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8 Days Lhasa to Everest Base Camp

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    Day one: Arrival in Lhasa. You will be met at the Lhasa airport or train station by your Tibetan guide and transferred to the 4 Star Gang-Gyen Hotel located in the Old Town of Lhasa, elevation 3600 meters. You can then explore the nearby Old Town of Lhasa and the markets lining Barkhor Square.

    Day Two: Lhasa sightseeing. After breakfast, you will visit the Jokhang where thousands of Buddhist pilgrims come here to worship everyday. You will visit the 600 year old huge monastery complex of Sera and watch the monks engage in entertaining Buddhist philosophical debates. In the evening wander around the Old Town on your own.

    Day three: Lhasa sightseeing. Today you will start your day by visiting the massive 1000 room Potala Palace, the most iconic building in Tibet. You will work your way up the steps of the Potala and then go through the most important rooms in this famous UNESCO site. After lunch, you will explore Ramoche Temple, famous across Tibet for the 8 years old statue of Buddha Shakyamuni.

    Day Four: Lhasa—Yamdrok Lake—Karo La—Gyantse—Shigatse. We'll drive through the Yarlung River Valley towards Yamdrok Lake. From the Kamba La Pass you get a spectacular panoramic view. Next, you will drive along the lakeshore to Nankartse, ascend again to the stunning Karo La Glacier and get an up-close view of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang and the glaciers. Your next stop is Gyantse where you will visit the massive Kumbum Stupa as well as the Pelkhor Chode Monastery, then continue to Shigatse.

    Day Five: Shigatse—Gyatso La—Everest Base Camp. This day will take you from Shigatse to Tibet’s North Face Everest Base Camp. We will be passing through several small Tibetan farming villages, we will cross over the 5248 meter high Gyatso La Pass, which offers a sweeping view of the Himalayas. You will continue on to the Everest Region crossing over another high pass,Geu La, then go to Rongphu, the highest monastery in the world. You will stay the Tent Hotels or Rongphu Monastery Guesthouse. 

    Day Six: Everest—Shigatse. After watching the sunrise on Mt. Everest, you will make the journey back to Shigatse. You will stop again at Rongphu Monastery and at the Geu La passes for some final views of Mt. Everest. 

    Day Seven: Everest—Shigatse. After breakfast, you will explore Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the main attraction in Shigatse. This is the largest monastery in central Tibet. You will then follow the beautiful Yarlung River back to Lhasa.

    Day Eight: Depart Lhasa. In the morning, you will be transferred to the Lhasa airport or train station.
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    Departure Point
    Day one: You will be met at the Lhasa airport or train station by your Tibetan guide and transferred to the 4 Star Gang-Gyen Hotel located in the Old Town of Lhasa, elevation 3600 meters. You can then explore the nearby Old Town of Lhasa and the markets lining Barkhor Square.
    All following days: we'll start our daily trips from Gang Gyen Hotel
    Duration
    8 days
    Inclusions
    • All Tibet Travel permits
    • English speaking Tibetan tour guide
    • Pick up and drop off by airport bus
    • All administrative fees
    • All meals and accommodations for your guide
    • All lodging listed in the itinerary. Extra for Single supplement
    • Breakfast each morning
    • One time welcome meal for the group
    • One box of mineral water plus shared Oxygen tank in car.
    • Breakfast
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Transportation costs to and from Tibet
    • Chinese visa fees and passport fees
    • Lunch and dinner
    • Personal expenses (laundry, photography fees, souvenirs etc)
    • Tips to the driver and guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Group size: Minimum 4 People - Max 12 People
    • Additional Cost: 100$ for single supplement
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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