About This Itinerary
Tibet, on the lofty Tibetan Plateau on the northern side of the Himalayas, is an autonomous region of China. It's nicknamed the “Roof of the World” for its towering peaks. It shares Mt. Everest with Nepal. Its capital, Lhasa, is site of hilltop Potala Palace, once the Dalai Lama’s winter home, and Jokhang Temple, Tibet’s spiritual heart, revered for its golden statue of the young Buddha.
Arrival at Lhasa airport,post completing the airport formalities meet our representative and proceed to hotel ,check-in and realx for the day.Overnight stay in hotel
Lhasa Local Sightseeing
Visit the arc of Tibet , the world's culture heritage - the Potala Palace. See pilgrims making prostrating in front of Jokhang temple.Enter inside Jokhang temple, to see the holist statue of Buddha. Walk around Barkhor street with pilgrims, explore the old market.taste Tibetian tea with locals in tea house. After finishing the sightseeing , if time allows you may go with tour guide to visit Tibetian handicraft art or Tibetian traditional medicine centre. Overnight in hotel
Visit Drepung Monastery - the largest monastery in Tibet. Visit biggest monastery kitchen in Drepung.Visit the Buddhist sculpture carving near Drepung.Visit the monks debating in the courtyard of Sera Monastery.See the colorful Rock painting of Buddha.See the threesand Mandalas in Sera Monastery. Visit the Tibetian religious text printing house.
Lhasa - Shigatse via Gyantse
Lhasa - Shigatse via Gyantse 360 km, Gangbala pass to view Yamdrok lake and Mt Naiqinkangsang. View Korola Glacier on the roadside. Manak Dam Lake, hanging pray flag at Simila Mountain pass. Heritage town gyantse old street and Perklor Monastery, Kumbum stupa.Far view Gyangtse fortress.Visit traditional barley mill and view the landscape of Barley field.
Shigatse to EBC
Visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery.Tsola pass , Gyatsola pass. View the panorama of Himalaya at Kyawula pass.Dribe along the New zigzag road to Everest base camp. Getting closer to Mt Everest peak.The sunset of golden Everest peak if the time and weather permits at the lodging area. Overnight stay in hotel
Everest Base Camp - Shigatse
After breakfast view rhe sunrise of Everest peak if weather permits at the lodging area. The Rongbu Monastery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together.Hike from lodging place to Everest base camp.Visit the Everest Base Camp and take the closest picture of Mt Everest. Drive back to Shigatse.Overnight stay in hotel.
Shigatse - Lhasa
After breakfast follow Yalong valley back to Lhasa. Platform to view the vast Talong river bed.Drop off at hotel in Lhasa
After breakfast check-out from hotel and you will be transferred to airport for your onward journey