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Mystical Tibet & Everest Tour

Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp

10 Days Lhasa-Everest-Lhasa Tour
EX - Beijing/Chengdu
Best Season: April - October
A highly popular tour with tourist arriving & returning via Mainland China, it covers all the important cultural, historical & ancient towns & villages in Central Tibet such as Lhasa, Gyangtse, Shigatse, Shegar/Dingri. And the highlight of the tour is a visit to Rongbuk Monastery & the optional hike to Everest Base Camp from where the view of the north face of Mount Everest is the most spectacular of all.

After exploring the fabled city of Lhasa, we drive overland in 4-WD jeeps, across the Tibetan highlands & high passes to the Dza Rongbuk Monastery & the Everest Base Camp.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Lhasa via Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing
Upon arrival meet & transfer to your hotel. At 3500m, it is advisable to take your day easy. Optional walking tour of Barkhor, the bustling market place of Lhasa.

Day 02: Lhasa
This morning, we tour Potala, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama & listed as a world heritage site and Drepung Monastery, the biggest monastic university of Tibet.

Day 03: Lhasa / Gyantse
Driving out of Lhasa, this long journey (8 hrs) takes you through the vastness of the Tibetan Plateau, past the turquoise lake Yamdrok and over Kampala(4794m) and Karola (5010m) Passes. After 261km, we arrive at Gyantse at 3950m, a pastoral town which is still left pretty untouched by modern expansion. Visit Kumbum Stupa (an oversized chorten of over 100,000 images) & the adjoining Palkor Choede Monastery.

Day 04: Gyangtse / Shigatse / Sakya
We drive to Shigatse, 2nd largest town & the seat of Panchen Lama. Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, one of the biggest Gelukpa Monastery & continue drive to Sakya. O/N Sakya Hotel.

Day 05: Rongbuk Monastery
We head off the main overland route and the road rise steeply up the foothills of the Himalayas via Pangla Pass to arrive at Rongbuk Monastery, the world’s highest monastery situated at 5200m, just below the Rongbuk glacier. Overnight at Rongbuk Monastery Guesthouse.

Day 06: Rongbuk / Shigatse
After another magical sunrise over Everest & an excursion to Everest Base Camp, we drive on to Shigatse. Rest of the day free for self exploration.

Day 07: Shigatse/Lhasa
We return to Lhasa. Check into hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Day 08: Lhasa to Chengdu/Beijing
After breakfast transfer to Gongar Airport to connect flight to Kathmandu/Chengdu/Beijing.

Cost in USD Per Person: (MIN 2 PAX)

HOTELS TOUR COST
(Twin Share Basis on BB)
SUPPLEMENT SURCHARGE
2 PAX 3 PAX
DELUXE
Brahmaputra
USD 900 per person
Single Supplement - USD 290
USD 300 PP USD 200 PP
STANDARD
Kyichu/Dudgu
USD 800 per person
Single Supplement - USD 220
BUDGET
Mandala/Flora
USD 675 per person
Single Supplement - USD 140
AIRFARE EXTRA
(As Applicable)
CTU-LXA-CTU - USD 480    
PEK-LXA-PEK - USD 780    
KTM-LXA-KTM - USD 520+179(USD 699)    
     

(Rates subject to change without prior notice)

Also during the monsoon season the Arniko Highway linking Nepal-Tibet border is often disrupted by landslides. Additional porter or transport charges incurred due to such road disruptions will have to be borne by the clients' themselves.

Cost Includes:
● Tibet permit, entrance fees
● Twin sharing accommodation
● Daily breakfast
● All guided tours & transfers in private jeep/coach
● Kodari border pick up/drop transport
● One way airfare included in TIB-104 Trans Himalayan Journey

Cost Excludes:
● Airfare & airport taxes
● Insurance & emergency rescue charges
● Extra porter/transport charges in the event of landslides
● Tibet visa fee USD 116 for USA nationals & USD 200 for other nationals