Lhasa, Mt. Everest Base Camp and Namtso Lake Group Tour
Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa 抵达拉萨
Meet you at the airport or train station and transfer you to the hotel in Lhasa. From the airport, it usually takes about 1.5hrs and from the train station, about only 20 minutes. Due to the tight sleeper train tickets to Lhasa in May - October, clients travelling in the season are kindly advised to take the train journey when get back at the end of the tour if possible.
This evening or tomorrow evening, a welcome dinner will be held for the group. We have clients from all over the world and you may meet people from different countries and culture. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Day 2 Sightseeing Lhasa 拉萨参观 [B 含早]
Our first day sightseeing in Lhasa will lead you to the "quiet" surrounding area. This morning, we'll visit Drepung Monastery 哲蚌寺 or或者 Drak Yerpa 扎耶巴. Drepung Monastery was once the world's largest monastery housing more than 10,000 monks; and Drak Yerpa is known as 'the shrine of Lhasa' for its meditation caves in the nice valley.
This afternoon, we'll visit Sera Monastery 色拉寺 where the debate over doctrine is regularly held between Lamas, which is regarded as the learning process of Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Day 3 Sightseeing Lhasa 拉萨参观 [B 含早]
Today we'll visit the splendid Potala Palace 布达拉宫, the solemn Jokhang Temple and the Barkhor Street around the temple. Potala Palace is a world's heritage site from where you can have a bird-eye view of the whole Lhasa city surrounded with undulating mountain ranges. Jokhang Temple 大昭寺 is located in the old downtown area and on top of it, you'll see the tall buildings of Potala Palace in distance. At the Barkhor Street 八角街, you'll see many pilgrims conducting the holy circuit. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Day 4 Lhasa - Shigatse 拉萨 - 日喀则 [B 含早]
After the sightseeing in Lhasa, we'll drive to our first stop of the trip - Shigatse, the second important city in Tibet following Lhasa. When arrival, we'll help you get the Alien's Travel Permit (PSB) with your original passport and the entry permit, which takes about 30 minutes. And then we'll visit Tashilumpo Monastery 扎什伦布寺 which houses the world's largest copper sitting statue of Maitreya. Overnight hotel in Shigatse.
Day 5 Shigatse - Mt. Everest Reserve 日喀则 - 珠峰景区 [B 含早]
It is about 350km from Shigatse to Rongbuk Monastery 绒布寺 in the Mt. Everest reserve 珠峰自然保护区. As there is strict limit on drive speeding, we may arrive the monastery late in the afternoon. En route you can enjoy the superb view, especially at the mountain passes. And when arrival, you can rest, walk around the monastery for some nice photos of Mt. Everest or visit the monastery on your own cost (entrance fee at 25CNY/p.p approx. 4USD/p.p).
Overnight guest house or tent at the Mt. Everest reserve.
Day 6 Mt. Everest Reserve - Shigatse 珠峰 - 日喀则
Take the reserve's bus for the last scenic kilometers to Mt. Everest Base Camp 珠峰大本营 and enjoy the awesome view of the highest mountain in the world there.. After the sightseeing, we'll drive back to Shgiatse. Overnight hotel in Shigatse.
Day 7 Shigatse - Gyantse - Lhasa [B 含早]
After breakfast, we'll drive about 90km to Gyantse and visit the foremost sight there - Pelkhor Monastery 白居寺 and its Kumbum Stupa 万佛塔, an architecture wonder in Tibet. And then we'll drive another 270km back to Lhasa. On the way, we'll pass the Karola Glacier and visit the beautiful Yamdrok Yumtso Lake 羊湖. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Day 8 Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa 拉萨 - 纳木错 - 拉萨 [B 含早]
One day tour to the famous Heavenly Lake in northern Tibet for the fantastic scenery there. This large Namtso Lake 纳木错 is located beside the snow-capped Mt. Nyenchen Thanggula and is the highest salty water lake in the world. Overnight hotel in Lhasa.
Note: we have another option to stay overnight at Namtso Lake and get back to Lhasa on Day 9, departure on Day 10.
Day 9 Departure [B]
Free at leisure in the morning and our staff will meet and drive you to the airport for your flight back home. If you'll leave by train, we can arrange the individual drop-off service for you accordingly. Your wonderful Tibet Lhasa - Mt . Everest - Namtso Lake tour ends.
Price for April - June 2017: 1,010USD per person
The tour price vairies on travel season. Beside 3-star hotels, we can also arrange 4-star hotels for your stay in Lhasa and Shigatse. Please check with us for more information!
旅游行程价格随季节不同而有所不同, 我们同时还提供4星酒店的参团标准, 请和我们联系获悉详细信息!
The price includes 价格包含:
Accommodation at all places incl. a local 3-star hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse (twin-sharing basis at hotels)
所有的住宿, 拉萨和日喀则为3星标准酒店 (酒店均安排双人标间)
Meals: the welcome dinner and breakfasts as noted in the itinerary
Vehicle: appropriate vehicle according to group size and travel season
Lhasa railway pick-up and drop-off service
Lhasa airport pick-up and drop-off service (please check with us for the appointed timings)
Guide: experienced Tibetan English-speaking tour guide
Admission: entrance tickets of the sights as noted in the itinerary
All necessary Tibet travel permits
Oxygen in vehicle for emergency use
Travel Agency Liability Insurance
The price does not include 价格没有包含:
Individual pick-up / drop-off service
单独接送费 (当您的抵达或离藏时间与团队接送时间相差很大时, 我们可以单独派车接送)
Tips to the tour guide and driver
Other expenses not noted in the above including list
Schedule for 2017 参团日期
|Month 月份||Date (arrival date in Lhasa) 团期 (抵达拉萨的日期)|
Notes: New dates will be added from time to time and please check with us for the latest join-in dates!