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About the Activity:

  • Embark on this 8 days 7 nights 950 kilometers journey and get lost in some of the most breathtaking scenery of Tibetan landscape.
  • Begin your tour after getting picked up from the airport or train station in a private vehicle and transfer to the hotel.
  • Explore the capital city Lhasa and visit Jokhang temple, Bhakor street, Sera monastery, Potala palace, and the bustling Lhasa market. 
  • Rejuvenate yourself with the beauty of the Yamdrok lake, also known as the "Heavenly Lake" because of its picturesque scenery
  • On your way to Mount Everest Basecamp, visit Rongbuk monastery, the highest monastery in the world. 
  • End your trip after getting transferred back to the airport or the train station and depart for home.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 -

    Arrive in Lhasa

    When you arrive in Lhasa (3700m), your local Tibetan guide and driver will bring you to hotel and rest at hotel for acclimatization.

    Overnight stay at the hotel.

  • Day 2 -

    Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple in the morning and Bakhor Street after noon

    In the morning visit the huge and magnificent complex of ancient buildings, breathtaking Potala Palace, which is the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, built in the 17th century by the fifth Dalai Lama.

    After that, you will explore the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred monastery in Tibet, and the surrounding Barkhor bazaar, the bustling Lhasa market.

    Stay overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 3 -

    Visit Drepung Monastery in the morning and Sera Monastery in the afternoon

    In the morning explore the expansive Drepung Monastery which is the largest monastery in Tibet and the home monastery to all Dalai Lamas.

    Visit the Sera Monastery to watch the special monks’ debate In the afternoon, the Monastery has a rich collection of cultural relics and a silk tangkha painting of Sakya Yeshe.

  • Day 4 -

    Lhasa-Gyangtse-Shigatse

    On this day, you will drive to Yamdrok Lake as the first stop of the day, the sparkling turquoise lake, for photos.

    Yamdrok Lake is located at the Nagartse County of Shannan Region some 110 kilometers to the southwest of Lhasa.

    After that, on the way to Gyantse we cross Kampa-la (5050 m) and Karo-la Pass (5045 m) to view the Mt. Nojin Kangtsen Glacier falling down near the road.

    Arrive at Gyantse (3950m), we will visit the Pelkor Chode Monastery.

    You will also visit the Gyantse Dzong (fort) overlooking Gyangste.

  • Day 5 -

    Visit Tashihunpo and Sakya monastery

    Visit the Tashilhunpo Monastery, to see the future Buddha’s golden shrine.

    The Tashilhunpo Monastery is the seat of the Panchen Lama, the 2nd highest in the Tibetan Buddhist religious hierarchy and one of the six great monasteries of the Gelugpa sect.

    Visit Sakya monastery which was originally regarded as the main monastery of the Sakya Sect.

    The monastery began to take on a political dimension in the 13th century when Sakya’s forth ruling lama.

  • Day 6 -

    Sakya to Everest Base Camp and Rongbuk.

    On the way to Everest Base Camp, you will cross the Gawu-la Pass (5200m) and witness the 4 mountains which above 8,000 meters, such as Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Cho-oyo (8201m), and Mt. Makalu (8463m).

    After that, you will visit Rongbuk Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world, 4km from Everest Basecamp.

    The 100km drive takes approximately 4 hours due to unpaved roads.

  • Day 7 -

    Everest Base Camp to the Zhangmu.

    Head to Zhangmu, crossing over Lalung-la Pass at (5,050m) and Nyalam Pass (3,800m), taking in beautiful panoramas of the Himalayan Range including the Mt. Everest (8,848m).

    The drive from Everest Base Camp to Zhangmu (Chinese border) will take aorund 8 hours.

  • Day 8 -

    Zhangmu to the Nepali border.

    On the final day, your guide and driver will accompany with you to the Friendship Bridge, and here you will cross the Friendship Bridge on foot.

    Your Nepal agency car will transport to Kathmandu (approximately 4 hours, 150km) if you have already contact with them.

Stay

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  • Hotels

Meal

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  • Breakfast Included

Activity

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  • Sightseeing

Other Inclusions

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  • English speaking tour guide, local Tibetan driver
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  • Transportation
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  • Admission fee
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  • Transfer fee

Transport

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  • Shared Vehicle
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  • Pick up from the Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Train Station in a vehicle

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable Footwear
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  • Flashlight With Extra Batteries
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  • Extra Set of Clothes
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  • Basic Medications
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  • First Aid Kit

Advisory

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  • The costs of Flight and train tickets are not included in your tour package
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  • Lunch and dinner are not included in your tour package

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Cancellation Policy

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  • If cancellations are made 30 days before the start date of the trip, 25% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made 15-30 days before the start date of the trip, 50% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • If cancellations are made within 0-15 days before the start date of the trip, 100% of booking value will be charged as cancellation fees.
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  • In case of unforeseen weather conditions or government restrictions, certain activities may be cancelled and in such cases the operator will try his best to provide an alternate feasible activity. However no refund will be provided for the same.

Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 15 business days

Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking and a full refund will be processed.

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