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$380 Outdoor Activities

3-Days Lhasa Everest Kathmandu Nepal Overland Adventure of Tibet

Day1 Lhasa-Lake Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-ShigatseWe will visit Yamdrok Lake, one of the must-see attraction between Lhasa and Everest Base Camp. Yamdrok Lake, also called Yamdrok Yumtso, is a lake with two long arms of water, making it look like a scorpion from the sky. This shape means you can never see its shape from around it. From Gyantse, you can see one arm, and follow it until it disappears around a bend in the shore which makes it difficult to estimate the size of the lake. So never give a miss to this highlight alpine lake. Later we will pass and enjoy the Karola Glacier on the roadside. Then we will take a visit to Pelkor Chode Monastery, the main monastery in Gyantse. Pelkhor Choede in Gyantse town is located about 260 km to the south of Lhasa and 100 km to the southeast of Shigatse city.  Day 2 Shigatse-Shegar-Everest Base CampIn the morning, we will visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery and then drive to Lhatse, a small town located 150 km to the west of Shigatse, and you may have lunch in local restaurant. After a short rest, you will go ahead to Tingri. You will pass Tsola Pass(4600m), and Gyatsola Pass(5248m). In the late afternoon, you enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve. You can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass (5198m).Then we drive along the New paved zigzag road to Rongpuk or the Tent Camp to stay overnight. If the weather is good, you can have a clear view of the sunset of golden Everest peak. Usually between May and October 15, we will carry on the last few kilometers to Everest Tent Camp to stay at campsite's nomad tenthouse, while from Oct.15 till end of April, we will stay at Rongbuk Monastery’s guesthouse or probably at Tashitsong town, 40 km from Everest Base Camp with lower altitude. Stay overnight in Nomad Tent or Rongbuk or Tashitsong village guesthouse subject to availability and weather conditionDay 3 EBC – Gyirong Border 370 km, Approx. 8 hrsGet local basic breakfast by yourself, and you are suggested to bring along some cookies, instant coffee. etc. of your own. You can get up early and enjoy the sunrise of Everest Peak at lodging area if the weather is good. And then, you can take the eco-bus to the Everest Base Camp. If you like trekking, you can do a short trek from the tent guesthouses community to the actual Everest Base Camp. For the 4km, it will take you about 1.5-2 hours on your physical condition. After sightseeing, we will drive to Gyirong, the border which connects Tibet & Nepal. On the way, travelers can enjoy breathtaking vista of Mt. Shishapangma and the Pekutso Lake. After passing the Ghungtang Lhamo(5236m), we will arrive in Gyirong in late afternoon.Day 4 Final Departure, tour ends once your guide and driver drop you off. All above hotel is not included.

$1400 Multi-day & Extended Tours

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

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

$3200 Cultural & Theme Tours

15 Days Mt Everest and Mt Kailash kora pilgrimage group tour

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa (3680m) When arrival at Lhasa airport or railway, our guide and driver will welcome you to Tibet and transfer you to the hotel. Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing After breakfast in the hotel, you will head to the Drepung monastery. It’s famous for the annual Shoton Festival, with the display of huge Buddhist painting on the hillside. After lunch, you will visit Sera Monastery.The most attractive event in the monastery is the Lama debating activity. Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing Today, you will visit Potala Palace. In Potala Palace, a masterpiece of typical Tibetan architecture. In the afternoon, you will head to Jokhang Temple, where is the spiritual center of Tibet. After sightseeing in Jokhang Temple, you will walk the unique circular pilgrimage route as local pilgrims always do at Barkhor Street.  Day 4 Lhasa- Gyantse – Shigatse Today, you will drive to the historic town of Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake, which is one of the three largest sacred lakes in Tibet. Along the way, we will enjoy the Karola Glacier, then visit Pelkor Chode Monastery, which is the main monastery in Gyantse. Day 5 Shigatse -Tingri -Rongpuk –EBC In the morning, you will leave Shigatse for Everest base camp, where you can have the stunning view of Mount Everest. If you feel good, you can do a short trekking to Everest. Day 6 EBC-Saga  In the morning, you will drive to Saga via Lake Peiku tso, where you can have a rest there. On the way, you will have a good chance to see the wild donkey and wild antelope. Day 7 Saga – Darchen Today, you will drive to Darchen, where you can have stunning views of the great Himalayans to the south and Trans-Himalayan to the north. Day 8 Darchen-Dirakpuk (Trek 13km)Today, you will do a trek about 13 km from Sarshung valley to Drirapuk Monastery. Day 9 Trek from Dirakpuk-ZuktulpukToday, you will do a trek to Zultulpuk via climb over the highest pass of the Kora, the Dromala pass. Day 10 Trek From Zuktulpuk- Darchen It’s an easy day for you to do a trek to Darchen. Later, you will visit the holy Lake Manasarovar. Day 11 Manasarovar – Payang-Saga In the morning, you will do a short trek around Lake Manasarovar, then back to Saga.Day 12 Saga-Lhatse On the way to Lhatse, you’ll view the beautiful Tibet villages. Day 13 Lhatse-Sakya-Shigatse Today, you’ll drive back to Shigatse via Sakya. On the way, you will visit Sakya monastery and Tashilunpo Monastery. Day 14 Shigatse – Lhasa In the morning, you’ll drive back to Lhasa. On the way, you'll visit the Yarlung Tsangpo valley and Tibetan Incense Workshop. Day 15 Lhasa Departure Tour ends today. Our driver will drop you to the Lhasa airport or railway station.    

$1200 Cultural & Theme Tours

Everest Base Camp theme 7 days tour

Day 1: Arrive  in LhasaOur professional tour guide and driver will waiting for guests at Lhasa Kongga International Airport or Railway station.Giving you a warm welcome to wearing a HADA for you.Then drive to the hotel in Lhasa downtown for rest.Day 2: Lhasa city tour-Potala Palace-Johkang Temple-Barkhor StreetWaiting for tour-guide and drive you to our first view-spot 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. After lunch,take a break, then guide to Johkang Temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. 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.Day3: Lhasa- via Gyantse to ShigatseAfter breakfast ,  drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .heading to our first view-spots Yamdrok-tso lake (4400m). Later, we will pass and enjoy the Korola Glacier on the roadside. Then, we will arrive in Gyantse. In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum to enjoy the far view of Gyangtse Fortress. Then keep driving, we will arrive in our destination.Day4: Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp(5200m)  After breakfast, we’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, 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.Day 5: EBC (5200m) and return to Shigatse (3900m)  In the morning, you can see the Sunrise of Everest Peak at the lodging area, but depends the climate. Then we will visit the Rongbu Monastery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together Finally, we will drive back to Shigatse.Day 6: Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m)After your breakfast, we will heading to Tashilhunpo Monastery which is one of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa (or Yellow Hat Sect) in Tibet. then drive back to Lhasa. Stay overnight in Lhasa.Day 7: Lhasa city town-airport or railway stationAfter breakfast, our guide and driver will transfer you guys to airport or railway station.

$1060 Outdoor Activities

Everest theme adventure 8 days tour

Day 1: Arrive in LhasaOur professional tour guide and driver will waiting for guests at Lhasa Kongga International Airport or Railway station. Giving you a warm welcome to wearing a HADA for you.Then drive to the hotel in Lhasa downtown for rest. Day 2: Lhasa city tour-Potala Palace-Johkang Temple-Barkhor StreetWaiting for tour-guide and drive you to our first view-spot  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. After lunch,take a break, then guide to Johkang Temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. 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. Day3:Lhasa- via Gyantse to Shigatse   After breakfast ,  drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .heading to our first view-spots  Yamdrok-tso lake (4400m). Later, we will pass and enjoy the  Korola Glacier on the roadside. Then, we will arrive in Gyantse. In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Chode Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum enjoy the far view of Gyangtse Fortress. Then keep driving, we will arrive in our destination. Day4: Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp(5200m)After breakfast, we’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, 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).The sunset of golden Everest peak if time and weather permits at the lodging area. Day 5: EBC (5200m) and return to Shigatse (3900m)   In the morning, you can see the  Sunrise of Everest Peak at the lodging area, but depends the climate. Then we will visit the Rongbu Monastery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together. Finally, we will drive back to Shigatse. Day 6: Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m) After your breakfast, we will heading to  Tashilhunpo Monastery which is one of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa (or Yellow Hat Sect) in Tibet. then drive back to Lhasa. Stay overnight in Lhasa. Day 7: Lhasa-Lake Namtso-Lhasa In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Lake Namtso for one day tour. Day 8: Lhasa city town-airport or railway station.After breakfast, our  guide and driver will transfer you guys to airport or railway station.

$1500 Cultural & Theme Tours

7 Days Incredible Landscape Journey From Lhasa To Nepal via Everest

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa. When you arrive in Lhasa by train or flight, your guide will greet you and the driver will take you to your hotel. Day 2: Lhasa - Potala Palace, Jokhang Monastery, Barkhor Street (B)Today's tour will first bring you to the Then wait for the tour-guide and drive to our first view-spot Potala Palace. Then after lunch, we will head to Jokhang Monastery which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century.Day 3: Lhasa - Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery(B) In the morning, you are going to visit Drepung monastery which is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. In the Afternoon, tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. Day 4: Lhasa - Shigatse via Gyantse (B)In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse via Yamdrok-tso Lake, Korola Glacier. Then, we will arrive in Gyantse, the historically Tibet's third largest city. In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery, Kumbum Monastery and enjoy the far view of Gyangtse Fortress.  After one and a half driving, we arrive in Shigatse.Day 5: Shigatse (3900m) to EBC (5200m) via Tingri (B)Visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery. Then, we’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, Then we drive to Everest Base Camp (5200m). You can enjoy a closer sight of the Mt. Everest peak. If time and weather permits, you may also see the sunset of golden Everest peak at the lodging area.Day 6: EBC to Gyirong Border 370kmIn the morning, you can appreciate the sunrise of Everest Peek at the lodging area and then visit the Rongbuk Monastery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together. After that, we can drive from EBC to Gyirong border. On the way, tourists can enjoy breathtaking vista of Mt. Shishapangma and the Pekutso Lake. After passing the Ghungtang Lhamo (5236M), we will arrive in Gyirong in late afternoon.Day 7: Gyirong to Nepal border (B)Tour Guide will assist the clients to exit China. And see clients off at Gyirong border. End the services at the border.Optional: Transfer from Gyirong to Kathmandu (not included in package. You need to pay extra if clients request: public bus transfer 30-60 USD/person; private vehicle around 300 USD/vehicle)