Every Friday with affordable price!
8 Days Lhasa to Mount Everest Base Camp small join-in group Tour is one of the most adventurous tours and also the most memorable tour for all the travelers in Tibet. You will not only visit the best part of the holy city Lhasa but also see multiple dispersed sites from Lhasa to EBC, such as Yamdrok Lake, Khumbum Stupa in Gyantse, and Tashi Lhunpo monastery in Shigatse.
– Have an amazing view of Everest from the most famous Everest 108 turns
– Stay overnight in the base camp to see the sunrise
– Visit the most famous and incredible monasteries
– Trip to the purest land on earth with different time length options
Lhasa – Gyantse –Shigatse – Everest Base
Itinerary at a glance:
D1: Your city ✈️ to Lhasa
Lhasa train station/airport pick up, acclimatization to the altitude
Visit: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery
Visit: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street
D4: Lhasa 🚗 Gyantse 🚗 Shigatse (About 380KM, 8 hours)
Visit: Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pelkhor Chode Monastery
D5: Shigatse 🚗 EBC (About 380KM, 9 hours)
Visit: Far View of Mountain Himlaya, The Rongpuk Monastery
D6: EBC 🚗 Shigatse (About 380KM, 9 hours)
Visit: Kumbum Monastery
D7: Shigatse 🚗 Lhasa
Visit: Tashilunpu Monastery
D8: Lhasa ✈️ back to your city
Lhasa airport / Train station drop off
Tour Cost (Each Friday):
Aug.26 to Oct.15
Oct.16 to Dec.30
3 stars hotel
4 stars hotel
Rongphu monastery guesthouse or EBC tent [shared between 5-6 people]
ü All necessary Tibet Travel Permit. (Including Tibet Entry Permit, Alien Travel Permit, Border Pass)
ü Private professional English-Speaking local tour guide
ü Licensed Vehicle with experienced driver
ü All Entrance tickets to the sightseeing places listed
ü Lhasa Airport (or train station) pick up and drop off
ü 4 nights accommodation in Lhasa city and 2 nights accommodation in Shigatse city (twin sharing rooms), 1 night accommodation in Rongphu monastery guesthouse or EBC tent (dorm room)
ü Breakfast provided by the hotel (no breakfast provided at EBC)
ü Tourist Accident/Casualty Insurance
ü A container of Oxygen for emergency use
ü All taxes, fees and handling charges
ü Lodging and meal allowance to the guide & driver
ü Reservation fee for visiting Potala Palace
ü 2 bottles of drinking water per person per day
ü One Welcome dinner in Lhasa
û Meals not specified in the itinerary (All lunches & dinners)
û Flight/Train tickets in and out of Tibet
û Sightseeing places not listed in the itinerary
û Personal expenses such as laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional tour activities, etc.
û Any losses incurred from the force majeure factor like government control, natural disaster etc.
û Single room supplement (1000-1400 rmb) for 6 nights in hotels
û Tips to the guide & driver ( Tips are not required but expected)
Note: the departure will be confirmed once 6 pax join the tour; please book your flight only after our confirmation.
PLEASE NOTE: if you sign up for the trip alone, we can try but cannot guarantee to find another participant to share room with, please be ready to add extra 1000-1400 rmb for a single room. Thank you for understanding.
|WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING|
Documents for Tibetan permit:
2) Scanned copy of passport in color
3) Scanned copy of visa in color
4) Scanned copy of entry stamp in color
5) a) Scanned copy of work permit in color (with work visa)
b) Scanned copy of university enrollement in color (student visa)
c) Prove of family relationship (for family visa)
6) Nucleic acid test taken 1-3 days before the trip
7) Additional documents could be requested such as letter from your company/university
PLEASE NOTE: The schedule may be adjusted due to weather conditions or unforeseeable events. Without affecting the original standards and scenic spots, we might change the order of scenic spots according to the actual situation on the day of the trip.
How to sign up?
1) Fill up the booking form on our website: www.wannatravelshanghai.com
2) Secure YOUR SEAT by transferring 2000 RMB deposit (the balance is due 10 days before the trip)
3) Send us the picture of the transaction and documents for the permit to our email: firstname.lastname@example.org
4) receive confirmation (within 24 hours on weekdays)
Phone number: 13764884661
Cancellation up to 15 days before the trip starts, the deposit is not refundable
Cancellation up to 7 days before the trip starts, 35% penalty of the price of the trip.
Cancellation 6-2 days before the trip starts, 50% penalty of the price of the trip.
Cancellation within 48 hours prior to the trip starts, no refund of trip fee.
If Tibet closes its border or no permit can be issued, full refund will be provided. Flight cancellation fees will be on you.
Requirenment for foreign visitors:
– Only foreigners who have stayed in China more than 28 days can visit Tibet (work permit should be at least 28 days). Students, family visas can go to Tibet, for other types of visa please contact us. Diplomatic passports cannot go to Tibet.
– Taiwan nationals currently cannot go to Tibet but will be allowed soon (please check with us for updates)
– Nucleic acid test taken 1-3 day before the trip is required.
– Indian nationals are not allowed to go to mt. Kaliash
All forms of outdoor recreation (including hiking, kayaking and cyclying) have a higher level of risk than most ordinary activities.
By participating in WT’s ourdoor activities, you acknowledge and accept the responsibility for making your own determinations as to the suitability of the activity and for their own safety, conduct, and well-being and agrees to participate solely at your own risk.
WT, its organizer & trip leaders will not be held responsible for any loss or injury which you may sustain as a result of your participation in any of these activities.
Day 1: Lhasa
Upon your arrival at the Lhasa train station/airport, you will be greeted you and escorted you to your hotel and help you get checked in. You will have the rest of the day and evening to rest and relax to become acclimatized to the higher altitude of Tibet.
Pick-up arrival time: any time [shuttle transfer with other tourist]
Day 2: Lhasa
Day 2: Lhasa tour
Attractions: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery
Hotel: 3★/4★ hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast at your hotel, driven to visit Drepung Monastery. Drepung Monastery was ever the largest monastery with more than 10 thousand monks, and now is one of three great monasteries in Lhasa. Seen from the distance, its grand, white construction gives the appearance of a heap of rice.
In the afternoon, driven to visit Sera Monastery, which is famous for the unique “Daily Scriptures Debating” activity held from 3:30 pm to 5 pm in the central courtyard. Then transfer back to the hotel.
Day 3: Lhasa
Attractions: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: 3★/4★ hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast, your tour guide & driver will pick you and drive to visit the splendid Potala Palace, which is Lhasa’s cardinal landmark. You will have a whole morning to explore these world-level architectural works: White Palace, Red Palace, corridors and stairs, and countless lama’s dormitories. Others include Buddha statues, red-robed lamas and devoted, murals, etc.
In the afternoon, you will walk to visit the age-old Jokhang Temple, as the spiritual center of Tibet, which will deeply impress you with its magnificence and sincere pilgrims. You will see pilgrims donating butter oil to keep the lights burning for the Buddha; learning Tibetan Buddhism; hearing the red-robed Lamas praying; taking photos of the gold roof and enjoying the beautiful sunshine of Lhasa.
Finally, you will have a relaxing walk around Jokhang Temple at Barkhor Street, which is the oldest street in Lhasa, and full of religious atmosphere, showcasing Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts assemble. Then transfer back to the hotel.
Attractions: Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Pelkhor Chode monastery
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel: 3★/4★ hotel in Shigatse
On leaving the Tibetan capital, we will first drive southwest towards the beauty of Lake Yamdrok taking the winding road up to the crest of the Gampa La pass at 4794 meters. From the pass, you get the first glimpse of the beauty of Lake Yamdrok below ringed by snowy mountain peaks and stretching out across the whole landscape before you. In the distance, the holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar stands tall in the Nyenchen Tanglha Mountain Range. We will drop down to the lakeshore for a closer look before continuing on to Nagartse for a delicious local lunch.
On the way to Gyantse, after lunch, we cross over the pass at Karo La (5159m) where we can view the beautiful glacier that falls from the slopes of Mount Nyenchen Khangsar. In Gyantse, we will stop at the Pelkor Chode Monastery to explore both the monastery and the outstanding 32-meter stupa that is the highlight of the day. Known as the Kumbum Stupa this one-of-a-kind stupa has nine floors and 108 chapels which contain thousands of images and statues throughout. Then we will continue on in the late afternoon to reach Shigatse before nightfall.
Attractions: Rongbuk monastery, Mt. Everest base camp
Hotel: guestroom bed at EBC
We will leave Shigatse after getting your travel permit and then drive directly to the Base Camp of Mount Everest near the Rongbuk Monastery. The route takes us over several high passes and the first outstanding view you will see is from the Gyatso La pass at 5400 meters. From the viewpoint, at the crest of the pass, you can see Mount Everest standing tall in the distance.
At Old Tingri, we will turn off the Friendship Highway and take the Zhufeng Road over the Gawu La Pass (5250m) from which you get an amazing view of the Himalayan panorama. The view of the peaks includes several mountains above 8000 meters including Mount Everest (8848m) Mt. Lhotse (8516m) Mt. Makalu (8463m) Mt. Shishapangma (8020m) and Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m).
On our arrival at the Rongbuk Monastery we will first check into the tent guesthouse or Rongbuk Monastery Guesthouse depending on the time of year. The tent guesthouses are not available in the winter months from November to March and are sometimes full in the peak months of summer. After a light lunch, we will get time to explore the famous Rongbuk Monastery the official highest Buddhist monastery in the world. Housing both monks and nuns in the monastery was a regular stopping point for explorers heading for Mount Everest in the early days after it was first discovered.
Attractions: Mt. Everest base camp
Hotel: 3★/4★ hotel in Shigatse
After a night at the base camp or monastery guesthouse, we can rise early to get the best view of the sunrise on the eastern sloped of Mount Everest. The hill behind the monastery is the best spot for good early-morning photos of the mountain. Then it is time to say goodbye to the world’s highest mountain as we pack up and prepare to drive back to Shigatse.
Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa by road
Attractions: Tashilunpo Monastery and Yalong Valley
Hotel: 3★/4★ hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast, we will spend the first part of the morning touring around the famous Tashilhunpo Monastery the seat of the Panchen Lama before heading off along the Friendship Highway towards Lhasa. Built in 1447 by the first Dalai Lama, the monastery is now the traditional seat of the Panchen Lama Tibet’s second-highest religious incarnation. There you will be able to see the tombs of 7 Panchen Lamas explore the twisting cobbled streets and get a peek into monastic life.
On the route drive back to Lhasa by following Yalong Valley, you can stand on the viewing platform and view the vast Yalong River bed. Finally, the guide will transfer you back to your hotels in Lhasa.
Today you will have free time until being escorted to Lhasa train station or airport for your departing train or flight from Lhasa. This will end your tour services in Tibet.
Drop off time: any time [shuttle transfer with other tourist]