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8-day Lhasa to EBC tour

Local travel agency arranges this tour with Tibetan driver and English-speaking guide.Most reasonable price is guaranteed!

This is one of the most popular adventure tours on our earth.It begins from Lhasa--the historic capital of Tibet, the golden sunshine and blue sky is the dreams of many travelers all over the world, it is also the pilgrimage destination of all Tibetans, mingling with local pilgrims around the Barkhor street is an extra-ordinary feeling. This tour brings you not only through the historical palaces and operating monasteries, but lines of breath-taking natural sceneries, such as turquoise water Lake Yamdrok, mighty Nyenchen Kangsar glacier and great peaks of Himalayas, will surely enrich your knowledge of the high plateau and its geography, gradually come across the rich culture of western Tibet and then to world summit Mt. Everest. In a nut-shell, this tour covers rich cultures and traditions, historical sights and natural beauties of Tibet.

per adult from

$1,183

AUD

Duration

8 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • Airport or train station pick-up and see-off
    • 3-star hotel room in Lhasa and Shigatse (2 people sharing the same room); tent or guesthouse at EBC
    • Breakfast (not include in EBC)
    • Experienced Tibetan English- speaking Guide
    • Well maintained and safe vehicle (Vehicle type will be arranged according to group size)
    • All Tibet traveling permits
    • Entrance fee mentioned as above
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Xialu Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Mt. Everest Base Camp
    • Entry/Admission - Tashilhunpo Monastery Store
    What's excluded :
    • Transportation to and from Tibet
    • Breakfast at Everest Base Camp
    • Meals not specified in the itinerary (RMB30-50 per meal per person)
    • Tips for the tour guide and driver (RMB30-50 per day)
    • Single room supplement fee

  • Day 1: Arrivie in Lhasa[3658m] by train or plane

    Pass By: Lhasa Railway Station, Liuwu Country, Doilungdeqen County 851400 China
    Upon your arrival at Lhasa airport or train station, you will be greeted by your Tibetan guide, from airport to Lhasa city is 68km, around an hour drive will take you to the holy city Lhasa. Driving along the Brahmaputra river and Lhasa river, you will not only amazed by the spectacular plateau scenery but also have a chance to see flocks of black-necked crane, wild duck and many other kind of wild birds. If you take the train to Lhasa, normally you will arrive in the late afternoon or evening, 20 minutes drive will take you to your hotel in Lhasa city. Check into hotel, have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight at Lhasa.

    Meals included:
    • Dinner: Today the wellcome dinner will be arranged for the group members.
    Accommodation included: Lhasa Yak Hotel or Equivalent three star hotels

    Day 2: Sightseeing in Lhasa City , visiting Potola Palace & Jokhang Temple/Barkor street

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the morning, we will begin the tour with the grand Potala Palace! Built in 7th century, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is the highest building in Lhasa. With roughly 1000 stairs to climb, you will enjoy a commanding view of beautiful Lhasa City and the surrounding mountains. There are many rooms, courtyards, and views to explore in Potala Palace, so the better part of the morning will be spent here.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    In the afternoon we will visit Jokhang Temple, which is considered the most sacred and important temple in Tibet. It was built approximately 1350 years ago in a mix of styles including: Tibetan, Tang Dynasty Chinese, Nepalese and Indian.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    After experiencing this incredible and ancient temple you will find it is the perfect opportunity to envelope yourself in the famous shopping district of Barkhor Street. Beautiful and unique handicrafts from all over Tibet can be found here, and the shopping is enjoyed by both tourists and locals alike! After perusing the wares, join in with locals and pilgrims from around the country and the world in a traditional “kora”. A kora is a clockwise walk done around Buddhists sites, and is traditionally done three times. You may see some walking counterclockwise, however this is only for Bon religion followers, and it is best to stick to clockwise as a tourist. After your kora, sit and watch the many faces and colorful clothed locals while sipping traditional Tibetan butter tea, made with fresh yak butter and yak milk.
    Free welcome dinner will be arranged for the first night!
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Lhasa Yak Hotel or Equivalent three star hotels

    Day 3: Sightseeing in Lhasa City , visiting Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery & Norbulingka Summer Palace (B)

    Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    First on the itinerary for your 3rd day is Drepung Monastery. It is considered to be one of the three great Gelug monasteries in Tibet. Drepung Monastery is also famous for hosting the unveiling and displaying of the enormous Thanka of the Great Buddha and the Tibetan Opera Show during the Shoton Festival.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Later in the afternoon, we will explore another of the “Great Three” monasteries, Sera Monastery. Visitors will have the unique privilege in witnessing one of the magnificent traditions of Tibetan Buddhism, the courtyard debates among the monks. These lively debates contribute to the monks understanding of Buddhist philosophy and achieve a higher level of study. The debates are held on weekdays from 3pm to 5pm in the afternoon.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Lhasa Yak Hotel or Equivalent three star hotels

    Day 4: Day 4 : Lhasa /Gyantse[3980m] / Shigatse[3840m], 360KM, 7hrs (B)

    Stop At: Gyantse, Gyantse County, Shigatse, Tibet, China
    On day four, our tour leaves the bustling and ancient city of Lhasa and heads into the Nyangchu Valley. The valley follows the Nyang River, one of the tributaries to the Yarlung Zangbo which later becomes the Bramaputra River. This wide floodplain is home to a host of wildlife and bird species. The road will also cross over the Gampala Pass(4900m), on the way to Yamdrok Lake(4400m). Yamdrok Lake with its turquoise waters looks surreal as it stretches from horizon to horizon.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Xialu Temple, Xialu Village, Jiacuoxiong Country, Shigatse 857000 China
    After driving along the picturesque lake, and leaving it behind we then meet the Karo-la Glacier(4960m) which is in easy view from the roadside. Once pictures are taken and memories made we continue on to Gyantse, a famous historical city, where we will pay a visit to Pelkor Monastery and Gantse Kumbum. Later we arrive in Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Manasarovar hotel or Equivalent three star hotels

    Day 5: Day 5 : Shigatse / E.B.C [5150m], 340KM, 7 Hour Drive

    Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
    On the fifth day of the tour, you will make your way to the highest monastery in the world, Rongbuk Monastery (5100m). First the tour will pass by Latse, and Shegar before arriving at the Rongbuk Monastery where both monks and nuns live and practice together. A little further on you will find the guesthouse run by a wonderful family where you will spend the night. From here, it offers a commanding view of Everest, or “Qomolangma” in Tibetan. Rongbuk Monastery sits small and unassuming tucked into the rock, a visit to this retired monastery with its one monk caretaker is a window into the past with its secret spaces and wall frescos. The Rongbuk Monastery has an intimate connection with the Tengboche Monastery just on the other side of Qomolangma where the Sherpa people, who are Tibetan in origin, came through the pass some 500 yrs. ago
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Rongbuk gesthouse or tent

    Day 6: Everest Base Camp/Shigatse, 350km, 7-8hrs

    Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
    A pre-dawn rise and swift boarding of the tour bus will allow you to climb from EBC back to the pass for a breathtaking sunrise behind Mt. Everest (8848m) weather permitting. You will also get the chance to look at other famous peaks such as Cho Oyu(8201m), and Shishapangma(8012m). After that, we drive back to Shigaste.
    Duration: 3 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Manasarovar hotel or Equivalent three star hotels

    Day 7: Day 07 : Shigatse / Lhasa[3595m], 300KM, 6hour drive(B)

    Stop At: Tashilhunpo Monastery Store, Xigezi Pedestrian St, Sangzhuzi Qu, Rikaze Shi, Xizang Zizhiqu, China
    In the early morning on day five, the tour will arrive at Tashilunpo Monastery which is the seat of the of Panchen Lamas. Built in 1447, the monastery houses a giant statue of the Maitreya Buddha, the biggest gilded statue of the Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lamas. This enormous Buddha is decorated with jewels and precious stones, and many pilgrims come to rub their “malas” or prayer beads along the flanks of this statue. In the afternoon, we drive back to Lhasa.
    (Shigatse to Lhasa transfer may be by train)
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Lhasa Yak hotel

    Day 8:  Lhasa train station / airport dropping off (B)

    Pass By: Lhasa Gongga Airport Parking Lot, Gonggar County, Shannan, Tibet, China
    Our journey ends today, and your guide will help transfer you from your hotel to the airport or train station and wish you a safe journey.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Lhasa, Tibet, China
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Lhasa Airport, Lhasa China
    Ports
    • Lhasa railway station
    Departure Time :
    9/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    11/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    1/1/2021 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    4/1/2021 - 4/30/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    7/1/2021 - 8/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    9/1/2021 - 10/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    11/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    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
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • 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 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

10

Organised by ChinaViator

Activity ID: V-188482P1

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