TTE002 7 Days Tour to Mt. Everest Base Camp
One-week Trip to Mt. Everest Base Camp
Tour Code: TTE002
Tour Catalog: Private Tour
Trip Length: 7 days
Tour Price: From USD / person
Group Size: >2
Tour Route: Lhasa (Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street)-Gyantse-Shegar-EBC-Shigatse
Day01:Arriving in lhasa by the means of train or airplane.
Day02:Visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang and Barkhor street.
Day03:Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery/Drepung Monaster:
Day04 Lhasa/Yamdrotso lake/Gyangtse/Shigatse, visit Yamdrotso Lake,Pelkor Monastery
Day05 Shigatse/Lhatse/Shegar/Rongpuk Monastery
Day06 Rongpuk-Everest Base Camp-Shigatse
Day07 Shigatse to airport, fly to your next destination
Day01:Arriving in lhasa by the means of train or airplane.
Our agency will arrange your tour guide and an experienced driver to welcome you with a white scarf and saying Tashi Delek to you when you arrive in Lhasa airport. They will send you back to your well reserved hotel in lhasa.
Overnight in Lhasa
Day02:Visiting Potala Palace, Jokhang and Barkhor street
Potala Palace is the land mark of Lhasa and is recently considered one of the seven wonders of the world. In november 2000,the UNESCO put the Potala Palace architecture group into the world heritage list. Afternoon section visiting to Johkang temple, built during songtsen Gonpo's reign by princess wencheng of tang dynasty. The most interesting thing in Jokhang is the sacred goat head in the Jampa chapel which is believe to 'self-arisen' ie not man made. Then explore the famous Barkhor street and enjoying around the busiest street in whole Tibet.
Relax a night in Lhasa.
Day03 Lhasa Sightseeing: Sera Monastery/Drepung Monastery
Drepung monastery is situated at the foothill of a mountain and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was once home of 10000 monks and Ganden podrang in Drepung is famous it was the government centre during fifth dalai lama and later moved to the famous potala palace during fifth dalai lama. By the time you can also vist the Nechung monastery located 1km southeast of Drepung and is the abode of the protector deity pehar and the seat of the state Oracle of Tibet.
In the afternoon exploring the Sera monastery which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje. The most attractive is that Monks debiting is held there in the courtyard at around 6-7:30 in the afternoon section.
Day 4 Lhasa/Yamdrotso lake/Gyangtse/Shigatse
Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m, We move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, the Area spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama.
The most important attraction for today is Yamdro-tso Lake and Kubum monastery in Gyantse. From the top of the pass kangpa-la at 4700m high in clear weather, you can see the fabulous shade of deep turquoise, Yamdro-tso Lake is shaped like coiling scorpion with deep blue in colour. Kubum monastery, means 100,000 images in Tibetan, is the town's foremost attraction, The 35m-high chorten (stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like golden dome, is awe-inspiring. You can visit every chambers in the monastery.
Day 5 Shigatse/ Lhatse/ Tingri (Shegar)/Tingri/ Rongphu Monastery
Visit Tashilunpo Monastery while the tour guide taking your passport to PSB to register, at about 10 am, drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri. On the way you will pass the checking point with your TTB permit, travel permit and passport, and purchase the entrance of Everest Base Camp.
There is about 90km bumpy road from Tingri to Rongpuk, road is under construction. From Tingri to E.B.C with the very rough road, pass the wild grassland, cross the rapids river and high mountains. If it is in clear whether, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is 8000m high or more, such as: Mt. Lhotse(8516m),Mt. Everes(8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag(8201m),Mt Mayalu(8463m).
Overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent
Day 6 Rongphu Monastery/Evrest Base Camp/ Tingri/ Shigatse
Early in the moring to see the sunrise from Rongphu then to view Mt. Everest. It is fabulous and splendid.After walking arrive the place get on the animal carriage then use half of an hour arrive at Everest Base camp ( Or you also can trekking to Base Camp around 1.5-2 hours one way. It's interesting and much more warm, but hard to breath). Hiking up to the top of the photo point to take pictures of the splendid- Mt. Everest. Then late in the afternoon around 13:00 go down from E.B.C back to Tingri by friend-ship highway back to Shigaste.
Overnight at Shigatse
Day 7: Shigatse to Airport, fly to your Next Destination
A private car will take you to the airport for your flight to next destination.
On the other hand, if you prefer to stay longer in China, you can extend your trip to other parts of China like Guilin, Shanghai etc. – if you need, please ask us.
1. All Breakfast in Hotel
-Private Pick up and Drop off
-Day 2, Day 3: Lhasa City transportation
-Day 4-Day 7: Lhasa-Everest base camp-Shigatse-airport
3. All hotel and camping accommodations:
Budget Class: Hostel,dorm bed
Comfort Class: 3 Star Hotels in Lhasa and Shigatse, Guest house in Rongpuk.
4. Guide: Local Tibetan English-speaking Tour Guide
5. All sightseeing and entrance fees listed in itinerary
6. All Necessary Permit
7. Travel Insurance only for accident
8. Entrance fees for drivers, tour guide in Mt. Everest Nature Reserve
9. Car Parking fee and entrance fee in Mt. Everest Nature Reserve
10. Oxygen supply on Vehicle
11. Government Tax
13. Hot Water Bottle supply in Winter time
14. Delivery fee of Tibet permits
15. Bottled drinking water supplied in Vehicle
1. Single room supplement: Comfort Class: 90-120USD/person;
2. Tips for the guide and driver
3. Lunches and dinners, appro.4USD/meal
4. International and domestic airfare, Train, en route stopovers
Hotels to Stay
|Places to Stay||Accommodation Class|
|Budget Class||Comfortable Class|
|In Lhasa||Phuntsok Kasang Youth Hostel||New Mandala Hotel ***|
|In Gyantse||Gyantse Guesthouse||Gyantse Chugu Hotel **|
|In Shegar||Tibetan Guesthouse||Shegar Shanghai Grand Hotel **|
|In Rongpuk||Tibetan Tent or Rongpuk Guesthouse||Tibetan Tent or Rongpuk Guesthouse|
|In Shigatse||Shigatse Danjielin Guest House||Shigatse Taixing Hotel***|
Vehicle to Use
By Taxi or by Bus
Comfortable Tourist Vehicle
Out Of Lhasa
Summer time: Tourist Mini Van
Winter time: Jeep
Group size 1-4: Toyota or Nissan 4WD;
Group Size above 4, Comfortable Tourist Vehicle
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