Tibet is not a relaxing holiday destination, but if temples, religion and ancient culture are your things, you will find Tibet is just the place for your needs. This tour is combined with Lhasa, Gyangtse, Shigatse and Everest Base Camp. You will see most sights seeing and temples in Lhasa such as Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, etc. You also have the chance to enjoy the scenery of Gyangtse and Shigatse in this 1


  • Private tour or group tour by your preference;

  • Ensures a personal experience hassle-free pickup and drop-off;

  • Get insights into local history and culture from your guide;


Day 1Arrival Day at Lhasa (3650m)

When you arrive in Lhasa either by train or flight, your guide will greet you and take you to your hotel. In route to viewing the Yarlung Tsangpo River/ Bhamaputra river (the Longest and largest river in Tibet) and Lhasa river.

After arrive in Lhasa, you can take rest and acclimatize. If you want to go out, then you can go to the Potala Square, where you will enjoy the fountain with different color and get amazing photos of the Potala and around.

Day 2Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street (3650m)

Attraction: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkor Street

Today's tour will first bring you to the Potala Palace, the winter palace of the Dalai Lama. It has been used since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections are the gilded burial stupas of past Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet. 

After you take lunch and then head to Jokhang temple which was founded by the 33rd great king of Tibet in the 7th century, in order to promote the Buddhist religion. Inside you can see the statue of Buddha Sakyamuni at the age of twelve, perhaps the single most venerated object in Tibet Buddhism. Around the Temple Barkhor Street where you can kora (circling the Barkor street) with pilgrims and locals and buy the souvenirs. 

Day 3Lhasa Sightseeing (3650m)

Attraction: Drepung Monastery, Norbulingka, Sera Monastery

After breakfast, enjoy your one day city tour today that starts with a visit to Drepung Monastery, then continue your tour to Norbulingka and Sera Monastery.

Located 5km from Lhasa, the Drepung Monastery is considered one of the three great monasteries in Tibet. It was first built in 1416, and held 7,700 monks in its heyday. In Tibetan language, Drepung Monastery means monastery of collecting rice. 

Norbulingka means Jewel Garden. First built in 1751, it borrowed architectural style from the inland areas of China while maintaining local ethnic and religious features. Norbulingka served as a traditional summer palace and residence starting with the 7th Dalai Lama, and now it is the largest garden in Tibet.

In the afternoon, the Sera Monastery will be a good choice as well. It is the last of the three principal Yellow Sect monasteries built in Lhasa. The setting itself is very beautiful with cobbled alleyways, temples and colleges. The highlight of visiting Sera Monastery will be watching monks debating inside the shady courtyard behind the main temple. Every day, hundreds of red-robed monks assemble in small groups and practice their debating skills. 

Day 4Lhasa (3680m) to Shigatse (3900m) 7hrs

Today, we have to drive from Lhasa to Gyantse. On the way, the group will pass over the Gampala pass (4790 m),and tourists will have a glimpse of Yamdrok-Yutso (4400m). The Lake is surrounded by many snow-capped mountain and in the distance you have spectacular views of Holy Mount Nyenchen Khangsar (7191m), the highest mountain near Lhasa.

We head westward along the lake and drive towards Gyantse. Gyantse was historically Tibet's third largest city (after Lhasa and Shigatse). In Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and Gyantse Kumbum.

After one and a half hour's driving, we arrive in Shigatse, which is the second largest city in Tibet. In Shigatse, we'll visit Tashilunpo Monastery, the seat of Tibet's second highest incarnation, the Panchen Lama.

Day 5Shigatse (3900m) to Everest Base Camp (5200m) 7hrs

Attraction: Explore Landscape, passing through different passes.

We'll leave Shigatse after getting your Alien's travel permit, and then drive to Lhatse. It is a small town where you can take lunch. 

After that, you will drive to Shegar and if the weather is clear enough then on the way down to Shegar you will view the Mt. Everest in the distance. After 5 hours drive, you will arrive in Shekar.

Day 6Shekar to EBC (3900m) 

Attraction: Rongbuk Monastery, Everest Base Camp View

In the early morning, you will drive ahead to Everest Base Camp. So, after 2 hours drive, you will arrive at Rongbuk Monastery but on the way, you will pass one of the highest passes in Tibet (pang la pass height 5190m) from that's pass you will view the whole five highest peaks in the world.

After that drive ahead to Rongpuk Monastery. Before you start your trekking you will visit Monastery. After check in your rooms in the Monastery guest house, you will bring your essential things and trek all the way to EBC. 

Day 7Rongbuk Monastery (5200m) and return to Lhatse  (3900m) 

Attraction:  Everest View

In the early morning, you will enjoy the morning view of Everest. After that, drive ahead to Lhatse and it will take another 5 hours.

On the way back Rongbuk Monastery to Lhatse you can also see top five mountains on the Pangla pass. So if the weather is good enough we will stop again for photos.  

Day 8Lhatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3680m) 8hrs 

Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 424km and it takes 8 hours along the Tsola Pass 4640m, Yarlung Tsangpo River / Bhamaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet).

Day 9Lhasa to Drak Yerba Hermitage (3680m)

Attraction: Drak Yerba Hermitage, Chakpori Rock Carving Buddha

In Morning, drive to Drak Yerba, you will drive through typically Tibetan villages and Yerba Hill, after one hour drive you will arrive in Dark Yerba and you can slowly visit all the ancient hermitage and Chapels. After visiting all the important sightseeing, you will drive back to Lhasa and you will visit to Chakpori Rock Carving Buddha.

Afterwards, you will have free time for shopping in old town.

Day 10End up your tour and Good bye Tibet

The guide will transfer you to the airport or train station and help you get on board. 

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  • English-speaking tour guide service fee

  • Air-conditioned vehicle with a private driver

  • Gas, toll & parking lot fees

  • All entrance tickets to the sights listed above

  • Accommodations except Day 6 & 7


  • Breakfast on Day 1, 6 & 7

  • All lunch and dinner

  • Gratuity to the guide and driver

  • Personal costs

Trip Notes

  • When you enter into a temple or monastery in Tibet, please take off your hats at the entrance to show your respects and follow the clockwise direction for visiting.

  • No smoking, do not touch the Buddha statues, turn the Buddhism scriptures or toll the bell. 

  • It is a moderate hike in the mountain area, a pair of comfortable walking shoes is necessary.