Mt. Everest Base Camp and Namtso Lake Tour
Day 01 Arrive in Lhasa
Meet and transfer you to the hotel in Lhasa. Rest time is for acclimatization. Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Lhasa.
Day 02-03 Sightsee in Lhasa
Visit the most important sights in Lhasa for two days: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Lhasa [B].
Day 04 Lhasa - Gyantse
This early morning, we'll drive out of Lhasa to the historical town - Gyantse via Khambala Pass and Karola Pass. On the way, enjoy the beautiful scenery of Yamdrok Yumtso Lake and upon arrival, visit the Pelkhor Monastery and its notable Kumbu Stupa. Overnight 3* hotel in Gyantse [B].
Day 05 Gyantse - Shigatse - Tingri
After breakfast, we'll drive about 90km to Shigatse and visit the welknown Tashilumpo Monastery. Then we'll drive another 250km to Tingri via Gantsola Pass where you may view Mt. Everest in distance. Overnight hotel at Tingri (Shegar) [B].
Day 06 Tingri - Mt. Everest Base Camp
It is about 100km from Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery and Mt. Everest Base Camp. You can hike or take the reserve's bus from the Monastery to the Base Camp for the life-long experience with the most famous mountain in the world. Overnight guest house or tent [B].
Day 07 Mt. Everest - Shigatse
Enjoy the splendid early morning view of Mt. Everest and drive back to Shigatse, relax upon arrival. Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Shigatse [B].
Day 08 Shigatse - Namso Lake
Drive about 420km to the heavenly lake - Namtso. It is located at around 4,718m and the highest salty lake in the world. Upon arrival, enjoy the glorious evening view of the lake and the mountain beside it. Overnight guest house at Namtso Lake [B].
Note: In the snowing seasons, we'll drive to Lhasa from Shigatse and take the tour to Namtso Lake from Lhasa.
Day 09 Namtso Lake - Lhasa
Enjoy the sunrise over Namtso Lake and drive back to Lhasa. On the way, pay a visit to Yangpancheng Hot Spring where you can take a bath at own cost. Overnight 3* or 4* hotel in Lhasa [B].
Day 10 Leave
Today we'll transfer you to the airport or train station and your wonderful Tibet Himalayan trip ends. [B]
For private tours, we'll arrange a private vehicle, driver and tour guide for you. The itinerary can be customized to meet your requirements and you can decide the travel date. During travelling, it is flexible for you to decide when to start every day, extend or shorten the sightseeing time at most places, and make stops anywhere you like along the way.
The tour price is different for different group size and travel seasons. Please contact us for a quotation for your own planning of your group!
The tour price usually includes:
- All accommodation (twin-sharing basis at hotels)
- One private vehicle and one experienced driver
- A Tibetan English-speaking tour guide
- All necessary Tibet travel permits
- Breakfasts at all places
- Entrance tickets of sightseeing places as noted
- Conservation fee for visiting Mt. Everest Base Camp
- Oxygen in vehicle for emergency use
The tour price does not include:
- Lunch and Dinner
- China visa fee
- Tips to the tour guide and driver
- Other expenses not noted in the above including list