This Lhasa and Everest Base Camp small group joining Tibet Tour is one of the classical and most famous package tour in Tibet. This Tibet tour package begins from Lhasa city visiting famous monasteries of Tibet driving through big passes all the way to world famous Everest Base Camp and end trip in China Nepal border. This group joining Tour in Tibet is suitable for any individual travellers, couples or small group at a best possible price. You can join our Tibet Tour Group on any of our available date we have published below.
General Facts of Lhasa to Kathmandu Small Group Tour in Tibet:
Trip Days: 7 Days.
Lhasa Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel (Can be upgraded as per requirement).
Transportation: Van, Hiace, jeep or bus as per group Size.
Tour Attraction: Potala Palace, Jokhang, Sera and Drepung, Everest Base Camp.
Maximum Altitude: 3850 meters.
Season : Round the Year.
Group Size: Minimum 01.
Tour Code: LKSGT04.
Lhasa to Kathmandu Small Group Tour in Tibet Summary:
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa for Tibet Tour.
Day 02: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour. Visit: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street.
Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour. Visit: Drepung Monastery,Sera Monastery.
Day 04: Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse(3900m) via Gyantse.
Day 05: Shigatse(3900m) to EBC (5200m) via Tingri.
Day 06: EBC to Kerung/Gyirong Border 370km.
Day 07:Gyirong to Kathmandu.
Lhasa to Kathmandu Small Group Tour Joining Tour Cost:
Below are all the departure date and cost.
Jan.01 to Feb.28: US $ 950
Apr.01 to Jun.24: US $ 1050
Jun.25 to Aug.25: US $ 1150
Aug.26 to Oct.16: US $ 1100
Oct.17 to Nov.15: US $ 1050
Nov.16 to Dec.31: US $ 950
Lhasa to KathmanduTour Fixed Departure Date:
June: 07, 09, 11, 11, 18, 22, 24, 26, 28
July: 04, 06, 08, 11, 19, 25, 29
Aug: 01, 08, 10, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 31
Sep: 02, 05, 08, 12, 14, 19, 22, 26, 30
Oct: 03, 05, 10, 14, 17, 21, 25, 28, 30
Nov: 06, 15, 20, 23
Please Note: If the above date is not suitable date to join our Tibet Tour Group then please email us your Tibet Travel date so that we will try to accommodate you on any other similar Group Tour in Tibet.
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa for Tibet Tour.
You can arrive to Lhasa either by train or flight from different city of China or fly from Kathmandu. Our representative will pickup from airport and drive to Hotel in Tibet. You may view the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river on your way to Lhasa during your Tibet Tour arrival day. You can take a rest and get acclimatized to high altitude. If you feel to go out, then you can go to the Potala Square, where you will enjoy the fountain with different colors and get amazing photos of the Potala Palace and around. We suggest to get acclimatized to the high altitude in Tibet have a good sleep in your hotel for our first time guest who have come on Tibet Tour. Do not rush to visit attractions inside Lhasa city.
Day 02: Lhasa SightseeingTour
Visit: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street.
Today's sightseeing tour in Tibet will first bring you to the Potala Palace which is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.
Then after lunch, tourists head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve. Outside, you can see pilgrims making prostrating in front of Jokhang Temple. Around the temple is Barkhor street, where you can do kora (a religious circle of a building or mountain) with pilgrims and locals, and explore the old market.
Besides, We can taste Tibetan tea with locals in tea house; The welcome dinner will also be arranged accordingly.
With time permitting, you may go with tour guide to visit Tibetan handicraft art or Tibetan Traditional Medicine center. You can upgrade your service to enjoy Tibetan Culture Show in the evening (fr.USD 60).
Day 03: Lhasa Sightseeing Tour.
Visit: Drepung Monastery,Sera Monastery.
In the morning ,you are going to visit Drepung monastery which is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet, founded in 1416 by Jamyang choge, one of the Tsongkhapa’s main disciples. You can visit biggest monastery kitchen inside the monastery and enjoy Buddhist Sculpture Carving workshop near Drepung.
In the Afternoon, Tourists will visit Sera Monastery which is another one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. The hot attraction is the Monks debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour the Tibetan religious scripture printing house; inside the monastery, you can see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha.
Day 04: Drive Lhasa (3650m) to Shigatse(3900m) via Gyantse.
In the morning, drive from Lhasa to Shigatse .On the way, drive over the Gampala pass (4790 m), and you will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-tso (4400m) .The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountains and in the distance you can have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar, (7191m) the highest mountain near Lhasa .
Later, we will pass and enjoy the Korola Glacier on the roadside; At Manak Dam Lake, you can hang pray flag at Simila Mountain Pass; Then, we will arrive in Gyantse, historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse).In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum and enjoy the Far view of Gyangtse Fortress.
After one and a half driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we may visit traditional Barley Mill and view the landscape of Barley Field (in summer).
Day 05: Drive Shigatse(3900m) to EBC (5200m) via Tingri.
In the morning, we will visit the home of Panchan Lama - Tashilunpo Monastery. Then, we’ll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien’s travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse, it is a small town where you can have lunch.
After that, we will pass Tsola Pass(4600M), and Gyatsola Pass(5248M). Shortly after we enter Mt. Everest National Nature Reserve, tourists can enjoy the panorama of Himalaya at Gawula Pass(5198m).Then we drive along the New zigzag road to Everest Base Camp(5200m). You can get closer to gazt at the Mt. Everest peak. The sunset of golden Everest peak if time and weather permits at the lodging area.
Day 06: EBC to Kerung/Gyirong Border 370km
In the morning, you can appreciate the sunrise of Everest Peak if weather permits at the lodging area and then visit the Rongbuk Monstery - the unique highest monastery with nuns and monks living together. Later, we can visit the Everest Base Camp and take pictures of Mt. Everest at the closes distance in EBC.
After that, we can drive from EBC to Kyirong border. On the way, tourists can enjoy breathtakign vista of Mt. Shishapangma and the Pekutso Lake. After passing the Ghungtang Lhamo(5236M), we will arrive in Kyirong in late afternoon.
Stay overnight in the guesthouse in Kyirong
It will be a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take photos against Mt.Everest.
Enjoy your group tour to Everest Base Camp
Day 07: Kerung/Gyirong to Nepal border.
Tour Guide will assist the clients to exit China. And see clients off at Gyirong border. End the services at the border.
Transfer from Gyirong to Kathmandu (not included in package; You need to pay extra if clients request: public bus transfer 30-60 USD/person ; private vehicle around 300 USD/vehicle.)
Include & Exclude
Tibet travel permit and all other necessary permits to Tibet;
All entrance ticket fees for all tourist sites listed in the itinerary;
Meals as specified in the itinerary;
Local tour Transfers, 5-29 seats comfortable Tourist Vehicle according to Group Size.;
Knowledgeable English-speaking Tibetan local tour guide shared in your group;
Comfortable Hotel Accommodations;
Service Charge & Government Taxes;
The above tour price does not include single room supplement. If you are a solo traveler, you need to share one room with another tourist (same sex in most cases); if you prefer to stay in one room by yourself, you will have to pay the single room supplement. And the exact price depends on market fluctuation in high and off season of Tibet tour. For the exact price, please refer to your travel consultant.
Arrangements include planning, handling, operational and communication charges.
Welcome Dinner in local restaurant when group members meet in Lhasa
Free Airport shuttle transfer between Lhasa Gongar airport and Hotel on designated time.
Group tours only include a welcome dinner after your arrival in Tibet.
Tibet Handy Map
Winter care service: Hot Water bottle or Electric blanket to keep warm at Rongpuk Guest House.
Bottle Oxygen supply when travelling to EBC
Eco-bus between Rongpuk and EBC
Drinking water Provided during the trip
One shared big Oxygen tank in the car;
Tourist accident/casualty insurance;
International flight to and out of China;
Domestic flight/train to and out of Lhasa. (We can provide you the domestic flight/train ticket booking service at the BEST discount price, please contact us our travel experts for the details.)
Lunches and dinners are not included, please pay on site by yourself.; usually it costs about USD3-15 per person for one meal in TAR (Tibet Autonomous Region).
Tips to tour guide and driver, you are suggested to tip them 7 USD/day in total.;
Personal expenses, like laundry, phone call, snacks, soft drinks (please do the best to avoid the alcoholic beverages during your Tibet trip), optional tour activities, etc.