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11 Days Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp Tour plus Nyingchi

11 Days Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp  Tour plus Nyingchi
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Nyingchi - Lhasa - Gyasntse - Shigatse - Mt. Everest Base Camp - Lhasa
Cypress Forest and Mt. Namjia Bawa, Basum lake, Potala Palace, Johkang Temple,Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery, Yamdrok Lake, Pelchor Monastery, Karo Glacier, Gyantse Pelkor, Tashi Lhunpo Monastery,Sakya Monastery, Green Bus to EBC, Everest Base Camp, Rongbuk Monastery, the Bhamaputra River

Trip Day By Day

Day 1-3 Nyingchi - Lhasa
Day 4-5 Lhasa city tour
Day 6-8 Lhasa - Shigatse - EBC
Day 9-10 EBC - Shigatse - Lhasa
Day 11 Depart from Lhasa

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival upon Nyingchi

Highlights: Arrival & Pick-up & Acclimatization

Schedule today: Arrival in Nyingchi at airport, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to hotel in Bayi Town of Nyingchi for acclimatization; you can have a good rest to get used to the altitude, or enjoy your free time hanging out around to get the first impression of Tibet 

 Airport in Nyingchi  Bayi Town of Nyingchi
Airport in Nyingchi Bayi Town of Nyingchi

Day 2: Nyingchi Tour

Highlights: Cypress Forest and Mt. Namjia Bawa

Schedule today: In the morning we will head 15 kilometers southeast of the Bayi Town to visit the Great Cypress Nature Reserve area. The king cypress in the reserve is around 2,500 years old 50 meters tall. Then we will have a view of the great Mt. Namjia Bawa (7,700m) in the distance while we drive to Sekyim la Pass (4720m). Then, pay a visit to the bushy Lunang Forest which is a typical highland meadow strip.

Old Giant Cypress Tree Mt. Namjia Bawa
Old Giant Cypress Tree Mt. Namjia Bawa

Day 3: Nyingchi -Lhasa

Highlights: Basum lake

Schedule today: In the morning, we will drive to Lhasa along the National Highway No. 318.We will visit Basomtso lake which is 360km east of Lhasa. Basom tso Lake, situated at 3,500 meters above sea level, originates from Nyching Tangha Mountain and is 12 kilometers long. Snow-covered mountains, glaciers and trees are reflected upon the lake’s rippled surface.

Basumtso lake Basumtso lake
Basumtso lake Basumtso lake

Day 4: Lhasa city tour

Highlights: Potala Palace, Johkang Temple,Barkhor Street

Schedule today: In the morning, visit the symbol or landmark of Lhasa - Potala Palace (video), the successive Dalai Lama’s winter residence since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. 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 UNESCO. Afterwards, free time for you to wander through the Barkhor Street, the busiest street in old Lhasa quarter.

 Potala Palace Johkang Temple
Potala Palace Johkang Temple

Day5: 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
Drepung Monastery Sera Monastery

                                                                   

Day 6: Lhasa - Gyantse

Highlights: Yamdrok Lake,  Pelchor Monastery, Karo Glacier, Gyantse Pelkor

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
Yamdrok Lake Pelchor Monastery

Day 7: Gyantse -Shigatse –Sakya 

Highlights: Tashi Lhunpo Monastery,Sakya Monastery

Schedule today: In the morning after breakfast,we will drive to Shigatse,our guide will go to tourism bureau in Shigatse to apply for PSB permit for Mt. Everest, which will take about 1.5 hour. In Shigatse we can visit Tashilumpo 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. After obtaining the permit, we will drive to Sakya County and pay a visit to the famous Sakya monastery which was founded in 1073 and it was the principal monastery of the Sakya sect of Tibetan Buddhism.

Tashi Lhunpo Monastery  Sakya Monastery
Tashi Lhunpo Monastery Sakya Monastery

Day 8: Sakya-Lhatse-Shegar- EBC

Highlights: Green Bus to EBC, Everest Base Camp

Schedule today: in the morning we will head to Everest Base camp. If the weather is good, 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.

Mt. Everest Sunrise Mt. Everest Base Camp
Mt. Everest Sunrise Mt. Everest Base Camp

Day 9: Everest Base Camp- Shigatse

Highlights: Rongbuk Monastery

Schedule today: In the morning, you can 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. Before leaving EBC, you will visit the highest monastery in the world - Rongbuk Monastery, which is also a good position to watch the Everest, the sunrise view (video) is fantastic when weather is good. And then we will drive back to Shigatse .

 Rongbuk Monastery Mt. Everest Sunset
Rongbuk  Monastery Mt. Everest Sunset

Day 10: Shigatse-Lhasa

Highlights: the Bhamaputra River

Schedule today: In the morning, we will head to Lhasa through the friendship Highway. It is about 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Bhamaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet).Enjoy the view on the road.

Tashilumpo Monastery Brahmaputra River
Tashilumpo Monastery Brahmaputra River

Day 11: Depart from Lhasa

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

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user portrait Mr. Mi*** from: Mount Kailash Tour from Kathmandu, Nepal

I want to do tour from Kathmondu, coming from USA. what do you recommand in August 2019? Thanks.

Answered by Nancy

Dear Mr. Mi***, 

Greetings from Nancy at Budget Tibet tour, and I am glad to be at your service. Please kindly let me know your nationality firstly since your tour will be involved with Kailash. If you will enter Tibet from Kathmandu, you must leave 3 working days in Kathmandu for you to apply your China visa there, and also if you would like to visit Kailash for sure, I recommend you fly from Kathmandu to Lhasa to join in a group tour as almost all the group tour start from Lhasa. I recommend you to fly to China from USA then go to Kathmandu after the tour as we can drop off you at the border so you can go Kathmandu by overland. Anyway I will send you more details by email. Best regards. 


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user portrait Mr. Ge*** from: 1 Day Lhasa World Heritages Tour

Dear we are a couple planning to travel from Kathmandu to Lhasa on march 2020 by flight.
We eould like to know the price for the 1 day Lhasa tour
Can we stay 2 additional days without tour-guide ? what about the price of tibet visa??


regards!

Ge***

Answered by Helen

Dear Mr. Ge***,

Thanks very much for your enquiry. Please kindly note that the Tibet will closed to foreign tourists in March every year, I was wondering whether you could adjust your travel time or not. Sure, we can arrange 1 day Lhasa private tour for you, the quotation is based on your travel time. Please check your email for more details. Warm regards,


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user portrait Mr. Ma*** from: 18 days Tibet Mount Kailash & Guge Kingdom Expedition

Hello there

I am favouring with one of your tours including the pilgrimage around mount kailash.
What is the level of fitness required ?
I am female, 54 years old and I gues medium fit. I dont do too much sports but regularly hiking.
The timeframe for me would be mid May until Mid june.

Thanks

Ma***

Answered by Nancy

Dear Ma***, 

Greetings from Nancy at Budget Tibet tour, and I am glad to be at your service. As we do not have group to Guge, but we do have 15days Lhasa to Kailash trekking pilgrim tour on 15th May and 10th June, both dates are available for you to join in. 10th June group tour will come cross the Saga Dawa festival in Kailash on 17th June, so if you can make it that would be great. Your age is quite young, please worry free, and most of our clients were your same age, some are more than 70 years old even did the tour quite well, and 3days pilgrim tour would be no problem. You will leave most of your luggage in hotel, and carry the necessary stuff, and also there are some tea house there providing hot water, simple food and basic shelter for sleeping, but of course please do not expect too high about it. And we will do the outer circle for the pilgrim trekking which will be 54km in total. I will send you more details to your email please check it there. Best regards.  


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