Day01 Fly to Lhasa [Lhasa, altitude, 3680m]
Day02 Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day03 Sightseeing in Lhasa
Day05 Lhasa-Lake Yamdrok- Gyangtse [3950m] Pelkhor Monastery & Kumbum Pagoda-Shigatse
Day06 Drive Shigatse-Rongphu Monastery, o/n in local guesthouse near base camp
Day07 trek or take horse carriages to visit Everest, drive back to Lhatse
Day08 Lhatse-Shigatse-Lhasa, visit Tashilhunpo Monastery in Shigatse
Day09 one free day to explore on your own before leaving Tibet
Day10 depart Tibet for next destination
Day 1 Arrival by train or air, transfer to Lhasa, check in hotel, rest for acclimatization
Upon your arrival at Lhasa Gonggar Airport or Lhasa Newwu Train Station, your Tibetan local guide and driver will pick you up with your name sign, and then they will transfer you to Lhasa city safely. Please be not so anxious to walk much around hotel to see this that, but you do need a good rest in your hotel for needed acclimatization, otherwise you maybe under the weather little bit and easy get mountain sickness. Accommodation: 3 stars standard and centrally located hotel (or any kinds of accommodations as per your idea)
Day 02 Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
Today what we will visit in Lhasa is the vital Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple with her vicinities. Potala palace is Lhasa's most important landmark and she a wonder of Eastern architecture. Your first site of this massive structure will be a magical moment which will be remembered for your rest life time. It has been a palace since the fifth or sixth century and was once the home to the Dalai Lama. Well another visit we will take is to Jokhang Temple which locoates at Barkhor Bazaar. This temple is the most revered shrine in Tibet and is constantly bustling with devout worshippers. We will also be given the opportunity to shop in Barkor Bazaar, the crowded central market in ancient section of Lhasa where is the residence of many local people.
Day 03 Guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa
After breakfasts in hotel, we will drive to west Lhasa city section (about 11km) and give a visit to the Drepung Monastery, which was once the world's largest monastery. Housing 10,000 monks, Drepung monastery lies hidden in rocky ridges just beyond the city. Surprisingly much of the building was left untouched throughout so many hundred of years.
In the afternoon, the site we will visit is Sera Monastery, a fifteenth century sprawl of golden roofs and whitewashed walls. This well preserved monastery is located just a few miles North of Lhasa and is home to several hundred monks. Its famous debating activities are happening 3-4pm quite regularly every working day, we will not give it a miss.
Day 4 Lhasa-Damxung County-Lake Nam-Tso-Lhasa (500 km roundtrip)
To experience the natural views of Tibet is a dream of many tourists. This one day roundtrip tour will offer you great opportunity to see the real Tibet. You will see the great mountains, huge grasslands, local nomads, sheep, yaks, goats, horses, most importantly, you will feel the pure huge lake-Nam-Tso, which is 4718m high. It is the second-largest saltwater lake in China, the first being Koko Nor (Qinghai-Lake) in Qinghai province. More and more people want to visit this holy lake. In clear weather the water is a miraculous shade of turquoise and there are magnificent views of the nearby mountains. The wide open spaces, dotted with the tents of local drokpas (Nomads) are intoxicating. On the way back to Lhasa, we can stop in Yangpachen Hot spring where we can enjoy the Hot spring service on our own if we want.
Day05 Lhasa-Lake Yamdrok- Gyangtse [3950m]-Shigatse
Visit Pelkhor Monastery and Gyantse Zhong-government office before 1959), and after lunch, drive to have overnight stop in Shigatse, rest well for Everest Base Camp tour.
Accommodation: Shigatse Manasarover Hotel or similar one (Tibetan style) if late booking
Day 06 Drive Shigatse-Rongphu Monastery [5180m], o/n in local guesthouse best available
After early breakfast in Shigatse, we will drive onward to Rongphu Monastery, near Everest Base Camp. It is 350 km touch drive, but our guide and driver will take good care of you along this high altitude road, you have lots of chances to stop wherever to shoot pictures of mountains, rivers, all the landscape is tremendous.
Day 07 Rongbuk-EBC-Lhatse
we get up early and trek 8 km or take horse carriages to Everest Base Camp, visit Everest, take photos of its sun rise and sun set, and in the afternoon, drive back to Lhatse, over night stop will be in Lhatse Shanghai Hotel (best available)
Day 08 Lhatse-Shigatse (Tashilhunpo Monastery)-Lhasa
Visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, after early lunch in this second largest city, we take a easy drive back to Lhasa at around 4 pm, free afternoon to do some easy shopping on your own (or with your native guide) before your say goodbye to Tibet.
Day 09 one free day to explore on your own before leaving Tibet
This free day is designed for you to explore on your own. Sometimes, our guests do want to have one more free day in Lhasa to do some easy shopping, sightseeing what missed in Lhasa, relaxation after EBC tour and having a good rest before departing Tibet for next stop.
Day 10 depart Tibet for next destination
Your personal driver and the guide will see you off to airport or train station, your Tibet tour with Tibet C Trip ends. And hopefully it will leave you unforgettable memory in your whole life.