8 Days Tibet Group Tour to Mt. Everest Base Camp

Lhasa, Shigatse, Tingri, Mt. Everest Base Camp

Tour Code: TCT-Tibet-Group-02

Tour Type: Join-in Group Tour

(Fixed departure China group tour from Beijing)

Price from $ 947

Dates & Prices

This Tibet group tour, covering 8 days and 7 nights traveling in Tibet, have a good view of Lhasa city and great natural view of highland in China. The tour will goes from Lhasa to shigatse and Mt, Everest Base Camp. If you have a dream to explore Tibet, do not hesitate to join in this group tour to Tibet---- a mysterious area in China with Top China Travel.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Lhasa

Meals: No Meals
Hotel: The Tibet Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel(or similar)

Take domestic flight or train to Lhasa, you are warmly welcome to Tibet by saying Tashi Delek at the Train station/airport by our professional local tour guide and you are sent to the reserved hotel in Lhasa by taking the shuttle bus with only driver service. Then have a good rest to acclimatize the high altitude in the afternoon.

Note: The free airport transfer from airport to hotel and fixed departure time: 09:30 a.m., 13:30 p.m., 16:30 p.m.
Good to know: For the first timer to Tibet, either by flight or train, a good rest is a must for quick acclimation to the high altitude in Lhasa. Never rush to tour the street or attractions on your own. Walk slower and do not exert yourself like running or jumping. If you have any discomfort, do tell it to your guide, and he will help you out.

Barkhor Street
Barkhor Street

Day 2 Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Hotel: The Tibet Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel(or other similar)
Sightseeing: Potala Palace, Johkang Monastery, Barkor Kora,

The experience native tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and then we will start a city exploration tour in Lhasa by visiting the most famous site in Lhasa ---  Potala Palace at first, exploring the grandest of the myriad chapels. The Tibetans proudly claim it to be the prime miracle since the creation of this world.  

In the afternoon we will visit the holiest temple in Tibet. That is Jokhang Monastery, which is regarded as the center of the Tibetan Buddhism and the sacred land of Buddhist followers. Therefore, you will find innumerable pilgrims come for worship every day there. After that, walk around at Barkor Kora, a bustling local market, where you can buy some Tibetan traditional or religious things. Exploring the Barkor Street, you can also see many locals prostrate around the Jokhang Temple for worship. A welcome dinner is arranged at a local restaurant for the group. After tour, you will be transferred back to hotel.

Good to know: Taking photos is forbidden in the monastery. If you want to take photos of Tibetan pilgrims, a gentle ask for permission would be appreciated. Swimming and fishing are not allowed in holy lakes in Tibet; Do not talk about sensitive topics like politics; International tourists are not allowed to travel alone in Tibet according to the policy; Walk clockwise around Barkhor Street; Never venture into the unknown trails. If you are uncertain about something, it’s advisable to ask your guide before you do it at will.

Potala Palace
Potala Palace

Day 3 Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: The Tibet Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel(or other similar)
Sightseeing: Drepung Monastery, Sera Monastery

Today, we will visit two important monasteries in Lhasa. The first stop in the morning is the Drepung Monastery, one of the ‘Greatest Three’ Gelug monasteries of Tibet and it is found in 1416. The Ganden palace in Drepung Monastery is used as Dalai Lama’s palace before moving to the Potala Palace.

In the afternoon, we will drive to the edge of the town to explore Sera Monastery, another one of the ‘Great Three’ Gelug monasteries in Tibet. If we are very lucky, we may come across Sera Monastery's Monks debating which was held in the courtyard at around 3:00-5:30 in the afternoon. The famous debate sessions of the monks in Sera monastery was created in 1419 and has been an important Buddhist seminary. After tour, you will be dropped off at hotel.

Sera Monastery
Sera Monastery

Day 4 Lhasa-Shigatse

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Tashichota Hotel (or similar)
Sightseeing: Yamdro-tso Lake, Kubum Monastery

In the morning, pick up from your hotel and check out, then drive to Shigatse, passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdrok Lake, Karo-la glacier roadside at 4960m. Then we move westwards to the second biggest city Shigatse, where spiritually hosted by Pamchan Lama. And in Gyantse, Kubum Monastery is also a famous we cannot miss.

Yamdrok Lake
Yamdrok Lake

Day 5 Shigatse – Rongpuk Monastery by private vehicle

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: Tent or Guest House
Sightseeing: Rongphu Monastery

Drive westwards the Friendship way to Tingri. From Tingri to E.B.C with the road is very rough. If it is in clear weather, we can have a glimpse of 4 mountains which is 8000m high or more, Overnight at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House

Mt. Everest Base Camp
Mt. Everest Base Camp

Day 6 Rongpuk - Shigatse

Meals: No meal
Hotel: Tashichota Hotel (or similar)
Sightseeing: Mt. Everest Base Camp

In the early in the morning, go to see the sunrise from Rongpuk Monastery, then to view Mt.Everest. Hiking up or taking bus to the top of the photo point to take pictures of the splendid Mt. Everest. Then we will drive back to overnight in Shigaste.

Mt. Everest
Mt. Everest

Day 7 Shigatse - Lhasa by Private Vehicle

Meals: Breakfast
Hotel: The Tibet Gang-gyan Lhasa Hotel(or other similar)
Sightseeing: Tashilunpo Monastery

Before driving back to Lhasa, we will visit the largest Monastery in west Tibet, the Tashilumpo Monastery, as the last but famous historic sites of your Tibet tour.

Tashilumpo Monastery
Tashilumpo Monastery

Day 8 Departure Lhasa

Meals: Breakfast

Your tour guide and driver will help to drop you at the Lhasa airport. Your Lhasa experience tour ends by group transferring to airport or railway station for departure.

Note: The group transfer to airport time: 07:30 for flights departure between 09:30 and 13:00; 11:00 for flights after 13:00.

Service Ends

Dates & Prices (per person in US$)

Arrival Date Departure Date Price Based on Above Listed Hotels Enquire
Double Occupancy Sole Occupancy
2019-04-10 2019-04-17 947 1132 Enquire
2019-04-20 2019-04-27 947 1132 Enquire
2019-05-06 2019-05-13 947 1132 Enquire
2019-05-16 2019-06-23 947 1132 Enquire
2019-06-15 2019-06-22 947 1132 Enquire
2019-06-22 2019-06-29 1070 1273 Enquire
2019-07-12 2019-07-19 1070 1273 Enquire
2019-07-22 2019-07-29 1070 1273 Enquire
2019-08-08 2019-08-15 1070 1273 Enquire
2019-09-09 2019-09-16 1009 1212 Enquire
2019-09-15 2019-10-22 1009 1212 Enquire
2019-10-14 2019-11-21 1009 1212 Enquire
2019-10-21 2019-10-28 947 1132 Enquire
2019-11-11 2019-11-18 947 1132 Enquire
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Price includes:
   Tibet Entry Permit and Alien's travel Permit
   Transfer on group basis between airport/train station and Lhasa city
  Transfer service on group basis during tour
  Accommodation with breakfast listed
  Admission fee of all tourist sites listed
  Professional Tibetan English speaking tour guide
   Tibet Permits
  Meals as specified in the itinerary
Price excludes:
   Flights or train to and out of Tibet
   Lunches and Dinners not listed
   China Visa fee
   Optional tours, meals, activities and services
  Tips for guides, escort, drives, bellman, etc.
   Personal expenses
   Personal comprehensive travel insurance

※   Prices are valid from Feb 1, 2019 to Feb 29,2020, except Chinese public holidays, local fairs or events.
※   TCT reserves the right to adjust the price caused by exchange rate
※   No guide on the flight and train
※   Recommended hotels are subject to change in actual booking
※   Special requirements should be advised to TCT in advance.
※   TCT reserves the right of final explanation for any change due to the reasons beyond our control
※   The departure dates only for your reference, please contact us for the feasibility of the very date

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