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Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Train Station.

Booking notes

The above price is based on a group of 4 people travelling in recent seasons. It includes the accommodation at a 3-star hotel in Lhasa, Tsedang and Shigatse, one private car, driver and local Tibetan English-speaking tour guide, etc.

We can organize the tour for any group size, starting from one single traveler. Please let us know how many people there will be in your group and your travel time, we'll send the costing for you accordingly.

You can also click the "customize it" button below to get more information for your own planning to Tibet!

When you have around 10 days for your trip in Tibet and would like to have more cultural experience,  you can consider this tour to Mt. Everest Base Camp and explore the mystical Yarlung Valley (Tsedang) for an up close encounter with Tibetan culture.

Yarlung Valley is known as the Cradle of Tibetan civilization. With a visit to the famous Samye Monastery in the valley, you will learn more about Tibetan culture and history. Yarlung Zangpu River is called Brahmaputra River in India and is the mother river of Tibetan people.

  • Physicality: Medium
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Culture shock: Medium
    Culture shock rating

    Some tours or activities are a total immersion ... others offer just a taste of a different way of life. Below is how we\'ve classified things to help you make a selection.

    Low

    Consider these tours or activities as unlikely to surprise. They will still give you fantastic insight into the destination and/or a great experience.

    Medium

    You might find yourself on these tours/activities confronted by quite a different way of doing things to that you are familiar with. Think food, language, customs, religions, mode of transport. For the slightly more adventurous.

    High

    Think things you probably wouldn\'t do on your own ...

  • Group size: 4 people
  • Pickup location: 

    Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Train Station.

  • Drop-off location: 

    Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Train Station.

  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM - 8.00 PM)
  • Drop-off time: (8.00 AM - 8.00 PM)

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa

Meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel in Lhasa. Upon arrival, take rest to get used to the thin air environment.

Day 2 Sightsee in Lhasa

Visit the majestic Potala Palace, solemn Jokhang Temple and the busy Barkhor Street around the Temple. Evening pay a visit to a local Tibetan family if possible.

Day 3 Sightsee in Lhasa

Further exploration of the ancient city will lead you to two great monasteries - Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Day 4 Lhasa-Yarlung Valley (Tsedang)

This morning, we'll drive about 240km to the famous Samye Monastery in the Yarlung Valley, known as the Cradle of Tibetan Civilization. The Monastery is the first Buddhism monastery in Tibet with spectacular architecture combined with Indian, Nepaless and Chinese styles.

Day 5 Tsedang-Gyantse

After breakfast, drive about 330km to Gyantse via Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and KaroLa Glacier. Upon arrival, visit the superb Pelkhor Monastery.

Day 6 Gyantse-Shigatse-Tingri

In the fresh morning air, we'll first drive about 90km to Shigatse and visit the most important sight there - Tashilumpo Monastery. Then we'll drive another 250km to Tingri via GantsoLa Pass (5220m).

Day 7 Tingri-Mt. Everest Base Camp

Today we'll drive the 100km from Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp to enjoy the life-long experience with the highest mountain in the world. You can hike about 2hrs from the Monastery to the Base Camp.

Day 8 Mt. Everest Base Camp-Shigatse

Enjoy the gorgeous sunrise over Mt. Everest and then we'll drive back to Shigatse, strolling around the old town upon arrival if time permits.

Day 9 Shigatse-Lhasa

Drive back to Lhasa and enjoy the last stay at the holy city.

Day 10 Leave

Transfer you to the airport or train station and we'll see you off there. Your wonderful Tibet Mt. Everest tour ends.