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Sichuan-Tibet Road Trip

8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

This is the Classic tour itinerary to visit Lhasa and Everest Base camp. If you are not used to the high altitude, then this is one of the best itineraries that cover the all the Lhasa main tourist sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street, Drepung and sera monastery with Gyantse Kumbum and Shigatse Tashi Lhunpho monastery....
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8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Tour 7N8D


Trip Overview

Tourists can see much natural scenery like beautiful sacred Lake Yamdrok tso and karo glacier with beautiful views of Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world from Everest Base Camp.


Highlights:

- Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama
- Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet
- Sera Monastery: One of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.
- Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.
- Namtso Lake: It is the "Heavenly Lake" which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt-lake.
- Mt. Everest: The highest mountain in the world.


Tour Brief

Day

Place

Activities

Meals

Hotel

01

Arrive in Lhasa

Airport/Train station to hotel transfer at designated period of time

Rest in the hotel to acclimatize the altitude


3 Star Hotel

twin sharing

02

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour

*Potala Palace

*Johkang Temple

*Barkor Street

B

Welcome Dinner

3 Star Hotel

twin sharing

03

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour

*Drepung Monastery

* Sera Monastery

B

3 Star Hotel

twin sharing

04

Lhasa to Gyantse to Shigatse (370km)

*Yamdrotso Lake

*Karola Glacier

*Simila Pass and Manla Reservoir

*Gyantse Kumbum & Pelkor Monastery

B

3 Star Hotel

twin sharing

05

Shigatse to Rongpuk (340km)

*Far View of Himayala Mountain Range

*Rongpuk Monastery

B

Dorm or Big Tent with humble accommodation

06

Rongpuk to Shigatse(340km)

*Everest Base Camp

/

3 Star Hotel

twin sharing

07

Shigatse to Lhasa

(270km)

*Tashilunpo Monastery

*River View of Brahmaputra

B

3 Star Hotel

twin sharing

08

Depart from Lhasa

Hotel to Airport/Train station transfer at designated periosd of time

End the tour

B



Retail Price

Class/Price for Per Person

Jan. 1 to
Mar.31

Apr.1 to
Jun.24

Jun.25 to
Aug.25

Aug.26 to
Oct.15

Oct.16 to
Nov.15

Nov.16 to
Dec. 30

Economic Class (3-Star Hotels)

850 US$

930 US$

1050 US$

990 US$

930 US$

850 US$


Price Inclusions

- All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese visa)

- Tourist bus/minibus transportation with experienced local driver during tour

- Tourist bus/minibus transportation between airport/train statin and Hotel at designated period of time

- Experienced Local Tibetan private guide

- 6 nights of 3 star hotels twin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.B), 1 night Dorm or Big Tent with humble accommodation near Rongpuk Monastery

- One welcome or welfare dinner

- All admission fee of tourists sites listed in the itinerary

- Oxygen bottles/Oxygen tank cylinder provided during the tour days in Tibet


Price Exclusions

- Chinese visa

- Lunches and Dinners, Breakfast at Rongpuk Monastery

- Tips to driver and tour guide

- Single room supplement if clients request a private room in hotels


Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.

After arriving in Lhasa, local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Acclimatize the high altitude in the hotel.

Overnight in Lhasa


Day 2: Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street (B,D).

The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It's situated at 12,139 feet above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.

Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.


Day 3: Monasteries in Lhasa, Drepung and Sera (B).

In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.

Afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.


Day 4: Lhasa – Gyantse - Shigatse (B)

Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. Admire the Gampala pass (4790 m) on the way, and get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m), which is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. Then continue to drive west towards Gyantse. In Gyantse, tourists will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After one and a half hour's drive, clients will arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet.


Day 5: Everest Base Camp (B)

Drive to Lhatse where tourists can take lunch. Then drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough, tourists can view the Mt. Everest in the distance on the way back down. After 4 to 6 hours, arrive at Rongbuk monastery, but on the way there, clients will pass Pang la Pass, one of the highest passes in Tibet at 5050m. From that pass, enjoy view all of the five highest peaks in the world.


Day 6: Everest Base Camp Return to Shigatse

In the morning, tourists can see the sunrise appear on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view of the magnificent Mount . Tourists may trek from tent to the base camp 4km one way, or go to EBC by local bus. Then drive back to Shigatse.


Day 7: Shigatse - Lhasa (B)

Today, explore Tashilunpo monastery of Gelug Sect, the seat of the Panchen Lama, built in 1447. The monastery houses a giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha - the biggest gilded statue of Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lama, containing jewels and gold. In the afternoon, you will drive back to Lhasa, which will take around 6 hours.


Day 8: Depart from Lhasa (B).

Transfer clients to the airport or train station.