The group tour starts at Lhasa and ends at Gyirong Port that connects Kathmandu and Tibet. The highlights of the tour are: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple. Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery in Lhasa, Everest Base Camp, Himalaya Range, and unique natural scenery of Tibetan region.
Day 1 Lhasa Arrival
Day 2Lhasa: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Day 3Lhasa: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Day 4Lhasa - Shigatse: Pelkor Monastery, Gyantse Kumbum. Tashilunpo Monastery
Day 5Shigatse - Everest Base Camp
Day 6Everest Base Camp - Dingri: Rongbuk Monastery
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 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 Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Hotel in Lhasa
After Breakfast, start your visit with Drepung Monastery, located 11km away from Lhasa city, that 700 years old monastery is one of three greatest monasteries of Gulug (Yellow Hat) of Tibetan Buddhism. In the afternoon, we will visit the Sera Monastery, which located at the north top of Lhasa city, about half hour drive from Drepung Monastery. Public debate on Buddhist classics among monks is a highlight attraction of the monastery. Transfer back to your hotel when tour finished.
Day 4 Lhasa – Shigatse Meal: Breakfast 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 5 Shigatse – Everest Base Camp Meal: Breakfast Accommodation: Tent or local guest house
In the morning pay a visit to Tashilunpo Monastery. Then drive toward Tingri to Rongphu Monastery, in the van you will witness the lofty Mt. Everest in distance. After 4-6 hours driving we will reach the destination.
Day 6 Everest Base Camp – Dingri Meal: No Meal Accommodation: Hotel in Dingri
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 to Dingri County, a frontier county where you could appreciate the grand beauty of Himalaya Range.
Day 7 Dingri – Kathmandu Meal: Breakfast
In the morning, we will drive to Gyirong Port on the shared border of Tibet and Nepal. Please relax yourself and enjoy the unique plateau scenery in the van. We will reach the port in the afternoon. Then the guide will say goodbye to you at the border bridge. Service ends here.
*Tibet travel permit
*Entrance tickets to sites listed
*Professional English speaking guide
*Licensed driver and tourist van in good condition
*All transfer and airport pickup/drop off at scheduled time (see in Notice)
*3 star hotel listed with breakfast
*Welcome dinner on day 1
*One shared oxygen tank each van
*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
*Please contact us to check exact tour availability.
*If you travel alone, you may share one room with other tourists. If you prefer to have your own room, please inform us. We will arrange with single room supplement.
*You are suggested to do a health check before the tour booking to decide if you are ok with the altitude of Tibet.
*We arrange airport drop off twice a day: pickup from hotel at 07:30 and 11:00 respectively in the morning. If you prefer other pickup time, please inform us in advance. We will arrange with extra transfer fee.
*We arrange airport pickup twice a day: 12:20 and 16:00 respectively in the afternoon. If your flight arrives Gongga Airport after 16:00, please inform us in advance. We will arrange with extra transfer fee.
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