from US$1150 per person

8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour

Tibet,Lhasa,Yamdrotso lake,Gyangtse,Shigats,Everest Base Camp

See the beautiful sunrise from Rongphu,and view the fabulous and splendid Mt. Everest,are you ready?

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  • Tour Code:
  • TB-GT02
  • Length:
  • Cities Visited/Stayed:
  • Tibet,Lhasa,Yamdrotso lake,Gyangtse,Shigats,Everest Base Camp
  • Highlight Attractions:
  • Barkhor Street, Jokhang Monastery, Lhasa, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery
  • Experience & Features:
  • Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Street,Thangka workroom,Drepung Monastery,Sera Monastery,Yamdrotso lake,Gyangtse, Shigats,Rongphu Monastery,Everest Base Camp
  • Physical Rating : 4
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is given a Physical Rating, which indicates how much physical activity is required to participate in it.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Always very easy to go! Sometimes getting around on your own, up and down steps and carrying your own small backpack.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : Light walking or hiking that is suitable for most fitness levels.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : May include moderate hiking, biking, rafting, kayaking and other activities that require only an average/moderate level of fitness to enjoy.
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : May include high altitude hiking of up to 4-6 hours per day some days of the tour or other activities that require a moderately high level of fitness.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : High altitude trekking suitable only for those with a higher level of fitness and endurance.
  • Cultural Shock Rating : 3
    (What Is It?)
    • Every CET tour is also given a Culture Shock Rating, designed to help you choose a trip that is suitable to your travel tastes and preferences.
    • Rating of 1 ( ) : Little or no adjustment at all is required. The comforts of home are here for the most part.
    • Rating of 2 ( ) : A generally easy trip but there may be the occasional local home accommodation, remote lodging or some public transportation, simple meal or language barrier.
    • Rating of 3 ( ) : Expect an occasional cold shower and remote or even multi-share accommodation, and public transportation or train ride without shower on board…Remember though, this is all part of your CET authentic travel experience!
    • Rating of 4 ( ) : Expect to rough it here and there. This may mean a packed public bus, very remote and rustic accommodation, and no access to western-style food.
    • Rating of 5 ( ) : You are totally off the beaten track with none of the comforts of home, and are exposed to a totally foreign culture to what you are accustomed ... Sounds fantastic, doesn't it!
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Itinerary
Pricing & Accommodation
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Trip Notes
Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa

Lhasa Train station/airport picking up, You are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by our professional employee and send you to reserved hotel in Lhasa. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon.

Stay overnight in Lhasa. 

Meals: 


Day 2: Lhasa

Morning section to visit the famous [ Potala palace] and explore the grandest of this myriad chapels, you will experience its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens(stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of mandala etc. Afternoon section visiting to the holist temple in Tibet, the [Johkang Temple], built during songtsen gonpo’s reign by princess wencheng of tang dynasty, 647 A.D, and its famous Barkor Kora, where you can buy or appreciate traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and tradition tibetan clothes etc. you will have chance to get close to appreciate how the artists draw Thangkas at the Thakangka workroom at Barkor.

Optional program in Lhasa: At night, you may ask your tour guide to arrange the local Tibetan opera show at Shobalamu Tibetan Restaurant, you will enjoy traditional food and local beverage while watching the wonderful show.

Stay overnight in Lhasa. 

Meals: (B/D)


Day 3: Lhasa

Today, you will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera.
[Drepung monastery] is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was once home of 10000 monks and Ganden podrang in Drepung is famous it was the government centre during fifth dalai lama and later moved to the famous potala palace during fifth dalai lama.then you will visit the Carpet Factory, you can see how the world-famous Tibetan carpets are made.

After having lunch, continue to visit the [Sera Monastery], which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa’s disciple Jamchen Choeje. The most attractive is that Monks debiting is held there in the courtyard at around 15:30 in the afternoon section most of the time except Saturday and Sunday.

Stay overnight in Lhasa. 

Meals: (B)


Day 4: Lhasa-Yamdrotso lake-Gyangtse-Shigatse

Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m, We move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, the Area spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. The most important attraction for today is [Yamdro-tso Lake] and Kubum monastery in Gyantse. Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in colour and Kubum monastery has a 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome.

Stay overnight in Shigatse.

Meals: (B)


Day 5: Shigatse-Lhatse-Tingri (Shegar)- Rongphu Monastery

Drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri. There is about 90km bumpy road from Tingri to Rongpuk, road is under construction. From Tingri to E.B.C with the very rough road, pass the wild grassland, cross the rapids river and high mountains. If it is in clear whether, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is 8000m high or more, such as: Mt. Lhotse(8516m),Mt. Everes(8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag(8201m),Mt Mayalu(8463m).

Stay overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House. 

Meals: (B)


Day 6: Rongphu Monastery-Everest Base Camp-Tingri-Shigatse

Early in the moring to see the sunrise from Rongphu then to view Mt. Everest. It is fabulous and splendid.After walking arrive the place get on the local bus then use half of an hour arrive at [Everest Base camp] (Or you also can trekking to Base Camp around 1.5-2 hours one way. It's interesting and much warmer, but hard to breath). Hiking up to the top of the photo point to take pictures of the splendid- Mt. Everest. Then in the afternoon go down from E.B.C back to Tingri by friend-ship highway back to Shigaste.

Stay overnight in Shigaste. 

Meals: (B)


Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa

Before spending about 4 hours to drive back to Lhasa from Shigatse, we will visit the largest Monastery in west Tibet, the [Tashilunpo monastery], as the last but famous historic sites for your Tibet tour. Tashilunpo monastery is one of the the six great Gelukpa institutions and was founded in 1447 by a disciple of Tsongkapa, containing the world's largest gilded copper image(26m high) of future god Jampa. Drive along the Friend-ship Highway back to Lhasa.

Stay overnight in Lhasa. 

Meals: (B)


Day 8: Lhasa-Depart

Your tour guide and driver will help to drop you at the Lhasa airport, end the service.

Meals: (B)


 

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* Price: USD1150 per person
* Price above is for each person.Group min size is 1 person, and max size is 12 persons
* Price is in US dollar. It may vary a little bit according to US dollar exchange rate fluctuation, car fuel price change and government tax adjustment, etc.
* The price is only for your reference and  it is subject to seasons, high or low.Please send us your inquiry if you are interested.

Service Included:
1. Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
2. Transport
    - Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city
    - Lhasa City transportation, Tourist Vehicle according to Group size
3. Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
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;

Service Excluded:
1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, we suggest you give 50RMB per day, and if they served well, you can give more, otherwise less or none.
3. Other personal expense.

How to Dress (only for reference):
Sturdy walking shoes/Sport sandals
Long, loose and comfortable pants
Shirts/T-shirts
Warm enough clothes
Fleece, Jacket, hat and gloves
Umbrella or waterproof jacket in a cloudy day or rainy day
Cover for backpack or plastic bags to keep clothes dry in case of rain

What to Bring (only for reference):
Wet wipes / Moist towelettes
Sun hat, Sun block, Sunglasses (very important in Tibet)
Insect Repellent
Bottled Water
Small towel
Camera, film and memory chip, battery
Binoculars
Pocketknife
First-aid kit (should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea, re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking).

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