuk with take-way simple breakfast.

Price Exclusions:

  1. International Airfare or Train Tickets;
  2. China Entry Visa Fees;
  3. Optional day tours or activities you’ve chosen;
  4. Tips & gratitude to drivers and guides;
  5. Personal expenses;

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