|China group tour packaged overland adventure from Lhasa to shigatse, Mt.everest, Rongbuk
monastery, EBC everest base camp, Sakya, and then via Zhangmu border to
Visit Rongbuk monastery, hiking in EBC area to view Mt.Everest, trekking
everest base camp, visit
You can take this trip either from Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Xi'an,
Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming etc.
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Day01, Arrival at Lhasa
Arrive Lhasa by flight or train (3658 meters above
You will be greeted by your Tibetan guide once you arrive in Lhasa Gonggar airport or train station, from airport to Lhasa city is 68km, around one hour and half drive will take you to the holy city Lhasa; from the train station it is only 15km and takes 20 minutes by drive.
Afternoon have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight
Day02, Lhasa City sightseeing, Visit Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Streets and Lhasa old Town (B) Ė
Walking tour is arranged today.
Today is your first day of sightseeing on the high plateau, so we have purposely arranged only to visit Jokhang temple and Potala Palace. Potala Palace is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Jokhang temple is the most scared shrine in Tibet which was built in 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa, the circuit around it called Barkhor street, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs. Both of them are the focal points of pilgrims from entire Tibetan world, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith. Afterwards stroll on the narrow streets of Lhasa old town to meet locals people and visit their markets. Overnight at Lhasa
Day03, Lhasa City sightseeing, visit Ganden and Sera monasteries(B)
Morning you will make a excursion trip to Ganden Monastery(about 70km
drive from Lhasa), which ranks the first among the six largest
monasteries of Gelugpa. In addition to its magnificent architecture and
religious importance, there is a extremely fabulous view on top of the
Ganden Wangpo Hill, and Kichu valley is behind Ganden monastery, it is
strongly suggested to hiking around the monastery and take a bird's-eye
view of the valley. Early afternoon drive back to Lhasa to visit Sera
monastery for its famous monks debating between 3pm to 5pm(not available
on Sunday). Overnight at Lhasa.
Day04, Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake[4441m] / Gyantse[3980m] / Shigatse[3840m], 360KM, 7hrs
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 colored Lake Yamdrok Tso is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, the unforgettable vista of pincer-shaped turquoise water of the lake and amazing spectacle of Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier from Karo la pass are the wonders of the day. Then along the Friendship southern Hwy drive to Gyantse, visit the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Late afternoon drive to Shigatse. Overnight at Shigatse.
Day01, Shigatse / Sakya [4280m] / Lhatse [3950m], 200KM, 4hrs (B)
Morning visit the lively Shigatse local market while your guide process the PSB permit, afterwards visit Tashilunpo Monastery and the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas, do the monastery kora which provides you a great view of the whole Shigatse city. Late morning drive to visit Sakya Monastery which is the main monastery of Sakyapa sect, houses around the monastery are also in a typical gray color. Hike around the monastery northern ruins. Overnight at Lhatse.
Day06, Lhatse / New Tinggri [Shegar,4150m] / Rongbuk Monastery [4900m] / E.B.C [5150m], 190KM, 4-5hour drive (B)
Early morning start driving to Rongbuk via Shegar, cross over Gyatsola [5200m] & Gawu la pass [5250m], from the top of the Gawu la you will see the spectacular Himalayan Ranges and its glorious peaks viz Mt.Makalu [8463m], Mt.Lotse [8516m], Mt.Everest [8844m], Mt.Cho Oyu [8201m] and Mt.Shishapama [8020m] from Left to right, climbing down through numbers of switchback bends lead to the dry valley of Tashi Zom and then to today's destination - Everest Base Camp. Rongbuk is the highest monastery in Tibet and consist both monks and nuns, it is still a good point to see Mt.Everest (to visit Rongbuk monastery, you need pay the entrance ticket 25CNY per person on your own). Sunset at Mt. Everest is another highlight of today. Overnight at local tent guesthouse or Rongbuk Monastery guest house, (dorm bed).
Day07, Rongbuk / Old Tingri / Zhangmu[2300m], 280KM, 6-7hrs drive
If you are lucky enough, you will see sunrise at E.B.C. To trek from the Tent guesthouses community to E.B.C, it will take you about 2 hours(6Km). Or you can take the dedicated minibus (In winter season our driver will drive you up to Base Camp). Afterward drive to Zhangmu via Old Tingri & Nyalam, cross Thongla [5300m] pass, savor the enchanting views of the surrounding peaks of Shishapangma [8020m], Cho Oyu [8201m], Menlungtse and Gauri, the road driving over the pass of Tongla is surrounded by the snow-capped peaks and it is like a road to the sky. Overnight at Zhangmu.
Day08, After breakfast, your guide will help you clear the customs, end the trip.
Tips: After you cross the "Friendship Bridge" and enter Nepal, you need clear customs at the Nepal Immigration office. If you donít have your Nepalese visa you can apply at the same time, normally the fee is 25 USD for the single entry visa which is valid for 15 days, 40USD for 30 days and 100USD for 90 days. To apply for the Nepalese visa, you will need to have one passport photo. After the immigration process, you can start your journey to Kathmandu, at outside of the Immigration office, there are lots of taxis or buses waiting for the passengers to Kathmandu, you can easily rent a car with other travelers with a price about 600-900RS(about 15-20USD) each person.
Minimum tourists in your party:
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Transport: Private minivan or minibus with
driver (walking tour is arranged on Day 2).
And Park Bus ticket from Rongbuk to EBC.
Free Lhasa airport pick up at 3pm and drop off
at 12pm.(if not at the time,
then cost extra 150CNY/p.p. for single airport transfer, and
50CNY/p.p. for single train station transfer)
(2 persons in one standard room, 3 stars hotel arranged in Lhasa and
Shigatse city. But dorm bet in Rongbuk, hostel in Lhatse) with its
4 stars and 5 stars hotel
available in Lhasa (Shigatse 4*) but cost extra.
Local English-speaking Tibetan guide.
Entrance tickets for sightseeing.
Tibet entry permit ( TTB permit and PSB permit).
Tour body indurance.
Meals (lunch and dinner) not marked.
Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks,
internet access, fax, telephone calls etc.
Rongbuk monastery entrance fee about 25CNY.
Optional attractions that are not specified in the itinerary ( such as
the entrance tickets to the Norbulingka Summer Palace and Tibet museum
in Lhasa city if you want to visit)
Flight or train tickets in and out of Lhasa.
Lhasa train station transfer and the private airport transfer at your
Tips for the guide and driver(General Standard: normally 50-80RMB/day
for the guide, 30-50RMB/day for the driver).
Extra expenses and/of
additional days caused due to unexpected events (delays, porterage
because of land slides and other natural events), or even by yourself to
plan arrive 1-2 days before the start of the tour group as well as leave
1-2 days later after end of group. (that means, you can arrive at Lhasa
1-2 days eailer before group, and you can leave Lhasa 1-2 days later
after group, but cost extra, and free days in Lhasa only).
You'd go to our local agency to pick up the Permit (TTB, Tibet Entry
permit and PSB, Aliens' Travel permit).
B'fast at Rongbuk hostel.
Nepal visa fee, and any service in Nepal.
Any other service not included above.
If necessary, our flights booking service available, but
And currently, you can take flights to Lhasa from Beijing,
Shanghai, Xi'an, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Kunming, Xining, Shangri-la.
Train from Shanghai, Beijing, Chongqing and Chengdu, Xian, Xining etc.
All above will be subjected to our
confirmation. The sightseeing site
maybe adjusted later or ahead.