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10 Days Tour to Lhasa Everest Base Camp from Shanghai by Train

Price from USD 1050 p/p

April to December Best Time
12 Group Size
5200 Max Altitude
Everest base camp, Shigatse, Yamdrok lake , Lhasa

This 10 Days Tour to Lhasa Everest Base Camp from Shanghai by Train, you shall travel all the way to Lhasa by train and then go overland land to Everest base via G318 route, shall stop at Shigatse, Yamdrok lake. Highlights of this trip would Everest Base Camp and Rongbuk Monastery.

DAY BY DAY SUMMARY
Day 1: Board the train to Lhasa in Shanghai
Day 2: On the train
Day 3: Arrive Lhasa
Day 4: Lhasa sightseeing of Drepung monastery and Sera monastery
Day 5: Lhasa sightseeing of Potala Palace, Johnkang temple, Bakor street
Day 6: Lhasa- Gyantse-Shigatse
Day 7: Shigatse -Everest base camp
Day 8: Everest base camp- Shigatse
Day 9: Shigatse- Lhasa
Day 10:Tibet departure
Itinerary Details

Day 1 Board the train to Lhasa in Shanghai train station

Board the train at 20:07 in Shanghai Train Station and head toward all the way to Lhasa.  The train leaves at night, you will need to arrive in the train station 2 hours before the train leaves as there are lots of people in the station.  In the day, you can explore Shanghai city at leisure

Day 2 On the train to Lhasa 

Train will also stop in Xi'an, you will see scenary along the way for the city, towns and village view. After you reaching Xining, you are already at Qinghai Tibet high plateau land, you will able to have a far view of Qinghai lake and other plateau view

Day 3 Arrive Lhasa

Today you will be able to see fantastic Qinghai Tibet highpleature view starting from Golmud 2780m. Nychen Tanggu La mountain will be able taken into you view. The train will finally arrive Lhasa after 7pm. Upon your arrival, our guide and driver shall warm welcome  you and take you to our booked hotel.  It shall be around 30 minutes fro Lhasa train station to the hotel.

As it is the first day in Tibet, you are suggested not to do strong activies like running, jumping. Alchohol is also not recommend for the first night. It's better not to take shower for the first night. Sleeping and ready for the next day activities

Train from Golmud to LhasaScenary from Golmud to Lhasa by train

Day 4: Lhasa city tour

High lights for today : Drepung monastery and Sera Monatery. After a good breakfast at hotel, our guide shall pick you up from hotel around 9am and begin our wonnderful sightseeing for today.

Drepung Monastery is the largest of all Tibetan monasteries that housed for more than 10,000 monks. It was the residence of the Dalai Lamas until the Great Fifth Dalai Lama constructed the Potala. It was known for the high standards of its academic study, and was called the Nalanda of Tibet. And then you also can visit the biggest monastery kitchen in the monastery and enjoy Buddhist sculpture carving workshop near Drepung.

Drepung Monastery Drepung Monastery

Sera Monastery is one of the “great three” Gelug monasteries of Tibet. We will watch the Monks Debate at around 3 - 5 in the afternoon. In addition, you can tour  the Tibetan religious scripture printing house and see three sand Mandalas and colorful Rock Painting of Buddha inside the Monastery.

Sera Monastery Sera Monastery

Optional: If you want to, we can arrange the Wencheng Princess Show at night. Price starting from 60 USD.

Day 5: Lhasa city tour

Today we will visit the Potala Palace, Jokhang Temple and Barkhor Street.

Potala Palace is the winter palace of the Dalai lama. It was put to use since the 7th Century by the 33rd great king of Tibet. The most valuable collections of Potala Palace are the gilded burial stupas of former Dalai Lamas and meditation Cave of the 33rd great king of Tibet.

Potala Palace Potala Palace

Jokhang Temple is known as the center of the Tibetan Buddhism, features Buddhist prayer wheels, reclining deer, golden sutra streamers. Around the temple, you can see a great many of pilgrims praying in front of the temple. If you want to, we can do kora with local pilgrims.

Jokhang Temple Jokhang Temple

We will stroll in the old alleys of Barkhor Street where you can drink the sweet tea, chat with locals and even bargain with the street vendors to understand the real life in Lhasa.

Barkhor Street Barkhor Street

Later we will have welcome dinner together with the whole group members.

Day 6: Lhasa-Gyantse-Shigatse

Today we will drive from Lhasa to Shigatse via Gyantse. On the way, we will pass Gangbala Pass and have bird view of the beautiful Yamdrok Lake (1 of 3 Holy Lakes in Tibet). Later on we will pass Karola Glacier and Manda Dam on the roadside. After we arrive in Gyantse, we will visit the famous Pelkor Monastery and enjoy the far view of  Gyantse Fortress.

Yamdrok Lake Yamdrok Lake

Day 7: Shigatse-Everest Base Camp

In the morning, we will visit the Tashilunpo Monastery-home of Panchen Lama. After passing Tsola and Gyatsola Pass, we will enter Everest Nature Reserve. At Jawula Pass, we will have astonishing view of the Himalaya Range. Afterwards, we will proceed to Everest Base Camp and stay the night at Rongbuk tenthouse. Weather permitting, we can watch the sunset of Everest from the base camp.

Tashilunpo Monastery Everest Base Camp

Day 8: EBC-Shigatse

Getting up early if you want to see the sunrise of Everest. In the morning, we will also visit the highest monastery with nuns and monks living together on earth-Rongbuk Monastery. Drive back to Shigatse.

Sunrise of Everest Base Camp Rongbuk Monastery

Day 9: Shigatse-Lhasa

Today we will drive back from Shigatse to Lhasa following the Yalong Valley and enjoy the scenery of on the way.

Yalong Valley Yalong River

Day 10: Tibet departure

Our guide will drop you to the airport/train station based on your departure time. Tour ends.


Price Guide

Price Includes
1.   Local Transfer: from 5-23 seat depending on the group tour size
2.   Accommodation (3-star sharing twin room)
3.   Local English speaking guide
4.   Entrance tickets listed above
5.   Tibet Travel Permit 
6.   Daily Water
7.   Oxygen supply when needed
8.   Welcome dinners
9.   Service fee
10. Government tax
11. Travel Accident Insurance
12. Pick-up service and drop-off service at fixed time
13. Permit delivery fee inside China
14. Eco bus fee at Everest Base Camp
15. Hard sleeper train ticket from Shanghai to Lhasa

Price Excludes
1. Tips to guide and driver
2. Meals 
3. Your own expenses
4. Single room supplement
5. Train or flight leaving Tibet

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