8 Nights 9 Days Lhasa & Everest Base Camp visit Tours in Tibet

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Lhasa airport to Lhasa airport to null

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• 9 Days special tours in highland of Tibet including Everest Base Camp(5200m) by drive • Can visit Nepal after this trip by overland or flight • Close view of Mount Everest North face • Airport /train arrival/departure guided service included. • Tibet Travel permit included
Day 01: Flight to Lhasa (B)Arrival at Gonggar airport & after clearing immigration and customs it will be a one hour drive to cover the 55 km. to Lhasa which is situated at an altitude of 3650 meters (13,000ft). Upon arrival we check in at the HotelDay 02    :Explore Lhasa (B)Visit Potala palace- gold roofed palace built in the time of fifth Dalai Lama. And explore Jorkhang temple- spiritual center of Tibet founded in 7th century by the King songtsen Gompo and then continue to Barkhor- a colorful market. Finally vivit Norbu Lingkha the summer palace of Dalai lama. Overnight at Hotel.Day 03:Explore Lhasa (B)Excurssion tour to Drepung- is the largest monastery in Tibet which was founded in 1416. Then continue to Sera Monastery- one of the great institution of Gelugpa Sect. Overnight at Hotel.Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse 267 km (B), 6-7 hour, you begin your overland adventure with a full day drive to Gyantse. Along the way you cross the Kamba la (4794m) and the Karo la pass (5010m), both grant spectacular views. After the Kamba la you come to Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquoise lake. You'll want to have your camera ready. Altitude 3900 m.Day 05: Gyantse-Shigatse 94km,(B) 2 hour , this will be a busy day. In the morning visit Gyantse stupa,Palkhor chode , Kumbum( an oversized chorten of 100000 images) and monastery followed by a two hour drive to Shigatse. Here see the giant Buddha in the famous Tashilumpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lama. Altitude 3800 m.Day 06: Shigatse-Lhatse-Shegar,(B) 279km,the journey today brings you over two high passes with fine views. For lunch we stop in the small town of Lhatse. Depending on how much time we spend during the morning in Shigatse we might stay overnight in SHEGAR. Altitude 4350 m. / 4000m.Day 07:  Shegar-Explore Everest :- Rongbuk-EBC-Rongbuk-Shegar (B)Begins with the Tsho La (4500m) and ends with the spectacular view of Mt. Everest from Rombuk monastery. Altitude 5200m., Day 08: Shegar-Shigatse-Lhasa [B]After breakfast drive to Shigatse [4 hr] and then train to Lhasa[2 hr]Day 09: Lhasa to Home,(B)Departure transfer

What’s included

  • Arrival/departure transfers in Lhasa
  • accommodation in 3 star hotel with daily breakfast
  • all private land transportation as per itinerary
  • English speaking local tourist guide
  • Breakfast

What’s not included

  • Tipping as you wish
  • Daily lunch and dinner
  • Travel & health insurance
  • Emergency expenses.
  • China Visa which you can apply and get in yoor home country
  • Flight ticket to/from Lhasa

Itinerary

Day 01: Flight to Lhasa (B) Arrival at Gonggar airport & after clearing immigration and customs it will be a one hour drive to cover the 55 km. to Lhasa which is situated at an altitude of 3650 meters (13,000ft). Upon arrival we check in at the Hotel Day 02    :Explore Lhasa (B) Visit Potala palace- gold roofed palace built in the time of fifth Dalai Lama. And explore Jorkhang temple- spiritual center of Tibet founded in 7th century by the King songtsen Gompo and then continue to Barkhor- a colorful market. Finally vivit Norbu Lingkha the summer palace of Dalai lama. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03:Explore Lhasa (B) Excurssion tour to Drepung- is the largest monastery in Tibet which was founded in 1416. Then continue to Sera Monastery- one of the great institution of Gelugpa Sect. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Lhasa to Gyantse 267 km (B) , 6-7 hour, you begin your overland adventure with a full day drive to Gyantse. Along the way you cross the Kamba la (4794m) and the Karo la pass (5010m), both grant spectacular views. After the Kamba la you come to Yamdrok tso, also known as the Turquoise lake. You'll want to have your camera ready. Altitude 3900 m.
Day 05: Gyantse-Shigatse 94km,(B)  2 hour , this will be a busy day. In the morning visit Gyantse stupa,Palkhor chode , Kumbum( an oversized chorten of 100000 images) and monastery followed by a two hour drive to Shigatse. Here see the giant Buddha in the famous Tashilumpo monastery. The seat of the Panchen Lama. Altitude 3800 m.
Day 06: Shigatse-Lhatse-Shegar,(B)  279km,the journey today brings you over two high passes with fine views. For lunch we stop in the small town of Lhatse. Depending on how much time we spend during the morning in Shigatse we might stay overnight in SHEGAR. Altitude 4350 m. / 4000m.
Day 07:  Shegar-Explore Everest :- Rongbuk-EBC-Rongbuk-Shegar (B) Begins with the Tsho La (4500m) and ends with the spectacular view of Mt. Everest from Rombuk monastery. Altitude 5200m.,
Day 08: Shegar-Shigatse-Lhasa [B] After breakfast drive to Shigatse [4 hr] and then train to Lhasa[2 hr]
Day 09: Lhasa to Home,(B) Departure transfer
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