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Small Group Tour: 8 days Lhasa to Mt.Everest & back to Lhasa

Day by day itinerary Price guide Tour Schedule 2017 Tour map

Day 1: Arrival upon Lhasa
Highlights: Arrival & Pick-up & Acclimatization
Schedule today: Arrival at Lhasa at airport or train station in the afternoon, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to hotel for acclimatization; you can have your free time hanging out at this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet.


Tibetan Style Pick-up

Tibetan Style Pick-up

Day 2: Lhasa city tour
Highlights: Potala Palace, Johkang Temple
Schedule today: In the morning, visit the symbol or landmark of Lhasa - Potala Palace (video), the successive Dalai Lama’s winter residence. In the afternoon, visit the center of Tibetan Buddhism - Johkang Temple (video), where you will come across lots of devoted pilgrimages coming from every corner of Tibet. Both sites are under the list of the world cultural heritages by the UNISCO. Afterwards, free time for you to wander through the Barkhor Street, the busiest street in old Lhasa quarter.


Potala Palace

Johkang Temple

Day 3: Lhasa city tour
Highlights: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery
Schedule today: In the morning, we will visit Drepung Monastery which is the biggest Tibetan Buddhism College with the biggest number of monks in Tibet. The monastery used to be the winter residence of the Dalai Lama before the 5th Dalai Lama moved his residency to the Potala Palace. And in the afternoon, we will visit another influential Gelugpa Monastery - Sera Monastery (video), where you can see the largest scale of sutra debating (video) among monks is famous all across Tibet.


Drepung Monastery

Sera Monastery

Day 4: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse (360 km/ 6-7 hours on wheel)
Highlights: Yamdrok Lak, Pelchor Monastery
Schedule today: In the morning, drive to the historic town of Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake (video), according to local mythology, Yamdrok Lake is the transformation of a goddess, on the Gangbala Pass, you will have a clear picture of this Tibetan holy lake in turquoise, in distance you can also see the snowcapped Summit of Ninjingkangsang. In Gyantse (video) , you will find the largest stupa in Tibet - Kumpa Stupa (Ten-thousand stupa), just next to the Stupa is the Pelchor Monastery (video). Another important site in Gyantse is Dzong Castle which once was a battle field where Tibetan fought against British invasion.


Yamdrok Lake

Pelchor Monastery

Day 5: Shigatse - Rongbuk Monastery (340 km/ 7--8 hours on wheel)
Highlights: Views along the way to Mt. Everest
Schedule today: In the morning after breakfast, our guide will go to tourism bureau in Shigatse to apply for PSB permit for Mt. Everest, which will take about 1.5 hour. After obtaining the permit, we will drive directly towards Mt. Everest. On the top of the Gyalpo-la pass you can see 4 of the highest mountains over 8000 meters (Mt. Everest; Mt. Makalu; Mt. Lotse; Mt. Cho Oyu) in the world at the same time, what a great picture. Before arriving at the EBC, you will first visit the highest monastery in the world - Rongbuk Monastery, which is also a good position to watch the Everest, the sunset view (video) is fantastic when weather is good.


Rongbuk Monastery

Sunset over the Mt. Everest

Day 6: Rongbuk Monastery - EBC - Shigatse (340 km/ 7--8 hours on wheel)
Highlights: Green Bus to EBC, Everest Base Camp
Schedule today: Wake up early in the morning to view the very fantastic sunrise over the peak of Mt. Everest. After breakfast, you will have opportunity to hike at the EBC to discover the charm of the highest place you may reach through your life, if you think hiking is too tough, you can just take the green bus to the EBC. And we will drive back to Shigatse this night.


Green Bus to EBC

Everest Base Camp

Day 7: Shigatse - Lhasa (300 km/ about 5 hours on wheel)
Highlights: Tashilumpo Monastery
Schedule today: In the morning, visit Tashilumo Monastery (video) which is the seat of Panchen Lama, the equally important religious figure in Tibet as Dalai Lama. The monastery was built by the first Dalai Lama in 1447, and inside the Monastery placed the highest statue of Buddha in Tibet which is 26.8 meters high. Afterwards, we will drive back to Lhasa along the Brahmaputra River; the free time is on your own.


Tashilumo Monastery

Brahmaputra River

Day 8:
Schedule today: Tour ends, our guide and driver will drop you off at airport in Lhasa. Welcome to Tibet next time.


Price Guide for 2017:

  Nov-Mar    April - June    July - Aug   Sep    Oct
  USD 730 p/p    USD 760 p/p    USD 880 p/p   USD 835 p/p    USD 835 p/p

What's included in this price?
1. Pick-up at airport or train station in Lhasa
2. English speaking local Tibetan Guide.
3. Well maintained vehicle throughout the whole tour.
4. All Tibet traveling permits concerned, such as TTP and PSB.
5. Clean and comfortable 3 star standard hotels with private bath room and breakfast in Lhasa and Shigatse, guesthouse or yak hair tent near EBC.

  Lhasa (Day1,2,3,7)   Yak Hotel or New Mandala Hotel   3*
  Shigatse (Day4 & 6)   Zangba Hotel or Manasarovar Hotel   3*
  EBC   Guesthouse or Yak hair tent   Basic

6. Tour guide and vehicle's entry fee to Mt. Everest. 
7. Oxygen supply on Vehicle.
8. Delivery fee of Tibet permits.
9. Guide and driver's food and accommodations.

What's excluded in this price?
1. Entrance fee to all the scenic spots mentioned.
(Potala Palace = RMB200, Johkang Temple=RMB 85, Drepung Monastery = RMB 50, Sera Monastery= RMB 50, Yamdork Lake = RMB 40, Karola Glacier = RMB 50, Pelcho Monastery = RMB 60, Tashilumpo Monastery= RMB 80, Rongbuk Monastery= RMB 25, EBC= RMB 180, amounts to RMB 820 = USD 120  totally)
2. Lunches and dinners.
3. Tips for the tour guide and driver.
4. Bank service fee when you transfer deposit to our company.

  Nov-Mar    April - June    July - Aug   Sep    Oct
  USD 730 p/p    USD 760 p/p    USD 880 p/p   USD 835 p/p    USD 835 p/p

What's included in this price?
1. Pick-up at airport or train station in Lhasa
2. English speaking local Tibetan Guide.
3. Well maintained vehicle throughout the whole tour.
4. All Tibet traveling permits concerned, such as TTP and PSB.
5. Clean and comfortable 3 star standard hotels with private bath room and breakfast in Lhasa and Shigatse, guesthouse or yak hair tent near EBC.

  Lhasa (Day1,2,3,7)   Yak Hotel or New Mandala Hotel   3*
  Shigatse (Day4 & 6)   Zangba Hotel or Manasarovar Hotel   3*
  EBC   Guesthouse or Yak hair tent   Basic

6. Tour guide and vehicle's entry fee to Mt. Everest. 
7. Oxygen supply on Vehicle.
8. Delivery fee of Tibet permits.
9. Guide and driver's food and accommodations.

What's excluded in this price?
1. Entrance fee to all the scenic spots mentioned.
(Potala Palace = RMB200, Johkang Temple=RMB 85, Drepung Monastery = RMB 50, Sera Monastery= RMB 50, Yamdork Lake = RMB 40, Karola Glacier = RMB 50, Pelcho Monastery = RMB 60, Tashilumpo Monastery= RMB 80, Rongbuk Monastery= RMB 25, EBC= RMB 180, amounts to RMB 820 = USD 120  totally)
2. Lunches and dinners.
3. Tips for the tour guide and driver.
4. Bank service fee when you transfer deposit to our company.

 

Join-in Lhasa to Mt.Everest & back to Lhasa Tour Schedule in 2017
Tour Date
(Arrival Date)
Booked Quote Group size Join Tour
20th, Apr.,2017 4 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
23rd, Apr.,2017 7 pax  USD 760   2-12  Join
27th, Apr.,2017 5 pax  USD 760   2-12  Join
30th, Apr.,2017 2 pax  USD 760   2-12  Join
2th, May,2017 2 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
7th, May,2017 2 pax USD760 2-12 Join
11th, May,2017 9 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
22nd, May,2017 2 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
27th, May,2017 1 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
6th, June,2017 2 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
10th, June,2017 4 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
15th, June,2017 2 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
20th, June,2017 2 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
27th, June,2017 0 pax USD 760  2-12 Join
6th, July,2017 2 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
16th, July,2017 0 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
20th, July,2017 2 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
29th, July,2017 0 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
5th, Aug, 2017 2 pax USD 880 2-12 Join
8th, Aug, 2017 3 pax USD 880 2-12 Join
18th, Aug, 2017 2 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
20th, Aug, 2017 2 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
22nd, Aug, 2017 1 pax USD 880  2-12 Join
30th, Aug, 2017 0 pax USD 880 2-12 Join
5th, Sep, 2017 1 pax USD 835  2-12 Join
14th, Sep, 2017 6 pax USD 835  2-12 Join
16th, Sep, 2017 3 pax USD 835  2-12 Join
19th, Sep, 2017 3 pax USD 835  2-12 Join
2th, Oct, 2017 0 pax USD 835 2-12 Join
5th, Oct, 2017 1 pax USD 835 2-12 Join
11th, Oct, 2017 0 pax USD 835 2-12 Join
17th, Oct, 2017 2 pax USD 835 2-12 Join
28th, Oct, 2017 0 pax USD 835 2-12 Join
7th, Nov, 2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
14th, Nov,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
23th, Nov,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
28th, Nov,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
2nd, Dec,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
7th, Dec,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
14th, Dec,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
23rd, Dec,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join
28th, Dec,2017 0 pax USD 730  2-12 Join

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