Mt. Everest Base Camp Tour (8 days 7 nights)

Tibet

Tour Code: JLM This escorted Tour will take you to the base of the highest peak on earth.
You will be provided group transportation and an experienced tour guide who speaks English.
For Tour dates and prices please see category next to the itinerary
The adventure arranged to visit Lhasa for 4 nights, Shigatse for 2 nights, Everest Base Camp for 1 night.
You will stay in a nice 3  star Hotel in Lhasa and the best available in other places.

Day 01:  Arrival in Lhasa
Your Tibetan guide will greet you at the Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa railway station and transfer you to your hotel in the city. After checking into your hotel, the remainder of the day is free for you to rest and adapt to the high altitude in Tibet.  

Day 02:  Lhasa City Sightseeing (B)
This morning we will visit Potala Palace, which is the residence of the lineage of Dalai Lamas. Then we will visit Jokhang Temple. It is the most sacred Buddhist venue in Tibetan. Walk out of Jokhang Temple, we will wander around Barkhor Street, which surrounds the Jokhang Temple. It is also a popular shopping district where you can buy gifts and souvenirs.

Lhasa old town remaines largely unchanged for centuries. You can visit the outdoor markets and specialty stores of handmade bags, carpets, and other Tibet art works.

Optional program: In the evening, You can choose to see a local Tibetan singing and dancing performance.

Day 03:  Lhasa tour: Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery(B) 
Today we will visit Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery. Drepung is known for its political position,while Sera is famouse for its Buddhism research and study. After Drepung tour, we will visit a Tibetan Carpet Factory.   In the afternoon, we will visit Sera monastery. It’s famous debating performance taking place between 3 pm to 5pm.

Day 04:  Lhasa to Yamdrok Lake to Gyantse to Shigatse (B)
It will be a long drive today. Passing by the green farmland of Nyangchu Valley, Yamdro-tso lakes, karo-la glacier, we continue drive to the second biggest city of Shigatse in Tibet. On the way, we will take a tour to Yamdro-tso Lake and Kubum monastery in Gyantse.

Day 05:  Shigatse to Lhatse to Shegar to Rongphu Monaserty (B) 
Drive to Tingri along the Friendship high way. If it is clear weather, you can have a glimpse of 4 mountains over  8000m high or more, such as Mt. Lhotse(8516m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Qowowuyag(8201m), Mt Mayalu(8463m). We will stay at Rongphu Monastery Tent or Guest House.

Note: It is cold and windy in the valley, we suggest you taking a sleeping bag with you. Also, food options are scarce, so be sure to prepare for providing your own meals at Rongbuk.

Day 06:  Rongphu monastery to E.B.C to Shegar (B)
You may view the sunrise in the early morning.  You can walk to the local bus stop and take the bus to Everest Base camp (Or you also can trekking to Base Camp around 1.5-2 hours one way. It’s interesting and much warmer, but hard to breath). Hiking up to the top of the photo point to take pictures. In the afternoon,  walk down from E.B.C and drive to Tingri and then to Shigaste.

Day 07:  Shigatse to Lhasa (B)
This morning we will visit Tashilunpo monastery, which  is one of the six prominent yellow hat sect monasteries and is the seat of the Panchen Lama lineage. There is a massive Jamba Buddha Statue is well-known in Tibet. There is a path around the monastery that provides a great view of the whole city of Shigatse.

In the afternoon, drive back to Lhasa along the Northern Friendship Highway with marvelous landscapes and scenery along the Brahmaputra River.

Day 08:  Lhasa airport or train station drop off(B)
Your guide and driver will send you to the airport or train station for your next destination. The end of your Tibet Mt. Everest tour. 
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B: Breakfast   

Start End Land Only Book Status
The Year 2017
4/10/17 4/17/17 $950 2 booked
4/20/17 4/27/17 $950 2 booked
4/27/17 5/4/17 $950
5/2/17 5/9/17 $980 4 booked
5/4/17 5/11/17 $980 6 booked
5/7/17 5/14/17 $980 4 booked
5/11/17 5/18/17 $980 5 booked
5/15/17 5/22/17 $980 6 booked
5/28/17 6/4/17 $980
6/1/17 6/8/17 $980
6/6/17 6/13/17 $980
6/11/17 6/17/17 $980 2 booked
6/23/17 6/30/17 $980
7/6/17 7/13/17 $980
7/16/17 7/23/17 $980
7/22/17 7/29/17 $980
7/26/17 8/2/17 $980
8/9/17 8/16/17 $980
8/17/17 8/24/17 $980
8/29/17 9/5/17 $980
9/2/17 9/9/17 $980
9/6/17 9/13/17 $980
9/14/17 9/21/17 $980
9/17/17 9/24/17 $980
9/22/17 9/29/17 $980
10/1/17 10/8/17 $980
10/14/17 10/21/17 $980
10/21/17 10/28/17 $980
11/1/17 11/10/17 $980
11/10/17 11/17/17 $930
11/21/17 11/28/17 $930

Single Supplement: $290

The prices including:
• Arrival and departure transfers
• Help with hotel check in and out
• Air-conditioned transportation
• Meals listed in the itinerary
• English speaking tour guide and professional driver
• Sightseeing and attraction admission fees

The prices not including:
• Arrival and departure flights
• China visa ($185) and Tibet visa ($25)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses and tips for tour guides

Unique experiences:
Visit Potala Palace
Buddhism debate in Sera Monastery
Tibetan art and traditional work on Barkor Street

Accommodations:      
Stay in decent three star hotel in Lhasa
Breakfast provided

Flights:
China Domestic flights available upon requests.
International flights available upon requests.

Tour operation:
English speaking tour guide escorted
Air-conditioned transportation and driver provided
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Hotels check in and checkout assistance
Flight check in assistance
Optional programs available

Lhasa Yak Hotel 3*
Yak Hotel is in the heart of the city of Lhasa in Tibet-five minutes’ walk from Jokhang Temple, Ramoche monastery, and the Barkhor street.The hotel was officially opened in April 1986 and has received an average of over 6000 guests each year. It has 62 rooms and 185 beds, with standard, medium and deluxe rooms, and hot water available 24 hours a day. The hotel also offers services of car and bicycle rentals, a business centre which includes an IDD and Fax line, a banking counter, and restaurant
Address: No.100 Beijing East RoadLhasa.  Phone: 0891-6323496

Shigatse Hotel 3*
This is a four-storey building of Chinese style hotel. There are 123 rooms including luxurious flat lets, standard rooms, Tibetan-style standard rooms and single rooms with hot water supply. There are 4 restaurants and banquet halls, offering Chinese and Tibetan foods, buffet, and western cuisine. Business Center, Beauty Saloon, sauna, massage, pharmacy, Shopping Center, gymnasium, meeting rooms are at your convenience. The bellboys help you with luggage.
Address: 13#, Middle Liberty Road, Shigatse Telephone: +86-(0)892-8822525 Fax: +86-(0)892-8821900