7 Days Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp  Express Tour

7 Days Tibet Mt. Everest Base Camp Express Tour

7 Days You Choose Departure!
Lhasa - Gyantse - Shigatse - Everest Base Camp - Shigatse - Lhasa
Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, Lake Yamdrok, Pelchor Monastery, Tashi lhunpo monastery, Gyatso Pass, Rongbuk Monastery, Green Bus to EBC, Everest Base Camp, the Brahmaputra River
Trip Day By Day
Day 1-2 Lhasa city tour
Day 3 Lhasa- Gyantse -Shigatse
Day 4 Shigatse- Lhatse-Shegar-Everest Base Camp
Day 5 Everest Base Camp-Shigatse
Day 6-7 Shigatse- Lhasa
Day by day itinerary

Day 1: Arrival upon Lhasa

Highlight: Arrival & Pick-up &Acclimation

Schedule today: Arrival at Lhasa at airport or train station today, our guide and driver will pick you up and transfer you to hotel for acclimatization; you can take rest or have your free time hanging out at this holy city to get the first impression of Tibet.

Warm Tibetan Style Pickup Service Warm Tibetan Style Pickup Service
Warm Tibetan Style Pickup Service Warm Tibetan Style Pickup Service

Day 2: Lhasa city tour

Highlights: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple,Barkhor Street

Schedule today: In the morning, visit the symbol or land mark of Lhasa-Potala Palace, the successive Dalai Lama’s winter palace since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. In the afternoon, visit the center of Tibetan Buddhism- Jokhang temple where you will come across lots of devoted pilgrimages coming from every comer of Tibet. Inside Jokhang temple you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, perhaps the single most venerated object in Tibet Buddhism. Both sits are under the list of the world cultural heritages by the UNESCO. Afterwards, free time for you to wander through the Barkhor Street, the busiest street in old Lhasa quarter.

 Potala Palace Johkang Temple
Potala Palace Johkang Temple

Day 3: Lhasa- Gyantse -Shigatse (360 km/ 6-7 hours on wheel)

Highlights: Lake Yamdrok , Pelchor Monastery ,Tashi lhunpo monastery

Schedule today: In the morning, drive to the historic town of Gyantse via Yamdrok Lake, according to local mythology, Yamdrok Lake is the transformation of a goddess, on the Gangbala Pass, you will have a clear picture of this Tibetan holy lake in turquoise, in distance you can also see the snowcapped Summit of Ninjingkangsang. In Gyantse, you will find the largest stupa in Tibet - Kumpa Stupa (Ten-thousand stupa), just next to the Stupa is the Pelchor Monastery. Another important site in Gyantse is Dzong Castle which once was a battle field where Tibetan fought against British invasion. Then we will head to Shigatse, the second largest city in Tibet, and we’ll visit Tashilhunpo Monastery there which is the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama.

 Lake Yamdrok  Tashi lhunpo monastery
Lake Yamdrok Tashi lhunpo monastery

 

Day 4: Shigatse- Lhatse-Shegar-Everest Base Camp

Highlights: Gyatso Pass, Rongbuk Monastery

Schedule today: In the morning after breakfast, our guide will go to tourism bureau in Shigatse to apply for PSB permit for Mt. Everest, which will take about 1.5 hour. After obtaining the permit, we will drive directly towards Mt. Everest. On the top of the Gyalpo-la pass you can see 4 of the highest mountains over 8000 meters (Mt. Everest; Mt. Makalu; Mt. Lotse; Mt. Cho Oyu) in the world at the same time, what a great picture. Before arriving at the EBC, you will first visit the highest monastery in the world - Rongbuk Monastery, which is also a good position to watch the Everest; the sunset view is fantastic when weather is good.

Rongbuk Monastery Mt. Everest Sunset
Rongbuk  Monastery Mt. Everest Sunset

Day 5: Everest Base Camp-Shigatse

Highlights: Green Bus to EBC, Everest Base Camp

Schedule today: Wake up early in the morning to view the very fantastic sunrise over the peak of Mt. Everest. After breakfast, you will have opportunity to hike(from tent to Base camp 4/km one way) at the EBC to discover the charm of the highest place you may reach through your life, if you think hiking is too tough, you can just take the green bus to the EBC. And we will drive back to Shigatse this night.

Mt. Everest Sunrise  Mt. Everest Base Camp
Mt. Everest Sunrise Mt. Everest Base Camp

Day 6: Shigatse- Lhasa (300 km/ about 5 hours on wheel)

Highlights: the Brahmaputra River

Schedule today: In the morning, we will drive back to Lhasa along the Brahmaputra River (the Yarlung Tsangpo River), the Longest and largest river in Tibet); the free time is on your own.

Tashilumpo Monastery Brahmaputra River
Tashilumpo Monastery Brahmaputra River

Day 7: Depart from Lhasa

Schedule today: Tour ends, our guide and driver will drop you off at airport or train station in Lhasa. Welcome to Tibet next time.

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