8 Days-Lhasa-Yamdrok Lake

Short itinerary;

8 Days-Lhasa-Yamdrok lake -Karola glaicer-Gyangtse-Shigaste-Everest Base Camp-Lhasa

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa by train or flight

ELEV:3650

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

Day 02: Lhasa (Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square-Sera monastery)

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

Day 03: Lhasa (Potala Palace, Norbulingka)

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

Day 04: Lhasa- Yamdrok lake -Karola glacier -Gyangste-Kumbum tsupa and Phelchoe monastery- Shigatse(360km)

ELEV:3900M

Overnight in Hotel(Shigatse)

Day 05: Shigatse – New Tingri-Everest Base Camp(350km)

ELEV:5009M

Overnight in Guesthouse or tent city guesthouse(Everest)

Day 06: Everest Base Camp – Shigatse(350km)

Overnight in Hotel(Shigatse

Day 07: Shigatse-Tashi Lhunpo monastery -Lhasa(288km)

Day 08: Depart from Lhasa

Price includes:

  • All the necessaries Tibet Travel Permit
  • All the necessaries entrance fees
  • Your accommodation with included breakfast but for the guesthouse breakfast is not included
  • Tibetan English Speaking guide
  • Car and driver for the whole trip
  • Agency service fee
  • guide and driver accommodation and meal
  • permit shipping fee

Price Excludes:

  • Your lunch and dinner plus guesthouse breakfast
  • your flight or train ticket both way
  • personal expenses
  • guide and driver tips

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.

Detail itinerary;

8 Days-Lhasa-Yamdrok lake -Karola glaicer-Gyangtse-Shigaste-Everest Base Camp-Lhasa

Day 01: Arrive in Lhasa by train or flight

ELEV:3650M

Arrival at train station or airport in Lhasa, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to hotel for acclimatization; you can have your free time hanging out at this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet. (Overnight night in Lhasa)

Day 02: Lhasa (Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square-Sera monastery)

Jokhang temple

Jokhang temple

Morning visit the Jokhang temple is the most sacred temple in Tibet . In Tibetan language it refers to “Buddha’s house” because the main statue is said to be made by Buddha Sakyamuni himself time. The Jokhang temple is the convergence of Tibet’s spiritual and secular life. Here you can meet all kinds of tribes from the Tibetan plateau. The surrounding market is called “Bakhore.

Afternoon visit the Sera monastery: All the Gelugpa monasteries history is strongly connected to Master Lama Tsongkhapa (1357–1419), the founder of the Gelugpa order, the much venerated and highly learned guru in Buddhist scriptures. The Sera Monastery at the foot of Sera Uste  Hill is located 2 kilometers northern of Lhasa. It is one of the “great three” Gelukpa university monasteries of Tibet.

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

Day 03: Lhasa (Potala Palace, Norbulingka)

Norbulingka summer Palace

Norbulingka summer Palace

Morning visit the Potala palace towers above the city of Lhasa as the national landmark that allures the international visitors. The massive 13-storeyed building used to be the former abode for the Dalai lamas. It looks incredibly magnificent from a distance and could be viewed from various places around town. As the nation’s supreme relic, the palace dates back to the seventh century A.D.

Afternoon visit the Norbulingka summer palace the former summer palace of Dalai Lamas  built in during the 18th century by seven Dalai lama.  Explore the beautiful gardens and experience one of the most holy sites in Tibetan Buddhism while soaking up the rich history.

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

Day 04: Lhasa- Yamdrok lake -Karola glacier -Gyangste-Kumbum tsupa and Phelchoe monastery- Shigatse(360km)

ELEV:3900M

Our clients on top of the Gampala pass

Our clients on top of the Gampala pass

The first day we drive westwards to Mt.Kailash will reach Shigatse, which is the second biggest city in Tibet. on the way to Shigatse, we will pass kangpa-la with 4794m, from the top of the pass in clear weather, we can see the Yamdrotso lake in fabulous shade of deep turquoise, Just a few kilometers’ driving through the shore of lake yamdrok-yutso reaches Nangartse county and is the largest town on the lake side. and stop luch at Nangartse town and after finished lunch drive toward Gyangste, after half hours  you have to cross the 5050m karo-la pass  with its awesome roadside views of the Nanchan- Kangtsang glacier. in Gyantse city, you will explore the Kubum Monastery which is the town’s foremost attraction. The 35m-high chorten(stupa) with its white layers trimmed with decorative stripes and its crown-like goldendome, is awe-inspiring. drive to Shigatse only 2 hrs drive

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)

Day 05: Shigatse – New Tingri-Everest Base Camp(350km)

ELEV:5009M

Gyawola pass

Gyawola pass

Today we will drive straight to EBC by crossing several passes along the way, you will have the first views of mighty Himalayans from the pass of Gyatso la(5400m) after Lhatse and distant view of Mt. Everest from its viewing point soon after climb down Gyatso la, shortly after the border check point at Shegar, turn off the Friendship Highway and drive toward south in the valley, cross over the Gawu la pass[5250m] through zigzags road, from the pass you will amaze the spectacular Himalayan Ranges and its mighty peaks beyond 8000m, Mt.Makalu(8463m), Mt.Lotse(8516m), Mt.Everest(8844m), Mt.Cho Oyu(8201m) and Mt.Shishapama(8020m) from Left to right, climbing down through numbers of switchback bends lead to the dry valley of Tashi Zom and then finally the day’s destination – Everest Base Camp located in the Rongbuk valley. Rongbuk is the highest monastery in the world and it consist both monks and nuns. Afternoon you have an option to do a short trekking from the tent guesthouses community to E.B.C, it will take you about 2 hours or more per your physical condition (6Km). Or you can take the dedicated minibus instead. We suggest you to bring your own sleeping bags for the night if available as the local tent guesthouses reuse the blankets for several weeks due to their poor facility. Overnight at local tent guesthouses except from Nov – Mar where the tent guesthouses close and only Rongbuk monastery guesthouse is available.

Day 06: Everest Base Camp – Shigatse(350KM)

Mount Everest

Mount Everest

This morning view of Mt Everest Sunrise and drive back with same route.

Overnight in Hotel(Shigatse)

Day 07: Shigatse-Tashi Lhunpo monastery -Lhasa(288km)

Shigatse city view

Shigatse city view

The primary target today is the giant monastery in Shigatse city, (Tashilunpo Monastery), the preaching place of Panchen Lama who is the most prestigious Tibetan leader in vast Shigatse Prefecture. Tashilunpo Monastery is one of the four famous monasteries of Gelugpa Sect where travelers can look up at the tallest copper statue of (Great Figure of Buddha) with reverence. Memorial photos can be taken at the gate of the giant monastery.  We are returning to Lhasa after lunch. On the whole way, what will be permanently impressive are unique Tibetan customs, the small valley of River Brahmaputra and alpine scenery

Overnight in Hotel(Lhasa)
Day 08: Depart from Lhasa

Our guide and driver will transfer you to the Lhasa airport or train station and end the Tibet part tour

Price includes:

  • All the necessaries Tibet Travel Permit
  • All the necessaries entrance fees
  • Your accommodation with included breakfast but for the guesthouse breakfast is not included
  • Tibetan English Speaking guide
  • Car and driver for the whole trip
  • Agency service fee
  • guide and driver accommodation and meal
  • permit shipping fee

Price Excludes:

  • Your lunch and dinner plus guesthouse breakfast
  • your flight or train ticket both way
  • personal expenses
  • guide and driver tips

Feel free to ask if you have any further questions.