Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa
Individual travelers (1-3 people) will be transferred by shuttle bus at 09:30 am; 13:30 pm; 16:30 pm. If your schedule differs, private transfer and fee applies. However if there are 4 or more people for one booking at a time, aprivatepick up will always 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 (354km, 4-5 hours)
Today we drive in the west direction to reach the Shigatse city. First we will drive along the wind mountain road to cross the Kampa-la pass (4797 m) and then to Karo-la Pass (5050 m), where Mt. Noijin Kangsang (7026 m) Glacier lies beside the main road. In the middle, we will enjoy the unreal turquoise waters of the holy lake Yamdrok-Tso. Then we will continue to drive to Gyantse town, where we will visit the best Tibetan art paintings in Kumbum Stupa inside the Pelkor Chode Monastery. Overnightin Shigatse 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 Tents (if available) or Guesthouse at Tashitsong or Rongphu (depends on 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, after 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-Tashilhunpo Monastery-Lhasa (272 km, 7-10 hours)
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 Khangsang Hotel, Snow Heaven Hotel, House of Shambhala, Shambhala Palace
Option B) Budget Hotel in Lhasa: Heritage Hotel, Tashitakge Hotel, The Tibet Gang Gyan Lhasa Hotel, Kyichu Hotel, Yak Hotel, Dhood Gu Hotel, Gorkha Hotel, Dekang Hotel
Local Tibet tour supplier (Tibet Ctrip Travel Service TCTS www.tibetctrip.com) reserves the rights to reserve any one of the listedhotelsdepending on the room availability.
- Mobile Voucher Accepted
- Hotel pickup Available
- 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
Welcome to join 8-day Classic Tibet Everest Base Camp group tour on every Wednesday and Sunday. This tour covers highlight sites such as Potala, EBC, Yamdrok, Karola Glacier, Pelkhor and Tashilhunpo Monastery. With the Tibet travel permits confirmed and departure secured 20 days in advance.
Know More about this tour
Day 1: Arrival in Lhasa
- All Tibet Travel Permits (Covering your whole duration in Tibet, you may arrive in Lhasa earlier and leave Tibet later according to the fixed schedule, please specify upon booking)
- Everest Group Tour booking assistance
- 1) English-speaking local Tibetan guide
- 2) Transport by shared tour van or coachwith driver
- 3) Lhasa Accommodation according to the price options (twin share room basis)
- 4) Single room supplement applies during hotel in Lhasa and Shigatseif 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 cylinderin the car
- 8) Bottled Mineral water (two bottles per person a day, 500 ml/bottle)
- 9) Travel agency's liability insurance
- 10) One welcomemealin local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa
- 11) Arrangements include planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
- Breakfast near Everest B.C, All Lunch and dinner except for one group meal
- Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks
- China Visa
- Traveler's individual travel insurance
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
This special product only includes Tibet travel permits and booking assistance, so if you decide to join the tour to Everest base camp (Tibet side), you need to book this product at least 20 days prior to your departure date, otherwise without permits secured, you can not travel to Tibet
You should contact with the same supplier instantly to confirm the rest tour booking at least 10 days before your arrival date, and the rest tour prices are as clearly stated and you pay according to the price and season option.
Upon booking, travelers must provide the Actual LHASA arrival date and LHASA departure date with cities name (E.g. Sept.10 Chengdu to Lhasa, Sept.19 Lhasa to Shanghai)--The first arrival date is as Day 1 (every Wednesday and Sunday), if travelers arrive earlier than the fixed and scheduled Day 1 and leave later than the final departure date of Day 8, please state clearly when submitting booking, so the local supplier will arrange the suitable Tibet travel permits covering their whole time in Tibet.
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, when you apply China visa, please do not mention you are going to Tibet.
The free airport pick-up and drop off time is as follows:
Free Pick up time at 09:30 am; 13:30 pm; 16:30 pm
Free drop off time at 06:30 am; 08:30 am; 12:30 pm
Shuttle Service between hotels and Airport/Train Station:
If passengers are less than 4 per transfer, we may use public transportation like public airport bus or Taxi instead.
If tourists' picking-up/dropping-off time differs from our scheduled time, they can choose to pay private transfer from 60 USD/car
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.