Country: China
Type of holiday: Heritage, Trekking
Destinations: Tibet
Duration: 8
Guideline price: US$ 0     (per person for Superior accommodation)
Highlight: Sample travel plan only: for a ‘no obligation’ comprehensive itinerary within 24 hours, click here.

This 8 day tour of Tibet explores the major historic sites of Tibetan Buddhism, including the magnificent Potala in Lhasa and many of the former capital’s important historic structures, You’ll also visit other important temples in Tibet as you journey toward the highlight of the tour, a challenging and inspirational trek to Rongbuk Monastery and the base camp of Mount Everest to feast your eyes on the world’s premier peak.

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Tour programme:

Lhasa Arrival:

Day 1: Arriving at Lhasa Airport, you’ll be met and driven to your hotel.
* Day 2: Today, you’ll visit the important early builings of Lhasa, including Norbulingka Palace, formerly the summer palace of the Dalai Lama, Sera Monastery and Drepung Monastery.

Potala Palace:

Day 3: Today, you’ll visit the iconic and vast Potala Palace, former winter residence of the Dalai Lama, and Tibet’s most famous building. You’ll also explore the Pilgrims Circuit of Barkhor Street around Jokhang Temple.
Day 4: Today you’ll be driven to Shigatse and your next hotel. Along the way, you’ll visit the Pelkhor Choede Monastery, famed for its sculpture and murals, and Lake Yomdrok, an important water bird haven and home to the world’s highest power station. 

Tashilumpo Monastery:

Day 5: In the morning, you’ll visit the historic Tashilumpo Monastery, built in 1447 by the fist Dalai Lama. Later, you’ll be driven to Dingri and your next overnight stop.
Rongbuk Monastery/Everest base Camp:

Day 6: Today, you’ll have a challenging high altitude trek to the legendary Rongbuk Monastery at 5,100 metres (16,732 feet) and onward to Everest Base Camp at 5,200 metres (17,060 feet) to view the world’s highest mountain.
Day 7: Today, you’ll return to Lhasa and your hotel.

Departure:

Day 8: Your time will be free until you are taken to the airport for your onward or departure flight.
Price:
The price for this sample tour based on group of 2 persons: Contact us
Please note that bank transfer fees are not included.

* Note: Our trips are entirely tailor made and departures can be arranged all year. This itinerary is simply a suggestion which can be modified entirely to your personal requirements including departure date, duration, accommodation used and how long you spend in each destination.


The prices include:
Breakfasts and accommodation sharing a twin or double room
Experienced English-speaking guides
Private chauffeur-driven air conditioned cars as appropriate


The prices exclude:
Visas
Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses
Insurance


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