Day 1: Arrive in Lhasa
Our Tibetan English-speaking tour guide will meet you at Gonggar Airport and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa. Free at leisure for the rest time for acclimatization. o/n hotel in Lhasa.
Day 2: Sightsee in Lhasa
We may start from the spiritual center - Jokhang Temple and the bustling Barkhor Street around it. Then we'll visit the most significant sight in Tibet - Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibetan people's wisdom and power. And at evening, pay a visit to a local Tibetan family if possible. o/n hotel in Lhasa. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse
This early morning we'll drive about 270km to the historical town of Gyantse crossing Khambala Pass (4800m) and Karola Pass (5010m). Enroute enjoy the pleasant walk at the beautiful Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. And when arrival, visit the great Pelkor Monastery and its superb Kumbu Stupa, a stunning architectural wonder in Tibet. Then we'll get forward to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. o/n hotel in Shigatse. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Shigatse - Tingri (Shegar)
Visit the main sight in Shigatse - Tashilumpo Monastery and drive about 250km to Tingri via the Gantsola Pass (5200m). o/n hotel in Tingri. Includes:(B).
Day 5: Tingri - Rongbuk Monastery, hiking to Mt. Everest Base Camp
It is around 100km's bumpy road from Tingri to Rongbuk Monastery. After sightseeing at the monastery, you can hike for about 2hrs to Mt. Everest Base Camp (EBC) for the life-long experience with this highest mountain in the world. o/n guest house at Mt. Everest reserve. Includes: (B).
Day 6: Mt. Everest Base Camp - Shigatse
Enjoy the grand view of Mt. Everest enough in the early morning and drive back to Shigatse, upon arrival strolling around the old town for the nicely decorated Tibetan houses, interesting local bazaar, etc. o/n hotel in Shigatse. Includes: (B).
Day 7: Shigatse - Lhasa.
Drive about 280km to Lhasa along the northern route via Yarlung Tsangpu River. The rest time will be free for you to explore the old city again. o/n hotel in Lhasa. Includes: (B).
Day 8: Departure.
Today we'll drive you to the airport and help you board the plane to your next destination. Your wonderful Tibet Mount Everest tour ends. Includes: (B).
Prices for small groups in July - early Oct, 2013
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