Day 01 Arrive at Lhasa for acclimatization by air or train
Today's highlights:Airport/train station transfer to hotel, Acclimatize to the High Altitude.
Yarlong Tsangpo river
Details:Fly into Lhasa or arrive in Lhasa by train. Local guide will meet you and transfer you to Lhasa. On the way, you can appreciate the heart-beating highland view along the Yarlong Tsangpo river (the longest river in Tibet and highest river on the earth with an average altitude of 4,000 meters), originating from Jiemayangzong Glacier on the northern Himalayas.
Day 02 Sightseeing in Lhasa
Today's highlights:Potala Palace, Jokhang temple, Barkhor Street
Today, you will visit the highest palace in the world-Potala Palace which is the Dalai Lama's winter palace. It locates on the red hill, a good viewing point in Lhasa.
In the afternoon, we go to the renowned Jokhang Temple which will provide you one of your first sights of devout Tibetans. In the temple you will see the glistening Sakyamuni statue which is considered as Tibetan Buddhism's rarity.
After then, stroll around the bustling Barkhor Street.
Day 03 Lhasa-Yamdrok Yumtso-Gyantse-Shigatse
Today's highlights:Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, Pelkhor Monastery, Kumbum Stupa, Tashilumpo Monastery, Village Family Visit
About hundred kilometers, you will appreciate the holy Lake of Yamdrok Yumtso Lake.The sacred lake of Yamdrok Yutso is revered as a talisman, supporting the life-spirit of Tibet. It is said that should its waters dry, Tibet will no longer be habitable.
Drive to Gyantse to visit the Pelkhor monastery for its famous Kumbum Pagoda.
On the way to Shigates have a mountain village family visit for a glimpse of everyday Tibetan life. Head to Shigatse to visit Tashilumpo Monastery which is Panchen Lama's seat place.
Mount Everest Base Camp
Day 04 Shigatse-Mount Everest Base Camp
Today's highlights:Rongbuk Monastery, Mount Everest Base Camp
After hours of driving we arrive at the highest monastery of the world, the Rongbuk monastery. Upon arrival, take carriage or hike to Mt. Everest Base Camp. You can appreciate the spectacular Himalayan and the highest mountain in the world-Mount Everest.
Since you will stay overnight at EBC or Rongbuk guesthouse, you will have great chance to see the sunset of Mount Everest.
Day 05 Mount Everest Base Camp-Old Tingri
Today's highlights: Sunrise of Mount Everest
Details: Get up early in the morning to appreciate the sunrise of Mt. Everest if you are lucky. Head to Old Tingri.
Day 06 Old Tingri-Zhangmu
Today's highlights: Himalayan Mountain Range
Details: We will arrive old Tingri today along the Himalayan Mountain Range. You can enjoy the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains along the way.
Day 07 Zhangmu-Nepal Border-Kathmandu
Today's highlights: Border Transfer
Details:Drive to the Friendship Bridge of the border and go through the China customs. Our guide will see you off at the Kodari of the Tibetan side. We can help you arrange the border transfer, otherwise, you arrange the transfer by yourself at the border.