7-Night Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Classic Tour

This is a classic multi-day tour that provides the opportunity to visit from Lhasa to Everest Base camp. The tour will get you acquainted by covering all main tourist sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor street, Drepung and Sera monastery with Gyantse Kumbum and Tashi Lhunpho monastery. Tourists can also see natural scenery like the beautiful, sacred lake of Yamdrok Tso, and Karo glacier, and beautiful views of Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world, from Everest Base Camp.

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$1,117

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Duration

8 days

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  • What's included :
    • 5x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Tibet Travel Permit and other necessary permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese L visa)
    • The invitation letter of China L Visa (from one of China cities) or Tibet Group Visa (from Kathmandu)
    • Transportation by comfortable van or minibus with experienced local driver (gasoline is included)
    • English-speaking Tibetan guide
    • 6 nights of accommodation at a 4-star or 3-star hotel (Option)
    • 1 night tent/dorm bed accommodation at base camp or Rongbuk Monastery
    • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
    • Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa
    • Pickup and drop-off from the airport or the train station
    • Oxygen cylinder in the car (4L or 7L)
    • Liability travel insurance
    • Drinking water provided during the trip
    • Tibet Handy Map
    • Winter care service(from Nov.15 to Feb.15): Hot Water bottle and Electric blanket to keep warm at Rongpuk Guest House
    • Entrance fee of tourist sites
    • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Barkhor Street
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Karo La Glacier
    • Entry/Admission - Pelkor Chode Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Mt. Everest Base Camp
    • Entry/Admission - Rongbuk Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Tashilunpo Monastery
    What's excluded :
    • Single-supplement if you are a single traveller (when there is no traveler to share with you)
    • Chinese visa or Tibet Group Visa (from Nepal)
    • Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
    • All lunches and dinners

  • Day 1: Lhasa Arrival

    Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    When you arrive in Lhasa either by train or flight, your guide will greet you and take you to your hotel. 
    Tourists may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river on their way to Lhasa. After arriving in Lhasa, you can take a rest and get acclimatized to high altitude.
    Insider Tips: For the new-comers of Tibet, to get acclimatized to the high altitude in Tibet. Having a good sleep in your hotel is a good option. Don not rush to visit attractions inside Lhasa city.


    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa. 3 stars or 4 stars hotel (option).

    Day 2: Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street (B, D)

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Today's tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace which is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Then after lunch, tourists head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve. Outside, you can see pilgrims making prostrating in front of Jokhang Temple.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    Around the temple is Barkhor street, where you can do kora (a religious circle of a building or mountain) with pilgrims and locals, and explore the old market. Besides, We can taste Tibetan tea with locals in tea house; The welcome dinner will also be arranged accordingly.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa. 3 stars or 4 stars hotel (option).

    Day 3: Lhasa tour - Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery (B)

    Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the morning ,you are going to visit Drepung monastery which is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. You can visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. The hot attraction is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour the Tibetan religious scripture printing house; inside the monastery, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa. 3 stars or 4 stars hotel (option).

    Day 4: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse(3900m) via Gyantse (B)

    Stop At: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100 China
    In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance you can have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa .
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Karo La Glacier, Provincial Road S307, Nagarze County 851100 China
    Later, we will pass and enjoy the Karola Glacier on the roadside; At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass; Then, we will arrive in Gyantse, historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pelkor Chode Monastery, China, Xizang Zizhiqu, Rikaze Shi, Jiangzi Xian, Unnamed Road
    In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and enjoy the Far view of Gyangtse Fortress. After one and a half driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we may visit traditional Barley Mill and view the landscape of Barley Field (in summer).
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa. 3 stars or 4 stars hotel (option).

    Day 5: Shigatse(3900m) to EBC (5200m) via Tingri (B)

    Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
    After getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, it is a small town where you can have lunch.
    After that, we will pass Tsola Pass(4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). Shortly after we enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve, tourists can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass(5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to Everest Base Camp(5200m). You can get closer to gazt at the Mt. Everest peak. The sunset of golden Everest peak if time and weather permits at the lodging area.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at EBC, Rongbuk Monastery tent guestroom

    Day 6: EBC return to Shigatse

    Stop At: Rongbuk Monastery, near North Everest Base Camp, Tingri County China
    In the morning, you can see the sunrise appear on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view of the magnificent Mount which stands like a snow-capped pyramid in front of you at Rongpuk, the vantage point for watching Mt. Everest. Then drive back to Shigatse.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa. 3 stars or 4 stars hotel (option).

    Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa (B)

    Stop At: Tashilunpo Monastery, Jijilangka Road, Shigatse 857001 China
    You will start your day by heading to the Tashilunpo Monastery, which is the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. Afterwards, you will be driven 175 miles (280km) back to Lhasa by following Yalong Valley through Friendship Highway. It takes about 6 hours.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa. 3 stars or 4 stars hotel (option).

    Day 8: Lhasa Departure (B)

    Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the airport.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1: Lhasa Gongga Airport Parking Lot, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China
    2: Lhasa Railway Station, Doilungdêqên District, Lhasa, China
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Book at least 20 days in advance so tour operator may attain your Tibet Permit. Tibet Permit will be delivered to customers' delivery address / hotel address in one city of China. Please note your tour operator will contact you after the booking is confirmed.
    • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas at least 20 days prior to travel date.
    • Please Note: Customers' airport pick-up and drop-off in Lhasa needs to be arranged by the tour supplier. If customers fly to Lhasa from Kathmandu, please do not apply for China L Visa in advance. Customers need to apply for their Tibet Group Visa from China Embassy in Kathmandu via travel agency. Before that, they need to ask for an invitation letter from the tour supplier. If customers fly or take a train to Lhasa from one city of China, they need to apply for their China L Visa from the China Embassy in their country.
    • Travelers are required to provide photocopy of passports and China L visas in advance
    • Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Tibet Vista

Activity ID: V-7462P7

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