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8 Nights / 9 Days Mt. Everest tour in Tibet
 
Tour Code: XZT05
Departure: Daily
Tour Type: Private Tour, Sightseeing, cultural journey
Attraction: Potala palace, Jokang Temple, Barkhor Bazaar, Norbulingka, Tibet Museum, Sera monastery
Highlight: This tour starts from Lhasa to Mt. Everest Base Camp, by way of visiting the main Tibet attractions in Gyantse, Shigatse and Tingri
 
 
                                                              
 
Itinerary: (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa and rest for acclimatization[D]

Be greeted and offered a white scarf (called Hada) in a Tibet traditional way which brings you good luck. Have a rest for the acclimation after arrive Lhasa city.

Accommodation: Shangbala hotel or similar class

Day 02-03: Sightseeing in Lhasa city: visit Potala palace, Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Bazaar, Norbulingka, Tibet Museum, Sera monastery.[B/L/D]

In the whole morning on Day 02, visit Potala palace, the highest palace in the world! It was added to the list of world culture heritage sites by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 1994.At the roof of Potala palace, you can have a bird-eye view of Lhasa.

This afternoon, visit Jokhang temple, it is the first built during the period of Sontsan Gambo in the 7th century, it is also the first monastery for most pilgrims to visit as it is widely recognized as the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhism. Then sightseeing or shopping at Barkhor Bazaar near Jokhang temple.

On Day 03 morning, visit Norbulingka, the summer palace of Dalai Lama, then visit Tibet Museum to know the culture and civilization of Tibetan. You will enjoy the exciting lection debating in Sera monastery this afternoon. If you like, our guide will lead you to visit the local Tibetan family, you can feel Tibetan culture and religion vividly.

Accommodation: Shangbala hotel or similar class

Day 04: Lhasa--Gyantse--Shigatse[B/L/D]

Shigatse is also one of the economic and political center of Tibet like Lhasa city. Its main attraction is Tashilumpo monastery.

Accommodation: Shigatse wutse hotel

Day 05 Shigatse--Tingri:Tashilumpo monastery[B/L/D]

In the morning, visit Tashilumpo monastery, the oldest and largest Gelugpa monastery in Tibet. There you can see the highest Bronze statue, called future Buddha. After your lunch, drive to Tingri, the best place for acclimatization before you visit Mt. Everest.

Accommodation: Tingri Everest hotel or similar class

Day 06 Tingri--Everest Base Camp--Tingri: visit Rongbuk monastery[B/L/D]

Get up earlier this morning, drive to Rongbuk monastery first, it is the highest monastery in Tibet due to its elevation. Then drive to Mt. Everest Base Camp,you can have a face to face experience of Mt. Everest. After you enjoy the unique view of Himalayas, drive back to Tingri this afternoon.

Accommodation: Tingri Everest hotel or similar class

Day 07 Tingri--Shigatse[B/L/D]

Accommodation: Shigatse wutse hotel

Day 08 Shigatse--Lhasa[B/L/D]

Accommodation: Shangbala hotel or similar class

Day 09 drive to the airport and departs for your next destination, your Tibet tour ends.[B]

Get the price: This tour is a private tour and departure date will be based on your request. Prices depend on travel seasons and will be quoted upon request. 

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