Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 20 people
Specialty Categories: Sightseeing Pilgrimage/Spirituality
Season: April - October
Airfare Included: No
Day 1 Arrival / Lhasa
Transfer via: Air fare not included
Upon your arrival at Gonggar airport, you will be met by your local guide and transferred to the hotel in Lhasa city (2-hour drive), you will view the Stone Giant Buddha engraved in the mountain face en route. After checking in the hotel, rest in the afternoon to get adapted to the high altitude.Accommodations: Shangbala Hotel ***
Day 2 Lhasa
Your sightseeing today will include the Lhasa’s cardinal landmark -- Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and flourishing Barkhor Street. Acommodations: Shangbala Hotel *** Includes: (B, L)
Day 3 Lhasa
Today we will bring you to the Norbulingka Park, the Drepung Monastery and the Sera Monastery. Acommodations: Shangbala Hotel *** Includes: (B, L)
Day 4 Lhasa / Gyantse/ Shigatse
Today's drive is from Lhasa to Gyantse (about 256km, 5.5-hour drive) first, along the way you will visit Yamdrok Lake and a Tibetan family. Tour Palcho Monastery in Gyantse before the drive to Shigatse (about 90km, 1.5-hour drive). Overnight at Shigatse. Accommodations: Shigatse Shandong Hotel *** Includes: (B, L, D)
Day 5 F Shigatse / Tingri
In the morning, you will visit Tashilumpo Monastery and free market, after the tour in Shigatse, drive to Tingri (245km). Overnight at Tingri. Accommodations: Dingri Zhufeng Hotel* Includes: (B, L, D)
Day 6 Tingri / Mt. Everest/ Shigatse
In the morning, enjoy the sunrise from Mt. Everest. Then drive to the Base Camp of Mt. Everest for you to take a close look at this great mountain. And you could enjoy seeing the biggest and the most well perserved glacier--Rongbu glacier if you are lucky enough for the weather.You will be transferred back to Shigatse. Accommodations: Shigatse Shandong Hotel *** Includes: (B, L, D)
Day 7 Shigatse / Lhasa
Today you will be driven back to Lhasa (about 6 hours driving). Accommodations: Shangbala Hotel *** Includes: (B, L, D)
Day 8 Lhasa / Exit
Transfer via: Air fare not included. Free in the day until our local guide escorts you to the airport for your onward flight to your next destination. Service ends. Includes: (B)
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- Customizable tour: This is a recommended tour itinerary, which can be customized to fit your travel plan and budget.
- Service: Experienced English-speaking tour guide; private transfer including airport pickup.
- Dates: On your request.