Lhasa-EBC-Kyirong (16N/17D)

Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet, is a spiritual and cultural hub that attracts travelers from around the world. It is home to iconic landmarks such as the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple, and Barkhor Street. The city offers a unique blend of ancient Tibetan culture and modern influences, making it a fascinating destination for explorers.

Located in the Tibet Autonomous Region, the Everest Base Camp on the north side provides an unparalleled view of the world’s highest peak, Mount Everest. The journey to EBC includes visits to significant monasteries and offers a chance to experience the rugged beauty of the Himalayas up close. It’s an adventurer’s dream, filled with breathtaking landscapes and awe-inspiring vistas.

Kyirong, also known as Gyirong, is a picturesque valley situated near the border of Nepal. This serene location is known for its lush greenery, stunning mountain views, and cultural richness. The drive through Kyirong provides spectacular scenery and a glimpse into the local Tibetan lifestyle. It’s a peaceful retreat that perfectly complements the adventurous spirit of the EBC journey.

Itineraries

Please find the below revised program and price for 17 Days Lhasa-EBC.Kyirong Tour.
 
Day 01: Arrival in Lhasa and transfer to hotel.
 
Day 02: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Palace, Jokhang Temple & Barkhor Square.
 
Day 03: Sightseeing in Lhasa: Sera Monastery, Drepung Monastery & Tibetan Museum.
 
Day 04: Free Day in Lhasa.
 
Day 05: Morning, Lhasa to Namtso Lake, visit Namtso lake and stay overnight. 230 km, 4 hrs
 
Day 06: Explore Namtso lake. Overnight at Namtso
 
Day 07: Day exploration and drive back to Lhasa in the evening.
 
Day 08: Lhasa to Ganden Monastery & back to Lhasa. 70 km, 1.5 hrs
 
Day 09: Lhasa – Samye Monastery & Yambulakhang Palace and stay overnight at Tsedang, 100 km, 2 hrs
 
Day 10: Tsedang to Gyantse, 250 km, 4 hrs
 
Day 11: Visit Khumbum & Palkhore Chode Overnight at Gyantse.
 
Day 12: Gyantse to Shigatse, visit Tashilhunpo Monastery, 92 KMs, 1.5 hrs
 
Day 13: Shigatse to Shegar (New Tingri), on the way visit Sakya Monastery – 274 KMs, 6 hrs
 
Day 14: New Tingri to Everest Base Camp (Rongbuk village – 4920 m.) – 260 KMs, 4 hrs
 
Day 15: Full day exploration around Rongbuk & Everest Base Camp
 
Day 16: Rongbuk to Kerung, 260 km, 6 hrs
 
Day 17: Kerung to Kathmandu, 165 km.

Tibet Visa Costs for American and Canadian Citizens

  • For American citizen the Tibet visa cost is US $ 175.

  • For Canadian citizens the Tibet visa cost is US $ 155.

Service includes:

  • All necessary permits.

  • Tibet Special Group visa.

  • Transport Van or Jeep in Tibet.

  • Accommodation in Tibet on twin sharing room basis with breakfast.

  • Two days guided sightseeing tour in Lhasa

  • Tibetan Guide (English speaking).

  • Monastery entrance fees / sightseeing entrance fees.

  • Everest region entry fee.

  • All applicable taxes and service charge.

Service excludes:

  • Meals other than breakfast in Tibet

  • Nepal entry visa fee

  • Your travel insurance.

  • Kathmandu Nepal/Tibet border (Kerong) pick up

  • Flight for Lhasa

  • Hotel in Kathmandu

  • Insurance for any loss and damage

  • Personal tip for guide and driver.

  • Any additional expenses due to unforeseen circumstances.

Highlights

  • Potala Palace, Norbulinkha Palace, Jokhang Temple, Barkhor Square, Sera and Drepung Monasteries, Tibetan Museum.

  • Two-day exploration of the serene Namtso Lake.

  • Visit Gyantse, Shigatse, Shegar, and spend time at Rongbuk and Everest Base Camp.

  • Journey from Rongbuk to Kerung and end in Kathmandu.

Places You’ll See

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