Travel on the roof the world - from the holy Potala Palace to awe-inspiring Mt. Everest, from mysterious lamaseries and monasteries to extraordinary scenery of Tibet plateau, this 8 days Tibet trip takes you to see all! The other highlights including Sera Monastery, Drak Yerpa, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street,  Yamdrok Lake, Palkor Monastery, Rongbuk Monastery, Tashilumpo Monastery.

Duration: 8 days & 7 nights

Destinations: Lhasa - Shigatse - Rongbuk Monastery - Shigatse - Lhasa

Starting Point: Lhasa

Ending Point: Lhasa

Upon arrival, our guide will meet your at the airport/train station. Transfer to the hotel, the rest time free for acclimatization.

Excursion to the Potala Palace in the morning, after lunch, go to the Sera Monastery to see the Monk debating.

Meal: B, L

Potala Palace

Drive to visit Drak Yerpa, a monastery together with a number of ancient meditation caves that used to house about 300 monks. In the afternoon, visit Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Meal: B, L

Drive to Shigatse. En route, visit Yamdrok Lake, a beautiful highland lake. Then proceed to Gyantse town and visit Palkor Monastery. Later in the afternoon, arrive in Shigatse.

Meal: B, L

Yamdrok Lake

Drive 3 hours over the bumpy road to Rongbuk Monastery with dramatic views on the north face of Mount Everest. Overnight at local basic guesthouse.

Meal: B, L, D

Free day in Rongbuk Monastery. If getting up early, you can possibly enjoy the brilliant sunrise over the highest peak in the world, and then go down and drive back to Shigatse.

Meal: B, L

Visit the famous Tashilumpo Monastery, the seat of successive Panchen Lamas. Then drive back to Lhasa, enjoying the stunning landscape along Yarlung Tsangpo River (Yalu Zangbu River).

Meal: B, L

Transfer to the airport/ train station, and head for your next destination.

Meal: B

What's included

  • Guide

    Private tours escorted by an English-speaking guide.

  • Meals

    Meals specified in itinerary as B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner.

  • Transport

    Private transfers airport/hotel/airport.

  • Accommodation

    Accommodations with daily breakfast.

  • Other

    Domestic flights and trains listed.
    Admission fees.

  • Visa

    Visa arrangement. Please consult the local Chinese Embassy or Consulates-General first for the tourist visa.

  • Other

    Excess luggage charge(the luggage allowance at economy class is 20kg).
    Personal expense.
    Any meals not specified as "B, L or D".
    Gratuities to guides and drivers.

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