Private 8-Day Tibet Mt Everest Base Camp Tour

This 8 days tour offers a deep exploration for the Himalayan ranges, it brings you not only through the historical places and operating monasteries like Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Tashilunpo Monastery, etc; but also lines of breath-taking natural sceneries, such as turquoise water Lake Yamdrok, mighty Nyenchen Kangsar glacier and splendid Mt. Everest Base Camp.

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 7 nights
    • All required Tibet permits and travel documents per this itinerary.
    • Local Tibetan guide fluent in English that is certified by the state tourism build.
    • Private transfer via A/C tourist vehicle with licensed driver, 5-seat 4WD car to 29-seat coach.
    • 6 nights private twin/double sharing room at 4 star hotels, daily breakfast included.
    • 1 night dorm bed stay at EBC tent/Rongbuk monastery guesthouse.
    • Vehicle and guide's entry fee to Everest Base Camp.
    • Portable oxygen inhalers (7-14L) and Tibetan Hongjingtian medicine for high-altitude sickness
    • Domestic travel accident insurance.
    • Bottled drinking water provided per person daily.
    What's excluded :
    • Single room supplement fee if requests a single room alone at the hotels.
    • All lunches, dinners and breakfast at EBC.
    • Air/train tickets into and out of Lhasa.
    • Tips to the guide and driver, tip as you wish.
    • Entry/Admission - Potala Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Jokhang Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si)
    • Entry/Admission - Sera Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden)
    • Entry/Admission - Yamdrok Yumtso Lake
    • Entry/Admission - Karo La Glacier
    • Entry/Admission - Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Mt. Everest Base Camp
    • Entry/Admission - Rongbuk Monastery
    • Entry/Admission - Tashilunpo Monastery

  • Day 1: Lhasa (3,650m) arrival

    Pass By: Lhasa, Lhasa, Tibet
    Lhasa airport or train station pick-up and then transfer to the hotel in the downtown area.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa Four Points by Sheraton, a 4-star hotel

    Day 2: Lhasa city sightseeing

    Stop At: Potala Palace, No.35 Gongqian Alley, Beijing Middle Road Cheng Guan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Potala Palace is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet, it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. It's the focal points of pilgrims from the entire Tibetan world.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Jokhang temple is the most sacred shrine in Tibet which was built in the 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Barkhor Street, Chengguan District, Lhasa 851500 China
    The 1,300-year-old circumambulation around the Jokhang Temple called Barkhor street, it is a good place to purchase souvenirs.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa Four Points by Sheraton, a 4-star hotel

    Day 3: Lhasa Outskirt Sightseeing

    Stop At: Drepung Monastery (Zhebang Si), Southern Slope of Genpeiwuzi Mountain, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Drepung monastery was the seat of the Government prior to Potala Palace, it was once the world's largest monastery in the history with 7,700 monks hailed from different monasteries all over Tibet.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sera Monastery, Wuze Hill , Sera Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Sera monastery is famous for its Buddhism philosophical debate practice, the clapping sound and aggressive expression of the monks are well worth to see, monks' debate is not available on Sundays.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Norbulingka (Precious Stone Garden), No.21 Luobulinka Road, Chengguan District, Lhasa 850000 China
    Norbulingka is the summer palace of Dalai Lama, it is crowded with picnickers and traditional activities during the Shoton (Yogurt) Festival.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa Four Points by Sheraton, a 4-star hotel

    Day 4: Lhasa - Shigatse (3,890m), 8 hours' drive

    Stop At: Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Langkazi Country, Nagarze County 851100 China
    Morning drive up to Kampala pass (4794m), you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-Tso and spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance. The turquoise-coloured Lake Yamdrok Yutso is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet. Later, descend to the lakeside for a closer view of the lake.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Karo La Glacier, Provincial Road S307, Nagarze County 851100 China
    Continue driving to see the amazing spectacle of Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier from Karo la pass. Then stop at Simila pass to see the Manla reservoir. Then proceed to Gyantse.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa, Northwest of the County, Gyangze County 857400 China
    Your last site today is the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet, before reaching Shigatse via the Friendship southern Hwy.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Shigatse Tashi Choten Hotel, a 4-star hotel

    Day 5: Shigatse - EBC (5,000m), 8-9 hours' drive

    Stop At: Mt. Everest Base Camp, kathmandu, Thamel, Tingri County 858200 China
    Drive cross over the Gyatsola pass (5,200m) and Gawula pass (5,250m), at the top of the Gawula you will see the spectacular Himalayan Ranges and its glorious peaks viz Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Everest (8,844m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Mt. Shishapama (8,020m) from left to right. Clim down through numbers of switchback bends lead to the dry valley of Tashi Zom and then to today's highlight - Everest Base Camp. Enjoy the splendid sunset.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at EBC tent or Rongbuk monastery guesthouse, dorm bed with public bathroom

    Day 6: EBC - Shigatse, 8-9 hours' drive

    Stop At: Rongbuk Monastery, near North Everest Base Camp, Tingri County China
    Get up early to see the sunrise. Then visit Rongbuk, which is the highest monastery in Tibet and consist both monks and nuns. Later drive back to Shigatse.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Shigatse Tashi Choten Hotel, a 4 star hotel

    Day 7: Shigatse - Lhasa, 5 hours' drive

    Stop At: Tashilunpo Monastery, Jijilangka Road, Shigatse 857001 China
    Morning visit Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse, one of the main Gelugpa monasteries in Tibet, it's the seat to the Panchen Lama, the second most important spiritual leader of Tibet. You will see this massive monastery's chapels and its ancient artifacts. If you like hiking, then the kora around the Tashilhunpo monastery (optional, about 2 hours) should not be missed, as it provides the amazing views of Shigatse and the surrounding countryside. Then drive back to Lhasa along the northern friendship way.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lhasa Four Points by Sheraton, a 4-star hotel

    Day 8: Lhasa departure

    Pass By: Lhasa Railway Station, Liuwu Country, Doilungdeqen County 851400 China
    Lhasa airport or train station drop-off for departure.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The guide will hold your name sign at the exit of Lhasa airport or train station.Airports
    • Lhasa Airport, Lhasa China
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/2/2021 - 6/25/2021
    Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Book at least 25 days in advance so tour operator may obtain your Tibet Permit. The original permits will be expressed to the hotel address/delivery address in one city of China if take a flight to Lhasa; and the scanned copies will be sent via email if take the train to Lhasa
    • Travelers' passport and China visa photocopies are required to provide at the time of booking
    • If your China visa is not an 'L' tourist visa, then the supplementary letters/document from your sponsored organization is required as well, please contact the local operator for more details
    • If you enter Tibet from Kathmandu, you have to get your GROUP VISA in the Chinese embassy of Kathmandu, as the individual visa is invalid. We will help you to obtain your group China visa in Kathmandu, please just send us your passport copies, you will also need to prepare a passport photo in advance. Our local representative will collect your original passport upon your arrival at Kathmandu, please kindly note that the Group Visa application requires a minimum of 3 working days to obtain.
    • As the average altitude of this tour is over 11,975 feet (3,600 meters), it's common for everyone to have some symptoms of the high altitude. We encourage the travelers to discuss the trip with the doctors prior to travel
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by WindhorseTour (Chengdu)

Activity ID: V-68147P9

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