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  • Namtso Lake
    Namtso Lake
  • Drepung Monastery
    Drepung Monastery
  • Mt.Everest Base Camp
    Mt.Everest Base Camp
  • Shigatse
    Shigatse

8 Days Tibet Tour

  • Tour Name : 8 Days Tibet Tour
  • Best Time to go : All year round
  • Departure : Daily
  • Language : English
  • Attractions : Visit Lhasa city famous attractions: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street, and visit Namtso Lake, Yamdrok Lake, Shigatse, Tashilunpo Monastery, Pelkhor Choede, Mt. Everest Base Camp
 Itinerary

Day 1

Destination: Arrival at Lhasa
Meals:N/A
Detailed Itinerary: Be met by English tour guide at airport or railway station and take the private vehicle to the hotel. Free for the rest of the day. You can walk slowly near your hotel to get yourself to accommodate to the anoxic altiplano.

Day 2

Destination: Lhasa
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Detailed Itinerary: About 8:00am, you will be Pick up by our tour guide to visit the Potala Palace - the architectural wonder in the center of Lhasa, is the symbol of that sacred land. When the thirty-third King of Tibet, Soongtsan Gampo, was married in 641 to Princess Wen Cheng of the Tang Dynasty, it has 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill for his bride, as well as the red building at the top of the hill.

In the afternoon, we will visit the Jokhang Temple. This temple is one of the most sacred shrine in Tibet and there is always a procession of devout Tibetan Buddhist within the premises. And then, we talk a walk through Barkhor Street, which is the oldest street in Lhasa and remains very traditional. It is a place where Tibetan culture, economy, religion and arts assemble and a place to which a visit must be paid. Back to you Hotel.

Day 3

Destination: Lhasa - Namtso Lake - Lhasa
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Detailed Itinerary: About 8:00am, you will be pick up by our tour guide and take 4 hour driving to Namtso Lake, which was selected as one of the five most beautiful lakes in China by Chinese National Geography magazine. Namtso Lake's touching beauty should not be missed by any traveler who visits Tibet. Its purity and solemnness are symbols of Qinghai-Tibet Platean. In Tibetan, Namtso means 'Heavenly Lake.' Namtso is famous for its high altitude (4720 meters (about 3 miles)), vast area (1961 square kilometers (about 757 square miles) and beautiful scenery. Being the second largest saltwater lake in China only after Qinghai Lake, Namtso Lake is the biggest lake throughout Tibet. Meanwhile, it is the highest altitude saltwater lake in the world. The water here is a storybook crystal-clear blue. Clear skies join the surface of the lake in the distance, creating an integrated, scenic vista. Soul of every visitor who has ever been here seems to be cleansed by the pure lake water.

Day 4

Destination: Lhasa - Yamdrok Lake - Shigatse
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Detailed Itinerary: About 8:00am, you will be pick up by our tour guide and take 3 hour driving to Yamdrok Lake. The lake lies to the Shannan Region in Tibet, one of the threebiggest lakes in Tibet. Its altitude 4441 meters (about 14,570 feet) . This turquoise green and freshwater lake is a countless depth and is spread in 624 square kilometers making about ten independent hilly islands inside. And then we will visit the Pelkhor Choede, which is a typical Tibetan Buddhist style monastery, lying about 230 kilometers (143 miles) south of Lhasa and 100 kilometers (62 miles) east of Shigatse. Pelkhor Choede enjoys a high status in Tibetan Buddhism history because it houses three sects - Sakyapa, Kadampa and Gelugpa together.

About 04:00pm, we will arrival in Shigatse, the second biggest city in Tibet is situated at the altitude of 12,600 ft. It is the famous city for its great Tashilhunpo Monastery - the seat of the Panchen Lama, who is regarded as the reincarnation of the Buddha of Endless Enlightenment.

Day 5

Destination: Shigatse - Mt. Everest Base Camp
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Detailed Itinerary: About 6:00am, take 11 hour driving to Mt. Everest Base Camp. Mt. Everest, also called, Mount Qomolangma, 340 km from Shigatse.
Mt. Everest is the highest peak in the world. Its Tibetan meaning of 'Goddess the Third' adds more mysterious color and magic power to the subject. As a result, it has intrigued all kinds of people since it was first discovered. Pilgrims trek long distances to present a pious worship, climbing enthusiasts run great risks to challenge its high altitude and the common tourists also yearn for a reverent look at this holy peak.
The altitude of Mt. Everest is now about 8,844.43 m. (29,017 ft.). It is the dominant peak of Himalayas, the northern brae in Tingri County of Tibet and the southern in the Nepal. The area has 4 peaks above 8,000 m. (26,247 ft.) and 38 peaks above 7,000 m. (22,965 ft.), hence the laudatory title 'the Third Pole of the Earth'.

Day 6

Destination: Mt. Everest Base Camp- Shigatse
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Detailed Itinerary: About 10:00am, take 11 hour driving back to Shigatse

Day 7

Destination: Shigatse - Lhasa
Meals: Breakfast, Chinese Lunch, Chinese Dinner
Detailed Itinerary: About 8:00am, you will be pick up by our tour guide and visit Tashilunpo Monastery,which is is one of the Six Big Monasteries of Gelugpa (or Yellow Hat Sect) in Tibet. Also called the Heap of Glory, the monastery is located at the foot of Drolmari (Tara's Mountain), Shigatse. Founded by the First Dailai Lama in 1447, the monastery's structure was expanded by the Fourth and successive Panchen Lamas.Tashilhunpo Monastery covers an area of nearly 300,000 square meters (3,229,279 sq. ft.). The main structures found in the Tashilhunpo Monastery are The Maitreya Chapel, The Panchen Lama's Palace and The Kelsang Temple. Tashilhunpo is the seat of the Panchen Lama since the Fourth Panchen Lama took charge in the monastery, and there are now nearly 800 lamas. In the afternoon,back to Lhasa

Day 8

Destination:Lhasa Exit
Meals: Breakfast
Detailed Itinerary: Transfer from Hotel to Airport or Railway Station

 Flight schedule

You can choose either flight or train to Tibet. We are open to your request.

 Notes

Package inclusion:

  • All transfers and city transportation for your own use(By air or by train)
  • Meals plan as per your request
  • Entrance fees and meals as mentioned
  • Private car or van with English speaking guide
  • Seven-night accommodation with daily breakfast
  • The above private escorted tour is customized for you, your family or your friends exclusively. No other travelers will join in your group.

Price exclusion:

  • Tips to your tour guide and driver
  • Travel insurance

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