Description :The highlight of this tour is Mt. Everest Base Camp.The sheer brilliance of this mountain is something which must be seen first hand to be truly appreciated. You will be blown away by its beauty and astronomic size. This Tibet trip will guarantee to be the memory of a lifetime.
Tour Code : CHTB-30 Price : from US$1295 p/p Departure Date :
Today your tour starts from Potala Palace, the symbol of Lhasa and the regional capital of Tibet. To protect the palace, now each traveler is allowed to visit it for one hour. Then go to Jokhang Monastery. Of course, you should not miss Barkhor Street nearby, the biggest bazaar for the Tibetans.
This morning you will be driven to Shigatse.
You will visit Pelkor Chode Monastery en route. It is a huge temple with a unique history and a wealth of Buddhist art. The Monastery was founded in 1418. Originally the compund housed approximately 15 different monastaries, made up of three different sects in a rare instance of tolerance amongst the Tibetan orders of Buddhism
This morning you will visit the Tashilhumpo Monastery, one of the four greatest monasteries of the Gelugpa School of Tibetan Buddhism. In the afternoon you will be transferred to Dingri County.
Zhufeng Hotel / Zhufeng Hotel / Zhufeng Hotel
Dingri County -> Shigatse (B, L, D)
Today, you will visit Rongbuk Temple, the highest altitude monastery on the planet and a vantage point for watching Mount Qomolangma. Then you will travel to the Everest Base Camp by eco-friendly coach. It is absolutely a breath-taking experience to stare up at the world´s highest mountain from so close a position. Then you will be transferred to Shigatse by private car.