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Lhasa-Shigatse-Mt.Everest8-day-tour
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   Potala Palace,Jokhang Temple,Barkhore Street,Drepung Monastery,Norbulingka,Yamdrok-tso Lake,Pelkor Chode Monastery,Rongbu Monastery,Mt. Everest,Tashilunpo Monastery
 Type:Private tour         Price: [USD$480]          departtime: Every day     
Itinerary
 

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa
 Arrived to lhasa. Meet You tour guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.

Day 2  Lhasa city one day tour
Tour starts from the religious Potala Palace built in the 7th century by the famous Tibetan king-Songtzen Gampo. The present one was built by the 5th Dalai Lama in the 17th century. It became known as the "Winter Palace" by the 1750, when the 7th Dalai Lama built the Norbulingka Park as his summer residence. After lunch, you will visit Jokhang Temple, situated in the old section of Lhasa. King Songtzen Gampo built this temple in the mid-7th century A.D. Now it is the most sacred place in Tibet. Pilgrims come here to pay homage from all over Tibet. Visit Barkhore Street in the evening.

Day 3  Lhasa city one day tour
Full day sightseeing takes you to Drepung Monastery. "Drepung" in Tibetan means the hill of rice because this white Monastery looks like a big hill of rice. This monastery occupies an area of 150,000 square meters with 7700 lamas and becomes the largest monastery in Asia. After that, you will visit Norbulingka Park. In 1752, the 7th Dalai Lama built the first palace here for successive Dalai Lamas to carry out their political and religious activities during the summer season. Today Norbulingka has become a public park for picnicking, relaxing and entertainment.

Day 4  Lhasa- Gyantse- Shigatse
Drive
to Gyantse after breakfast. On the way, dazzling Yamdrok-tso Lake can be seen from the summit of the Kamba-la pass(4794m). Yamdrok is one of Three Holy Lake in Tibet. When you arrive at Gyantse, visit Pelkor Chode Monastery. The Monastery is founded in 1418, notable for its superb Kumbum Chode(10,000 Images Stupa). Later transferred to Shigatse.

Day 5  Shigatse- Shegar- Old Tingri- Rongphu Monastery- EBC
Early morning start driving to Rongphu via Lhatse and Shegar, cross over Gyatsola & Pangla Pass, where you will see the Himalaya mountain ranges in a clear day.
Rongphu is the highest monastery in Tibet, still a good point to see Mt.Everest. Afternoon start trekking from Rongphu to E.B.C, it takes about 2 hours. Or you can take a local sight seeing bus(pay by yourself). Overnight at Rongphu guest house. (dorm bed)

Day 6  Rongphu- Shegar- Shigatse
If you are lucky enough, you will see sunrise at E.B.C. Late morning start driving back to Shigatse. Overnight at Shigatse.

Day 7  Shigaste- Lhasa
Morning visit the Bachen Lama Set - Tashilunpo Monastery, which was Built in1447 by the first Dalai Lama. Then the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas. Afternoon drive back to Lhasa along Yarlong Tsangpo river by the Nepal friendship road. Overnight at Lhasa.

Day 8  Exit
Morning
Transferred to the airport or railway station dropping off. End the trip

 


Price of this tour

Group   size

1person

2 person

3-4person

5-6person

Singleroom supplement

Price:USD$/P.P

1220

830

670

480

260

Remark:
The Prices and Itinerary may vary according to your personal travel schedule. More details, please contact us by e-mail: travelip@hotmail.com


Service Include

1
Tibet Entry Permit   
2
Transportation
3
Accommodations (4night 2 star standard hotel)
4
Guide service (Tibetan English - speaking guide),  
5
Entrance fee     
6
Travel accident insurance

Service Exclude

 

1any service not marked above
2
Tips
3
You own expense

  Notes

1.Please reserve this tour 1 week in advance in normal time ,2 weeks in advance in Golden week (1st of May - 7th of May , 1st of Oct.- 7th of Oct.)
2.As a foreigner and Taiwanese , Please fax us the copies of your passort and china visa to apply for TTP and PSB 1 -2 week in advance.
3.If the tour suffers from the reason of a force of nature, such as landslide, snowslide, mud-rock flow, flood ,those of kinds of natural calamities or the delay and cancel of airlines...which cause the tour to go through disorderly and add additional fees .According to Tourism Bureau, our agency won’t burden these responsibilities.
4.if you cancel the tour or leave it during the trip , our agency will regard your action as own choice and it will automatically void the contract with our company, and you will lose your tour fee.
5.If you want to use single room , it’s your responsibility.
6.Please pay before the trip.
7.The program can be customized according to travelers timeframe and requirements

Attention: Tourists who with high blood pressure, heart disease, asthma, don’t enter into Tibet.