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Lhasa-Shigatse-Mt.Everest-Zhangmu 13-Day Leisure Tour

Lhasa-Shigatse-Mt.Everest-Zhangmu 13-Day Leisure Tour

Tour Code:TN-04

Price: 1130USD


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Day 1 Arrive in Lhasa 
Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Arrive in Lhasa

Fly to the holy city of Lhasa, capital of the mystical Buddhist Kingdom of Tibet. You are greeted by tour guide at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day will be at leisure for you to relax and adjust to the high altitude.


Day 2 Sight-seeing in Lhasa city 
Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhore Street

Day tour in Lhasa downtown, visit Potala Palace(3700 k.m 1.5 hours ) and Jokang Temple. Potala Palace was built in 7th AD and now becomes Lhasa's cardinal landmark. Walk round in Barkhore street where we can easy find many kinds of local Tibetan souvenirs. Overnight in Lhasa.


Day 3 Sight-seeing in Lhasa city 
Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Tibet museum,Norbulink Palace and Drepung Monastery

In the morning, visit the first modern museum in Lhasa - Tibet museum. And Norbulinka Park which is just nearby. The name Norbulink means a glittering gem on the Tibetan highland. Head to Drepung Monastery in the afternoon. Overnight in Lhasa.


Day 4 Sight-seeing in Lhasa city 
Place & Transport: Lhasa
Today's Activities: Ganden monastery and Sera monastery

After breakfast, visit Ganden monatery(1.5 hours driving ), 60kms east of Lhasa, the originator of Yellow Hat sect. In the afternoon, sight-seeing in Sera Monastery which is one of the three great monasteries in Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa.


Day 5 Lhasa/Bayi  (8 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Lhasa-Nyingchi-Bayi
Today's Activities: Draksumtso

After breakfast, drive from Lhasa to Nyingchi. On the way you will pass Mila Pass, enjoy the scenery along the Niyang River. Overnight in Bayi Town.


Day 6 Bayi/ Basum Tso/ Giant Cypress Garden /Bayi   (6 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Bayi
Today's Activities: Basum Tso/ Giant Cypress Garden
This morning, you will drive a little back to visit Basum Tso Lake, then after lunch, drive back to Bayi Town, visit Giant Cypress Garden there. Overnight in Bayi Town again.




Day 7 Bayi-Tsedang  (7 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Bayi-Tsedang

Today's Activities: Thangdok  Monastery

Drive to Tsedang in early morning, today you will have a chance to visit  Thangdok Monastery,then stay overnight in Tsedang.



Day 8 Tsedang-Gyangtze  (7 hours driving)
 Place & Transport: Tsedang-GyangtzeToday's Activities:  Samye Monastery/Yamdrok Lake

Today you will have a chance to visit Samye monastery(3630 K.M), you will do ferry(Ferry fee will be on your own) to the monastery,then head to Gangyze. Pass via Yamdrok Lake. Stay overnight in Gyangtze.



Day 9 Gyantse-Shigatse  (7 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Gyantse-Shigatse
Today's Activities: Pelkor Chode Monastery/Tashilhunpo Monastery/tombs of Panchen Lamas

Visit Pelkor Chode Monastery in Gyantse(3980k.m). The Monastery is founded in 1418, notable for its superb Kumbum Chode(10,000 Images Stupa). Then head to Shigatse(3840K.M). visit the Bachen Lama Set - Tashilunpo Monastery(3840 k.m ), which was Built in1447 by the first Dalai Lama. Then the spectacular tombs of Panchen Lamas.Overnight in Shigatse.

Day 10 Shigatse-Lhatse-Tingri  (6 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Shigatse-Lhatse-Tingri
Today's Activities: Sakya Monastery

After Breakfast, you will head to Tingri, and will visit Sakya Monastery on the way, stay overnight in Tingri.

Day 11 Tingri-Jilong Valley-Mt.Everest Base camp  (3 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Tingri-Jilong Valley-Mt.E.B.C
Today's Activities: Jilong Valley

Jilong town is also called Jilong groove, the landscape and the climate is very good. that is the one mountain have four seasons different climate in ten Chinese miles.If you be there, that you will have a new feeling. Overnight in E.B.C(5250 k.m) or Rongbuk monastery(5154 k.m).


Day 12 Mt.everest Base camp-Nyalam-Zhangmu(Nepal border)  (9 hours driving)
Place & Transport: Mt.Everest-Nyalam-Zhangmu
Today's Activities: Mt.Everest

If the weather is nice, maybe you will clear view for the Mountain Everest. Then you can have some trekking there, non-pollution bus is popular there instead of animal carriage. Pass Nyalam, then arrive in Zhangmu, the last county between China and Nepal. Overnight in Zhangmu.
Day 13 Zhangmu-Friendship Bridge 
Place & Transport: Zhangmu
Today's Activities: End the tour

Early morning, our guide will send you to the border cross the Friendship bridge.

Cost description
Group number
(private group)
1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 and above
May - Oct.  /  2370USDP.P.  1750USDP.P.  1450USDP.P.  1280USDP.P.  1150USDP.P.
Nov. - Apr.  /  1630USDp.p.  1210USDP.P.  1010USDP.P.  895USDP.P.  810USDP.P.
Remarks If you think the private group is a little bit expensive , please contact us and ask for the join group, it will be more cheaper than 1150USDP.P..
This is the suggestive price, please contact us to get the accurate price.
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Price Include

1.Tibet Entry Permit
2.Tibet travel permit
3. Transportation
4. Hotel
5. Guide service (English-speaking guide)
6. Travel accident insurance

7. Entrance fees, hot spring exclude
Price exclude

1. Tips
2. Meals
3. Your own expense

4. Flight & train tickets
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