Why choosing WT?
– Best prices
– Better hotels
– Authentic Tibetan local custom experience
– Not a shopping tour
– Hospitable local Tibetan guides
– WT’s own tour, not a join-in tour from different agencies
Lhasa – Gyantse –Shigatse – Everest Base
8 days tour in Tibet including visiting of Lhasa, the highest city in the world, the highest monastery in the world as well as overnight at Everest Base Camp! Make your dream come true!
Itinerary at a glance:
D1: Your city ✈️ to Lhasa
Lhasa train station/airport pick up, acclimatization to the altitude
Visit: Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Visit: Traditional Handicraft Art Center,Sera Monastery
D4: Lhasa 🚗 Gyantse 🚗 Shigatse (About 380KM, 8 hours)
Visit: Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum 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: Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Monastery
D7: Shigatse 🚗 Lhasa
Visit: Tashilunpu Monastery
D8: Lhasa ✈️ back to your city
Lhasa airport / Train station drop off
Dates: departure every SATURDAY starting from May 22
July 17 – August 27: 7200 rmb
August 28-October 15: 6700 rmb
Extra departure date: October 1-8
October 16- November 15: 6300 rmb
November 16- December 31: 5800 rmb
Accommodation: Comfortable Class – 4 star hotels
Lhasa Himalaya Hotel or similar
Shigatse Gesar Hotel or similar
Rongphu monastery guesthouse or EBC tent [shared between 5-6 people]
Note: hotel standard in Tibet is lower than in the rest of China; 4 star hotel is better comparable to a good 3 star.
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: [email protected]
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
After breakfast at the hotel, meet your tour guide and we will visit the incredible Potala Palace – the highest palace in the world. As we climb to the entrance gate, you will have a spectacular view over all Lhasa! After exploring the numerous interesting chapels and learning about the traditional culture and history of the palace and the city, we will move on to the spiritually significant Jokhang Temple, one of the most important temples in Tibetan Buddhism. To see the “real” Lhasa, we’ll stroll through Barkhor Street with its thriving local market where you can pick up some local Tibetan, Nepalese and Indian handicrafts and souvenirs.
Welcome dinner will be arranged tonight for the whole group!
Day 3: Lhasa
Traditional Handicraft Art Center – Design Your Own Tibetan Handicrafts – Sera Monastery Debates
This day will give you the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in Tibetan culture as you will be involved in the hands-on process of the traditional Tibetan handicrafts; then witness a truly Tibetan tradition with the debating monks at one of Tibetan Buddhhim’s holiest monasteries – the Sera Monastery!
This day will allow you to immerse yourself in Tibetan culture fully! You will be involved in the hands-on process of the traditional Tibetan handicrafts; then witness a truly Tibetan tradition with the debating monks at one of Tibetan Buddhism’s holiest monasteries – the Sera Monastery! This treasure house of Tibetan culture will teach you all about various Tibetan costumes as you learn how to make Tibetan incense, the methods behind Tibetan calligraphy, how to create Thangka (Tibetan Buddhist painting), and the secrets of block printing. The whole journey takes 2 hours. Having mastered the art of Tibetan handicrafts, we will move on to visit the holy Sera Monastery and see monks’ debates which are held in the courtyard almost every day between 3:00 and 5:30 p.m.[ Please note that in case of some special monastery activities such as the Dharma Meeting or the reception of VIPs, the sudra debating may be canceled that day]. After we visit the monastery, feel free to stroll around the streets of Lhasa as you absorb the atmosphere and spirit of the devoted Tibetan people.
Day 7: Shigatse to Lhasa by road
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]