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Lhasa to Everest Base Camp Classic Tour

(Group Tour) From US$ 790 /person

8 Days Tour - Lhasa/Gyantse/Shigatse/Everest Base Camp

This is the Classic tour itinerary to visit Lhasa and Everest Base camp.If you are not used to the high altitude, then this is one of the best itineraries that cover the all the Lhasa main tourist sites like Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Barkor street,Drepung and sera monastery with Gyantse Kumbum and Shigatse Tashi Lhunpho monastery. Tourists can see many natural scenery like beautiful sacred lake Yamdrok tso and karo glacier with beautiful views of Mt. Everest, the highest mountain in the world from Everest Base Camp.

From US$ 790/person

This classic itinerary is designed for tourists who want to travel to Everest Base Camp. Tourists have one more day to explore the life of Lhasa and get acclimatized to high altitude and then travel all the way to Everest Base Camp. The tour is based on small group of 4-12 pax,with huge saving than doing a private tour.

Tibetan Travel Guru,  Da Wa

Daily Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Lhasa(3650m)
When you arrive in Lhasa either by train or flight, Tibet Vista guide will greet you and take you to your hotel .An route to view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in tibet) and Lhasa river. After arriving in lhasa , you can take a rest and acclimatize to plateau environment. If you feel to go out, then you can go to the Potala square, where you will enjoy the fountain with different colour and get amazing photos of the Potala and around.
Stay overnight in Lhasa
Day 2

Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Bakor Street
Today's tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It has been used since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet.The most valuable collection are the gilded burial stupas of past Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.  
After having lunch you will head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion.Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, perhaps the single most venerated object in Tibet Buddhism.
Around the temple Barkor street where you can kora (circling the Barkor street) with pilgrims and locals and buy the souvenirs. 
 
Potala Palace
Day 3

Lhasa Tour - Drepung monastery and Sera monastery
In the morning ,you are going to visit Drepung monastery which was one of the “ three greet” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. Ganden palace is used as Dalai lama’s palace in the Drepung before moving to the Potala palace.
In the afternoon, visit Sera Monastery, which was one of the “three great” Gelug monasteries of Tibet and was founded in 1419 by Jamchen chojey, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. The highlight is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon.
 
Barkor Street

 
Day 4

Lhasa to Shigatse(3900m) via Lake Yamdrok, Karo Glacier and Gyantse
Today, we have to drive from Lhasa to Gyantse.On the way,the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa .We head westward along the lake and drive towards Gyantse. Gyantse was historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse). In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum. After one and a half hour's driving, we will arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we’ll visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama. 

Yamdrotso Lake
Day 5

Shigatse to Everest Base Camp(5200) via Lhatse, Gyatso Pass
We’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse. It is a small town where you can take lunch. After that, you will drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough then on the way down to shegar you will view the Mt, Everest in the distance . After 4 to 6 hours then you will arrive at Rongbuk monastery but on the way , you will pass one of the highest passes in Tibet (pang la pass height 5050m) from that’s pass you will view the whole five highest peaks in the world.
Stay overnight at tent or Rongbuk monastery guest house.

Rongpuk Guest House

 
 
Day 6

Everest Base Camp Return to Shigatse(3900m)
In the morning, you can see the sunrise appearing on the top of Mt Everest, and have a full view the magnificent Mt. Everest standing like a snow-capped pyramid in front of you at Rongpuk, which is the vantage point for watching Mt. Everest. Then you may trek from tent to Base camp 4/km one way or go to EBC by local bus. After visiting base camp,tourists can tour Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that drive back to Shigatse
Stay overnight in Shigatse

Mount Everest Tibet
 
Day 7

Shigatse to Lhasa(3650m)
Today,we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway.The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet).
Stay overnight in Lhasa
 
Day 8

Depart from Lhasa
The guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board.

Cost


Class/Price for Per Person 
Jan. to Mar.
Apr. to Jun.
Jul. to Aug.
Sept. to Oct.
Nov. to Dec.

Comfortable Class
(Lodging: 3-Star Hotels)

810US$

912 US$

998 US$

 950 US$

840 US$

 
** Discount Policy: For those who book tour 3 months in advance, or as a group of minimal persons(or above).
** Add 195 USD for 2 extra days travel to Namtso.
 
Services Included
1.Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
2.Transport
    - Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city
    - Lhasa City transportation,Tourist Vehicle according to Group size
    - Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse-EBC-Lhasa, Suitable Tourist Vehicle according to group size.
3. Admission fee of All tourist sites listed in Itinerary
4. Environment friendly local bus between Rongpuk and EBC
5. Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
6. Oxygen provided while travelling to EBC
7. Hot water bottle provided in winter while travelling to EBC
8. Travel Agency Service Charge
9. Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
10. Accommodation and Breakfast
     - Comfortable Class(3-star Lodging),standrad twin room with private bath room in Lhasa and Shigatse with breakfasts
     - Tent or Guest House at Rongpuk with simple breakfast for both comfortable and budget class without breakfast
11.Welcome Dinner in Lhasa in local Tibetan Resturant.
 
Service Excluded:
1. Lunches and Dinners
2. Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
 
Airport/railway Station Limousine Service:
The fee of limousine service has been covered. however, ariport service is only available for the following period of time; railway station serivice is always free.
Pick-up from airport: flights arriving between 11:00 and 12:00 in the morning; 
flights arriving between 14:30 and 15:30 in the afternoon
 
Drop-off to airport: vehicle leaves at 10:30 in the morning from hotel for flights departuring between 12:30 and 15:00; 
vehicle leaves at 13:00 in the afternoon from hotel for flights departuring after 15:00
if the airport limousine service is needed in other time, our company will charge CNY 350 for each pick-up or drop-off.
 
Notice: The vehicle will only leave until all guests, who arrive during the above period of time get on. There may be about one-hour's waiting time. We extend our sincere apology for the inconvenience. In the meantime, you are strongly advised to book your ticket in accordance with our limousine service schedule.

Calendar


Start Date Price Size Inquiry
Apr 21, 2015 $912 12
Apr 30, 2015 $912 12
May 02, 2015 $912 12
May 05, 2015 $912 12
May 08, 2015 $912 12
May 10, 2015 $912 12
May 13, 2015 $912 12
May 16, 2015 $912 12
May 19, 2015 $912
May 22, 2015 $912 12
May 25, 2015 $912 12
May 29, 2015 $912 12
Jun 01, 2015 $912 12
Jun 04, 2015 $912 12
Start Date Price Size Inquiry
Apr 21, 2015 $912 12
Apr 30, 2015 $912 12
May 02, 2015 $912 12
May 05, 2015 $912 12
May 08, 2015 $912 12
May 10, 2015 $912 12
May 13, 2015 $912 12
May 16, 2015 $912 12
May 19, 2015 $912
May 22, 2015 $912 12
May 25, 2015 $912 12
May 29, 2015 $912 12
Jun 01, 2015 $912 12
Jun 04, 2015 $912 12
Jun 08, 2015 $912 12
Jun 10, 2015 $912 12
Jun 14, 2015 $912 12
Jun 19, 2015 $912 12
Jun 22, 2015 $912 12
Jun 24, 2015 $912 12
Jun 26, 2015 $912 12
Jun 30, 2015 $912 12
Jul 03, 2015 $998 12
Jul 08, 2015 $998 12
Jul 14, 2015 $998 12
Jul 16, 2015 $998 12
Jul 20, 2015 $998 12
Jul 26, 2015 $998 12
Jul 28, 2015 $998 12
Aug 02, 2015 $998 12
Aug 05, 2015 $998 12
Aug 07, 2015 $998 12
Aug 11, 2015 $998 12
Aug 15, 2015 $998 12
Aug 20, 2015 $998 12
Aug 23, 2015 $998 12
Aug 27, 2015 $998 12
Aug 31, 2015 $998 12
Sep 04, 2015 $950 12
Sep 06, 2015 $950 12
Sep 08, 2015 $950 12
Sep 12, 2015 $950 12
Sep 14, 2015 $950 12
Sep 18, 2015 $950 12
Sep 20, 2015 $950 12
Sep 22, 2015 $950 12
Sep 24, 2015 $950 12
Sep 28, 2015 $950 12
Sep 30, 2015 $950 12
Oct 04, 2015 $950 12
Oct 08, 2015 $950 12
Oct 12, 2015 $950 12
Oct 16, 2015 $950 12
Oct 20, 2015 $950 12
Oct 24, 2015 $950 12
Oct 28, 2015 $950 12
Nov 01, 2015 $840 12
Nov 07, 2015 $840 12
Nov 13, 2015 $840 12
Nov 19, 2015 $840 12
Nov 27, 2015 $840 12
Dec 03, 2015 $840 12
Dec 18, 2015 $840 12
Dec 27, 2015 $840 12
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This Video is made by our clients Bob Jacobsen from United States,he shares his experience 
of travelling with Tibet Vista and Tour Guide Lobsang Tsering to Everet Base Camp in May 2014. 


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