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10-Day Tibet Essential Tour

City Involved: Lhasa-Yamdrok Yumtso Lake-Gyangtse-Shigatse-Shegar-Mt. Everest Base Camp-Lhasa
  • From: USD1450
  • Tour Code : TOC34
  • Starts/Ends : Lhasa/Lhasa
  • Trip Type : Mt. Eeverest Excursion

Trip Highlights: Tour Destination: Lhasa, Yamdrok, Yumtso Lake, Gyangtse, Shigatse, Shegar, Zhangmu, Kathmandu. Just imagine your 10 Day tour to such a heavenly place: you can enjoy the magnificent Potala Palace, the symbol of the sacred land. At the Barkhor Street, pilgrims can be seen day and night walking in a clockwise direction spinning prayer wheels. You will also have a chance to see the holy lake of Tibet-Namtso, experience the atmosphere of script debate among Lamas in Sera Monastery, as well as the Jokhang Temple and Norbulingka. For those who would like some trekking experiences in Tibet but not sure about their physical capacity at the high elevation, this tour will be great. Famous attractions and the mysterious Tibetan culture will make you fascinated.

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 Tour Prices (this is private tour based on per person and shown in US dollars)
Group SizeBudget ClassStandard ClassDeluxe Class
2 personsUSD1640USD1700USD1980
3-5 personsUSD1570USD1620USD1900
6-9 personsUSD1450USD1520USD1800
Single SupplementUSD260USD350USD470
CityBudget ClassStandard ClassDeluxe Class
LhasaLhasa Century HotelLhasa HotelBrahmaputra Grand Hotel
GyangtseGyangtse HotelGyangtse HotelGyangtse Hotel
ShigatseShigatse HotelShigatse HotelShigatse Hotel
ShegarMt. Everest HotelMt. Everest HotelMt. Everest Hotel
Mt. Everest Base CampGuesthouseGuesthouseGuesthouse
Service Inclusions
Hotel fare and daily buffet breakfastLunch and dinner listed in the itinerary
Entrance fees to the sightseeingPrivate vehicle, driver and guide
Accident insuranceTravel Permit for entering Tibet
Service Exclusions
Air fare and airport tax of arrival in and departure from TibetPersonal expenses
Tips for guide and driver  

Tour Itinerary

Itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa
You will arrive at the Gonggar Airport and be greeted by your tour guide. Then you will drive to Lhasa and have a rest at your hotel in the afternoon.
Day 02: Lhasa (B/L/D)
Today you will visit Norbulingka Park and the Sera Monastery. Afterwards you will then visit the Potala Palace, constructed in 637 by Songtsen Gampo, the first king of united Tibet. Later you will visit a Tibetan family and then be taken back to your hotel for the remainder of the evening.

Day 03: Lhasa (B/L/D)
Today you will visit the Jokhang Temple and the bazaar at Barkhor Street. Afterwards you will be taken to the Carpet Factory and The Tibetan Traditional Medicine Hospital. Finally you will see Drepung Monastery, constructed in 1416. The second through fourth Dalai Lamas once lived here. Afterwards you will be driven back to your hotel for the remainder of the evening.
Day 04: Lhasa / Yamdrok Yumtso Lake / Gyantse (B/L/D)
In the morning you will leave Lhasa and drive to Yamdrok Yumtso Lake. Then you will drive over two of the highest passes in Tibet, Kambala Pass at 4,794m and Karola Pass at 5,010m above sea level. When you arrive at Gyangtse, you will visit Palkor Monastery and Kumbum Stupa. In the evening you will be brought back to a local hotel for the rest of the evening.

Day 05: Gyantse / Shigatse (B/L/D)
Today you will drive to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet. Upon arrival, you will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, built in 1447 by the Panchen Lama. In the evening you will be brought to a local hotel to rest.

Day 06: Shigatse / Shegar (B/L/D)
In the morning you will drive to Shegar, also called the new Tringri and cross over the highest pass on the way to Shegar, Gyatsola Pass, at 5,220m above sea level. Upon arrival at Shegar, you will stay in a local hotel for the remainder of the evening.
Day 07: Shegar / Mt. Everest Base Camp (B/L/D)
You will leave in the morning for the Everest Base Camp. It takes around four hours to arrive at the camp due to the bad road conditions. When you arrive at the camp you will be able to step out of your cars and walk around. That evening you will spend the night at a simple, local guesthouse.

Day 08: Rongbuk Monastery / Shigatse (B/L/D)
In the morning you will have time to look at Rongbuk monastery before your drive back to Shigatse. Upon return to Shigatse you will be taken to your hotel where you can rest for the remainder of the evening.

Day 09: Shigatse / Lhasa (B)
Today you will drive back to Lhasa and be taken to your hotel upon arrival.
Day 10: Depart from Lhasa (B)
In the morning, you will be taken to the airport and fly back to your destination.
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