8 Days Everest Base Camp Tour

Price from USD 800 p/p
8 Days Everest Base Camp Tour
Apr - DecBest Time
2-12 paxGroup Size
MediumTour Pace
5200mMax Altitude
Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse / EBC / Lhasa
This Mount Everest tour includes all of the best sights, sounds, and smells Tibet has to offer. The expedition to the great Mt. Everest, one of earth’s most remote corners, could also give you a chance to view the sunrise and sunset there. You can do nothing but feel marvel for the nature’s masterpiece on this tour.
DAY BY DAY SUMMARY
D1: Arrive in Lhasa
D2: Tour of Lhasa
D3: Tour of Lhasa
D4: Lhasa / Gyantse / Shigatse
D5: Shigatse / Rongbuk / E.B.C
D6: Rongbuk / Shigatse
D7: Shigatse / Lhasa
D8: Tour Ends
Itinerary Details
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Itinerary Details

 

Day 1 Arrival at Lhasa by flight or train [3658m]

Welcome to Tibet-the roof of the world! Our guide will meet you at airport or train station. Then drive to downtown of Lhasa and transfer to your hotel. Have a good rest for adapting to the high attitude. It is helpful to take things easy and drink enough water for the first day. Be noted the first day’s acclimation is extremely to ensure you a good health status for the following tour. Overnight in Lhasa.

 

Day 2 Lhasa sightseeing [B] + [D]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, ShToday, you’ll have a tour to Lhasa's cardinal landmark and a UNESCO World Heritage Site-Potala Palace. Renowned as one of the great wonders on earth for its elaborate architecture built at an elevation of 3700m, this awe-inspiring palace will not disappoint you. In the afternoon, pay a visit to Jokhang Temple, the most respected religious place in Tibet. Thick with the smell of incense and yak butter, you’ll witness a throng of prostrating pilgrims cramming outside the temple. The temple is the masterpiece of Tibetan, Chinese and Nepalese architectural techniques. Then take a stroll around the Barkhor Street, the oldest bazaar in the city. You'll also enjoy a welcome dinner gathering with all travel mates in the group after the sightseeing activities. Overnight in Lhasa.

 

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, drepung monastery, yamdrok lake,Morning, you'll visit Drepung Monastery (founded in 1416), once world's largest monastery with about 10,000 monks at its peak and one of the "great three" Gelugpa school in Lhasa. It's located on the Gambo Utse mountain, and walking up to the hill is pleasant, an easy break from the solemn ambience inside the halls and chapels. At the plat roof of hillside, you can have very good views of the whole Lhasa city and the distant mountains. In the afternoon, you'll have a chance to witness the famous 'Buddhism Scriptures Debating' session at Sera Monastery (founded in 1419) which is held as per a set schedule at 3:00pm everyday except Sunday. Overnight in Lhasa. 

 

Day 4 Lhasa / Gyantse [3980m] / Shigatse [3840m], 360km, 6-7hrs drive [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, ShMorning drive up to Kampala pass [4794m], you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso and spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance, the turquoise colored Lake Yamdrok Tso is one of the three holy lakes in Tibet, the unforgettable vista of pincer-shaped turquoise water of the lake and amazing spectacle of Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier from Karo la pass are the wonders of the day. Far in the distance you’ll spot the towering massif Mt. Nojin Kangtsang [7191m], and the staggering Karo-la Glacier [5045m].Then along the Friendship southern High way drive to Gyantse, you will be arranged to visit the Pelkhor Monastery and the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Late afternoon, drive to Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse.

 

Day 5 Shigatse / Rongbuk [4900m] / E.B.C [5200m], 340km, 9-10hrs drive [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, ShMorning visit lively local market in Shigatse while your guide assist you process the PSB permit at local PSB office, afterwards start driving to Rongbuk Monastery via Lhatse and Shegar, cross over Gyatsola [5200m] & Gawu la pass [5250m], from the top of the Gawu la you will see the spectacular Himalayan Ranges and its glorious peaks viz Mt. Makalu [8463m], Mt. Lotse [8516m], Mt Everest [8844m], Mt. Cho Oyu [8201m] and Mt. Shishapama [8020m] from Left to right, climbing down through numbers of switchback bends lead to the dry valley of Tashi Zom and then to today's destination - Everest Base Camp. Rongbuk Monastery is the highest monastery in Tibet and is consisted by both monks and nuns, where is still a good point to see Mt. Everest. Sunset at Mt. Everest is another highlight of today if in good weather. Overnight at local tent guesthouse or Rongbuk guesthouse (dorm beds only).

 

Day 6 Rongbuk / Shigatse 340km, 9-10hrs drive

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, drepung monastery, yamdrok lake,Get up early this morning, and if you are lucky enough, you will have a  chance to see the sunrise at Base Camp. It’s hard to peel your eyes away from the stunning view of the magnificent north face of the world’s tallest peak-Mt. Everest (Qomolangma as its Tibetan name, meaning "Goddess Mother of Mountains"). There's a monument locating about 1 kilometer beyond the tent guesthouses. Late morning or early afternoon start driving back to Shigatse and have a good rest after the long time drive. Overnight in Shigatse. 

 

Day 7 Shigatse / Lhasa 270km, 6hrs drive [B]

tibet tours, lhasa sightseeing, travel to Tibet, gyantse, Shigatse, Everest Base Camp, drepung monastery, yamdrok lake,Morning visit Shigatse Tashilunpo Monastery and the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas, sometimes it is crowded with local pilgrims. Afterwards drive back to Lhasa along the northern friendship way, marvelous landscapes and sceneries along the Brahmaputra River will accompany you all the way back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.

 

Day 8 Lhasa airport / train station dropping off [B]

Today, Lhasa airport or train station dropping off, the time to say your farewells to your guide and driver, end the trip.

 

Includes & Excludes
What’s included in this tour package?
Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's Travel Permit
Transport (Transfer between airport/train station and Lhasa city)
Admission fee of all tourist sites in itinerary
Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
Travel Agency Service Charge
All necessary Tibet permits
Government tax
Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
Accommodation (3 star facility hotel sharing twin room with breakfast buffet in Lhasa)
Welcome Tibetan Style dinner
What’s excluded in this tour package?
Lunches and Dinners
Tips to driver and tour guide, Tip as you wish
Other personal expense
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Price Quotation:

Comfortable Class Jan. to Mar. Apr. to Jun. Jul. to Aug. Sept. to Oct. Nov. to Dec.
price/person (USD) 800 885 1008 962 838
price/person (CNY) 5200 5750 6550 6250 5450

Single Supplement:

Comfortable Class Jan. to Mar. Apr. to Jun. Jul. to Aug. Sept. to Oct. Nov. to Dec.
price/person (USD) 129 129 148 148 129
price/person (CNY) 840 840 960 960 840

Note:

1. 3-star hotel in Lhasa & Shigatse; dorm-bed tent or guesthouse at Everest Base Camp.

2. the exchange rate of USD to CNY is based upon the prevailing rates in China.

 

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