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8 Days Lhasa-Yamtroktso-Shigatse-Mt Everest-Namtso Lake Tour

We will take you to fulfill your lifetime adventure to the highest mountain in the world-Mount Everest, and enjoy two of Tibet's holiest lakes: Namtso and Yamdrok Lake.

Highlights:
Potala Palace,Jokhang Monastery,Barkhor Street,Yamdrok Lake,Mount Everest,Tashilunpo Monastery,Namtso Lake
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DAY 1   Arrival Lhasa
Altitude: 3650m Distance: 100km, about 1.5 hours’ drive
Upon your arrival at the Lhasa airport, your tour guide will greet you and escort you to your hotel and help you check in. You will have the rest of the day and evening to rest and relax to become acclimatized to the higher altitude of Tibet.
Travel Tip:
With its much higher elevation, some visitors may experience symptoms of altitude sickness. We recommend taking everything slowly, getting plenty of rest the first day and staying very well hydrated by drinking plenty of water to minimize the effects of the high altitude. Usually, you will fine by the second day, but if you do experience severe and/ or worsening symptoms, please contact your tour guide or a member of our staff immediately.

Meals: None

Accommodation: Comfort standard hotel in Lhasa

DAY 2   Lhasa City Tour -Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street
Altitude: 3650m
Potala Palace
Initially built in 641 AD and listed as a world heritage site in 1994, the Potala Palace is the most popular tourist attraction in Tibet. The halls, murals, statues and mountain views will make you shocked even if you are not a Buddhist.
Jokhang Monastery
The Jokhang Monastery is the final destination for pilgrims. A statue of the 12-year-old Sakyamuni, who lived in India in the fifth century BC, and who was the creator of Buddhism, is collected in the monastery. This is the reason why Buddhists consider Lhasa a Sacred Land.
Barkhor Street
Located near the Jokhang Monastery, the Barkhor Street was only a place for Buddhists to do a religious circumambulation in ancient times. Nowadays, tourists can buy exquisite souvenirs on the street, such as handicrafts, costumes, tea, prayer wheels and Tibetan incense.
Tips for Visiting Potala Palace
1. The number of visitors to the palace is strictly limited to 2,300 per day. Visitors can only visit during the time specified on the admission ticket.
2. Admission tickets to visit the Potala Palace are sold out almost every day, so it is strongly recommended to book your tickets several days in advance.
3. There are many steps at the Potala Palace, so it’s best to take it slowly to avoid possible altitude discomfort.
4. Visitors should respect the rules while visiting. Do not wear hats, wear revealing clothes or step on thresholds as these actions violate local customs.
5. Photography and the taking of videos are forbidden inside the Potala Palace.
6. A security search will take place at the entrance to the palace. Explosives, flammables, knives, lighters and even water bottles are not allowed inside the Potala Palace.

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Accommodation: Comfort standard hotel in Lhasa

Potala Palace

Jokhang Monastery

DAY 3   Lhasa – Yamdrok Lake – Karola Glacier – Shigatse
Altitude: 3650m Distance: 380km, about 7 hours’drive
This morning we’ll take a drive up to the Kampala Pass (elevation 4797 meters) where you’ll have a glimpse of Yamdrok Lake down below as well as spectacular views of the holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar in the distance. You will want to have your camera at the ready for the turquoise waters of Yamdrok Lake, which is one of the three holy lakes of Tibet, and the beautiful Mt. Nyenchen Khangsar glacier as seen from the Karol la Pass. Later on we’ll be able to visit the Karola Glacier.

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Accommodation: Comfort standard hotel in Shigatse

Yamdrok Lake

Karola Glacier

DAY 4   Shigatse – Gaoula Pass – Rongbuk Monastery – EBC
Altitude: 5100m Distance: 340km, about 7 hours’ drive
After breakfast we’ll set out towards the peak of the world – Mount Everest. Departing from Shigatse you will see some of the most beautiful and unique scenery in the world – incredibly blue skies, floating high clouds, endless grasslands and the highest mountain peaks in the world. We’ll also stop by the Rongbuk Monastery – the world’s highest altitude monastery before spending the night at the Everest Base Camp.
Travel Tip:
Today’s food and lodging is poor. Due to the high altitude, it is possible that you may have some symptoms of altitude sickness. We recommend that you stay well hydrated, relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery to minimize your symptoms.

Meals: Breakfast   / Dinner  

Accommodation: Rongphu Temple Guest House or EBC tent

Mount Everest

Rongbuk Monastery

DAY 5   Everest Base Camp- Ghazora Pass– Shigatse
Altitude: 3650m Distance: 380km, about 8 hours’ drive
We will get an early start today to cross the Ghazora Pass, also known as the Dingri Boundary, At an altitude of 5248 meters. After that you will visit the Tashilunpo Monastery, which was founded in 1447 by the 1st Dalai Lama. After visiting this ancient monastery, one of the most important sites in Tibetan Buddhism, we will drive to Shigaste hotel.

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Accommodation: Comfort standard hotel in Shigatse

Tashilunpo Monastery

Tashilunpo Monastery

DAY 6   Shigatse Tashilumpo Monastery - Nimu - Mountain Donggula - Yampachen Grassland in northern Tibet – Damxung County
Altitude: 4700m Distance: 330km, about 6 hours’drive
Yampachen: Far View
Located in Damxung County and 90 kilometers northwest of Lhasa, Yampachen is the first wet steam field developed in mainland China and the highest geothermal power station in the world.
Grassland in northern Tibet
It is located among the Kunlun Mountains, Tanggula Mountains and Gangdise Mountains.It is not only a paradise for wildlife, but also a culturally place with rich sedimentary layers.

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Accommodation: Comfort standard hotel in Damxung

Yampachen

Yampachen

DAY 7   Damxung Namtso Lake – Tsurphu Monastery– Lhasa
Altitude: 3650m Distance: 350km, about 7 hours’drive
Today is a great day for witnessing Tibet’s natural beauty. Namtso Lake, one of the famous Tibet tourists’ attractions, is one of the 3 holy lakes in Tibet, playing an important role among Tibetans.
Tsurphu Monastery is a gompa which serves as the traditional seat of the Karmapa, the head of the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. It is located in Gurum in Doilungdêqên District, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It was built in the middle of the valley facing south with high mountains surrounding the complex.

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Accommodation: Comfort standard hotel in Lhasa

Namtso Lake

Tsurphu Monastery

DAY 8   Lhasa Departure
Altitude: 3650m Distance: 100km, about 1.5 hours’drive
Today you will have free time until your tour guide escorts you to the Lhasa train station or airport for your departing train or flight from Lhasa. This will end your tour services in Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast   None  

Accommodation: None

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Price Includes.
    • 1 Transportation
      7-15 seats regular tourist buses.
      Because overall reception capacity is relatively limited and local vehicles are relatively old in Tibet, the condition of the vehicles is not as good as that of other cities in China. Sometimes air conditioners in vehicles cannot work normally due to Tibet special climatic conditions;
      In certain part of roads, it requires limited speed (for example, It needs to take at least two driving hours to complete the appointed kilometers), so the driver will randomly choose the stopping place to rest.
    • 2 Accomodation
      Lhasa: Lhasa Hongshan Hotel or similar for 3 nights
      Shigatse: Shigatse Gesar Hotel or similar for 2 nights
      Mount Everest Base Camp -Tibetan Tent for 1 night (6-8 people sharing)
      Damxung Namsto Holy Goat Manor Hotel or similar for 1 night
    • 3 Meals
      a. All breakfasts
      b. Two featured meals: Tibetan welcome banquet in Lhasa & The world’s highest altitude hot pot experience in EBC
      Please take care of other meals by yourself; if you give up the meal due to your own reasons, the meal fee will not be refunded. If there are travelers who are not used to dining in Tibetan areas, they can prepare their own meals.
    • 4 Guide
      Professional English-Speaking local tour guide
    • 5 Entrance ticket
      Ticket price from May 1st to October 31st for your reference:
      Potala Palace CNY200/ Jokhang Temple CNY85/ Yamdrok Lake CNY60/ Karola Glacier CNY50/ Rongbuk Monastery CNY30/ EBC CNY160/ EBC Environment Protection Vehicle Fee CNY120/ Tashilumpo Monastery CNY100/ Namtso Lake 225/ Tsurphu Monastery50
      We guarantee travellers visit the first entrance of the scenic spots listed in the itinerary. If there is an emergency and cannot visit, we will negotiate with tourists to exchange scenic spots. If the price is temporarily adjusted by the scenic spot, tourists are required to make up the difference. If the scenic spot cannot be visited due to policy reasons or weather conditions, the ticket fees will be refunded.
    • 6 Tibet Permits
      Tibet Entry Permit, Alien Travel Permit, Border Pass
    • 7 Travel Insurance
      Travel Accident Insurance, Vehicle Seat Insurance, Travel Agency Liability Insurance
    • 8 Pick up and Drop off
      Pick up and drop off at the airport (or train station)
    • 9 Oxygen and Water
      a. A container of Oxygen per person for emergency use
      b. 2 bottles of drinking water per person per day
      c. 4L Medical oxygen cylinder with car
    • 10 Service fees
      a. All taxes, fees and handling charges
      b. Reservation fee for visiting Potala Palace
Price Excludes.
    • 1 Single Room Supplement
      Two people in a room. If travellers need to stay in a single room, he must make up for the price difference for the single room.
    • 2 Room Loss Fee
      The room fee incurred during the itinerary change needed to be paid by own.
    • 3 Personal Expenses
      Laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional tour activities, etc.
    • 4 Force Majeure
      Due to irresistible objective reasons and non-travel agency reasons (such as natural disasters, wars, strikes, etc.) or airline flight delays or cancellations, consulate visa delays, insufficient number of travllers and other special conditions, travel agency has the right to cancel or change the itinerary, everything beyond Expenses (such as visa fees, accommodation, meal and transportation fees, air ticket fees adjustments, etc.) The travel agency has the right to charge travellers additional fees.
    • 5 Tips to the guide and driver
      Tips are not required but expected, we suggest 30 CNY per person per day to the guide and another 30 CNY per person per day to the driver.
    • 6 Transportation
      Flight/Train tickets in and out of Tibet
Our Service
We will send you our quotation after we confirm the itinerary with you. The quotation will include experienced English-speaking (or your preferred languages) tour guides, entrance fee to the tourist attractions, accommodation, city transfers with private car and driver, domestic flights or trains, and insurance. The quotation varies in different tourist seasons.
Cancellation Policy

Once the deposit is paid, your trip is confirmed. If you need to change or cancel your itinerary, please contact your travel consultant by email, phone, instant messenger, etc. There will be a charge for Cancellation or modification. The policy is as follows:

1. Notice of trip cancellation due to personal reasons before the trip starts
Cancellation 30 days or more before the trip starts, 10% penalty of the deposit.
Cancellation 29-15 days before the trip starts, 20% penalty of the deposit.
Cancellation 14-7 days before the trip starts, 30% penalty of the deposit.
Cancellation 6-2 days before the trip starts, 50% penalty of the deposit.
Cancellation within 48 hours prior to the trip starts, no refund of your deposit.

2. Trip cancellation due to irresistible factors before the trip starts

If you have to cancel the itinerary due to irresistible reasons such as traffic, weather, politics, etc., the deposit will be fully refunded by the company (for loss related to air ticket/train ticket, please take reference of the first item).

Early Birds Discount

Our incredible discounts will help you save more on your next trip. Not only will you enjoy early bird discount. What’s more, if more than 16 people(including 16pax) sign up at the same time, there is no charge for one person. These two promotions can be used in combination to help you save much more on your next adventure.

Our primary concern is always customer satisfaction. Despite our discounts are quite incredible, our service remains at its usual high standard.

We are pleased to offer these three kinds of promotions after receiving your reservation deposit:
Enjoy 10% discount - sign up above 180 days before departure date;
Enjoy 5% discount - sign up 90~180 days before departure date.

Reviews
 EBC-Germany-0013

Das ist eine fantastische Reise von Tibet. Ich vergesse nicht. Trotz Höhenkrankheit und eine lange Busfahrt von 2 Tagen, machte ich es zum Mt. Qomolangma Base Camp von 5200m.Nicht, was ich erwartet hatte. Erste Station war ein kleiner Parkplatz mit Händler verkaufen Tibetan Schmuck und Artefakte. Ein paar kleine Zelte serviert wie Hotels und Restaurants in der Nähe. Die Mini-Bust fuhr uns bis zu dem Denkmal mit Blick auf Basis in der Ferne .Trotz der Kälte Kargheit und der Lage, die Aussicht von Everest auf dem Weg war herrlich! Der Weg gewesen wäre wenn Sie litt zu anstrengenden Höhe.

 EBC-Germany-0015

 Es war eine unvergessliche und wunderbare Erfahrung in Tibet. Die Höhe wurde uns jedoch etwas aber wir endlich zu EBC und das Gefühl war surreal, besonders sehenswert Everest für das erste Mal in den Sonnenaufgang. Die Leute hier sind großartig gehören Grüner Leguan, fast alle trafen wir auf unserer Reise. Wir machten uns unsere Arrangements durch Dolmo, und sie war wirklich zuständig, vertrauenswürdig und geduldig. die Logistik und Verwaltungen war perfekt. Unser Führer Rooney war wie unser älterer Bruder sich gut gekümmert und wir uns auf dem Weg mit ihm wirklich sicher fühlen. Er ist tibetischen und gaben uns eine sehr Tiefe Erfahrung der lokalen Kultur. Unser Fahrer Songtnam war immer am Lächeln und hielt uns sicher auf den Straßen ... alles war wie ein Uhrwerk. Eines der besten Aufenthalte, den wir je hatten. Ich hoffe, dass ich die Gelegenheit haben werde wieder hierher zu kommen. Letzte Sache empfehlen ... ich werde in das Zelt in EBC ... war eine gute Erfahrung.

 

 EBC- India-0002

Hi Amy,  

Amy I just got back home yesterday as after Nepal I went to India :)  
The tour was great. I loved every minute of it, was the adventure I was hoping for. I would like to thank you also once again for your never ending patience with me and dedicated help regarding everything and anything that I needed help with or information about.  
Keep up the good spirit Amy :) I will definitively will be recommending the tour to people :)  Our guide was very kind although I guess some of us really put his patience to the test by making changes and making variation all the time : ) ha ha ha but he was dealing with it with great attitude :)  So big Thank you Amy!!l!!!!!! Wish you all the best of luck for the future ;)  
With love, Monika

 

 EBC-Germany-0014

Und zu guter Letzt, besuchten wir den Everest Base Camp (Tibet Seite) am 1. Mai 2016.

Es war ein unvergessliches Erlebnis und wundervolle Erfahrung, vor allem Everest für das erste Mal in Sunrise.

EBC ist über mehr als 3000 Meter hoch. Wir sind nicht Kletterer noch Bergsteiger, mit Alter über 40 Jahren und von der Tropic Land.

Mit allen die perfekte Kombination, die Höhenlage Krankheit ist wirklich ein großes Problem für uns ... also da 6 Monat vor der Reise, die wir machen einige auszuführen als Zubereitungen wie Schwimmen, treatmill, Joggen und Yoga.
Und es funktioniert!!

Wir teilen konnten einige Tipps :
- wir kamen Anfang Mai und es war ca. -3 Grad Celsius am Morgen und 14 in der Nacht am EBC ...

- Aufenthalt im Zelt am EBC, denn es ist im Besitz der Tibetan Haben.
Die Tibetan Leute sind schön, warm, vertrauten und kindhearted. Von dort haben Sie Tiefe Erfahrung der lokalen.

- machen Sie sich keine Sorgen, wenn Sie nicht über die richtige Schlafsack, weil das Zelt anbieten, da viele Decke weil man braucht.

- sie bieten auch die Yak Decke, und es ist sehr warm.

- wenn wahrscheinliche, bringen Sie nur Dinge, die Sie EBC auf dem kleinen Tasche. Da Sie nur eine Nacht dort.

- Essen auf Magenschmerzen richtig zu vermeiden.

- wenn man nicht essen kann lokalen Essen, bringen Sie einige High Energy Snack und heiße Schokolade.

- die Aussicht auf dem Weg zu EBC wirklich spektakulär. Bereiten Sie sich also die Batterie Ihrer Kamera. Bringen Sie extra, wenn hierherkommen. auch Ihre Ausdauer und bereiten Sie sich darauf vor (machen Sie sich nicht einschlafen).

Für uns ... wir glauben nun, dass sehen Everest ist wahrscheinliche, selbst wenn Sie nicht ein Kletterer oder Mountaineer ...

Zu dieser Zeit, denn wir stehen in front of the North Face mit Gigantischen Everest danken wir dem Herrn Jesus und schließlich konnten wir sagen "Everest ... wir sehen Sie!"

Also, wenn man kann sehen, dass es ... Gehen Sie!

 Lhasa-Germany-0016

Spektakulär Gebäude innen und außen - die Aussicht ist sagenhaft - Mönche sind freundlich. 

Das Ambiente ist super, von yak Butter Öllampen angemacht zum Gebet Rollen ... so viel mehr, dieses Hotel nicht angerührt mein Herz und Seele ... Ich würde hier gerne wieder aus Tibet

 Lhasa-Germany-0017

Wenn Sie Reisennachtibet.de Reiseleiter Pincuo mit mit, da man hier so viel Geschichte und lernen Sie abdecken kann besuchen, die Sie nicht alleine unterwegs zu erkunden. Der Palast wurde zuerst in 641 erbaut und umgebaut von Fifth Dalai Lama im 17. Jahrhundert, ist ein wahres Modell der tibetanischen Architektur mit 13 Etagen über 1.000 Zimmer. Sie sehen einige der Gräber der vergangenen Dalai Lama und viele Kammern. Der Aufstieg zum Palace ist unglaublich und landschaftlich schön, aber etwas anstrengend wegen der hohen Höhenlage. Es werden ca. 2-3 Stunden zum erkunden der gesamten Palace Complex. Verpassen Sie nicht das dies eine einmalige Gelegenheit, Potala Palast wenn Sie je Lhasa besuchen!

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