8-Day Everest Group Tour - Lhasa

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  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Departure Time :
    1-3 people booking at a time, individual transfer to hotel is needed, 4 or more people per booking at a time, pick up service by shared coach or van is included. Please specify arrival flight and trai.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Railway Station
  • Return Details :
    Pick up tourists at 06:30 am; 08:30 am; 12:30 pm on the designated final departure date (i.e Day 8) for train or airport transfer, if travelers have different hotel location, the exact hour (minute) w.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Welcome to join 8-day Tibet Everest Base Camp group tour on every Wednesday and Sunday! ThisuniqueEBC group tour covers highlight Lhasa attractions of Potala, Jokhang, Barkhor, Norbulinka and Sera monastery, and other famous sites from and to Everest Base Camp, such as Lake Yamdrok, Karola Glacier, Pelkhor and Tashilhunpo Monastery. Mt. Everest, the roof top of the Tibet highland Plateau attracts tens of thousands of travelers and adventurers around the world every year. With the Tibet travel permits and departure fixed at least 20 days in advance,.

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Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa
Individual travelers (1-3 people) should get to Lhasa with tour guide by public airline shuttle bus. However if there are 4 or more people for one booking at a time, aprivate pick up andtransfer to Lhasa will be included.O/n in hotel
Day 2: Visit Norbulinka-Summer Palace of Dalai Lama and Sera Monastery, O/n in hotel
Day 3: Visit Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Streets,O/n in hotel
Day 4: Lhasa - Yamdrok-Karola Glacier-Gyantse-Shigatse (354 km, 12 hours)
Today is a big day covering lots of attractions such as Lake Yamdrok, Karola Glacier, Pelkhor Monastery and the landscape driving to Shigatse city. Overnight: Gesar Hotel or similar if late booking
Day 5: Shigatse - Everest Base Camp (340 km, 7-10 hours)
Today we will head to EBC. First, we will reach Shegar. After that, we will drive to the campsite. And we may trek 4 km about 1 hour to Everest Base Camp. Alternatively you can take a local bus if you do not walk (the bus fee RMB 25 per person is to be paid by yourself). If weather permitting, the glorious sunset of Mt.Everest will be the highlight of the day. Overnight: Nomad Tent dormitory house (if available) or Guesthouse at Tashitsong or Rongphu monastery (depends on summer or winter season and availability)
Day 6: Everest Base Camp - Shigatse (340 km, 7-10 hours)
Wake up early for the Everest peak sunrise view if weather permitting! After breakfast on your own, we can trek or take the local bus to Everest B.C to have closer view to Mt. Everest peak. And then around 10:30 am we will visit Rongphu Monastery, afther that we will drive back to Shigatse. The actual time arrangement will be reconfirmed with tour guide and driver per the weather situation in the season. Overnight: same hotel as above
Day 7:Shigatse city-Tashilhunpo Monastery Lhasa (272 km, 6-7 hrs.)
We will visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, built in the 15th century by the first Dalai Lama, while the seat of Panchen Lama nowadays. We recommend to do Kora around Tashilhunpo. Also you can walk in the local Tibetan traditional market. After we finish the trip, we will drive back to Lhasa Accommodation: same as above
Day 8: Final Departure at at 06:30 am; 08:30 am and 12:30 pm at your hotel
Option A) Comfortable hotel in Lhasa: Tashi Norta Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel, House of Shambhala, Shambhala Palace,
Option B) Budget Hotel in Lhasa: The Tibet Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel, Kyichu Hotel, Heritage Hotel or Tashitakge Hotel, Yak Hotel, Dhood Gu Hotel, Dekang Hotel
The local tour supplier (www.TibetCtrip.com) reserve the rights to reserve any one of the listed accommodations based on accommodation Option A or B and depending on the room availability.


All Tibet Travel Permits

Everest Group Tour booking assistance


1) English-speaking local Tibetan guide

2) Transport by shared tour van or coach with driver

3) Lhasa Accommodation according to the price options (twin share room basis)

4) Single room supplement applies during hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse if there are individual travelers who cannot find the other same sex traveler to share the room, single room supplement ranges from 180 to 250 USD per hotel option A or B

5) One night tent/dorm bed accommodation near base camp (dormitory basis-without breakfast)

6) All entrance tickets

7) Oxygen cylinder in the car

8) Bottled Mineral water (two bottles per person a day, 500 ml/bottle)

9) Travel agency's liability insurance

10) Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa

11) Arrangements include planning, handling, operational and communication charges.

Please note: all the above itemized services from 1 to 11 will be included after the designated tour price is confirmed with Tibet Ctrip Travel Service separately at least 20 days before arrival and paid at least 10 days in advance, and the services below are not included in group tour.

Breakfast near Everest B.C, All Lunch and dinner except for one group meal

Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks

China Visa

Traveler's individual travel insurance

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

This tour product only includes Tibet travel permits and booking assistance, so only after the specified additional tour price is confirmed at least 20 days in advance and paid at least 10 days before arrival, the travelers can be qualified to take part in the Everest Group Tour as outlined in the itinerary.

The designated price options as clearly specified as below:

Option A) Comfortable hotel in Lhasa: Tashi Nota Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel, House of Shambhala or Shambhala Palace;

Option B) Budget Hotel in Lhasa: The Tibet Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel, Kyichu Hotel, Heritage Hotel or Tashitakge Hotel, Yak Hotel, Dhood Gu Hotel, Dekang Hotel

Price is based on double occupancy. Single room supplement is subject to availability and additional charge

When submitting booking, traveler needs to provide photocopy of valid passport and China visa at least 20 days before Lhasa arrival date

Traveler needs to provide contact name, phone number, and hotel or residential address in mainland China before entering Tibet for Travel Permits delivery (This could be your hotel address or living address in China)

All foreign travelers entering Tibet from Nepal need additional Tibet Group Visa (TGV requires additional cost ranging from USD$150 to USD$250 depending on traveler's nationality and 3 working days of processing time). Local tour operator can assist you with obtaining the TGV in Kathmandu

China visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler if they travel from mainland China to Tibet

During this tour, the altitude you will travel is ranging from 11,975 feet (3,650 meters) to 17,060 feet (5,200 meters) above sea level. It is common for travelers to experience adverse health effects due to this altitude regardless of age, gender, and fitness level. It is highly recommended that you discuss with your doctor prior to tour departure and also start a exercise regimen in the weeks leading to your trip. Moreover high altitude medicine is suggested.

Rest breaks are available at any time throughout tour if you find walking to be too strenuous due to the elevation

Minimum age is 6 years.

Tibet weather changes often and this may result to road condition change, local tour supplier reserves the rights to adjust and optimize the actual tour itinerary according to the local weather, climate, season, road traffic situation and local travel policy situation.

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers