LHASA EVEREST BASE CAMP LHASA TOUR 07 DAYS

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Highlights

Trip Destination Kathmandu, Everest Base Camp, Lhasa
Trip Start & End Point Lhasa
Duration of Trip 07 Days
Group Size 2 Person or Above
Accommodation Hotel in City & Guesthouse in Mountain Region
Mode of Tour Teahouse / Lodge
Maximum Altitude 5200 m
Transportation & Drive Hours Private Vehicle (approx. 5-6 hrs)
Trip Grade Moderate Difficult
Best Season April through November
Highlighted Places Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-EBC-Lhasa
 

 

DETAIL PROGRAM ITINERARY

DAY 01: ARRIVE AT LHASA BY AIR OR TRAIN FROM KATHMANDU OR MAINLAND CHINA.
Fly into Lhasa or arrive in Lhasa by train. Our guide will meet you and transfer you to Lhasa. On the way, you can appreciate the heart-beating highland view along the Yarlong Tsangpo river (the longest river in Tibet and highest river on the earth with an average altitude of 4,000 meters), originating from Jiemayangzong Glacier on the northern Himalayas. Overnight at Hotel.

 
DAY 02: GUIDED SIGHTSEEING TOUR IN LHASA CITY
Today, you will visit the highest palace in the world-Potala Palace which is the Dalai Lama's winter palace. It locates on the red hill, a good viewing point in Lhasa.
In the afternoon, we go to the renowned Jokhang Temple which will provide you one of your first sights of devout Tibetans. In the temple you will see the glistening Sakyamuni statue which is considered as Tibetan Buddhism's rarity. After then, stroll around the bustling Barkhor Street. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 03: DRIVE, LHASA TO SHIGATSE VIA YAMDROK –TSO LAKE
About hundred kilometers, you will appreciate the holy Lake of Yamdrok Yumtso Lake.The sacred lake of Yamdrok Yutso is revered as a talisman, supporting the life-spirit of Tibet. It is said that should its waters dry, Tibet will no longer be habitable.
On the way to Gyantse, have a look at the Karola Glacier. Visit the Pelkhor monastery for its famous Kumbum Pagoda. Besides Pelkhor, we will also visit a Nunnery to watch the chanting.
Drive to Shigatse. On the way to Shigates have a mountain village family visit for a glimpse of everyday Tibetan life.  Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 04: DRIVE, SHIGATSE TO MT. EVEREST BASE CAMP
After hours of driving we arrive at the highest monastery of the world, the Rongbuk monastery. Upon arrival, take carriage or hike to Mt. Everest Base Camp. You can appreciate the spectacular Himalayan and the highest mountain in the world-Mount Everest.
Since you will stay overnight at EBC or Rongbuk guesthouse, you will have great chance to see the sunset of Mount Everest. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 05: DRIVE, MT. EVEREST BASE CAMP TO SHIGATSE
Wake up early in the morning to appreciate the sunrise of Mt. Everest if you are lucky. Drive back to Shigatse. On the way enjoy the Himalayan Mountain Range. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 06: DRIVE, SHIGATSE TO LHASA VIA NORTHEN ROUTE
Morning time visit Pachen Lama's seat palce, the great Tashilumpo monastery, a very big and complex monastery in Tibet. Have a look at the Local Market, then back to Lhasa. You can stroll around the Old Town at your disposal. Overnight at Hotel.
 
DAY 07: DEPARTURE FROM LHASA
Our guide will meet you at your hotel, and you will be transferred to Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Railway Station to take flight or train out of Lhasa.