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Tour Type : Classical
Departure : Lhasa
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Day 1 Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa by plane or by train
Lhasa train station/ airport picking up. You will be warmly greeted by our local guide and driver, transfer you to reserved hotel in Lhasa. Today is your first day in Lhasa, so have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 2 Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing: Potala Palace/Jokhang Temple/Barkhor Street(B)
In the morning we arranged you to visit the Potala Palace which is the worldwide known cardinal landmark of Tibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Inside Potala palace, you will see the throne room of Dalai Lamas and their golden funeral stupa.  Afternoon section is to visit the most sacred shrine and spiritual heart of Tibet, the Johkang Temple, which is built in 7th century by 33RD King Songtsen Gampo.   Barkhor street, most known ritual circumambulation where you can see Tibetan locals prostrating and murmuring mantras in strong faith. After you can ask your guide to take you to Local tea stall to have some sweet milk tea .Overnight at Lhasa
Day 3 Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery/Sera Monastery (B)
Today, you will visit two monasteries in Lhasa, the Drepung and the Sera. Drepung monastery is situated at 8km away from central Lhasa and was founded by Jamyang Choeje in 1416. It was biggest monastery in the world in 17th century, housed over 10000 monks in 1614 and Ganden podrang in Drepung was the Tibet governmental administration from which former Dalai Lamas had practiced contral over Tibet. Later moved to Potala palace by fifth Dalai Lama, Lobsang Gyatso. After lunch, continue to visit the Sera Monastery, which was founded in 1419 by Tsongkapa's disciple Jamchen Choeje. The most attractive is  Monks debating which is related to logic, is held there in the courtyard at around 3pm to 4:30pm. Overnight at Lhasa
Day 4 Day 04 Lhasa/Yamdrotso lake/Gyangtse/Shigatse(B)
Driving over Kambala 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 Yutso 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 wonders of the day. Then along the Friendship southern Hwy drive to Gyantse, visit the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders in Tibet. Drive to Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse
Day 5 Day 5 Shigatse/Lhatse/Tingri (Shegar)/Tingri/Rongphu Monastery(B)
Drive to Everest base camp through Lhatse and Shegar over Gyatsola pass 5248m high, one of highest pass in Tibet. Shegar to Everest base camp we have to drive over unpaved road. From top of the Gawu la pass 5250m, you will see the highest mountains of Himalayan Ranges and its snowy peaks viz Mt.Makalu 8463m, Mt.Lotse 8516m, Mt.Everest 8848m, Mt.Cho Oya 8201m and Mt.Shishapama 8020m from Left to right, climbing down through zig-zag roads lead to Tashi Zom village and then to today's destination - Everest Base Camp. Rongbuk is the highest monastery in Tibet and consist both monks and nuns, it is still a good sight to take pictures of Mt.Everest. You will get late in evening at Everest base camp. So you can hike around and take a rest. Overnight at local tent guesthouse (dorm bed without private bathroom, ).
Day 6 Day 6 Rongphu Monastery/Evrest Base Camp/ Tingri/ Shigatse (B)
Early in the morning, you can take the dedicated minibus (25 RMB per person, round-trip) from tent guesthouse camp to Everest base camp. If you are lucky enough, you can make pictures of sunrise on Everest. Late morning drive back to Shigatse. Overnight in Shigatse.
Day 7 Day 7 Shigatse to Lhasa(B)
You will visit Tashi Lhunpo monastery where you can see the well preserved largest statue of Jampa(future god) in Tibet and golden funeral tomb of former Panchen Lamas. Drive back to Lhasa along the northern friendship highway, beautiful landscape and bramaputra river will accompany you to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.
Day 8 Day 8 Lhasa airport dropping off (B)
The driver will take you to airport or train station, end the service

Services Include
1.All required Tibet permits and domestic travel documents.
2.Local Tibetan guide fluent in English
3. Hotel (shared twin room with private bathroom)
4.Airport and/or train station pick-up and drop-off.
5.Comfortable and clean private minivan or 4WD with driver,Vehicle type according to your private group size
6.All admission fee as noted in the tour's itinerary.


Services Exclude
1.Personal expenses .
2.Tips for your guide and driver.
3.Meals that are not specified in the tour itinerary.
4.Flight tickets or train tickets in and out of Lhasa (please contact us to help you book these titckets if you need)
5.Optional Attractions/Activities that are not specified in the itinerary.