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> 8 day tour- Mt.Everest Base Camp
Tour Type : Classical
Departure : Lhasa
From this price starts : $750
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Day 1 Day 01 Arrival at Lhasa by flight or train [3658m]

Your Tibetan guide will greet you once you arrive in Lhasa Gonggar airport or train station, from airport to Lhasacity is68km, around one hour and half drive will take you to the holy cityLhasa; from the train station it is only15kmand takes 20 minutes by drive. Afternoon have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude. Overnight atLhasa.

Day 2 Day 02 Lhasa City sightseeing, visit Potola Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Streets and Lhasa old Town (B)
Today is your first day of sightseeing on the high plateau, so we have purposely arranged only to visit Jokhang temple and PotalaPalace.PotalaPalaceis the worldwide known cardinal landmark ofTibet. The massive structure itself contains a small world within it. Mostly it is renowned as residence of the Dalai Lama lineages (Avalokiteshvara). Jokhang temple is the most sacred shrine in Tibet which was built in 7th century and located at the heart of old town in Lhasa, the circuit around it called Barkhor street, which is a good place to purchase souvenirs. Both of them are the focal points of pilgrims from entire Tibetan world, multitudinous pilgrims are circumambulating and prostrating in their strong faith. Afterwards stroll on the narrow streets ofLhasaold town to meet locals people and visit their markets. Overnight atLhasa.
Day 3 Day 03 Lhasa City sightseeing, visit Ganden and Sera monasteries (B)
Morning you will make a excursion trip to Ganden Monastery(about 70kmdrive fromLhasa), which ranks the first among the six largest monasteries of Gelugpa. In addition to its magnificent architecture and religious importance, there is a extremely fabulous view on top of the Ganden Wangpo Hill, and Kichu valley is behind Ganden monastery, it is strongly suggested to hiking around the monastery and take a bird's-eye view of the valley. Early afternoon drive back toLhasato visit Sera monastery for its famous monks debating between 3pm to 5pm(not available on Sunday). Overnight atLhasa.
Day 4 Day 04 Lhasa / Yamdrok Lake[4441m] / Gyantse[3980m] / Shigatse[3840m], 360KM, 7hrs (B)
Morning 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. Then along the Friendship southern Hwy drive to Gyantse, visit the famous stupa - Gyantse Kumbum, one of the most stunning architectural wonders inTibet. Late afternoon drive to Shigatse. Overnight at Shigatse.
Day 5 Day 05 Shigatse / Lhatse / Shegar / Rongbuk Monastery [4900m] / E.B.C[5150m], 340KM, 7hour drive (B)
Morning visit lively local market in Shigatse while your guide assist you process the PSB permit at local PSB office, afterwards start driving to Rongphu 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 is the highest monastery inTibetand consist both monks and nuns, it is still a good point to see Mt.Everest(to visit Rongbuk monastery, you have to pay the entrance tickets 25RMB per person on your own). Sunset atMt.Everestis another highlight of today. Overnight at local tent guesthouse or Rongbuk Monastery guest house (dorm bed).
Day 6 Day 06 Rongbuk / Shegar / Shigatse[3840m], 340KM, 6-7hrs drive
If you are lucky enough, you will see sunrise at E.B.C. To trek from the Tent guesthouses community to E.B.C, it will take you about 2 hours(6Km). Or you can take the dedicated minibus(In winter season our driver will drive you up to Base Camp). Late morning or early afternoon start driving back to Shigatse. Overnight at Shigatse.
Day 7 Day 07 Shigatse / Lhasa[3595m], 300KM, 6hour drive(B)
 Morning visit Shigatse Tashilunpo Monastery and the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas, sometimes it is crowded with local pilgrims. Afterwards drive back to Lhasaalong the northern friendship way, marvelous landscapes and sceneries along theBrahmaputraRiverwill accompany you all the way back toLhasa. Overnight atLhasa.
Day 8 Day 08 Lhasa airport / train station dropping off (B).
Morning Lhasaairport or train station dropping off, the time come to say your farewells to your guide and driver, end the trip.

Price Per Person     Apr to May  Jun to Oct  Nov to Feb

(3 star hotel )              $780             $850            $750

NOTE: This Price is applicable for 2 or more people. For individual ,please contact us to find a travel mate with our help

Services Include
1 Transport: Private minivan or minibus with driver .
2 Free Lhasa airport pick up at 3pm and drop off at 12pm.
3 3 Star hotels available in Lhasa and Shigatse include breakfasts;tent guesthouse in Rongbu Monastary;
4 Local English-speaking Tibetan guide.
5 All personal entrance tickets  listed in the itinerary (also including the sightseeing bus up to E.B.C from Rongbuk).
6 All necessary Tibet permits (TTB + PSB).

Services Exclude
1 Personal expenses such as laundry, drinks, internet access,fax, telephone calls etc.
2 Optional attractions that are not specified in the itinerary (such as the entrance tickets to the Norbulingka Summer Palace   and Tibet museum in Lhasa city if you want to visit).
3 Meals that are not specified in the tour itinerary.
4 Flight or train tickets in and out of Lhasa.
5 Lhasa train station transfer and the private airport transfer  at your request.
6 Tips for the guide and driver(General Standard: normally 50-80RMB/day for the guide, 30-50RMB/day for the driver).

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