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Tibet Group Tour (join-in tour)
8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour
10-day Lhasa-Everest Base Camp -Namtso Lake Tour


B2: 10-day Lhasa-Everest Base Camp-Namtso Lake Tour


Trip Overview


This is the Classic tour itinerary to visit Lhasa, Everest Base camp and the holy lake Namtso lake. If you are not used to the high altitude,
then this is one of the best itineraries that cover the all the Lhasa main tourist sites like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor street,
Drepung and sera monastery with Gyantse Kumbum and Shigatse Tashi Lhunpho monastery.

 

Tourists can see much natural scenery like beautiful sacred Lake Yamdrok tso and karo glacier with beautiful views of Mt. Everest, the
highest mountain in the world from Everest Base Camp. Namtso Lake is the second largest alpine saline lake in Tibet with an altitude of
4,718 meters above sea level. Its surrealistic beauty will take your breath away in no time.

 

 

Highlights:

- Potala Palace: Winter palace of the Dalai Lama
- Jokhang Temple: Spiritual Center for Buddhists in Tibet
- Sera Monastery: One of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, the hot attraction is monks debate.
-Drepung Monstery: Drepung used to be a seat of central government until the 5th Dalai Lama built Potala Palace.
-Namtso Lake: It is the "Heavenly Lake" which is one of the four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt-lake.
-Mt. Everest: The highest mountain in the world.

 


 
Outline Itinerary in English

Day

Place

Activities

Meals

Hotel

01

Arrive in Lhasa

Airport/Train station to hotel transfer at designated period
of time Rest in the hotel to acclimatize the altitude

 

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

02

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour
*Potala Palace
*Johkang Temple
*Barkor Street

B

Welcome Dinner

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

03

Lhasa

Lhasa City Tour
*Drepung Monastery
* Sera Monastery

B

Economy Hotel
twin sharing

04

Lhasa to Gyantse to
Shigatse (370km)

*Yamdrotso Lake
*Karola Glacier
*Simila Pass and Manla Reservoir
*Gyantse Kumbum & Pelkor Monastery

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

05

Shigatse to Rongpuk
(340km)

*Far View of Himayala Mountain Range
*Rongpuk Monastery

B

Dorm or Big Tent with
humble accommodation

06

Rongpuk to
Shigatse(340km)

*Everest Base Camp

/

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

07

Shigatse to Lhasa
(270km)

*Tashilunpo Monastery
*River View of Brahmaputra
(Shigatse to Lhasa’s transfer perhaps by train)

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

08

Lhasa to Namtso
Lake(240km)

*Namtso Lake
*DumgXiong Grassland

B

Lake Shore Guest House
Dorm with humble facility

09

Namtso Lake to
Lhasa(240km)

*Namtso Lake Shore Free walk
*Yampachen hotspring(Optional)

/

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

10

Depart from Lhasa

Hotel to Airport/Train station transfer at designated
periosd of time
End the tour

B

\

B=Breakfast

Detailed Itinerary



Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa.

After arriving in Lhasa, local tour guide will welcome you at the airport/train station, then transfer the guests to the hotel. Acclimatize the high
altitude in the hotel. Overnight in Lhasa

Day 2: Lhasa City, Potala Place and Barkhor Street (B,D).
The tour will begin from UNESCO World Heritage site - Potala Palace, which is also the winter palace of Dalai Lama. It's situated at 12,139
feet above sea level. It's a 13-story high building that contains over 1,000 rooms, various statues, stupas, murals and artifacts.

Then continue to Jokhang Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s a spiritual center for Buddhists in Tibet. Next to the temple there
is Bakhor Street, filled with pilgrims and street vendors, selling traditional Tibetan items such as prayer wheels and jewelry.

Day 3: Monasteries in Lhasa, Drepung and Sera (B).
In the morning, tourists are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded
in 1416. Ganden palace is used as Dalai Lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.

Afternoon, Sera Monastery---It was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419. The highlight is the Monks
debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.

Day 4: Lhasa – Gyantse - Shigatse (B)
Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. Admire the Gampala pass (4790 m) on the way, and get a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m), which is
surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. Then continue to drive west towards Gyantse. In Gyantse, tourists will visit the famous Pelkor
Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After one and a half hour's drive, clients will arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet.

Day 5: Everest Base Camp (B)
Drive to Lhatse where tourists can take lunch. Then drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough, tourists can view the Mt. Everest in the
distance on the way back down. After 4 to 6 hours, arrive at Rongbuk monastery, but on the way there, clients will pass Pang la Pass, one of
the highest passes in Tibet at 5050m. From that pass, enjoy view all of the five highest peaks in the world.

Day 6: Everest Base Camp Return to Shigatse
In the morning, tourists can see the sunrise appear on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view of the magnificent Mount . Tourists may trek
from tent to the base camp 4km one way, or go to EBC by local bus. Then drive back to Shigatse.

Day 7: Shigatse - Lhasa (B)
Today, explore Tashilunpo monastery of Gelug Sect, the seat of the Panchen Lama, built in 1447. The monastery houses a giant statue of the
Maitreya Buddha - the biggest gilded statue of Maitreya (Buddha of the future) in the world and a tomb of all the Panchen Lama, containing
jewels and gold. In the afternoon, you will drive back to Lhasa, which will take around 6 hours.

Day 8: Lhasa to Namtso Lake (240km, 5 hours )

In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Lake Namtso. On the way, clients can see Nyenchen Thanglha( snow mountain ranges )and lots of
nomads tent with grazing yak and sheep densely-populated around the mountain side. Namtso Lake is the Heavenly Lake which is one of the
four holy lakes of Tibet and also the highest salt lake. You can do a very relaxing trekking around the lake side and Tashi Island.

To spend a night at lake shore is fantastic to see the stars.

Day 9: Namtso Lake to Lhasa (240km, 5 hours)
Enjoy the clear morning at the lake shore; you can trek along the lake shore to Tashi Dor Island to explore the meditation caves. Drive to
Dumxung to have lunch.

In the afternoon, tourists may enjoy Yangpachen hot spring (Optional) and have both indoor and outdoor swimming pool filled with hot springs
water. Finally, head back to Lhasa.

Day 10: Depart from Lhasa (B).
Transfer clients to the airport or train station.

 

 

 10-day Lhasa-Everest Base Camp -Namtso Lake Tour


Service included:

- All necessary travel permits for Tibet (excluding the Chinese visa)
- Tourist bus/minibus transportation with experienced local driver during tour
- Tourist bus/minibus transportation between airport/train statin and Hotel at designated period of time
- Experienced Local Tibetan private guide
- 7 nights of Economy Hotel twin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.B), 2 night Dorm or Big Tent with humble accommodation at
Rongpuk Everest area and the shore of Namtso Lake
- One welcome or welfare dinner
- All admission fee of tourists sites listed in the itinerary
- Oxygen bottles/Oxygen tank cylinder provided during the tour days in Tibet

 

Service excluded:

1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
3. Breakfast at Rongbuk Monastery and Namtso Lake
4. Other personal expense
5. Admission fee of Yangpachen Hot Spring (the item at one's own expense)

Tibet Price list for SIC tour


Price list for SIC Tour 2018

Route

Itinerary

Season

Standard

16 Nov. –

31 Mar. 

01 Apr. –

25 Jun.

26 Jun. –

25 Aug.

26 Aug. –

15 Oct.

16 Oct. –

15 Nov.

B2

10-day Lhasa–Everest
Base Camp–Namsto
Lake Tour (based on
2pax)

Economic

-

7800

8500

8200

7800

S.S.

-

1180

1320

1320

1180

Comfort

-

8220

9120

8820

8130

S.S.

-

1620

1760

1760

1480

Notes:

  1. Price in CNY per person. S.S. – Single Supplement (the people who stays in single room needs to pay).
  2. Every group is included about 12 persons.
  3. The final departure is according to the current rule of enter Tibet and the booking condition.
  4. Price included: Travel Permit to Tibet, transport (fixed airport transfer, sightseeing), entrance fee, Tibetan English speaking guide,
    Accommodation, one Welcome/Farewell Tibetan-style dinner, Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance.
  5. Price excluded: Lunches and Dinners, breakfast at Namtso Lake and Tingri, Tips to driver and tour guide (Tip as you wish), arrival and
    departure transportation, other personal expense.
  6. Free train station transfer. Free airport transfer during fixed time:
    Flight arrival: 12:20 (for the flight arrival before 12:00), 16:00 (for the flight arrival before 15:40)
    Flight departure: 07:30 (for the flight departure at 09:30-13:00), 11:00 (for the flight departure after 13:00)
  7. If your arrival/departure is not included in free airport transfer, we can provide private airport transfer at CNY400/one-way.


 
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