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The above price is for joining in recent seasons (per person per package).

The price includes:

  1. Accommodation at all places incl. a 3-star hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse (twin-sharing basis at hotels)
  2. Meals: the welcome dinner and breakfasts as listed in the itinerary
  3. Vehicle: appropriate vehicle according to group size and travel season
  4. Lhasa railway pick-up and drop-off service
  5. Lhasa airport pick-up and drop-off service at appointed timings
  6. Guide: experienced Tibetan English-speaking tour guide
  7. Admission: all entrance tickets of sights as noted in the itinerary (except option ones if any)
  8. All necessary Tibet travel permits (TTB / PSB)
  9. Oxygen in vehicle incase needed
  10. Service charge and tax

The price does not include:

  1. Other meals
  2. Individual pick-up / drop-off service
  3. Tips to the tour guide and driver
  4. Other expenses not noted in the above including list

We also offer 4-star and luxury hotels for joining this tour.

Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Tingri (Shegar) - Mt. Everest Base Camp - Lhasa (7 nights / 8 days)

Travel to the highest mountain in the world from Lhasa and get a cherish and unforgettable memory back home. This tour leads you to the main cultural centers in Tibet including Lhasa, Gyantse and Shigatse as well as the famous Mt. Everest Base Camp. Great view of the Himalayas will accompany you in the whole trip. And at the end, we’ll get back to Lhasa to explore the old city again..

Day 1 Landing in Lhasa

When arrival in Lhasa, please look for your name sign or the group sign, our staff will be waiting for you at the train station or the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the old area of Lhasa City. Take rest for acclimatization upon arrival.

At evening (or tomorrow evening), a welcome dinner will be held for the group. We'll have customers from all over the world, enjoy yourself to meet people from different countries and culture!

Day 2 Sightseeing in Lhasa [B]

We'll start our exploration of the old city from its quiet suburb area. This morning, we'll visit Drepung Monastery, the world's largest Gelugpa monastery once housing more than 10,000 monks, or Drak Yerpa in the beautiful Yerpa Valley, it is a holy place with deep religious meanings in Tibetan spiritual culture. And in the afternoon, we'll visit Sera Monastery where you'll have the chance to see the interesting Buddhist debate between Lamas. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.

Day 3 Sightseeing in Lhasa [B]

Today we'll visit the famous Potala Palace, the landmark of Lhasa and Tibet. It is located on Mt. Marpo Ri (the "Red Hill") and you can have a bird-eye view of the beautiful Lhasa valley there. And then we'll get to the old town area for Jokhang Temple, an ultimate pilgrimage destination to Tibetan pilgrims as well as the bustling Barkhor Street around the Temple. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.

Day 4 Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse [B]

After the sightseeing in Lhasa, we'll drive out of the city to Gyantse, a historical town in Tibet, via the Khambala Pass and Karola Pass. En route, visit the fascinating Yamdrok  Yumtso Lake and Karola Glacier. When arrival, visit the Pelkhor Monastery and its superb Kumbum Stupa. Before we end this day's tour, we'll keep driving another 90km for Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Overnight hotel in Shigatse. 

Day 5 Shigatse - Mt. Everest Reserve [B]

Get up early and we'll drive all the way (about 350km) to Rongbuk Monastery in Mt. Everest Reserve. On the way, you can get superb view of the Himalayan Range at the mountain passes. We'll arrive at the monastery in late afternoon or evening. This monastery is small and a wonderful place to view Mt. Everest. Upon arrival, you can just hang around to take photos or visit the monastery on your own at 25CNY/p.p (approx. 4USD/p.p).

In the season of May-October, we usually will carry on the last few kilometers to Mt. Everest Tent Camp for the overnight stay. and in the cold season of Nov-April, we'll just stay overnight at the Rongbuk guest house. At both places, you can enjoy the glorious sunset over Mt. Everest in clear days.

Overnight guest house or tent at the Mt. Everest reserve.

Day 6 Mt. Everest Reserve - Shigatse

This morning, the breakfast is not included due to limited local condition (food there is simple and expensive). You are highly recommended to bring some food from Lhasa or Shigatse such as cookies, instant coffee, etc.

We'll take the reserve's bus to Mt. Everest Base Camp (it is also possible to walk there). The view en route is just incredibly scenic, you'll see Mt. Everest north face dominates the skyline.. And when arrival, you can get to the small hill festooned with prayer flags for the great view of Mt. Everest. After the sightseeing at Mt. Everest Base Camp, we'll drive back to Shigatse. Overnight hotel in Shigatse.

Day 7 Shigatse - Lhasa [B]

Visit the foremost attraction in Shigatste - Tashilumpo Monastery, one of the 'Six Great' monasteries of Gelugpa. And then we'll drive back to Lhasa along the Yarlung Tsangpu river. Overnight hotel in Lhasa. 

Day 8 Departure [B]

On this last day in Lhasa, our staff will meet you at your hotel around 07:30AM or at noon (12:00PM) and drive you to the airport. And if you leave by train, we'll arrange the transport for you to the train station accordingly. Your wonderful Tibet Lhasa-Mt. Everest tour ends.

Schedule for 2017
MonthDate (arrival date in Lhasa)
January 01 07 12 14 21 28
Feburary 02 09 16 23
April 01 03 07 10 13 14 15 17 20 21 23 24 27 28 30
May 01 02 04 05 06 07 08 11 12 13 15 16 19 20 22 23 26 27 29 31
June 03 04 06 09 10 12 13 15 16 17 19 20 22 23 26 27 29 30
July 02 03 06 07 08 10 11 14 17 18 20 21 24 25 28 29 31
August 01 04 05  07 08 11 12 14 15 18 21 22 23 25 26 28 30
September 01 02 04 05 08 11 12 15 16 18 19 21 22 25 26 28 29 30
October 02 05 06 08 09 12 13 16 17 20 21 23 24 27 28 30 31
November 03 04 09 10 14 17 18 23 24 28
December 02 07 08 12 15 16 21 22 26 29 30

All our group packages can be customized to combine with your own planning, such as adding a tour to Namtso Lake, Yarlung Valley etc. There will be new dates added to the above schedule from time to time. Please feel free to check with us for the updated join-in dates!