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Everest Budget Tibet Highlight Trip 3 Nights 4 days

Highlights

This is a part of the standard 7 nights 8 days Everest Group tour. Travelers can have flexible initial days in Lhasa before joining this famous trip. We have every Monday and Friday departure from Lhasa. Please arrange your holiday accordingly to cope with one of our many departures.

Day 1: Lhasa to Shigatse (280 km, about 4-5 hours)
Accommodation: Shigatse city Gesar hotel or Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or similar one if late booking
Day 2: Shigatse- Shegar-EBC (340 km, about 7-8 hours)
Accommodation: You can choose to stay at nomad tent house near Campsite or guesthouse near Rongphu Monastery 
Day 3: EBC to Shigatse city (340 km, about 7-8 hours)
Accommodation: Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel or similar one if late booking
Day 4: Shigatse city-Gyantse-Karola Glacier-Lake Yamdrok-Lhasa (350 km)
Accommodation by yourself

  • Best 1400 km Landscape trip of Tibet in 4 days;
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits (covering your whole time in Tibet);
  • Small group size (average group size is 6-8 pax), in rare cases up to 12-14 pax at most;
  • Low price is guaranteed!

Itinerary

Day1

Lhasa to Shigatse city, 280 km (visit Tashilhunpo Monastery)

Today's activities: Landscape driving from Lhasa to Shigatse city, Tashilhunpo Monastery. It is 280 kilometers from Lhasa to Shigatse city. We will leave Lhasa around 8 am and get to Shigatse city around 2 pm. We can have lunch somewhere on the road and we will have stops where it is good to take pictures and rest. From 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm we would visit Tashilhunpo Monastery.

Tips: this afternoon, our guide will take your passport to try to obtain the PSB permit (Alien's travel permit in Shigatse Public Security Bureau) to Everest Area, it will take about half hour (it depends the queue at the office), and you may either wait in the vehicle or just walk around. The application could be arranged next morning alternatively according to the local PSB situation.

Accommodation: Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel (we reserve the right to book either one for a budget group tour according to the two hotel's resources status, If travelers have specific requests, please do let advisors know in advance, if you want to upgrade to the top level best such as: The Qomolangzhong Hotel or Shigatse Hotel or similar higher category hotel, additional cost will be charged--and this is to be reconfirmed by Your Trip Advisor.

Day2

Shigatse-Lhatse-Shegar-Rongphu-Everest Base Camp, 340 km

Today's activities: Landscape driving from Shigatse city to Rongphu Monastery, 4 km trekking from Rongphu Monastery to Everest Base camp.

Accommodation: Campsite nomad tent house or guesthouses in Rongphu (Everest Base Camp Region Accommodation), note: the toilet in Everest Base Camp region is quite simple and not clean. 

Day3

Everest B.C-Back to Shigatse city, 340 km

Today's activities:  Everest Sunrise and last peak at Everest (8 hours of drive). Wake up this morning below the stunning north face of Mt. Everest (8844.43 m), the tallest mountain on earth. For those tourists want to go to Base Camp in the morning to have closer view to Everest, we can take the local environment tour vehicle to Everest. B.C and after shooting the photos, we come back to Campsite and then we drive back to Shigatse (340km), and be wrapped again in the endless vistas of the Tibetan plateau.

Accommodation: Shigatse Manasarovar Hotel or Gesar Hotel (we reserve the right to book either one for a budget group tour according to the two hotel's resources status, If travelers have specific requests, please do let advisors know in advance, if you want to upgrade to the top level best such as: The Qomolangzhong Hotel or Shigatse Hotel or similar higher category hotel, additional cost will be charged--and this is to be reconfirmed by Your Trip Advisor.

Day4

Shigatse city-Gyantse (90km)-Karola Glacier-Lake Yamdrok-Lhasa (340km)

Take breakfasts before 8 am, we will start the drive to from Shigatse to Gyantse on the Southern Friendship Highway. The 90 km landscape driving takes about 2 hours. At Gyantse city, we are going to visit Pelkhor Choede Monastery and Kumbum Pagoda. Crossing over the summit of Kamba  La (4794 m), you'll see  the tranquil turquoise waters of Lake Yamdrok below; one of the three holiest lakes in Tibet. Far in the distance you'll spot the towering massif Mt. Nojin Kangsang (7191m) and the staggering Karola Glacier (5045m).(Or optionally Shigatse-Lhasa)

Accommodation: hotel by yourself

Dates & Price

Fixed Departure Date and Price

2017---Prices are based on double occupancy, average group size is 8 pax, in rare cases, it is up to  12 travelers at most.  On Every Tuesday and Friday, we have departure (the first day is arrival date).

Departure Dates Price Per Person/Booking Status
2017/4/5 USD $750
2017/4/8 USD $750
2017/4/10 USD $750
2017/4/13 USD $750
2017/4/16 USD $750
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2017/4/30 USD $750
2017/5/1 USD $765
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2017/5/5 USD $765
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2017/6/1 USD $765
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2017/6/22 USD $820
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2017/6/30 USD $820
2017/7/2 USD $840
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2017/8/25 USD $860
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2017/8/29 USD $860
2017/9/1 USD $860
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2017/9/8 USD $785
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2017/10/1 USD $785
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2017/10/18 USD $735
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2017/10/27 USD $735
2017/10/31 USD $735
2017/11/3 USD $685
2017/11/6 USD $685
2017/11/10 USD $685
2017/11/12 USD $685
2017/11/17 USD $685
2017/11/21 USD $685
2017/11/24 USD $685
2017/11/26 USD $685
2017/12/5 USD $685
2017/12/10 USD $685
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2017/12/15 USD $685
2017/12/18 USD $685
2017/12/19 USD $685
2017/12/24 USD $685
2017/12/29 USD $685
2018/1/2 USD $685
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2018/1/18 USD $685
2018/2/4 USD $685
2018/2/11 USD $685
2018/2/18 USD $685

Service Details

Price includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop off;
  • 2 nights 3 star hotel accommodation-twin-share room basis (in Shigatse city as specified as above);
  • 1 night at Everest Base Camp's campsite Nomad tent house (dormitory basis)
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
Price Excludes
  • Flights and train tickets
  • Accommodation in Lhasa
  • Other personal expenses such as hotel laundry, souvenirs, etc.

Booking Advice
1)Tell us clearly your earliest arrival date in Lhasa and from which city in China your flight and/or train is,
Eg. The earliest date is May 20,2016, flight CA4112 from Beijing to Lhasa (9am-3 pm); or arrival at 12 o'clock, April 5, Train Z6801 from Xi'ning.

2) Tell us clearly your latest date of Leaving Tibet to which city in China or Kathmandu, Nepal;

3) Travel permits will cover your duration above;

4) Inform us with the correct info: Your Tibet hotel name, address and phone number, booking reference codes (and/or room number if you have); Your accommodation in Lhasa (before and after the 3 nights 4 days tour above) is not included;

5) The tour above is a a group tour, if anyone is seriously ill and can not continue to take the trip from Shigatse to Everest Base Camp (340 km), he or she may have to stay in Shigatse city to wait for the group coming back on the 3rd day, or urgently he or she must return to Lhasa on the second day by train from Shigatse to Lhasa urgently, any extra cost of accommodation (65-75US$ per room night) and transporation cost (3 hours train costs 25$) is to be charged reasonably. Read more about how to against Muntain Sickness now.

6) Please double check with your doctor about your health situation, and ensure that you have suitable travel insurance from your own country.

7) Travelers who entering Lhasa from any cities in China can take the convenient shuttle bus from airport to downtown Lhasa and take taxi to your hotel easily, expensive private car is not a must; and this is the same for hotel to airport. Travelers who enter Lhasa from Kathmandu (or from Lhasa to Kathmandu) needs a tour guide to pick up and drop off because our tour guide has to help you clear the airport customs checking in and out with the travel documents. Bus fee is US$5 per person (guide service is to be charged if included).

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