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Itinerary
Day one: Arrival in Lhasa. You will be met at the Lhasa airport or train station by your Tibetan guide and transferred to the 4 Star Gang-Gyen Hotel located in the Old Town of Lhasa, elevation 3600 meters. You can then explore the nearby Old Town of Lhasa and the markets lining Barkhor Square.

Day Two: Lhasa sightseeing. After breakfast, you will visit the Jokhang where thousands of Buddhist pilgrims come here to worship everyday. You will visit the 600 year old huge monastery complex of Sera and watch the monks engage in entertaining Buddhist philosophical debates. In the evening wander around the Old Town on your own.

Day three: Lhasa sightseeing. Today you will start your day by visiting the massive 1000 room Potala Palace, the most iconic building in Tibet. You will work your way up the steps of the Potala and then go through the most important rooms in this famous UNESCO site. After lunch, you will explore Ramoche Temple, famous across Tibet for the 8 years old statue of Buddha Shakyamuni.

Day Four: Lhasa—Yamdrok Lake—Karo La—Gyantse—Shigatse. We'll drive through the Yarlung River Valley towards Yamdrok Lake. From the Kamba La Pass you get a spectacular panoramic view. Next, you will drive along the lakeshore to Nankartse, ascend again to the stunning Karo La Glacier and get an up-close view of Mt. Nojin Kangtsang and the glaciers. Your next stop is Gyantse where you will visit the massive Kumbum Stupa as well as the Pelkhor Chode Monastery, then continue to Shigatse.

Day Five: Shigatse—Gyatso La—Everest Base Camp. This day will take you from Shigatse to Tibet’s North Face Everest Base Camp. We will be passing through several small Tibetan farming villages, we will cross over the 5248 meter high Gyatso La Pass, which offers a sweeping view of the Himalayas. You will continue on to the Everest Region crossing over another high pass,Geu La, then go to Rongphu, the highest monastery in the world. You will stay the Tent Hotels or Rongphu Monastery Guesthouse. 

Day Six: Everest—Shigatse. After watching the sunrise on Mt. Everest, you will make the journey back to Shigatse. You will stop again at Rongphu Monastery and at the Geu La passes for some final views of Mt. Everest. 

Day Seven: Everest—Shigatse. After breakfast, you will explore Tashi Lhunpo Monastery, the main attraction in Shigatse. This is the largest monastery in central Tibet. You will then follow the beautiful Yarlung River back to Lhasa.

Day Eight: Depart Lhasa. In the morning, you will be transferred to the Lhasa airport or train station.
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Overview

This tour is the perfect way to appreciate the natural wonders, and ancient sites of Tibet. You won’t have to worry about organizing accommodation as this is all sorted for you. Save time organizing researching your trip by having a comprehensive itinerary. You’ll see multiple temples and historic sites in the holy city of Lhasa including Potala Palace, and Sera Monastery. Visit Yamdrok Lake, Rongphu Monastery, and the world-renowned Everest Base Camp too. 

Highlights
  • No getting lost—travel between Lhasa and Everest Base Camp with a guide

  • See multiple ancient sites such as Potala Palace, and Ramoche Temple

  • Unforgettable experience—watch the sunrise at Mt. Everest

  • Stress-free tour with accommodation, and entrance fees included

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Amazing sights, great tour staff, interesting travel experience

Tibet is a stunning place to visit and we had an amazing trip thanks to Tibet Highland Tours. I can't recommend it enough. It is definitely not the EASIEST place to visit or travel in, but it is something that you should not miss if...More

1  Thank AndrewMB123
Reviewed 1 week ago
Small group with engaging and personal guide

Small Tenzin designed the route based on my personal needs. I had a wonderful trip along with small group of 5 people. We tried some native Tibetan food on the final day. The tour guide Sonam was very caring and had great advice for dealing...More

1  Thank _rlwang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fantastic experience, great guide

This tour company operates from Small Tenzin's apartment and has all good qualities of a small family-run business. They are warm, friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. I chose them because they advertise themselves as 100% Tibetan and wholeheartedly recommend them to anyone who wishes to...More

2  Thank Aditi S
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile
10 Day EBC and Namtso Lake Tour

I did the 10 day Everest Base Camp and Namtso Lake tour with Tibet Highland Tours. I was in a small and friendly group with 4 other tourists. The genuine Tibetan tour guide, Lhapka, spoke excellent english and was pleasant, informative and a simply just...More

2  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 22 May 2018
Amazing Tour

This was a great tour. It was very well and very organized. My tour guide from picking me up from the airport to the end was great. My tour guide was very informed and provided great information on all the attractions we visited.I travalled Everest...More

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