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8 Days Tibet Everest Small Group Tour

8 Days Tibet Everest Small Group Tour

Stay overnight in the Base Camp of Mount Everest in Tibet and experience the mysterious history and culture of Tibet, as well as the devout faith of the local Tibetans. Saving more in a group tour but getting more from our group members who have the same interests in this mysterious land.

PRICE FROMUSD810 p.p.
    Price Notes:
  • 1. based on double occupancy;
  • 2. 3-star accommodation level in low season;
  • 3. the price of train ticket to/from Tibet is not included;
  • 4. price is subject to change according to group size and payment methods;
TOUR CODECTT-LEGT-08
PLACES VISITEDLhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp – Lhasa
TOUR TYPEJoin-in small group with fixed departure!
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At a Glance

Day1   Arrive in Lhasa (D)

Day2  Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Place, Johkang Temple, and Barkor Street

Day3   Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

Day4   Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse (3900m)

Day5   Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200m)

Day6   EBC (5200m) and return to Shigatse (3900m)

Day7   Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m)

Day8   Depart from Lhasa (B)

Itinerary Day by Day

Day1   Arrive in Lhasa (D)

When you arrive in Lhasa, your tour guide will hold a board with your name on it at the exit to welcome you. A private car will take you to the reserved hotel.You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river on their way to Lhasa.

Stay overnight in Lhasa.

Day2  Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Place, Johkang Temple, and Barkor Street

Morning section to visit the famous Potala Palace and explore the grandest chapels. You will experience its audience halls, the jeweled and Golden burial chortens (stupa Tombs) of past Dalai Lamas, and tremendous number of Buddhist frescoes, thangkas, combinations of mandala etc.

Afternoon section visiting to the holiest temple in Tibet, the Johkang Temple, built during Songtsen Ganpo's reign by princess Wencheng of Tang dynasty, 647 A.D, and its famous Barkor Kora, where you can buy or appreciate traditional Tibetan artifacts, religious implements, antiques, books, Tibetan music instrument, Thangkas, and tradition Tibetan clothes etc. You will have a chance to get close to appreciate how the artists draw Thangkas at the Thakangka workroom at Barkor.

Stay overnight in Lhasa.

Day3   Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

Today, you will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera. Drepung Monastery is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was once home of 10000 monks and Ganden podrang in Drepung is famous it was the government centre during fifth dalai lama and later moved to the famous potala palace during fifth dalai lama.

After having lunch, continue to visit the Sera Monastery, which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje. The most attractive is that Monks debiting is held there in the courtyard at around 3-5 in the afternoon section most of the time.

Stay overnight in Lhasa.

Day4   Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse (3900m)

Today, we have to drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa.

We head westward along the lake and drive towards Gyantse. Gyantse was historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse). In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum.

After one and a half hour's driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we’ll visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama.

Stay Overnight in Shigatse

Day5   Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200m)

We’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse. It is a small town where you can take lunch.

After that, you will drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough then on the way down to shegar you will view the Mt, Everest in the distance.

After 4 to 6 hours then you will arrive at Rongbuk monastery but on the way, you will pass one of the highest passes in Tibet (pang la pass height 5050m) from that’s pass you will view the whole five highest peaks in the world.

Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.

Day6   EBC (5200m) and return to Shigatse (3900m)

In the morning, you can see the sunrise appearing on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view the magnificent Mt. Everest standing like a snow-capped pyramid in front of you at Rongpuk, which is the vantage point for watching Mt. Everest. Then you may trek from tent to Base camp 4/km one way or go to EBC by local bus.

After visiting base camp, tourists can tour Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect.

After that drive back to Shigatse stay overnight in Shigatse.

Day7   Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3650m)

Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Bhamaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet).

Stay overnight in Lhasa

Day8   Depart from Lhasa (B)

The driver will take you to airport or train station.

Service end.

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Please Note:
Please make sure that you will arrive in Tibet on the fixed date of the group tour you chose. If you plan to take a train to Tibet, you need to go 1 or 2 days before the scheduled departure date on the calendar. For example, if you want to take a train from Beijing to Lhasa and join a group tour that departs on July 22th, you need to take the Beijing Lhasa train on July 20th.

  1. To take a Tibet train from Beijing / Shanghai / Guangzhou, go 2 days before the fixed departure date.
  2. To take a Tibet train from Chengdu / Chongqing, go 2 or 3 days before the fixed departure date for the trains depart every other day from Chengdu / Chongqing to Lhasa.
  3. To take a Tibet train from Xining / Lanzhou / Xian, go 1 day before the fixed departure date.

Services Included

  1. Tibet Travel Permit and all other necessary permit to Tibet
  2. All lodging listed in the itinerary. If you travel individually, you will need to share one room with another tourist. If you prefer to stay in one room by yourself, you will have to pay the single room supplement
  3. Meals listed in itinerary
  4. Entrance fees of all tourist sites listed in the itinerary
  5. Local Tour Transfers according to group size
  6. Local Tibetan English-speaking guide
  7. One shared big Oxygen tank in the car

Services Excluded

  1. Chinese visa
  2. International flight to and out of China
  3. Domestic train/flight to and out of Tibet.(We offer domestic train/flight ticket booking service, please contact our travel experts for the details.)
  4. Meals not specified the itinerary
  5. Tips and gratitude to tour guide and drive
  6. Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks, optional tour activities, etc.
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