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You'll also sometimes hear this place referred to by its historic name, Baber (དབལ་; 白坝; Báibà).


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$795 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day Best Everest Group Tour with Flexible Lhasa Tour Booking after Arrival

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa by yourselfFrom Lhasa airport, it is very easy to book the Airline Shuttle bus ticket with Chinese currency (RMB 30 per person) at the ticketing office just beside the main gate when you check out of Lhasa Gonggar Airport. The one hour shuttle bus takes you to the final bus stop nearby Potala Palace. From here please take taxi or pedicab to your hotel. Rest well for acclimatization. Hotel by yourselfDay 2: Book Optional Day Tour by yourself: Norbulinka and Sera Monastery, hotel by yourselfDay 3: Book highlight day tour before arrival in Lhasa: visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets, hotel by yourself Day 4: Lhasa -Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse- Shigatse (354 km, 4-5 hours)Today we drive in the west direction to reach the Shigatse city. First we will drive along the wind mountain road to cross the Kampa-la pass (4797 m) and then to Karo-la Pass (5050 m), where Mt. Noijin Kangsang (7026 m) Glacier lies beside the main road. In the middle, we will enjoy the unreal turquoise waters of the holy lake Yamdrok-Tso. Then we will continue to drive to Gyantse town, where we will visit the best Tibetan art paintings in Kumbum Stupa inside the Pelkor Chode Monastery. Overnight in Shigatse Gesar Hotel or similar if late booking  Day 5: Shigatse - Everest Base Camp (340 km, 7-10 hours)Today we will head to EBC. First, we will reach Shegar.After that, we will drive to the campsite. And we may trek 4 km about 1 hour to Everest Base Camp. Alternatively you can take a local bus if you do not walk (the bus fee RMB 25 per person is to be paid by yourself). If weather permitting, the glorious sunset of Mt.Everest will be the highlight of the day. Overnight: Nomad Tents (if available) or Guesthouse at Tashitsong or Rongphu (depends on season and availability)Day 6: Everest Base Camp - Shigatse (340 km, 7-10 hours)Wake up early for the Everest peak sunrise view if weather permitting! After breakfast on your own, we can trek or take the local bus to Everest B.C to have closer view to Mt. Everest peak. And then around 10:30 am we will visit Rongphu Monastery, after that we will drive back to Shigatse. The actual time arrangement will be reconfirmed with tour guide and driver per the weather situation in the season. Overnight: same hotel as above Day 7: Shigatse-Tashilhunpo Monastery-Lhasa (272 km, 7-10 hours) Day 8: Final Departure

$75 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8-Day Everest Group Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa Individual travelers (1-3 people) should get to Lhasa with tour guide by public airline shuttle bus. However if there are 4 or more people for one booking at a time, a private pick up and transfer to Lhasa will be included.O/n in hotel  Day 2: Visit Norbulinka-Summer Palace of Dalai Lama and Sera Monastery, O/n in hotelDay 3: Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets,O/n in hotelDay 4: Lhasa - Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-Shigatse (354 km, 12 hours) Today is a big day covering lots of attractions such as Lake Yamdrok, Karola Glacier, Pelkhor Monastery and the landscape driving to Shigatse city. Overnight: Gesar Hotel or similar if late booking   Day 5: Shigatse - Everest Base Camp (340 km, 7-10 hours)Today we will head to EBC. First, we will reach Shegar. After that, we will drive to the campsite. And we may trek 4 km about 1 hour to Everest Base Camp. Alternatively you can take a local bus if you do not walk (the bus fee RMB 25 per person is to be paid by yourself). If weather permitting, the glorious sunset of Mt.Everest will be the highlight of the day. Overnight: Nomad Tent dormitory house (if available) or Guesthouse at Tashitsong or Rongphu monastery (depends on summer or winter season and availability)Day 6: Everest Base Camp - Shigatse (340 km, 7-10 hours)Wake up early for the Everest peak sunrise view if weather permitting! After breakfast on your own, we can trek or take the local bus to Everest B.C to have closer view to Mt. Everest peak. And then around 10:30 am we will visit Rongphu Monastery, afther that we will drive back to Shigatse. The actual time arrangement will be reconfirmed with tour guide and driver per the weather situation in the season. Overnight: same hotel as above Day 7: Shigatse city-Tashilhunpo Monastery Lhasa (272 km, 6-7 hrs.) We will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, built in the 15th century by the first Dalai Lama, while the seat of Panchen Lama nowadays. We recommend to do Kora around Tashilhunpo. Also you can walk in the local Tibetan traditional market. After we finish the trip, we will drive back to Lhasa Accommodation: same as aboveDay 8: Final Departure at at 06:30 am; 08:30 am and 12:30 pm at your hotelOption A) Comfortable hotel in Lhasa: Tashi Norta Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel, House of Shambhala, Shambhala Palace, Option B) Budget Hotel in Lhasa: The Tibet Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel, Kyichu Hotel, Heritage Hotel or Tashitakge Hotel, Yak Hotel, Dhood Gu Hotel, Dekang Hotel

$60 Multi-day & Extended Tours

8 Days Classic Comfortable Everest Group Tour

Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa Individual travelers (1-3 people) will be transferred by shuttle bus at 09:30 am; 13:30 pm; 16:30 pm. If your schedule differs, private transfer and fee applies. However if there are 4 or more people for one booking at a time, a private pick up will always be included.O/n in hotel  Day 2: Visit Norbulinka-Summer Palace of Dalai Lama and Sera Monastery, O/n in hotelDay 3: Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets,O/n in hotelDay 4: Lhasa -Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse- Shigatse (354 km, 4-5 hours)Today we drive in the west direction to reach the Shigatse city. First we will drive along the wind mountain road to cross the Kampa-la pass (4797 m) and then to Karo-la Pass (5050 m), where Mt. Noijin Kangsang (7026 m) Glacier lies beside the main road. In the middle, we will enjoy the unreal turquoise waters of the holy lake Yamdrok-Tso. Then we will continue to drive to Gyantse town, where we will visit the best Tibetan art paintings in Kumbum Stupa inside the Pelkor Chode Monastery. Overnight in Shigatse Gesar Hotel or similar if late booking  Day 5: Shigatse - Everest Base Camp (340 km, 7-10 hours)Today we will head to EBC. First, we will reach Shegar.After that, we will drive to the campsite. And we may trek 4 km about 1 hour to Everest Base Camp. Alternatively you can take a local bus if you do not walk (the bus fee RMB 25 per person is to be paid by yourself). If weather permitting, the glorious sunset of Mt.Everest will be the highlight of the day. Overnight: Nomad Tents (if available) or Guesthouse at Tashitsong or Rongphu (depends on season and availability)Day 6: Everest Base Camp - Shigatse (340 km, 7-10 hours)Wake up early for the Everest peak sunrise view if weather permitting! After breakfast on your own, we can trek or take the local bus to Everest B.C to have closer view to Mt. Everest peak. And then around 10:30 am we will visit Rongphu Monastery, after that we will drive back to Shigatse. The actual time arrangement will be reconfirmed with tour guide and driver per the weather situation in the season. Overnight: same hotel as above Day 7: Shigatse-Tashilhunpo Monastery-Lhasa (272 km, 7-10 hours) Day 8: Final Departure at at 06:30 am; 08:30 am and 12:30 pm at your hotelOption A) Comfortable hotel in Lhasa: Tashi Norta Khangsang Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel, House of Shambhala, Shambhala Palace Option B) Budget Hotel in Lhasa: Heritage Hotel, Tashitakge Hotel, The Tibet Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel, Kyichu Hotel, Yak Hotel, Dhood Gu Hotel, Gorkha Hotel, Dekang Hotel

$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

$3000 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Tibet Lhasa tour with EBC - 7 Nights 8 Days Fly in Fly out

ItineraryDay 1: Day 01: Kathmandu (1,300m) to Lhasa (3,650m):Pass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetFly to Lhasa crossing over the highest Himalayan ranges of the world which takes about 1 hour Mountain scenic flight. Or arrive via mainland China to Lhasa. Transfer and check-in to your hotel. Rest at the for acclimatization.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 star standardDay 2: Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Lhasa.Pass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetAfter breakfast processed for full days Sightseeing of Potala Palace. Potala Palace is one of the most beautiful monuments in Tibet with 1,000 room and 13 stores to explore this is probably the most popular tourist attractions in Tibet and Jokhang temple which was constructed back on the 7th century attracts hundreds of tourists every year. This temple has a very huge Sakyamuni Buddha statue and is considered the holiest place in Tibet. Barkhor Market Palace, Barkhor Street is the centrifugal tide of pilgrim then you can see the several small, fascinating temple into the route.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 Star Standard Day 3: Day 03: Lhasa Full day Sightseeing.Pass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetAfter breakfast, full day sightseeing of Sera Monastery specialized in the fundamental precepts of Buddhism. Sera survived the ravage of the cultural revolution with the light damage although many of the lesser colleges were destroyed. Drepung Monastery was one of the world’s Largest monasteries it was founded in 1416.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 Star StandardDay 4: Day 04: Lhasa to Shigatse via Gyantse.Pass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetDrive to Shigatse via Gyantse and Yamdroktso. Enroute visit Yamdroktso and Phalkhor and Khumbub stupa in Gyantse. Drive to Shigatse.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 Star StandardDay 5: Day 05: Shigatse to Ronbuk via Shegar.Pass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetEnjoy the scenic drive to Xegar; take some rest and drive further via bumpy road to Runbok. This trip seems Little bit tiring, though the beautiful scenery makes you forget the pain.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 Star Standard Day 6: Day 06: Hike to Everest Base CampPass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetThe day early in the morning, you will hike to Everest base camp. It is a Couple of hours hiking. Explore around and drive back to Shegar. You may use horse craft if you cannot walk to the base camp. (If time permits, drive to Shigatse)Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 Star StandardDay 7: Day 07: Shigatse to Lhasa (341 km)Pass By: Potala Palace, Lhasa, TibetVisit Tashilomphu Monastery; Explore around Shigatse and drive back to Lhasa.Meals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 2 Star StandardDay 8: Day 08: Drive to the Airport flight back to KathmanduPass By: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionAs last day our guide will drop you up to the Lhasa Airport today goodbye from Lhasa and pickup at Kathmandu Airport.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$850 Multi-day & Extended Tours

7-Night Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Classic Tour

Day 1: ArrivalYour guide will pick you up at the airport/ train station and take you to the hotel. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 2: Lhasa City (B,D)The tour will firstly bring you to the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It has been used since the 7th century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. After lunch, head to Jokhang Temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. Around the temple is Barkhor Street where you can kora with pilgrims and locals. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 3: Lhasa City (B)Today, you are going to visit Sera monastery and Drepung monastery, which are two of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, together with Tashilunpo Monastery. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 4: Lhasa-Shigatse (B)Tourist will visit from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790m), and will get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m). The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. Tourists will stop around the roadside and explore Korola Glacier (5030m). The texture and the tip of Korola Glacier can be clearly seen. The tour moves on to Gyantse where you will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After 1.5 hours, you will arrive in Shigatse. Stay in Shigatse 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 5: Everest Base Camp (B)You'll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s Travel Permit, and then drive to Lhatse where you can take lunch. After that, you will drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough, you can view the Mt. Everest in the distance on the way back down. You'll pass Gawula Pass(5050m), one of the highest passes in Tibet. From that pass, you can view all of the five highest peaks in the world. After 4 to 6 hours, you will arrive at Rongbuk monastery. Stay in EBC Guestroom tent.Day 6: Everest Base Camp Return to ShigatseIn 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. Stay in Shigatse 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa (B)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. Stay in Lhasa 4-star hotel or 3-star hotel (Option). Day 8: Departure (B)Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to the airport.