Everest Base Camp is an attractions with the same importance as Potala Palace to some travelers. Tibet Discovery Tour designs this tour for toursits who have limited time for Tibet travel and list Everest Base Camp as the must see. The itinerary can be tailor-made based tourist’s schedule.
Day 1Lhasa Arrival
Day 2Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Day 3Lhasa - Shigatse: Yamdrok-tso Lake, Gyangtse Old Street
Day 4Shigatse - Everest Base Camp: Tashilunpo Monastery, Sakya Monastery
Day 5Everest Base Camp - Shigatse: Rongbuk Monastery, Everest Base Camp
Day 1 Lhasa Arrival Meal: No Meal Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
Sweet meet with your local driver at either train station or airport, and then transfer to your hotel in Lhasa. Enjoy your free time for the rest of the day. Or take a rest and get use to the high altitude. Day 2 Lhasa Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, we will head to see the World Cultural Heritage Potala Palace which was the winter palace of the sovrans of Tibetan area in ancient time. After Lunch, move to another World Heritage Jokhang Temple. That 1400 years old temple is the most sacred temple Tibetan Buddhists’ mind. And then on the Barkhor Street around Jokhang Temple you will have some free time to have a glimpse and feel daily life of nowadays Tibetan people. The devout people doing Kora (a special way of pilgrims by circle around a building or mountain) have impressed lots of visitors.
Day 3 Lhasa – Shigatse Meal: Breakfast + Lunch Accommodation: Hotel in Shigatse
After breakfast board the van and drive to Gyantse. On the way you will pass through the Gampala Pass and have a chance to see one of three sacred lake of Tibet – the Yamdrok-tso Lake. And then arrive at Gyantse in about 4hrs driving. In Gyantse, we will get to see the Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. Then after another 1.5hrs driving, you will reach Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet.
Day 4 Shigatse – Everest Base Camp Meal: No Meal Accommodation: Tent or local guest house
In the morning drive to Rongbuk Monastery. On the way we will top at Lhase at noon time. Lhase is s small town where you can have lunch and have a short time sightseeing. After the stop continue driving, in the van you will witness the lofty Mt. Everest in distance. After 4-6 hours driving we will reach Rongbuk Monastery. Day 5 Everest Base Camp – Shigatse Meal: No Meal Accommodation: Hotel in Shigatse
Get up in the early morning to appreciate the sunrise of Mt Everest. The rest of the day would be a trek from tent or guest house to Everest Base Camp (EBC). It is about 4KM trekking each way. Local bus is available if long distance trek is too much. Back from EBC, you will visit Rongbuk Monastery. It is the monastery of highest altitude in the world. Then drive back to Shigatse.
Day 6 Shigatse – Lhasa Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
Today we will drive for about 6 hours along the well known Friendship Highway and head to Lhasa. Please relax yourself and enjoy the Tibetan Plateau scenery in the van. Day 7 Lhasa Departure Meal: Breakfast
Say goodbye to Lhasa, transfers to airport or train station for your next destination.
*Tibet travel permit
*Entrance tickets to sites listed
*Private English speaking guide
*Licensed driver and tourist car in good condition
*All transfer and airport pickup/drop off
*Hotel listed with breakfast Price Excludes:
*Flight or train arriving/departing Lhasa
*Meal not listed (Average meal cost USD 3-15 per person per meal )
*Gratuities to guide and driver
*Single room supplement
*Optional activities and personal expense Notice:
*You are suggested to do a health check before the tour booking to decide if you are ok with the altitude of Tibet.
*We are happy to leave hotel booking to your own interest if you like. If you book the hotel on your own, the tour cost would be much lower.
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