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8 Days EBC & Namtso Great Discovery Tour

Starting Price: $ 850, Trip Grade: Moderate, Total Duration: 8
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This tour covers two important ancient cities sights and World highest Mountain experience.  During your tour, You will cover Potala Palace and other important sights as well as covers most beauties scenic route, Explore the ancient temple ,  Everest Base Camp, Namtso Lake as part of this trip.


  • Local Tibetan-English speaking tour guide.
    Transportation : All types of Vehicles Include Picking and dropping to airport, petrol, Car wash, Parking.
    All necessary permits and permits delivery fee.
    All entrance fee as per the itinerary.
    Accommodation Charge only normal hotel price and upgrade in 4 star standard hotel with breakfast.
    Top private service with best service quality.
    We offer minerals water during your tour
    Special dinner offer at during you last day
    Extra service
    Oxygen tank and first aid box


  • Train & Flight ticket
    Gratitude to your guide and Driver
    Expenses of a personal nature (beverages, laundry, phone call, etc.)
    Any cost incurred in emergency evacuation due any reason.
    Lunch & Dinner
Day 1  : Arrival in Lhasa (3650m)
Day 2  : Lhasa Tour - Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Street (3650m)
Day 3  : Lhasa to Namtso Lake ( 4718m) 500km switch way
Day 4  : Lhasa to Shigatse 8hrs (3890m)
Day 5  : Shigatse (3890m) to Everest (5200m)
Day 6  : Everest (5200m) to Shigatse (3890m)
Day 7  :  Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3680m)
Day 8  : Departure to Airport or Train Station
Day 1  : Arrival in Lhasa (3650m)

Attraction: Local Famous tea Shop 

Arrival Lhasa
Arrival at Lhasa, you will be met at Gongar airport and transferred to the hotel for some good rest and acclimation.
Meals: No meals
Accommodation: In Lhasa
Lhasa is the capital of Tibet. Located at the foot of Mt. Gephel, Lhasa altitude is 3,490 m and the air contains only 68% of oxygen compared to sea level. Traditionally, Lhasa is the seat of the Dalai Lama, and the location of the Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace. In Tibetan Buddhism the Jokhang Temple in Lhasa is regarded as the holiest centre in Tibet.
Accommodation : Hotel or Tashi Nota Hotel 4**** hotel or House of Shambala 


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

Attraction: Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple , Barkor Street 

Taking a visit to Lhasa, a trip to Potala Palace is a must as it is the largest monastery of its type in the world and the highest elevation palace of the world, which the altitude is up to 3700 meters. Then move to Jokhang Monastery, where monks receive their official training and education. The surrounding Jokang Monastery of is Barkhor Street. Walk along this street of eight corners which will afford us a window into Tibetan culture and an opportunity to buy colorful ethnic handicrafts rarely seen outside of Tibet.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: In Lhasa
Tips: 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.
The awe-inspiring Potala Palace, perched high above much of Lhasa, is the landmark of the city. The palace which consists of the Red Palace, the White Palace and some attached buildings was a complex of political and religious function. Now it is a huge treasure house for materials and articles of Tibetan history, religion, culture and arts.
Located at the center of the old Lhasa, Jokhang Temple is the spiritual center of Tibet. Built in 647 by Songtsen Gampo, it has a history of more than 1,300 years. The temple is the fine product of Han, Tibetan and Nepalese architecture techniques. Visitors will be treated to the sight of various exotic and sacred sculptures. Jokhang Temple also houses many invaluable cultural relics. Every year, the Great Prayer Festival is held here.

Barkhor Street is a famous commercial and commodity-distributing center in Lhasa, consisting of more than 120 handicrafts shops and more than 200 stalls. It is a good choice that should never be missed by tourists coming to Lhasa, for you can buy anything

Tibet-related, from sacks of incense, chunks of yak butter to monk outfits. Barkhor is the road that pilgrims tramped out around Jokhang Temple through centuries. When walking along Barkhor Street, you should move in the clockwise direction.

Accommodation : Hotel or Tashi Nota Hotel 4**** hotel or House of Shambala 

Day 3  : Lhasa to Namtso Lake ( 4718m) 500km switch way

Attraction: Namtso Lake, Nomadic life

This day another group member is going to make a day trip to Namtso, and the rest of the group member are having free time in Lhasa. Namtso is located about 250km to the north of Lhasa, driving through Nyemo to southern plateau of Changtang Plain, over the 5150m high Nagenla mountain pass, you can get a far view of the lake; Hike about 1 hour around Namtso Lake. you will enjoy Lake is surrounded by many snow capped mountain.

Accommodation : Tashi Nota Hotel 4**** hotel or House of Shambala 

Day 4  : Lhasa to Shigatse 8hrs (3890m)


Attraction: Yamdrok Lake, Karola Glacier, Kumbum Monastery and Palko Pargoda 

Lhasa Gyangtse Shigatse
Today, you will drive to Shigatse in the morning, on the way, take a view for the beautiful Yamdrok Lake, and visit Palkhor Monastery and Kumbum Pagoda. Stay overnight at Shigatse.
Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: In Shigatse
Located 250 km southwest of Lhasa at an altitude of 3,840 metres, Shigatse is the second largest city in Tibet, with a population of 80,000. It used to be the traditional capital of the area known as Hou- tsang on the Nepal border.
Yamdrok Lake is one of the three holiest lakes in Tibet. It is located 100 km southwest of Lhasa and surrounded by Mt. Kampala, Mt. Nyinchenkhasa, Mt. Chetungsu and Mt. Changsamlhamo. The holy lake is a pilgrimage site for Tibetans. Every summer, groups of pilgrims trek there to pray and receive blessings. Befitting its religious importance, the turquoise blue lake has indescribable scenic beauty, prompting the Tibetans to compare it with a fairyland in Heaven.
p.s. From November to March of the next year, water of Yamdrok Lake will freeze due to the weather condition.
Located 100 km east of Shigatse, Palkhor Monastery is a monastery with the characteristics of Han, Tibetan and Nepali architecture. It enjoys a high status in Tibet Buddhism history because it houses three sects – Sakyapa, Kadampa and Gelugpa together. According to Tibetan calendar,
Saka Dawa Festival will be held on April 15th to commemorate Sakyamuni, the founder of Buddhism. During the festival, about 500 Lamas chant sutras and the loyal pilgrims gather in the monastery to commemorate Sakyamuni.
Palkhor also features its Kumbum in Tibet. Deemed as the symbol of the monastery, the spectacular ‘stupa’ consists of hundreds of chapels in layers, housing about a hundred thsoud images of various icons, in total there are about 33,000 statues.

Accommodation: Shigatse Gyesar 4 star Standard Hotel 

Day 5  : Shigatse (3890m) to Everest (5200m)


Attraction:Explore Lanscape, 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.

Stay over night at EBC Guesthouse / Tent

Day 6  : Everest (5200m) to Shigatse (3890m)


Attraction: Rongbuk Monastery, Everest Base Camp view
After visiting base camp, tourists can tour Rongphu Monastery which is the highest monastery in the world (5000m) and belongs to Nyingma sect. After that, You will drive back to Shigatse and it’s will take another 6 to 7 hours.  Along the way, You will stop for lunch in some way.

stay overnight in Shigatse.( Shigatse Gyesar 4 star Hotel ) 

Day 7  :  Shigatse (3900m) to Lhasa (3680m)


Today, we will drive back to Lhasa on the friendship Highway. The whole distance is almost 280km and it takes 6 hours along the Yarlung Tsangpo River / Bhamaputra River (the Longest and largest river in Tibet).
Stay overnight in Lhasa Tashi Nota 4 star Hotel 

Day 8  : Departure to Airport or Train Station

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

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Jun 19, 2017

Tibet Native Tour was very professional and efficient. They took care of all the numerous permits and everything went very smoothly without any problems. They were very accommodating and always willing to help. Our guide and driver were very nice and honest. Overall an excellent journey . Using a local tour company is definitely the best way to discover Tibet and encourage local Tibetan business.

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