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B1: 8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp Tour


Trip Overview


This is the Classic tour itinerary to visit Lhasa and Everest Base camp. 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.

 

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

B

Economy Hotel twin
sharing

08

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

8-day Lhasa and Everest Base Camp 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
- 6 nights of Economy Hotel twin sharing accommodation with breakfast (B.B), 1 night Dorm or Big Tent with humble accommodation near
Rongpuk Monastery
- 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. Other personal 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.

B1

8-day Lhasa and Everest
Base Camp Tour
(based on 2pax)

Economic

5500

6050

6950

6550

6100

S.S.

1000

1000

1120

1120

100

Comfort

6240

6610

7610

7260

6540

S.S.

1240

1360

1480

1480

1240

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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